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Belushi (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: RJ Cutler; Writer: RJ Cutler; Stars: Penny Marshall, Carrie Fisher, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bruce McGill, John Landis, Harold Ramis, Jim Belushi, John Belushi, Candice Bergen, Jane Curtin, Don Novello, Ivan Reitman, Joe Flaherty, Lorne Michaels)
Combines footage of Belushi’s legendary acts with rare footage and personal letters to his wife Judy to illuminate one of the great performers of the late 20th century.
El Father Plays Himself (El Father Como Si Mismo) (Country: Venezuela, UK, Italy, US; Year: 2020; Director: Mo Scarpelli; Stars: Jorge Thielen Hedderich, Jorge Thielen Armand, Jorge Thielen Hedderich, Jorge Thielen Armand)
Complex portrait of the director's life partner Jorge Thielen Armand as he directs a film about the unconventional life of his father, Jorge Roque Thielen.
Television Event (Country: Australia; Year: 2020; Director: Jeff Daniels; Stars: Nicholas Meyer, Ted Koppel, Stephanie Austin, Ellen Anthony, Stu Samuels, Robert A. Papazian, Jack Wright, Edward Hume, Walton Dornisch, Brandon Stoddard, Mark Weinberg, David Longhurst, Nicholas Meyer, Ted Koppel, Stephanie Austin)
On November 20, 1983, ABC-TV broadcast The Day After, a chilling fictional account of the aftermath of a nuclear war on a small Kansas town. This film investigates its impact on the Regan era and beyond.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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