Edinburgh International Film Festival 2005

Celebration of the work of the Maysles Brothers, this strand also features interviews with the great and good of cinema.

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: Black Box, British Gala, Directors' Showcase, Document, Gala, Late Night Romps, Mirrorball, Retrospective: Michael Powell, Rosebud, Shorts

Albert Maysles: 3 Shorts Albert Maysles: 3 Shorts
Albert Maysles: 3 Shorts and Salesman
Albert Maysles: 3 Shorts (Meet Marlon Brando, With Love From Truman, Muhammad And Larry) (Country: US; Year: 1966; Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles)
Short documentary records interviews with Marlon Brando, Truman Capote and Muhammad Ali.
Salesman (Country: US; Year: 1969; Director: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin)
Following four door-to-door salesmen around the States in the late Sixties.
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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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