Tuesday, 23 October 2012

56th BFI London Film Festival Day Seven

Day 7 of the 56th BFI London Film Festival  was in full swing as Premiere Scene's Rachel Mullins and William MacLaughlan interview  screenwriter / director Rama Burshtein and actors Ido Samuel and Irit Sheleg about the coming of age story of an Orthodox Jewish girl.


Critically acclaimed film My Brother The Devil premieres. Premiere Scene’s Rachel Mullins and William MacLaughlan interview cast members James Floyd, Fady Elsayed, Anthony Welsh, Ashley “Bashy “Thomas” and Aymen Hamdouchi about how they prepared for their parts.  Set in Hackney, London the actors revealed to us the reasons why this film stands out from other East End gangster movies.


Across Leicester Square at the 56th BFI LFF Premiere Scene's Claire Bueno and Anthony Bueno interview director Roger Michell as he enlightens us on adapting the radio play Hyde Park On Hudson to a screenplay and actors Bill Murray and Samuel West give us an insight into how they prepared for their historic roles as Franklin D. Roosevelt and King George VI.


Meanwhile Premiere Scene’s Rachel Mullins and William MacLaughlan  had the pleasure of interviewing the delightful John Hawkes for his new film The Sessions. Join us as we find out how he emotionally and physically he prepared for the role of a man who was a victim of polio.





The evening draws to a close at the 56th BFI LFF as Premiere Scene’s Claire Bueno and Anthony Bueno interview Monty Python and childhood heroes Michael Palin and Terry Jones who were accompanied by Carol Cleveland and directors Ben Timlett, Jeff Simpson and Bill Jones as they attend the Premiere of A Liar’s Autobiography 3D . Join us as we discuss the uniqueness of the Python humour, the freedom of expression within animation and the tribute played to their sadly departed chum Graham Chapman.

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