Rosy Hunt speaks to Richard Heslop about his film FRANK, screening at the Cambridge Film Festival on September 19th, and his career. “I was not a happy bunny when I started writing FRANK – I used it as a kind of therapy to exorcise my demons.”
Lovers of Bacon, Bergman and John Cage will deeply appreciate Max Weinman’s APSIS. Rosy Hunt spoke to the director of this remarkable short.
THE FUNERAL is showing as part of the TO RUST section of ShortFusion. A mixture of Peter Greenaway and Samuel Beckett, but with thoroughly South Korean style, writes Rosy Hunt.
Screening in Sawston on day 1 of CFF: Robert Donat stars as “wrong man” Hannay in this, the most popular of all adaptations of Buchan’s novel, which found favour with the author himself despite its many liberties.
Rosy Hunt’s must-see films at CFF2012 are George Kuchar’s black comedy porno THUNDERCRACK and Jodorowsky’s Italian classic SANTA SANGRE. Get in the mood for glorious exploitation with this Radley Metzger retrospective.
Self-styled “producer come executive producer come lumpen prole fundraiser and self-effacing emo philips monkey in front of the camera gimp” Kate Spicer visited Cambridge Arts Picturehouse recently to talk about her documentary MISSION TO LARS.
Leading up to Made In Britain season, read about having dreams UNMADE IN CHINA – Rosy Hunt speaks to have-a-go heroes Gil Kofman and Tanner Barklow about culture clash and production hell in the Orient.
To anyone who knows it only from their own performance in the schoolroom, SPRING AND PORT WINE sticks in the memory as a ”Peter and Jane” introduction to social deprivation and teen pregnancy.
Every year, households, retailers and food services waste enough food to satisfy the hunger of the world’s malnourished at least twice over. Valentin Thurn’s documentary asks why civilised societies throw away so much food, and how we can stop, or at least offset, the effects of our shameful waste.
Rosy Hunt interviews young director Lab Ky Mo about the jewel in his portfolio to date: the Jarmusch-esque 3 MILE RADIUS, starring the excellent Ozzie Yue.
“Grace has come and gone. Who saw it and who didn’t?” Rosy Hunt reviews IRMA VEP, which screens at this year’s Bradford Film Festival. It will be introduced in person by director Olivier Assayas, who describes the film as”a comedy about brilliance”.
The British Silent Film Festival will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary in Cambridge at the Arts Picturehouse with a four-day programme starting on April 19th. Look out for special print copies of TAKE ONE at the Picturehouse and around Cambridge and read full coverage here at takeonecff.com
BOBBY YEAH, Robert Morgan’s heart-stopping stopmotion masterpiece, screens at Bradford Film Festival alongside JUAN OF THE DEAD on Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd April.
Seven shorts tied up this year’s film festival in Norwich, from BAFTA winner A MORNING STROLL to a graduation film from the University of Wales. Rosy Hunt reviews.
It’s plain to see just from the trailer that this isn’t your typical, brainless romcom – from the idiosyncratic characterisation to the humour and honesty of the script, LOVE AFTER SUNRISE shows true potential for a thinking man’s look at love.