Category Film Interviews

INTERVIEW: Dar Gai Talks NAMDEV BHAU: IN SEARCH OF SILENCE

NAMDEV BHAU IN SEARCH OF SILENCE Film

Writer and director Dar Gai talks to Frankly My Dear UK about NAMDEV BHAU: IN SEARCH OF SILENCE and her inspiration behind the film

In her second outing behind the camera, Dar Gai delivers a film that is as visually striking as it is affecting with NAMDEV BHAU IN SEARCH OF SILENCE.

Driving mad by the constant noise of Mumbai City, chauffeur Namdev Bhau is at the end of both his career and his wits...

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INTERVIEW: Mahmoud Sabbagh Talks AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE

Mahmoud Sabbagh attends the World Premiere of AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE

Mahmoud Sabbagh at AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE. Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for BFI

Writer and director Mahmoud Sabbagh talks to Frankly My Dear UK about AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE

Following the success of his debut film BARAKAH MEETS BARAKAH in 2016, Saudi filmmaker Mahmoud Sabbagh makes a welcome return to the big screen with his second feature, AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE.

Blending dark comedy with irony and wit, AMRA AND THE SECOND MARRIAGE tells the story of a 44-year-old housew...

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INTERVIEW: Genevieve Gaunt Talks DUSTY & ME

Luke Newberry and Genevieve Gaunt in Dusty and Me (2016)

Luke Newberry as Dusty and Genevieve Gaunt as Chrissie in DUSTY & ME.

British actress Genevieve Gaunt talks to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on the romantic lead in Betsan Morris Evans’ new family comedy DUSTY & ME

Harry Potter fans will no doubt recognise Genevieve Gaunt as Draco Malfoy’s girlfriend Pansy Parkinson in HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (2004) but outside of the franchise, the British actress has been making magic of her own.

Since making her film debut at age 14, G...

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Interview: Director Steve Read Talks GARY NUMAN: ANDROID IN LA LA LAND

Steve Read Director

Younger readers may not recongise Gary Numan by name but you’ll certainly know his music. The Godfather of electro pop, best known for his hits ARE ‘FRIENDS’ ELECTRIC? and CARS, is considered a pioneer in electronic pop music, influencing musicians like bands like Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters and Nirvana) and Marilyn Manson as well as rock band Nine Inch Nails.

Director Steve Read admits that he knew little of Gary Numan before he went to see him perform at a music festival back in 2012...

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Interview Exclusive: Paul Refsdal Talks DUGMA: THE BUTTON

Paul Refsdal interview Abu Bashir Al-Britani in DUGMA THE BUTTON

Paul Refsdal’s latest film DUGMA: THE BUTTON hasn’t even been released yet and it’s already causing a stir. The original feature film documentary which follows a group of suicide bombers working for Al Qaeda in Syria, was originally picked up by four broadcasters but due to its controversial nature, has come up against some opposition with the director choosing to distribute the film online instead.

Ahead of its official release on iTunes on 2 August, Donna Kelly caught up with the direct...

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In Interview: Henry Rollins Chats About HE NEVER DIED

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is one busy man. The former lead-singer of legendary hardcore punk band Black Flag certainly has his fingers in many pies. He’s a passionate political activist, an international speaker, a poet, a radio show host and an international singer. Add accomplished actor to that list and to call his career multifaceted would be an understatement.

In his latest project, Rollins takes on his first lead role in a film in HE NEVER DIED, a horror-drama written and directed by Jason Krawczyk...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Writer John Hodge talks THE PROGRAM

John Hodge attends the 'The Program' screening, during the BFI London Film Festival, at Vue Leicester Square on October 10, 2015. Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI.

John Hodge attends the ‘The Program’ screening, during the BFI London Film Festival, at Leicester Square on October 10, 2015. Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI.

Frankly My Dear talks to Writer John Hodge about THE PROGRAM

One film causing quite a stir at the 59th BFI London Film Festival is THE PROGRAM, a biographical drama about infamous pro cyclist Lance Armstrong who came back from testicular cancer to win the Tour de France seven times before finally confessing to using performance...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Danny Stack talks WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG?

Danny Stack (L) attends the 'Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?' red carpet during the BFI London Film Festival at Cineworld Haymarket on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI)

Danny Stack (L) attends the ‘Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?’ red carpet during the BFI London Film Festival at Cineworld Haymarket on October 10, 2015. Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI

Frankly My Dear caught up with writer/director Danny Stack at world premiere of WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG?

With 240 film screenings in 12 days, it takes a special kind of film to stand out from the crowd at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Director Luca Guadagnino talks A BIGGER SPLASH and SUSPIRIA

Director Luca Guadagnino attends the screening of A Bigger Splash, during the BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 9, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI)

Director Luca Guadagnino attends the screening of A Bigger Splash, during the BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI)

Six years after his sprawling and florid 2009 melodrama I AM LOVE, Italian Director Luca Guadagnino returns to the big screen with A BIGGER SPLASH, a starry remake of the French detective film LA PISCINE. 

A BIGGER SPLASH tells the story of a high profile couple whose vacation is disr...

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