Midnight Sun Film Festival

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Alan Rudolph interviews in Vérité and Arrow Video’s Blu Ray of The Long Goodbye (1973)

In the December issue of Vérité film magazine you can read an abridged extract of my interview with Alan Rudolph which covers his career from the early days up to Choose Me (1984). http://issuu.com/veritefilmmagazine/docs I have also conducted another interview with Alan for the booklet of Arrow Video‘s blu ray release of Altman‘s The Long … Continue reading


Full interview with Philip Kaufman

An extract from my interview with Philip Kaufman was published in the August edition of Vérité film magazine here: http://issuu.com/veritefilmmagazine/docs/verite_august_2013 Below is the full interview conducted in collaboration with Peter von Bagh: What was the first film you saw in your life? The first film I saw, it’s hard to remember exactly which was the … Continue reading

Peter von Bagh weekend in Helsinki

I first came across the name, Peter von Bagh, several years ago whilst trying to hunt down the Louis Feuillade film Tih Minh (1918). The US film writer Jonathan Rosenbaum had sent me the film but it was missing the final few chapters, which amounted to almost another 2 hours. Jonathan indicated to me that … Continue reading

28th Midnight Sun Film Festival (12-16 June 2013), Sodankylä, Lapland

“Have you slept?” – That’s the question you’re most likely to hear during your time at the Midnight Sun Film Festival, held each year in the small town of Sodankylä in Finnish Lapland. Not because it’s a particularly noisy place, nor necessarily because of the 24-hour daylight that occurs in June at this latitude, but … Continue reading

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