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Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish filmmaker and novelist. He won an Academy Award (Best Original Screenplay) for The Crying Game.
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Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison.
A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be unfairly pegged as murderers if they relay information to the cops, and promptly set about disposing of the corpses in gruesome ways.
Runtime: 89 min.
Directed by: Ian Fitzgibbon
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) no synchronized sound was permitted, and (3) no more than three takes. The results run the gamut from Zhang Yimou's convention-thwarting joke ...
Runtime: 88 min.
Directed by: Vicente Aranda | Lasse Hallström | Claude Lelouch | John Boorman | Youssef Chahine | Alain Corneau | Raymond Depardon | Francis Girod | Abbas Kiarostami | Cédric Klapisch | Spike Lee | Michael Haneke | Andrei Konchalovsky | David Lynch | Wim Wenders | Costa-Gavras | Theo Angelopoulos | Peter Greenaway | Hugh Hudson | Gaston Kaboré | Lucian Pintilie | Arthur Penn | Yoshishige Yoshida | Helma Sanders-Brahms | Jerry Schatzberg | Nadine Trintignant | Fernando Trueba | Liv Ullmann | Jaco Van Dormael | Régis Wargnier | Zhang Yimou | Sarah Moon | Merzak Allouache | Gabriel Axel | James Ivory | Patrice Leconte | Ismail Merchant | Claude Miller | Idrissa Ouedraogo | Jacques Rivette | Bigas Luna
Scottish Television's film on the 40th Edinburgh International Film Festival in 1986, starring Robbie Coltrane (a former EIFF chauffeur) and featuring interviews with Bill Forsyth, Samuel Fuller and Barry Norman, among many others.
Runtime: 40 min.
Directed by: Ross Wilson