12 May, 2007

Opening Weekend

28 Weeks Later...


Zombie horror. Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of the British Isles, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

With Catherine McCormack, Robert Carlyle, Amanda Walker, Shahid Ahmed, Garfield Morgan, Emily Beecham

Writers: Rowan Joffe, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo & Jesús Olmo, Enrique López Lavigne
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo interview 1 (audio)
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo interview 2
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo interview 3
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo interview 4

Official site

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The All Together


Comedy. A frustrated TV producer tries to sell his house despite his unreliable housemate.

With Martin Freeman, Corey Johnson, Velibor Topic, Danny Dyer, Richard Harrington

Writer: Gavin Claxton
Director: Gavin Claxton

Production report

Official site

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Goodbye Bafana


Biographical drama. A racist prison guard changes his life by guarding Nelson Mandela.

With Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger, Shiloh Henderson

Writers: Greg Latter (based the book by Bob Graham and James Gregory)
Director: Bille August

Official site

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Like Minds


Thriller. A forensic psychologist determinrs whether a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate or not.

With Toni Collette, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Patrick Malahide, David Threlfall

Writer: Gregory J. Read
Director: Gregory J. Read

Gregory J. Read interview

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Life in a... Metro


Bollywood romance. Various people in Mumbai look for love.

With Shiney Ahuja, Sharman Joshi, Irfan Khan, Kay Kay Menon, Manoj Pahwa, Kangana Ranaut, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shilpa Shetty

Writers: Anurag Basu
Director: Anurag Basu

Anurag Basu interview

Official site

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My Best Friend (Mon meilleur ami)


Comedy. A woman refuses to believe that her business partner has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction, so he scrambles to find someone willing to pose as his best pal.

With Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet, Julie Durand, Henri Garcin

Writers: Patrice Leconte, Jérôme Tonnerre
Director: Patrice Leconte

Patrice Leconte interview 1 (en français)
Patrice Leconte interview 2 (en français)

Official site

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The Night of the Sunflowers (La Noche de los girasoles)


Drama. Episodic drama about Spanish rural life.

With Mariano Alameda, Celso Bugallo, Nadia Casado, Judith Diakhate, Cesáreo Estébanez, Carmelo Gómez

Writer: Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo
Director: Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo

Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo interview 1 (video)
Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo interview 2

Production notes (pdf)

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