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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Paul Laverty. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Paul Laverty, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Paul Laverty. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Paul Laverty, often where they are interviewed.

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Looking For Eric (2009) with Andrew Graves - Screenplay by Paul Laverty

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‘Looking For Eric’ is a pretty unique film. A postal worker from Manchester in the middle of a personal crisis suddenly finds himself talking to the apparition of the legendary French player Eric Cantona, and attempts to turn his life around in order to have another shot at happiness. Paul Laverty’s screenplay is a reflection on aging, memory, mistakes, community, family and football. There was plenty to discuss in this episode, and I was joined by Andrew Graves, the author of the new book ‘Welcome to the Cheap Seats: Silver Screen Portrayals of the British Working Class’. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in learning more about this branch of cinema, from ‘Saturday Night and Sunday Morning’ to ‘This is England’. You can buy it here from the publisher, Five Leaves.

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Apr 13 2020 · 1hr 36mins
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MADIGAN – Bill Bratton & SORRY WE MISSED YOU – Paul Laverty

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In this episode, Film Forum Presents two events: From our archive, an introduction by former New York Police Department commissioner Bill Bratton, who appeared with Don Siegel’s 1968 crime drama MADIGAN as part of our NYPD repertory series in 2011. You’ll also hear a recent Q&A with Paul Laverty, screenwriter of Ken Loach’s acclaimed drama SORRY WE MISSED YOU, which is now available for rental in our Virtual Cinema. But first, a new weekly segment. Photo: Paul Laverty at Film Forum. Photo by Laura Bregman.

Apr 01 2020 · 33mins

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November on EH-FM: Reviews of Monos, The Nightingale, Meeting Gorbachev, and the release of Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, & Paul Laverty

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For Cinetopia's November broadcast on EH-FM, Amanda Rogers (Co-Founder of Cinetopia) and Jim Ross (Managing Editor of TAKE ONE Magazine) review Monos, Meeting Gorbachev from Werner Herzog, and The Nightingale. Jim also briefly discusses the release of Martin Scorsese’s new Netflix epic The Irishman and interviews Paul Laverty about his latest collaboration with Ken Loach, Sorry We Missed You.

05:25 - The Irishman & Upcoming Netflix releases

13:42 - Monos

24:40 - Meeting Gorbachev

34:05 - The Nightingale

45:55 - Paul Laverty Interview & Sorry We Missed You

1:07:48 - What’s On & Next Month

Nov 19 2019 · 1hr 10mins
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Sorry We Missed You with Paul Laverty | Picturehouse

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Felicity Beckett talks to celebrated screenwriter Paul Laverty about his new film, Sorry We Missed You, directed by Ken Loach, in cinemas now. 

Set in Newcastle, Ken Loach’s new tale of predicament is about a family struggling to get on the housing ladder. In the Loach tradition, it’s fierce, open and angry: a film about the real human cost of our economic development.

Ricky is a labourer, proud of never having been on the dole, and his wife, Abby, is a contract nurse and carer. Despite working longer and harder, they realise they will never have independence or their own home. As their debts increase and as Abby faces exploitative pressures at work, even for a strong, loving family, life is becoming toxic. So, when the app revolution offers Ricky a golden opportunity, it’s now or never.

Nov 01 2019 · 16mins

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Halloween Special, plus interviews with Jillian Bell and Paul Laverty and reviews of 'Doctor Sleep' and 'Sorry We Missed You'

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On a bumper-sized edition of The Filum Show, we've got reviews for Stephen King's 'Doctor Sleep' and Ken Loach's 'Sorry We Missed You', as well as two very special interviews with Jillian Bell, the star of 'Brittany Runs A Marathon' and Paul Laverty, the screenwriter of 'Sorry We Missed You'. As well as this, Dee, Eoin and Brian talk about their favourite horrors as it's our Halloween Special! 

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Oct 31 2019 · 1hr 34mins
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Paul Laverty: From Daniel Blake to Carlos Acosta; Secrets of The Shining

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With Antonia Quirke.

Writer Paul Laverty explains why he followed up I, Daniel Blake with a bio-pic about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta. Yuli is directed by his partner Iciar Bollain, and this is their fourth collaboration as writer and director. They explain how they first met on the set of Ken Loach's Land And Freedom.

Gordon Stainforth, the music editor of The Shining, reveals some little known facts about its famous score and why Stanley Kubrick was not the control freak that he's often been made out to be. Neil Brand reveals the differences between the music on the soundtrack and the original score composed by Wendy Carlos.
Apr 11 2019 · 49mins
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Writer Paul Laverty talks about his film The Olive Tree and the political impact of his Ken Loach collaboration I, Daniel Blake.

Director Kleber Mendonça Filho tells us what happened after the cast and crew of his film Aquarius used the red carpet at Cannes to protest against the Brazilian government.

Is cinema too left-wing? And does it have any political impact anyway? Toby Young, Maitland McDonagh and Will Massa discuss.

And we reveal the results of our poll - will it be Claire Denis or Ava DuVernay?
Mar 23 2017 · 29mins
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I, Daniel Blake with Ken Loach, Hayley Squires, Paul Laverty | Film Q&A

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“follow your instinct... leave space to be ambushed. if a character has got life it’ll take you to places that you’ll never expect” Paul Laverty

director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty, producer Rebecca O'Brien and actors Hayley Squires + Dave Johns discuss the real-life stories that inspired I, Daniel Blake
Jan 11 2017 · 43mins