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  • 1 year ago

With Francine Stock.

Julia Ducournau discusses her French cannibal movie Raw, which reportedly had audience members passing out in the aisles at a screening in the Toronto Film Festival.

The life of Pablo Neruda - communist, womaniser and poet - is explored in a surreal detective story simply called Neruda. The film's director Pablo Larrain explains why there's never been a poet quite like the former Chilean politician, who was possibly murdered in his bed.

In a week when two bio-pics about poets are released, Ian McMillan presents Daffodils 2, his poetic response to the more annoying cliches of poets in movies.

The Film Programme's A to Z Of Directors arrives at F this week. Critics Catherine Bray and Sophie Monks Kaufman try to persuade Francine to the very different pleasures of David Fincher and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.