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World cinema spring 2009

Paolo Sorrentino directs Il Divo
Paolo Sorrentino directs Il Divo

In a special extra edition of I’m Ready for My Close-Up, heralding the start of spring, Alex Fitch and Jessica Fostekew look at two new critically acclaimed world cinema releases. Alex Fitch interviews director Christophe Van Rompaey and star Jurgen Delnaet of the new Belgian rom-com Moscow, Belgium (Aanrijding in Moscou), while Jess Fostekew talks to director Paolo Sorrentino about his new film Il Divo, which chronicles the life of former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti who has been tried for murder and for ties to the Mafia.

(N.B. this is an extra edition of IRFMCU in addition to the regular 10.30pm show)

6pm 26/03/09 Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com

audioListen to the podcast of the interviews with Christophe Van Rompaey and Jurgen Delnaet + Paolo Sorrentino + Alex Fitch reviews the Spanish science fiction thriller Timecrimes (Los cronocrí­menes) and David Warwick looks at Geoffrey Malins’s new DVD The Battle of the Somme (1916).

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Listen to Alex Fitch’s interview with Toby Haggith (Imperial War Museum) and Andrew Robertshaw (National Army Museum) about the restoration of The Battle of the Somme
Listen to Jessica Fostekew’s previous appearance on IRFMCU: delivering a Sweeney Todd monologue