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Film 83


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with Barry Norman
Including reviews of current releases and news of the latest films in production and the personalities involved.
The Twilight Zone: Hollywood directors STEVEN SPIELBERG , JOHN LANDIS , GEORGE MILLER and JOE DANTE pay homage to the 60s television series, in this reworking of four episodes of the science fiction fantasy.
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence : DAVID BOWIE and TOM conti star in this Anglo-Japanese co-production about human relationships, set in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp during World War II.
Btue Thunder: Roy Scheider talks about his latest film, a technological thriller, in which his co-star is a helicopter.
(A series of selected episodes from the first Twilight Zone television series will be shown from next week, on BBC2. For details see next week's issue.)


Unknown: Barry Norman
Directors: Steven Spielberg
Directors: John Landis
Directors: George Miller
Unknown: Mr Lawrence
Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Tom Conti
Talks: Roy Scheider
Director: Jonathan Dent
Producer: Judy Lindsay

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