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2/6. Jazz and prohibition threw classes and cultures together - and spiced up musical theatre. Hosted by Julie Andrews.
7.55 3/6. Broadway thrived during the Great Depression: Cole Porter productions offered escapism while others had a political message. The series concludes tomorrow.


Julie Andrews
Cole Porter

Isabella Rossellini, Maria de Medeiros and Mark McKinney star in Guy Maddin's surreal musical drama from 2003, based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. A double amputee launches a contest to find the world's most melancholy melody.

(Review p52) (BW and colour)
(Three short films by the movie's director Guy Maddin are showing after midnight Film Highlights: page 46)


Guy Maddin
Kazuo Ishiguro
Isabella Rossellini
Maria de Medeiros
Mark McKinney

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