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Forbidden

A brief introduction to the film that follows, Tetsuo II: Body Hammer, which is showing as part of the Forbidden season of films exploring dark and disturbing areas of the imagination. Producer Nick Freand Jones
Film premiere
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
Sci-fi horror sequel to the cult film Tetsuo: Iron Man.
When some skinheads kidnap his son, Taniguchi Tomoo undergoes a strange body mutation and begins to evolve into a killing machine. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Taniguchi TOMOROH TAGUCHI, Kana NOBU KANAOKA, Yatsu SHINYATSUKAMOTO, Minori KEINOSUKE
TOMIOKA.TaniguchisfatherSUJINKIM Director ShinyaTsukamoto (1991.18)
* See Films: pages 54-57 ★★★
Followed byWeatherview
BBC Two England

I, Samurai: BBC4 on BBC2

Andrew Graham-Dixon journeys into the art and soul of the Samurai by immersing himself in the rituals and practices of the warrior cult. On a trip to Japan, he witnesses the creation of a Samurai sword by one of the few remaining such craftsmen, visits a stunning garden made of nothing but rock and gravel, gets tipsy with a geisha and films a scene for his very own Samurai action film.
Director Patrick Dickinson ; Producer Martin Rosenbaum
BBC Two England

The World About Us

Futebol Brasil
Reinaldo, now 25, has been playing for Brazil since he was 17. He's been called the most intelligent footballer in Brazil, both on and off the pitch. This is a portrait of Reinaldo, of his team ATLÉTICO MINEIRO and of the good-natured, exuberant fans-among them Eni dos Santos. Eni is a beautiful dark-skinned girl who goes to all of Atletico's matches. Observing the passionate fervour she brings to her support for Reinaldo and his team-mates, one can see how Brazilians have almost made football into a religious cult.
Film cameraman BUTCH CALDERWOOD Sound RICHARD MANTON
Film editor RAY WINGROVE Producer JULIAN COOPER
Series editors PETER JONES , ANTHONY ISAACS • BACK PAGES: 78-79
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of outstanding cult films.
An American Werewolf in London
Starring
David Naughton Jenny Agutter Griffin Dunne
When two American youths are attacked by a werewolf on an English moor, one of them, Jack Goodman , is killed, but his friend David Kessler is saved and wakes up in a London hospital. Beset by nightmares, David is told they are all in his mind but soon he is paid a visit by his dead friend, Jack, horribly mutilated and bearing bad news. John Landis directed this gripping tale of terror, garnished with wit, suspense and spine-chilling special effects.
0 INFORMATION: a 'Moviedrome' guide featuring films from all three series is available, price £2.75, from [address removed]. FILMS: pages 16-20 t CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult movies.
Knightriders
First showing on network television for this bizarre tale
starring Ed Harris, Tom Savini
Travelling the countryside of America, Billy and his troupe are modern day knights
'jousting' on motorbikes and dedicated to the ideals of the past. But the forces of evil are poised to do battle with them. George Romero, famous for the Living Dead zombie films directed this movie which has a cameo appearance by horror writer Stephen King.
FILMS: pages 27-30
PICTURE STORY: page 39
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Carny
Drama starring Jodie Foster
Gary Busey
Robbie Robertson
Frankie and Patch are side-show artists in a travelling carnival. When they meet
Donna it is the beginning of an erotic and dangerous adventure. A rare screening of this unusual drama from
Robbie Robertson of The Band. Director Robert Kaylor (1980)
FIlM REVIEWS page 45-50
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: The Harder They Come

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Starring Jimmy Cliff
Ivan, a young Jamaican, leaves his country home for Kingston to break into the music business and finds himself drawn into a world of violence and corruption.
(1972)
FILM REVIEWS pages 51-56
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Salvador

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Film drama starring James Woods, James Belushi
1980: a war photographer, his life in tatters, escapes to El Salvador only to find a civil war that is to change his life.
Director Oliver Stone (1986)
BBC Radio 4 FM

Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow reviews the film version of Martin Sherman 's harrowing play Bent, starring Clive Owen ,
Lothaire Bluteau and Ian McKellen. Plus a look at the cult film Good Will Hunting. Producer Stephen Hughes Revised repeat at 9.30pm
BBC Two England

I Love the Seventies

Continuing the new Saturday-night strand celebrating a decade of popular culture, spotlighting everything from the fads, fashions and films to the stars, sounds and sport. Ends 2.00am. See Choice.
8.55 I Love 1971
A series focusing on every year of the decade, each presented by a celebrity well known for their connections with the seventies. Tonight Britt Ekland looks back to 1971, the year in which she broke into the limelight with her role in the cult thriller Get Carter. She recalls the craze for space hoppers, the wonderfully insane children's television show, Banana Splits and ponders the success of singles like Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep. (S) W)
BBC Two England

The Importance of Being Elegant

Papa Wemba , a well-known Congolese singer, is also a prominent figure in a Paris- and Brussels-based cult known as La Sape , whose acolytes - many of whom are illegal immigrants - spend huge amounts on designer clothes in an effort to appear as conspicuously elegant as possible. Set to the strains of Wemba's music, this film from the Storyville documentary strand follows him as he prepares for what's being touted as his last major concert. Directors George Amponsah and Cosima Spender
Series editor Nick Fraser www.bbc.co.uk/storyville
BBC Four

Round the Horne....Revisited

Brian Cooke's acclaimed play of the cult 60s radio show that sent up the British establishment.

COMEDY Round the Horne... Revisited 9.10pm BBC4
Round the Horne is undoubtedly the most quotable and quoted radio show in history. From "Hello, my name's Julian, this is my friend Sandy" to Rambling Syd Rumpo "nadgering his artefacts", it's an absolute feast for anyone who loves clever comedy, but who above all loves words.
Though fans might yearn to see the real thing with more archive clips than there are here, this straightforward film of the West End hit Round the Horne ... Revisited will do quite nicely. The actors are spookily accurate in their re-creations of the fabulous cast of Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden, though there are a few pointless forays into the outside world when the action leaves the stage.
And it will doubtless prompt any fan to think of their favourite ever line from the series. Mine's from the outrageously camp Julian, a practitioner of Bona Law, who tells Kenneth Horne in all innocence: "We've got a criminal practice that takes up most of our time." I don't know how they got away with it. (Alison Graham)
BBC Two England

Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces another classic cult film.
The Incredible Shrinking Man starring
Grant Williams
Randy Stuart.
Scott Carey and his wife are holidaying on a boat when he is momentarily enveloped in a strange mist. Six months later Scott finds that his body is beginning to shrink ...
Jack Arnold 's chilling sci-fi tale features ingenious special effects and a fine script by Richard Matheson.
Screenplay by RICHARD MATHESON Produced by ALBERT ZUGSMITH Directed by JACK ARNOLD Television presentation by NICK JONES
0 FILMS: page 14
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Moving Pictures Presents: Choose Me

Starring Genevieve Bujold Keith Carradine
Lesley Ann Warren
Eve runs a bar where lonely hearts meet. Dr Nancy Love runs a radio phone-in for those with sexual problems. Mickey has just left a mental hospital. At Eve's Bar, all three come together as strangers.
Writer/Director Alan Rudolph
0 FILMS: pages 29-34
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Brazil

Alex Cox introduces another outstanding cult film: Brazil
Starring Jonathan Pryce, Robert de Niro
Sam Lowry is happy in his job at the Ministry of Information - his frequent flights of fantasy taking him away from the drab reality. Then the worst occurs - a mistake in the system!
Before he knows it, Sam meets the girl of his dreams and finds himself in a nightmare world.
GUIDE: featuring all the films from the three 'Moviedrome' seasons is available from [address removed]. price £2.75.
CEEFAX SUBTITLES
BBC Two England

Moving Pictures

Tonight: the first TV profile of American director Alan Rudolph , whose output ranges from studio projects like his new romantic comedy Love at Large to cult classics like Choose Me, shown tonight at 11.55pm. And a look at Steadicam, a device which allows the camera to glide smoothly as the operator walks or even runs. It's inventor, Garrett Brown , tells how he used the device on Stanley
Kubrick's The Shining, and Francis Coppola 's One from the Heart. Presented by Kate Leys. Series producer Paul Kerr
BBC Two England

Leningrad Cowboys Go America

First showing on network television.
The Leningrad Cowboys, the worst band in the world, despair of making the big time in the tundra and decide to try their luck in America. Writer and director Aki
Kaurismaki's off-the-wall road movie includes a guest appearance by the cult film director Jim Jarmusch.
0 STEREO
FILMS: pages 35-41
BBC Two England

Pete Kelly's Blues

Cult film directed by and starring
Jack Webb
A re-creation of the 20s complete with bootlegging, speakeasies and jazz.
* FILMS: pages 41-50
BBC Two England

Moviedrome: Carrie

Alex Cox introduces the last in the cult film series.
Horror movie starring Sissy Spacek, John Travolta
Teenager Carrie is hated by her schoolmates who make her life a misery with their taunting and teasing. But unbeknown to them, she has special powers. (1976)
BBC Two England

Weird Night

Cult director Roger Corman introduces the night's forthcoming weird programmes.
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