Louder Than Words

An Identity Films Production, directed by Anthony Fabian, this film stars David Duchovny, Hope Davis and Timothy Hutton. Based on true events, it tells the poignant story of John and Brenda Fareri, grieving parents who were inspired by the unexpected death of their young daughter to build a world class children's hospital. The hospital not only helps the family to heal, but becomes a model for children's hospitals around the world. Rex Reed in the New York Observer called it "A feel-good film with an infections sense of inspiration." The film was released across US cinemas in August 2014 and is now available on DVD.

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Bach & Variations

Super-16mm, 30 minutes, drama, Ovation (USA)

 

Bach’s masterpiece, The Goldberg Variations, acts as the catalyst for a complex love story about a woman and two men.

 

Stars Nina Young, Bernard Brieux and Lawrence Good.

 

Festivals include: British Short Film, Singapore, Hamptons

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British Legends of Stage and Screen

HD, 45 minutes x 8, UK

 

Now available on DVD from Amazon UK and Odeon Entertainment

 

A new series of in depth interviews with Britain’s finest post-war actors, reflecting not only on their careers in theatre, film and television but also on a changing time, a life of extraordinary encounters and the events that shaped their lives.

 

Featuring Sir Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Sir Michael Gambon, Dame Diana Rigg, Michael York, Sir Christopher Lee, Glenda Jackson and Sir Ian McKellen.

 

Executive Producer: Sandy Lieberson. Co-Producer: John Dunworth.

 

DVD released by Odeon Entertainment, UK.

 

For International Sales, please contact Dominic Saville at: www.3ddgroup.com

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Skin

35mm, 1 hour 45 minutes, drama, UK/South Africa

 

Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a "coloured" girl born to two white Afrikaner parents, unaware of their black ancestry.

 

The film stars Sophie Okonedo as Sandra Laing, Sam Neill as her father Abraham and Alice Krige as her mother Sannie.

 

www.skinthemovie.net

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Embracing the Tiger

HD 59 minutes, Sky

 

This hour-long documentary explores the history, philosophy, health benefits, martial aspects and practice of Tai Chi — uncovering the reasons behind its rising popularity in the world today.

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While the Music Lasts

DVCAM 59 minutes, Ovation (USA)

 

Celebrating Musica Nel Chiostro — The Batignano Opera Festival


Adam Pollock has been making opera history for the past 30 years. The festival he founded in Southern Tuscany has provided a platform for an astonishing number of artists working in international opera today.

 

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Harmony in Hanoi

DVCAM 59 minutes

 

A documentary about the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, shot on location in Hanoi.

 

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Prick

35mm, 6min, drama

A story of love, lust and trust. Is it ever the right time to have babies?

 

Starring: Mark Gillis, Rachel Pickup, Mark Wakeling and Susannah York. Director of Photography — Jonathan Bloom, Sound Recordist — Rash Omar, Editor — Damien Rea. Music performed and composed by Antonia Forcione.

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Township Opera

DVCAM, 59 minutes, BBC, UK

Documentary about the Spier Music Festival in Cape Town, South Africa. This was the first film to be shown solo on the new arts channel, BBC 4, in 2001.   features emerging talent from South Africa who went on to win the Golden Bear in Berlin for UCarmen Ekhayelitscha. Shortlisted for a One World Media Award.

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Total Eclipse

DVCAM 10 minutes, Harmonia Mundi USA

Short film to promote the new recording of John Tavener’s composition, premiered at St Paul’s Cathedral in June, 2000. Features saxophonist John Harle.

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Jean

35mm, 10 minutes, drama

 

A woman alone in her country house is haunted by a mysterious young man.

 

Stars Susannah York, Gyuri Sarossy and Nicholas Clay. Premiered at Dublin Film Festival. 

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Candy

35mm, 14 minutes, drama

Dark comedy about a supermodel in decline and a young girl who aspires to be like her. Stars Lone Madsen, Brooke Kinsella, Oliver Tobias, and Miriam Margolyes. Festivals include: Edinburgh, Angers, British Short FIlm, Singapore.

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Renée Fleming

Super 16mm, 9 minutes, Decca Records

 

The Beautiful Voice

 

Interview with the acclaimed American soprano, shot on the streets of Paris.

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Angela Gheorghiu

Beta/Super 16mm, 12 minutes, Decca Records

 

My World

 

Interview and songs from around the world, performed by the Romanian opera star. Filmed in London and Paris.

 

Super 16mm, 12 minutes, Decca Records

‘Ebben?’ from La Wally

 

Performance piece set against the canals and fountains of Paris.
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Il Turco in Italia

Digi-Beta, 15 minutes, Decca Records

Recording sessions for Rossini’s opera with Cecilia Bartoli, Alessandro Corbelli, Ramon Vargas and Riccardo Chailly. Shot in the Conservatorio Verdi, Milan.

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Pavarotti’s Greatest Hits

Digi-Beta, 7 minutes, Decca Records

Interview with the Italian tenor at the Conservatorio Verdi, Milan; performance sections from concerts throughout the world.

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Christophe Rousset

Super-16mm, 15 minutes, Decca Records

Scarlatti, Rameau, Marin Marais

 

Interview, recording sessions and performance pieces, set in a Chateau at the foot of the French Alps.

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Cecilia Bartoli
Super-16mm, 30 minutes, Decca Records

 

Chant d’Amour


Interview and performance pieces from the Italian singer's French recital album. Shot in London and Cádiz, Spain.

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Super-16mm, 12 minutes, Decca Records

Debussy Préludes

 

Interview and performance piece: a conceptualized treatment of ‘What The West Wind Saw’ and ‘The Girl with the Flaxen Hair’. Set in the Lisson Gallery, with Sculptures by Turner Prize-winner Anish Kapoor.

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Joshua Bell

Super-16mm, 8 minutes, Decca Records

 

Tambourin chinois

 

 

Interview followed by performance of Kreisler’s virtuosic ‘chinoiserie’ piece. Shot in The Temple, Gunnersbury House and London’s Chinatown. Cameo appearance by Emily Mortimer.

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Olli Mustonen

Visions fugitives

Super-16mm, 11 minutes, promo

 

Interview and performance piece with the young Finnish pianist, shot in Henry Wood Hall, London.

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