Listen to Reviews of LA CHIMERA, CIVIL WAR and an interview about BACK TO BLACK.47:0015 April 2024

In this week’s episode of Primal Screen, Flick Ford is accompanied by Cerise Howard, as they delve into Alice Rohrwacher's newest film, La Chimera. The movie features a compelling cast including Josh O'Connor, Carol Duarte, Alba Rohrwacher, and Isabella Rossellini.

Alice Rohrwacher's latest 2023 film LA CHIMERA.

Additionally, Sally Christie engages in a revealing conversation with Marisa Abela, exploring her portrayal in the biographical drama Back to Black, which reflects on the tumultuous life of the iconic British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Next up, we look at Alex Garland’s latest film, Civil War. Set against a backdrop of a war-torn United States, this dystopian narrative follows a cadre of photojournalists chronicling the harrowing escalations of conflict. The film stars Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Cailee Spaeny, and offers a stark examination of the implications of war through the lens of those who document its realities.

Alex Garland's 2024 release, CIVIL WAR.

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Primal Screen is a show all about screen culture - from movies on the big screen to whatever you're streaming. It's a mix of new releases and retrospective film and television reviews, plus interviews with film practitioners and industry professionals.

Hosted and produced by Flick Ford.
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