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UKFC announces India Blighty line-up

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The UK Film Council (UKFC) has announced the full line-up of films for British film showcase, From Blighty with Love (see news), which will screen in the Indian cities of Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore from February 26-March 11.

The films, none of which have been available to the cinema-going public in India before, are: James Marsh’s Man on Wire [+see also:
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, Armando Iannucci’s In the Loop [+see also:
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, Julian Jarrold’s Brideshead Revisited [+see also:
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, Stephan Elliot’s Easy Virtue [+see also:
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, Michael Winterbottom’s Genova [+see also:
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, Stephen Poliakoff’s Glorious 39 [+see also:
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, Sally Potter’s Rage [+see also:
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and François Ozon’s Angel [+see also:
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Sarah McKenzie, the UKFC’s Senior Executive for Export Development said, “The UKFC is working hard to open up UK film to international markets and audiences, and to promote our home-grown talent to new viewers. From Blighty with Love is the first time that India’s English-speaking audiences will be offered a whole new British cinema experience. The star studded line-up includes a broad range of genres, from comedy and drama through to documentary, and provides a fantastic taster of the excellence and diversity of British filmmaking.”

The initiative’s Joint Project Patron Shekhar Kapur said, “I could not recommend this package of excellent movies more highly, and believe that there is something in there for everybody.”

Fellow Joint Patron and British Deputy High Commissioner in Mumbai, Vicki Treadell, added, “Indian and British cinema are among the best and most vibrant in the world, with actors, directors, musicians and technical and production values of international repute. I am sure that the season will be a great success, and one that I hope the film communities of our two countries will build on.”

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