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David Hockney, Maria Friedman on High Society, Clouds of Sils Maria

May 14th, 2015

Episode 897 of 1502 episodes

With Kirsty Lang. David Hockney discusses Painting and Photography as a new exhibition of his latest work opens in London, in which he explores the issue of perspective which has always troubled him as an artist. Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart star in Olivier Assayas' film Clouds of Sils Maria, the story of an actress at the height of her fame who is asked to star in a play in which she once played the young lead. Stewart won a César earlier this year for her role in the film as Binoche's personal assistant. Hannah McGill reviews. Maria Friedman talks about putting her stamp on a new theatrical production of High Society, based on the 1939 play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry - later turned into two major Hollywood films - and the songs of Cole Porter; and playing Linda Carter's Mum in EastEnders. Producer: Ella-mai Robey.

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