The Railway Man

BIFF Film Review – The Railway Man (UK/Australia, 2013)

It’s refreshing to see a war film that doesn’t concentrate on the ‘fighting’ aspect of war. Instead, The Railway Man, which opened the Brisbane International Film Festival, focuses on the effects of war such as post-traumatic stress disorder and its devastating nature for decades to come. Based on the autobiography by Eric Lomax, the film…

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On The Red Carpet: Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) Opening Night 2013.

It’s that time of the year again when not only the social and cultural Brisbanites band together but people come from all around the world for the Brisbane International Film Festival. A little bit of Hollywood found its way to Brisbane’s renowned Gallery of Modern Art on Wednesday night when the red carpet rolled out,…

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Iris Interview at BIFF: Joanthan Teplitzky, Director of The Railway Man (UK/Australia, 2013)

Meredith McLean attended the Red Carpet Opening of BIFF 2013 and had a chance to speak with Jonathan Teplitzky about “The Railway Man” and it’s screening at BIFF. Hi, it’s lovely to meet you. Hi I’m Jonathan Nice to meet you, Jonathan. I’m Meredith, I’m from the AU review and The Iris. First of all,…

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