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47 - 'England is Mine' Interviews

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Welcome to our final podcast interview from the Edinburgh International Film Festival. we’ve been so lucky to meet with some amazing acting talent and behind the scenes name and i’m excited to share our conversations about movies, the festival and cinema with you.

Today’s interviews are the director and stars of ‘England is Mine’ the morning after they closed the Edinburgh Film Festival. Set in the 1970s as Steven Morrisey’s  ambitions to be a musician developed, but before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths, this is Morrissey brimming with youthful arrogance, but searching to find his place in the musical world.

Firstly we have writer and director Mark Gill who talks about being nomianted for the Oscar, Morrissey, developing England is Mine, Blade Runner and future projects. 

Jack Lowden who plays the iconic Steven Morrissey speaks about a Scot taking on this iconic role, his career, working with Christopher Nolan, the need for a film studio in Scotland and his history with the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Jessica Brown Findlay who portrays Linder Sterling chats with Lee about strong and complex female characters in cinema, The Beautiful Fantastic, the art that inspires her and her experience working on period pieces like Downton Abbey & England is Mine. 

Laurie Kyniston starring as Johnny Marr shares his process for taking on this role, the work that is inspiring him, his career and what exciting roles he has ahead of him.

I hope you’ll enjoy your discussion and thanks again to Mark, Jack, Jessica and Laurie for joining me.