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Trainspotting Single Film Study »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 09, 2017

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, Analysis, Film Analysis, Films & Case Studies, Directors, Danny Boyle, Non-Hollywood Films, Trainspotting, Genres & Case Studies, Drama

YouTube Link: Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Contexts Context of Production Every film reflects the concerns of its time, the particular way of looking at the world in that culture, that society, that time. To…
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Ewan McGregor: British Film and Stars »

jclarke | Thursday December 20, 2012

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM2, Section B: British Film Topics, Analysis, Film Analysis, Film Industry, Film Distribution, Film Marketing, Film Publicity, Film Promotion, Production Companies, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Trainspotting, Genres & Case Studies, British Film, Social Realism, Hot Entries, Key Concepts, Audience, Film Language, Representation, Theory, Film Theory

Ewan McGregor is a major British film star who has appeared in a wide range of films that have been released globally since 1994. His career has combined performances in a range of lower budgeted feature films and work in highly budgeted, event films released by the major film studios. Over the course of almost twenty years McGregor has appeared in nearly fifty films. Professionally trained as an actor at London’s Guildhall, McGregor hails from Scotland and the narrative of his career…
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Trainspotting Case Study »

Rob Miller | Monday September 19, 2011

Categories: A Level, EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, FM2, Films & Case Studies, Non-Hollywood Films, Trainspotting

Released in 1996 Directed by Danny Boyle (Shallow Grave) Produced by Andrew Macdonald (DNA) Production – C4 (Film Four) & Polygram – budget £1.7m Written by John Hodge from a novel by Irvine Welsh Starring Ewan McGregor / Robert Carlyle Distributed by Miramax (US) and Polygram Trainspotting can be classified as an independent British film, produced by Film Four and distributed by the European distributor, Polygram Filmed Entertainment – Polygram were established in 1979 by the Dutch…
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