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Trainspotting Single Film Study »

Siobhan Flint | Thursday November 09, 2017

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

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EDUQAS Film Studies Paper 1

Section C: British Film Since 1995

These tasks require you study all films with particular reference to responding to questions in the key areas:

  • Film Language
  • Film Meaning
  • Film Context

And with specific reference to ideas...

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Ewan McGregor: British Film and Stars »

James Clarke | Thursday December 20, 2012

Categories: A Level, WJEC A Level, WJEC 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

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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.

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Professionally trained as an actor at London’s Guildhall, McGregor hails from Scotland and the narrative of his career progression from provincial Scotland to being an internationally recognized film star...

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Trainspotting Case Study »

Rob Miller | Monday September 19, 2011

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

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  • Released in 1996
  • Directed by Danny Boyle (Shallow Grave)
  • Produced by Andrew Macdonald (DNA)
  • ProductionC4 (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 Music giant (Polygram, owned by Philips) in an attempt to compete with the oligopoly...

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