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The English Patient

Episode 4 The English Patient

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Summary

Paul Gambaccini talks to author Michael Ondaatje about the film adaptation of his novel The English Patient and learns how publicist Tony Angelloti ran the campaign to persuade the Academy the movie was a winner. Writer Peter Biskind recalls the Weinstein brothers' rise to power, while art director Stuart Craig reveals how a huge sandpit became the Sahara.

Cast & Crew

Producer Sara Jane Hall
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