In the first programme, he talks to Alan Parker about his career, which reaches from musicals such as `Fame', `The Commitments' and `Evita', to controversial dramas like `Midnight Express', `Angel Heart' and `Mississippi Burning'.
In the second programme, he talks to Woody Allen about the influence of music, magic and personal memories in his his work.
In the third programme, he talks to Ridley Scott about strong women, strong storylines and making an action hero out of Demi Moore.
|197D||04 LAST||Mike Leigh||19971119|
Film critic Mark Kermode presents the last of a four-part series looking into the work of film-makers.
He talks to Mike Leigh about writing and directing a new type of British cinema.
In the first programme, Robert Redford talks about life on the other side of the lens.
In the second programme, Kenneth Branagh talks about Hamlet, Frankenstein and the art of making movies.
In the third programme, Nora Ephron, director of `Sleepless in Seattle', `Michael' and now `You've Got Mail', talks about modern romantic comedy.
|199A||04||Brian De Palma||19990309|
In the fourth programme, Brian De Palma, controversial director of `Dressed to Kill', `The Untouchables' and `Carlito's Way', talks about continuing Hitchcock's chilling legacy.
In the fifth programme, Neil Jordan, director of `The Crying Game', `Interview with the Vampire' and `Michael Collins', talks about sex, politics and horror.
|199A||06 LAST||Terry Gilliam||19990323|
, director of `Brazil', `The Adventures of Baron Munchausen', and `Twelve Monkeys' talks about cartoons, Monty Python, and the madness of the studio system.
In this programme, he talks to Oliver Stone about surviving Vietnam, his shock at the reaction to `JFK', and the personal costs resulting from his high-profile career.
In this programme, he talks to one of Britain's most flamboyant directors about `Tommy', `Women in Love' and dancing naked to Stravinsky.
The director talks about studio sessions with Sonny and Cher on `Good Times', the bizarre soundtrack to `The Exorcist', and the making of the Oscar-winning `The French Connection'.
The director who rose to fame with `Performance' and `The Man who Fell to Earth' gives a rare insight into the traumatic production of `Performance' and reveals the truth behind the famous love scene in `Don't Look Now'.
|200D||06 LAST||Spike Lee||20001228|