Video: What is it like making a film whilst dodging hurricane rains, and soaking up 15 hours of tropical heat everyday? Director John Roberts and producer Jonathan Rae give us the lowdown on their eventful filming, and explain their techniques for ensuring cast chemistry on set.

Profile: Filmmaker John Roberts has directed four films, including the timeless tale of teen rivalry War of the Buttons, and don't forget family comedy Paulie - a talking parrot who tells his life story! Producer Jonathan Rae has worked on several feature-length movies, including Broken Lines starring Paul Bettany.

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Day of the Flowers

  • Mon 25 June 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It was the best experience I have had on a movie..." Director John Roberts explains the excitement of landing a British cast and crew in the exotic surroundings of Havana.

    Mon 25 June 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It was the best experience I have had on a movie..." Director John Roberts explains the excitement of landing a British cast and crew in the exotic surroundings of Havana.

    Live from the Edinburgh Film Festival, director John Roberts and producer Jonathan Rae told FILMCLUB Reporter Jack about their new film Day of the Flowers - a touching comedy that sees two Scottish sisters travel to Cuba to scatter their father's ashes.


     

     

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