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About the Filmmakers ROGER MICHELL (Director) The son of an English diplomat, Roger Michell was born in South Africa and as a child lived in Beirut, Damascus, and Prague. He started directing plays at school before going on to Cambridge. In 1977, he won the Royal Shakespeare Company Buzz Goodbody Award at the National Student Drama Festival as well as a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival. He has subsequently directed plays at the National Theatre, the Old Vic, the Lyric Hammersmith, Donmar Warehouse, Hampstead, the Royal Court, the Almeida, in the West End, and on Broadway and elsewhere. For six years, Mr. Michell was resident director at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford and London. In the early 1990s, he began directing in additional mediums. His work for television includes the award-winning miniseries The Buddha of Suburbia, starring Naveen Andrews, Brenda Blethyn, and Roshan Seth, and marking the first of his many collaborations with writer Hanif Kureishi; documentaries for the BBC; and a number of commercials. His features as director have included Persuasion, which starred Amanda Root and Ciarán Hinds, for which he shared a BAFTA Award with the creative team; My Night with Reg, adapted by Kevin Elyot from the latter's play; Titanic Town, for which Julie Walters received an IFTA Award nomination; the smash Notting Hill, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, which received the Evening Standard British Film Awards' Peter Sellers Award for Comedy and for which Mr. Michell won an Empire Award; Changing Lanes, starring Ben Affleck and Prism Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson; The Mother, for which Anne Reid was honored by the London Critics' Circle Film Awards; Enduring Love, for which Mr. Michell received Directors Guild of Great Britain Award, European Film Award, and British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nominations as Best Director; Venus, for which Leslie Phillips won the BIFA as Best Supporting Actor staring opposite Peter O'Toole; and Morning Glory, starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and Diane Keaton. Mr. Michell has directed several productions of plays by Hyde Park on Hudson writer Richard Nelson, including the spring 2012 world premiere staging of Farewell to the Theatre, starring Ben Chaplin, Jemma Redgrave, and William French. RICHARD NELSON (Writer) Richard Nelson's plays have been produced on Broadway, off-Broadway, in the West End, by numerous national theatres across Europe, and at major theaters in Japan, Israel, and Russia. Ten of his plays have been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he is an Honorary Associate Artist. He has directed productions of his plays in the U.S. and the U.K. He has written a cycle of plays for the Public Theatre including Sorry, Sweet and Sad, and That Hopey Changey Thing. His other plays include Farewell to the Theatre (staged in its March 2012 world premiere by Hyde Park on Hudson director Roger Michell), Nikolai and the Others, Conversations in Tusculum, How Shakespeare Won the West, Frank's Home, Rodney's Wife, Franny's Way, Madame Melville, Goodnight Children Everywhere, The General From America, New England, Misha's Party (with Alexander Gelman), Columbus or the Discovery of Japan, Two Shakespearean Actors, Some Americans Abroad, Left, Life Sentences, and Principia Scriptoriae. Mr. Nelson has written the musicals Unfinished Piece for a Player Piano (with Peter Golub), James Joyce's The Dead (with Shaun Davey), and My Life with Albertine (with Ricky Ian Gordon). He has written numerous translations as well as co-translated a series of Russian classical plays with the eminent translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. He adapted Edith Wharton's novel Ethan Frome into a feature screenplay; the movie, directed by John Madden, starred Liam Neeson and Patricia Arquette. His honors include a Tony Award (Best Book of a Musical, for James Joyce's The Dead) and Olivier Award (Best Play for Goodnight Children Everywhere); two more Tony nominations (Best Play, for Two Shakespearean Actors, and Best Score, as co-lyricist for James Joyce's The Dead) and another Olivier nomination (Best Comedy, for Some Americans Abroad); two Obie Awards, a Lucille Lortel Award, a New York Drama Critics Circle Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lila Wallace-Readers' Digest Writers Award, an American Academy of Arts and Letters award; and the PEN/Laura Pels Master Playwright Award. JEREMY SAMS (Music) Jeremy Sams is a theatre director, lyricist and translator of plays and opera libretti; and is also a composer, orchestrator, and musical director. Hyde Park on Hudson is the fourth feature that he has scored for director Roger Michell. It follows Persuasion, for which he won a BAFTA Award; the highly acclaimed The Mother; and Enduring Love, for which Mr. Sams won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Score for a Feature Film. He studied music, French, and German at Magdalene College in Cambridge as well as piano at the Guildhall School of Music. Early on, he worked as a freelance pianist and coach, giving frequent recitals and tours and doing stints as a répétiteur (e.g., a musician doubling as a vocal coach) at opera houses in Brussels and Ankara. Mr. Sams' stage directorial credits include reviving Michael Frayn's classic farce Noises Off, in the West End and on Broadway, where Katie Finneran won a Tony Award for her performance; Spend, Spend, Spend, at the Piccadilly Theatre, for which he was an Olivier Award nominee; The Wizard of Oz, currently running at the London Palladium, which won Best Musical Revival at the What's on Stage Awards; Educating Rita, at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Trafalgar Studios; The Sound of Music, at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, which won the Dora Mavor Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical; Donkey's Years, in the U.K. at the Comedy Theatre and then on a national tour; and the U.K. tour of Little Britain, adapted from the popular television series. He created the hit stage adaptation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His many translations include Figaro's Wedding, The Magic Flute, La Bohème, and The Ring Cycle, at ENO; The Merry Widow, at Covent Garden; Les Parents Terribles, The Miser, Mary Stuart, for the Royal National Theatre; and, on Broadway, Amour. For his translation and composition work on the latter, directed by James Lapine, Mr. Sams received two Tony Award and two Drama Desk Award nominations. In addition to his feature work, he has composed music for radio programs and television dramas, the latter including Gregory Mosher and David Mamet's adaptation of Uncle Vanya, starring David Warner, Ian Holm, and Ian Bannen. DINAH COLLIN (Costume Designer) For her memorable costume design on the miniseries Pride and Prejudice, directed by Simon Langton and starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth, Dinah Collin won an Emmy Award and received a BAFTA Award nomination. She had previously won a BAFTA Award for her work on the miniseries Portrait of a Marriage, directed by Stephen Whittaker and starring Janet McTeer and Cathryn Harrison; and received prior BAFTA nominations for her work on Claude Whatham's teleplay The Gay Lord Quex and Elijah Moshinsky's miniseries Cymbeline. She was costume designer for Paul Greengrass on six features and telefilms: The Bourne Supremacy, Bloody Sunday, The Theory of Flight, The Fix, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, and the Academy Award-nominated United 93. Her other feature work includes Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer; Michael Caton-Jones' Shooting Dogs (a.k.a. Beyond the Gates); and Michael Radford's Flawless, starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore. Ms. Collin's television series credits as costume designer include one season of the long-running Last of the Summer Wine; installments of Campion, starring Peter Davison, which aired in the U.S. as Mystery! presentations; and episodes of the cult favorite Doctor Who. More recently, she has expanded her purview to design costumes for two National Theatre productions: Nicholas Hytner's staging of Much Ado About Nothing, with Zoë Wanamaker and Simon Russell Beale, and Melly Still's staging of Nation. She then reteamed with the latter director to design costumes for his production of the opera Cunning Little Vixen, which debuted in May 2012 at The Glyndebourne Festival. Laura Linney as Daisy, Bill Murray as FDR and Olivia Williams as Eleanor Roosevelt in Roger Michell's historical tale Hyde Park On Hudson, a Focus Features release. TM and © 2012 Focus Features Inc. All rights reserved.
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HYDE PARK ON HUDSON ( WEEK-END ROYAL )
A Focus Features and Film4 presentation of a Free Range Film/Daybreak Pictures production. A Roger Michell Film. Bill Murray, Laura Linney. Hyde Park on Hudson. Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel, Elizabeth Wilson, Eleanor Bron, and Olivia Williams. Hair Designer, Norma Webb. Make-up Designer, Morag Ross. Casting by Gail Stevens, CDG, and Ellen Lewis. Costume Designer, Dinah Collin. Music by Jeremy Sams. Edited by Nicolas Gaster. Production Designer, Simon Bowles. Director of Photography, Lol Crawley. Line Producer, Rosa Romero. Executive Producer, Tessa Ross. Produced by Kevin Loader, Roger Michell, David Aukin. Written by Richard Nelson. Directed by Roger Michell. A Focus Features Release. RELEASE DATES: 27 FEBRUARY 2013 (FRANCE) / 7 DECEMBER 2012 (USA)
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PARANORMAN A Focus Features release of a Laika Entertainment's 3D stop-motion comedy thriller directed by Sam Fell & Chris Butler.
SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD A Focus Features' Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi directed by Lorene Scafaria starring Steve Carell.
FILM CLIP #1 "You Take Very Good Care of Me" (VO)
ANNA KARENINA A Focus Features release of a Working Title Films' Drama directed by Joe Wright starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Alicia Vikander.
HYDE PARK ON HUDSON A Focus Features' Biography, Comedy, Drama, History directed by Roger Michell starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney and Olivia Williams.
FILM CLIP #2 "I´d Be Nervous Too" (VO)
Bill Murray stars as FDR in Roger Michell's historical tale Hyde Park On Hudson, a Focus Features release.
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SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Keira Knightley stars as Penny in Lorene Scafaria's SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, a Focus Features release.
PARANORMAN Courtney, Alvin, Mitch, Norman, and Neil in PARANORMAN, directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler, the new stop-motion comedy thriller from LAIKA and Focus Features.
ANNA KARENINA Aaron Taylor-Johnson stars as Vronsky and Keira Knightley stars as Anna in director Joe Wright’s bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, a Focus Features release.
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FILM CLIP #4 "Dinner Party" (VO)
FILM CLIP #5 "I´d Be Proud" (VO)
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PROMISED LAND A Focus Features' Drama directed by Gus Van Sant starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Scoot McNairy.
MORAG ROSS (Make-up Designer) Morag Ross previously teamed with Hyde Park on Hudson star Bill Murray on Sofia Coppola's Academy Award-winning Lost in Translation, also for Focus Features, on which she was key hair and make-up artist; and on Andy Garcia's The Lost City. She was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland, and studied at Glasgow School of Art, graduating with a B.A. Hons. Ms. Ross then spent several years with the BBC's make-up department in London. Her freelance career since then has included designing make-up and/or hair for, among other feature films, Derek Jaman's Caravaggio, Edward II, and Wittgenstein; Mike Leigh's High Hopes; Mel Smith's The Tall Guy; Neil Jordan's The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire, and The Butcher Boy; Milcho Manchevski's Before the Rain; and Alan Rickman's The Winter Guest. Ms. Ross has won two BAFTA Awards, for her work on Sally Potter's Orlando, starring Tilda Swinton, and Martin Scorsese's The Aviator; she has also been BAFTA-nominated for her work on Mr. Scorsese's Hugo and Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility. In 2008, she was honored with the BAFTA (Scotland) Awards' Craft Award. NORMA WEBB (Hair Designer) Prior to Hyde Park on Hudson, Norma Webb previously worked with director Roger Michell on the smash Notting Hill, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, on which she was both hair stylist and make-up artist. Ms. Webb won a BAFTA (Cymru) [Wales] Award for her work as chief make-up designer on Coky Giedroyc's WWII-set telefilm Carrie's War, starring Keeley Fawcett; and shared an Emmy Award as part of the make-up department honored for its work on the miniseries Merlin, directed by Steve Barron. As senior hair stylist and senior make-up artist on Lasse Hallström's Chocolat, she shared a BAFTA Award nomination. After studying at the London College of Fashion, where she was named Student of the Year, she trained and worked at BBC London. Since then, she has worked on feature films, telefilms, and miniseries as a make-up and hair artist. Ms. Webb has worked on four 007 movies with three different James Bonds, most recently as make-up artist on Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig for director Sam Mendes. Her other make-up artist credits include, also for Focus Features, Joe Wright's Atonement, also as hair artist; Robert Altman's all-star Gosford Park; Martin Campbell's miniseries Edge of Darkness, Michael Apted's Gorillas in the Mist, starring Sigourney Weaver; Merchant Ivory's The Remains of the Day, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson; Lasse Hallström's Salmon Fishing in the Yemen; and Christopher Hampton's Carrington and The Secret Agent, both also as hair stylist. Her many other projects have included Ron Howard's The Da Vinci Code, as hair stylist and make-up artist; and make-up and/or hair work on the second unit of three Harry Potter movies.
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INTERVIEWS #1 Bill Murray "Franklin D. Roosvelt" (VO)
FILM CLIP #3 "May I Call You Elizabeth?" (VO)