Tuesday, 4/28/2009

2009 Retrospective: Stephen Frears

British Cult Director Coming to Filmfest München

2009 Retrospective: Stephen Frears Movie lovers in Munich can look forward to welcoming Stephen Frears to town for a retrospective of his films. Festival Director Andreas Stöhl: "Stephen Frears is one of Europe's most interesting and innovative filmmakers. His name stands for small, politically-minded and socially committed films as well as for star-studded, intelligent entertainment." Frears will be in Munich for the festival. The retrospective will contain all of his feature films as well as several of his early films made for television so audiences will have the chance discover BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE, DANGEROUS LIASONS, SAMMY AND ROSY GET LAID, MARY REILLY, HIGH FIDELITY and THE QUEEN or enjoying watching them again on the big screen. Frears will also be presenting his latest film "Chéri", starring Michelle Pfeiffer, which will be released in theaters later this year.