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A Peter Weir Retrospective

21 August 2011 11:01 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Flickering Myth presents a detailed look at the work of internationally renowned Australian filmmaker Peter Weir...

Articles

Weir Did He Go? Flickering Myth Welcomes Back Peter Weir

Trevor Hogg introduces the Peter Weir Blogathon.

A Weir View: A Peter Weir Profile

Trevor Hogg profiles the career of director Peter Weir in a two-part article from 2009.

Saoirse Ronan, Jim Sturgess and Peter Weir on The Way Back

Actors Saoirse Ronan and Jim Sturgess and director Peter Weir discuss The Way Back.

Master and Commander: Peter Weir Returns with The Way Back

Trevor Hogg discusses the making of The Way Back.

Exclusive Interviews...

Picture Perfect: A conversation with cinematographer Russell Boyd

Cutting Edge: A conversation with film editor Lee Smith

The Weir Way: Russell Boyd and Lee Smith Talk About Peter Weir

Career Retrospective...

The Cars That Ate Paris, 1974.

Starring John Meillon, Terry Camilleri, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully, Max Gillies and Bruce Spence. »

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Peter Weir Retrospective: Fearless (1993)

18 January 2011 12:16 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Trevor Hogg continues his Peter Weir retrospective with a look at the director's tenth feature...

Fearless, 1993.

Directed by Peter Weir.

Starring Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce, Benicio del Toro, John Turturro and Deirdre O'Connell.

Synopsis:

Two airplane crash survivors react very differently to the traumatic event. Carla Rodrigo is catatonic over the lost of her baby, while Max Klein continuously pushes the boundaries between life and death. Through each other they are able to reconnect with the world.

Australian filmmaker Peter Weir brought Rafeal Yglesias’ novel Fearless to the big screen in 1993. To ensure a realistic reenactment of the tragedy, Weir went to Sioux City, Iowa to interview six people who survived the actual plane crash depicted in the film. Their first hand knowledge proved to be indispensable to him. “They told me about the feeling of living 45 minutes with the knowledge that the plane might crash and that they could die, »

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