The UK Jewish Film Festival 2012:
Interviews with Judy Ironside and Sophie Lellouche
Video interviews with festival organiser Judy Ironside and writer-director Sophie Lellouch by Timothy E. RAW

interview with Judy Ironside

Timothy E. RAW talks to festival founder Judy Ironside about the criteria of film selection, appealing to the broadest possible audience and what makes for a great opening night film.



interview with writer-director Sophie Lellouche

Sophie Lellouche’s opening night gala, Paris Manhattan is about a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist. Interviewee and interviewer are similarly inclined.



The UK Jewish Film Festival runs until November 18th. Film listings can be found here.


eOne picked up North American rights for Paris Manhattan earlier this year but are yet to set a release date. The film is released this Thursday in Italy and finishes the year with an Australian release December 13th. The film is yet to secure UK distribution.

UPDATED: CinéFile acquired all UK and Ireland rights in April 2013 with a UK theatrical release date of July 5th 2013

Paris Manhattan

France 2012
77 mins
Sophie Lellouche
Philippe Rousselet
Sophie Lellouche
Laurent Machuel
Monica Coleman
Jean-Michel Bernard
Alice Taglioni
Patrick Bruel
Marine Delterme
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing
Michel Aumont
Marie-Christine Adam
Yannick Soulier
article posted
7 November 2012