MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM: COCK AND BULL (60 MINUTE DOC FOR ITV, OCTOBER 2005)(director and camera)
This multi-layered, fly-on-the wall documentary follows Britain's most prolific film director and his latest film, A Cock and Bull Story; shot entirely on set with contributions from Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Dylan Moran and Stephen Fry.
'…vintage and…entertaining..' The Times
'…typically thoughtful, engaging and…wonderfully incongruous…' The Guardian
'…particularly interesting…and rewarding…' The Observer.
Clip: “You’ve stepped out of character – unforgivable.”
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are two of the fastest comedy minds working. Michael Winterbottom noticed this and decided to make their comic sparing the centre of his film. This would later become the basis of the hugely successful ‘The Trip’ series.
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