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"Shy People Telling Small Stories, Quietly": Jeanie Finlay's Favourite Films
Adrian Lobb , April 24th, 2014 10:40

Jeanie Finlay, director of Sound It Out and The Great Hip Hop Hoax picks her favourite films, and talks about the final days of fundraising on her next documentary, Orion


Whatever Happened To Baby Jane (1962, Robert Aldrich)
Another classic. I am very close to my sister and I just think sisters can be incredibly cruel to each other. And also, this is a film about faded fame and glamour, and who has and who needs the spotlight. There is absolute cruelty to it. And Bette Davis shows no vanity, I can imagine her saying "make me uglier". That would be my ultimate fancy dress costume – to go like that with my sister.