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MIPTV Picks ’09 – Life is a Banquet

Life is a Banquet uses rare footage obtained through actress Rosalind Russell's family as well as clips from her best work to shine a deserving spotlight on the renowned star and philanthropist.
March 18, 2009


Sassy, classy and brassy, raven-haired Rosalind Russell entranced audiences as a no-nonsense newspaper reporter in 1940′s His Girl Friday (with Cary Grant) and, in the Broadway production and the film of Auntie Mame, made the title character the role of her lifetime. Life is a Banquet uses rare footage obtained through Russell’s family as well as clips from her best work to shine a deserving spotlight on the renowned star and philanthropist.
Partners: Total Media Group, Inc., distributed through Louise Rosen Ltd. (Brunswick)
Length: 1 x 60 minutes
Wrapped: February 2009
Rights available: All worldwide

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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