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Intelligent cinema 'a casualty'


Does an all-star cast make or break a movie? The film "Nine" had its UK premiere in London last night. The musical is notable for its long list of big name stars including Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Sophia Loren, and Marion Cotillard. Oscar wining director Ken Russell and The Times' film critic James Christopher debate how far a cast-list contributes to a film's success.

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