Mark Christopher on disco drama 54: The Director’s Cut | BFI Flare
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Subscribe: Writer-director Mark Christopher talks about creating the director’s cut of disco drama 54 (1998/2015), which restores many of the gay elements removed from the initial release. He explains why making the new cut was more challenging than the original filming, and how stars Ryan Philippe and Salma Hayek were cast. BFI Flare showcases the best new queer cinema, celebrating the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture from around the globe #BFIFlare Watch more on the BFI Player: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Google+:
Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his foot in the door, but lands a coveted job behind the bar – and a front-row seat at the most legendary party on the planet.

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