Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Jeremy Irons on Munich: The Edge of War

Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Jeremy Irons on Munich: The Edge of War

Moderator Annette Insdorf interviewed Jeremy Irons about the new Netflix film, Munich: The Edge of War. Based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris, the film is an engrossing drama set during the Munich Agreement of 1938, with Europe on the brink of World War II.

Munich: The Edge of War is directed by German filmmaker Christian Schwochow. The screenplay — based on Robert Harris’ book — is by Ben Power (whose adaptations include The Hollow Crown and The Lehman Trilogy). As Adolf Hitler prepares to invade Czechoslovakia, Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. Amid mounting pressure, British civil servant Hugh Legat (George McKay, from 1917) accompanies Chamberlain to Munich. There, he encounters a buddy from Oxford, German diplomat Paul von Hartmann (Jannis Niewöhner), who has a stolen document signaling Hitler’s true intent — a war of conquest across Europe. Amid frantic negotiations at the Munich Conference, Hugh and Paul conspire to prevent a terrifying conflict.

Jeremy Irons Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf – RACE

Jeremy Irons was at the 92nd St. Y in New York City on Sunday 31 January 2016, for a screening of RACE and a conversation with Annette Insdorf afterward.

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Jeremy Irons at 92Y to Discuss ‘Trashed’

Actor Jeremy Irons appeared in Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf on December 11, 2012. In this clip, Irons speaks about his new documentary film Trashed and what practical things we can do to improve our environment. Irons says we can find out from our legislators where out trash goes as well as get them to mark clearly what can and can’t be recycled.

Jeremy Irons to Attend ‘Trashed’ Preview Screening at 92Y for


Jeremy Irons – Trashed Preview Screening

Jeremy Irons - Trashed Preview Screening

12/11/2012 – 7:15 PM
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92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.
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The Oscar-winning star of such films as Reversal of FortuneThe French Lieutenant’s WomanThe MissionLolitaDead Ringers and the TV series “The Borgias,” Jeremy Irons is also a producer, director, and activist. He will join Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf for an onstage discussion after a selection of clips from his movies and a preview of Trashed, which premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and will be released Dec. 14 in New York.

Irons is the executive producer of this powerful documentary, a wake-up call about global waste. Irons investigates and reveals the extensive pollution of land, water and air around the globe-a threat to the food chain and to future generations. While Irons is outraged, the film also features images of paradoxical beauty as well as a score by the renowned composer Vangelis.


Reel Pieces – Jeremy Irons, with a Preview of “Trashed” (Candida Brady, Director, 2012, 97 minutes)

The Oscar-winning star of such films as Reversal of Fortune, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, The Mission, Lolita, Dead Ringers and the TV series The Borgias,  Jeremy Irons is also a producer, director and activist.