Friday February 21, 2020

A flight of fantasy

The director of the new Harry Potter prequel, sees cinema as a way of unlocking emotions that would otherwise stay firmly repressed

13th November, 2016
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David Yates directed the final four Harry Potter films

Famously one of the kindest directors working in Hollywood, David Yates is such a calm, soft-spoken and polite presence it’s almost difficult to visualise him as the director of such dramatic, action-packed films such as The Legend Of Tarzan, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows (Parts 1 and 2), and now Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. It’s also impossible to imagine how he’s not in a constant state of panic, given his epic...

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