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Who is James Payton?

Sun 31 Oct 2021

78mins

From playing Frank Longbottom in Harry Potter to Adolf Hitler in Captain America, James Payton has been part of the British Film Industry for the best part of 20 years. Yet he is still largely unknown.

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When Anthony Hopkins said that actors ‘needed to stay hungry’, he appealed to those who had both tasted success and those who still strove to obtain it. After filming concluded on the set of The Wolfman in 2010, Hopkins walked up to his stand-in and handed him an envelope of cash, offering thanks and words of encouragement. The person who had guided Hopkins through his movements in front of the camera was James Payton.

A documentary following the actor James Payton through a year of his life. Recognised for playing Frank Longbottom in Harry Potter and Hitler in Captain America, James is invited to numerous conventions and is also cast as Tony Blair in Nick Moran’s Creation Stories. A film that deals with the notions of fame, success, and loneliness.

This screening will be follow by a Q&A with director, Oliver Guy-Watkins

This film is eligible for The Audience Award


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Directed By
Oliver Guy-Watkins
Year Made
Netherlands 2020

Booking Details

31 Oct - 5:15pm

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