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Talking Movies: Helen Mirren on playing Alfred Hitchcock's wife

29 November 2012 Last updated at 00:17 GMT

The Oscars ceremony is more than 12 weeks away but there is already talk of likely contenders.

In the Best Actress race, Dame Helen Mirren is being seen as a possible nominee for her role in the new film Hitchcock.

The film sees Mirren play film-maker Alfred Hitchcock's wife, who had a very big role in the making of her husband's pictures.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Talking Movies is broadcast on BBC World News on Saturday at 13:30 GMT and Sunday at 00:30, 07:30 and 20:30 GMT.