The Sound of Young America: Armando Iannucci, Director of In the Loop

Episode 41

17th July 2009

Armando Iannucci is one of the UK’s most prominent comedy writers, producers and performers, having helped create shows like The Day Today and I’m Alan Partridge. His new film, In the Loop, is headed to theaters here in the US.

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Armando Iannucci is one of the UK’s most prominent comedy writers, producers and performers, having helped create shows like The Day Today and I’m Alan Partridge among many others. His new film, which he both wrote and directed, is In the Loop. It follows a group of mid-level government policy personnel and their PR flacks as they steer the US and UK towards a war very much like the war in Iraq. The film opens in staged release in the US on July 24th.

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