Search results for "Gillies MacKinnon"

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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994) RT 43% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2003

When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Laura Linney  •  Catherine O'Hara

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song (2007) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Indiana Jones and Remy Baudouin arrive in Ireland in April 1916 on their way to London where they plan to join the Belgian Army. In order to raise enough money for their fare ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon  •  Carl Schultz

The History of Mr Polly (2007)

When Alfred Polly fails to find fulfilment as a shop keeper, he leaves his wife and sets out on the open road to see where freedom leads.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Lee Evans  •  Anne-Marie Duff  •  Richard Coyle  •  Richard Elfyn

The Escapist (2002) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Gary Lewis  •  Jodhi May  •  Andy Serkis

Tara Road (2005) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Two grieving women - Ria, a Dublin mom whose husband discloses he's in love with a woman already pregnant, and Marilyn, a Connecticut Yankee who's son has died - swap houses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Olivia Williams  •  Stephen Rea  •  Heike Makatsch

Pure (2002) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2006

A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Harry Eden  •  Vinnie Hunter  •  Keira Knightley  •  Molly Parker

Hideous Kinky (1998) RT 65% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1999

In 1972, disenchanted about the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia heads for Morocco with her daughters, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Saïd Taghmaoui  •  Bella Riza  •  Carrie Mullan

Trojan Eddie (1996)

DVD release: Apr 2004

The story of Eddie, a small town ex con, who discovers he has talent for selling anything and everything. Eddie sees a way to rise above the low life by setting up on his own; ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Richard Harris  •  Stuart Townsend  •  Brendan Gleeson

Small Faces (1996)

Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Iain Robertson  •  Joseph McFadden  •  Steven Duffy  •  Laura Fraser

The Grass Arena (1992) RT Audience 100%

The Grass Arena is based on the autobiography of John Healy. Raised in an strongly religious family, with an abusive father, John soon learns that he has to defend himself. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Mark Rylance  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Lynsey Baxter  •  Marian McLoughlin

The Playboys (1992) RT 91% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Robin Wright  •  Milo O'Shea

Castles in the Sky (2014) RT Audience 71%

It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt - the pioneer of Radar - and his hand-picked team of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Eddie Izzard  •  Karl Davies  •  Laura Fraser  •  Lesley Harcourt

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2001

After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Ian Holm  •  Joan Sims  •  June Whitfield

Regeneration (1997) RT Audience 93%

Based on Pat Barker's novel of the same name, 'Regeneration' tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • War
DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  James Wilby  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Stuart Bunce

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