Search results for "Harriet Walter"

Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Gael García Bernal  •  Rinko Kikuchi

The Domino Effect (2012) RT Audience 50%

If global economy came to a sudden stop what would be the effect on families worldwide? People in different countries or continents might not seem to be interrelated but there ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paula van der Oest
CAST:  Jelka van Houten  •  Theo Maassen  •  Bracha van Doesburgh  •  James D'Arcy

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Chromophobia (2005) RT 31% / Audience 52%

Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Fiennes
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Ian Holm

Villa Des Roses (2002) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2005

In 1913, a young woman starts work as a maid in a seedy Parisian boarding house full of eccentrics. When she falls in love with one of the guests, she must choose between her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Van Passel
CAST:  Julie Delpy  •  Shaun Dingwall  •  Harriet Walter  •  Shirley Henderson

The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2000

American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Henderson
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Colm Meaney

The Leading Man (1996) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Jon Bon Jovi  •  Anna Galiena  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Thandie Newton

The Advocate (1993) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Bizarre black comedy about 15th-century Paris lawyer Richard Courtois (Firth) who decides to ply his trade in the country, only to find things stranger than he can imagine. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Foreign • History • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leslie Megahey
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ian Holm  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Amina Annabi

May Fools (1990) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 1991

An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Paulette Dubost

The Good Father (1985) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Bill Hooper -- bitter after a messy divorce -- tries to help a friend gain custody of his child any way he can.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Harriet Walter  •  Frances Viner

Reflections (1984) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Jan 2008

A historian writing a biography of Isaac Newton spends a Summer with a dysfunctional family in Co. Cork, Ireland.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Billington
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Donal McCann  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Harriet Walter

Suite Française (2014)

France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Margot Robbie  •  Matthias Schoenaerts  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Ballet Shoes (2007) RT 100% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Sep 2008

An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Sandra Goldbacher
CAST:  Emilia Fox  •  Emma Watson  •  Victoria Wood  •  Marc Warren

Sense and Sensibility (1995) RT 98% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Emma Thompson  •  Hugh Grant  •  Tom Wilkinson

The Wedding Video (2012)

When the rogueish but loveable Raif is asked to be his brother Tim's best man at his wedding, he decides the best present for the happy newlyweds would be to catch the entire ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Lucy Punch  •  Miriam Margolyes  •  Matt Berry  •  Rufus Hound

Man Up (2015) RT 81% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 2016

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Lake Bell  •  Simon Pegg  •  Ken Stott  •  Olivia Williams