Search results for "Vanessa Redgrave"


Sea Sorrow (2017)

Sea Sorrow marks Vanessa Redgrave’s debut as a film director and is a very personal, dynamic meditation on the current global refugee crisis through the eyes and voices of ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Vanessa Redgrave
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Emma Thompson  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Alfred Dubs

A Man for All Seasons (1966) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Paul Scofield  •  Wendy Hiller  •  Leo McKern  •  Robert Shaw

A Man for All Seasons (1988) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Gielgud  •  Richard Johnson

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

Blowup (1966)

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michelangelo Antonioni
CAST:  David Hemmings  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Sarah Miles  •  John Castle

Camelot (1967) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2007

King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Franco Nero  •  David Hemmings

Cradle Will Rock (1999) RT 65% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2000

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Hank Azaria  •  Rubén Blades  •  Joan Cusack  •  John Cusack

Deep Impact (1998) RT 48% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mimi Leder
CAST:  Robert Duvall  •  Téa Leoni  •  Elijah Wood  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Girl, Interrupted (1999) RT 54% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, "Girl, Interrupted" is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Howards End (1992) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins




Julia (1977) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Feb 2006

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell

Little Odessa (1994) RT 61% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Tim Roth  •  Moira Kelly  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Mission: Impossible (1996) RT 63% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 1998

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian De Palma
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jon Voight  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Henry Czerny

Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966)

Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  David Warner  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Robert Stephens  •  Irene Handl

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) RT 75% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 2006

A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • War
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

The Bostonians (1984) RT 80% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 1998

Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Nancy Marchand

The Devils (1971)

A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Dudley Sutton  •  Max Adrian

The White Countess (2005) RT 50% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2006

The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Natasha Richardson  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Lynn Redgrave

Wilde (1997) RT 71% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2002

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Stephen Fry  •  Jude Law  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jennifer Ehle

Isadora (1968)

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karel Reisz
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  James Fox  •  Zvonimir Crnko  •  Jason Robards