Vincent Ward

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vincent Ward, ONZM (born 16 February 1956) is a film director and screenwriter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vincent Ward, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

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Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

One Night Stand (1997)

In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat run-ins with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Ming-Na Wen

In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat run-ins with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Wesley Snipes  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Kyle MacLachlan  •  Ming-Na Wen

What Dreams May Come (1998)

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Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Max von Sydow

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Max von Sydow

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Bruce Lyons  •  Chris Haywood  •  Hamish McFarlane  •  Marshall Napier

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Bruce Lyons  •  Chris Haywood  •  Hamish McFarlane  •  Marshall Napier

River Queen (2005)

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

Map of the Human Heart (1993)

Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the most difficult ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Robert Joamie  •  Anne Parillaud  •  Annie Galipeau

Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the most difficult ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Robert Joamie  •  Anne Parillaud  •  Annie Galipeau

The Shot (1996)

This low-budget satire takes a shot a Hollywood as it follows two desperate, unsuccessful actors, Dern Reel and Patrick St. Patrick, who steal 10 recently shot rolls of film from Tinseltown's newest darling, the director David Egoman, and hold them for ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Bell
CAST:  Dan Bell  •  Michael Rivkin  •  Jude Horowitz  •  Vincent Ward

This low-budget satire takes a shot a Hollywood as it follows two desperate, unsuccessful actors, Dern Reel and Patrick St. Patrick, who steal 10 recently shot rolls of film from Tinseltown's newest darling, the director David Egoman, and hold them for ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Bell
CAST:  Dan Bell  •  Michael Rivkin  •  Jude Horowitz  •  Vincent Ward

A State of Siege (1978)

Malfred Signal leaves her life of stifling gentility as an art teacher in a South Island private girls' school and decides to live out her dream – painting alone in the remote North. One terrifying night, beset by a prowler, but confronting only her own image at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Anne Flannery  •  Peggy Walker  •  John Bullock  •  Peter McCauley

Malfred Signal leaves her life of stifling gentility as an art teacher in a South Island private girls' school and decides to live out her dream – painting alone in the remote North. One terrifying night, beset by a prowler, but confronting only her own image at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Anne Flannery  •  Peggy Walker  •  John Bullock  •  Peter McCauley

Vigil (1984)

Toss lives on a sheep farm with her father in New Zealand. When Toss's father dies in an accident, Ethan, an itinerant hunter, wanders onto the family farm and is given a job by her grandfather. Toss's fairly innocent relationship with Ethan is severed when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Penelope Stewart  •  Frank Whitten  •  Bill Kerr  •  Fiona Kay

Toss lives on a sheep farm with her father in New Zealand. When Toss's father dies in an accident, Ethan, an itinerant hunter, wanders onto the family farm and is given a job by her grandfather. Toss's fairly innocent relationship with Ethan is severed when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Penelope Stewart  •  Frank Whitten  •  Bill Kerr  •  Fiona Kay

Rain of the Children (2008)

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In Rain of the Children, Ward further explores the subject of his earlier film, In Spring One Plants Alone when, as a young film student he travelled to the Ureweras and documented the lives of an elderly Māori woman (Puhi) and her schizophrenic son (Niki).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Taungaroa Emile

In Rain of the Children, Ward further explores the subject of his earlier film, In Spring One Plants Alone when, as a young film student he travelled to the Ureweras and documented the lives of an elderly Māori woman (Puhi) and her schizophrenic son (Niki).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  Temuera Morrison  •  Taungaroa Emile

Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³' (2003)

The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time David Fincher had creating his first feature film, as well as present us ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles de Lauzirika
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Gordon Carroll  •  Charles Dance

The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time David Fincher had creating his first feature film, as well as present us ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles de Lauzirika
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Gordon Carroll  •  Charles Dance

In Spring One Plants Alone (1980)

This is the story of Puhi, an aged Maori woman and Niki, her fully grown but wholly dependent son. The world they occupy is not a world of large events but the rituals of everyday life, traditions and interdependence. “In Spring One Plants Alone” documents the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
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This is the story of Puhi, an aged Maori woman and Niki, her fully grown but wholly dependent son. The world they occupy is not a world of large events but the rituals of everyday life, traditions and interdependence. “In Spring One Plants Alone” documents the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
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