Richard Loncraine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard Loncraine is a British film and television director. Loncraine received early training in the features department of the BBC, including a season directing items for Tomorrow's World. Before his career in film, he was a sculptor and the first to create a chrome Newton's cradle. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Loncraine, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Firewall (2006)

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Paul Bettany  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Carly Schroeder

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Paul Bettany  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Carly Schroeder

My House in Umbria (2003)

Emily Delahunty is an eccentric British romance novelist who lives in Umbria in central Italy. One day while travelling, the train she is on is bombed by terrorists. After she wakes up in a hospital, she invites three of the other survivors of the disaster to stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Ronnie Barker  •  Chris Cooper  •  Benno Fürmann

Emily Delahunty is an eccentric British romance novelist who lives in Umbria in central Italy. One day while travelling, the train she is on is bombed by terrorists. After she wakes up in a hospital, she invites three of the other survivors of the disaster to stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Ronnie Barker  •  Chris Cooper  •  Benno Fürmann

Richard III (1995)

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Annette Bening  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Wimbledon (2004)

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British tennis player Peter clutches to an embarrassingly low position on the tennis-ranking ladder. Handed a wild card for Wimbledon, he expects it to be his final bow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Paul Bettany  •  Sam Neill  •  James McAvoy

British tennis player Peter clutches to an embarrassingly low position on the tennis-ranking ladder. Handed a wild card for Wimbledon, he expects it to be his final bow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Paul Bettany  •  Sam Neill  •  James McAvoy

The Gathering Storm (2002)

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Linus Roache

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Linus Roache

5 Flights Up (2014)

A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Carrie Preston  •  Diane Keaton  •  Cynthia Nixon

A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  Carrie Preston  •  Diane Keaton  •  Cynthia Nixon

Blade on the Feather (1980)

A reclusive, elderly author is visited by a young admirer … but both men are more than they claim to be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kika Markham  •  Phoebe Nicholls  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Tom Conti

A reclusive, elderly author is visited by a young admirer … but both men are more than they claim to be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Kika Markham  •  Phoebe Nicholls  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Tom Conti

Flame (1975)

Light the Rock 'n Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This build-up from rags to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Noddy Holder  •  Jim Lea  •  Don Powell  •  Dave Hill

Light the Rock 'n Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This build-up from rags to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Noddy Holder  •  Jim Lea  •  Don Powell  •  Dave Hill

Full Circle (1978)

After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Tom Conti  •  Keir Dullea  •  Robin Gammell

After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Tom Conti  •  Keir Dullea  •  Robin Gammell

The Special Relationship (2010)

A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between two powerful men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Hope Davis  •  Helen McCrory

A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between two powerful men ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Hope Davis  •  Helen McCrory

My One and Only (2009)

A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Logan Lerman  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Troy Garity

A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Logan Lerman  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Troy Garity

Secret Orchards (1979)

The true story of successful and respectable Edwardian businessman Roger Ackerley, who managed to conceal the existence of a secret love and the three daughters she bore, from his society wife and remaining children. Known to the daughters only as 'Uncle Bodger', ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
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The true story of successful and respectable Edwardian businessman Roger Ackerley, who managed to conceal the existence of a secret love and the three daughters she bore, from his society wife and remaining children. Known to the daughters only as 'Uncle Bodger', ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST: 

Wide-Eyed and Legless (1993)

Diana and Deric have an ideal marriage: they thrive in each other's company, they're funny, and they enjoy their two grown children and Deric's dotty mother; the trouble is, Diana can no longer walk and her malady defies medical diagnosis. To care for Diana, Deric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Thora Hird  •  Sian Thomas

Diana and Deric have an ideal marriage: they thrive in each other's company, they're funny, and they enjoy their two grown children and Deric's dotty mother; the trouble is, Diana can no longer walk and her malady defies medical diagnosis. To care for Diana, Deric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Thora Hird  •  Sian Thomas

The Missionary (1982)

In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Maggie Smith  •  Trevor Howard  •  David Suchet

In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Maggie Smith  •  Trevor Howard  •  David Suchet

Bellman and True (1987)

Hiller, a computer expert, was bribed by group of bank robbers to obtain details of the security system at a newly-built bank. Having obtained the information, he thought he'd seen the last of the robbers. But now they've traced him and his son to London. They hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Derek Newark  •  Richard Hope  •  Ken Bones

Hiller, a computer expert, was bribed by group of bank robbers to obtain details of the security system at a newly-built bank. Having obtained the information, he thought he'd seen the last of the robbers. But now they've traced him and his son to London. They hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Derek Newark  •  Richard Hope  •  Ken Bones

Finding Your Feet (2017)

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Timothy Spall  •  Celia Imrie  •  David Hayman

A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Timothy Spall  •  Celia Imrie  •  David Hayman

An Accidental Studio (2019)

Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Jones  •  Ben Timlett  •  Kim Leggatt
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Michael Palin  •  Bob Hoskins

Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Jones  •  Ben Timlett  •  Kim Leggatt
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Michael Palin  •  Bob Hoskins

Brimstone & Treacle (1982)

A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Sting  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Joan Plowright  •  Suzanna Hamilton

A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Sting  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Joan Plowright  •  Suzanna Hamilton

Oy Vay Maria (1977)

Jewish boy loves Catholic girl - will love triumph over family objections?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Cheryl Hall  •  P.G. Stephens  •  Robert Whelan  •  Carmel McSharry

Jewish boy loves Catholic girl - will love triumph over family objections?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Cheryl Hall  •  P.G. Stephens  •  Robert Whelan  •  Carmel McSharry

The Vanishing Army (1978)

Career army man Bill Paterson faces discharge in this examination of the harsh treatment of British NCOs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Bill Paterson  •  Kenneth Cope  •  Timothy Spall  •  Trevor Laird

Career army man Bill Paterson faces discharge in this examination of the harsh treatment of British NCOs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Bill Paterson  •  Kenneth Cope  •  Timothy Spall  •  Trevor Laird
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