Eileen Atkins

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dame Eileen June Atkins, DBE (born 16 June 1934) is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eileen Atkins, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Ask the Dust (2006)

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Towne
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Salma Hayek  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Eileen Atkins

Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Towne
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Salma Hayek  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Eileen Atkins

Cold Mountain (2003)

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In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

Gosford Park (2001)

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In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Clive Owen  •  Maggie Smith  •  Geraldine Somerville

The Dresser (1983)

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

The Hours (2002)

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"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Julianne Moore  •  Meryl Streep  •  Stephen Dillane

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Daldry
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Julianne Moore  •  Meryl Streep  •  Stephen Dillane

Vanity Fair (2004)

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  James Purefoy  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Romola Garai

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  James Purefoy  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Romola Garai

What a Girl Wants (2003)

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  Amanda Bynes  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Preston  •  Jonathan Pryce

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  Amanda Bynes  •  Colin Firth  •  Kelly Preston  •  Jonathan Pryce

The Avengers (1998)

British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Uma Thurman  •  Sean Connery  •  Patrick Macnee

British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Uma Thurman  •  Sean Connery  •  Patrick Macnee

Wolf (1994)

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Christopher Plummer  •  James Spader  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Let Him Have It (1991)

In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Paul Reynolds  •  Eileen Atkins

In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Paul Reynolds  •  Eileen Atkins

Jack & Sarah (1995)

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Sullivan
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Judi Dench  •  Eileen Atkins

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Sullivan
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Samantha Mathis  •  Judi Dench  •  Eileen Atkins

Wit (2001)

A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Audra McDonald

A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Audra McDonald

Nelly's Version (1983)

People claim to know an amnesiac who finds herself in a hotel with a suitcase full of cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Hatton
CAST:  Eileen Atkins  •  Anthony Bate  •  Barbara Jefford  •  Nicholas Ball

People claim to know an amnesiac who finds herself in a hotel with a suitcase full of cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Hatton
CAST:  Eileen Atkins  •  Anthony Bate  •  Barbara Jefford  •  Nicholas Ball

Inadmissible Evidence (1968)

A lawyer's agonizing journey to the breaking point of his private and professional lives as he becomes more and more alienated from everyone connected with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Nicol Williamson  •  Peter Sallis  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Jill Bennett

A lawyer's agonizing journey to the breaking point of his private and professional lives as he becomes more and more alienated from everyone connected with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Nicol Williamson  •  Peter Sallis  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Jill Bennett

Women Talking Dirty (2001)

A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Coky Giedroyc
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Gina McKee  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Kenneth Cranham

A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Coky Giedroyc
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Gina McKee  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Kenneth Cranham

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

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Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Colin Firth  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Hamish Linklater

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Emma Stone  •  Colin Firth  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Hamish Linklater

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

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Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Emma Thompson  •  Viola Davis

Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard LaGravenese
CAST:  Emmy Rossum  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Emma Thompson  •  Viola Davis

The Scapegoat (2012)

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

The Three Sisters (1970)

In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, where life is charming and stimulating meaningful. But for now they exist in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cedric Messina
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Janet Suzman  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Michele Dotrice

In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, where life is charming and stimulating meaningful. But for now they exist in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cedric Messina
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Janet Suzman  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Michele Dotrice

I Don't Want to Be Born (1975)

A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in pram at the scene...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sasdy
CAST:  Joan Collins  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Ralph Bates  •  Caroline Munro

A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in pram at the scene...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Sasdy
CAST:  Joan Collins  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Ralph Bates  •  Caroline Munro
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