Lindsay Duncan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lindsay Vere Duncan, CBE (born 7 November 1950) is a Scottish stage and television actress, and winner of a Tony Award for Private Lives. Description above from the Wikipedia article Lindsay Duncan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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About Time (2013)

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The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Bill Nighy  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Tom Hollander

An Ideal Husband (1999)

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

City Hall (1996)

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cusack  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Danny Aiello

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Becker
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  John Cusack  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Danny Aiello

The Reflecting Skin (1990)

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Liam Neeson  •  Ian McDiarmid

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

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After a rough divorce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Audrey Wells
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Sandra Oh  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Raoul Bova

After a rough divorce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Audrey Wells
CAST:  Diane Lane  •  Sandra Oh  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Raoul Bova

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Alfred Molina  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Frances Barber

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Alfred Molina  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Frances Barber

Shooting the Past (1999)

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A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Timothy Spall  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Billie Whitelaw

A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library employees will resort to anything to thwart him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Poliakoff
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Timothy Spall  •  Liam Cunningham  •  Billie Whitelaw

Starter for 10 (2006)

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Alice Eve  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Simon Woods

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Alice Eve  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Simon Woods

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, based on a popular stage production by the Royal Shakespeare Company. A small boy dreams the play, which unfolds in a surreal landscape of umbrellas and lightbulbs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Noble
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Alex Jennings  •  Desmond Barrit  •  Finbar Lynch

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, based on a popular stage production by the Royal Shakespeare Company. A small boy dreams the play, which unfolds in a surreal landscape of umbrellas and lightbulbs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adrian Noble
CAST:  Lindsay Duncan  •  Alex Jennings  •  Desmond Barrit  •  Finbar Lynch

Manifesto (1988)

In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dušan Makavejev
CAST:  Camilla Søeberg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Simon Callow  •  Eric Stoltz

In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dušan Makavejev
CAST:  Camilla Søeberg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Simon Callow  •  Eric Stoltz

Christopher and His Kind (2011)

In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and would-be actress ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Toby Jones  •  Imogen Poots  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Iddo Goldberg

In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and would-be actress ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoffrey Sax
CAST:  Toby Jones  •  Imogen Poots  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Iddo Goldberg

Burlesque Fairytales (2010)

A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Luciani
CAST:  Anna Andresen  •  Esmé Bianco  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Jim Carter

A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Luciani
CAST:  Anna Andresen  •  Esmé Bianco  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Jim Carter

Last Passenger (2013)

Independent British thriller starring Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. Lewis (Scott), an overworked doctor, is on his way home from London with his young son Max (Joshua Kaynama). Clearly exhausted from his work, Lewis decides to take a nap on the train while an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Omid Nooshin
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  David Schofield  •  Kara Tointon

Independent British thriller starring Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. Lewis (Scott), an overworked doctor, is on his way home from London with his young son Max (Joshua Kaynama). Clearly exhausted from his work, Lewis decides to take a nap on the train while an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Omid Nooshin
CAST:  Dougray Scott  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  David Schofield  •  Kara Tointon

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

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Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Le Week-End (2013)

Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage break out in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Olly Alexander

Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage break out in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Jim Broadbent  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Olly Alexander

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

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A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro González Iñárritu
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Emma Stone  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Edward Norton

Margot (2009)

At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, comes into her life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Bathurst
CAST:  Michiel Huisman  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Con O'Neill

At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, comes into her life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Bathurst
CAST:  Michiel Huisman  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Con O'Neill

Dirty Tricks (2000)

Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a dinner party leads Edward down a very precarious and hilarious path.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  James Bolam  •  George Potts  •  Julie Graham

Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a dinner party leads Edward down a very precarious and hilarious path.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Seed
CAST:  Martin Clunes  •  James Bolam  •  George Potts  •  Julie Graham

Grown-Ups (1980)

Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria, is constantly dropping in, and will not take any hints that the couple ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Lesley Manville  •  Sam Kelly

Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria, is constantly dropping in, and will not take any hints that the couple ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Lesley Manville  •  Sam Kelly
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