Beeban Kidron

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Beeban Kidron is an English Film Director known for her much-lauded adaptation of Jeanette Winterson's autobiographical novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and for directing Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. In 2008 with Lindsey Mackie she founded the charity Filmclub, which has since grown to be one of the largest and most influential after-school clubs in the UK, attracting over 160,000 children and young people each week. Description above from the Wikipedia article Beeban Kidron, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Wesley Snipes  •  John Leguizamo  •  Stockard Channing

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Wesley Snipes  •  John Leguizamo  •  Stockard Channing

Swept from the Sea (1998)

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Vincent Perez  •  Ian McKellen  •  Kathy Bates

The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Vincent Perez  •  Ian McKellen  •  Kathy Bates

InRealLife (2013)

InRealLife takes us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, to find out what exactly the internet is doing to our children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Sherry Turkle  •  Nicholas Carr  •  Jimmy Wales  •  Eddie Izzard

InRealLife takes us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, to find out what exactly the internet is doing to our children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Sherry Turkle  •  Nicholas Carr  •  Jimmy Wales  •  Eddie Izzard

Murder (2002)

Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested journalist who only cares about getting a front-page story and she is completely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Jason Done  •  Julie Walters  •  Robert Glenister  •  David Morrissey

Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested journalist who only cares about getting a front-page story and she is completely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Jason Done  •  Julie Walters  •  Robert Glenister  •  David Morrissey

Carry Greenham Home (1983)

Directed by Beeban Kidron and Amanda Richardson  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron  •  Amanda Richardson
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Directed by Beeban Kidron and Amanda Richardson  (more)

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Antonia and Jane (1990)

Plain Jane Hartman hates her life. She's goofy, boring and only has sex if she reads Iris Murdoch novels out loud to her loopy boyfriend. Her oldest friend Antonia McGill knows about everything. She orders the right food; she can complain and get results. She's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Saskia Reeves  •  Bill Nighy  •  Patricia Leventon

Plain Jane Hartman hates her life. She's goofy, boring and only has sex if she reads Iris Murdoch novels out loud to her loopy boyfriend. Her oldest friend Antonia McGill knows about everything. She orders the right food; she can complain and get results. She's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  Saskia Reeves  •  Bill Nighy  •  Patricia Leventon

Cinderella (2000)

Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep her new step-mother from murdering the only family she has left. Add in an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Katrin Cartlidge  •  David Warner  •  Jane Birkin

Cinderella (named Zezolla) and her family live mid 20th century, where fashion is practically everything. As her father is won over by a selfish woman named Claudette, Cinderella must keep her new step-mother from murdering the only family she has left. Add in an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Katrin Cartlidge  •  David Warner  •  Jane Birkin

Great Moments in Aviation (1994)

The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are supported by Dr Angela ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Hurt  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Rakie Ayola

The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are supported by Dr Angela ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Hurt  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Rakie Ayola

Used People (1992)

At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. For 23 years he, now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Bob Dishy  •  Jessica Tandy

At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. For 23 years he, now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Bob Dishy  •  Jessica Tandy

Hookers, Hustlers, Pimps and Their Johns (1993)

A documentary about prostitution in New York. Featuring interviews with all parties mentioned in the title.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
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A documentary about prostitution in New York. Featuring interviews with all parties mentioned in the title.  (more)

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Vroom (1988)

Two young men and a sultry divorcee flee their drab hometown existence, taking to the road in a bubblegum pink chevrolet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Diana Quick  •  David Thewlis  •  Bill Rodgers

Two young men and a sultry divorcee flee their drab hometown existence, taking to the road in a bubblegum pink chevrolet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Diana Quick  •  David Thewlis  •  Bill Rodgers

'Itch (1991)

A lone hitch hiker, marooned near a housing estate, has a dramatic effect on the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Alexei Sayle  •  Michael Wardle  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Jonny Lee Miller

A lone hitch hiker, marooned near a housing estate, has a dramatic effect on the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Alexei Sayle  •  Michael Wardle  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Jonny Lee Miller

Sex, Death and the Gods (2011)

An intimate journey into the twilight world of the devadasi, Hindus who are married to god in childhood and at puberty sold for sex. The girls of Karnataka, southern India who are forced to live in this ancient tradition despite it having been declared illegal for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
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An intimate journey into the twilight world of the devadasi, Hindus who are married to god in childhood and at puberty sold for sex. The girls of Karnataka, southern India who are forced to live in this ancient tradition despite it having been declared illegal for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
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