Louise Osmond

Louise Osmond is a British documentary filmmaker famous for the films Deep Water, Dark Horse and Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach. A Modern History graduate of Oxford University, Osmond initially worked as a print journalist in Brussels, Paris, Rome and Africa.

The Beckoning Silence (2007)

In The Beckoning Silence, Joe Simpson, whose amazing battle for survival featured in the multi-award winning "Touching the Void", travels to the treacherous North Face of the Eiger to tell the story of one of mountaineering's most epic tragedies. As a child, it was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Andreas Abegglen  •  Simon Anthamatten  •  Cyrille Berthod  •  Steven Mackintosh

In The Beckoning Silence, Joe Simpson, whose amazing battle for survival featured in the multi-award winning "Touching the Void", travels to the treacherous North Face of the Eiger to tell the story of one of mountaineering's most epic tragedies. As a child, it was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Andreas Abegglen  •  Simon Anthamatten  •  Cyrille Berthod  •  Steven Mackintosh

The Blitz: London's Longest Night (2007)

Details the German bombing of London the night of the 29th of December, in 1940.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Christopher Fox  •  Dilly Barlow  •  Matt Day

Details the German bombing of London the night of the 29th of December, in 1940.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Christopher Fox  •  Dilly Barlow  •  Matt Day

Deep Water (2006)

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DEEP WATER is the stunning true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who enters the most daring nautical challenge ever – the very first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Rothwell  •  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Simon Russell Beale  •  Jean Badin  •  Donald Crowhurst

DEEP WATER is the stunning true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who enters the most daring nautical challenge ever – the very first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Rothwell  •  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Tilda Swinton  •  Simon Russell Beale  •  Jean Badin  •  Donald Crowhurst

Richard III: The King in the Car Park (2013)

This documentary looks at the search for the remains of King Richard III of England (1452-1485). After being killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field (August 22, 1485), his remains were taken to Leicester and it was believed that he was buried at Greyfriars Church. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Simon Farnaby

This documentary looks at the search for the remains of King Richard III of England (1452-1485). After being killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field (August 22, 1485), his remains were taken to Leicester and it was believed that he was buried at Greyfriars Church. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Simon Farnaby

Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach (2016)

A surprisingly candid behind-the-scenes account of the career of Ken Loach, one of Britain’s most celebrated and controversial filmmakers, as he prepares to release his final major film I, Daniel Blake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Ken Loach  •  Tony Garnett  •  Nell Dunn  •  Tony Selby

A surprisingly candid behind-the-scenes account of the career of Ken Loach, one of Britain’s most celebrated and controversial filmmakers, as he prepares to release his final major film I, Daniel Blake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Ken Loach  •  Tony Garnett  •  Nell Dunn  •  Tony Selby

Dark Horse (2015)

The larger than life true story of how a barmaid in a poor Welsh mining village convinces some of her fellow residents to pool their resources to compete in the "sport of kings" with a racehorse they would breed and raise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
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The larger than life true story of how a barmaid in a poor Welsh mining village convinces some of her fellow residents to pool their resources to compete in the "sport of kings" with a racehorse they would breed and raise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
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McQueen and I (2011)

Profile of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Alexander McQueen  •  Kate Moss  •  Tom Ford

Profile of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Steven Mackintosh  •  Alexander McQueen  •  Kate Moss  •  Tom Ford

How to Make a Ken Loach Film (2016)

This unique interactive film puts you on set with Ken Loach in production on his latest film, I, Daniel Blake. Throwing us into life on location and during pre-production, it enables you to change the course of your viewing experience by selecting inserts in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond  •  Emmanuel Roy
CAST:  Ken Loach  •  Rebecca O'Brien  •  Paul Laverty  •  Cillian Murphy

This unique interactive film puts you on set with Ken Loach in production on his latest film, I, Daniel Blake. Throwing us into life on location and during pre-production, it enables you to change the course of your viewing experience by selecting inserts in which ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond  •  Emmanuel Roy
CAST:  Ken Loach  •  Rebecca O'Brien  •  Paul Laverty  •  Cillian Murphy

The Real Hughie Green (2001)

TV Movie documentary exploring the secret life of Hughie Green.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Hughie Green  •  Denis Lawson  •  Syd Little  •  Eddie Large

TV Movie documentary exploring the secret life of Hughie Green.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Hughie Green  •  Denis Lawson  •  Syd Little  •  Eddie Large

The Search for the Northwest Passage (2005)

A look at the search for the fabled Northwest passage, the legendary path through the ice across the Canadian Arctic, and the attempts made by wealthy British explorer Sir John Franklin and penniless Norwegian Roald Amundsen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Colin Tierney  •  Maureen Bennett  •  Richard Betts  •  Kåre Conradi

A look at the search for the fabled Northwest passage, the legendary path through the ice across the Canadian Arctic, and the attempts made by wealthy British explorer Sir John Franklin and penniless Norwegian Roald Amundsen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louise Osmond
CAST:  Colin Tierney  •  Maureen Bennett  •  Richard Betts  •  Kåre Conradi