Anthony Minghella

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 1954 – 18 March 2008) was an English film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was Chairman of the Board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The English Patient (1996), which also won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and Golden Globe Award for Best Director. Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Minghella, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

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Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Jude Law  •  Cate Blanchett

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Jude Law  •  Cate Blanchett

Atonement (2007)

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As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Breaking and Entering (2006)

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Robin Wright

Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Robin Wright

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

The English Patient (1996)

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In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

Truly Madly Deeply (1990)

Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie starts bringing ghostly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Juliet Stevenson  •  Alan Rickman  •  Jenny Howe  •  Michael Maloney

Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie starts bringing ghostly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Juliet Stevenson  •  Alan Rickman  •  Jenny Howe  •  Michael Maloney

Play (2001)

The land is filled with people in urns chattering at top speed, but only to themselves, not to one another. The focus goes to three people: a man, his mistress and his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Juliet Stevenson  •  Ray Donn

The land is filled with people in urns chattering at top speed, but only to themselves, not to one another. The focus goes to three people: a man, his mistress and his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Juliet Stevenson  •  Ray Donn

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin  •  Tony Markes
CAST:  Adam Rifkin  •  Scott Wolf  •  Peter Facinelli  •  Jou Jou Papailler

A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin  •  Tony Markes
CAST:  Adam Rifkin  •  Scott Wolf  •  Peter Facinelli  •  Jou Jou Papailler

Mr. Wonderful (1993)

Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfil a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends, but first he must find his ex-wife a new husband so he can stop paying alimony.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  William Hurt

Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfil a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends, but first he must find his ex-wife a new husband so he can stop paying alimony.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  William Hurt