Neil Jordan

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish filmmaker and novelist. He won an Academy Award (Best Original Screenplay) for The Crying Game. Description above from the Wikipedia article Neil Jordan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Michael Collins (1996)

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Aidan Quinn

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Aidan Quinn

Mona Lisa (1986)

George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Michael Caine  •  Robbie Coltrane

George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Michael Caine  •  Robbie Coltrane

The Company of Wolves (1984)

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Sarah Patterson  •  Angela Lansbury  •  David Warner  •  Tusse Silberg

An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into womanhood, will the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Sarah Patterson  •  Angela Lansbury  •  David Warner  •  Tusse Silberg

The Crying Game (1992)

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Stephen Rea  •  Adrian Dunbar

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Forest Whitaker  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Stephen Rea  •  Adrian Dunbar

The Good Thief (2003)

A compulsive gambler plans the heist of his life - a priceless collection of art from the world-class Casino Riviera in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Nutsa Kukhianidze  •  Marc Lavoine

A compulsive gambler plans the heist of his life - a priceless collection of art from the world-class Casino Riviera in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Nutsa Kukhianidze  •  Marc Lavoine

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouédraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouédraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

In Dreams (1999)

A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Katie Sagona  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Aidan Quinn

A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Annette Bening  •  Katie Sagona  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Aidan Quinn

A Film with Me in It (2008)

A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Fitzgibbon
CAST:  Dylan Moran  •  Mark Doherty  •  Amy Huberman  •  Keith Allen

A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Fitzgibbon
CAST:  Dylan Moran  •  Mark Doherty  •  Amy Huberman  •  Keith Allen

Byzantium (2012)

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Sam Riley  •  Caleb Landry Jones

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Sam Riley  •  Caleb Landry Jones

The Miracle (1991)

The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Lorraine Pilkington  •  Niall Byrne  •  Donal McCann  •  Beverly D'Angelo

The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her and even ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Lorraine Pilkington  •  Niall Byrne  •  Donal McCann  •  Beverly D'Angelo

Ondine (2009)

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net believing her to be a mermaid.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Alicja Bachleda-Curuś  •  Dervla Kirwan  •  Alison Barry

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net believing her to be a mermaid.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Alicja Bachleda-Curuś  •  Dervla Kirwan  •  Alison Barry

The End of the Affair (1999)

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On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Stephen Rea  •  Julianne Moore  •  James Bolam

On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Stephen Rea  •  Julianne Moore  •  James Bolam

The Brave One (2007)

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Terrence Howard  •  Nicky Katt  •  Naveen Andrews

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Terrence Howard  •  Nicky Katt  •  Naveen Andrews

Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk (2018)

A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kuba Mikurda
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  Bertrand Bonello  •  Neil Jordan  •  Andrzej Wajda

A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kuba Mikurda
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  Bertrand Bonello  •  Neil Jordan  •  Andrzej Wajda

Greta (2018)

A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Maika Monroe  •  Colm Feore

A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Maika Monroe  •  Colm Feore

An Accidental Studio (2019)

Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Jones  •  Ben Timlett  •  Kim Leggatt
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Michael Palin  •  Bob Hoskins

Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Jones  •  Ben Timlett  •  Kim Leggatt
CAST:  George Harrison  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Michael Palin  •  Bob Hoskins

The Making of Excalibur: Myth into Movie (1981)

Neil Jordan goes behind the scenes of the production of John Boorman's 1981 take on the Arthurian legend, "Excalibur." Includes interviews with the cast and crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
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Neil Jordan goes behind the scenes of the production of John Boorman's 1981 take on the Arthurian legend, "Excalibur." Includes interviews with the cast and crew.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
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Angel (1982)

Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So begins his quest to avenge her. He seeks an answer to the simple question 'Why?' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Veronica Quilligan  •  Alan Devlin  •  Peter Caffrey

Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So begins his quest to avenge her. He seeks an answer to the simple question 'Why?' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Stephen Rea  •  Veronica Quilligan  •  Alan Devlin  •  Peter Caffrey

Shooting from the Heart: Chris Menges, Cameraman (1985)

A look at the career of Oscar-winning cameraman Chris Menges. Filmed on location of 'Comfort and Joy'. Chris Menges discusses his early career in television and film. Featuring interviews with Bill Forsyth, Bill Paterson, Ken Loach, Neil Jordan, and Jeremy Isaacs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Turner
CAST:  Chris Menges  •  Bill Forsyth  •  Bill Paterson  •  Ken Loach

A look at the career of Oscar-winning cameraman Chris Menges. Filmed on location of 'Comfort and Joy'. Chris Menges discusses his early career in television and film. Featuring interviews with Bill Forsyth, Bill Paterson, Ken Loach, Neil Jordan, and Jeremy Isaacs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Turner
CAST:  Chris Menges  •  Bill Forsyth  •  Bill Paterson  •  Ken Loach

Hooray For Holyrood (1986)

Scottish Television's film on the 40th Edinburgh International Film Festival in 1986, starring Robbie Coltrane (a former EIFF chauffeur) and featuring interviews with Bill Forsyth, Samuel Fuller and Barry Norman, among many others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Wilson
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Edgar Anstey  •  David Bruce  •  Nicholas de Jongh

Scottish Television's film on the 40th Edinburgh International Film Festival in 1986, starring Robbie Coltrane (a former EIFF chauffeur) and featuring interviews with Bill Forsyth, Samuel Fuller and Barry Norman, among many others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Wilson
CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Edgar Anstey  •  David Bruce  •  Nicholas de Jongh
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