Natascha McElhone

Natascha McElhone (born 14 December 1969) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, best known for her roles in Ronin, The Truman Show and Solaris. McElhone also plays a leading role in the Showtime series Californication.

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Surviving Picasso (1996)

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

City of Ghosts (2002)

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Dillon
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  James Caan  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gérard Depardieu

FearDotCom (2002)

When four bodies are discovered among the industrial decay and urban grime of New York City, brash young detective Mike Reilly teams with ambitious Department of Health researcher Terry Huston to uncover the cause behind their violent and inexplicable deaths. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stephen Rea  •  Udo Kier

When four bodies are discovered among the industrial decay and urban grime of New York City, brash young detective Mike Reilly teams with ambitious Department of Health researcher Terry Huston to uncover the cause behind their violent and inexplicable deaths. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Malone
CAST:  Stephen Dorff  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stephen Rea  •  Udo Kier

Killing Me Softly (2002)

A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Kaige
CAST:  Heather Graham  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Ulrich Thomsen

A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Kaige
CAST:  Heather Graham  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Ulrich Thomsen

Ladies in Lavender (2004)

Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Dance
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Maggie Smith  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Freddie Jones

Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Dance
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Maggie Smith  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Freddie Jones

Laurel Canyon (2003)

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Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up in her lavish digs. As Sam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Christian Bale  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Natascha McElhone

Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up in her lavish digs. As Sam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Frances McDormand  •  Christian Bale  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Natascha McElhone

Love's Labour's Lost (2000)

The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Kenneth Branagh

The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Alessandro Nivola  •  Alicia Silverstone  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Kenneth Branagh

Ronin (1998)

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A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jean Reno  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stellan Skarsgård

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Frankenheimer
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jean Reno  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Solaris (2002)

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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Viola Davis  •  Jeremy Davies

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Viola Davis  •  Jeremy Davies

The Devil's Own (1997)

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

The Truman Show (1998)

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Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Laura Linney  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Natascha McElhone

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Laura Linney  •  Noah Emmerich  •  Natascha McElhone

Mrs. Dalloway (1997)

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Contaminated Man (2000)

In this science fiction thriller, David Whitman (William Hurt) is a chemist who lost his wife and child in a freak accident and is trying to rebuild his life on his own. While doing research, Whitman discovers a series of mysterious deaths that seem to follow in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Peter Weller  •  Katja Woywood

In this science fiction thriller, David Whitman (William Hurt) is a chemist who lost his wife and child in a freak accident and is trying to rebuild his life on his own. While doing research, Whitman discovers a series of mysterious deaths that seem to follow in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Hickox
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Peter Weller  •  Katja Woywood

Believe (2013)

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Scheinmann
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Brian Cox  •  Toby Stephens  •  Kate Ashfield

Romeo & Juliet (2013)

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In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Carlei
CAST:  Douglas Booth  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Christian Cooke  •  Damian Lewis

In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlo Carlei
CAST:  Douglas Booth  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Christian Cooke  •  Damian Lewis

The Sea (2013)

A man returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Brown
CAST:  Bonnie Wright  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Charlotte Rampling

A man returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Brown
CAST:  Bonnie Wright  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Charlotte Rampling

The Kid (2010)

Based on the real life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and the way he put his life together again afterwards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moran
CAST:  Rupert Friend  •  Natascha McElhone  •  William Miller  •  Ioan Gruffudd

Based on the real life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and the way he put his life together again afterwards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Moran
CAST:  Rupert Friend  •  Natascha McElhone  •  William Miller  •  Ioan Gruffudd

Blessed (2008)

A successful city trader suddenly loses everything he truly cares about. Seeking comfort in isolation on a remote island, his life is turned upside down by the arrival of a little girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Aldridge
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gary Lewis  •  Lil Woods

A successful city trader suddenly loses everything he truly cares about. Seeking comfort in isolation on a remote island, his life is turned upside down by the arrival of a little girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Aldridge
CAST:  James Nesbitt  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Gary Lewis  •  Lil Woods

Guy X (2005)

A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Metzstein
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Michael Ironside

A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Metzstein
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Michael Ironside

The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)

Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII, before being ousted by her younger sister, Anne. Mary leaves the Court to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippa Lowthorpe
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Jodhi May  •  Jared Harris  •  Steven Mackintosh

Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII, before being ousted by her younger sister, Anne. Mary leaves the Court to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippa Lowthorpe
CAST:  Natascha McElhone  •  Jodhi May  •  Jared Harris  •  Steven Mackintosh
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