Philip Ridley

Philip Ridley is an English storyteller working in a wide range of artistic media. In the visual arts he has been cited as a contemporary to the 'Young British Artists', and had his artwork exhibited internationally.

The Reflecting Skin (1990)

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lindsay Duncan  •  Jeremy Cooper  •  Sheila Moore

The Universe of Dermot Finn (1988)

Dermot is in love with Pearl and is going to meet her family for the first time. But not everyone lives in the same world as us..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Heather Canning  •  John Gabriel  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Warren Saire

Dermot is in love with Pearl and is going to meet her family for the first time. But not everyone lives in the same world as us..  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Heather Canning  •  John Gabriel  •  Sheila Hancock  •  Warren Saire

Heartless (2009)

The story follows Jamie, a troubled young man with a birthmark on his face, which has left him feeling isolated and fearful, hiding from the world outside. He lives in the East End of London, an area notorious for its violent hooded gangs. According to news reports ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Noel Clarke  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Luke Treadaway

The story follows Jamie, a troubled young man with a birthmark on his face, which has left him feeling isolated and fearful, hiding from the world outside. He lives in the East End of London, an area notorious for its violent hooded gangs. According to news reports ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Jim Sturgess  •  Noel Clarke  •  Eddie Marsan  •  Luke Treadaway

The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)

Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Ashley Judd  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lou Myers

Desire torments a former cultist taking refuge at the home of a scantily clad woman whose husband is away.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Ashley Judd  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Lou Myers

Visiting Mr. Beak (1987)

A Boy runs through the streets with a present for Mr Beak. Along the way he meets a series of strange characters in a strange world where your previous memories are inexorably attracted to you.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Sian Pyrs Weldon  •  Moya Brady  •  Hal Dyer  •  Martin Friend

A Boy runs through the streets with a present for Mr Beak. Along the way he meets a series of strange characters in a strange world where your previous memories are inexorably attracted to you.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Ridley
CAST:  Sian Pyrs Weldon  •  Moya Brady  •  Hal Dyer  •  Martin Friend

Angels & Atom Bombs (2015)

The Making of the Reflecting Skin  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Flower
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Philip Ridley  •  Dick Pope  •  Nick Bicât

The Making of the Reflecting Skin  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Flower
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Philip Ridley  •  Dick Pope  •  Nick Bicât