Search results for "Benjamin Whitrow"

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A Man for All Seasons (1988) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Gielgud  •  Richard Johnson

Chicken Run (2000) RT 97% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Nick Park
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Timothy Spall  •  Imelda Staunton

Clockwise (1986) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2001

An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Morahan
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Penny Leatherbarrow  •  Sharon Maiden  •  Alison Steadman

Damage (1992) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Rupert Graves

Quadrophenia (1979)

Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Franc Roddam
CAST:  Phil Daniels  •  Leslie Ash  •  Phil Davis  •  Mark Wingett

Restoration (1995)

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Meg Ryan  •  Sam Neill  •  David Thewlis

Personal Services (1987) RT Audience 81%

The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Shirley Stelfox  •  Alec McCowen  •  Danny Schiller

Hawks (1988) RT Audience 84%

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Camille Coduri  •  Robert Lang

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

The Merchant of Venice (1996) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2016

A TV schools version of the play by William Shakespeare, filmed in the studio and on location in Venice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Horrox
CAST:  Bob Peck  •  Paul McGann  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Benjamin Whitrow

Bomber (2009)

An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned journey of atonement. When Ross, his useless son agrees to drive him there, a nightmare family road trip ensues.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Paul Cotter
CAST:  Shane Taylor  •  Eileen Nicholas  •  Ulrike Arndt  •  Michael Asmussen

Troilus and Cressida (1981)

The bitter Trojan War drags on - the Greeks blame Achilles' apathy for low morale, while Troy's hero Hector challenges one of the enemy to a personal duel. And after her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Miller
CAST:  Anton Lesser  •  Suzanne Burden  •  Benjamin Whitrow  •  Charles Gray

Afternoon Off (1979)

Lee, a Chinese man, works as a waiter in a hotel in England, despite speaking very little English. Told that a girl called Iris might be interested in him, on his afternoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Henry Man  •  Benjamin Whitrow  •  Angela Morant  •  Pasquale Perrino

Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006) RT 40% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
CAST:  Holly Aird  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Hardy

Henry VIII (2003) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Joss Ackland  •  Sid Mitchell  •  Charles Dance

Darkest Hour (2017)

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Lily James  •  Stephen Dillane

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