Search results for "Linda Beckett"


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High Hopes (1988) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2009

Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Phil Davis  •  Ruth Sheen  •  Edna Doré  •  Philip Jackson

Secrets & Lies (1996) RT 94% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Timothy Spall  •  Phyllis Logan  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Claire Rushbrook

Children (1976) RT Audience 29%

Robert Tucker, a young gay man who is almost without affect, sits in various waiting rooms. As he sits, he recalls events from the year of his childhood when his father dies. ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Phillip Mawdsley  •  Nick Stringer  •  Robin Hooper  •  Linda Beckett

The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983) RT Audience 92%

These three semi-autobiographical short films by Terence Davies follow the journey of Robert Tucker, first seen as a hangdog child in "Children", then as a hollow-eyed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Terry O'Sullivan  •  Wilfrid Brambell  •  Sheila Raynor  •  Phillip Mawdsley

Bleak Moments (1971)

Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her retarded sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizzare neighbour and irritating workmate.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Anne Raitt  •  Eric Allan  •  Sarah Stephenson  •  Liz Smith

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