Search results for "Nick Stringer"

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Turtle: The Incredible Journey (2009) RT 69% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2011

The story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Born on a beach in Florida ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Nick Stringer
CAST:  Miranda Richardson

Oliver Twist (2005) RT 60% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Barney Clark  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Jamie Foreman  •  Harry Eden

The Long Good Friday (1980) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Mackenzie
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Helen Mirren  •  Paul Freeman  •  Dave King

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)

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

That Summer (1979)

Often described as an unofficial sequel to Scum – Winstone's main character Steve is fresh from Borstal - the rather gentler-toned That Summer holds special memories for Ray ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harley Cokeliss
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Tony London  •  Emily Moore  •  Julie Shipley

The Knowledge (1979)

Four men attempt "The Knowledge" examination to qualify as London taxi drivers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Brooks
CAST:  Mick Ford  •  Kim Taylforth  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Michael Elphick

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)

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

Work Experience (1989)

Terence is caught in a vicious circle. he cannot get a job because he has no experience, but he cannot gain experience without getting a job! Winner of an Oscar for Best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Hendrie
CAST:  Lenny Henry  •  Susan Brown  •  Kathy Burke  •  Neil Pearson

The Edge of Love (2008) RT 35% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jul 2009

The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Maybury
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Sienna Miller  •  Matthew Rhys

The Shout (1978) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Jun 1978

A traveller by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Susannah York  •  John Hurt  •  Robert Stephens

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