Search results for "Pauline McLynn"


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Angela's Ashes (1999) RT 52% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Emily Watson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Joe Breen  •  Michael Legge

Noble (2014)

Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Bradley
CAST:  Deirdre O'Kane  •  Sarah Greene  •  Gloria Cramer Curtis  •  Brendan Coyle

An Everlasting Piece (2000) RT 48% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O'Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Barry McEvoy  •  Brían F. O'Byrne  •  Anna Friel  •  Pauline McLynn

Iris (2001) RT 79% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2002

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Kate Winslet  •  Hugh Bonneville

Quills (2000) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Geoffrey Rush  •  Kate Winslet  •  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Michael Caine

Nora (2000) RT 55% / Audience 39%

DVD release: May 2002

In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Pat Murphy
CAST:  Susan Lynch  •  Andrew Scott  •  Vinnie McCabe  •  Peter McDonald

Heidi (2005) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp and his wife, who live isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Paul Marcus
CAST:  Emma Bolger  •  Max von Sydow  •  Pauline McLynn  •  Geraldine Chaplin

Her Own Rules (1998)

Melissa Gilbert stars as Marygold/Meredith. A sad and lonely writer returning to her home town in England for the first time since she was about 6 or 7 years old,after being ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Melissa Gilbert  •  Jeremy Sheffield  •  Lorraine Pilkington  •  Ginny Holder

Gypo (2005) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Gypo is the story of a working class family in Margate, Kent, a town where immigrants have become the focus of most of the public's discontent. The film tells the story of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jan Dunn
CAST:  Paul McGann  •  Tamzin Dunstone  •  Pauline McLynn  •  Rula Lenska

When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) RT 61% / Audience 65%

A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Kieron J. Walsh
CAST:  Chris McHallem  •  Flora Montgomery  •  Pauline McLynn  •  Peter McDonald




My Friend Joe (1996) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 1999

During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Chris Bould
CAST:  Schuyler Fisk  •  John Cleere  •  Stephen McHattie  •  Stanley Townsend

Family (1994) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: May 2006

This four-part made-for-TV drama focuses up close on a Dublin couple with four children. Charlo is a hustler, a head-first footballer, a thief, abusive. Paula drinks, objects ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Sean McGinley  •  Ger Ryan  •  Neilí Conroy  •  Barry Ward

The Secret Scripture (2016)

The hidden memoir of an elderly woman confined to a mental hospital reveals the history of her passionate yet tortured life, and of the religious and political upheavals in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Sheridan
CAST:  Rooney Mara  •  Theo James  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Eric Bana

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Josh Duhamel  •  Laura Haddock  •  Anthony Hopkins

Dave Allen at Peace (2018)

Filmed in homage to his original TV series, this factual drama follows Dave Allen from childhood to becoming one of the UK and Ireland's comedy greats, with just a whiskey, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Andy De Emmony
CAST:  Aidan Gillen  •  Ian McElhinney  •  Julian Rhind-Tutt  •  Conleth Hill

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

Disaster strikes when a criminal mastermind reveals the identities of all active undercover agents in Britain. The secret service can now rely on only one man - Johnny English ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Kerr
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Jake Lacy  •  Ben Miller

Captain Morten and the Spider Queen (2018)

A young boy learns to take control over his life when he is shrunk to the size of an insect and has to sail his own toy boat through a flooded café. Morten has to be shrunk ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation
DIRECTION:  Kaspar Jancis  •  Riho Unt  •  Henry Nicholson
CAST:  Susie Power  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Michael McElhatton

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