Search results for "Philip Martin"

Hungry Man (2013)

This story of an unexpected encounter between a young boy and a wounded foreigner somewhere in the Romanian wilderness is a parable about the freedom of man in modern society.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Cristi Balea  •  Constantin Puscaru

Japan in a Day (2012)

Crowdsourced documentary sequel to Life in a Day, shot on the first anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gaku Narita  •  Philip Martin
CAST:  Adeyto  •  Hiroaki Aikawa  •  Michael Lovan

The Forger (2014) RT 7% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jun 2015

A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Abigail Spencer

Mo (2010)

A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  David Haig  •  Gary Lewis  •  Tony Maudsley

Einstein and Eddington (2008) RT Audience 74%

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Andy Serkis  •  Patrick Kennedy

Hawking (2004) RT Audience 86%

The story of Professor Stephen Hawking's early years is told for the first time in a major drama for BBC Two.It is 1963, and our young cosmologist celebrates his 21st birthday ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Alice Eve  •  Michael Brandon  •  Tom Hodgkins

One Step Behind (2008)

Three youngsters are shot dead whilst having a woodland picnic in fancy dress. The corpses are found, and a friend of the victims is also slain, having told Wallander that his ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Sarah Smart  •  Sadie Shimmin

Hotell (2013) RT Audience 56%

Erika is mentally bruised and starts group therapy with people seeking absolute anonymity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Langseth
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  David Dencik  •  Simon J. Berger  •  Mira Eklund

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) RT 74% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Avis Bunnage  •  Alec McCowen

Irish Jam (2006) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Eyres
CAST:  Eddie Griffin  •  Christopher Dunne  •  Anna Friel  •  Dudley Sutton

Sleepy Hollow (1999) RT 67% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2000

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Casper Van Dien  •  Michael Gough

The Bounty (1984) RT 82% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Edward Fox

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) RT 83% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2012

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Mark Strong  •  Tom Hardy  •  Gary Oldman

Strawberry Fields (2012) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Strawberry Fields is the story of two sisters who both like the same man but in different ways and is a bold and inventive melodrama that offers a distinctively refreshing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frances Lea
CAST:  Emun Elliott  •  Anna Madeley  •  Christine Bottomley  •  Philip Martin Brown

A Harlot's Progress (2006) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Hardy
CAST:  Toby Jones  •  Zoe Tapper  •  Sophie Thompson  •  Richard Wilson

Tezz (2012) RT Audience 16%

The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Ajay Devgan  •  Anil Kapoor  •  Mohanlal  •  Kangana Ranaut

Eye of the Needle (1981) RT 85% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2001

A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Stephen MacKenna  •  Christopher Cazenove

Party Party (1983)

It's New Year's Eve. Larry's parents are at the vicarage dance leaving Larry in charge of the house. Big mistake, because Larry's a party animal and tonight he's going to go ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Terry Winsor
CAST:  Daniel Peacock  •  Karl Howman  •  Perry Fenwick  •  Caroline Quentin

National Theatre Live: Everyman (2015)

Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rufus Norris
CAST:  Chiwetel Ejiofor  •  Stephen Aintree  •  Philip Martin Brown  •  Paul Bullion

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