Search results for "Siân Phillips"

Clash of the Titans (1981) RT 66% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2004

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Desmond Davis
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Claire Bloom  •  Maggie Smith  •  Jack Gwillim

Dune (1984) RT 57% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 1998

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  Leonardo Cimino  •  Brad Dourif  •  José Ferrer

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985) RT Audience 52%

The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Jim Wheat  •  Ken Wheat
CAST:  Wilford Brimley  •  Warwick Davis  •  Aubree Miller  •  Siân Phillips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Petula Clark  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Alison Leggatt

Murphy's War (1971) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Siân Phillips  •  Horst Janson

The Age of Innocence (1993) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

Valmont (1989) RT 54% / Audience 69%

DVD release: May 2002

Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Annette Bening  •  Meg Tilly  •  Fairuza Balk

Laughter in the Dark (1969)

Swinging London in the 1960's. Deals with the affection of a middle-aged man for a very young woman, resulting in a mutually parasitic relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Nicol Williamson  •  Anna Karina  •  Jean-Claude Drouot  •  Peter Bowles

House of America (1997) RT Audience 91%

"House of America" is a 1997 film directed by Marc Evans. The film, set in a depressed Welsh mining town, centres on a dysfunctional family unit of brothers Boyo and Sid, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Evans
CAST:  Siân Phillips  •  Matthew Rhys  •  Steven Mackintosh  •  Lisa Palfrey

The Black Candle (1991)

At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  Bob Smeaton  •  James Gaddas  •  Brian Hogg

The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (1995)

Adaptation of the novel by Mary Wesley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cellan Jones
CAST:  Tara Fitzgerald  •  Owen Teale  •  Daniel Massey  •  Samuel West

Under Milk Wood (1972) RT 29% / Audience 33%

This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew Sinclair
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Glynis Johns

Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass', which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. This time Alice is ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  John Henderson
CAST:  Geoffrey Palmer  •  Ian Holm  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Steve Coogan

The Doctor and the Devils (1985) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Twiggy  •  Julian Sands

Young Cassidy (1965) RT Audience 50%

Dublin playwright Sean O'Casey (Rod Taylor) loves a librarian (Maggie Smith), sleeps with a chorus girl (Julie Christie) and meets Yeats.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford  •  Jack Cardiff
CAST:  Rod Taylor  •  Julie Christie  •  Maggie Smith  •  Michael Redgrave

Nijinsky (1980) RT 40% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Nov 1994

The film suggests Nijinsky was driven into madness by both his consuming ambition and self-enforced heterosexuality, the latter prompted by his romantic involvement with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  George de la Peña  •  Leslie Browne  •  Carla Fracci

Becket (1964) RT 76% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2007

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Peter Glenville
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Peter O'Toole  •  John Gielgud  •  Gino Cervi

Aberfan: The Green Hollow (2016)

A film poem to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, written by Owen Sheers and performed by a stellar cast of Wales's best-known acting talent, including ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pip Broughton
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Jonathan Pryce  •  Siân Phillips  •  Eve Myles

Under Milk Wood (2014)

An all star cast unite to perform a distinctive BBC Wales Television adaptation of Dylan Thomas's radio play, presented in collaboration with National Theatre Wales, to mark ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Pip Broughton
CAST:  Michael Sheen  •  Matthew Rhys  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  John Rhys-Davies