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Jodhi May
Born May 8, 1975 (age 44)
Jodhi Tania May (8 May 1975) is an English stage, film, and television actress. She remains the youngest recipient of the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival, for A World Apart (1988).
Emma
[2009]
 
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Mini Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4h
Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma...
Tipping the Velvet
[2002]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Romance | 2h 57min
Tipping the Velvet is a TV mini-series starring Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, and Anna Chancellor. Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Daniel Deronda
[2002]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History, Romance | 3h 30min
Set in Victorian London, Gwendolen Harleth is drawn to Daniel Deronda, a selfless and intelligent gentleman of unknown parentage, but her own desperate need for financial security may destroy her chance at happiness.
Sister My Sister
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 26min
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Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship.
The Mayor of Casterbridge
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 3h 16min
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At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day, realizing his loss, he swears not to touch liquor again for as many years as he has lived so far. Eighteen years later, Henchard has become Mayor of Casterbridge, a man well respected but not well liked. The unexpected... see more
Ice Cream Girls
[2013]
 
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Mini Series | Drama
Follows two women who were accused as teens of killing a school teacher.
Rembrandt's J'Accuse
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Mystery | 1h 26min
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An 'essayistic' documentary in which Greenaway's fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy is argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's Nightwatch. Greenaway explains the background, the context, the conspiracy, the murder and the motives of all its thirty-four painted characters who have conspired to kill for their combined self-advantage. Greenaway leads us through Rembrandt's paintings... see more
Friends & Crocodiles
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 49min
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"Friends and Crocodiles" traces the changing relationship of maverick entrepreneur Paul Reynolds and his assistant Lizzie Thomas over a period of 20 years from the beginnings of the Thatcher era to the bursting of the dot.com bubble.
The Other Boleyn Girl
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn who becomes mistress to England's King Henry VIII, before being ousted by her younger sister, Anne. Mary leaves the Court to marry a commoner, but returns when Anne embarks on a reckless policy to save herself from ruin.
Sleep with Me
[2009]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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Richard and Leila are seemingly the perfect couple. Content in their relationship, they have a strong circle of friends and lead busy, successful lives. Enter mousy Sylvie, a mysterious friend of a friend who soon seems to have everyone particularly "Richard" under her spell.
The Turn of the Screw
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 40min
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A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
A World Apart
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her mother is detained by the authorities. Some of Molly's White friends turn against her, and her family's friendships with Blacks take on... see more
The Amazing Mrs Pritchard
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h
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The story follows Mrs Ros Pritchard, a successful manager of a supermarket. When a couple of politicians make a spectacle of themselves outside her shop, Ros decides to stand for election herself, just to prove that she could do better. Her story grips the nation and eight weeks later no one is more surprised than Ros herself when she wins the General Election and becomes the next Prime Minister.
Let Me Go
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life of being abandoned by her mother, Traudi in 1941 when she was just four years old. The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations... see more
The Gambler
[1997]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'.
Round About Five
[2005]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 7min
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Desperate to get across London to meet his girlfriend off the Eurostar, a man persuades a pretty bicycle courier to take him on the back of her bike, creating a dilemma he wasn't expecting.
Swords and Sceptres
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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A tale of women's empowerment, Swords and Sceptres tells the true story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857.
Blood and Oil
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 40min
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Alice, a British-Nigerian PR exec, travels to the Niger Delta to represent an oil firm during a hostage crisis.
Dish
[2001]
 
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Short Movie | 10min
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On her birthday a girl, Mo, meets a man, Pete, in a club who reminds her of a childhood friend and takes him home. While the evening continues her memories are played out in the present.
Game of Thrones
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 57min
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
Defiance
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History | 2h 17min
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Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.
Genius
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Drama, History | 43min
The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
The Last of the Mohicans
[1992]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 52min
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Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Strike Back
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Action, Drama, Thriller | 45min
Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions across the globe.
Ginger & Rosa
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.
Flashbacks of a Fool
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 49min
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A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.
A.D. The Bible Continues
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 44min
Follows the book of ACTS. Shows the complete message of Christ and the transformation of Saul to Paul and how the high priest of Judea does not believe in what has taken place after the Crucifixion of Christ.
A Quiet Passion
[2016]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 5min
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The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
The Scarlet Letter
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 15min
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An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.
The Scapegoat
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
Einstein and Eddington
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 34min
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Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.
The Crimson Field
[2014]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, War
One of the untold stories of World War 1. Kitty Trevelyan tries to put the past troubles behind her as she joins two other girls to volunteer at one of the busy war hospitals in northern France.
The House of Mirth
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 15min
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A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Land of the Blind
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 50min
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A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
The Best Man
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 36min
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A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl of his dreams.
I, Anna
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 33min
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A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.
On a Clear Day
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.
Nightwatching
[2007]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 14min
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An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting 'The Night Watch'.
Common
[2014]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
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Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent bystander to accessory to premeditated murder after giving a few friends a lift.
Warriors
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, War | 2h 55min
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After seeing devastating results of ethnic war in former Yugoslavia soldiers from UNPROFOR peace units find it impossible to return back to their civil lives in the UK.
The Escapist
[2002]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 28min
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The skilled pilot Denis Hopkins lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When the gang of criminals headed by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks in his seaside house, Denis offers whatever the criminals want to protect his beloved wife but the evil Ricky kills Valerie. The baby is saved, and later the murderer is arrested and sent to the maximum security prison of Sullen... see more
The Street
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.
Aristocrats
[1999]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History | 5h
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18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.
Second Best
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?
The Jury
[2002]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 5h
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Twelve men and women are called for jury service in the retrial of a man accused of a triple murder after the High Court overturns the original verdict.
The Woodlanders
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 38min
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The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, woodsman Giles. She marries handsome young doctor FitzPiers, but soon finds out he's not the man of her dreams and she still loves Giles.
Moving On
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 45min
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Series of daytime plays set in contemporary Britain, all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life.
Bye Bye Blackbird
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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A period drama set in the early years of the 20th century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus. Once the big top's owner spots the young roustabout defying gravity on the trapeze, however, he endeavors to pair Josef with his aerialist daughter Alice in a perilous sky-high pas de deux. Offers a romantic view of... see more
Eminent Domain
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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A high-ranking Polish politburo member is banished from the party, and must find out why. Set in 1979 Poland before the Solidarity events.
Blinded
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 33min
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While doing her rounds in the Scottish countryside, Doctor Caroline Lamar comes upon a hitchhiker, and offers him a lift. Young Danish backpacker Mike Hammershoi explains that he is looking for work in the area, and so she points him in the direction of Black's farm, an isolated steading. Francis Black, the owner, who is blind, and lives there with his ailing mother Bella, and enigmatic young wife... see more
TV Movie | Adventure | 1h
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Set in Colonial India in 1925 this is an adaptation of Jim Corbett's hunt for the most notorious man-eating leopard of all time.
Max and Helen
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 40min
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Based on the fact-based novel by Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal based on his 1962 prosecution of the head of a German factory whom he learns was a murderous labor camp commandant. To be able to take him to justice, he must find witnesses who can help him. This leads him to Max Rosenberg, a still tormented individual who lost his wife, Helen, in the camps. Initially Max refuses to cooperate, but gradually... see more
Signs and Wonders
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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Claire Palmore (Jodhi May) is caught in the web of a dangerous religious cult. Her mother (Prunella Scales) hires a cult de-programmer (James Earl Jones) who must rescue her before it's too late.
For the Greater Good
[1991]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 2h 30min
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Three politicians try to reform Britain's brutal prison system. Before they can do so, the tabloid press destroys their careers by publishing exposés of their sex lives.
Scarborough
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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