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Saskia Reeves
Born August 16, 1961 (age 58)
Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961) is an English actress best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and I.D. (1995), and the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune. She has worked with directors including Mike Leigh, Stephen Poliakoff, Michael Winterbottom, and Nicholas Hytner.
The Child in Time
[2017]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 22min
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The life of a children's book author is turned upside down when his daughter goes missing.
Close My Eyes
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie, who is now married. The relationship between Richard and Natalie proves dangerously obsessional. Their private intensity (& working class origins) contrast with the middle-class, inhibited, stuffy public scenes we see in the Richmond world into which Natalie has moved with her marriage. As the guilt and intensity... see more
The Tesseract
[2003]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 36min
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A psychologist, an Englishman, a bellboy and a wounded female assasin have their fates crossed at a sleazy Bangkok hotel.
Butterfly Kiss
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam... see more
From There to Here
[2014]
 
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Mini Series | Drama
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A family saga which begins in Manchester in the summer of 1996, on the day when an IRA bomb exploded in the city center.
Island at War
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, War | 9h
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Period: Second World War. A quiet channel island community is thrown into turmoil by the invasion forces of Nazi Germany.
Heart
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 25min
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A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
December Bride
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
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At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
A Line in the Sand
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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TV Series | Documentary | 1h
Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam.
Movie | Drama | 3h 12min
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The Bridge
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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When Isobel Hetherington and her three young daughters take up their seaside residence in the hot summer of 1887, life seems idyllic. But the arrival of Phillip Wilson Steer for his annual painting visit launches a chain of events that will change their lives forever. Overcome by his first sight of Isobel, Steer immediately decides to capture her on canvas - and as the painting grows, so does their... see more
Traps
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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The year is 1950 and an English couple, Louise and Michael, have arrived in French-occupied Indochina to cover a story on a French-owned rubber plantation. They are to be the guests of the enigmatic plantation overseer, Daniel, and his beautiful yet difficult daughter Viola, at their elegant, decaying villa amid a tropical jungle. Michael and Louise hope that some time spent working in an exotic location... see more
A Very British Psycho
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 51min
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A documentary about the film Peeping Tom (1960). How and why it was made, how the uniformly bad reaction from the critics at the time affected everybody concerned and how it is regarded now. Interviews with the cast and writer and with film critics past and present. Older critics still try to justify their bad reviews, some referring to it as a "snuff movie" despite the fact that the only death we... see more
Suspicion
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 3h
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Carol receives a series of e-mails from "The Truth-Teller", claiming that Mark, her husband, is having an affair with his secretary. Mark is then implicated in the murder of the secretary, and the plot twists and turns from this point onwards.
Cruel Train
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 40min
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A sordid story of sexual passion, sexual crimes, and murder, set among the staff of an English railway line in 1940-41.
Midsomer Murders
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
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A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.
Shetland
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 57min
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A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.
Luther
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
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DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
Collateral
[2018]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 57min
London detectives investigating the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery man uncover a convoluted case of interlocking circumstances amid a cross-section of British society.
Our Kind of Traitor
[2016]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 48min
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A couple finds themselves lured into a Russian oligarch's plans to defect, and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust.
Anna
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 39min
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A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
The Program
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 39min
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An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Wolf Hall
[2015]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, History | 6h
After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.
Page Eight
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 39min
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Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron (Michael Gambon) dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. Meanwhile, a seemingly chance encounter with Johnny's striking next-door neighbor and political activist Nancy Pierpan (Rachel Weisz) seems too good to be true. Johnny is forced to... see more
Wallander
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.
Dune
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 4h 25min
A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.
Me and Orson Welles
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 54min
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In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.
Spooks
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.
TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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Plagued by guilt, a corrupt police official attempts to solve the case of a missing schoolgirl after seeing connections between her disappearance and a rash of prior abductions.
Salting the Battlefield
[2014]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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The Johnny Worricker Spy trilogy concludes with Salting the Battlefield, in which our hero with his ex girlfriend, Margot are criss-crossing Europe trying to stay one step ahead of the security services and a vengeful Prime Minister. Worricker is being watched - His family and friends are being watched - He is running out of cash and he needs to make a move to reach an endgame.
A Christmas Carol
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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An adaptation of the famous novel by Charles Dickens.
NTSF:SD:SUV
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 11min
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Never forget? Terrorism hasn't, and neither will the NTSF:SD:SUV. In a world where threatening danger looms large and Homeland Security won't secure itself, San Diego's citizens can't afford not to trust in the NTSF.
Waking the Dead
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.
I.D.
[1995]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 47min
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Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time passes . . .
Afterlife
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 47min
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University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.
L.A. Without a Map
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 47min
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A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.
The Fixer
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Ex-special forces operative and convicted murderer John Mercer is awarded an early release from prison on the condition that he becomes an assassin for the government.
Different for Girls
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 32min
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Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's busy forging a neat and orderly new life. Prentice, on the other hand, has charm but is a social disaster stuck in a dead-end job. His main talent is for getting... see more
Women in Love
[2011]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 3h
Powerful adaptation of DH Lawrence's novel about the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own desires and passions.
One Night
[2012]
 
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Mini Series | Drama
This four-part series tells the interlocking stories of a killing set on a housing estate in London.
Bodies
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A young registrar, Rob Lake starts work under established gynecologist Roger Hurley whom he finds to be an affable man. All is not as it first appears, however, and Lake soon develops grave misgivings about his boss and his methods.
Playhouse Presents
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 30min
Eleven stand-alone dramas.
A Woman of Substance
[1984]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Romance | 5h
A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but over the next twenty years she expands her stores and invests in the growing textile industry in Leeds. By the time of World War 2, Emma is the head of a major... see more
TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Henshall) is the author of the famous Sherlock Holmes books. This movie shows us how Doyle came up with the idea of the 'super detective' and how he uses the techniques of his mentor Joseph Bell (Cox) in his books. After his father dies, Doyle has to take care of his wife Reeves, who is very ill. This becomes tricky when he falls in love.
The Commander: Virus
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 16min
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Commander Blake is still dealing with the aftermath of the James Lampton case. Not only has he pleaded not guilty to the murders for which he is accused, it now means that Blake will have to testify about their sexual relationship. With the added news coverage, Blake finds that the sister of one of Lampton's victims is now stalking her. Blake's own sister, who is terminally ill with cancer, moves in... see more
Ticks
[1999]
 
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Short Movie | 10min
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Wordless short in which people in a London bar count down the final five minutes of the last millennium.
The Last Days of the Raj
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History
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Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives to India in March 1947 as Britain's Last Viceroy. He is committed to transfer administrative and authoritative power to an independent and sovereign India. Six months later India indeed was set free, but it had also been partitioned and overwhelmed by an orgy of sectarian violence involving Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. The British withdrawal had turned into an uncontrollable... see more
Screenplay
[1986]
 
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TV Series
Performance
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Drama
Last Day of Summer
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | 54min
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A Summer Day's Dream
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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An adaptation of JB Priestly's play set in a post-apocalyptic 1975.
Canoe Man
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h
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The story of the "Canoe Man" John Darwin who faked his own death and tried to start a new life with a false identity.
Metamorphosis
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Drama
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TV film of Steven Berkoff's stage adaption of Kafka's famous story in which a young man who is the sole financial supporter of his family until he awakes one morning in the form of a giant dung beetle and thereby becoming a nuisance to his family, who must now learn to rely upon themselves.
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