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Vanessa Redgrave
Born January 30, 1937 (age 82)
Vanessa Redgrave, CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and received the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship.
Redgrave rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company and has since starred in more than 35 productions in London's West... full bio
Call the Midwife
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Drama, History | 1h
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Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.
Georgetown
[2019]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1h 39min
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Ulrich Mott, an ambitious social climber, marries a wealthy widow in Washington D.C. in order to mix with powerful political players.
Letters to Juliet
[2010]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet".
Anonymous
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Thriller | 2h 10min
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The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.
The Whistleblower
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Biography, Crime | 1h 52min
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A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.
Evening
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
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A drama exploring the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant and her daughters, Constance and Nina. As Ann lays dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior, when she was a young woman. Harris is the man Ann loves in the 1950s and never forgets.
Blow-Up
[1966]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 51min
A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
Howards End
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 22min
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A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.
Man in an Orange Shirt
[2017]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Romance | 2h
Tales of love across two films highlighting the very different challenges that face the couples, With Michael and Thomas just after WWII, and Adam and Steve in the present day.
Wilde
[1997]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 58min
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The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, the enraged Marquise of Queensberry, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced... see more
Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 22min
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An antiques collector inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, he comes to suspect that his mother's oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.
The White Countess
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 2h 15min
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Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
If These Walls Could Talk 2
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 36min
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Trio of stories about lesbian couples in three different decades.
The Gathering Storm
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 36min
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
The Devils
[1971]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 51min
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
Julia
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 57min
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At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Mini Series | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 3h
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The bones of a giant are discovered turning Jack Robinson's life upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes.
Prick Up Your Ears
[1987]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while the two begin a relationship, it's fairly obvious that it's not all about sex. Orton loves the dangers of bath-houses and liaisons in public restrooms; Halliwell, not as charming or attractive as Orton, doesn't fare... see more
Mrs Dalloway
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.
Camelot
[1967]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical | 2h 59min
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The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights.
Bella Mafia
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 57min
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When Sofia marries into a Mafia family, she doesn't know what she's getting into. When her husband, all her brothers-in-law, and her father-in-law are murdered by a rival family, Sofia, her mother-in-law and her sisters-in-law swear to get revenge upon the family.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
[1976]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 1h 53min
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.
A Month by the Lake
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw arrives. He suggests they meet for cocktails and Miss Bentley stands him up -- not even thinking about it -- as she helps the new nanny of an Italian family... see more
Mary, Queen of Scots
[1971]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 8min
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Historical drama detailing the political and religious conflict between Scotland's Catholic Queen Mary Stuart and England's Protestant Queen Elizabeth Tudor during the 16th century.
Yanks
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 2h 18min
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During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the lonely British girls, some whose boyfriends are also away for the war. One Yank/Brit relationship that develops is between married John, an Army Captain, and the... see more
Agatha
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with her expensive fur coat is found abandoned at the side of a country road. While the authorities initially suspect that she could have committed suicide, her pompous husband, Col. Archibald Christie, who is less than... see more
The Fever
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 23min
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Tells the story of a woman who gets involved in politics with no previous contact with world events.
A Rumor of Angels
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.
Movie | Drama, History, War | 2h 19min
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A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous cavalry charge made by the British Light Brigade against a Russian artillery battery in a small valley which resulted in the near-destruction of the brigade due... see more
The Bostonians
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 2min
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A Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer contend for the heart and mind of a beautiful and bright girl unsure of her future.
Bear Island
[1979]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Mystery | 1h 58min
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On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during WW2, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency NATO frequency and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
Isadora
[1968]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 2h 11min
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.
Wetherby
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 42min
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Crime and Punishment
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 6min
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A modern day adaptation of Dostoyevsky's classic novel about a young student who is forever haunted by the murder he has committed.
Déjà Vu
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
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L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Young Catherine
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 30min
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A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Morgan!
[1966]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 37min
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After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back.
Playing for Time
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Music | 2h 30min
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Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.
The Locket
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A young man taking care of his dying mother is distraught and grief-stricken when she finally passes away. On the advice of his doctor, he takes a job in an upscale nursing home, and is assigned to take care of an elderly woman named Esther. At first Esther is a bitter, angry woman and pushes him away, but as she gradually warms to him, he discovers that he and Esther have much more in common than... see more
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
[1991]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h 41min
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A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister's son, a diminutive crook-back named Lymon. He suggests they open a café in the downstairs of her large house. Marvin Macy gets out of prison and returns to town; turns out he was married to Amelia but it wasn't consummated.... see more
The Trojan Women
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.
Down Came a Blackbird
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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Helen McNulty is a journalist struggling to regain control of her life a year after she was abducted and tortured in Central America. She goes to a clinic for survivors of torture, where she reflects on her experiences and learns about others who have suffered similar experiences. She is drawn to Professor Ramirez, another patient at the clinic, who is still being pursued by his attackers. She thinks... see more
Peter the Great
[1986]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, History | 6h 11min
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This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all European" country, importing scientists, costumes, technology and military tactics.
A Quiet Place in the Country
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror | 1h 46min
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A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country.
A Man for All Seasons
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 30min
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Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he stand up for his principles, risking the wrath of a corrupt king fond of executing people for treason? Or should he bow to the seemingly unstoppable corruption of Henry VIII, who has no qualms about bending the law to... see more
TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h
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An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion.
Robinson in Ruins
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 41min
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A tour through the south of England featuring images of nature and various industrialized settings.
Children of the Mist
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 40min
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A bereaved man finds solace in a blind woman who has the ability to see the souls of departed children, including his own daughter who recently died. With the woman's help, he is able to work through his grief.
Consuming Passions
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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A tragic mishap at a chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets. The problem is that they want more!
The Sea Gull
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 21min
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An aging actress named Irina Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, so the actress all her life has consumed and rejected... see more
Two Mothers for Zachary
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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Based on the true custody battle in Richmond, Virginia, a grandmother sues her lesbian daughter for custody of her grandson on the grounds her daughter is immoral for living with another woman in a gay relationship.
Wagner
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Drama, History | 5h
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth. Wagner's radical musical and political ideas, his German nationalism and even his anti-Semitism are set in the context of his life and times.
Steaming
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Three female frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.
Great Moments in Aviation
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h 33min
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A young woman becomes involved with a man who not only may be an art thief, but a murderer.
Second Serve
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h
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Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was a transsexual. Flashback to 1964 and meet Richard Radley, a successful New York doctor with a great lifestyle, a flashy girl friend, and a secret life. Seems like the good doctor likes to dress up in women's clothes and visit Manhattan. His psychiatrist mother refuses to deal... see more
Out of Season
[1975]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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In this tense story of an unusual romantic triangle, middle-aged Ann (Vanessa Redgrave) and her teenage daughter Joanna (Susan George) manage a failing hotel on an island off the British coast. One day, the hotel receives an unexpected guest, a man named Joe (Cliff Robertson). Joe and Ann had an affair years ago, and it's suggested (though never stated) that Joanna could be their child. Joe and Ann... see more
The Sailor from Gibraltar
[1967]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 31min
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In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.
A Wall of Silence
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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A film director decides to make a movie about Silvia, a woman who lost her husband during a particularly violent war. But will making a movie about it force Silvia to remember her traumatic past?
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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DEALING AND WHEELING IN SMALL ARMS follows the tracks of: guns fabricated and traded in the Western world, guns representing our machismo, our power and technical achievements, guns cherished and collected with passion, guns smuggled from one conflict zone to another, guns offloaded from airstrips into hands which rule and ruin the lives of growing numbers of people in developing countries.
La vacanza
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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Medieval drama in which Redgrave plays an allegedly insane woman who is allowed to finally leave the madhouse to see if she is capable of functioning normally. Her parents pay no attention to her and eventually sell her to a creditor. En route she escapes and runs into a poacher. She explains her terrible situation via flashback. He feels sympathetic and so the two head off for many free-flowing a... see more
My Body, My Child
[1982]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A woman must choose between having an abortion or giving birth to a deformed child.
Exile in Buyukada
[2000]
 
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Documentary | 1h 12min
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Re-enactments and archive footage blend to recount Leon Trotsky's time as an exile in Turkey.
Dropout
[1970]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 49min
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The Body
[1971]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 52min
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A scientific documentary combining narration from anatomical experts and human biologists with interior and exterior camera shots examining the human body, along with a soundtrack using the human body as a medium.
The Aspern Papers
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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A young writer tries to obtain romance letters a poet sent to his mistress.
Red and Blue
[1967]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 36min
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 7min
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The Shell Seekers
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 9min
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Artist's daughter Penelope Keeling can look back on a full and varied life: a bohemian childhood in London and the wilds of Cornwall, an unhappy wartime marriage, and the one man she ever truly loved. She has brought up three very different children: Olivia, her 'special child', who like her mother is both tough and vulnerable; Noel, her ruthless and selfish son, and Nancy, the first born, embittered... see more
Identity of the Soul
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h
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Ein Job
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | 1h 29min
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The Palestinian
[1977]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 6min
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Children's Story, Chechnia
[2000]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 23min
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The Wound and the Gift
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Animation, Documentary, Family | 1h 20min
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The Gift is a feature-length film exploring a major transformation in peoples' relationships with animals. Humans, who have long considered animals inferior, are increasingly recognizing them as emotional equals, as creatures endowed with individual spirits and personalities. The Gift will reveal how our growing awareness of the gift of the animal spirit is inspiring our relationship to animals, through... see more
Eleonora
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
Andorra
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
Alexander Fox leaves the US to start a new life in the tiny nation of Andorra. Quickly drawn to a tall Australian blonde and the heartbroken daughter of the town matriarch, he finds himself the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
A Sunday in September
[1961]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 28min
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Television documentary about the nuclear disarmament demonstration at Trafalgar Square on 17th September 1961.
A Farewell to Arms
[1966]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 45min
The story of a doomed love affair in World War One, between an English nurse and an American lieutenant.
As You Like It
[1963]
 
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TV Movie | 2h 20min
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.
Foxcatcher
[2014]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h 14min
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U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
Atonement
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 2h 3min
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Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Lee Daniels' The Butler
[2013]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 12min
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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Mission: Impossible
[1996]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 1h 50min
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An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Cars 2
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 46min
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Girl, Interrupted
[1999]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 7min
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
Deep Impact
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 2h
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Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?
Coriolanus
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller, War | 2h 3min
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A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.
Nip/Tuck
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 44min
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The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons.
The Pledge
[2001]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 4min
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A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.
Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady.
Murder on the Orient Express
[1974]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 8min
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In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Venus
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager.
Unfinished Song
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 30min
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
Political Animals
[2012]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 6h
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A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together.
The House of the Spirits
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 20min
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.
Black Box
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 42min
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Catherine Black, a famed neuroscientist with a job at the Center for Neurological Research and Treatment, struggles with mental illness. However, this is just one of the many secrets she hides from her fiancé and her family.
Smilla's Sense of Snow
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 1min
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Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that the boy was afraid of heights and would not have played on the roof. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very... see more
Animals United
[2010]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 33min
A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort.
A Man for All Seasons
[1966]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
Restraint
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 34min
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A young couple on the run hole up in a country estate with a hostage in tow.
The Secret Scripture
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital.
Cradle Will Rock
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 12min
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A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
The Thief Lord
[2006]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 38min
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A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic leader, the Thief Lord. From their home base of an old cinema theater, the children steal from the rich to support themselves and soon capture the interest... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 34min
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Literary icon Joan Didion reflects on her remarkable career and personal struggles in this intimate documentary directed by her nephew, Griffin Dunne.
The Day of the Triffids
[2009]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 3h 6min
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Up-to-date setting of the 1962 Sci-fi thriller. With most of the world blinded and the dangerous carnivorous triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this plant invasion and the madness following.
Looking for Richard
[1996]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Drama | 1h 51min
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Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
Miral
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 1h 52min
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A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery | 45min
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.
The Thirteenth Tale
[2013]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Follows aging novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager.
Little Odessa
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 38min
Directed by:
Early 1990s drama about a family of Soviet Jews living in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach ocean-side neighborhood nicknamed Little Odessa.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
Good Boy!
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 27min
Directed by:
An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Inside the Actors Studio
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h 5min
Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.
Lulu on the Bridge
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Music, Mystery | 1h 43min
Directed by:
A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
The Go-Between
[2015]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 29min
Directed by:
An elderly man pieces together his childhood memories after finding his diary from 1900, which he wrote when he was 13 years old.
The Riddle
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 56min
Directed by:
An ambitious London sports journalist, an enigmatic tramp and a police press officer team up to solve a series of murders that follow the discovery of an unpublished manuscript by Charles Dickens in a present day Thames-side pub.
How About You...
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
Directed by:
HOW ABOUT YOU tells the story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the hardcore' remain. Their behavior is so terrible that the home faces closure as potential new residents are put off by their appalling ant... see more
Mother's Boys
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
Directed by:
Jude Madigan abandons her husband Robert and her three sons without any explanation. Three years later Jude inexplicably returns to reunite her family. However Robert and his new lover Callie see Jude for the true psychopath she is and try their best to protect their sons. Jude embarks on a non stop stalking and harassment campaign against the family, and even seduces her eldest son Kess into committing... see more
Searching for Debra Winger
[2002]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.
Byron
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 27min
Directed by:
Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.
Oh! What a Lovely War
[1969]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical, War | 2h 24min
The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.
Faerie Tale Theatre
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 50min
Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories.
Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in his family from one generation to another, and now it is his responsibility to keep the story alive for future generations. The film takes us from the modern day to the epic past where the relationship between Omar... see more
Documentary | Documentary, Music | 2h
Directed by:
This is a television special celebrating the 30 year anniversary of MJ solo career.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
Charlie Rose
[1991]
 
My rating
TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 1h
Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.
Merci Docteur Rey
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
Directed by:
A hot young phone sex addict and his narcissistic opera diva mom. A dangerously agitated hustler and a half-dozen dangerously agitated hustlers who look just like him. A tittering neurotic who thinks she's Vanessa Redgrave and Vanessa Redgrave herself. Pot brownies, puke jokes, a gay dad, a flying lesbian, Jerry Hall, a dead body and a fetish for Brian DePalma movies! Anchoring the mayhem is Elisabeth... see more
The Wind in the Willows
[1995]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 13min
Directed by:
When three tight friends Mole, Ratty, and Badger, find out that the infamous Mr. Toad of Toad Hall has been up to no good, they must find him and change his ways for good.
Playhouse Presents
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 30min
Eleven stand-alone dramas.
Last Will & Testament
[2012]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Mystery | 1h 25min
Directed by:
This documentary explores the ongoing debate about the authorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. Writers and critics, actors and scholars, including Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, Charlie Chaplin, and many others have struggled to reconcile England's "Star of Poets" with the grain dealer from Stratford. Why?
Comrades
[1986]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, History | 3h 3min
Directed by:
The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.
Short Order
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Drama | 1h 40min
Directed by:
A little bit of life, love and wisdom come together over one night in the culinary underbelly where Life is a buffet and everything is "Short Order".
Shakespeare Uncovered
[2012]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary | 55min
Various actors discuss Shakespeare plays. Each episode is presented by one actor and, in most cases, the actor discusses one play. However, some episodes cover more than one play. For example, all three "Henry plays" are presented together.
Sparrow
[1993]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
Directed by:
Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters prevent Maria to live the normal life of a teenager. In their minds Maria is the promised "bride of God" and a regular life for her is inappropriate. Nino... see more
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
Oscar's Greatest Moments
[1992]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 49min
Directed by:
The most noteworthy events concerning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Award shows from 1971 to 1991.
Mirka
[2000]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
Directed by:
The Willows in Winter
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 14min
Directed by:
Mole disappears while answering what he thinks is an urgent summons from Rat, forcing Badger to enlist Toad and his new airplane in a frantic search party.
Video | History | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Indiana Jones and Remy Baudouin arrive in Ireland in April 1916 on their way to London where they plan to join the Belgian Army. In order to raise enough money for their fare to England, they both start get a job at a local pub. Here Indy meets struggling play wight Sean O'Casey and soon impresses two Irish girls who think he's an American millionaire traveling the world. When they finally arrive in... see more
The Morecambe & Wise Show
[1968]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.
Sing Sing
[1983]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 57min
Directed by:
Eduardo accidentally discovers that he is adopted. His real father is dying. On his death bed the father reveals that Eduardo's mother was the "Queen of England", failing to clarify that this is the nickname of Italian prostitute.
Uninvited
[1999]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 47min
Directed by:
A man is accused of murdering his childhood love and her entire family.
Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 25min
Documentary with dramatised episodes about the lives of Erika and Klaus Mann, children of German writer Thomas Mann.
Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Special | 30min
Directed by:
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2005 winner who was Willem Dafoe.
Wisdom
[2008]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 59min
Directed by:
Inspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can give to another is the wisdom gained from experience, filmmaker and photographer Andrew Zuckerman traveled the globe to interview more than fifty of the world's most prominent writers, artists, designers, actors, politicians, and religious and business leaders - all over the age of sixty-five. WISDOM captures their voices, physical... see more
Orpheus Descending
[1990]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
Directed by:
Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
TV Special | 30min
Directed by:
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2006 winners who were Max Von Sydow and Matt Dillon.
Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 10min
Directed by:
Peter Whitehead's disjointed Swinging London documentary, subtitled "A Pop Concerto," comprises a number of different "movements," each depicting a different theme underscored by music: A early version of Pink Floyd's "Interstellar Overdrive" plays behind some arty nightclub scenes, while Chris Farlowe's rendition of the Rolling Stones' "Out of Time" accompanies a young woman's description of London... see more
The 61st Annual Tony Awards
[2007]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
An amazing insider's look at nearly four decades of movie making including screen tests, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Tom Hanks, Raquel Welch, George Lucas, Oliver Stone, Robert Altman and much more.
Hell on Earth
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 51min
Directed by:
Hell on Earth is an hour-long documentary presented by Mark Kermode. It's about Ken Russell's 1971 film, The Devils which is one of the most controversial films ever made. Kermode chats to Russell as well as two of the films stars Goergina Hale and Murray Melvin. Also included are scenes that were cut from the released film for being too controversial.
The 50th Annual Academy Awards
[1978]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
Romeo.Juliet
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | 2h
The tale centers on an eccentric bag lady who rescues the stray cats of Venice and puts them on a boat to set sail for the new world.
Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep
[2008]
 
My rating
TV Special
Directed by:
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2008 winners who were Meryl Streep and Antonio Banderas
Cinema 3
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Series | News
American Playhouse
[1981]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 10min
Directed by:
BBC World News
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 30min
The latest international news from the BBC.
Short Movie | Drama, Short
Directed by:
A look at the history of the courtyard in Verona, Italy that may or may not have been the locale for Romeo and Juliet.
Short Movie | Drama, Short | 14min
Directed by:
Behind-the-scenes look of "Letters to Juliet" shot on location in Verona and Siena, Italy in the summer of 2009.
Arena
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
Created by:
Wide-ranging arts programme.
The 39th Annual Academy Awards
[1967]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
Breath of Life
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
Directed by:
HARDtalk
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 25min
Politicians and other public figures are asked the tough questions about whether the way they do things is really the best way.
The Late Late Show
[1962]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Chat show that looks at current affairs in Ireland
What's the Bet?
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Series | Game-Show | 2h
Celebrities bet whether or not the contestants will defeat their challenge.
Ireland AM
[2000]
 
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TV Series
Directed by:
The early morning news broadcast to Ireland
Behind the Mask
[1958]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
Directed by:
Newly qualified surgeon takes the blame for his drug addict colleague after the death of their patient through neglect.
Corazón, corazón
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Series | 30min
Documentary | Documentary, History, Musical
Directed by:
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age is the sequel to the feature film documentary Broadway: The Golden Age, which documented American theater in the 30s, 40s and 50s. This second installment of director Rick McKay's Broadway film trilogy continues the story from the legendary Broadway season of 1959 (Gypsy, Raisin in the Sun, Once Upon a Mattress, etc.) through the tumultuous 60s (Hair, Oh, Calcutta, etc.)... see more
The 65th Annual Tony Awards
[2011]
 
My rating
TV Special | Music | 3h 5min
Directed by:
The 57th Annual Tony Awards
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Special | Music
Directed by:
Gud, lukt och henne
[2008]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
Directed by:
A stream of consciousness, a journey, a wonder of human beings, life and the world, of the corporeal and what can not be seen, but there is. A woman traveling around the world. We follow her to Ireland, Iceland, India, Spain and Egypt, where she faces both real and fictional people.
TV Special
Directed by:
Emmy awards show in 2000 celebrating the previous year of shows.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Directed by:
Coverage of the annual British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry. Staged at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Sq. London and attended by film makers and stars from around the world.
Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Special | 25min
Directed by:
Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2006 winners who were Matt Dillon and Max Von Sydow
Empire of the Censors
[1995]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Directed by:
The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.
TV's Believe It or Not
[2008]
 
My rating
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 57min
A look at some extraordinary moments in television history.
TV Series | News | 30min
A new edition of the "CBS Evening News".
The Andrew Marr Show
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 1h
Presenter Andrew Marr talks to invited guests from politics, broadcasting and the arts to review the week's events making the news, and discuss the headlines in the Sunday newspapers.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A Taste of My Life
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary, Talk-Show | 30min
Nigel Slater interviews celebrities about their lives and the food that has affected them.
Mark Lawson Talks to...
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
A series in which arts presenter Mark Lawson has a 60-minute in-depth conversation with a notable figure.
TV Series | Documentary | 1h
Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | 1h
Directed by:
A BAFTA tribute to arguably Britain's most popular television comedy actor.
Cinema
[1964]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary | 30min
Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.
Aspel & Company
[1984]
 
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