For 20 years many visitors have come to the villa on an Italian hilltop owned by an English artist. Read More »
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Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary Read More »
This movie is about aging Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) of classical languages who Read More »
A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son’s fiancée. Read More »
During the Cultural Revolution in China in the mid-1960s, a French diplomat falls in love with a singer in the Beijing Opera. Read More »
A loving family’s world is shattered by an old friend’s arrival, carrying a dark secret. Read More »
Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. Read More »
In the late 1930s, three reclusive middle-aged spinster sisters live on their run down family estate in Ireland. Read More »
attempt to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife. Read More »
Jeremy Irons plays a Spanish Jesuit who goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region. Read More »
Callas Forever (2002) Franco Zeffirelli, Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright, Biography, Drama, Music
The partially fictionalized film is set in 1977, the year in which Callas died, and centers on the making of a movie of Georges Bizet’s Carmen. The diva, whose now-ragged voice is well past its prime, is persuaded to star in it by longtime friend and former manager Larry Kelly, who abandoned classical music to become a rock impresario. He insists by lip-synching to her old recording she will recapture her lost youth and leave behind a priceless legacy for her admirers, and his theory is supported by Callas confidante and journalist Sarah Keller.
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The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981) Karel Reisz, Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Drama, Romance
A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who’s engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her leave him after a short, but passionate affair. Anna and Mike, who play the characters of Sarah and Charles, go, during the shooting of the film, through a relationship that runs parallel to that of their characters.
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Swann In Love / Un amour de Swann (1984) Volker Schlöndorff, Jeremy Irons, Ornella Muti, Alain Delon, Drama, Romance
Elegant and educated bachelor, Charles Swann, moves in the most powerful and fashionable circles of Paris in the 1890’s. When he falls in love with Odette de Crecy, a courtesan, his friends warn him against marriage. Proving himself a silly and socially-foul goose, Swann ducks his social responsibilities, Odette ensnares him, and he is gently but firmly cast out of society amidst everyone’s great politeness.
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