Tag Archives: UK
A boy reads about the attacks of a unknown animal on livestock in the town. He plans to run his own investigation. The so called beast however is also used as a metaphor for every day problems the townsfolk face.
My Brother’s Keeper (1948) Alfred Roome, Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, David Tomlinson, Crime, Drama, Thriller
War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the police, and the press in hot pursuit, George has to find a way of breaking loose from Willie, and to make his escape.
Blunt: The Fourth Man (1986) John Glenister, Ian Richardson, Anthony Hopkins, Michael Williams, Drama
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.
The Object of Beauty (1991) Michael Lindsay-Hogg, John Malkovich, Andie MacDowell, Lolita Davidovich, Comedy, Crime, Drama
American couple Jake and Tina are living in an expensive London hotel way beyond what they can afford. When they were asked to pay the bill, Jake wants to sell Tina’s 20.000 pound Henry Moore sculpture, but she is not happy about that.
Hilary and Jackie (1998) Anand Tucker, Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, Biography, Drama, Music
British sisters Hilary du Pré and Jacqueline du Pré are both talented musicians, Hilary a flautist, Jackie a cellist. With regard to their musical prowess, they have always had a friendly competitive nature with each other, fueled in large part by the want of their pianist mother, Iris, for them to achieve musical greatness.