The HMS Aylesbury is sunk by the the German raider Essen. Only two men survive and are rescued by the damaged German ship. Read More »
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. Read More »
The impoverished Clitterburn family live on a grand English estate but times are hard and the head of the household, Sir Henry Read More »
A Man for All Seasons (1966) Fred Zinnemann, Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Biography, Drama, History
The story takes place in 16th century England. But men like Sir Thomas More, who love life yet have the moral fiber to lay down their lives for their principles, are found in every century. Read More »
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987) Jack Clayton, Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller, Drama, Romance
A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. Read More »
Pygmalion (1938) Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Comedy, Drama, Romance
The snobbish & intellectual Professor of languages, Henry Higgins makes a bet with his friend that he can take a London flower seller Read More »
Major Barbara (1941) Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Comedy
A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father’s business.
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I Know Where I’m Going! (1945) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney
Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood. She meets her father in a fancy restaurant to tell him that she will marry the wealthy middle-aged industrial Robert Bellinger in Kiloran island, in the Hebrides Islands, Scotland. She travels from Manchester to the island of Mull, where she stays trapped due to the windy weather. While in the island, she meets Torquil McNeil and as the days go by they fall in love with each other.
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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. Lawrence’s classic novel. A young man with artistic talent who lives in a close-knit, English coal-mining town during the early 20th Century finds himself inhibited by his emotionally manipulative, domineering mother.
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