19/10/1990 · Avalon: Directed by Barry Levinson. With Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon, Lou Jacobi, Armin Mueller-Stahl. A Polish-Jewish family comes to the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg, CH, HonFRS, FRSL, FBA (born 6 October 1939), is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian. He is best known for his work with ITV as editor and presenter of The South Bank Show (1978–2010), and for the BBC Radio 4 documentary series In Our Time.
The Magnificent Ambersons: Directed by Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise. With Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt. The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
25/12/1985 · Revolution: Directed by Hugh Hudson. With Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright. A trapper and his young son get pulled into the American revolution early as unwilling participants and remain involved through to the end.
15/05/2008 · Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont: Directed by Dan Ireland. With Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang. All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
20/09/1996 · Surviving Picasso: Directed by James Ivory. With Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore, Joss Ackland. The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), the only lover of Pablo Picasso (Sir Anthony Hopkins) who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.
Laurence Olivier, Actor: Sleuth. Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High Anglican priest. His surname came from a ...