Movies: Helen Mirren
The Collection (1976)The Collection
Set in the rarefied world of West End boutique owners and fashion designers, The Collection takes as its departure point the moment when four elegant lives are suddenly shaken by the suggestion of infidelity. The sinister anonymous phone call that di...
As You Like It (1978)As You Like It
Orlando is forced to work like a servant for his brother Oliver, so he goes to win his fortune in a wrestling contest, where he meets a lady of the court, Rosalind. Rosalind (daughter of the deposed duke) is companion to Celia, niece of the deposed D...
Pas de Deux: Making 'White Nights' (2006)Pas de Deux: Making 'White Nights'
Documentary on the 1985 film White Nights, with interviews from Taylor Hackford, Helen Mirren and Isabella Rossellini....
Goodbye Granadaland (2013)Goodbye Granadaland
As ITV's move from its iconic base on Quay Street to the Orange Tower at MediaCityUK nears completion, this tribute looks back at 56 years of Granada television. Beginning from its inception in 1954, including rare archive footage of its co-founders,...
The Philanthropist (1975)The Philanthropist
The original play by Christopher Hampton, was adapted into this made-for-TV movie and it offers witty dialogue in the midst of remarkable conflict among its privileged characters....
Yes Madam, Sir (2009)Yes Madam, Sir
Filmed in India over six years and narrated by Academy Award winning actor, Helen Mirren, YES MADAM, SIR is a ‘David and Goliath’ epic story profiling Asia Nobel Prize winner, Kiran Bedi – India’s first woman police officer....
The Country Wife (1977)The Country Wife
Directed by Donald McWhinnie....
Stephen Frears: Director for Hire (2023)Stephen Frears: Director for Hire
Despite decades of success across both cinema and television, Frears likes to fly under the radar, subscribing to Billy Wilder’s maxim, ‘The best director is the one you don’t see’. He has helmed an array of critically acclaimed films - My Beautiful ...
Patricia Highsmith’s late life solitude in the Swiss Alps is interrupted by Edward, a young literary agent who is sent by the writer’s relentless publishing company to convince her to pen one last novel in her wildly popular Ripley series. Highsmith ...
The Empty Space (1975)The Empty Space
In 1970, British stage and film director Peter Brook created the International Centre of Theatre Research in Paris. In the autumn of 1973, the Centre conducted a five week work period at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, performing and giving demonstrat...
Invocation: Maya Deren (1986)Invocation: Maya Deren
Maya Deren is a legend of avant-garde cinema. This authoritative biography of the charismatic filmmaker, poet and anthropologist features excerpts from her pioneering Meshes of the Afternoon and her unfinished documentary on Haiti, interviews with St...