Tag: Jim Broadbent

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007) 6.8

When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)

Storyline:The writer Blake Morrison has a non-resolved relationship with his bragger and wolf father Arthur Morrison. However, when Arthur is diagnosed with a terminal intestine cancer, Blake leaves his wife and child...

Around the World in 80 Days (2004) 5.9

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

Storyline:An adventurer, Passepartout, ends up accompanying time-obsessed English gentleman, Phileas Fogg, on a daring mission to journey around the world. Fogg has wagered with members of his London club that he can ...

Another Year (2010) 7.3

Another Year (2010)

Storyline:A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to...

The Sense of an Ending (2017) 6.3

The Sense of an Ending (2017)

Storyline:Divorced and retired, Tony Webster, an aging Londoner and vintage camera shop owner, whittles down the solitude of his isolated existence by keeping an affectionate relationship with his ex-wife, Margaret, a...

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) 6.5

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Storyline:On her forty-third birthday, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is awoken by her mother who reminds her that her time to have children is running out. She goes to attend the funeral of Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Gran...

Princess Caraboo (1994) 6

Princess Caraboo (1994)

Storyline:Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that ...

"Exile" Episode #1.3 (TV Episode 2011) 8.2

"Exile" Episode #1.3 (TV Episode 2011)

Storyline:After Tom has shown Nancy his discovery they return to see Wendy, who sent the envelope. She reveals that Sam and his wife Edith, believing themselves unable to have children, adopted Tom. The siblings manag...

"Exile" Episode #1.2 (TV Episode 2011) 8.1

"Exile" Episode #1.2 (TV Episode 2011)

Storyline:Tom learns from a newspaper archive that Metzler was a doctor at Greenlake psychiatric hospital in the 1970s. He seeks out Wendy Smith,his father's former secretary who is cagey but tells him that J. Cleaver...

Nina Conti: Her Master’s Voice (2012) 7.9

Nina Conti: Her Master’s Voice (2012)

Storyline:Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquis...

Einstein and Eddington (2008) 6.9

Einstein and Eddington (2008)

Storyline:A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.User Reviews:

The Shout (1978) 6.2

The Shout (1978)

Storyline:A traveller by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.User Reviews:

Dolittle (2020) 6.4

Dolittle (2020)

Storyline:After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only h...

Longford (2006) 6.6

Longford (2006)

Storyline:A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.User Reviews:

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) 6.5

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

Storyline:In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Cor...

Tales of the Riverbank (2008) 3.8

Tales of the Riverbank (2008)

Storyline:Tales of the Riverbank tells the story of three friends - Hammy Hamster, Roderick Rat and GP the Guinea Pig - who, having swept down the river in a violent storm, embark on an epic journey in search of their...

Iris (2001) 6.4

Iris (2001)

Storyline:True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.User Reviews:

Widows’ Peak (1994) 6.2

Widows’ Peak (1994)

Storyline:Scandal and mystery reign following the arrival of Edwina in a small Irish town populated entirely by widows. Edwina quickly falls out with the locals while also falling in with the son of the community's le...

Vera Drake (2004) 7.2

Vera Drake (2004)

Storyline:Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.User Reviews:

Breaking Glass (1980) 7.0

Breaking Glass (1980)

Storyline:Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top ...

The Gathering Storm (2002) 6.8

The Gathering Storm (2002)

Storyline:A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.User Reviews:

Get Santa (2014) 6.3

Get Santa (2014)

Storyline:A father and son must team up to save Christmas when they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage, having crashed his sleigh and found himself on the run from the police.User Reviews:

Gangs of New York (2002) 7.2

Gangs of New York (2002)

Storyline:It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years ea...

Ethel & Ernest (2016) 7.5

Ethel & Ernest (2016)

Storyline:This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living throug...

King Lear (TV Movie 2018) 6.1

King Lear (TV Movie 2018)

Storyline:An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.User Reviews: Lear, an elderly king, has decided to divide his kingdom between his ...