Tag: Ian Hart

American Women (2000) 6.3

American Women (2000)

Irish lads send an ad to the Miami Herald inviting fit and enticing women, between the ages of 20 and 21, to live in their isolated Donegal village. The whole town knows about the ad, and it sharpens everyone's sense of ...

A Boy Called Dad (2009) 6.5

A Boy Called Dad (2009)

When he becomes a father at the tender age of 14, Robbie's life quickly spirals out of control. Feeling angry and neglected by his own dad, he kick-starts a series of events that will catapult him at great speed into adu...

Strictly Sinatra (2001) 5.7

Strictly Sinatra (2001)

In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. A...

Land and Freedom (1995) 7.6

Land and Freedom (1995)

Summer 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the POUM (Partido Obrero de Unificació...

The Hours and Times (1991) 6.2

The Hours and Times (1991)

A fictionalized account of what may have happened when John Lennon and Brian Epstein went on holiday together to Spain in 1963.::Ed Chen ...

The End of the Affair (1999) 7.1

The End of the Affair (1999)

On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekin...

Escape from Pretoria-2020 6.6

Escape from Pretoria-2020

Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa....

Robinson Crusoe-1997 6

Robinson Crusoe-1997

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe see...

Born Romantic-2000 6.4

Born Romantic-2000

Centered around a salsa club, three men pursue three women across London. Fergus is trying to find his ex-girlfriend, the elderly charmer Frankie the beautiful Eleanor and the robber Eddie is trying to find one of his vi...

Dough-2015 6.2

Dough-2015

Safa Habimana, a Muslim immigrant in Britain who struggles to make ends meet, hopes that she and her troubled teenage son, Ayyash, will reunite with her husband one day. However, with lots of time on his hands, Ayyash wi...

Michael Collins-1996 7.2

Michael Collins-1996

Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of Michael Collins, the "Lion of Ireland", who led the IRA against the UK and helped found the Irish Free State in 1922....

Killing Me Softly-2002 5.5

Killing Me Softly-2002

London website designer Alice was happy in a stable relationship with reliable, somewhat boring Jake, but quickly dumps him after falling in love at first sight and having wild sex with an overbearing hot hunk, even befo...

Backbeat-1994 6.6

Backbeat-1994

A pre-fame Beatles head for the seedy clubs of Hamburg in search of success. The band meet up with a group of trendy German beatniks, one of whom (Astrid Kircherr) bass guitarist Stuart Sutcliffe falls in love with. Whil...

Enemy of the State-1998 7.3

Enemy of the State-1998

Robert Dean is a mild-mannered lawyer who works in Washington, D.C. He is on the trail of a kingpin named Pintero. Meanwhile, a politician named Thomas Reynolds is negotiating with Representative Phillip Hammersley about...

Native-2016 4.1

Native-2016

Two scientists are selected to travel across the universe to the source of a distant transmission and potential life....

Finding Neverland-2004 7.7

Finding Neverland-2004

1903 London. Renowned playwright J.M. Barrie (James)'s latest effort has garnered less than positive reviews, something he knew would be the case even before the play's mounting. This failure places pressure on James to ...

Modern Life Is Rubbish-2017 5.9

Modern Life Is Rubbish-2017

Brought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam and Natalie are at breaking point. In their case opposites attract but don't necessarily work long-term. Making the difficult decision to separate, they m...

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain-1995 6.6

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain-1995

Two English cartographers visit the small South Wales village of Ffynnon Garw, to measure what is claimed to be the "first mountain inside of Wales". It's 1917, and the war in Europe continues. The villagers are very pro...

God’s Own Country-2017 7.7

God’s Own Country-2017

Spring. Yorkshire. Isolated young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe, employed for the lambing season, ignit...

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone-2001 7.6

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone-2001

This is the tale of Harry Potter, an ordinary 11-year-old boy serving as a sort of slave for his aunt and uncle who learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft an...