MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 17,805 this week

A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  14 April 1995 (France)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 89 users  
Reviews: write review

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (TV Movie 1995)

A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (TV Movie 1995) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Deal (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Follows the rise to power of Tony Blair, and his friendship and rivalry with his contemporary, Gordon Brown.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: David Morrissey, Matt Blair, Michael Sheen
The Snapper (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe
Gumshoe (1971)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay
The Van (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave
Mary Reilly (1996)
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole
Walter and June (TV Movie 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Ian McKellen, Sarah Miles, Debby Bishop
Black Christmas (TV Movie 1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A black family, and their white neighbour, celebrate Christmas. But things do not go as well as they hope.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Janet Bartley, Norman Beaton, Linda Goddard
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Alan Bennett, Neville Smith, Thora Hird
Daft As a Brush (TV Movie 1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

1947. The new postman in an English village has a few secrets from the war, but contrives to become part of the community and marries a local schoolmistress.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Betsy Blair, Christine Buckley, David Daker
Afternoon Off (TV Movie 1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Lee, a Chinese man, works as a waiter in a hotel in England, despite speaking very little English. Told that a girl called Iris might be interested in him, on his afternoon off work he buys a box of chocolates and sets off to find her.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Henry Man, Benjamin Whitrow, Angela Morant
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Alexander Mackendrick ...
Himself
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 April 1995 (France)  »

Also Known As:

O aglikos kinimatografos  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Z Cars (1962) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Available in Australia? Faerietail

Contribute to This Page