Set at the end of the '60s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from Great Britain, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, ... See full summary »
Richard E. Grant
Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn ... See full summary »
Stepping Out is a 1991 musical-comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Liza Minnelli, written by Richard Harris and based on a play also written by Harris. Minnelli plays the role ... See full summary »
Harold Guppy moves into the Beasley household as a lodger. Before long Mrs. Beasley falls for him and eventually ends up in his bed. Her 13-year old daughter Joyce is aware of what is ... See full summary »
Gerald is a yuppie-like transvestite in his thirties. His wife arrives home earlier than expected and discovers female attire spread over their apartment. Not knowing anything about his ... See full summary »
Drama based on real-life events. Marie Stubbs, a diminutive Glaswegian headmistress who is coming up to retirement age, takes on one last challenge: to improve the fortunes of St George's ... See full summary »
This TV play was billed as a vehicle for Julie Walters, playing an alcoholic, convicted murderess whose discoveries, after her release, cause her to doubt that she really murdered her husband. And, to be fair, Julie Walters is very good, struggling with her alcoholism and trying to rebuild her life with friends and family. But the plot is feeble, packed with red herrings, and the supporting actors are no more than caricatures, struggling to convince as the story limps from crisis to crisis, to fill the allotted two hours. A very disappointing play and a waste of Julie Walters' considerable talents.
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