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 »
The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. They share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
John Joe McNeill,
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 »
Jerry is a successful New York psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that Jerry was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila in ... See full summary »
In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested.
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 »
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 »
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
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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