TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:|
|Born:||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Writer ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Writer (feature film)
An American couple in Italy experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to jealousy and dangerous sexual scenarios.
A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal-an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom-and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well.
In late 19th century Russia, Anna, a young married woman, seeks to escape a passionless marriage through a doomed love affair with the charming Count Vronsky.
Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is unquestionably Rome's most courageous general and its most controversial. He is revered for his ferocity in battle and willingness to die for his country; and reviled for his openly contemptuous attitude towards the ordinary Roman citizen. After achieving an astounding
Eric the postman is slipping through his own Manchester postal worker Eric Bishop is at the end of his rope. His two layabout stepsons show him no respect, his second marriage is in ruins, a car accident lands him in the hospital - and that is just the start of his troubles. The lovelorn Eric meanwh
A smart and troubled fifteen-year-old John Lennon is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets and tragedy, he escapes into the new and exciting world of rock 'n' roll, where he finds his voice - and an icon explodes into the world.
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
A memoir of the life of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002.
A top London cop is transferred to a less threatening rural town in England full of garden parties and neighborhood-watch meetings. But the seemingly idyllic burg is soon rocked by a tough case.
The mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon, whose courtly charm as the welcoming proprietor of the
Ireland 1920: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning car
Dieter Dengler dreamed of flying since his childhood in wartime Germany, which is why he volunteered to become a Navy pilot after his family moved to America. The only place he ever wanted to be was in the sky, but now, on his very first top-secret mission over Laos, his plane is shot down to earth.
Advertising executive Charles Schine is just another Chicago commuter who regularly catches the 8:43 A.M. train to work. But the one day he misses his train and meets Lucinda Harris, his life is changed forever. Lucinda is charming, beautiful and seductive. Despite the fact that each are married wit
In a remote area of Northern Kenya, the region's most dedicated activist, the brilliant and passionate Tessa Quayle, has been found brutally murdered. Tessa's traveling companion, a local doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and the evidence points to a crime of passion. Sandy Woodrow, Sir Bernar
For Bobby Darin, performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. From the age of seven, Walden Robert Cassotto--Little Bobby knows the odds are stacked against him. Rheumatic fever has permanently damaged his heart, and he's not exp
Liam is a young, restless teen struggling to realize his dream in the gritty and dismal streets of Glasgow, where unemployment is rampant and little hope is available to the city's youth. He is waiting for the release of his mother, Jean, from prison where she is completing a prison term for a crime
A group of 40-year-old career women face questions of love, friendship and the single life. But their lives are turned upside down when a younger man appears. Kate, an expatriate American headmistress of a British private school, gets together weekly with Molly, a doctor, and Janie, a police sergean
A young Mexican woman crosses the border into LA to join her sister, who works as a janitor in some of the city's largest corporate offices. Surrounded by the machinations of big business, the sisters seek happiness on a smaller but more human scale as they try to organize a janitorial union. A chan
Fleeing from his wife in France to London, 45-year-old Pierre is barely able to support himself. He meets friendly Tom, who offers to help him make ends meet by working as a male escort. Soon Pierre is making a handsome living as a gigolo, but problems arise when he becomes romanticly involved with
She comes to his London pad late every Wednesday afternoon, only for sex, while her taxi waits outside. They don't speak but something must pass between them because they stand together and lie down next to the table without a word. The following week at the same time, she is at the door, they immed
An American woman leaves her fast life in New York and moves to London on a whim. There she meets three men who are all friends and as she dates each one, their friendships are put to the test and their lives are changed.
Fifteen-year-old Tom struggles with coming of age as his seemingly normal middle-class London family moves to Devonshire. He is bored and lonely, his older sister has made friends fast, and his mother is about to have a third child. However, Tom's "normal" life becomes shattered when he inadvertent
Eileen and Bill are marooned in a loveless marriage, both hurt by the estrangement of their youngest child, Darren. They are closer -- if only in proximity -- to their three daughters: eldest sister Debbie is a hard-partying hairdresser, separated from her ne'er-do-well husband Dan and raising their
Set in the early 1970's, a five year old English girl and her eight year old sister are taken to live in the exotic town of Marrakech by their young and beautiful mother. While hippie mother Julia seeks the freedom for her children that a stuffy English life would not allow, eight year old Bea crave
Story of Joe, who is struggling with sobriety after 20 years of alcoholism. His commitment to a local football team is an essential part of his new grip on reality, and he sees it as a way to give something back to the community. He gets involved with the financial problems of a team member, Liam, a
Set in the 1970s, Ryan, a journalist in Ulster, Northern Ireland, becomes obsessed with tracking down a young psychopath named Victor Kelly who is a member of a gang called the Resurrection Men. Ryan and Victor become intangled in each other's lives as Victor follows his suicidal trajectory and Ryan
Based in the true saga of British TV journalist Michael Nicholson, story follows Michael Henderson and his news team to war-torn Sarajevo. It''s 1992 and the city has just seen its worst fighting as Bosnian Serbs try to derail the country''s new independence with artillery bombardment. While there, Henderson encounters Flynn, a US TV journalist more famous than the news he''s covering, and Annie, a freelance writer covering her first war. Henderson and company eventually come across an orphanage near the front lines and are so compelled by the scene that they choose to make it front page news. Henderson''s involvement is so deep that he makes plans to take one of the children, Emira, back to England, illegally, with the help of an American aid worker. However, he must eventually return to Sarajevo to face the consequences of his actions.
Chris and Toni grew up togther on the outskirts of London in the early 60's, fueled with the desire to escape the suburban sprawl at the end of London Underground Metropolitan Line referred to as "Metroland." By the late 60's, Chris and Toni part, each in search of romance and adventure. Chris heads
With no job and a relationship on the rocks, an unemployed middle manager decides to end it all by jumping into the Thames river but changes his mind after meeting a high-spirited, upper-class woman who sparks his interest.
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard''s imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners'' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland''s political conflict and into contact with Higgins'' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.
During the 1970s, Karl and Paul were best friends, creating havoc at school. When they meet again, accidentally, twenty years later, Paul does not recognize Karl who is now an attractive transsexual named Kim. She, on the other hand, has no problem recognizing her old trouble-making pal and has no d
This urban fairytale and a story of sexual awakening is set in the close-knit, working class community of the Thamesmead Estate, where there are no secrets and no opportunities for privacy, and where the next door neighbor is likely to be a cheeky young woman who loudly plays albums by the Mamas and
Set in 1987, the year of the Contra rebels' assault against the Sandinista government in Nicaragua, a love story which begins on a bus in Glasgow and ends amid the gunfire and explosions of war in Nicaragua. George is a free-spirited Scottish bus driver struggling against the conventionality and bur
The year was 1936. Spain was still, in effect, a feudal society. Wealthy landowners, joined by churchmen, industrialists, and army officers, feared the growing power of the working class and began to organize to retain their power and privilege. On July 18, 1936, the military, led by Fascist General
A young woman fights the British bureaucracy to keep her family--four children by four different men--intact.
An unemployed couple living in a council estate in a northern industrial town try to raise funds to buy their daughter a communion dress.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
In this true story, pianist David Helfgott fights to overcome schizophrenia and return to the concert stage.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute