Toured Europe with the Cambridge Mummers production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Film debut, "Caravaggio"; first of seven collaborations with director Derek Jarman
British TV debut with the Channel 4 miniseries "Zastrozzi: A Romance"
Performed onstage with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Travers Theater in Edinburgh
Cast as Queen Isabella in Jarman's "Edward II"
Recreated her stage role in John Maybury's film version of "Man to Man"; played a woman who assumed her husband's identity
Breakthrough screen lead in "Orlando," directed by Sally Potter
Reteamed with Maybury for "Remembrance of Things Fast"
Final film with Jarman as one of the voices in "Blue"
Featured in an art installation entitled "The Maybe" in London and Rome, which consisted of her sleeping for eight hours at a time; part of a collaboration with Cornelia Parker
Co-starred in the controversial drama "Female Perversions"
Portrayed Ada Byron in "Conceiving Ada"
Third teaming with Maybury in his feature directorial debut "Love Is the Devil"
Co-starred in "The War Zone"
Played Sal, the leader of the beach community in Danny Boyle's feature adaptation of Alex Garland's novel <i>The Beach</i>
Portrayed a mother who goes to any length to protect her son in "The Deep End"; premiered at Sundance
Landed featured role as a smooth-talking cryogenics saleswoman in "Vanilla Sky"
Acted alongside Meryl Streep and Nicolas Cage in "Adaptation"
Cast opposite Michael Caine in "The Statement"
Co-starred with Ewan McGregor in the thriller "Young Adam"
Played as an ex-flame of Bill Murray's in Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers"
Cast as the White Witch in Andrew Adamson's feature adaptation of C.S. Lewis' <i>The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe</i>
Portrayed a forensic psychologist in the indie movie "Stephanie Daley"
Co-starred with George Clooney in Tony Gilroy's "Michael Clayton"; earned Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actress
Reprised role of the White Witch in "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian"
Joined an ensemble cast for the Coen's brothers' "Burn After Reading"
Featured in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Starred in the drama "Io sono l'amore" ("I Am Love")
Returned to playing the White Witch in "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader"
Played the grieving mother of a young man who goes on a high school killing spree in "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
Cast as a social services worker in Wes Anderson's romantic adventure "Moonrise Kingdom"