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Whistle Down the Wind | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Whistle Down the Wind  99 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [06 Aug 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Diane Clare, Norman Bird
Plot:  When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
Writer:  Mary Hayley Bell (original novel), Keith Waterhouse (screenplay), Willis Hall (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Seance on a Wet Afternoon | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Seance on a Wet Afternoon  115 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [05 Nov 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Kim Stanley, Margaret Lacey, Maria Kazan, Marie Burke, Richard Attenborough
Plot:  A medium and her husband stage a kidnapping in order for her to pretend to solve the crime and achieve fame.
Writer:  Mark McShane (novel), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Wrong Box | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Wrong Box  105 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Bryan Forbes]  [04 Jul 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Graham Stark, James Villiers, Jeremy Lloyd, John Mills, Michael Caine, Nicholas Parsons, Ralph Richardson
Plot:  In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson (suggested by a novel by), Lloyd Osbourne (suggested by a novel by), Larry Gelbart (written for the screen by), Burt Shevelove (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Swahili    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The L-Shaped Room | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The L-Shaped Room  126 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Bryan Forbes]  [20 Nov 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Leslie Caron, Patricia Phoenix
Plot:  A single, pregnant woman moves into a London boarding house where she meets a group of fellow misfits.
Writer:  Lynne Reid Banks (novel), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King Rat | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  King Rat  134 min,  APPROVED,  [War, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [27 Oct 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  George Segal, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal, Tom Courtenay
Plot:  A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers.
Writer:  James Clavell (based on a novel by), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Malay, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Whisperers | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Whisperers  105 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Bryan Forbes]  [18 Jul 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Edith Evans, Harry Baird, Jack Austin, Nanette Newman
Plot:  The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen ...
Writer:  Robert Nicolson (novel), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella  127 min,  G,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Bryan Forbes]  [09 Apr 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Annette Crosbie, Edith Evans, Gemma Craven, Richard Chamberlain
Plot:  In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically ...
Writer:  Bryan Forbes (screenplay), Robert B. Sherman (screenplay), Richard M. Sherman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Latin, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Stepford Wives | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Stepford Wives  115 min,  PG,  [Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Bryan Forbes]  [12 Feb 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Katharine Ross, Nanette Newman, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson
Plot:  Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.
Writer:  Ira Levin (novel), William Goldman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Of Human Bondage | Movie Details for Director Ken Hughes, Henry Hathaway, Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Of Human Bondage  100 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Ken Hughes, Henry Hathaway, Bryan Forbes]  [04 Jul 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Kim Novak, Laurence Harvey, Robert Morley, Siobhan McKenna
Plot:  A medical student becomes obsessed with his faithless lover.
Writer:  Bryan Forbes, W. Somerset Maugham (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
International Velvet | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  International Velvet  127 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Sport]  [Bryan Forbes]  [01 Sep 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Plummer, Nanette Newman, Tatum O'Neal
Plot:  Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.
Writer:  Enid Bagnold (novel), Bryan Forbes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Better Late Than Never | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Better Late Than Never  89 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Bryan Forbes]  [15 Apr 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Art Carney, Catherine Hicks, David Niven, Maggie Smith
Plot:  Two men show up claiming to be the grandfather of a child heiress.
Writer:  Gwen Davis (story), Bryan Forbes
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Deadfall | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Deadfall  120 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [11 Sep 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Buck, Emilio Rodríguez, Giovanna Ralli, Michael Caine, Vladek Sheybal
Plot:  Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices, the Moreaus, attempt to steal diamonds from the château of millionaire Salinas. However, Henry's partners in crime aren't the most emotionally stable people.
Writer:  Desmond Cory (novel), Bryan Forbes (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sunday Lovers | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes, Édouard Molinaro, Dino Risi, Gene Wilder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Sunday Lovers  125 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Bryan Forbes, Édouard Molinaro, Dino Risi, Gene Wilder]  [31 Oct 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Wilder, Lino Ventura, Roger Moore, Ugo Tognazzi
Plot:  A sex comedy anthology containing four stories, each from a different country (England, France, the U.S., and Italy).
Writer:  Leslie Bricusse (segment), Agenore Incrocci (segment), Furio Scarpelli (segment), Francis Veber (segment), Gene Wilder (segment)
Language:  French, English, Italian    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Naked Face | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Naked Face  105 min,  R,  [Action, Mystery, Thriller]  [Bryan Forbes]  [01 Jun 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Art Carney, Elliott Gould, Rod Steiger, Roger Moore
Plot:  Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince two ...
Writer:  Bryan Forbes, Sidney Sheldon (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Madwoman of Chaillot | Movie Details for Director Bryan Forbes | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  The Madwoman of Chaillot  132 min,  G,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Bryan Forbes]  [30 Oct 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Boyer, Claude Dauphin, Edith Evans, Katharine Hepburn
Plot:  Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris in her own way, which grabs everyones attention.
Writer:  Edward Anhalt, Jean Giraudoux (play), Maurice Valency (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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