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Lumière and Company | Movie Details for Director Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lumière and Company  88 min,  [Documentary]  [Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette]  [20 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeffe Alperi, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Pernilla August, Romane Bohringer, Theodoros Angelopoulos
Plot:  40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Writer:  Philippe Poulet (original idea)
Language:  French, English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Greek, Japanese, Mandarin    Country:  France, Denmark, Spain, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Deliverance | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Deliverance  109 min,  R,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [John Boorman]  [20 Sep 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Plot:  Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Writer:  James Dickey (screenplay), James Dickey (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Point Blank | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Point Blank  92 min,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Boorman]  [10 Feb 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Angie Dickinson, Carroll O'Connor, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin
Plot:  After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Writer:  Alexander Jacobs (screenplay), David Newhouse (screenplay), Rafe Newhouse (screenplay), Donald E. Westlake (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hope and Glory | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Hope and Glory  113 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Boorman]  [19 Feb 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 24 nominations.
Actors:  David Hayman, Geraldine Muir, Sarah Miles, Sebastian Rice-Edwards
Plot:  A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was ...
Writer:  John Boorman
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The General | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The General  124 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [John Boorman]  [18 Dec 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  9 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Adrian Dunbar, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Sean McGinley
Plot:  The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.
Writer:  John Boorman, Paul Williams (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Ireland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Emerald Forest | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Emerald Forest  114 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [John Boorman]  [03 Jul 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Meg Foster, Powers Boothe, William Rodriguez, Yara Vaneau
Plot:  After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him.
Writer:  Rospo Pallenberg
Language:  English, Portuguese    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Excalibur | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Excalibur  140 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [John Boorman]  [10 Apr 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Cherie Lunghi, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Nigel Terry
Plot:  Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.
Writer:  Thomas Malory (book), Rospo Pallenberg (adaptation), Rospo Pallenberg (screenplay), John Boorman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hell in the Pacific | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Hell in the Pacific  103 min,  G,  [Adventure, War]  [John Boorman]  [18 Dec 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?
Writer:  Alexander Jacobs (screenplay), Eric Bercovici (screenplay), Reuben Bercovitch (story)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Tailor of Panama | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Tailor of Panama  109 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Thriller]  [John Boorman]  [30 Mar 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonor Varela, Pierce Brosnan
Plot:  A tailor living in Panama reluctantly becomes a spy for a British Agent.
Writer:  John le Carré (novel), Andrew Davies (screenplay), John le Carré (screenplay), John Boorman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Ireland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Leo the Last | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Leo the Last  104 min,  R,  [Drama, Comedy]  [John Boorman]  [04 Sep 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Billie Whitelaw, Calvin Lockhart, Glenna Forster-Jones, Marcello Mastroianni
Plot:  Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's ...
Writer:  William Stair (screenplay), John Boorman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beyond Rangoon | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Beyond Rangoon  100 min,  R,  [Action, Drama]  [John Boorman]  [25 Aug 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 39%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Frances McDormand, Patricia Arquette, Spalding Gray, U Aung Ko
Plot:  Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she...
Writer:  Alex Lasker, Bill Rubenstein
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Zardoz | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Zardoz  105 min,  R,  [Fantasy, Sci-Fi]  [John Boorman]  [06 Feb 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charlotte Rampling, John Alderton, Sara Kestelman, Sean Connery
Plot:  In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
Writer:  John Boorman
Language:  English, Italian, Swedish, Latin, German, French, Irish    Country:  Ireland, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Where the Heart Is | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Where the Heart Is  107 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [John Boorman]  [23 Feb 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Crispin Glover, Dabney Coleman, Joanna Cassidy, Uma Thurman
Plot:  Stewart McBain (Coleman) is a real-estate mogul who spends his living blowing up old buildings to make room to erect new buildings. All goes as planned for a new subdivision, until a group ...
Writer:  Telsche Boorman, John Boorman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Exorcist II: The Heretic | Movie Details for Director John Boorman | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 28%  Exorcist II: The Heretic  118 min,  R,  [Horror]  [John Boorman]  [17 Jun 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 3.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow, Richard Burton
Plot:  A teenage girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her. Meanwhile, a priest investigates the death of the girl's exorcist.
Writer:  William Goodhart
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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