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King & Country | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  King & Country  86 min,  [Drama, War]  [Joseph Losey]  [30 Nov 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Foster, Dirk Bogarde, Leo McKern, Tom Courtenay
Plot:  During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.
Writer:  Evan Jones (screenplay), John Wilson (from the stage play by), J.L. Hodson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Servant | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Servant  116 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Losey]  [16 Mar 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 93/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig
Plot:  An upper-class man hires a servant who turns out to have a hidden agenda.
Writer:  Harold Pinter (screenplay), Robin Maugham (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Prowler | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Prowler  92 min,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller]  [Joseph Losey]  [25 May 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren, Van Heflin
Plot:  When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn't in the way.
Writer:  Robert Thoeren (story), Hans Wilhelm (story), Hugo Butler (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Accident | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Accident  105 min,  [Drama, Crime]  [Joseph Losey]  [07 Jun 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, Jacqueline Sassard, Michael York, Stanley Baker
Plot:  At Oxford, Austrian student Anna is dating fellow student William whom she plans to marry but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.
Writer:  Nicholas Mosley (novel), Harold Pinter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Don Giovanni | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Don Giovanni  176 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Joseph Losey]  [14 Nov 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Edda Moser, John Macurdy, Kiri Te Kanawa, Ruggero Raimondi
Plot:  Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom ...
Writer:  Lorenzo da Ponte (libretto), Francis Savel (collaboration), Patricia Losey (adaptation), Joseph Losey (adaptation), Francis Savel (adaptation), Rolf Liebermann (idea)
Language:  Italian    Country:  France, Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Klein | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Mr. Klein  123 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Joseph Losey]  [23 Sep 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Alain Delon, Francine Bergé, Jeanne Moreau, Juliet Berto
Plot:  Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing ...
Writer:  Franco Solinas, Fernando Morandi (collaborator on screenplay)
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Go-Between | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Go-Between  116 min,  GP,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Losey]  [18 Jun 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave
Plot:  A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Writer:  Harold Pinter (screenplay), L.P. Hartley (based on the novel: "The Go-Between" by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Boy with Green Hair | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Boy with Green Hair  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Joseph Losey]  [12 Sep 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell, Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan
Plot:  This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.
Writer:  Ben Barzman (screen play), Alfred Lewis Levitt (screen play), Betsy Beaton (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Lawless | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Lawless  83 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Joseph Losey]  [09 Jun 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Gail Russell, Johnny Sands, Lee Patrick, Macdonald Carey
Plot:  A newspaper editor in a small agricultural town finds himself going against the people in the town when he gets involved in the plight of the area's fruit pickers, who are mostly Mexican.
Writer:  Daniel Mainwaring (written for the screen by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Galileo | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Galileo  145 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama]  [Joseph Losey]  [18 Jun 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Colin Blakely, Edward Fox, Georgia Brown, Topol
Plot:  This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ...
Writer:  Barbara Bray (adapted for the screen), Bertolt Brecht (play), Charles Laughton (English translation of play), Joseph Losey (adapted for the screen)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Figures in a Landscape | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Figures in a Landscape  110 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [Joseph Losey]  [11 Nov 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Christopher Malcolm, Henry Woolf, Malcolm McDowell, Robert Shaw
Plot:  Two escapees are on the run in the wilderness of an unspecified country. Wherever they go, they are followed by a menacing black helicopter.
Writer:  Robert Shaw (screenplay), Barry England (from a novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
La Truite (The Trout) | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  La Truite (The Trout)  103 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joseph Losey]  [22 Sep 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Olbrychski, Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Spiesser, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jeanne Moreau
Plot:  Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state ...
Writer:  Roger Vailland (novel), Monique Lange (adaptation), Joseph Losey (adaptation), Monique Lange (dialogue)
Language:  French, Japanese, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Romantic Englishwoman | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Romantic Englishwoman  116 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Joseph Losey]  [26 Nov 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger, Michael Caine, Michael Lonsdale
Plot:  What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden ...
Writer:  Tom Stoppard (screenplay), Thomas Wiseman (screenplay), Thomas Wiseman (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
X the Unknown | Movie Details for Director Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  X the Unknown  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey]  [01 May 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Newley, Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern
Plot:  A radioactive, mud-like creature terrorizes a Scottish village.
Writer:  Jimmy Sangster (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Assassination of Trotsky | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Assassination of Trotsky  103 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Joseph Losey]  [30 Mar 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alain Delon, Richard Burton, Romy Schneider, Valentina Cortese
Plot:  After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with politics, promoting socialism to the world. Stalin has sent out an ...
Writer:  Nicholas Mosley
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  Italy, France, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Secret Ceremony | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Secret Ceremony  109 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Joseph Losey]  [23 Oct 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, Mia Farrow, Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Mitchum
Plot:  A penniless woman meets a strange girl who insists she is her long-lost mother, and becomes enmeshed in a web of deception, and perhaps madness, in this powerful psychological thriller.
Writer:  Marco Denevi (short story "Ceremonia secreta"), George Tabori
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Modesty Blaise | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Modesty Blaise  119 min,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Joseph Losey]  [04 Jul 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, Harry Andrews, Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp
Plot:  A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring the comic book heroine Modesty Blaise set in the Italian Mediterranean.
Writer:  Evan Jones (screenplay), Peter O'Donnell (comic strip), Jim Holdaway (comic strip), Peter O'Donnell (original story)
Language:  English, French, Italian, Arabic, German, Dutch    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Boom! | Movie Details for Director Joseph Losey | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 32%  Boom!  110 min,  PG,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Joseph Losey]  [26 May 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 8%, External Reviews
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, Joanna Shimkus, Noël Coward, Richard Burton
Plot:  Explores the confrontation between the woman who has everything, including emptiness, and a penniless poet who has nothing but the ability to fill a wealthy woman's needs.
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (screenplay), Tennessee Williams (play)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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