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Black Narcissus | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Black Narcissus  101 min,  [Drama]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [01 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  David Farrar, Deborah Kerr, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse
Plot:  After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.
Writer:  Rumer Godden (adapted from the novel by), Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Red Shoes | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Red Shoes  134 min,  [Drama, Music, Romance]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [06 Sep 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Anton Walbrook, Gordon Littmann, Jean Short, Julia Lang, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer
Plot:  A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.
Writer:  Hans Christian Andersen (fairy tale), Emeric Pressburger (original screenplay), Keith Winter (additional dialogue), Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English, French, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp  163 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [04 May 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anton Walbrook, Deborah Kerr, James McKechnie, Neville Mapp, Roger Livesey, Vincent Holman
Plot:  From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.
Writer:  Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
'I Know Where I'm Going!' | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  'I Know Where I'm Going!'  91 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [09 Aug 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Duncan MacKechnie, George Carney, Roger Livesey, Walter Hudd, Wendy Hiller
Plot:  A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.
Writer:  Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English, Scottish Gaelic    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Thief of Bagdad | Movie Details for Director Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Thief of Bagdad  106 min,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies]  [25 Dec 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Conrad Veidt, John Justin, June Duprez, Sabu
Plot:  After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Writer:  Miles Malleson (screen play and dialogue), Lajos Biró (scenario by), Miklós Rózsa (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Edge of the World | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Edge of the World  74 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Michael Powell]  [09 Sep 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Belle Chrystall, Eric Berry, John Laurie, Kitty Kirwan, Niall MacGinnis
Plot:  A way of life is dying on an Outer Hebridean island fishing port, but some of the inhabitants resist evacuating to the mainland.
Writer:  Michael Powell (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Peeping Tom | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Peeping Tom  101 min,  [Drama, Horror, Thriller]  [Michael Powell]  [15 May 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anna Massey, Karlheinz Böhm, Maxine Audley, Moira Shearer
Plot:  A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
Writer:  Leo Marks (original story), Leo Marks (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Spy in Black | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Spy in Black  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Thriller, War]  [Michael Powell]  [07 Oct 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Conrad Veidt, Marius Goring, Sebastian Shaw, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.
Writer:  J. Storer Clouston (story), Emeric Pressburger (screenplay), Roland Pertwee (scenario)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Age of Consent | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Age of Consent  98 min,  R,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Michael Powell]  [14 May 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran, James Mason, Neva Carr-Glynn
Plot:  An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an off-shore island to try once more. On the island he rediscovers his ...
Writer:  Peter Yeldham (screenplay), Norman Lindsay (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Canterbury Tale | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  A Canterbury Tale  124 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [21 Jan 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dennis Price, Eric Portman, John Sweet, Sheila Sim
Plot:  Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.
Writer:  Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
49th Parallel | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  49th Parallel  104 min,  [Drama, War, Thriller]  [Michael Powell]  [15 Apr 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Eric Portman, Laurence Olivier, Leslie Howard, Niall MacGinnis, Raymond Lovell, Richard George
Plot:  A World War II U-boat crew are stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
Writer:  Emeric Pressburger (original story and screenplay), Rodney Ackland (scenario), Emeric Pressburger (scenario)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Tales of Hoffmann | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Tales of Hoffmann  128 min,  [Fantasy, Music, Musical]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [13 Jun 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann Ayars, Ludmilla Tchérina, Moira Shearer, Pamela Brown, Robert Rounseville
Plot:  A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.
Writer:  Dennis Arundell (English libretto), Jules Barbier (from the French text by), Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Gone to Earth | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Gone to Earth  82 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [06 Nov 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cyril Cusack, David Farrar, Jennifer Jones, Sybil Thorndike
Plot:  A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire...even after she marries a clergyman.
Writer:  Mary Webb (novel), Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  One of Our Aircraft Is Missing  82 min,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger]  [27 Jun 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Bernard Miles, Eric Portman, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Williams
Plot:  When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
Writer:  Emeric Pressburger (by), Michael Powell (written by: for The Archers), Emeric Pressburger (written by: for The Archers)
Language:  English, Dutch, German, Latin, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
They're a Weird Mob | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  They're a Weird Mob  112 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Romance]  [Michael Powell]  [13 Oct 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alida Chelli, Chips Rafferty, Claire Dunne, Walter Chiari
Plot:  Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine, only to find that when he gets there the magazine's folded,...
Writer:  John O'Grady (novel), Emeric Pressburger (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Honeymoon | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Honeymoon  109 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Michael Powell]  [08 Feb 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Steel, Antonio, Ludmilla Tchérina, Léonide Massine
Plot:  Australian famer Kit Kelly and his new bride Anna are driving through Europe when they help a stranded motorist. They discover he is Antonio, a famous dancer. Upon learning that Anna was a ...
Writer:  Luis Escobar (screenplay), Luis Escobar (story), Gregorio Martínez Sierra (ballet El Amor Brujo), Michael Powell (screenplay), Michael Powell (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Spain    More Info:  IMDB
Something Always Happens | Movie Details for Director Michael Powell | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Something Always Happens  69 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Michael Powell]  [10 Dec 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ian Hunter, John Singer, Nancy O'Neil, Peter Gawthorne
Plot:  Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ...
Writer:  Brock Williams (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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