British actress, comedian, writer and presenter Dawn French is best known for her role in the BBC comedy show ‘French and Saunders’ (1987 – 2007), with fellow comedian Jennifer Saunders. She has played the lead role in the BBC sitcom ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ (1994 – 2007). Her other highly rated performances on television include her role as Linda in the sitcom ‘The Wrong Mans’ (2013 – 2014). She is credited as the creator and screenwriter of the sitcom ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ (1992).
French has also appeared in movies like ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ (2004), ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and Wardrobe’ (2005) and ‘Coraline’ (2009) that were a success at the box office. Her performances in ‘Eat the Rich’ (1987) and ‘Maybe Baby’ (2000) received mixed reviews. ‘Love and Other Disasters’ (2006) and ‘Animals United’ (2010) failed to make an impact on the audience.
Beginning his third year of study at Hogwarts, Harry Potter learns that Sirius Black, dangerous murderer and supporter of the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, has escaped from Azkaban Prison. Presuming that he would target Harry, foul soulless creatures called dementors guard the gates of the school as new teacher Professor Lupin teaches him how to defend against dementors.
Sent to a safe country house during WWII, four siblings find a secret passageway to the magical world of Narnia through a wardrobe. The two brothers and two sisters soon learn that they are destined to free Narnia from the curse of an eternal winter by assisting the great lion Aslan against the evil White Witch, Jadis.
Love and Other Disasters is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Emily, who loves playing matchmaker but avoids finding a partner for herself, since she is afraid of being heartbroken by a serious relationship.
Alone and bored in the old house her parents recently moved into, 11-year-old Coraline discovers a secret passageway to a better version of her home where everybody has buttons for eyes. After she refuses her Other Mother's horrible offer to sew buttons in her eyes, she is imprisoned and must flee before her soul is trapped there forever.