Kristin Scott Thomas is an English actress. Following a role in the flop film 'Under the Cherry Moon' (1986), she was seen in the films 'Agent trouble' (1987), 'Lounge Chair' (1988) and 'A Handful of Dust' (1988). She later on went on to garner success with the hit films 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' (1994), 'The English Patient' (1996) and 'Mission: Impossible' (1996).
Till date, Kristin Scott Thomas has also starred in the successful films 'The Horse Whisperer' (1998),'Random Hearts' (1999), 'Gosford Park' (2001), 'Keeping Mum' (2005), 'Sarah's Key' (2010), 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' (2011), 'Darkest Hour' (2017) and 'Tomb Raider' (2018). She has also acted on stage in many plays such as 'Bérénice' (2001), 'Three Sisters' (2003), 'The Seagull' (2007/2008), ‘Betrayal’ (2011),'Old Times' (2013), 'Electra' (2014) and ‘The Audience’, to name a few.
George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.
Towards the end of WWII, Hana, a nurse moves into a monastery to care for a severely burnt man. The man - Almásy - later narrates to Hana and couple of new arrivals – Kip and David Caravaggio - his life story which involves his work as a cartographer and his passionate but doomed affair with a married woman Katherine.
As the Second World War gets underway, Winston Churchill assumes the position of the Prime Minister of the Great Britain. The newly appointed Prime Minister faces a tough task. He has to decide between two choices – whether to accept a peace treaty dictated by German’s Adolf Hitler or enter the war and fight against the Nazis for Britain’s liberty and freedom.
Germain is a middle-aged literature teacher who develops a bond with his student Claude. However, the student shows antisocial behavior, and finds ways to seduce his friend’s mother as well as his teacher’s wife. He eventually even causes the teacher to get dismissed.
In 1932, Sir William McCordle, a wealthy aristocrat but an uncouth industrialist, hosts a weekend hunting party at his old English country house, Gosford Park, where he entertains his elite friends and relatives upstairs, while their staff works downstairs. But then, several sagas of intrigue, lies, secrets, hatred, betrayal and deceit spill out when the host, Sir William McCordle, is found murdered.
Nowhere Boy is a biographical drama film which revolves around mostly the early years of John Lennon’s life. Quite rebellious in his teenage years, he lived with his stern aunt, who raised him, in the absence of his mother. Later, he forms a relationship with his mother Julia, who introduces him to popular music and the banjo.
Bitter Moon tells the story of a couple Nigel and Fiona who are on a cruise ship. During their journey, they encounter another couple, Oscar and Mimi. Nigel soon finds himself drawn towards Mimi, after learning about Oscar’s erotic and sadistic past with her.
The first installment in the Mission: Impossible film series, the movie follows Ethan Hunt and his mission to expose the mole who has framed him for the murders of many of his Impossible Missions Force (IMF) team. A commercial success, it became one of the highest-grossing films of 1996.
Charles is the best man at his friend’s wedding. There he meets Carrie and the two are instantly attracted to each other. But Carrie leaves the next morning. The two meet again at three other weddings and a funeral but the relationship never really moves forward. Will Charles, who fears marriage, and Carrie, who is engaged to someone else, ever come together?
Fisheries expert, Alfred Jones, is asked by financial adviser Harriet Chetwode-Talbot to help her in bringing salmon fishing to Yemen. The project is the brainchild of a wealthy Yemeni sheikh and receives support from British government to improve international relations. As the project goes on, numerous unexpected problems develop and Alfred and Harriet develop feelings for each other.
After her father goes missing, Lara Croft earns her living as a bike courier, not willing to claim her inheritance, believing that her father is still alive. Finally forced to accept her legacy, she gains access to a secret chamber, where she finds pre-recorded message from her father, instructing her to destroy his research works.
Keeping Mum is a British black comedy film, which tells the story of a pastor who gets so preoccupied writing the perfect sermon that he becomes completely oblivious to the fact that there are problems in his own house, which includes his sexually dissatisfied wife and his promiscuous teen daughter.
The film revolves around the Boleyn sisters, Mary and Anne, who vie for the affection of King Henry VIII. On the behest of their power-hungry family, shy Mary and impetuous Anne try to win the King over. But when he chooses Mary as his mistress, Anne manipulates her way to take Mary’s place and then becomes the second wife of Henry VIII.
The Horse Whisperer is a Western drama film, which tells the story of a young girl Grace, who gets traumatized severely, after she faces a terrible accident while riding her horse. Annie, her mother, therefore decides to take the help of a unique horse trainer named Tom.
In a parallel universe where the ruling power detests free thinkers, an unknown group is kidnapping children. An orphan joins a bunch of sailors, on their way to the far North, to look for the missing children. This fantasy adventure is based on the 1995 book Northern Lights.
Rebecca Bloomwood, a New York City journalist, has run considerable debt with her shopping addiction. Though, she aspires to work for fashion magazine ‘Alette', she lands a job with financial magazine ‘Successful Saving'. She falls for her boss, Luke Brandon, and finds success writing under name ‘The girl in green scarf.’ But can she conquer her addiction to save her career and love-life?
Julian, a tough and reticent drug dealer, operates a boxing club in Thailand as his front business. When his partner and more violent brother Billy gets murdered, their widowed mother demands a revenge. His quest leads him to Lieutenant Chang, a Thai-Chinese detective known as the Angel of Death.
Kristin Scott Thomas Awards
|Four Weddings and a Funeral||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||1995|