Lynn Redgrave was an English-American actress, best known for her lead role in ‘Georgy Girl’ (1966). She won a ‘Golden Globe Award’ for ‘Best Actress in a Musical/Comedy’ for this role. She also earned an ‘Academy Award’ nomination as well as a ‘New York Film Critics Award’ for the same film. Lynn was a member of ‘Regrave’ family, and trained well before making her acting debut in the 1962 production of ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream.’ She made her screen debut in the 1960 film ‘Shoot to Kill.’ Some of her successful films include ‘The Deadly Affair’ (1967), ‘Shine’ (1996), ‘Gods and Monsters’ (1998), ’Unconditional Love’ (2002), and ‘Charlie’s War’ (2003). Her failed films include ‘The Simian Line’ (2000) and ‘Hansel & Gretel’ (2002). She made her TV debut in the 1965 TV film ‘Sunday Out of Season.’ Some of her TV shows are ‘Rude Awakening’ (1998-2001) and ‘Me, Eloise’ (2006-2007).
This 1964 British film revolves around a naïve, young girl named Kate who moves to Dublin, where she meets Eugene Gaillard, a middle-aged author. Things take a turn when she starts developing an attraction for him, despite their age and martial status.
Shine is a 1996 biographical drama film, which tells the story of pianist David Helfgott, who has to struggle a lot throughout his childhood due to the abuse he suffered at the hands of his father. Due to this, he suffers a mental breakdown years later, but manages to return as a legend.
In 1957, long after his retirement, renowned film-director James Whale is suffering from permanent health issues as a result of a series of strokes. Despite poor health, he continues to indulge in his homosexual fantasies, much to the consternation of his dedicated housekeeper, Hanna. Whale befriends his newly hired gardener, ex-marine Clayton Boone, with whom he reminisces about his WWI and Hollywood days.
Kinsey is a 2004 biographical drama film, which gives us a glimpse of the life of the Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality.
Tom Jones is a romantic adventure comedy film which revolves around a man named Tom, who is quite popular among the women. However, the only love in his life is Sophie. However, things get complicated because her parents want her to get married to another man, who happens to be Tom’s cousin.
Based on the 1911 novel Peter Pan, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up this fantasy adventure film tells how Peter Pan pays a visit to the children of the Darling family, and takes them to ‘Never Never Land’ where there is an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook.
Spider is a psychological drama mystery film, which tells the story of a disturbed man suffering from schizophrenia. His memory slips back into his childhood where he believes that his father has killed his mother brutally and has replaced her with a prostitute.
Young friends Brenda and Yvonne reach London with aspirations of stardom, but lose their money to robbers, and then work hard for a living. Yvonne’s awfully sung single becomes a hit and as she turns a star, the two drift apart. Soon Brenda becomes a popular model while Yvonne’s fame fades. Realizing the futility of it all, they decide to return home.
When Sylvia’s husband leaves her for younger woman, her friends Jocelyn and Bernadette, with Sylvia’s daughter Allegra, sci-fi fan Grigg, and French teacher Prudie, form a Jane Austen book club, to read and discuss one novel every month. As they delve deep in Austen’s classics, they find their life-courses interwoven with the narratives, which often offered wisdom and interpretations for their own trajectories.
The daily routine of the staff and nurses in a run-down London hospital has become a pain in the neck for the ward patients.
Originally titled Viva la muerte... tua!, the film follows a con artist, who learns about a village where a treasure is hidden. He then seeks out a death row Mexican bandit, who knows about the precise location. Their job becomes easy when an Irish journalist bribes to have an already dead Mexican revolutionary escape the prison and the bandit is chosen to take his place.
This sex comedy anthology film consists of four different stories, directed by four different directors. Each story revolves around a different man in a different country chasing his love interest.
After winning a game show contest, a newly married couple, Jeb and Myrtle, travel to New Orleans where the husband wants to reclaim an ancestral mansion from his half-brother.
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?
Miss Pool’s life turns upside down after gangsters take over her school to convert it into a betting parlor. To take revenge, she decides to kidnap the son of the gang’s leader by posing as a nanny.
The Next Best Thing is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Abbie and Robert, who are best friends. Although they are quite close and has a lot in common, the fact that Robert is gay prevents them from being a couple. However, after too many drinks, they end up having sex, which results in Abbie getting pregnant.
The movie is based on former Dutch call girl and madam Xaviera Hollander’s biography. Unsatisfied with her life as a translator in the Dutch embassy in New York, she soon realizes her love for sex and money and becomes a prostitute. She becomes the most successful madam in New York in spite of corrupt policemen.
Eliza is a kid who possesses extraordinary powers to communicate with animals. She has a sister Debbie, and although she doesn’t get along with her, when Debbie is in danger, their relationship is tested when it seems that Eliza might have to give up her power for good.
Lynn Redgrave Awards
|Gods and Monsters||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||1999|
|Georgy Girl||Best Actress - Comedy or Musical||1967|