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Fortunes of War (TV Mini-series)Fortunes of War (TV Mini-series) (1987)
Dir. James Cellan Jones
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Alan Bennett
An under–appreciated historical epic focused on the personal experience of war, starring then–English glamour couple Kenneth Branagh and…
Tutti Frutti (TV Series)Tutti Frutti (TV Series) (1987) Recommended
Feat. Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, Richard Wilson
This beautifully sardonic Scottish miniseries launched the careers of it's lead actors, offering a brilliant satire of the music industry and a deft…
Tall Guy, TheTall Guy, The (1989)
Dir. Mel Smith
Feat. Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson
Jeff Goldblum plays an American actor in England who faces successive crises with obnoxious employer Rowan Atkinson and love interest Emma Thompson.
Look Back in AngerLook Back in Anger (1989)
Dir. Judi Dench
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Siobhan Redmond
TV production of John Osborne's influential play from the 50's, directed by Judi Dench. Kenneth Branagh plays the educated but disaffected "angry…
ImpromptuImpromptu (1990) Aro Favourite
Dir. James Lapine
Feat. Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin
Splendid frolic with Chopin, Liszt, Delacroix, George Sand and friends gathered at a French country villa. Hilarious and moving, Judy Davis leads a…
Dead AgainDead Again (1991)
Dir. Kenneth Branagh
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson
Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson go Stateside for this askewed whodunnit about a P.I. who is hired to help an amnesia victim, seemingly haunted by…
Howards EndHowards End (1992) Recommended
Dir. James Ivory
Feat. Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter
Merchant/Ivory's E.M. Forster adaptation is so exquisite it pales their previous efforts. Forster's usual themes of class injustice and emotional…
Peter's FriendsPeter's Friends (1992)
Dir. Kenneth Branagh
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
British stiff–upper–lip spin on the BIG CHILL with Kenneth Brannagh and friends. They come across as something of a lacklustre lot,…
In the Name of the FatherIn the Name of the Father (1993) Aro Favourite
Dir. Jim Sheridan
Feat. Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson
Daniel Day–Lewis gives a devastating performance in this powerhouse re–creation of the tragedy that beset Jerry Conlon, his family and…
Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing (1993) Recommended
Dir. Kenneth Branagh
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves
Kenneth Branagh plunders the Bard again and pulls off a rare breed of romantic escapism. Here he somehow modifies the traditional text for an…

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