Thursday, July 19, 2018

Tag: Kristin Scott Thomas

Party, The (2017)

Title: The Party
Rating: R
Directed by: Sally Potter
Written by: Sally Potter, and Walter Donohue
Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall
Release Date: 2/16/2018
Running Time: 71 minutes

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In Sally Potter’s new dark comedy THE PARTY, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill (Timothy Spall), seems preoccupied. Janet’s acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Party, The (2017)

Title: The Party
Rating: NR
Directed by: Sally Potter
Written by: Sally Potter
Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall
Release Date: 2/16/2018
Running Time: 71 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet – the crowning achievement of her political career. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) plan to celebrate this with a few close friends. As the guests arrive at their home in London the party takes an unexpected turn when Bill suddenly makes some explosive revelations that take everyone present by surprise. Love, friendships and political convictions are soon called into question in this hilarious comedy of tragic proportions.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Darkest Hour (2017)

Title: Darkest Hour
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Joe Wright
Written by: Anthony McCarten
Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn
Release Date: 11/22/2017
Running Time: 125 minutes

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During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman). While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: At the end of the credits we hear Big Ben strike twice.


Suite Française (2014)

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Title: Suite Française
Rating: NR
Director: Saul Dibb
Writer: Matt Charman and Saul Dibb
Based on the novel by: Irène Némirovsky
Stars: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas and Margot Robbie
Release Date: 2015
Running Time: 107 minutes

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During the early years of German occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier, a French villager and Bruno von Falk, a German soldier.


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Memoriam: In Memory of Denise Epstein-Dauplé 1929 – 2013

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission


Before the Winter Chill (2013)

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Title: Before the Winter Chill (aka. Avant l’hiver)
Rating: NR
Director: Philippe Claudel
Writer: Philippe Claudel
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas and Leïla Bekhti
Release Date: 11/27/2013
Running Time: 103 minutes

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Lucie presumes that her husband Paul – an older neurosurgeon – has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission


My Old Lady (2014)*

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TITLE: My Old Lady

RELEASE DATE: 9/10/2014

RATING: PG-13

An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident.

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During Credits? Yes

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Dedication: Dedicated to the memory of Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, Claude Roy, Pierre Franck,
Pierre Vaneck, Maria Jolas, Loleh Bellon, Nicole and Jean Anouilh, George Whitman,
Hazel and Julius Horovitz.

Invisible Woman, The (2013)

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TITLE: The Invisible Woman

RELEASE DATE: 12/25/2013

RATING: R

At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

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During Credits? No

After Credits? No

NOTE: In Memoriam Michael “Mick” Harris.


Only God Forgives (2013)*

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TITLE: Only God Forgives

RELEASE DATE: 7/19/2013

RATING: R

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok’s criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother’s recent death.

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During Credits? Yes

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After Credits? No

NOTE: For Alejandro Jodorowsky.

Special thanks to Tom for this submission


In the House (2012)?

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TITLE: In the House

RELEASE DATE: 10/10/2012

RATING: R

A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher.

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Woman in the Fifth, The (2011)

TITLE: The Woman in the Fifth

RELEASE DATE: 6/15/2012

RATING: R

A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Lights, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.

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