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Tag: Stephen Frears

Lost King, The (2022)

Title: The Lost King
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Written by: Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
Based on the book by: Philippa Langley
Starring: Sally Hawkins, Steve Coogan, Harry Lloyd, and Mark Addy
Release Date: 3/24/2023
Running Time: 108 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

In this inspiring true story, amateur historian Philippa Langley believes she has made the archeological find of the century: the lost burial site of King Richard III. She takes on Britain’s most eminent historians, forcing them to rethink the legacy of one of the most controversial rulers in English history.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank, Tony, and Judith for this submission


Victoria and Abdul (2017)

Title: Victoria and Abdul
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Written by: Lee Hall
Based on the book by: Shrabani Basu
Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, and Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: 9/22/2017
Running Time: 112 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of
Tim Pigott-Smith
Alan MacDonald


Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)*

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Title: Florence Foster Jenkins
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Written by: Nicholas Martin
Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson and Nina Arianda
Release Date: 8/12/2016
Running Time: 110 minutes

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Set in 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite (Meryl Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her “husband” and manager, St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant), an aristocratic English actor, was determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall, St. Clair knew he faced his greatest challenge.


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Program, The (2015)

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Title: The Program
Rating: R
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Written by: John Hodge
Based on the book by: David Walsh
Starring: Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd and Guillaume Canet
Release Date: 3/18/2016
Running Time: 103 minutes

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The untold story of one man’s thirteen-year crusade to find the truth behind one of the greatest cons in history. A journalist with The Sunday Times and author of the book the film was based on ‘Seven Deadly Sins’, David Walsh undertook what has become one of the great pieces of investigative journalism by uncovering the truth about Lance Armstrong. Feted as a hero and adored by millions of people, how did Walsh bring down one of the most powerful icons in the world?


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

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Philomena (2013)*

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TITLE: Philomena

RELEASE DATE: 11/27/2013

RATING: PG-13

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

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