Films Tagged "Biography"

The Motorcycle Diaries (15)

The Motorcycle Diaries is a fascinating, multi-layered film, both light and deeply serious. It is a rites of passage movie, a road movie, and one…

Dance with a Stranger (15)

The story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, and her involvement with David, an arrogant upper class young racing driver.…

The Sapphires (PG)

Hugely entertaining and loosely accurate history of an Aboriginal girl band set in the 1960’s. This soul band sparkles against glorious sunshine in Australia and…

Untouchable (15)

Our first film of the season is an honest and funny celebration of an unlikely friendship between a French aristocrat Philippe (played by François Cluzet)…

Renoir (12a)

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir, son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste, returns home to convalesce after being wounded…

Rush (15)

There is speed, thrills, tension and all the adrenalin that goes with it, but Ron Howard’s winning film is not just about Formula One racing.…

Julie and Julia (12a)

Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s challenge to cook all the recipes in Childs’s first…

The Invisible Woman (12A)

A sumptuous study of the underside of Victorian society, beautifully shot and superbly acted, detailing the effects on a young actress of an illicit affair…