|Becoming Jane 2007 PG, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Julian Jarrold
Cast: Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell, Maggie Smith, Joe Anderson, Lucy Cohu, Laurence Fox, Ian Richardson, Anna Maxwell Martin, Leo Bill, Jessica Ashworth, Eleanor Methven, Michael James Ford
In Steventon, Hampshire, during 1795, 20-year-old Jane Austen's (Anne Hathaway) parents (James Cromwell and Julie Walters) are looking for a wealthy aristocrat for Jane to marry and have chosen Mr. Wisley (Laurence Fox). But, Jane is attracted to law student Tom Lefroy (James McAvoy) who has nothing to offer her financially. Now Tom and Jane must make the decision of whether or not to marry for love and risk alienating family and friends.
|The Boxer 1997 R, 112 min.|
Director: Jim Sheridan
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Brian Cox, Ken Stott, Gerard McSorley, Eleanor Methven, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Kenneth Cranham, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan, Michael James Ford, Ian McElhinney, Maria McDermottroe, Kirsten Sheridan, Veronica Duffy
Upon his release after a 14-year imprisonment for IRA activities, Danny Flynn (Daniel Day-Lewis) enters a changed community–including that of Protestant vs. Catholic AND his former love, Maggie (Emily Watson), who is now a married woman. Danny seeks to revive a local boxing club through which he works with both Catholic and Protestant youth while the town gossips about Danny and Maggie.
|Kidnapped 1995 TV, 185 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Ivan Passer
Cast: Armand Assante, Brian McCardie, Patrick Malahide, Gerry O'Brien, Michael Kitchen, Brian Blessed, Adam Blackwood, Brian McGrath, Des Braiden, Antoine Byrne, Catherine Byrne, Alan Stanford, Michael James Ford, Dave Duffy, Luke Hayden
This is an excellent rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of the adventures of David Balfour (Brian McCardie) and his friend Alan Breck (Armand Assante). David tries to regain his Scottish nobleman birthright in late 18th-century England.
|Widows' Peak 1994 PG, 101 min.|
Director: John Irvin
Cast: Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent, Gerard McSorley, Michael James Ford, Britta Smith, Ingrid Craigie, Eileen Colgan
This film is set in Kilshannon, Ireland, during 1926. Edwina Broome (Natasha Richardson) arrives on the scene and moves into a home on Widows' Peak. Trouble begins when she meets Miss O'Hare (Mia Farrow), and their worlds collide. Joan Plowright plays Mrs. Doyle-Counihan, the unofficial social leader of Widows' Peak.
|1. Becoming Jane (2007)|
2. The Boxer (1997)
3. Kidnapped (1995)
4. Widows' Peak (1994)
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