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Douglas Henshall: List of Movies, Films and TV Shows
In Plain Sight | DVD | (09/01/2017)
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This atmospheric drama based on a chilling true story sees a determined detective taunted by an arrogant serial killer as he fights to bring him to justice. The trial and execution of Peter Manuel in 1958 was a media sensation and attracted worldwide press attention. Never before had one man been tried simultaneously for eight murders. This gripping series dramatizes the real-life story of Detective William Muncie's dogged battle to prove Manuel's guilt and the killer's personal vendetta against the policeman on his trail. VAM: Behind The Scenes
Shetland: Series 3 | DVD | (07/03/2016)
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Award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves' bestselling detective series returns for a third season as DI Jimmy Perez faces a gripping new single mystery. When a young man disappears on the overnight ferry to Shetland, the team embark on a challenging case that leads them from the suspicious close-knit communities of the remote Shetland Islands to Perez's old stomping grounds in Glasgow. As they start to unpick this increasingly complex conspiracy, Perez is aided by, and becomes romantically involved with, enigmatic police official Asha. But he is unprepared for the ruthlessness of his adversaries, who are willing to take an appalling step to protect their interests: one that will have a devastating effect on them all.
Shetland: Series 1-3 | DVD | (07/03/2016)
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London, 1928. Nine years have passed and Harry Selfridge is at the pinnacle of his wealth and celebrity and enjoying the frenzy of the roaring 20s.
Collision | DVD | (16/11/2009)
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Collision tells the story of a major road accident and a group of people who have never met but who all share one single defining moment that will change their lives. Amid the tangle of twisted metal and emotional turmoil wrought by the tragedy of a crash of this scale are the stories of the victims and the impact of the accident on their families friends and colleagues. As the terrible task of investigating the cause of the carnage begins a series of revelations emerge: from Government cover-ups and smuggling to disturbing secrets and murder. Douglas Henshall (Primeval French Film) and Kate Ashfield (The Children The Diary of Anne Frank) play the senior police officers in charge of the investigations whose complicated personal lives threaten to collide with the grim job they face. Paul McGann (True Dare Kiss Withnail and I) stars as millionaire property dealer Richard Reeves. Dean Lennox Kelly (Shameless The Invisibles) and his brother Craig Kelly (Hotel Babylon Queer as Folk) team up for the first time to play brothers Danny and Jeffrey Rampton whose business dealings are about to be exposed as a result of the crash. Zoe Telford (The Palace Marple: The Sittaford Mystery) is Jeffrey's wife Sandra. Claire Rushbrook (Mutual Friends Whitechapel) plays Karen Donnelly who survives the crash but has a secret which puts her life in jeopardy again. Phil Davis (Bleak House Whitechapel) plays Brian Edwards who escapes the carnage which kills his mother in law. His wife Christine played by Jan Francis (U Be Dead New Tricks) is devastated by the death of her mother and confused by her husband's reaction to the police questions. David Bamber (Rome Daniel Deronda) plays Sidney Norris a piano teacher whose guilty secrets are uncovered in the investigations.
Shetland - Series 1 | DVD | (21/04/2014)
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Created from the novels by award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves (Vera) Shetland follows Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez (Douglas Henshall) and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community.&nbsp; In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment the team have to rely on a uniquely resourceful style of policing. Set against a hauntingly beautiful landscape Shetland is based on the best selling books Red Bones Raven Black Dead Water and Blue Lightning.
The Eagle | DVD | (18/07/2011)
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Epic filmmaking has fallen out of favour, but The Eagle fights hard to bring it back. Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) chose to lead a Roman garrison in occupied Britain because that's where his father lost a military standard--a metal eagle, representing the glory of imperial Rome--on an expedition into the northern wilds. To reclaim his family honor, Aquila sets off into native territory to recover the eagle, with only a slave named Esca (Jamie Bell) to help him--but the more Aquila learns about Esca's history, the more he has reason to doubt his slave's loyalty. The Eagle starts with engaging momentum; this is a work of fiction, but there's an impressive commitment to the details of life, evoking the sights, sounds, and smells of a raw and brutal time. (Director Kevin Macdonald began as a documentarian, which no doubt contributes to his appreciation for grit and sweat.) Tatum is not the most versatile actor but he has enough solid charisma to anchor the movie; Bell's fluid emotional presence keeps their relationship dynamic. The movie loses steam in the last third, as the outcome is never really in doubt and the plot mechanics start to feel a bit rote. But for anyone with an interest in the era, or who simply enjoys a taste of blood and thunder, The Eagle has pleasures aplenty. --Bret Fetzer
The Peter McDougall Collection (5 Disc) | DVD | (29/10/2007)
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Peter McDougall has played a huge role in Scotland's television history. His controversial and gritty dramas written for the BBC spawned a whole new era in regional programming and have been a profound influence on many modern playwrights and actors. Three of these plays were screened in the 1970s as part of BBC's Play For Today series. Down Among The Big Boys is a more recent tale from the 90's Screen One series. Four timeless classic dramas in one great package. Just Another Saturday: Glasgow on the day of the Orange Walk Jon Morrison is the eager baton twirling parade leader gradually coming to terms with the violent truth behind the symbolic pageantry. The Elephant's Graveyard: Two men spend a day together talking their way through their mutual alienation from the world of employment but what does the future hold? Just A Boy's Game: Jake played by Frankie Miller lives forever in the shadow of his dying grandfather who was once the hardest man in the town. Despite their hatred of each other Jake tries to live up to the reputation that is his legacy. One day as Jake drinks fights and drifts his way through life a bleak realization dawns... Down Among The Big Boys: CID officer Louie Gibbons is about to marry Claire Donnelly daughter of Jo Jo. He believes that Claire's father is a businessman. However Jo Jo's latest business venture is to rob a local bank - and Louie is put in charge of the investigation.
Secrets of Crickley Hall | DVD | (03/12/2012)
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Joe Ahearne writes and directs this three-part TV adaptation of James Herbert's ghostly novel. A year after their young son Cabe goes missing without trace, Eve (Suranne Jones) and Gabe (Tom Ellis) Caleigh decide a change of scene would help, and set out with their daughters for what they hope will be the rustic delights of Crickley Hall. Shortly after arriving in the Devonshire village of Devil's Cleave, however, the family start to experience strange paranormal events, which somehow seem to...
Primeval Series 2 | DVD | (17/03/2008)
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Series two picks up where series one left off with Cutter having been deceived by his estranged wife Helen and the world as he knows it has changed but he and Helen are the only one's who know. Claudia Brown no longer exists in the world Nick has found himself. Can he convince his team that their actions have inadvertently altered the course of nature? But he has absolutely no idea what went wrong or how he can fix it...
Lipstick on Your Collar | DVD | (04/10/2010)
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Lipstick On Your Collar (2 Discs)
Black Work | DVD | (06/07/2015)
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Leeds police constable Jo Gillespie (Sheridan Smith) is devastated when her husband, undercover officer Ryan (Kenny Doughty), is killed in suspicious circumstances. As she battles to stay strong for the benefit of daughter Melly (Honor Kneafsey) and stepson Hal (Oliver Woollford), Jo is urged by her bosses, DCI Will Hepburn (Douglas Henshall) and Chief Constable Carolyn Jarecki (Geraldine James), to leave it to her fellow officers to find the killer. But when the murder enquiry starts to uncover some dangerous secrets about Ryan, Jo's faith in the police family of which she has been a part for so long is severely tested. No longer sure who to trust, Jo embarks on her own investigation with the help of friend and colleague Jack Clark (Matthew McNulty), but as they close in on the identity of Ryan's killer, Jo's hunt for the truth will put her own life in danger. Written by Matt Charman (Suite Francaise, Bridge of Spies) and directed by Michael Samuels (The Fear, Any Human Heart), Black Work is a powerful crime thriller that takes the audience into the murky depths of undercover police work and tells the story of a woman willing to risk everything to protect her family.
Orphans - DVD | DVD | (31/10/2011)
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The directorial debut from renowned Scottish actor Peter Mullan (The Magdalene Sisters, Neds), Orphans tells the story of four siblings, who gather for their mother's funeral in Glasgow and face individual torments over a single night. This grittily realistic and deeply moving black comedy/drama brings together the finest of Scottish talent and wowed audiences all over the world on its original release.This edition features the film in a new digital transfer, together with a selection of early Peter Mullan short films: Fridge (1995), Close (1993) and Good Day for the Bad Guys (1995). Extras include: Trailer Photo Gallery First reels Interview: Peter Mullan on Close
Iona | DVD | (27/06/2016)
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A young woman and her teenage son flee Glasgow seeking refuge from a violent crime. They travel overnight to her birthplace, the isle of Iona after which she is named, and attempt to live among the religious community she left behind. Iona's return exposes her tormented son Bull to a way of life she rejected when she left the island as a teenager. As Bull seeks forgiveness for what he's done and the fragile family she left behind try to cope with her return, Iona comes to terms with her loss of faith.
Primeval | DVD | (19/03/2007)
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When strange anomalies in time start to appear all over England Professor Cutter and his team have to help track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past.
Orphans | Blu Ray | (31/10/2011)
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The directorial debut from renowned Scottish actor Peter Mullan (The Magdalene Sisters, Neds), Orphans tells the story of four siblings, who gather for their mother's funeral in Glasgow and face individual torments over a single night. This grittily realistic and deeply moving black comedy/drama brings together the finest of Scottish talent and wowed audiences all over the world on its original release.This Blu-ray release features a brand new HD restoration of the film, together with a selection of early Peter Mullan short films: Fridge (1995), Close (1993) and Good Day for the Bad Guys (1995). Extras include: Trailer Photo Gallery First reels Interview: Peter Mullan on Close
Lawless Heart | DVD | (28/04/2003)
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Three intersecting stories about people whose lives are affected by the death of a gay restaurateur...
Orphans | DVD | (27/11/2000)
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Orphans is the poignant and often hilarious story of the night before four sibling bury their mother. Gathering at the family home they prepare for her funeral. Thomas the eldest son decides to spend the night in the chapel of rest Michael becomes involved in a pub brawl Sheila is left stranded in her wheelchair after leaving Thomas and John plans a revenge attack after hearing about Michael... Peter Mullan won a range of international film awards for his direction of a fil
Primeval - Series 3 | DVD | (01/06/2009)
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Still reeling from Stephen's death and with the depth of Helen's betrayal now revealed Nick Cutter must fight to re-focus his embattled team. Cutter's crew are joined by some new recruits in the form of maverick policeman Danny Quinn sparky Egyptologist Sarah Page and the new leader of the ARC's security forces Captain Becker. But as the anomalies continue to present an unrelenting series of threats the task in hand seems almost insurmountable. It's not just deadly creatures the team has to contend with they also face a threat to the future of not just the ARC but of mankind itself. Prepare for more explosive action as Primeval bares its newly sharpened teeth.
French Film | DVD | (07/02/2011)
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Hugh Bonnneville (Downton Abbey Notting Hill) Eric Cantona (Looking for Eric Elizabeth) Douglas Henshall (Primeval) and Anne-Marie Duff (Nowhere Boy) star in the hilarious British romantic-comedy from the writer of The Catherine Tate Show about true love and how to find it. Jed (Bonneville) and Cheryl have been together for ten years when Jed decides to propose... only for it to trigger doubts on the meaning of love and make his life more complicated than ever. French Film director Thierry Grimandi (Cantona) and best friends and seemingly perfect couple Sophie (Duff) and Marcus (Henshall) get caught up in Jed's new uncertain world and offer their own ways out. Will Jed discover that when it comes to love the French have all the answers...?
Angels And Insects | DVD | (22/09/2003)
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Angels and Insects--an ambitious costume drama--tells the tale of William Adamson (Mark Rylance), a buttoned-down Victorian explorer who returns to England penniless and dependent on the kindness of his sponsor, Sir Harald Alabaster (Jeremy Kemp). Adamson's intelligence and lower social standing endear him to the old man, but Sir Harald's son, Edgar, seems annoyed by his presence. Nevertheless, Adamson falls in love with Sir Harald's daughter, a shy sex kitten (Patsy Kensit), and offers to marry her. As the web of sexual politics, true love, and class struggles develop; the explorer begins an intriguing study of a nearby ant colony. With encouragement from a dirt-poor Alabaster cousin (Kristin Scott Thomas), Adamson begins to write about the insects, never realising the parallels with his own life. The film, too, is a puzzle for the audience to solve while savouring the beauty of flesh and outlandish, vibrant costumes. Rylance is a perfect hero to root for, with his impeccable manners and soothing Scottish tones. All in all it's another curious winner from filmmakers Philip and Belinda Haas (The Music of Chance). --Doug Thomas, Amazon.com