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Saskia Reeves: List of Movies, Films and TV Shows
The Child In Time | DVD | (30/10/2017)
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Academy AwardÂ® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game, Sherlock) stars alongside Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire, Trainspotting), Stephen Campbell Moore (The History Boys, The Go-Between) and Saskia Reeves (Luther, Shetland) in Stephen Butchard's adaptation of Ian McEwan's award-winning novel, THE CHILD IN TIME. Set two years after his daughter went missing, THE CHILD IN TIME follows Stephen Lewis (Benedict Cumberbatch), a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie (Kelly Macdonald) has left him, and his best friends Charles (Stephen Campbell-Moore) and Thelma (Saskia Reeves) have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores the dark territory of a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance. THE CHILD IN TIME is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.
Island At War | DVD | (04/04/2016)
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Philip Glenister, Saksia Reeves, James Wilby, Clare Holman and Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt feature among an outstanding cast in this exceptional six-part drama set in the Channel Islands during World War II. Written by Stephen Mallatratt best known for his iconic staging of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black Island at War is set on the fictional St. Gregory but based on real events from the 1940s, and explores the moral conflict and hardship that became part of everyday life for the Islanders under occupation. The German invasion begins brutally with a bombing raid that kills many islanders before troops move in to occupy the towns and villages. Determined to maintain control, Oberst Baron von Rheingarten makes it clear to the islanders that all freedoms are restricted; a curfew is imposed, transport is limited to cycling, homes are requisitioned and Jews are forced to attempt to escape or conceal their identity. The islanders struggle to decipher right and wrong in this strange situation where both friend and foe must live side by side at times, quite literally...
Close My Eyes | DVD | (27/07/2009)
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Stephen Poliakoff's film about a brother and sister raised separately who finally meet again. She is married to a man of ostentatious wealth; whilst her brother has a job monitoring developments in London's Docklands. In the overheated moneyed climate of the financially-centred late 1980s the two begin a forbidden incestuous affair.
Frank Herbert's Dune--TV series | DVD | (26/11/2001)
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Frank Herbert's Dune is a three-part, four-and-a-half-hour television adaptation of the author's bestselling science fiction novel, telling a more complete version of the Dune saga than David Lynch's 1984 cinema film. The novel is a massive political space-opera so filled with characters, cultures, intrigues and battles that even a production twice this length would have trouble fitting everything in. While television is good at setting a scene, it loses the novel's capacity to explain how the future works, and as with Lynch's film, Frank Herbert's Dune focuses on Paul Atreides, the young noble betrayed who becomes a rebel leader--an archetypal story reworked everywhere from Star Wars (1977) to Gladiator (2000). Top-billed William Hurt is only in the first of the three 90-minute episodes, and while he gives a commanding performance, carrying the show falls to the less charismatic Alec Newman. This version is at its strongest in the ravishing Renaissance-inspired production and costume design and gorgeous lighting of Vittorio Storaro (The Last Emperor). The TV budget special effects range from awful painted backdrops to excellent CGI spaceships and sandworms. The performances are variable, from the theatrical camp of Ian McNeice as Baron Harkonnen to the subtlety of Julie Cox's Princess Iruelan. John Harrison's direction is less visionary than Lynch's, but he tells the story more coherently and ultimately the tale's the thing. --Gary S. Dalkin
President Under Siege | DVD | (07/08/2017)
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The Belgian prime minister is kidnapped. If he wants to be released, he must murder the American president.
Island at War | DVD | (10/09/2007)
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Island at War is set in Saint Gregory a fictitious island in the Channel Islands during the Second World War. It tells the harrowing story of how three families are affected by the German occupation and how they managed to live and work alongside the enemy for five years. The three families are; the Dorrs whose son is at war but unexpectedly returns the Mahys shopkeepers recovering from both the loss of the head of their family Mr Mahy and their shop. The third family is the simple fishing famly called the Jonases who are very tight-knit and endeavour to make the best of a bad situation. Heart-stopping suspense and an unexpected romance unfold in an atmosphere steeped in the ambiguity and senselessness of war.
I.D. | DVD | (02/02/2009)
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Intense, ferocious and deeply unsettling, I.D. is an excellent examination of Britain's unsavoury contribution to global culture: football hooliganism. Whereas Alan Clarke's The Firm showed the violence that lurked behind a seemingly normal façade, I.D. posits football hooliganism as a feral temptation. Dedicated, ambitious undercover policeman John (Reece Dinsdale) becomes seduced by the violence of an East London gang, ultimately becoming lost from his regular life with his wife (Clare Skinner). Dinsdale delivers a measured performance that sees him spiral from committed, right-minded policeman to shaven-headed, Nazi-saluting monster, revelling in the violent impulses he embraces with glee and, alarmingly, becoming a hero amongst those he is infiltrating. Warren Clarke is absolutely monstrous as the leader of the hooligan gang, a paragon of bigoted hatred and the embodiment of John's future. Often unnervingly realistic, director Phil Davis is adept at creating riotous mob scenes that chillingly accentuate the world into which John is drawn. It could be said that I.D.'s premise is too thin, and that hooliganism is not addressed in an effective manner, but it is without doubt a chilling character study of the temptation of violence and the horrific influences that lurk in the heart of society. --Danny Graydon
From There to Here | DVD | (09/06/2014)
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According to Daniel Cotton (Philip Glenister) there are three battles that shape our lives: nature versus nurture; free will versus destiny; and City versus United. Saturday 15th June 1996 an ordinary day in Manchester. England is preparing to play Scotland in the Euros. Daniel has brought together his adoptive brother Robbo (Steven Mackintosh) and father Samuel (Bernard Hill) in the hope of healing a family rift when they are caught up in a massive terrorist attack and from this moment Daniel's life changes forever. In helping Joanne (Liz White) escape the debris Daniel realises he wants to be someone else someone more exciting... The trigger for major changes in Daniel's life and the reinvention of Manchester City Centre the bomb does much more than cause devastation. Spanning four years From There to Here brings to life a family a city and an era in a way that no one who watches it will ever forget.
Close My Eyes | DVD | (14/06/2004)
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Two siblings raised by different parents reunite as adults only to discover a deep passion for one another. Over a hot summer in London things have changed since they last met and Natalie the older sister is married to a hugely wealthy man and languishing in the home countries whilst Richard is seeking escape from the anxieties and pressure of working life. Overwhelmed by their love they struggle to overcome their addiction not wishing to hurt those around them and yet seemingly unable to part.
The Tesseract | DVD | (21/02/2005)
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Based on the novel by Alex Garland 'The Tesseract' is a film that uses shifting perspectives time loops and plenty of flair to draw you into it's intense world. In the underbelly of Bangkok's gangland four strangers lives are about to change forever. As fate spins its web the destinies of a desparate drug dealer a young runaway a beautiful assassin and an English Psychologist collide. But how will their fates connect?
Butterfly Kiss | DVD | (13/06/2016)
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A Line In The Sand | DVD | (15/01/2007)
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The War On Terrorism Is Being Fought At Close Range
I.D. | DVD | (27/12/2017)
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Crime drama directed by Philip Davis. Policeman John (Reece Dinsdale) is assigned with his superior, Trevor (Richard Graham), to a secret four-man squad set up to bust a violent football firm. The gang seem to be responsible for much of South London's violent crime, as well as regular crowd trouble at Shadwell Town football club. Not long after becoming fully integrated into the group, John gives Trevor cause for concern as his darker side is gradually unleashed, drawn in by the buzz of football hooliganism.
Butterfly Kiss | DVD | (07/09/2009)
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Green Street/I.D. | DVD | (26/12/2006)
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Green Street (Dir. Lexi Alexander 2005): Stand your ground. Expelled unfairly from Harvard Matt Buckner (Elijah Wood) flees to England to his sister (Claire Forlani). Once there he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law Pete Dunham (Charlie Hunnam) and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of his street and often violent world. Green Street is a story of loyalty trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge. I.D. (Dir. Philip Davis 1995): When you go undercover remember one thing: who you are. In an effort to halt the escalating violence of fanatical football supporters four young policemen are sent undercover. One of these John (Reece Dinsdale) soon finds his own personality changing and feels a sense of belonging he never felt on the force...
I.D. | DVD | (16/08/2010)
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When you go undercover remember one thing: who you are. In an effort to halt the escalating violence of fanatical football supporters four young policemen are sent undercover. One of these John (Reece Dinsdale) soon finds his own personality changing and feels a sense of belonging he never felt on the force...