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Joanne Whalley


Reilly Ace Of Spies (TV Mini-series)Reilly Ace Of Spies (TV Mini-series) (1983) Recommended
Dir. Martin Campbell, Jim Goddard
Feat. Sam Neill, Peter Egan, Ian Charleson
Quintessential 1980s mini–series follows the adventures of a real life British superspy Sidney Reilly in the turbulent Russia, Europe and Asia…
No SurrenderNo Surrender (1985)
Dir. Peter Smith
Feat. Bernard Hill, Michael Angelis, Joanne Whalley
Black comedy has the unfortunate Angelis getting himself into some hot water when he takes over the managment of a seedy London club. From the pen of…
Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-series)Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-series) (1986) Recommended
Dir. Martin Campbell
Feat. Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Joanne Whalley
Multi award–winning suspense drama journeys into the secret, high–stakes world of the nuclear state. This is television at its most…
Singing Detective, The (TV Series)Singing Detective, The (TV Series) (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. Jon Amiel
Feat. Michael Gambon, Joanne Whalley, Patrick Malahide
Ground–breaking fantasy–drama from the unique genius of Dennis Potter. Michael Gambon is brilliant as a bed–ridden, frustrated…
WillowWillow (1988) Recommended
Dir. Ron Howard
Feat. Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis
Val Kilmer and Joanne Whalley–Kilmer employ swords against sorcery to protect a young baby from the powers of evil. A…
ScandalScandal (1989)
Dir. Michael Caton-Jones
Feat. John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda
Polished dramatisation of events that led to the downfall of politician John Profumo, who engaged in an liaison with a controversial call–girl.
Kill Me AgainKill Me Again (1989) Recommended
Dir. John Dahl
Feat. Joanne Whalley, Michael Madsen, Val Kilmer
Joanne Whalley–Kilmer asks naive P.I. Val Kilmer to fake her death to throw short–fused Michael Madsen off her trail. Plot nicely twists…
A TV DanteA TV Dante (The Inferno Cantos I - VIII) (1989)
Dir. Peter Greenaway
Feat. John Gielgud, Bob Peck, Joanne Whalley
Striking recitation by Gielgud and company of the first eight cantos. Greenaway superimposes some truly potent images over a series of talking heads.…
Big Man, TheBig Man, The (1990)
Dir. David Leland
Feat. Liam Neeson, Billy Connolly, Joanne Whalley
An intense morality tale set in the heart of Scotland, ill–fortuned family man Liam Neeson risks life and limb to compete in a…
Shattered (1991)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi
Tom Berenger plays an amnesia victim perturbed with the fragments of his former life and the suspicious antics of his friends. An innocent victim or…
StoryvilleStoryville (1991)
Dir. Mark Frost
Feat. James Spader, Joanne Whalley, Jason Robards Jr.
The directing debut from TWIN PEAKS' co–creator. Upstart political candidate James Spader becomes involved in illicit activity. A gumbo of red…
Trial by JuryTrial by Jury (1994)
Dir. Heywood Gould
Feat. Armand Assante, Joanne Whalley, Gabriel Byrne
A ruthless mob boss (Armand Assante) on trial for multiple murders employs strong–arm tactics to 'influence' mother–of–two…
Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)Scarlett (TV Mini-Series) (1994)
Dir. John Erman
Feat. Timothy Dalton, Joanne Whalley, Stephen Collins
The epic miniseries sequel to GONE WITH THE WIND has Scarlett, Rhett go from tragedy to triumph in an action packed saga of international scope…
Man Who Knew Too Little, TheMan Who Knew Too Little, The (1997)
Dir. Jon Amiel
Feat. Bill Murray, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley
Contrived spy comedy, in which a bumbling Bill Murray accidently inducts himself into various high level intrigues. Though nothing special, this…
Before You GoBefore You Go (2001)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Julie Walters, Tom Wilkinson, Joanne Whalley
A lightly melancholic comedy, in which three sisters settle scores at their mother’s funeral. The talents of the sparky threesome –…
Virgin Queen, The (TV Mini-Series) Virgin Queen, The (TV Mini-Series) (2005)
Dir. Coky Giedroyc
Feat. Anne-Marie Duff, Joanne Whalley, Dexter Fletcher
Imprecise yet compelling mini–series portraying the life and loves of the infamously independent Queen Elizabeth I – from her fearful…
44 Inch Chest44 Inch Chest (2009)
Dir. Malcolm Venville
Feat. Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt
Dark comedy with a cuckolded Ray Winstone rounding up his heavy mates and seeking vengeance on his wife's lover.
Borgias, The (TV Series)Borgias, The (TV Series) (2011)
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Fran├žois Arnaud, Holliday Grainger
Sumptuous chronicling of the notorious Borgia family and their rise to the pinnacle of the Roman Catholic Church. Created by Neil Jordan.
TwixtTwixt (2011)
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning, Bruce Dern
Silly, though intermittently stylish late Francis Ford Coppola piece, with Val Kilmer as an alcoholic horror novelist who is visited by a young ghost…

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