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Shirley Henderson

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Clarissa (Mini-series)Clarissa (Mini-series) (1991)
Dir. Robert Bierman
Feat. Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham, Shirley Henderson
Based on the colossal Samuel Richardson novel this series set in the 18th century reveals the trials of a young heiress in line for an arranged…
Advocates, TheAdvocates, The (1997)
Feat. Ewan Stewart, Isla Blair, Rachel Weisz
Obscure Scottish legal drama contrasting high powered lawyers with the sleazy underbelly of Edinburgh's streets, and the inevitable merging of the…
Topsy-TurvyTopsy-Turvy (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mike Leigh
Feat. Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Allan Corduner
Rewarding biopic of Gilbert & Sullivan's ('HMS Pinafore', 'Pirates of Penzance') creative partnership that yields not so much drama as fascinating,…
WonderlandWonderland (2000) Recommended
Dir. Michael Winterbottom
Feat. Shirley Henderson, Ian Hart, Gina McKee
A sobering view of contemporary London life as three sisters, friends and relatives struggle to connect in a stressful urban world. Plot mechanics…
The Way We Live NowThe Way We Live Now (2001)
Dir. David Yates
Feat. David Suchet, Matthew MacFadyen, Shirley Henderson
The rise and fall of a Jewish financer is laid bare by the masterful pen of Anthony Trollope. David Suchet broadly, if unlikeably encompasses the…
24 Hour Party People24 Hour Party People (2002) Recommended
Dir. Michael Winterbottom
Feat. Steve Coogan, Andy Serkis, Paddy Considine
A serio–comic music industry biopic about one Tony Wilson, founder of the legendary Factory record label and the Hacienda Club, that provides a…
Once Upon a Time in the MidlandsOnce Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Dir. Shane Meadows
Feat. Robert Carlyle, Kathy Burke, Ricky Tomlinson
The bittersweet dramatics of dir. Meadows (ROOM FOR ROMEO BRASS) get a fresh telling in this Nottingham drama, with the added spin of some ironic…
HypnoticHypnotic (Doctor Sleep) (2002)
Dir. Nick Willing
Feat. Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson
The smouldering Visnjic (THE DEEP END) plays a hypnotherapist who has the gift of receiving startling visualisations from the minds of his…
Villa Des RosesVilla Des Roses (2002) Recommended
Dir. Frank Van Passel
Feat. Julie Delpy, Shirley Henderson, Timothy West
A visually stylish excursion to Paris on the eve of WWI, in a shabby boarding house run by an English couple (Henderson and West) into which a new…
Wilbur Wants to Kill HimselfWilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2003)
Dir. Lone Scherfig
Feat. Adrian Rawlins, Shirley Henderson
'Dogme' film by way of Scotland, that surveys the doings of four childlike adults, achieving a curious dual tone of whimsical drama and gallows…

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