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Pete Postlethwaite

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Distant Voices, Still LivesDistant Voices, Still Lives (1988) Recommended
Dir. Terence Davies
Feat. Lorraine Ashbourne, Jean Boht, Pete Postlethwaite
Dream–like autobiographical vignettes of the director's good and bad memories of growing up in wartime Liverpool. Little narrative structure,…
Last of the Mohicans, TheLast of the Mohicans, The (1992)
Dir. Michael Mann
Feat. Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Wes Studi
Update of James Fenimore Cooper's oft–filmed novel with Daniel Day–Lewis sporting the hero's loin–cloth.¬† Authentically recreates…
Waterland (1992)
Dir. Stephen Gyllenhaal
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Sinead Cusack, Lena Headey
Jeremy Irons plays a history teacher in America who recounts his own suppressed coming of age to his cynical students. Adapted from Graham Swift's…
Alien 3Alien 3 (1992)
Dir. David Fincher
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Pete Postlethwaite
Third entry suffers from its plagued production history, but still emerges as an enjoyable piece of hokum and Sigourney is as terrific as always.
In the Name of the FatherIn the Name of the Father (1993) Aro Favourite
Dir. Jim Sheridan
Feat. Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson
Daniel Day–Lewis gives a devastating performance in this powerhouse re–creation of the tragedy that beset Jerry Conlon, his family and…
Martin Chuzzlewit (Mini-series)Martin Chuzzlewit (Mini-series) (1994)
Dir. Pedr James
Feat. Keith Allen, Paul Scofield, John Mills
BAFTA–winning, Emmy–nominated BBC adaptation of the great Charles Dickens satire of American life, death and family fortunes, starring…
Suite 16 (1995)
Dir. Dominique Deruddere
Feat. Pete Postlethwaite, Antoine Camerling, Géraldine Pailhas
Lurid psycho–sexual drama in which a gigolo is hired by a rich cripple to bed women for his voyeuristic pleasure. Almost interesting, if it was…
Usual Suspects, TheUsual Suspects, The (1995) Recommended
Dir. Bryan Singer
Feat. Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Stephen Baldwin
Find out who 'Keyser Soze' is, or who you thought he was, in this utterly captivating, original caper movie that unfolds a series of flashbacks in…
When Saturday ComesWhen Saturday Comes (1996)
Dir. Maria Giese
Feat. Sean Bean, Emily Lloyd, Pete Postlethwaite
Sean Bean balances the prospect of football greatness with the consumption of much lager in a mining town of North England. It's…
DragonheartDragonheart (1996)
Dir. Rob Cohen
Feat. Sean Connery, Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis
Medieval fantasy hokum highlighted by Sean Connery in drag! Drag–on, that is – the large lizard of legend variety. The sublime CGI…

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