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Peter Medak

Director, Actor

Day in the Death of Joe EggDay in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. Alan Bates, Janet Suzman
Rewarding black comedy stars Alan Bates and Janet Suzman as a couple with an autistic child whom they consider mercy–killing. Bizarre yet…
Ruling Class, TheRuling Class, The (1972) Recommended
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe
An eccentric comedy about English eccentricity, with schizophrenic aristocrat Peter O’Toole succeeding the Earlship of Gurney, and proceeding to…
Changeling, TheChangeling, The (1979) Recommended
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas
An impeccably crafted ghost story that demands to be taken seriously, not least because of the dignified casting of George C. Scott as a recently…
Zorro, The Gay BladeZorro, The Gay Blade (1981)
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. George Hamilton, Lauren Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro
George Hamilton stars as twin brothers. The dashing and dopey sons of Zorro himself. As they compete to inherit the famous mask and sword, the alpha…
Krays, TheKrays, The (1990)
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. Billie Whitelaw, Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp
Excellent biographical account of the rise and fall of London's notorious Kray twins, with Spandau Ballet's Kemp brothers doing an admirable job in…
Let Him Have ItLet Him Have It (1991) Recommended
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. Christopher Eccleston, Tom Courtenay, Eileen Atkins
Riveting re–creation of events pre–empting the tragic 1952 hanging of a simple teenager, whose only crime was to ambiguously utter “Let…
Romeo Is BleedingRomeo Is Bleeding (1994) Recommended
Dir. Peter Medak
Feat. Gary Oldman, Annabella Sciorra, Juliette Lewis
Petty corrupt cop Gary Oldman gets into all sorts of bother with the mob and his three women – Annabella Sciorra, Juliette Lewis and…

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