On the Greek isle of Crete, Basil (Alan Bates), a shy inhibited writer from England is befriended by Zorba (Anthony Quinn) a boisterous peasant with an astonishing love for life. When Zorba agrees to work at Basil's abandoned mine, it is the beginning of a lesson for the young man as he gradually moves from an observer of the world to a participant. This acclaimed classic co-stars Irene Paps and Lila Kedrova in an Oscar winning performance.
A reluctant marriage between a young man and his pregnant girl friend results in mutual dissatisfaction. Schlesinger's directorial debut!
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities
This BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Thomas Hardy stars Alan Bates (Gosford Park) as Michael Henchard. On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffers agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has becomes a respected and prosperous man, his wife returns to find him. Henchard's attempt to right the long-ago wrong sets in motion a series of events that spells his destruction. Dramatized by Dennis Potter, creator of The Singing Detective, the six-hour miniseries also stars Anna Massey (The Pallisers), Anne Stallybrass (The Six Wives of Henry VIII), Janet Maw (The Barchester Chronicles) and Jack Galloway (Inspector Maigret).
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An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious Judge, a scrupulous Colonel and two mysterious hit men in this compelling, shocking thriller based on true events.
Veteran actor and two-time Oscar® winner Michael Caine stars with Tilda Swinton and Jeremy Northam in THE STATEMENT, a shocking and provoking thriller that delves into a fascinating chapter in modern events! An ambitious Judge (Swinton) and an exacting Colonel (Jeremy Northam) re-open the sixty-year-old case of Pierre Brossard (Michael Caine), an escaped Nazi collaborator accused of murdering seven Jews. Now an old man living a sheltered life within the Catholic Church, Brossard is also being trailed by mysterious hit men, determined to kill him before he's arrested. When the Church shuts out Brossard to protect their dirty secret, it's a race against time, the government, and the hit men to discover whether justice will prevail or revenge will be served!
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