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John Shrapnel

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The Awakening (2011)

Duration 1h 42m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Norway: 15  Source of story An original screenplay Director Nick Murphy Writers/Script Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy Starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Shaun Dooley, John Shrapnel,  Joseph Mawie, Ratings IMDb: 6.4/10 by 66,415 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 62% by 74 reviewers. Review2view: 6.5/10. Elevator Pitch: In 1921, Florence Cathcart, … Continue reading

The Body (2001)

Duration 1h 49m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Spain: 13  Source of story A novel by Richard Ben Sapir Director Jonas McCord Writers/Script Jonas McCord Starring Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, Ian McNeice, Mohammad Bakri,  Ratings IMDb: 5.4/10 by 8936 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 13% by 15 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Duration 1h 54m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Switzerland: 12  Source of story Loosely based on the real events of the Elizabethan age. Director Shekhar Kapur Writers/Script William Nicholson, Michael Hirst Starring Jordi Molla, Cate Balnchett, Laurence Fox, John Shrapnel, Geoffrey Rush, Samantha Morton, Abbie Cornish, Rhys Ifans, Eddie Redmayne, Clive Owen, Tom Hollander, David … Continue reading

The Duchess (2008)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Spain: 7  Source of story A book “Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire” by Amanda Foreman Director Saul Dibb Writers/Script Jeffrey Hatcher, Anders Thomas Jensen, Saul Dibb Starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney, John Shrapnel, Michael Medwin, Ratings IMDb: 6.9 by 80,000 … Continue reading

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by maritime author and former US Naval officer Peter Huchthausen (died 2008) Writers/Script Christopher Kyle (story Louis Nowra) Additional Info A real former Russian submarine was used for the film, and at one point another submarine was actually required to … Continue reading

Troy (2004)

Duration 2h 43m (less on TV) Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on Homer’s works “The Illiad” and “The Odyssey” Writers/Script David Benioff Additional Info Terry Gilliam was said to have been offered the opportunity to direct but after reading five pages of the script turned it down. Director Wolfgang Petersen Starring Julian … Continue reading

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