English audiences stayed away in droves but the U.S. embraced the film and Hollywood took notice of Clive, who was virtually unknown outside of England. After his notorious three months in Pucklechurch prison for credit card fraud, he attended Queens College, Cambridge in 1979, finishing with a 2:1 in English in 1981/2. His biggest film break, however, was in Mike Hodges' Croupier (1998), as a struggling writer-turned-casino employee who gets in over his head with a femme fatale scam artist. With Gosford Park I read of tedium, familiar territory, tiresomeness, boredom. Throughout the 1980s, Fry did a huge amount of television and radio work, as well as writing for newspapers (e.g. This was a film, not a movie. Upcoming is his portrayal of Sir Walter Raleigh opposite Cate Blanchett's Elizabeth I in the film Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). Michael Frayn's "Look Look" and Gray's "Cell Mates" were less successful for both Fry and their playwrights, the latter not helped by his walking out of the play after only a couple of weeks. [Laughs.] In Gosford Park (2002), Robert Altman brings his gift for big, sprawling dramas knit with a fine weave of characters and a massive cast up to the task of filling them up with lives to the Merchant Ivory idiom of the manners and manors of Britain’s upper crust of yesteryear, 1932 to be specific. Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Hrají: Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Jeremy Northam, Kristin Scott Thomas, Michael Gambon The police are baffled but the all-seeing, all-hearing servants know that almost everyone had a motive. Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. How often does the best film win the Academy Award for best picture? Altman achieves his dream of a truly organic form, in which everyone is connected to everyone else, and life circulates around a central group of ideas and emotions in bristling orbits. ", Spoiler alert: Fellowes offers a second revelation: The most spectacularly improbable event in Downton Abbey — the sudden death in flagrante delicto of a hunky, naked visitor to the manor, promptly covered up by proper ladies to save their reputation -- actually happened. Terms of Use | Naturally this only applied to the big, group scenes, where the scripted dialogue would flit around the room. | Ramsay In 10 - Duration: 13:54. Režisér nám detailně představuje každý takový pár a odhaluje jejich před okolním světem ukrývaná tajemství. Online na: Watch Gosford Park movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. One of the smartest films I have seen in a while. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Born in Coventry, in England's West Midlands county, on 3 October 1964, Owen is the fourth of five brothers.