Television Actress

Jodhi May

  • May 08, 1975 (age 45)
  • 5' 8" (1.73 m)
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2019
The Witcher
TV ShowDec 20, 2019

The Witcher

The Witcher is an American fantasy drama series produced by …
The Witcher is an American fantasy drama series produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. Set on a fictional, medieval-inspired landmass known as "the Continent", The Witcher explores the legend of Geralt of Rivia and princess Ciri, who are linked by destiny to each other. It stars Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan. The show initially follows the three main protagonists at different points of time, exploring formative events that shaped their characters, before eventually merging into a single timeline.
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Gentleman Jack
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TV ShowApr 22, 2019

Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack is a historical drama television series …
Gentleman Jack is a historical drama television series created by Sally Wainwright. Set in the year 1832 in Yorkshire, it stars Suranne Jones as landowner and industrialist Anne Lister. The series is based on the collected diaries of Lister, which contain over four million words and are written largely in secret code, documenting a lifetime of lesbian relationships.
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The Warrior Queen of Jhansi
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MovieMar 10, 2019

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi …
The Warrior Queen of Jhansi tells the story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857. From Queen Elizabeth to Queen Victoria, two-and-a half-centuries of East India Company rule will be reversed by its attempt to crush India's Warrior Queen. Lakshmibai is known as one of the most prominent figures within the independence movement of India. The passion to free her province from colonial rule led this young woman to become one of the greatest generals of the Indian army and to go down in history for her bravery, strategic acumen, and as a force to reckon with by the East India Company and the British Raj. The Warrior Queen of Jhansi is the story of the woman who lived, fought and died for the freedom of her people.
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2018
Scarborough
MovieOct 13, 2018

Scarborough

Two couples check into a run-down hotel on the sea-front in …
Two couples check into a run-down hotel on the sea-front in Scarborough. Two of the people involved are "barely sixteen" and the other two are their teachers. The dynamics of the teacher/pupil relationship is put to the test over two weekends in Scarborough. Whilst it seems that the couples are aware of each other's presence, they do not interact with each other.
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Down a Dark Hall
MovieAug 1, 2018

Down a Dark Hall

Down a Dark Hall is an American-Spanish supernatural horror …
Down a Dark Hall is an American-Spanish supernatural horror film directed by Rodrigo Cortés and written by Chris Sparling and Michael Goldbach. It is based on the novel of the same name by Lois Duncan.
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2017
Let Me Go
MovieMay 4, 2017

Let Me Go

Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about …
Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life of being abandoned by her mother, Traudi in 1941 when she was just four years old. The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations and how Beth, Helga's daughter and Emily her granddaughter are confronted with the long-term effects of Traudi's leaving. When Helga receives a letter telling her that Traudi is close to death, it is Emily with whom Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of family secrets.
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Genius
TV ShowApr 25, 2017

Genius

Genius is an American anthology period drama television …
Genius is an American anthology period drama television series developed by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller which premiered on April 25, 2017 on National Geographic. The first season follows the life of Albert Einstein, from his early years, through his time as a patent clerk, to his later years as a physicist who developed the theory of relativity; the season is based on the 2007 book Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson. In April 2017, National Geographic renewed the series for a second season, which follows the life and artistry of Pablo Picasso and aired from April 24 to June 19, 2018. In April 2018, National Geographic renewed the series for a third season, which is set to follow the life of the famous singer Aretha Franklin and will premiere on May 25, 2020.
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2016
A Quiet Passion
MovieFeb 14, 2016

A Quiet Passion

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early …
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
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2015
A.D. The Bible Continues
TV ShowApr 5, 2015

A.D. The Bible Continues

A.D. The Bible Continues …
A.D. The Bible Continues (also known as A.D. Kingdom and Empire) is an American biblical drama television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries, The Bible. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser. The limited series began airing on NBC on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, in twelve weekly one-hour episodes. The story takes place immediately after the events of The Bible miniseries, beginning with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, and continues with the first ten chapters of the Acts of the Apostles. On July 3, 2015, NBC cancelled A.D. The Bible Continues after one season. However, producers Burnett and Downey plan future biblical productions on their OTT digital channel.
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2014
Common
MovieJul 6, 2014

Common

Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as …
Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless seventeen-year-old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent bystander to accessory to premeditated murder after giving a few friends a lift.
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The Crimson Field
TV ShowApr 6, 2014

The Crimson Field

The Crimson Field is a British period drama television …
The Crimson Field is a British period drama television series that was broadcast beginning on BBC One on 6 April 2014. The series shows the lives of medics and the patients at a fictional field hospital in France during the First World War.
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2013
The Ice Cream Girls
TV ShowApr 19, 2013

The Ice Cream Girls

The Ice Cream Girls is a three-part British television crime …
The Ice Cream Girls is a three-part British television crime drama, first broadcast in 2013, based on the bestselling novel by Dorothy Koomson. The story follows two vulnerable teenage girls, Serena Gorringe (Lorraine Burroughs) and Poppy Carlisle (Jodhi May), who in the summer of 1995, are accused of murdering their schoolteacher, Marcus Hansley (Martin Compston) after becoming involved in a tryst of violence and sexual abuse. Although Serena is acquitted, Poppy is convicted of murder. In the following years, the two girls lead very different lives - Poppy's family rebuff her, leaving her to serve her prison sentence alone. Serena, however, finds love with childhood sweetheart Evan (Nicholas Pinnock) and has a daughter, Verity (Dominique Jackson).
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2012
The Scapegoat
MovieSep 9, 2012

The Scapegoat

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, this movie …
Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, this movie tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
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Ginger & Rosa
MovieAug 31, 2012

Ginger & Rosa

London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa -- are …
London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa -- are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers' frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered - by the clash of desire and the determination to survive.
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I, Anna
MovieFeb 12, 2012

I, Anna

A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who …
A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.
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2011
Game of Thrones
TV ShowApr 17, 2011

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television …
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show was both produced and filmed in Belfast and elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Filming locations also included Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco and Spain. The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and concluded on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes broadcast over eight seasons.
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2010
Strike Back
TV ShowMay 5, 2010

Strike Back

Strike Back is a British/American action-adventure/spy-drama …
Strike Back is a British/American action-adventure/spy-drama television series based on a novel of the same name by novelist and former Special Air Service (SAS) soldier Chris Ryan. The series follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive branch of the British Defence Intelligence service (DI), who operate several high risk, priority missions throughout the globe. The six-part first series began broadcasting on Sky One on 5 May 2010.
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Blood and Oil
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MovieMar 4, 2010

Blood and Oil

Alice, a British-Nigerian PR exec, travels to the Niger Delta to …
Alice, a British-Nigerian PR exec, travels to the Niger Delta to represent an oil firm during a hostage crisis.
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2009
Sleep with Me
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MovieNov 22, 2009

Sleep with Me

Richard and Leila are seemingly the perfect couple. Content …
Richard and Leila are seemingly the perfect couple. Content in their relationship, they have a strong circle of friends and lead busy, successful lives. Enter mousy Sylvie, a mysterious ...
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Emma
TV ShowOct 4, 2009

Emma

Emma is a four-part BBC television drama serial adaptation of …
Emma is a four-part BBC television drama serial adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Emma, first published in 1815. The episodes were written by Sandy Welch, writer of previous BBC costume dramas Jane Eyre and North & South, and directed by Jim O'Hanlon. The serial stars Romola Garai as the titular heroine Emma Woodhouse, Jonny Lee Miller as her loyal lifelong friend Mr. Knightley, and Michael Gambon as Emma's father, Mr. Woodhouse. The serial originally ran weekly on Sunday nights on BBC One from 4 to 25 October 2009.
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Moving On
TV ShowMay 18, 2009

Moving On

Moving On is a British television anthology series, created …
Moving On is a British television anthology series, created and executively produced by Jimmy McGovern, which consists of a series standalone contemporary dramas, each focusing on a pivotal turning point in the life of one or more of the characters in the featured episode. The first episode, entitled "The Rain Has Stopped", aired on 18 May 2009, and since, a total of fifty-five episodes have been broadcast across ten series.
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2008
Defiance
MovieDec 31, 2008

Defiance

On the run and hiding in the deep forests of the then German …
On the run and hiding in the deep forests of the then German-occupied Poland and Belorussia (World War II), the four Bielski brothers find the impossible task of foraging for food and weapons for their survival. They live, not only with the fear of discovery, contending with neighboring Soviet partisans and knowing whom to trust but also take the responsibility of looking after a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. Women, men, children, the elderly and the young alike are all hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold and unforgiving forests in the darkest times of German-occupied Eastern Europe.
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Einstein and Eddington
MovieNov 23, 2008

Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington is a …
Einstein and Eddington is a British single drama produced by Company Pictures and the BBC, in association with HBO. It featured David Tennant as British scientist Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, and Andy Serkis as Albert Einstein. This is the story of Einstein's general theory of relativity, his relationship with Eddington and the introduction of this theory to the world, against the backdrop of the Great War and Eddington's eclipse observations.
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Flashbacks of a Fool
MovieApr 13, 2008

Flashbacks of a Fool

A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he …
A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.
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2007
Nightwatching
MovieSep 6, 2007

Nightwatching

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic …
An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting 'The Night Watch'.
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2006
The Street
TV ShowApr 13, 2006

The Street

The Street is a British drama television series created by …
The Street is a British drama television series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including Timothy Spall, Jim Broadbent, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, and David Thewlis.
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2005
Friends and Crocodiles
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MovieAug 28, 2005

Friends and Crocodiles

"Friends and Crocodiles" …
"Friends and Crocodiles" traces the changing relationship of maverick entrepreneur Paul Reynolds and his assistant Lizzie Thomas over a period of 20 years from the beginnings of the Thatcher era to the bursting of the dot.com bubble.
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The Best Man
MovieJul 9, 2005

The Best Man

A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl of …
A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl of his dreams.
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Bye Bye Blackbird
MovieMay 15, 2005

Bye Bye Blackbird

A period drama set in the early years of the twentieth …
A period drama set in the early years of the twentieth century. Josef, a former construction worker who delighted in dancing on girders high above the city, who now sweeps up at the circus. Once the big top's owner spots the young roustabout defying gravity on the trapeze, however, he endeavors to pair Josef with his aerialist daughter Alice in a perilous sky-high pas de deux. Offers a romantic view of big top life, with a moth-eaten angel in his feathered, tattered costume.
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On a Clear Day
MovieJan 1, 2005

On a Clear Day

Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his …
Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.
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2004
Blinded
MovieJun 19, 2004

Blinded

While doing her rounds in the Scottish countryside, Doctor …
While doing her rounds in the Scottish countryside, Doctor Caroline Lamar comes upon a hitchhiker, and offers him a lift. Young Danish backpacker Mike Hammershoi explains that he is looking for work in the area, and so she points him in the direction of Black's farm, an isolated steading. Francis Black, the owner, who is blind, and lives there with his ailing mother Bella, and enigmatic young wife Rachel, tells Mike he can work in the yard. But put off by the foreboding atmosphere, Mike declines. A chance encounter with Rachel, however, persuades him to stay and settle in. Since the accident that blinded him two years earlier, Francis has become incresingly bitter, and sensing hs young wife's attraction to the stranger, orders him to leave. But rather than force them apart, Mike's imminent departure only serves to bind teh two in a passionate relationship that will ultimately have dark consequences for them all.
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2003
The Mayor of Casterbridge
MovieAug 17, 2003

The Mayor of Casterbridge

At a country fair, young hay …
At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day,...
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The Other Boleyn Girl
MovieMar 28, 2003

The Other Boleyn Girl

Based on the controversial …
Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn who becomes mistress to England's King Henry VIII, ...
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2002
Daniel Deronda
TV ShowNov 24, 2002

Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama …
Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. It was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 November to 7 December 2002. The serial starred Hugh Dancy as Daniel Deronda, Romola Garai as Gwendolen Harleth, Hugh Bonneville as Henleigh Grandcourt, and Jodhi May as Mirah Lapidoth. Co-production funding came from WGBH Boston.
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Tipping the Velvet
TV ShowOct 9, 2002

Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet is a 2002 BBC television drama serial based …
Tipping the Velvet is a 2002 BBC television drama serial based on the best-selling debut novel by Sarah Waters of the same name. It originally screened in three episodes on BBC Two and was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Sally Head Productions. It stars Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, and Jodhi May.
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The Jury
TV ShowFeb 17, 2002

The Jury

The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002 (with …
The Jury is a British television serial broadcast in 2002 (with a second series in 2011). The series was the first ever to be allowed to film inside the historic Old Bailey courthouse.
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2000
The House of Mirth
MovieAug 5, 2000

The House of Mirth

Terence Davies' The House of Mirth is a tragic love story set …
Terence Davies' The House of Mirth is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. Lily Bart is a ravishing socialite at the height of her success who quickly discovers the precariousness of her position when her beauty and charm start attracting unwelcome interest and jealousy. Torn between her heart and her head, Lily always seems to do the right thing at the wrong time. She seeks a wealthy husband and in trying to conform to social expectations, she misses her chance for real love with Lawrence Selden.
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1999
The Turn of the Screw
MovieDec 26, 1999

The Turn of the Screw

A governess put in charge of …
A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
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Warriors
MovieNov 29, 1999

Warriors

After seeing devastating results of ethnic war in former …
After seeing devastating results of ethnic war in former Yugoslavia soldiers from UNPROFOR peace units find it impossible to return back to their civil lives in the UK.
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Aristocrats
TV ShowJun 20, 1999

Aristocrats

Aristocrats is a 1999 television series based on the …
Aristocrats is a 1999 television series based on the biography by Stella Tillyard of the four aristocratic Lennox sisters in 18th century England. The series consists of six episodes of 50 minutes each and was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC, starting on 20 June 1999. It was a co-production between the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Republic of Ireland.
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1997
The Woodlanders
MovieOct 31, 1997

The Woodlanders

The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South …
The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, woodsman Giles. She marries handsome young doctor FitzPiers, but soon finds out he's not the man of her dreams and she still loves Giles.
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The Gambler
MovieOct 30, 1997

The Gambler

Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Sir Michael …
Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Sir Michael Gambon) must write a novel in twenty-seven days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel "The Gambler".
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1995
The Scarlet Letter
MovieOct 13, 1995

The Scarlet Letter

In 1666 in the Massachusetts Bay colony, Puritans and the …
In 1666 in the Massachusetts Bay colony, Puritans and the Algonquian have an uneasy truce. Hester Prynne (Demi Moore) arrives from England, seeking independence. Awaiting her husband, she establishes independence, fixing up a house, befriending Quakers and other outsiders. Passion draws her to the young pastor, Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale (Gary Oldman). He feels the same; when they learn her husband has probably died at the hands of Indians, they consummate their love. A child is born, and on the day Hester is publicly humiliated and made to wear a scarlet letter, her husband appears after a year with Indians. Calling himself Chillingworth (Robert Duvall), he seeks revenge, searching out Hester's lover and stirring fears of witchcraft. Will his murderous plot succeed?
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1994
Sister My Sister
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MovieDec 15, 1994

Sister My Sister

This all-woman production is set in provincial France in the early …
This all-woman production is set in provincial France in the early 1930s. Two young, country sisters enter domestic service in the bourgeois household of a penurious widow and her homely daughter. Neither pair speaks to the other: two sets of women separated and confined by social convention, personality, and the house itself. The relationship of the sisters slowly evolves into obsession, brought about by isolation and by emotions left from childhood. Trapped in a garret room, the sisters' violent downstairs-upstairs collision with Madame Danzard (Dame Julie Walters) and the lumpy Isabelle Danzard (Sophie Thursfield) seems certain.
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Second Best
MovieSep 11, 1994

Second Best

Graham Holt is a lonely middle-aged man who runs a postal …
Graham Holt is a lonely middle-aged man who runs a postal substation in a small village in England. He decides to adopt a son. James is the troubled youth he gets with the assistance of social worker Debbie. James has been in an orphanage for years since his mother committed suicide. He adores his outlaw father John, sent to prison not long after the mother's death. Can James learn to love Graham? Can Graham settle for being second best?
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1992
The Last of the Mohicans
MovieAug 26, 1992

The Last of the Mohicans

The last members of a dying …
The last members of a dying Native American tribe, the Mohicans -- Uncas, his father Chingachgook, and his adopted half-white brother Hawkeye -- live in peace alongside British colonists. But when the daughters of a British colonel are kidnapped by a traitorous scout, Hawkeye and Uncas must rescue them in the crossfire of a gruesome military conflict of which they wanted no part: the French and Indian War.
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1988
A World Apart
MovieJun 17, 1988

A World Apart

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. …
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her mother is detained by the authorities. Some of Molly's White friends turn against her, and her family's friendships with Blacks take on new meaning. Relationships are fragile in the world of apartheid. How will she manage?
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Best Actress
Award1988

Best Actress

Won award for "A World Apart".
Cannes Film Festival Award
1975
Jodhi May
BirthMay 1975

Jodhi May

Jodhi May was born.
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