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Casting (feature film)

1.
Bunch of Amateurs, A (2008)
An aging Hollywood star accepts an invitation to play King Lear at Stratford in the hope of reviving his career.
2.
Deep Water (2006)
The voyage of Donald Crowhurst, one of the nine yachtsmen who joined a 1969 "London Times"-sponsored competition to make a highly publicized solo trip around the world. Crowhurst, a former engineer, but hardly the most experienced sailor, attempted this feat in a boat that he designed himself. A few
3.
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
Alex Rider is a normal teenager who lives with his uncle, a boring bank manager, or so it seems until his uncle, Ian Rider, disappears under mysterious circumstances. Alex soon learns that his uncle was a spy for Britain¹s secret intelligence service MI6. Uncle Ian had actually prepared Alex for a career in espionage by encouraging his hobbies, and with Alex''s skills in languages, scuba diving, mountaineering and martial arts, he has all the attributes of a perfect spy. Recruited by Mr. Blunt and Mrs. Jones, and armed with special gadgets, he embarks on his first mission. Billionaire Darrius Sayle is donating a free Stormbreaker mega-computer to every school in Britain. But is there more to his generosity than meets the eye? Going undercover, he infiltrates Sayle''s compound. He meets the tycoon''s sinister sidekicks, vixen publicist Nadia Vole and the disfigured mute Mr. Grin, and tests out the impressive and secretive Stormbreaker computer. While exploring a restricted area, Alex begins to figure out the mysterious Stormbreakers--he knows he''s onto something big. Suddenly, Sayle and his evil henchmen capture Alex. Using his cunning and his MI6 gadgets, Alex manages to escape. He hitches a ride to London to stop Sayle from activating the Stormbreakers and releasing their secret weapon throughout Britain. But time is running out. With the help of his housekeeper Jack Starbright and his friend Sabina Pleasure, Alex takes Sayle head-on in a dangerous race against time to stop the evil plan. Within days he¹s gone from schoolboy to super spy, but will his first assignment be his last?
4.
Ladies in Lavender (2005)
Elderly sisters Janet and Ursula Widdington live in a quiet coastal town outside Cornwall. After a violent storm, they awake to find a young man, Andrea, washed ashore and badly injured. Upon taking him in, his presence quietly invokes Ursula's abandoned feelings of longing and Janet's maternal inst
5.
Two Men Went to War (2003) as Casting
Based on a true story, Sergeant Peter King of the Army Dental Corps, too old to fight, and Private Leslie Cuthbertson, a trainee dental mechanic in the Corps, are thrown together by their passionate desire to see active service. Armed with just two revolvers and a dozen grenades, King persuades Cuth
6.
Swimming Pool (2003) as Casting (English Crew)
Sarah Morton is a famous British mystery author. Tired of London and seeking inspiration for her new novel, she accepts an offer from her publisher John Bosload to stay at his home in Luberon, in the South of France. It is the off-season, and Sarah finds that the beautiful country locale and unhurri
7.
Gabriel and Me (2001) as Casting Director
An 11-year-old boy from Newcastle, England believes he can save his dying father by becoming an angel. In order to achieve his goal, he makes friends with the Archangel Gabriel.
8.
Bodywork (2001)
Virgil Guppy is having a bad day. He puts everything he has into buying a flashy second hand car, only to find that his owtward gloss hides a severly defective engine. Returning to the car lot from which he bought it, he is given the shaft by the owner. Virgil takes him to court, and wins, but still
9.
Room to Rent (2000) as Casting Director
An Egyptian man relocates to London and soon finds that immigration laws pose a serious threat to his screenwriting aspirations. He runs into another stymied artist, a young actress who makes a living impersonating Marilyn Monroe.
10.
Eisenstein (2000) as Casting
Follows the twists and turns of Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein's tumultuous career. In the early twenties, Eisenstein falls under the spell of revolutionary theatre's master Vsevolod Meyerhold, then fearlessly turns to the new medium of cinema to depict the story of the failed 1905 revolutio
11.
Deeply (2000)
City-bred Claire McKay, 16, has been brought to the place of her ancestors, Ironbound Island, after the sudden death of her boyfriend. After months of trying, her mother, Fiona, can no longer cope with the scarred young woman. Fiona hopes that time away might help Claire to heal and forget. Claire m
12.
EverybodyLovesSunshine (1998) as Casting Director
After a stint in prison together, brothers Terry and Ray are released. Ray's time in jail has made him want to go straight and he finds some comfort in a relationship with Clare. Terry, on the other hand, reenters the Northern England crime world with a vengeance. Soon Terry has rebuilt his criminal
13.
Hostile Waters (1997)
Thriller based on the previously untold true story of how a near-nuclear catastrophe was averted in the wake of a collision between American and Soviet nuclear submarines off the coast of the United States on October 3, 1986.
14.
Sister My Sister (1994) as Casting Director
Christine and Lea are exemplary maidservants whose fastidious appearance and attention to duty are the delight of their tyrannical new mistress, Madame Danzard. Madame Danzard and her daughter command an immaculate townhouse and lead lives of perfect bourgeois respectability. The reward for the sist
15.
Second Best (1994)
James is a silent, angry boy living in an orphanage, haunted by the memory of his father, who is serving time in jail. Graham Holt is a middle-aged postmaster living a quiet, isolated life. Now that his mother is dead, Holt is nursing his invalid father and is haunted by the emptiness of his existence. After seeing an advertisement for adoption, Holt applies to become a father to James. Neither James, who hasn''t seen his father in years but loves him with an undying loyalty, nor Holt is prepared for the changes they must undergo, the truths they must face, or the risks they must take before they can learn to make a family of their own.
16.
Dakota Road (1991) as Casting
Recession and environmental pollution effect a small group of ordinary citizens in a small farming community near a US air base.

Assistant Direction (special)

17.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1997)
Four-part special featuring the character, Hetty Wainthropp, the housewife-turned-detective. A part-time job at the post office turns into much more when Hetty stumbles upon a murder, leading her to a new career as head of the Wainthropp Detective Agency.

Casting (special)

18.
Second Sight II (2001)
Detective Chief Inspector Ross Tanner heads an elite London police squad called the Special Murder Unit, charged with conducting high-profile, press-sensitive murder investigations, a high-stress job made worse by the fact that he is going blind from a rare eye disease and trying to keep it secret.
19.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates IV (2000)
Sixty-something gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp returns with her teenage sidekick, Geoffrey, and her doting husband, Robert, to take on a variety of cases at the Wainthropp Detective Agency with the help of Geoffrey's fiercely independent girlfriend-mechanic, Janet Fraser. In "A Minor Operation," Hetty go
20.
Madame Bovary (2000)
The story of a 19th century farmer's daughter, Emma, who is bored with her marriage to a provincial doctor, Charles Bovary, whom she does not love. She finds passion with Rodolphe, a philandering aristocrat who abandons her, and with Leon, a romantic young clerk. Meanwhile, Emma has been spending th
21.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates III (2000)
Sixty-something detective Hetty Wainthropp and company -- her dutiful husband, Robert, and her scrappy teenaged sidekick, Geoffrey Shawcross, now promoted to full partner in the Wainthropp Detective Agency -- have their hands full in cases ranging from pyromania to stalking, hit-and-run, restaurant
22.
Monsignor Renard (2000)
World War II drama about Monsignor Renard, a Nazi-defying French priest. In 1940, the monsignor is newly arrived in his home town of Saint-Josse des Bois, which he left 20 years earlier to join the Catholic church. The village is filled with reminders of his former life -- including Madeleine, his o
23.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates II (1999)
Sixty-something sleuth Hetty Wainthrop solves mysteries with the help of her husband Robert and her teenage sidekick Geoffrey. In "Poison Pen," Helga Allowby, a self-described spinster, has been accused of sending noxious poison pen letters to the residents of her village -- and she wants Hetty to p
24.
Rhodes (1998)
Dramatization of the life of legendary diamond king and arch imperialist Cecil Rhodes and the "Wild West" era in southern Africa at the turn of the century.
25.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1997)
Four-part special featuring the character, Hetty Wainthropp, the housewife-turned-detective. A part-time job at the post office turns into much more when Hetty stumbles upon a murder, leading her to a new career as head of the Wainthropp Detective Agency.
26.
Dark Adapted Eye, A (1995)
Adaptation of a novel by Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine. Set in an English village during the 1940s, two sisters struggle over which of them is a child's natural mother, until one stabs the other to death.
27.
Buccaneers, The (1995)
A multi-part adaptation of an unfinished novel by Edith Wharton. A group of spirited American girls launch themselves into the aristocratic English social world in the 1870s after they are ostracized by New York society because of their "new money" background.
28.
Inspector Morse, Series VII: Who Killed Harry Field? (1994)
Two-part episode in the crime-solving exploits of Oxford Police Inspector Morse. A hack painter who steals ideas and brush techniques from famous artists is mysteriously killed.
29.
Dancers in Mourning (1990)
A two-part presentation of "Mystery!" Features the 1930s unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on the novels by Margery Allingham. Campion and Lugg are recruited to investigate malicious practical jokes being played on a popular musical comedy star, who's rehearsing a new show with his trou
30.
Flowers For the Judge (1990)
A two-part "Mystery!" presentation for PBS. Features the 1930s unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on the novels by Margery Allingham. Campion and Lugg probe mysterious events at The Golden Quill, an old-fashioned, family-owned publishing company. Digging into company secrets Campion disc
31.
Mother Love (1990)
A drama about a mother's obsessive love for her son -- a love so twisted it leads to revenge and finally murder.
32.
Death of a Ghost (1989)
A two-part program broadcast as part of the "Campion" series on "Mystery!" Set in England in the '30s, the story features the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels by mystery writer Margery Allingham. Campion traps a suspect who murdered a man at an art show while Camp
33.
Case of the Late Pig, The (1989)
A two-part program featuring the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels set in Britain in the '30s by mystery writer Margery Allingham. In this episode, Campion attends the funeral of an old school chum named Pig Peters. Three months later, he is called to the scene of

Misc. Crew (special)

34.
Case of the Late Pig, The (1989)
A two-part program featuring the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels set in Britain in the '30s by mystery writer Margery Allingham. In this episode, Campion attends the funeral of an old school chum named Pig Peters. Three months later, he is called to the scene of
35.
Death of a Ghost (1989)
A two-part program broadcast as part of the "Campion" series on "Mystery!" Set in England in the '30s, the story features the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels by mystery writer Margery Allingham. Campion traps a suspect who murdered a man at an art show while Camp
36.
Look to the Lady (1989)
A two-part presentation airing as part of the "Campion" series for "Mystery!" Set in England in the '30s, the story features the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels by mystery writer Margery Allingham. Campion saves a priceless chalice from a gang of thugs as he conf

Casting (TV Mini-Series)

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Cinderella (2000)
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Invasion Earth (1998)
A brutal alien race known as the "nD's" are traveling through space destroying all signs of life in their path, and their next target is Earth. The capture of an unidentified flying object over Scotland and unusual data received by a satellite monitoring station prompt an investigation by officials.

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