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Mike Newell

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Date of Birth:
28 March 1942St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Birth Name:
Michael Cormac Newell

Height:
6' 2" (1.88 m)

Short Biography:
Attended Cambridge University. Three year training course at Granada Television, with intention of going into theatre. Graduated to directing TV plays, building strong reputation for work with David Hare, David Edgar, Hohn, John Osborne, Jack Rosenthal.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

# 14801 IMDb

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

By Mike Newell

Drama, History, Romance (2h 04min)

UK UK, USA USA, France France

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 16,205 votes on 09-Dec-18.

A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey. When an idea for a book catches Juliet she goes to visit the island, making lifelong friends and taking life changing steps along the way. This book is told by way of letters and as the reader, you become enchanted by the (...)

Great Expectations (2012)

# 10729 IMDb

Great Expectations (2012)

By Mike Newell

Drama (2h 08min)

UK UK, USA USA

Rated 6.4 after 10,932 votes on 11-Jul-18.

2 wins & 6 nominations

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

# 07480 IMDb

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

TaglineDefy the Future

By Mike Newell

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance (1h 56min)

USA USA

Rated 6.6 after 247,480 votes on 05-Oct-18.

6 nominations

Set in the mystical lands of Persia, a rogue prince and a mysterious princess race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time -- a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

# 04137 IMDb

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

TaglineHow long would you wait for love?

By Mike Newell

Drama, Romance (2h 19min)

USA USA

Rated 6.4 after 20,948 votes on 08-Dec-18.

2 nominations

Florentino (Bardem), rejected by the beautiful Fermina (Mezzogiorno) at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

# 01289 IMDb

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

TaglineDifficult times lie ahead, Harry.

By Mike Newell

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery (2h 37min)

UK UK, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 453,783 votes on 09-Jul-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 9 wins & 29 nominations

Harry's fourth summer and the following year at Hogwarts are marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and even creating the Dark Mark giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise (...)

I Capture the Castle (2003)

# 14612 IMDb R 

I Capture the Castle (2003)

TaglineI love, I have loved, I will love.

By Tim Fywell

Drama, Romance (1h 53min)

UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.1 after 6,358 votes on 18-Oct-18.

2 wins & 4 nominations

The film follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Her father is desperate to repeat the spectacular success of his first novel, but hasn't written a word for 12 years; her exquisite sister Rose can only rail against their fate, and their Bohemian step-mother Topaz is a nudist and no help at all. Salvation (...)

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

# 00858 IMDb

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

TaglineIn a world that told them how to think, she showed them how to live.

By Mike Newell

Comedy, Drama, Romance (1h 57min)

USA USA

Rated 6.5 after 69,363 votes on 12-Nov-18.

6 nominations

Set in 1953, Katherine Watson (Roberts) is a free-spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a women-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom.

Traffic (2000)

# 00212 IMDb

Traffic (2000)

TaglineNo One Gets Away Clean

By Steven Soderbergh

Crime, Drama, Thriller (2h 27min)

Germany Germany, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 181,598 votes on 17-Jul-18.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 58 wins & 58 nominations

Intertwining vignettes frame this tale of America's escalating War on Drugs. Ohio Supreme Court judge Robert Wakefield has been appointed the nation's Drug Czar, his new position made more daunting by the discovery that his teenage daughter Caroline is a cocaine addict. Meanwhile, DEA agents Montel Gordon and Ray Castro are pursuing Helena Ayala, wife of jailed kingpin Carlos Ayala, as she seeks (...)

High Fidelity (2000)

# 00201 IMDb

High Fidelity (2000)

TaglineA comedy about fear of commitment, hating your job, falling in love and other pop favorites.

By Stephen Frears

Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music (1h 53min)

UK UK, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 155,699 votes on 05-Nov-18.

2 wins & 19 nominations

Arrested development confronts 30-something Rob Gordon when Laura, his smart and successful lover, leaves him because he hasn't changed since they met. He reviews his top five worst breakups (he constantly makes top five lists, though usually about music). He recalls each breakup, reconnects with these former loves to find out why they dumped him, and wallows in misery from losing Laura. Much of (...)

Best Laid Plans (1999)

# 10352 IMDb

Best Laid Plans (1999)

TaglineEver feel like the world is conspiring against you... You don't have to tell me where you've been... Everyone sucks, but us... keeping a relationship alive can be murder.

By Mike Barker

Crime, Drama, Thriller (1h 32min)

USA USA

Rated 6.2 after 6,747 votes on 15-Oct-18.

1 win

Nick is caught in a dead end job in a dead end town. About the only thing going well for him is Lissa, his new girlfriend. A chance to make some easy cash, and a way out of town, only leads to more trouble. Also caught in the web of sex, thefts, gangsters, kidnappings and murder is Nick's college friend, Bryce.

Photographing Fairies (1997)

# 13211 IMDb

Photographing Fairies (1997)

By Nick Willing

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery (1h 46min)

UK UK

Rated 6.9 after 2,478 votes on 24-Nov-18.

5 wins & 3 nominations

Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His search for the truth leads him to Burkinwell, a seemingly peaceful village seething with secrets where he becomes drawn into a web of (...)

Donnie Brasco (1997)

# 00396 IMDb

Donnie Brasco (1997)

TaglineDonnie Brasco. Based On A True Story.

By Mike Newell

Crime, Drama, Thriller (2h 07min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 249,965 votes on 09-Nov-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations

This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction lead by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big time when Black himself becomes a boss, all the while (...)

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

# 00433 IMDb

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

TaglineHe's quite engaging. She's otherwise engaged.

By Mike Newell

Comedy, Romance, Drama (1h 57min)

UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.1 after 122,685 votes on 04-Dec-18.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 15 nominations

The film follows the fortunes of Charles and his friends as they wonder if they will every find true love and marry. Charles thinks he's found "Miss Right" in Carrie, an American. This British subtle comedy revolves around Charlie, his friends and the four weddings and one funeral which they attend.

Into the West (1992)

# 13554 IMDb

Into the West (1992)

TaglineEin magisches Abenteuer beginnt ... (A magical Adventure begins ...)

By Mike Newell

Adventure, Family, Fantasy (1h 37min)

Ireland Ireland, UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 2,391 votes on 26-May-18.

5 wins

A gigantic white stallion appears mysteriously to a Traveller grandfather and his two grandsons in an Irish slum. Since, puzzlingly, the younger of the two boys is the only individual who can control the horse, ownership falls to him and his older brother by default. There being no place for the animal, they move him into the apartment of their alcoholic Traveller father. Police remove him and, (...)

Enchanted April (1992)

# 09907 IMDb

Enchanted April (1992)

TaglineIt's April in Italy, and anything can happen...even love.

By Mike Newell

Drama (1h 35min)

UK UK

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 5,443 votes on 29-May-18.

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations

This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has it's own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment.

Dance with a Stranger (1985)

# 14358 IMDb

Dance with a Stranger (1985)

TaglineIt wasn't simply love. It was a case of cold-blooded passion.

By Mike Newell

Biography, Crime, Drama (1h 36min)

UK UK

Rated 6.8 after 2,168 votes on 18-Oct-18.

Ruth Ellis lives with her 10-year old son Andy next to a night club. One night she meets David Blakely, and they start a love affair. However, for David with his upper-class background it is impossible to uphold the relationship. He breaks up with her, something which makes Ellis, obsessed by him, very upset...

The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)

# 11661 IMDb

The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)

TaglineThe Classic Adventure of Heroism, Betrayal and Triumph.

By Mike Newell

Adventure, History (1h 40min)

UK UK, USA USA

Rated 6.8 after 2,142 votes on 22-Sep-18.

2 nominations

The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan.

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