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Made in Dagenham (2010)

Miranda Richardson as "Barbara Castle"

Rita O'Grady (Sally Hawkins) works for the Ford Motor Co. plant in Dagenham, England. Despite performing the specialized task of sewing upholstery for car seats, women are classified as unskilled labor and paid much less than men. Encouraged by a sympathetic union representative, Rita agrees to bring the women's grievances to Ford. The meeting goes badly and, outraged by the company's lack of respect for them, Rita leads her colleagues to strike.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role

The Lost Prince (2003)

Prince John, the youngest child of George V and Queen Mary, has epilepsy and learning disabilities.

Golden Globe (2003) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

The Hours (2002)

Miranda Richardson as "Vanessa Bell"

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Tom & Viv (1994)

Miranda Richardson as "Vivienne Haigh-Wood"

While studying at Oxford University in 1914, a young T.S. Eliot (Willem Dafoe) meets and is instantly smitten with Vivienne Haigh-Wood (Miranda Richardson). The two elope after a whirlwind romance, and it isn't until then that T.S. Eliot sees the darker side of his wife. Viv suffers from an extreme hormonal imbalance that causes wild mood swings and odd behavior. While she occasionally acts as a muse for the poet, her inconsistent behavior may prove too much for him to bear.

Academy Award (1994) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (1994) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role

The Crying Game (1992)

Miranda Richardson as "Jude"

Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role

Enchanted April (1991)

Miranda Richardson as "Rose Arbuthnot"

When married British women Rose Arbuthnot (Miranda Richardson) and Lottie Wilkins (Josie Lawrence) decide to take a break from their respective spouses, they stay at a castle in Italy for a quiet holiday. Joining the ladies is Caroline Dester (Polly Walker), a young socialite, and Mrs. Fisher (Joan Plowright), an older aristocrat. Liberated from their daily routines, the four women ease into life in rural Italy, and each finds herself transformed by the experience.

Golden Globe (1991) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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