Jim Broadbent Awards
Born on May 24th, 1949
From Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
In her twilight years, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) reflects on her life and career as she finally prepares to dispose of the belongings of her late husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent). Daughter of a Grantham grocer, she successfully broke through a double-paned glass ceiling of gender and class. Thatcher became the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom and remained as such for 11 consecutive years, until declining popularity forced her to resign.
A British earl, Frank Pakenham (Jim Broadbent), advocates the rehabilitation of imprisoned child murderer Myra Hindley (Samantha Morton).
A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet (Ewan McGregor), who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star (Nicole Kidman).
Two of the most acclaimed actresses of our time, Judi Dench and Kate Winslet, bring to the screen one of the most extraordinary women of her generation, celebrated author, Iris Murdoch. From her days as a brilliant scholar at Oxford, where she thrilled the world around her with her libertine spirit, through her career as a philosopher and novelist, Iris was truly ahead of her time.
The lives of the Victorian Era operatic composers Gilbert and Sullivan. Takes place during the original composition of the 1884 staging that would be one of their most famous works, "The Mikado." During this time they were anything but a sure thing, and this movie depicts how they turned things around.
A London talent agent (Michael Caine) learns his girlfriend's (Brenda Blethyn) repressed daughter (Jane Horrocks) is brilliant at mimicking singers.