Hilary and Jackie Poster

Release Date: January 15th, 1999

DVD Release Date: July 20th, 1999

R|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
Iris Du Pré (Celia Imrie) inspires a love of music -- and a healthy rivalry -- in her daughters, Hilary (Rachel Griffiths) and Jackie (Emily Watson). Cellist Jackie outshines her flutist sister when her skillful playing lands her in the international spotlight. Meanwhile, Hilary builds a quiet but happy family life. When Jackie buckles under mounting pressures in the high-stress world of elite classical musicians, she turns to Hilary for help, and may put her sister's love to the test.

Cast: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey, Charles Dance, Celia Imrie, Rupert Penry-Jones, Bill Paterson

Director: Anand Tucker

Genres: Drama, Biography

Production Co: British Screen Productions, Intermedia Films, Arts Council of England, Channel Four Films

Distributors: October Films

Keywords: London, Growing up, Inspiring, Emotional, Rivalry, Sister

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998)
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama