Richard ATTENBOROUGH (Sir, 1976; Lord, 1993)

* 29.08.1923, Cambridge, England, GB † 24.08.2014, London, England, GB

Schauspieler, Regisseur * ab 1940 Schauspielstudium an der Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London * 1941 steht erstmals auf der Bühne in Ah, Wilderness - zwei Jahre später feiert seinen Durchbruch als Pinkie in Brighton Rock (auch in der Filmversion von 1947) * 1942 unerwähnte (Mini)rolle im Kriegsdrama In Which We Serve * 1943 eigentliches Filmdebüt in Schweik's New Adventures * 1943-46 Kriegsdienst bei der Royal Air Force (ab 1944 beim RAF Film Unit) * (nach seiner Rückkehr nach London) tritt in zahlreichen britischen Filmen und am Theater (1949-58) auf * erst Mitte der 50er Jahre findet Beachtung in erfolgreichen Komödien (Private's Progress; The Baby and the Battleship; The Brothers in Law) und kann sich als Charakterstar etablieren * 1959 Mitgründer der Produktionsfirma Beaver Films (The Angry Silence; 1964 aufgelöst) * ab 1962 wirkt in einigen amerikanischen Produktionen mit (The Great Escape; The Flight of the Phoenix, 1965; The Sand Pebbles, 1965/66) * 1968 erste Regiearbeit (Oh! What a Lovely War) * Chairman (1973-2003) und Präsident (2003-14) der Royal Academy of Dramatic Art * 1981-92 Chairman des Board of Governors of the British Film Institute * in den 80ern führt ausschließlich Regie (u.a. sein Wunschprojekt Gandhi /"This is what I've wanted to do more than anything else I've been involved with"/) * 1992 Comeback als Schauspieler in Steven Spielbergs Jurassic Park * 2002-14 Präsident der British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) * 1987-2014 UNICEF-Sonderbotschafter [Goodwill Ambassador] * verheiratet mit Sheila Sim (seit 1945) | Bild: Charter Films (studio portrait)


"Becoming a director enabled me to do things I couldn't do as an actor"

FILMS (as actor / als Schauspieler)

Schweik's New Adventures (1943-GB; d: Karel/Carl Lamac, B: Karel/Carl Lamac; Con West, K: no credit, M: Clifton Parker, D: Lloyd Pearson, Maggie Rennie / RA-Bahnarbeiter) 84m-Kriegskomödie (nach Figur von Jaroslav Hasek) (4310)

The Hundred Pound Window (1943-GB; d: Brian Desmond Hurst, B: Abem Finkel, Brock Williams; Rodney Ackland, K: Otto Heller, M: Hans May, D: Anne Crawford, David Farrar / RA-Tommy Draper) 84m-Krimi (4404)

Journey Together (1944-GB; d+B: [John Boulting], K: [Harry Waxman], M: Gordon Jacob, D: RA-David Wilton, Edward G. Robinson, Bessie Love) 95m-Kriegsfilm (4510)

A Matter of Life and Death (Irrtum im Jenseits, 1945-GB; R+B: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, K: Jack Cardiff, M: Allan Gray, D: David Niven, Kim Hunter / RA-englischer Pilot) 104m-Fantasykomödie (09-12; 4611)

School for Secrets (1946-GB; d+B: Peter Ustinov, K: Jack Hildyard, M: Alan Rawsthorne, D: Ralph Richardson / RA-Jack Arnold) 108m-Kriegsdrama (4612)

The Man Within (Piratenliebe, 1946/47-GB; R: Bernard Knowles, B: Muriel Box, Sydney Box, K: Geoffrey Unsworth, M: Clifton Parker, D: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Joan Greenwood & RA-Francis Andrews) 90m-Abenteuer (Roman von Graham Greene) (4704)

Dancing with Crime (1947-GB; d: Johnny Paddy Carstairs, B: Brock Williams, K: Reginald Wyer, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: RA-Ted Peters, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim) 83m-Krimimelodram (4706)

Brighton Rock (Brighton Rock, 1947-GB; R: John Boulting, B: Graham Greene, Terence Rattigan, K: Harry Waxman, M: Hans May, D: RA-Pinkie Brown, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell) 92m-Gangsterkrimi (Roman von Graham Greene) (4712)

London Belongs to Me (London Belongs to Me, 1948-GB; R: Sidney Gilliat, B: Sidney Gilliat, J.B.Williams, K: Wilkie Cooper, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: RA-Percy Boon, Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Stephen Murray) 112m-Drama (Roman von Norman Collins) (4808)

The Guinea Pig (1948-GB; d: Roy Boulting, B: Bernard Miles, Warren Chetham Strode; Roy Boulting, K: Gilbert Taylor, M: John Wooldridge, D: RA-Jack Read, Sheila Sim) 97m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Warren Chetham Strode) (4810)

The Lost People (1949-GB; d: Bernard Knowles; /zusätzliche Szenen/ Muriel Box, B: Bridget Boland; /zusätzliche Szenen/ Muriel Box, K: Jack Asher, M: John Greenwood, D: Dennis Price, Mai Zetterling, RA-Jan, Siobhan McKenna, Maxwell Reed, William Hartnell) 88m-Nachkriegsdrama (Bühnenstück von Bridget Boland) (4908)

Boys in Brown (1949-GB; d+B: Montgomery Tully, K: Gordon Lang, Cyril Bristow, M: Doreen Carwithen, D: Jack Warner, RA-Jackie Knowles, Dirk Bogarde, Jimmy Hanley, Barbara Murray) 84m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Reginald Beckwith) (4912)

Morning Departure (Die Nacht begann am Morgen, 1949-GB; R: Roy Ward Baker, B: William Fairchild, K: Desmond Dickinson, D: John Mills, Nigel Patrick, RA-Stoker Snipe) 102m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Kenneth Woollard) (5002)

Hell Is Sold Out (1950/51-GB; d: Michael Anderson, B: Guy Morgan, Moie Charles; Nick Salamon, K: Jack Asher, M: Hans May, D: RA-Pierre Bonnet, Mai Zetterling, Herbert Lom) 84m-Drama (Roman von Maurice Dekobra) (5106)

The Magic Box (Der wunderbare Flimmerkasten, 1951-GB * John Boulting ... cameo als Jack Carter) (Buch von Ray Allister) (/03/; 5201)

Father's Doing Fine (Eine verrückte Familie, 1951/52-GB; R: Henry Cass, B: Anne Burnaby, K: Erwin Hillier, D: RA-Dougall, Heather Thatcher) 83m-Komödie (Bühnenstück von Noel Langley) (5208)

The Gift Horse (Ein Fressen für die Fische, 1952-GB; R: Compton Bennett, B: William Fairchild, Hugh Hastings, William Rose, K: Harry Waxman, M: Clifton Parker, D: Trevor Howard, RA-Ordinary Seaman "Dripper" Daniels, Sonny Tufts, James Donald, Joan Rice) 100m-Kriegsabenteuer (5207)

Eight o'Clock Walk (1953-GB; d: Lance Comfort, B: Katherine Strueby, Guy Morgan, K: Brendan J. Stafford, M: George Melachrino, D: RA-Tom Manning, Cathy O'Donnell, Derek Farr, Ian Hunter) 87m-Drama (5403)

The Ship That Died of Shame (1954/55-GB; d: Basil Dearden, B: John Whiting, Michael Relph, Basil Dearden, K: Gordon Dines, M: William Alwyn, D: RA-George Hoskins, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna) 95m-Thrillerdrama (Roman von Nicholas Monsarrat) (5504)

Private's Progress (Der beste Mann beim Militär, 1955-GB; R: John Boulting, B: Frank Harvey, John Boulting, K: Eric Cross, M: John Addison, D: RA-Private Percival Henry Cox, Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael) 97m-Satire (5602)

The Baby and the Battleship (Das Baby auf dem Schlachtschiff, 1956-GB; R: Jay Lewis, B: Jay Lewis, Gilbert Hackforth-Jones; Bryan Forbes, K: Harry Waxman, M: Humphrey Searle, James Stevens, D: John Mills, RA-"Knocker" White) 96m-Militärkomödie (Roman von Anthony Thorne) (5607)

The Brothers in Law (1956-GB; d: Roy Boulting, B: Frank Harvey, Jeffrey Dell, Roy Boulting, K: Max Greene, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: RA-Henry Marshall, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas) 97m-Komödie (Roman von Henry Cecil) (5703)

The Scamp (1957-GB; d+B: Wolf Rilla, K: Freddie Francis, M: Francis Chagrin, D: RA-Stephen Leigh, Terence Morgan, Colin Petersen, Dorothy Alison, Jill Adams) 88m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Charlotte Hastings) (5710)

Dunkirk (Dünkirchen, 1957-GB; R: Leslie Norman, B: David Divine, W.P. Lipscomb, K: Paul Beeson, M: Malcolm Arnold, D: John Mills, RA-John Holden) 135m-Kriegsfilm (Roman von Elleston Trevor + Buch von Ewan Butler & J. Selby Bradford) (04-08; 5803)

The Man Upstairs (Schrei im Morgengrauen, 1958-GB; R: Don Chaffey, B: Alun Falconer, K: Gerald Gibbs, D: RA-Peter Watson, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison) 88m-Krimidrama (5810)

Sea of Sand (Die schwarzen Teufel von El Alamein, 1958-GB; R: Guy Green, B: Robert Westerby, K: Wilkie Cooper, M: Clifton Parker, D: RA-Trooper Brody, John Gregson, Michael Craig) 97m-Kriegsabenteuer (5810)

Danger Within (Verrat in Camp 127, 1958-GB; R: Don Chaffey, B: Bryan Forbes, Frank Harvey, K: Arthur Grant, M: Francis Chagrin, D: Richard Todd, RA-Captain "Bunter" Phillips, Bernard Lee & Michael Wilding) 101m-Kriegsdrama (Roman von Michael Gilbert) (5902)

I'm All Right Jack (Junger Mann aus gutem Haus, 1959-GB; R: John Boulting, B: Frank Harvey, John Boulting, Alan Hackney, K: Max Greene, M: Ken Hare, D: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Dennis Price, RA-Sidney De Vere Cox) 104m-Satire (Roman von Alan Hackney) (5908)

Jet Storm (Der Tod hat Verspätung, 1959-GB; R: Cy Endfield, B: Cy Endfield, Sigmund Miller, K: Jack Hildyard, M: Thomas Rajna, D: RA-Ernest Tilley, Stanley Baker, Mai Zetterling, Hermione Baddeley) 99m-Thriller (5909)

SOS Pacific (Dicke Luft und heiße Liebe, 1959-GB; R: Guy Green, B: Robert Westerby; Bryan Forbes, K: Wilkie Cooper, M: Georges Auric, D: RA-Whitey Mullen, Pier Angeli, John Gregson, Eva Bartok & Eddie Constantine) 91m-Abenteuer (5909-BBFC)

The Angry Silence (Zorniges Schweigen, 1959-GB; R: Guy Green, B: Bryan Forbes, K: Arthur Ibbetson, M: Malcolm Arnold, D: RA-Tom Curtis, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee) 95m-Drama (6003)

The League of Gentlemen (Die Herren Einbrecher geben sich die Ehre, 1959/60-GB; R: Basil Dearden, B: Bryan Forbes, K: Arthur Ibbetson, M: Philip Green, D: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey & RA-Edward Lexy) 113m-Abenteuerkomödie (Roman von John Boland) (11-?; 6004)

Only Two Can Play (Lieben kann man nur zu zweit, 1961-GB; R: Sidney Gilliat, B: Bryan Forbes, K: John Wilcox, M: Richard Rodney Bennett, D: Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell, RA-Gareth L. Probert) 106m-Komödie (Roman von Kingsley Amis) (6201)

All Night Long (Die heiße Nacht, 1961-GB; R: Basil Dearden, B: Nel King, Peter Achilles [=Paul Jarrico], K: Ted/Edward Scaife, ML: Philip Green, D: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris, Marti Stevens & RA-Rod Hamilton) 95m-Drama (6202)

The Dock Brief (Der große Knüller, 1962-GB; R: James Hill, B: Pierre Rouve, K: Ted/Edward Scaife, M: Ron Grainer, D: Peter Sellers, RA-Herbert Fowle) 88m-Tragikomödie (Bühnenstück von John Mortimer) (6209)

The Great Escape (Gesprengte Ketten, 1962-USA * John Sturges ... Roger Bartlett [Big X]) (Buch von Paul Brickhill) (6308)

The Third Secret (1963-GB; d: Charles Crichton, B: Robert L. Joseph, K: Douglas Slocombe, M: Richard Arnell, D: Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, RA-Alfred Price Gorham, Diane Cilento, Pamela Franklin) 103m-Krimi (6402)

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (An einem trüben Nachmittag, 1963-GB; R+B: Bryan Forbes, K: Gerry Turpin, M: John Barry, D: Kim Stanley, RA-Billy Savage) 116m-Krimidrama (Roman von Mark McShane) (6406)

Guns at Batasi (Schüsse in Batasi, 1964-GB; R: John Guillermin, B: Robert Holles; Leo Marks, Marshall Pugh, C.M. Pennington-Richards, K: Douglas Slocombe, M: John Addison, D: RA-RSM Lauderdale, Flora Robson, John Leyton) 103m-Drama (Roman von Robert Holles) (6409)

The Flight of the Phoenix (Der Flug des Phoenix, 1965-USA * Robert Aldrich ... Lew Moran) (Roman von Elleston Trevor) (04-08; 6512)

The Sand Pebbles (Kanonenboot am Yangtse-Kiang, 1965/66-USA; R: Robert Wise, B: Robert Anderson, K: Joseph MacDonald, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Steve McQueen, RA-Frenchy Burgoyne, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen) 155/88m-Kriegsfilm (Roman von Richard McKenna) (10-05; 6612)

Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, 1966-USA; R: Richard Fleischer, B: Leslie Bricusse, K: Robert Surtees, ML: Lionel Newman, Alexander Courage, D: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, RA-Albert Blossom) 152m-Musical (Stories von Hugh Lofting) (06-?; 6712)

The Bliss of Mrs Blossom (Hausfreunde sind auch Menschen, 1967-GB; R: Joseph McGrath, B: Alec Coppel, Denis Norden, K: Geoffrey Unsworth, M: Riz Ortolani, D: Shirley MacLaine, RA-Robert Blossom, James Booth) 93m-Komödie (Bühnenstück von Alec Coppel) (6811)

Only When I Larf (1968-GB; d: Basil Dearden, B: John Salmon; Patrick Tilley, K: Anthony B. Richmond, M: Ron Grainer, D: RA-Silas, David Hemmings) 103m-Komödie (Roman von Len Deighton) (6806)

The Magic Christian (Magic Christian, 1969-GB; R: Joseph McGrath, B: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath; Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers, K: Geoffrey Unsworth, M: Ken Thorne, D: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr / Gaststars: RA-Oxford Coach, Laurence Harvey, Christopher Lee, Raquel Welch) 95m-Komödie (Roman von Terry Southern) (02-05; 6912)

A Severed Head (Traue keinem Hausfreund, 1969-GB; R: Dick Clement, B: Frederic Raphael, K: Austin Dempster, M: Stanley Myers, D: Lee Remick, RA-Palmer Anderson, Ian Holm, Claire Bloom) 98m-Tragikomödie (Roman von Iris Murdoch + Bühnenstück von Iris Murdoch & J.B. Priestley) (04-?; 7101)

David Copperfield (David Copperfield, 1969-GB; R: Delbert Mann, B: Jack Pulman, K: Ken Hodges, M: Malcolm Arnold, D: RA-Mr. Tungay, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Pamela Franklin, Susan Hampshire, Wendy Hiller, Ron Moody, Laurence Olivier, Robin Phillips, Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams) 118m-Drama (Roman von Charles Dickens) (6912-BBFC)

The Last Grenade (1969-GB; d: Gordon Flemyng, B: Kenneth Ware; James Mitchell, John Sherlock, K: Alan Hume, M: John Dankworth, D: Stanley Baker, Alex Cord, Honor Blackman & RA-General Charles Whiteley) 93m-Kriegsdrama (Roman The Ordeal of Major Grigsby von John Sherlock, 1964) (?-06; 7003)

Loot (Die größten Gauner weit und breit, 1969-GB; R: Silvio Narizzano, B: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, K: Austin Dempster, M & Lyrics: Keith Mansfield, Richard Willing-Denton, D: RA-Polizeiinspektor Truscott, Lee Remick, Hywel Bennett, Milo O'Shea, Roy Holder) 101m-Komödie (Bühnenstück von Joe Orton) (09-12; 7005-BBFC)

10 Rillington Place (John Christie, der Frauenwürger von London, 1970-GB; R: Richard Fleischer, B: Clive Exton, K: Denys Coop, M: John Dankworth, D: RA-John Reginald Christie, Judy Geeson, John Hurt) 111m-Krimi/drama (Buch von Ludovic Kennedy) (?-07; 7102)

Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab (1974-D/E/F/I * Peter Collinson ... Richter Cannon) (Roman von Agatha Christie) (7409)

Rosebud (Unternehmen Rosebud, 1974-USA * Otto Preminger ... Sloat) (Roman von Joan Hemingway & Paul Bonnecarrere) (05-09; 7503)

Brannigan (Brannigan - Ein Mann aus Stahl, 1974-GB; R: Douglas Hickox, B: Christopher Trumbo, Michael Butler, William P. McGivern, William W. Norton, K: Gerry Fisher, M: Dominic Frontiere, D: John Wayne, RA-Commander Sir Charles Swann) 111m-Actionkrimi (06-08; 7506)

Conduct Unbecoming (Die Schande des Regiments, 1974-GB * Michael Anderson ... Major Lionel Roach) (11-?; 7606)

Shatranj ke khilari (Die Schachspieler, 1976/77-IND; R: Satyajit Ray, B: Satyajit Ray; Shama Zaidi, Javed Siddiqui, K: Soumendu Roy, M: Satyajit Ray, D: Saeed Jaffrey, Sanjeev Kumar & RA-General Outram) 128m-Komödie (Kurzgeschichte von Munshi Premchand) (7710)

The Human Factor (The Human Factor, 1979-GB * Otto Preminger ... Colonel John Daintry) (Roman von Graham Greene) (8001)

Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, 1992-USA * Steven Spielberg ... John Hammond) (Roman von Michael Crichton) (9306)

Miracle on 34th Street (Das Wunder von Manhattan, 1994-USA; R: Les Mayfield, B: George Seaton, John Hughes, K: Julio Macat, M: Bruce Broughton, D: RA-Kriss Kringle, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh, James Remar) 114m-Weihnachtsmärchen (9411)

Hamlet (Hamlet, 1996-USA/GB; R+B: Kenneth Branagh, K: Alex Thomson, M: Patrick Doyle, D: RA-englischer Gesandter, Brian Blessed, Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, Gerard Depardieu, Nicholas Farrell, John Gielgud, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Jack Lemmon, Michael Maloney, Robin Williams, Kate Winslet) 242m-Tragödie (Bühnenstück von William Shakespeare, 1602) (01?02-04; 9612)

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Vergessene Welt: Jurassic Park, 1996-USA * Steven Spielberg ... John Hammond) (Roman von Michael Crichton) (09-12; 9705)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth, 1997-GB * Shekhar Kapur ... Sir William Cecil) (9810)

Puckoon (Puckoon (2000-GB/D; d+B: Terence Ryan, K: Peter Hannan, M: Richard Hartley, Pol Brennan, D: Sean Hughes, Elliott Gould, RA-Autor/Regisseur) 83m (Buch/Roman von Spike Milligan) (11-12; 0304)

FILMS (as director / als Regisseur)

Oh! What a Lovely War (Oh! What a Lovely War, 1968-GB; R: RA, B: Len Deighton, K: Gerry Turpin, MA: Alfred Ralston, D: Dirk Bogarde, Phyllis Calvert, Jean-Pierre Cassel, John Clements, John Gielgud, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Maggie Smith, Susannah York & John Mills) 144m-Musical (>01<; 6903)

Young Winston (Der junge Löwe, 1971-GB; R: RA, B: Carl Foreman, K: Gerry Turpin, M/ML: Alfred Ralston, D: Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Simon Ward) 157m-Biografie (Buch von Winston Churchill) (7207)

A Bridge Too Far (Die Brücke von Arnheim, 1976-GB * Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Edward Fox, Elliott Gould, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, Hardy Krüger, Laurence Olivier, Ryan O'Neal, Robert Redford, Maximilian Schell, Liv Ullmann) (Buch von Cornelius Ryan) (7706)

Magic (Magic - Eine unheimliche Liebesgeschichte, 1978-USA; R: RA, B: William Goldman, K: Victor J. Kemper, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter) 107m-Psychothriller (Roman von William Goldman) (7811)

Gandhi (Gandhi, 1980/81-GB/IND * Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen) (8211)

A Chorus Line (A Chorus Line, 1985-USA; R: RA, B: Arnold Schulman, K: Ronnie Taylor, M: Marvin Hamlisch, D: Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges, Jan Gan Boyd, Sharon Brown, Gregg Burge, Michael Douglas, Cameron English, Tony Fields, Nicole Fosse, Vicki Frederick, Michelle Johnston, Janet Jones, Pam Klinger, Audrey Landers, Terrence Mann, Charles McGowan, Alyson Reed, Justin Ross, Blane Savage, Matt West) 113m-Musicaldrama (?-02; 8512)

Cry Freedom (Schrei nach Freiheit, 1986-GB * Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington) (zwei Bücher von Donald Woods) (8711)

Chaplin (Chaplin, 1991/92-USA/F/GB; R: RA, B: William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman, K: Sven Nykvist, M: John Barry, D: Robert Downey, Jr, Dan Aykroyd, Geraldine Chaplin, Kevin Dunn, Anthony Hopkins, Milla Jovovich, Moira Kelly, Kevin Kline, Diane Lane, Penelope Ann Miller, Paul Rhys, John Thaw, Marisa Tomei, Nancy Travis, James Woods) 144m-Biografie (Buch von David Robinson + Buch von Charles Chaplin) (9212)

Shadowlands (Shadowlands, 1993-GB * Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger) (9403)

In Love and War (In Love and War, 1996-USA; R: RA, B: Allan Scott, Clancy Sigal, Anna Hamilton Phelan, K: Roger Pratt, M: George Fenton, D: Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell) 115m-Liebesdrama (Buch von Henry S. Villard & James Nagel) (9612)

Grey Owl (1998-GB/CDN) (9910)

Closing the Ring (Closing the Ring - Geheimnis der Vergangenheit, 2006-GB/CDN; R: RA, B: Peter Woodward, K: Roger Pratt, M: Jeff Danna, D: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Mischa Barton, Stephen Amell) 118m-Liebesdrama (0712)

AWARDS

Darstellerpreis für Seance on a Wet Afternoon [Filmfestival San Sebastián 1964]

BAFTA Award (bester britischer Darsteller) für Seance on a Wet Afternoon & Guns at Batasi (1965)

Golden Globe (bester Nebendarsteller) für The Sand Pebbles (1967)

Golden Globe (bester Nebendarsteller) für Doctor Dolittle (1968)

Academy Award / Oscar (beste Regie) für Gandhi (1983)

Golden Globe (beste Regie) für Gandhi (1983)

BAFTA Award (beste Regie) für Gandhi (1983)

David di Donatello (bester ausländischer Produzent) für Gandhi (1983)

Directors Guild of America Award für Gandhi (1983)

Preis für besondere Verdienste [Europäischer Filmpreis 1988]

Dilys Powell Award [London Critics Circle Film Awards 1995]

BOOKS

Richard Attenborough and Diana Hawkins: Entirely up to You, Darling. London: Hutchinson, 2008 > XIV, 318 S. : Ill. * includes index

Andy Dougan: The Actor's Director: Richard Attenborough behind the Camera. Edinburgh/London: Mainstream Publishing, 1994 > 192 S. : zahlr. Ill. * Filmogr. S. 181 - 186

David Robinson: Richard Attenborough. London: British Film Institute, 2003 > 137 S. : 54 Ill. * includes filmography (p. [116]-137)


Sally Dux: Richard Attenborough. Manchester/New York: Manchester University Press, 2013 > XIV, 220 S. : Ill.

Richard Attenborough’s film career has stretched across seven decades; surprisingly, Sally Dux’s book is the first detailed scholarly analysis of his work as a filmmaker. Concentrating on his work behind the camera, she explores his initial role as a producer, including his partnerships with Bryan Forbes in Beaver Films (1959–64) and with Allied Film Makers (1960–64). As we know, Attenborough went on to direct twelve films, many of which achieved great acclaim, most notably Gandhi, which won eight Academy Awards in 1982. Attenborough is most renowned for his biographical films including Young Winston, Cry Freedom, Chaplin and Shadowlands, which helped to establish the genre within British cinema. Although his work has often attracted controversy, particularly regarding the representation of individuals and historical events, his films are noted for extracting acclaimed performances from unknown actors such as Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), while maintaining his moral and thematic concerns. * filmography, bibliography, index

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