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Shirley Henderson

Shirley Henderson

Date of Birth: 24 Nov 1965

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 54 (Actor)

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    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason takes our beloved Bridget on a hilarious and unexpected new journey as she navigates the treacherous territory of modern love without ever losing her inimitable sense of humor. (Universal)
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    Bridget Jones\
    At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget (Zellweger) decides it's time to take control of her life -- and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. (Miramax)
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    The Claim
    A raw, romantic tale of stark beauty and primal authenticity about how dreams collided with greed in the making of California.
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    Close Your Eyes
    Hypnotherapist Dr Michael Strother (Visnjic) has a dangerous gift; he gets flashes from the inside of his patients' minds. The thrills start when Strothers, whilst trying to help a police detective stop smoking, sees in her mind an image of a young girl floating below the surface of a stream. He is soon caught up in the detective's pursuit of a ritualistic killer who believes he has found the secret of immortality. (First Look Media)
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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible things are going to happen. Harry decides to ignore Dobby's warning and continues with his pre-arranged schedule. But at Hogwarts, strange and terrible things are indeed happening... (imdb)
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    Intermission
    A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very (very) bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. (IFC Films)
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    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
    Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene--her daughter by the sexy but delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley, so much, that he proposes to her on national television. Jimmy sees the TV proposal and returns to town convinced that he can try to win back his wife and daughter, however he faces formidable opposition from almost every side. (imdb)
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    Topsy-Turvy
    After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to one of their greatest successes. (imdb)
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    Trainspotting
    Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
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    Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
    The good-hearted Harbour has spent his whole life trying to take care of his motherless and suicidal little brother, Wilbur. The brothers are inseparable. When in their thirties, they lose their father and inherit his second-hand bookshop. One day Alice enters the shop with her little daughter. Alice is a cleaning lady at the nearby hospital and she sells the books that the patients leave behind. The daughter Mary yearns for a home where the books don't always get sold... (imdb)
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    Wonderland
    There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair salon after hours; her son spends part of the weekend with her ex, a man with a hair-trigger temper. Molly is expecting her first baby and its father acts as if the responsibility is too much for him... (imdb)
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    24 Hour Party People
    Manchester 1976: Cambridge educated Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan), Granada TV presenter, is at a Sex Pistols gig. Totally inspired by this pivotal moment in music history, he and his friends set up a record label, Factory Records, signing first Joy Division (who go on to become New Order) then James and the Happy Mondays, who all become seminal artists of their time. What ensues is a tale of music, sex, drugs, larger-than-life characters... (imdb)
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    Yes
    The story of a passionate love affair between an American woman (Allen) and a Middle-Eastern man (Abkarian) in which they confront some of the greatest conflicts of our generation - religious, political and sexual. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
    A zesty celebration of storytelling and the life that spills out of it, this film tells two stories: that of an 18th Century Englishman Tristram Shandy (Coogan), and that of the hapless 21st Century filmmakers who are adapting the notoriously unfilmable work "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman," with "Steve Coogan" (COogan) in the title role. (Picturehouse)
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    AfterLife
    An ambitious Scottish journalist forced to choose between his high-flying career or caring for his younger sister who has Down syndrome. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AfterLife_(film)
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    Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
    Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. (imdb)
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    Dirty Filthy Love
    A man's life falls apart as a result of his affliction with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome in this touching and funny tale. (imdb)
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    I Really Hate My Job
    I Really Hate My Job is the story of the lives of five waitresses stuck in a second rate London restaurant with delusions of grandeur. Customers come and go, unaware of the real concerns of these women; a rat or two in the kitchen, bitter arguments about life and art, as well as a coup d'état in the kitchen... all overshadowed by the anticipation of a booking by a famous Hollywood film star. (wikipedia)
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    Frozen
    It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, Kath continues the search herself. She gets nowhere until she steals some CCTV footage of her sister on her final day.
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    Villa des roses
    The movie is an adaptation of the famous novel of Willem Elsschot. It shows the peculiar life in a crowded hotel in Paris, 1913. (imdb)
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    Life During Wartime
    Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in a war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos.
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    Wedding Belles
    A darkly humorous look at the lives and loves of four modern women, each with their own remarkable, intriguing and often tragic stories. (imdb)
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    Meek\
    Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions.
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    The Way We Live Now
    The Way We Live Now (2001) - TV Mini-Series
    At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings. Trollope describes him as 'something in the city', but the "something" part is not always clear. Within weeks of arriving in London, he announces a new company and promises instant fortune to those who join him in this scheme... (imdb)
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    The Crimson Petal and the White
    Set in 1860s London, a young prostitute finds potential power and status after becoming the mistress of a powerful patriarch. (imdb)
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    Marple
    Marple (2004) - TV Series
    Treasure Island
    A retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel. After the death of Captain Flint (Sutherland), his betrayed First Mate Long John Silver (Izzard), hatches a plan to retrieve Flint's hidden treasure.
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    The Gruffalo\
    Having been warned by her father not to go in search of the Big Bad Mouse,the Gruffalo's child defies him and sets out into the woods. (imdb)
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    Everyday
    This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time. (imdb)
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    The Look of Love
    The true story of British adult magazine publisher and entrepreneur Paul Raymond. A modern day King Midas story, Raymond became one of the richest men in Britain at the cost of losing those closest to him. (sundance.org)
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    Southcliffe
    Southcliffe (2013) - TV Mini-Series
    In this timely and ambitious four-part dramatic series, director Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and celebrated British television writer Tony Grisoni tell the tragic tale of a "sleepy little English market town" turned upside down when one of its little-liked residents turns his guns on his fellow citizens. (tiff.net)
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    Filth
    A bipolar, bigoted junkie cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter. (imdb)
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    Jamaica Inn
    Jamaica Inn (2014) - TV Mini-Series
    Based on Daphne Du Maurier's novel
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    The Last King
    The Last King (2003) - TV Mini-Series
    This lavish British mini-series chronicles the life and times of England's King Charles II (Rufus Sewell), the first king to reign after the nation's 11-year tenure as Commonwealth under Oliver Cromwell. The drama follows young Charles from his father's execution to his subsequent exile in France and his eventual return to the throne, focusing primarily on the decadence of the Restoration court and the king's many mistresses.
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    Tale of Tales
    Based on a 17th century collection of fairy tales by Italian author Giambattista Basile, the film weaves realistic and fantastical elements together into three different storylines, one of which involves Salma Hayek eating the heart of a giant beast. (Youtube)
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    Set Fire to the Stars
    A tale of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's drink-sodden first tour of America in 1950, where aspiring poet and academic John M Brinnin struggles to keep his unkempt charge on a respectable leash. Fuelled by booze, insecurity and egotistical self-pity, the Welsh legend alternately enthralls and appals all who fall into his circle. (The Guardian)
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    American Cousins
    Two New Jersey mobsters are almost killed when a deal in Eastern Europe goes wrong. They take refuge with their law-abiding cousin Bobby, who runs a fish and chip shop in Glasgow, Scotland. (Wikipedia)
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    Bridget Jones\
    The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s. (imdb)
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    T2 Trainspotting
    A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters.
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    On the Road
    An intimate look at life on the road for the band Wolf Alice as they tour Great Britain. (imdb)
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    Urban Hymn
    Set against the backdrop of the 2011 UK summer riots, 'Urban Hymn' follows a young female offender who possesses a remarkable voice and a determined social worker who inspires her to use it. (imdb)
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    Okja
    A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja. (imdb)
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    Stan and Ollie
    Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain. (imdb)
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    Salt on Our Skin
    A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles.
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    The ABC Murders
    The ABC Murders (2018) - TV Mini-Series
    In 1933, retired detective Hercule Poirot is targeted by a taunting killer who sends letters signed "ABC", which Poirot must decode in order to discover the identity of the murderer. (imdb)
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    Never Steady, Never Still
    A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps. (imdb)
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    Einstein\
    The story of the discovery and realization of the famous equation e=mc² by Albert Einstein. The program includes a quite detailed summary of the history of physics up to that date and how the various components of the formula were discovered and codified by various people through the ages. The last part of the program includes a summary of Einstein's academic papers in that year (1905) and the path to nuclear weapons. (imdb)
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    Greed
    A satire on wealth, centered around a billionaire’s 60th birthday on the Greek island Mykonos. (Wikipedia)
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    In Secret
    Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. (imdb)
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    May Contain Nuts
    Alice Chaplin and her family move to a gated community in London and find themselves in a world of high expectations, middle-class pretensions and competitive parenting. When Alice fears that her daughter Molly will fail the entrance exam for the prestigious Chelsea College for Girls, she decides to take drastic measures to make sure the family can keep up with the Joneses.
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    Rob Roy
    In 1713 Scotland, Rob Roy MacGregor is wronged by a nobleman and his nephew, becomes an outlaw in search of revenge while fleeing the Redcoats, and faces charges of being a Jacobite. (imdb)
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    Doctor Who
    Doctor Who (2005) - TV Series
    See How They Run
    A desperate Hollywood film producer sets out to turn a popular play into a film. When members of the production are murdered, world-weary Inspector Stoppard and rookie Constable Stalker find themselves in the midst of a puzzling whodunit (imdb.com).
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    The Mandalorian