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Tilda Swinton
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Date of Birth: Nov 5, 1960

Country: UK

Biography: Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is a British actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Michael Clayton...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 66 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (66) | Writer (2)
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The Souvenir (2019)
A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man. (imdb)
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The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
The life of David Copperfield is chronicled from his youth into adulthood. (Wikipedia)
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The Dead Don
The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
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Suspiria (2018)
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up. (imdb)
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. (imdb)
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Okja (2017)
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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Doctor Strange (2016)
A neurosurgeon with a destroyed career sets out to repair his hands only to find himself protecting the world from inter-dimensional threats.
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The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger (2016)
Prolific artist, philosopher, writer, storyteller and "radical humanist" John Berger is the focus of this vivid four-part cinematic portrait. In 1973, he moved from urban London to the tiny Alpine village of Quincy. THE SEASONS IN QUINCY: FOUR PORTRAITS OF JOHN BERGER examines different aspects of Berger's life in this remote village in the Alps. In four seasonal chapters, the film combines ideas and motifs from his work with the texture and history of his mountain home. (icarusfilms.com)
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Hail, Caesar! (2016)
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. (imdb)
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Dreams Rewired (2015)
DREAMS REWIRED traces the desires and anxieties of today's hyper-connected world back more than a hundred years, when telephone, film and television were new. As revolutionary then as contemporary social media is today, early electric media sparked a fervent utopianism in the public imagination - promising total communication, the annihilation of distance, an end to war. But then, too, there were fears over the erosion of privacy, security, morality. (dreamsrewired.com)
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
The vacation of a famous rock star and a filmmaker is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter. (imdb)
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Trainwreck (2015)
Since she was a child, it's been drilled into Amy's head that monogamy isn't realistic. Amy lives by that credo -- enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment -- but in actuality, she's kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she's writing, a charming and successful sports doctor, Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups, including this guy who really seems to like her, might be on to something. (imdb)
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Travelling at Night with Jim Jarmusch (2014)
A portrait of the American director Jim J. at work on the set of his latest film, Only Lovers Left Alive.
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Snowpiercer (2014)
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine. (imdb)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (imdb)
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)
A story centered on two vampires who have been in love for centuries. (imdb)
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When Björk Met Attenborough (2013)
Award-winning musician Björk and legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough have admired each other's work for years but this is the first time they have discussed their ... (imdb)
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him. (imdb)
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
A pair of lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them. (imdb)
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
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I Am Love (2010)
A tragic love story set at the turn of the millennium in Milan. The film follows the fall of the haute bourgeoisie due to the forces of passion and unconditional love.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
With their dour, bookish cousin Eustace (Will Poulter) in tow, the youngest Pevensie offspring -- Lucy (Georgie Henley) and Edmund (Skandar Keynes) -- take an unexpected trip back to Narnia and join noble King Caspian (Ben Barnes) for an epic high-seas adventure. Setting sail aboard the Dawn Treader, the young heroes head for the end of the world, determined to rescue seven once-powerful lords banished by Caspian's evil uncle.
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The Limits of Control (2009)
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.
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Julia (2009)
A woman (Swinton) tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait. (imdb)
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The Invisible Frame (2009)
In 1988 the British director Cynthia Beatt, who is based in Berlin, embarked on a journey into little-known territory. She filmed Tilda Swinton as they followed the Berlin Wall, capturing the inward-looking West Berlin and the over-the-Wall views of East Berlin.
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences. (imdb)
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Burn After Reading (2008)
A dark spy-comedy in which an ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two gym employees intent on making the most of their find.
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Derek (2008)
A film involving two courageous and innovative artists-one the subject and one the filmmaker-provides a cinematic journey that illuminates the work and enduring importance of the late Derek Jarman. (imdb)
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Strange Culture (2007)
The surreal nightmare of internationally-acclaimed artist and professor Steve Kurtz began when his wife Hope died in her sleep of heart failure. Police who responded to Kurtz's 911 call deemed Kurtz's art suspicious and called the FBI. Within hours the artist was detained as a suspected "bioterrorist" as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suits sifted through his work and impounded his computers, manuscripts, books, his cat, and even his wife's body. (L5 Productions)
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A Londoni férfi (2007)
As pic begins, a boat from London is just discharging its passengers at night on to the waiting train, and from his eyrie above the harbour Maloin sees a small case thrown from the boat to a man waiting on the other side of the harbor. Soon, the man who retrieves the case is in a struggle with another, and the former drowns in the harbor, taking the case with him. Characters are seen only in long shot, from Maloin's vantage point, as they enter and exit pools of light thrown on the stone quay (Variety)
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Michael Clayton (2007)
Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians... (imdb)
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Deep Water (2006)
The true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who entered the most daring nautical challenge ever: the very first solo, nonstop, round-the-world boat race.
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Stephanie Daley (2006)
This film weaves two parallel journeys into a sublime masterpiece about the absolute nature of truth. (Regent Releasing)
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Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World (2006)
A three-part BBC nature documentary series exploring the natural history of the Galápagos Islands and their important role in the formation of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. (Wikipedia)
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The Somme (2005)
The Somme (2005) - TV Movie
Drama-documentary recounting the events of the 1st July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Told through the letters and journals of soldiers who were there.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
C.S. Lewis' timeless adventure follows the exploits of the four Pevensie siblings -- Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter -- in World War II England who enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of hide-and-seek in the rural country home of an elderly professor. Once there, the children discover a charming, peaceful land inhabited by talking beasts, dwarfs, fauns, centaurs and giants that has become a world cursed to eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis... (Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media)
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Thumbsucker (2005)
Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
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Broken Flowers (2005)
Resolutely single Don (Murray) has just been dumped by his latest lover (Delpy). Don yet again resigns himself to being alone and left to his own devices. Instead, he is compelled to reflect on his past when he receives by mail a mysterious pink letter. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may now be looking for his father. (Focus Features)
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Constantine (2005)
Born with a gift he didn't want, the ability to clearly recognize the half-breed angels and demons that walk the earth in human skin, Constantine (Reeves) was driven to take his own life to escape the tormenting clarity of his vision. But he failed. Resuscitated against his will, he found himself cast back into the land of the living. Now, marked as an attempted suicide with a temporary lease on life, he patrols the earthly border between heaven and hell, hoping in vain to earn his way to salvation by sending the devil's foot soldiers back to the depths. (Warner Bros.)
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Young Adam (2003)
Based on Scottish beat writer Alexander Trocchi's novel and inspired by the great Hollywood film noirs of the 40s and 50s, Young Adam is a highly original thriller set on the canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh. (HanWay Films)
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The Statement (2003)
At the end of World War II, many of those involved were prosecuted for war crimes. Some got away. Until now. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Adaptation. (2002)
The lives of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, author Susan Orlean and orchid poacher John Laroche become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others' in this adaptation of the best-selling "The Orchid Thief."
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Teknolust (2002)
Anxious to use artificial intelligent robots to improve the world, Rosetta Stone (Swinton), a bio-geneticist, devises a recipe through which she can download her own DNA into a "live" brew she is growing in her computer. She succeeds in breeding three Self Replicating Automatons - S.R.A.'s that look human, but were bred as intelligent machines. (ThinkFilm Inc.)
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The Deep End (2001)
A story of a mother's relationship with her son as she struggles desperately to cope with a crisis that threatens to envelop her entire world. In the classical tradition of the American film melodrama, The Deep End explores the depths of familial love, the boundaries of communication, and the quiet lonely beauty of self-sacrifice. (i5 Films)
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Snowboarding through life, David Aames (Cruise) appears to lead a charmed life. In one night David meets a girl of his dreams and loses her by making a small mistake. Thrust unexpectedly onto a roller-coaster ride of romance, comedy, suspicion, love, sex and dreams, David finds himself on a mind-bending search for his soul and discovers the precious, ephemeral nature of true love. (Paramount Pictures)
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The Beach (2000)
Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. (imdb)
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The Dilapidated Dwelling (2000)
A woman is recalled to Britain from the Arctic, where she has spent twenty years working with people who build their houses from snow, and given the task of investigating 'the predicament of the house'. (mubi.com)
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Possible Worlds (2000)
The same man lives out several parallel lives in different "worlds" and in different relationships at the same time. (imdb)
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The War Zone (1999)
For fifteen-year old Tom (Cunliffe), the war zone is at the heart of his seemingly happy middle-class family. Nothing can prepare him for the terrible secret that binds his father (Winstone) and his seventeen-year-old sister Jessie (Belmont). Isolated, confused and consumed by adolescent anger, Tom is determined to reveal the truth. (Lot 47 Films)
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The Protagonists (1999)
An Italian movie crew goes to London to make a documentary about a murder case that took place a few years before. (imdb)
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Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
In the 1960s, British painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992) surprises a burglar and invites him to share his bed. The burglar, a working class man named George Dyer, 30 years Bacon's junior, accepts. Bacon finds Dyer's amorality and innocence attractive, introducing him to his Soho pals. In their sex life, Dyer dominates, Bacon is the masochist... (imdb)
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Conceiving Ada (1997)
Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea of a computer language and proponent of the possibilities of the "difference engine." Ada's ideas were stifled and unfulfilled because of the reality of life as a woman in the nineteenth century. (imdb)
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Female Perversions (1996)
Eve, a young, successful lawyer. Her days are a tightrope act between extreme eloquence and frosty toughness on the one side, and scaring vulnerability on the other. The climax of her career shall be the possibly forthcoming appointment as a judge, but this step seems to be interrupted by her kleptomanian sister Mad who is arrested after one of her raids. Eve travels to Mad's town to stand by her in the jail. Their struggle about Mad's illness evokes suppressed conflicts. (imdb.com)
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Glitterbug (1994)
Twenty years of super-8mm footage from Jarman's own life and film career compiled together into a 60 minute work with the music of Brian Eno.
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Wittgenstein (1993)
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language... (imdb)
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Blue (1993)
Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both literally and allegorically, together with an exploration of the meanings associated with the colour blue. (imdb)
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Orlando (1992)
Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that.
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Edward II (1991)
Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by taking as lover besides his diplomatic wife, the French princess Isabel, not an acceptable lady at court but the ambitious Piers Gaveston, who uses his favor in bed even to wield political influence - the stage is set for a palace revolt which sends the gay pair from the throne to a terminal torture dungeon. (imdb)
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The Garden (1990)
A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones... (imdb)
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War Requiem (1989)
A film with no dialogs, just follows the lyrics of the Britten's oratorium, that criticize the war's horrors. It shows the story of an englishman soldier and a nurse (his bride) during the World War II. It combines many real scenes of contemporary wars (WWII, Vietnam, Angola, etc.) (imdb)
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The Last of England (1988)
The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher. (imdb)
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Cycling the Frame (1988)
Part documentary part art-film, about the Berlin Wall back in 1988 when West Berlin was still an isolated fiefdom of the capitalist west. The film follows a young girl and her thoughts as she circumnavigates West Berlin alongside the 96 mile long, iconic, symbol of the cold war. The film blends visual and audio art into a montage of simple scenes depicting the wall, its watch towers and life along the border strip just as it was a year before the wall fell and the cold war ended. (imdb)
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Friendship
In the 1970s, aliens send a female android diplomat to Earth on a mission of peace. She lands in war-torn Palestine instead of MIT by mistake and meets a friendly UK journalist there. They begin a series of insightful conversations. (imdb)
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Aria (1987)
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria. (imdb)
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Caravaggio (1986)
This stylishly bold tribute to the volatile artist stars Nigel Terry as the controversial painter torn between his rugged lover (Sean Bean) and his mistress (Tilda Swinton). Jarman sees the darkly handsome Caravaggio as a passionate man with a liking for "rough trade." An elegant tale centering around both the creative process and the touching homoerotic love story of the two men. (tlavideo.com)
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Egomania - Insel ohne Hoffnung (1986)
Udo Kier is torn between his good, love, marriage and his basic impulses, and a strange bearded man is both carried away like Jesus into the cold snow, and serves as a guide into darker wastelands. People are killed with bricks, Udo finds himself eating mud, and more. (The Worldwide Celluloid Massacre)
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