Pauline is a student in New Zealand who has no affection for her family or her classmates, but when the beautiful and wealthy Juliet enrols at her school the pair become best friends. Through their shared tastes in art, literature, and music they begin to build an elegant fantasy world. However, when Juliet's parents threaten to separate the girls, they make a ruthless pact to preserve their fairytale forever, whatever the cost...
'Sense and Sensibility' is the story of two sisters; pragmatic Elinor (Emma Thompson) and passionate, willful Mariann (Kate Winslet). When their father, Henry Dashwood, dies, by law his estate must pass to the eldest son from his first marriage. Suddenly homeless and impoverished, his current wife and daughters find themselves living in a simple country cottage. The two sisters are soon accepted into their new society. Mariann becomes swept up in a passionate love affair with the dashing Willoughby (Greg Wise), while Elinor struggles to keep a tight reign on the family purse strings and to keep her feelings for Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant), whom she left behind, hidden from her family. Despite their different personalities, they both experience great sorrow in their affairs, but they learn to mix sense with sensibility in a society that is obsessed with both financial and social status.
Jude Fawley (Christopher Eccleston) is a stonemason who loves learning. Inspired by his teacher he longs to go to University. After a brief but unhappy marriage to the daughter of a local pig farmer, he moves to Christminster to be closer to his beloved scholars. There, he meets and falls totally in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead (Kate Winslet), a thoroughly modern young woman, whose wit and beauty captivate him. The ill-fated lovers join in an illicit union that flount society's conventions and tragedy ensues.
Shakespeare's most iconic work, "Hamlet" explodes with big ideas and is the ultimate story of loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness. Hamlet's father is dead and Denmark has crowned Hamlet's uncle the new king. Consumed by grief, Hamlet struggles to exact revenge, with devastating consequences. From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes the film version of their unique and critically acclaimed production, with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This groundbreaking stage production, directed by Sarah Frankcom, was the Royal Exchange Theatre's fastest-selling show in a decade. "Hamlet" is brought to cinemas and video by film director Margaret Williams whose 'Written on Skin' (Royal Opera House/BBC) won many awards including the Diapason d'Or. The film version of 'Hamlet' is produced by Anne Beresford and Debbie Cray, the team behind the highly praised Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach, which Margaret also directed.
Rose (Kate Winslet) is a young upper-class woman suffocating under the thumb of her arrogant fiance. Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) is the free-spirited artist who opens Rose's eyes and steals her heart. When the ship collides with an iceberg in the frigid North Atlantic, the young lovers' journey is transformed into a breathtaking race for survival.
Judy Dench and Kate Winslet bring to the screen one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th Century, celebrated English author Iris Murdoch. As told by her unlikely soul mate, husband John Bayley, Iris first became known as a brilliant young scholar at Oxford whose boundless spirit dazzled those around her. During a remarkable career as a novelist and philosopher, she continued to prove herself a woman ahead of her time. Even in later in life, as age and illness robber Iris of her remarkable gifts, nothing could diminish her immense influence or weaken the bond with her devoted husband.
Joel (Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend, Clementine (Kate Winslet), has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr Howard Mierzwiak (Tom Wilkinson), to get the same treatment. But as his memories of Clementine begin to fade, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her.
Award-winning stars Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet and Dustin Hoffman bring to life the story of a man who awakened the world's imagination, and the people who inspired him. Finding Neverland is a tale about James M. Barrie's extraordinary journey to create the classic, Peter Pan...from his first inspiration to the night of the play's premiere.
Life is not quite what it seems in this haunting and sensual masterwork from writer/director Todd Field. Kate Winslet and Jackie Earle Haley star along with Jennifer Connelly and Patrick Wilson in this "beautiful, provocative and compelling" adult drama. Base don the novel by Tom Perrotta, this film explores how the lives of seemingly perfect families can unravel in the wake of an adulterous affair.
Witness the founder of Apple like never before. 'Steve Jobs' paints an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at the epicenter of the digital revolution, backstage in the final minutes before three iconic product launches.