Films By Roger Michell

... ... Originally made for the BBC as a four episode mini series, author/screen writer Hanil Kureishi brings all the wicked humour and bold strokes of My Beautiful Laundretle and Sammy & Rosie Get laid to this epic semi-autobiographical saga of a young Anglo-Indian's sexual and political initiation in 70s London. Protagonist Karim Amir's Indian father. Haroon, is the Buddha of the title, a Muslim... Read more
From writer Hanif Kureishi and director Roger Michell. collaborators onThe Buddha of Suburbia, The Mother is a compelling and biting contemporary British drama, in which an ageing widow seduces her daughter's lover. With its heady mix of sex, love and death, the film paints an achingly heartfelt portrart of two people who defy convention, with surprising results. Selected for Directors' Fortnight ... Read more
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