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Films By Stephen Frears

BLOODY KIDS (Stephen Frears, 1979)
Stephen Frears made his remarkable feature film debut with the film Gumshoe starring Albert Finney as a would-be comedian with a Raymond Chandler addiction. Its artistic success was never paralleled … Read more

HIGH FIDELITY (Stephen Frears, 2000)
Stephen Frears (My Beautiful Laundrette, The Grifters) teams with John Cusack to bring Nick Hornsby's hysterical bestseller to the screen. Cusack is Rob, an eternal teenager approaching 30. In the mi… Read more

MR. JOLLY LIVES NEXT DOOR (Stephen Frears, 1987)
"A Niagara of blood, booze, saliva and sick by Stephen (My Beautiful Laundrette) Frears, closer in spirit to The Young Ones than any of the other Comic Strip pics Edmondson and Mayall play a pair of … Read more

The Burning (Stephen Frears, 1967)
A white South African, her grandson and Cape coloured servants live out a rigidly conventional life in which Black Africa has no part. When signs of uprising filter into their enclosed world, they ca… Read more

TYPICALLY BRITISH (Stephen Frears, Mike Dibb, 1995)
Francois Truffaut, Stephen Frears reminds us, once observed that the words 'British' and cinema' seemed incompatible. Frears' celebra­tion of one hundred years of British Cinema is an elegant and… Read more

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