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Garth Jennings is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter British born on 4 march 1972 at Epping (United-kingdom)

Garth Jennings

Garth Jennings
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 4 march 1972 (46 years) at Epping (United-kingdom)

Garth Jennings est un acteur, scénariste, réalisateur anglais né à Epping en 1972.

Biography

Il rencontre son producteur et ami Nick Goldsmith durant ses études d'art, et crée avec lui en 1999 la société de production Hammer and Tongs dans le but de réaliser des clips originaux pour MTV et des films publicitaires. Se détachant du lot grâce à leur humour et leur inventivité, ils tournent des clips avant-gardistes comme Right here, right now pour Fat Boy Slim ou encore Coffee and TV pour Blur. En 2005, Garth Jennings décide de réaliser son premier film cinématographique H2G2 : le Guide du voyageur galactique, adapté de la saga humoristique de Douglas Adams. Après cette première expérience sur le grand écran, Garth Jennings sortira en 2007 son deuxième long métrage Le Fils de Rambow (Son of Rambow). Le fils de Rambow a été nommé aux Orange British Academy Film Awards en 2009 pour la première œuvre d'un réalisateur, producteur ou scénariste britannique.

Best films

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Garth Jennings (7 films)

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Actor

Untitled Illumination film, 1h50
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina, Nick Offerman, Reese Witherspoon
Roles Miss Crawly / Additional Voices (voice)
Rating70% 3.546483.546483.546483.546483.54648
A koala named Buster hires a black sheep who is also his best friend to help him run his business of theater.
The World's End, 1h49
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about alcoholism, La fin du monde, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about religion, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan
Roles man in pub #5
Rating69% 3.4982553.4982553.4982553.4982553.498255
Gary King (Simon Pegg), a middle-aged alcoholic, tracks down his estranged schoolfriends and persuades them to complete "the Golden Mile", a pub crawl encompassing the 12 pubs of their hometown of Newton Haven. The group attempted the crawl as teenagers, but failed to reach the final pub, The World's End.
Fantastic Mr. Fox, 1h27
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Films about foxes, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Eric Chase Anderson
Roles Bean's Son (voice)
Rating77% 3.8987653.8987653.8987653.8987653.898765
While raiding Berk's Squab Farm, Mr. Fox and his wife Felicity trigger a fox trap and become caged. Felicity reveals to Fox that she is pregnant and pleads with him to find a safer job if they escape. Two years later, the Foxes and their sullen son Ash are living in a hole. Fox, now a newspaper columnist, moves the family into a better home in the base of a tree, ignoring the warnings of his lawyer Badger about how dangerous the area is for foxes. The tree is located very close to facilities run by three farmers: Walter Boggis, Nathaniel Bunce, and Franklin Bean. Soon after the Foxes move in, Felicity's nephew Kristofferson Silverfox comes to live with them, as his father has fallen ill with double pneumonia. Ash finds this situation intolerable; his soft-spoken cousin is apparently superior to him at almost everything, and everyone, including Fox, is charmed by Kristofferson at Ash's expense. Longing for his days as a thief, Fox and his friend Kylie Opossum steal produce and poultry from the three farms.
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz (2007)
, 2h1
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Serial killer films, Buddy films
Actors Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Dalton, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy
Roles Crack Addict (uncredited)
Rating78% 3.948293.948293.948293.948293.94829
Police Constable Nicholas Angel, a high-achieving member of the Metropolitan Police Service, is promoted to Sergeant but it comes with being transferred to the village of Sandford, Gloucestershire, for being too good at his job while making his colleagues look bad by comparison due to his skills. Angel finds the town is generally devoid of any crime, with its local Neighbourhood Watch Alliance (NWA) helping to keep the peace as everyone prepares for the "Village of the Year" award contest. Angel finds minor instances of disorderly conduct, during which he confiscates a shed full of unlicensed fire arms including a naval mine, pursues an escaped swan, and arrests a drunk driver who turns out to be his new partner PC Danny Butterman, the son of town chief Inspector, Frank Butterman.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1h48
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
Roles Frankie Mouse (uncredited)
Rating67% 3.3993853.3993853.3993853.3993853.399385
The film begins with a Broadway-style number "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish", sung by the dolphins of the world, who are aware of the Earth's impending doom. At the end, they all jump out of the oceans and into space, leaving Earth for good.
Shaun of the Dead, 1h35
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Romantic comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Comedy horror films, Dystopian films, Buddy films, Disaster films
Actors Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Bill Nighy
Roles Fun Dead Zombie (uncredited)
Rating78% 3.948713.948713.948713.948713.94871
Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 29-year-old electronics shop salesman with no direction in life. His younger colleagues show him no respect, he has a strained relationship with his stepfather, Phillip (Bill Nighy), and a tense one with his housemate Pete (Peter Serafinowicz) because of Ed (Nick Frost), Shaun's other housemate and vulgar, unemployed best friend. Furthermore, Shaun's girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) dislikes their social life as they spend every date at the Winchester, Shaun and Ed's favourite pub. Because Shaun always brings Ed, Liz is always forced to bring her flatmates, David (Dylan Moran) and Dianne (Lucy Davis). After a bad day at work, Shaun forgets to book a table at a nice restaurant, and after suggesting the Winchester again Liz breaks up with him. Shaun drowns his sorrows with Ed at the Winchester. While celebrating at home, an enraged Pete — suffering from a bite wound caused by "some crackheads" — confronts Shaun on his flaws, telling him to sort his life out.

Director

Untitled Illumination film, 1h50
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina, Nick Offerman, Reese Witherspoon
Rating70% 3.546483.546483.546483.546483.54648
A koala named Buster hires a black sheep who is also his best friend to help him run his business of theater.
Son of Rambow, 1h36
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about films, Films about religion
Actors Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jules Sitruk, Jessica Hynes, Adam Godley, Neil Dudgeon
Rating69% 3.499093.499093.499093.499093.49909
Will (Bill Milner) is quiet and shy, and comes from a family that belongs to the strict Plymouth Brethren church. Will is forbidden to watch films or television and is made to leave his classroom when the teacher puts on a documentary. In the corridor, he meets Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the worst-behaved boy in school, thrown out of another class for bad behaviour. They accidentally break a fish bowl in the corridor; Lee volunteers to take the blame, pretending that the punishment is torture, in exchange for Will's watch, which belonged to his dead father. Moreover, Lee demands that Will performs the stunts in a film Lee is making with home video equipment owned by his bullying older brother, Lawrence (Ed Westwick), which Lawrence uses in his video pirating enterprise. He intends to enter the Screen Test Young Film-Makers' Competition.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1h48
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
Rating67% 3.3993853.3993853.3993853.3993853.399385
The film begins with a Broadway-style number "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish", sung by the dolphins of the world, who are aware of the Earth's impending doom. At the end, they all jump out of the oceans and into space, leaving Earth for good.

Scriptwriter

Untitled Illumination film, 1h50
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina, Nick Offerman, Reese Witherspoon
Roles Writer
Rating70% 3.546483.546483.546483.546483.54648
A koala named Buster hires a black sheep who is also his best friend to help him run his business of theater.
Son of Rambow, 1h36
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about films, Films about religion
Actors Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jules Sitruk, Jessica Hynes, Adam Godley, Neil Dudgeon
Rating69% 3.499093.499093.499093.499093.49909
Will (Bill Milner) is quiet and shy, and comes from a family that belongs to the strict Plymouth Brethren church. Will is forbidden to watch films or television and is made to leave his classroom when the teacher puts on a documentary. In the corridor, he meets Lee Carter (Will Poulter), the worst-behaved boy in school, thrown out of another class for bad behaviour. They accidentally break a fish bowl in the corridor; Lee volunteers to take the blame, pretending that the punishment is torture, in exchange for Will's watch, which belonged to his dead father. Moreover, Lee demands that Will performs the stunts in a film Lee is making with home video equipment owned by his bullying older brother, Lawrence (Ed Westwick), which Lawrence uses in his video pirating enterprise. He intends to enter the Screen Test Young Film-Makers' Competition.