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Brian Percival

Brian Percival
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth at Liverpool (United-kingdom)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Brian Percival est un réalisateur britannique, travaillant principalement pour la télévision.

Il a réalisé des épisodes pour les séries télévisées suivantes : Pleasureland, North and South, ShakespeaRe-Told, The Ruby in the Smoke et The Old Curiosity Shop.

Son premier court métrage About a Girl, durant seulement 9 minutes, a remporté un prix au British Academy Film Award du meilleur court-métrage, ainsi que plusieurs prix au Festival du film en 2001.

Best films

Downton Abbey (2019)
(Executive Producer)
The Book Thief (2013)

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Filmography of Brian Percival (5 films)

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The Book Thief, 2h11
Directed by Brian Percival
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about children, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Children's films
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Roger Allam, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch
Rating75% 3.7986353.7986353.7986353.7986353.798635
In April 1938, a voice representing Death (Roger Allam) tells about how the young Liesel Meminger (Sophie Nélisse) has piqued his interest. Liesel is traveling on a train with her mother (Heike Makatsch) and younger brother when her brother dies. At his burial she picks up a book that has been dropped by his graveside (a gravedigger's manual). Liesel is then delivered to foster parents Hans (Geoffrey Rush) and Rosa (Emily Watson) Hubermann because her mother, a Communist, is fleeing Germany. When she arrives, Liesel makes an impression on a neighboring boy, Rudy Steiner (Nico Liersch).
A Boy Called Dad, 1h20
Directed by Brian Percival
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ian Hart, Louise Delamere, Sacha Parkinson, Charlene McKenna, Steve Evets, Crissy Rock
Rating65% 3.29673.29673.29673.29673.2967
A Boy Called Dad tells the story of Robbie, a fourteen-year-old boy who has just become a father. Robbie wishes to take responsibility for his baby son, Elliot, but the mother wants nothing more to do with him. A near-accident reunites Robbie with his estranged father, Joe, and for a while their relationship flourishes. But Joe proves a feckless, unreliable man, and Robbie realizes he does not want to be the same kind of father to his own child. After seeing the baby with his mother and her abusive new boyfriend, Robbie decides to take action. Confrontation leads to violence, and Robbie kidnaps his son and goes on the run. Travelling cross-country, he meets Nia, a traumatized young woman who has some ugly family issues to resolve. Meanwhile an increasingly guilt-ridden Joe searches for Robbie, trying to guess where he might go next. His search leads to a final confrontation between Joe and Robbie, in which each is forced to face up to the past. The police soon arrive and Robbie gives Joe his son. In the end, Robbie says "They reckon that when you're drowning, you see your life flash before ya. But I didn't, I saw someone else's life, it was my son's, Elliot.
About a Girl, 9minutes
Directed by Brian Percival
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, Films about child abuse
Actors Ashley-Jade
Rating68% 3.438943.438943.438943.438943.43894
About a Girl opens with a striking shot of a silhouette — against a skyline of clouds above a field — of a girl singing the Britney Spears song "Stronger" and doing the dance routine. It cuts abruptly to a close-up of the girl talking in a strong Mancunian accent to the camera: "If Jesus were alive today — right, he'd probably be a singer." She is walking against a backdrop of Manchester's industrial landscape, talking non-stop, mixing wry statements about stardom and singers with random quotes from her parents and descriptions of her life: her relationship with her dad, her frustrations with her mum, her desire to become a famous singer, the band she has formed with her friends. Things any 13-year-old might talk about. Her monologue is interrupted and intercut with different scenes of her with her family and her dad; her in a perfume department, sitting on a bench singing "Stronger" again, and on the back of a bus with her girlfriends singing "Oops!... I Did It Again" by Britney Spears and doing the routine.


Downton Abbey, 2h2
Directed by Michael Engler
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Laura Carmichael
Roles Executive Producer
Rating73% 3.696393.696393.696393.696393.69639
1927. Depuis le mariage d'Edith, devenue marquise d'Hexham, bien des choses ont changé à Downton Abbey. Alors que le comte de Grantham et son épouse ont dû réduire le nombre des domestiques et que Lady Mary se demande s'il est possible de conserver château, domaine et train de vie, toute la maisonnée apprend l'arrivée du roi George V et de la reine Mary . Le grand chambellan du roi chamboule les lieux en amenant les domestiques du palais de Buckingham et un grand chef cuisinier. Anna décide de se rebeller avec l'ensemble des domestiques mis de côté, et Lady Mary fait appel à Carson, l'ancien majordome. Lady Violet, quant à elle, tente de sauver un héritage au profit de son fils, et découvrira un secret de famille. De son côté, Tom retrouve enfin l'amour après toutes ces années de veuvage, empêche un divorce royal, et... sauve la vie du roi.