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Giles Foster

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Nationality United-kingdom

Giles Foster est un réalisateur de télévision depuis 1975. Il se spécialise dans l'art dramatique. Il a également dirigé des œuvres télévisuelles en Australie, et plus récemment, en Allemagne. Dans les années 1970, il a d'autre part écrit lui-même certaines œuvres pour la télévision.

Il est originaire de Bath et la série télévisée Four Seasons a été réécrite pour être située à Bath.

Usually with

John Wells
John Wells
(2 films)
James Wilby
James Wilby
(2 films)
Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(2 films)
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Filmography of Giles Foster (9 films)

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Unknown Heart, 3h
Directed by Giles Foster
Genres Romance
Actors Greg Wise, Jane Seymour, Julian Sands, James Fox, Gedeon Burkhard, Sophie Cookson
Rating63% 3.1814053.1814053.1814053.1814053.181405
Elisabeth Lancaster, la quarantaine, vient de subir une transplantation cardiaque après des mois de luttes. Bouleversée par les implications éthiques de l'intervention, elle prend ses distances avec ses enfants et son mari. Andrew Shaw, le veuf de la donneuse, souhaite quant à lui faire la connaissance de celle à qui on a greffé le cœur de son épouse. Par la suite Elisabeth Lancaster montre des signes de rejet de la greffe et n'en a plus pour longtemps à vivre. Andrew démissionne de son poste d'architecte pour l'aider à ne pas vendre la distillerie, détruite par les flammes. Encouragé par ses enfants, Ben et Millie, Duncan son mari tente de reconquérir Elisabeth.
Starting Over, 1h55
Directed by Giles Foster
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Suzanne von Borsody, Iain Glen, Rutger Hauer, Jonathan Coy, Daniel Sharman
Rating61% 3.05873.05873.05873.05873.0587
The film explores how an aristocratic woman's life changes when her brother dies and her marriage breaks down. Lady Elizabeth Dewhurst (Suzanne von Borsody) believes her husband Gregor (Iain Glen) is at fault for the accidental death of her beloved brother Simon (William Mickleburgh). Their marriage has been rocky, but this is the last straw and she asks him to move out of the household. Elizabeth's best friend Mary Phillips {Rachel Fielding} has had her eye on Gregor for some time and sees this as her chance. She encourages them to use the services of a powerful but shady family attorney, Mr. Sharp (Jonathan Coy), and Sharp expects to benefit financially from the division of the Dewherst estate. Peter Rosen (Rutger Hauer) is visiting from a local University. Liz is drawn to him for a mild affair, even though he is the professor of her son Alex (Daniel Sharman).
Summer Solstice, 2h12
Directed by Giles Foster
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jason Durr, Jacqueline Bisset, Jan Niklas, Honor Blackman, Sinéad Cusack, Franco Nero
Rating51% 2.557862.557862.557862.557862.55786
Summer Solstice continues the story from Winter Solstice three years later, in the summertime. As then, the story is set in the Scottish Highlands. Sam and Carrie's newly formed business empire is struggling. The exclusive Rhives Castle Hotel isn't attracting enough guests and The Langmore and Highland Gazette, the local newspaper which they own, has run a potentially libellous story concerning best-selling author, Alexia White. On top of everything Carrie has news which surprises Sam. Elfrida gets her big break when she is offered a small part in a soap opera, however, this is going to mean more time away from her beloved Oscar. Meanwhile Lucinda, The Countess of Rhives, is enjoying her new-found lease of life away from the burden of running the castle.
Bertie and Elizabeth, 1h38
Directed by Giles Foster
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors James Wilby, Juliet Aubrey, Alan Bates, David Burke, Dolly Wells, Charles Edwards
Rating71% 3.5831153.5831153.5831153.5831153.583115
The film begins with the initial meeting between the then Duke of York and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and then moves on through their courtship, marriage, succession to the throne after the abdication of Edward VIII, and World War II.
The Prince and the Pauper, 1h30
Directed by Giles Foster
Actors Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates, Jonathan Hyde
Rating64% 3.246793.246793.246793.246793.24679
Londres, 1535. Tout oppose Édouard, le fils du roi Henri VIII, qui mène depuis toujours une vie de luxe et Tom, issu d'une famille pauvre et élevé par un père alcoolique. Tout, sauf leurs visages, qui sont absolument identiques. Lorsque les deux enfants se rencontrent dans la cour du palais d’Édouard, ils décident d'échanger leurs vies pour quelques heures.
Coming Home (TV serial), 3h22
Directed by Giles Foster
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Actors Emily Mortimer, Peter O'Toole, David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, Paul Bettany, Penelope Keith
Rating67% 3.3846653.3846653.3846653.3846653.384665
The story focuses on Judith Dunbar, who is enrolled in St. Ursula's, an English boarding school, when her parents and younger sister move to colonial Singapore. She is introduced to a world of wealth and privilege by her classmate, Loveday Carey-Lewis, whose family owns the magnificent Cornwall estate known as Nancherrow. Although Judith enjoys the company of her doting Aunt Louise, who has been named her legal guardian during her parents' absence, she prefers to spend as much of her school holidays as possible with Loveday's parents and siblings, who welcome her as one of their own. When Aunt Louise is killed in an automobile accident, she leaves her considerable estate to Judith, who will be independently wealthy for life if she handles her inheritance wisely.