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Hugh Hudson is a Director, Writer and Producer born on 25 august 1936 at London (United-kingdom)

Hugh Hudson

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Birth 25 august 1936 (84 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Hugh Hudson (born 25 August 1936) is an English film director. His best-known international success is the 1981 multiple Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire.

Biography

Réalisateur du film "Chariots of fire" sois une musique très patriotique comme une hymne

Best films

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Paul Brooke
Paul Brooke
(2 films)
Ian Charleson
Ian Charleson
(2 films)
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
(2 films)
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Filmography of Hugh Hudson (11 films)

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Director

Finding Altamira
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Golshifteh Farahani, Pierre Niney, Nicholas Farrell, Henry Goodman
Rating58% 2.947672.947672.947672.947672.94767
La vie et les événements de l'homme qui a réalisé l'une des découvertes les plus importantes du XIX siècle : les grottes d'Altamira.
I Dreamed of Africa, 1h54
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Kim Basinger, Vincent Pérez, Eva Marie Saint, Liam Aiken, Daniel Craig, Lance Reddick
Rating57% 2.850652.850652.850652.850652.85065
Kuki Gallmann (Kim Basinger), a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after surviving a car crash. She marries Paolo (Vincent Perez) a man she doesn't know well and moves with him and her young son to Kenya, where they start a ranch. She faces many problems, both physical and emotional, that will test her.
My Life So Far, 1h38
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell, Tchéky Karyo
Rating63% 3.198453.198453.198453.198453.19845
My Life So Far is the story of how the Pettigrew family, living in their family estate Kiloran House in Scotland, deal with changes brought by the end of WWI, told through the point of view of one of the Pettigrew children, Fraser (Robert Norman).
Lost Angels, 1h56
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Donald Sutherland, Ad-Rock, Amy Locane, Celia Weston, Graham Beckel, Patricia Richardson
Rating61% 3.0999753.0999753.0999753.0999753.099975
Tim Doolan (Horovitz), a troubled youth from a broken home in Los Angeles, is sent to a private psychiatric hospital after an altercation with the police turns violent. In the hospital, he makes a connection with Dr. Charles Loftis (Sutherland), a man with issues of his own.
Revolution
Revolution (1985)
, 2h4
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Adventure, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright, Frank Windsor, Steven Berkoff
Rating53% 2.6520952.6520952.6520952.6520952.652095
Fur trapper Tom Dobb unwillingly participates in the American Revolutionary War after his son Ned is drafted into the Army. Later, his son is captured by the British, and taken by the strict Sergeant Major Peasy. Dobb attempts to find him, and along the way, becomes convinced that he must help fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the disgraced & idealistic aristocrat Daisy McConnahay.
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, 2h10
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Films about apes, L'enfance marginalisée, Tarzan films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Christophe Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson, Nigel Davenport
Rating63% 3.1990853.1990853.1990853.1990853.199085
John, Lord Clayton (Paul Geoffrey), the heir to The 6th Earl of Greystoke, and his wife Alice (Cheryl Campbell) set sail and are quickly shipwrecked on the African coast. After John (or 'Jack') builds a home in the trees, Alice gives birth to a son. Soon after, Alice grows delirious and dies. When Lord Clayton finds her recently dead, the tree house is visited by curious gorillas, and John is killed by one of the apes. The female of the group, Kala, carries her dead infant, but upon hearing the cries of the infant human in his crib, she adopts the boy and raises him among the family of Mangani. The little human child thus grows up naked, wild, and free.
Chariots of Fire, 1h59
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Sports films, Athletics films, Films about the Olympic Games, Films about Jews and Judaism, Children's films
Actors Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers, Cheryl Campbell, Alice Krige, Ian Holm
Rating71% 3.5984053.5984053.5984053.5984053.598405
In 1919, Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) enters the University of Cambridge, where he experiences anti-Semitism from the staff, but enjoys participating in the Gilbert and Sullivan club. He becomes the first person to ever complete the Trinity Great Court Run – running around the college courtyard in the time it takes for the clock to strike 12. Abrahams achieves an undefeated string of victories in various national running competitions. Although focused on his running, he falls in love with a leading Gilbert and Sullivan soprano, Sybil (Alice Krige).

Scriptwriter

Midnight Sun
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Genres Adventure
Actors Dakota Goyo, Goran Višnjić, Bridget Moynahan, Linda Kash, Kendra Timmins
Roles Writer
Rating61% 3.0513553.0513553.0513553.0513553.051355
Set amongst the ice fields of Northern Canada a young boy (Dakota Goyo) defies nature to reunite an abandoned polar bear cub with its mother.

Producer

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, 2h10
Directed by Hugh Hudson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Films about apes, L'enfance marginalisée, Tarzan films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Christophe Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson, Nigel Davenport
Roles Producer
Rating63% 3.1990853.1990853.1990853.1990853.199085
John, Lord Clayton (Paul Geoffrey), the heir to The 6th Earl of Greystoke, and his wife Alice (Cheryl Campbell) set sail and are quickly shipwrecked on the African coast. After John (or 'Jack') builds a home in the trees, Alice gives birth to a son. Soon after, Alice grows delirious and dies. When Lord Clayton finds her recently dead, the tree house is visited by curious gorillas, and John is killed by one of the apes. The female of the group, Kala, carries her dead infant, but upon hearing the cries of the infant human in his crib, she adopts the boy and raises him among the family of Mangani. The little human child thus grows up naked, wild, and free.