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John Kent Harrison is a Director and Scriptwriter Canadien

John Kent Harrison

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Nationality Canada

John Kent Harrison est un réalisateur, scénariste et producteur canadien. Il étudie à l'Université Colombia et au collège Appleby au Canada.

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Filmography of John Kent Harrison (16 films)

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Director

Christmas in Conway, 1h36
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Andy García, Mandy Moore, Mary-Louise Parker, Cheri Oteri, Riley Smith
Rating67% 3.391953.391953.391953.391953.39195
When terminally ill Suzy Mayor (Parker) leaves the hospital to spend her last days at her home in Conway, South Carolina, her grouch of a husband, Duncan (Garcia) is beside himself with concern for her and with annoyance at everyone else, including Natalie (Moore), the live-in hospice nurse who has come home with Suzy. When Duncan decides to build a Ferris wheel in the backyard as a Christmas present for Suzy, in honor of the place where Duncan proposed to her, the neighbors and townspeople of this quiet Southern town are quick to object.
Change of Plans, 1h30
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Joe Flanigan, Phylicia Rashād, Kristian Bruun, Justin Kelly
Rating62% 3.1480853.1480853.1480853.1480853.148085
Un jeune couple à la vie parfaitement organisée se retrouve subitement tuteurs de 4 enfants. Leur quotidien bascule du jour au lendemain.
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, 1h45
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Winona Ryder, Barry Pepper, Kristi Angus, John Bourgeois, Rosemary Dunsmore, Ellen Dubin
Rating68% 3.44413.44413.44413.44413.4441
In 1914, Lois Burnham, a college-educated woman from an affluent family, met and fell in love with Bill Wilson, a young man of modest means. They married in 1918, and after his return from World War I, the two set out to build a life together. While Lois worked as a nurse, Bill struggled to find his niche. Lois believed that Bill was destined for greatness, and despite his increasing reliance on alcohol, she showered him with love and support. Eventually, Lois persuaded a friend’s husband to hire Bill at his financial firm. By 1927, Bill was working on Wall Street and the couple was living a luxurious lifestyle. But despite Lois’s valiant efforts to control his drinking, Bill’s alcoholism spiraled out of control. Soon his job, their lifestyle and their dreams were all gone.
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, 1h35
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Anna Paquin, Marcia Gay Harden, Goran Višnjić, Nathaniel Parker, Steve Speirs, Paul Freeman
Rating72% 3.644843.644843.644843.644843.64484
Irena Sendler (née Krzyżanowska) is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, her idea is met with skepticism by fellow workers, her parish priest, and even her own mother Janina.
Crossroads - A Story of Forgiveness
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Genres Drama
Actors Dean Cain, Peri Gilpin, Landon Ryan Liboiron, Shiloh Fernandez, Ryan Kennedy, Julie Warner
Rating67% 3.3927153.3927153.3927153.3927153.392715
Bruce Murakami a perdu sa femme et sa fille dans un tragique accident de voiture. Il est prêt à tout pour découvrir ce qui s'est exactement passé. Il découvre alors qu'elles ont été les victimes d'un jeune chauffard de 17 ans, Justin Gutierrez. Bruce n'a plus qu'un seul souhait : le voir derrière les barreaux. Lorsque le procès s'ouvre, sa tristesse et sa colère laissent soudain la place à une certaine sérénité. Malgré les objections de ses fils, Brody et Josh, il trouve la force de dialoguer avec le jeune homme...
Pope John Paul II (TV miniseries), 3h20
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion
Actors Jon Voight, Cary Elwes, James Cromwell, Ben Gazzara, Christopher Lee, Jan Niklas
Rating69% 3.4935153.4935153.4935153.4935153.493515
Part 1: (4 December 2005) The film opens with 13 May 1981's Pope John Paul II assassination attempt by Mehmet Ali Agca, then while he is on his way to and inside Gemelli Hospital, flashes back to the young Karol "Lolek" Wojtyla whose faith and values are initially fostered by his loving, devout parents, who, along with his older brother, die of natural causes when Karol is 20 years old.
A Wrinkle in Time, 2h4
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Time travel films, Space opera, Children's films
Actors Katie Stuart, Gregory Smith, David Dorfman, Kate Nelligan, Chris Potter, Alison Elliott
Rating57% 2.8524552.8524552.8524552.8524552.852455
Meg Murry is having a difficult time. Her father, astrophysicist Dr. Jack Murry, has mysteriously disappeared. Her youngest brother, Charles Wallace, a genius, is teased and belittled and thought to be stupid because he does not talk to anyone but family. Meg does not get along with her peers, teachers, her 10-year-old twin brothers, or even with herself.
Helen of Troy (whole), 2h55
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Genres Historical
Actors Sienna Guillory, Matthew Marsden, Rufus Sewell, John Rhys-Davies, Maryam d'Abo, Emilia Fox
Rating66% 3.3365553.3365553.3365553.3365553.336555
Le téléfilm commence au moment où Pâris, fils de Priam et d'Hécube, souverains de Troie, est abandonné par ses parents et exposé sur le mont Ida à cause d'une prophétie de la jeune Cassandre qui annonce que l'enfant causera la destruction de la ville. Pâris est recueilli et élevé par un berger. Après une ellipse, l'histoire se poursuit à l'adolescence de Pâris : celui-ci, poursuivant une chèvre échappée de son troupeau, s'aventure dans une grotte où trois déesses lui apparaissent : c'est le jugement de Pâris, à l'issue duquel la déesse Aphrodite lui promet l'amour de la plus belle femme du monde, Hélène de Sparte. Aphrodite fait apparaître devant Pâris le visage d'Hélène dans une étendue d'eau, et celle-ci, qui regarde dans un lac au même moment, le voit elle aussi.
In Love and War, 1h30
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Actors Callum Blue, Barbora Bobulova, Roberto Nobile, Peter Bowles, Nick Reding, Toby Jones
Rating66% 3.342473.342473.342473.342473.34247
After being released from an Italian prison, British officer Eric Newby (Blue) must find his way out of Italy before the Germans come. However, he is injured on the way and is left behind from his fellow soldiers. He is helped out by the local Italians, and he meets Wanda (Bobulova), a beautiful local girl who helps him learn Italian so that he can escape. Their friendship slowly blossoms into quite a strong and close genuine romance. But with the Germans looking for Eric, they are kept apart from one another, not knowing what will happen to them.
You Know My Name, 1h34
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Sam Elliott, Arliss Howard, R. Lee Ermey, James Gammon, Carolyn McCormick, Sheila McCarthy
Rating66% 3.343243.343243.343243.343243.34324
It is 1924 and the height of Prohibition. Oklahoma is still a wild and lawless haven for all manner of criminals, and even the men who are sworn to uphold the law are themselves corrupt and part of the new crime syndicates looking to expand into the new markets and towns. One of these men is Wiley Lynn (Arliss Howard), an unscrupulous federal agent who hides behind the power his badge gives him and ruthlessly deals with anyone who stands in his way, even his own wife. His drinking and drug addiction further feed his increasingly violent and erratic behavior.
What the Deaf Man Heard, 2h
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz, Claire Bloom, Tom Skerritt, Bernadette Peters
Rating71% 3.591943.591943.591943.591943.59194
During a stop on a bus trip, 10-year-old Sammy Ayers' mother Helen ventures into a bar, while Sammy sleeps on the bus. Helen is murdered as the bus leaves. At the last bus stop in Georgia, Sammy is woken up and realizes that his mother has disappeared. He takes to heart her warning to "keep quiet." He is taken in by the bus station manager, Norm, and informally adopted by Lucille as the entire small town looks after him. As Sammy grows to adulthood, he pretends to be deaf and mute as a self-protective device. Over a 20-year period, he hears many secrets and confidences. However, when he hears something harmful he decides to take action, to protect the townspeople who have become his family, revealing his secret.
Alexander Graham Bell: The Sound and the Silence, 7h2
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors John Bach, Ian Bannen, Brenda Fricker, Jim McLarty
Rating69% 3.4804553.4804553.4804553.4804553.480455
The film begins with Bell's childhood in Scotland, where his is initially intrigued by sights and sounds. The film then follows his days as an inventor in Brantford, Ontario, Boston, Massachusetts, and Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The film was shot in New Zealand and on location at Alexander Graham Bell's Beinn Bhreagh estate in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Beautiful Dreamers, 1h45
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin Canada
Actors Colm Feore, Rip Torn, Wendel Meldrum, Sheila McCarthy, Colin Fox, Albert Schultz
Rating69% 3.4777553.4777553.4777553.4777553.477755
Rip Torn is the American poet Walt Whitman. The setting is a 19th-century Canadian institution for the mentally retarded. A compassionate London, Ontario, doctor (Colm Feore) defies his superiors by treating his patients as human beings rather than animals. When Whitman champions his cause, the doctor is ostracized by those who fear the poet’s reputation as a freethinking radical. Based on a true incident – Whitman was in London briefly in 1880.

Scriptwriter

Change of Plans, 1h30
Directed by John Kent Harrison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Joe Flanigan, Phylicia Rashād, Kristian Bruun, Justin Kelly
Roles Writer
Rating62% 3.1480853.1480853.1480853.1480853.148085
Un jeune couple à la vie parfaitement organisée se retrouve subitement tuteurs de 4 enfants. Leur quotidien bascule du jour au lendemain.