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Natalie Press is a Actor British born on 15 august 1980 at London (United-kingdom)

Natalie Press

Natalie Press
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 15 august 1980 (43 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Natalie Press (born 15 August 1980) is an English actress nominated for a Best Actress BAFTA for her role in the 2010 ensemble three hour BBC piece Five Daughters, directed by Phillipa Lowthorpe. She is known for her award-winning performance in the 2004 film My Summer of Love and a number of short and feature length independent films, including Wasp, which won the 2005 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film.


Press is from North London. She was brought up in the Jewish religion (her father was born Jewish and her mother converted to Judaism from Catholicism). After studying Fine Art at university, she worked as an office temp and as a video store clerk on Fulham Road until the success of My Summer of Love.

Best films

Wasp (2003)

Usually with

Plan B
Plan B
(1 films)
Andrea Arnold
Andrea Arnold
(2 films)
Kari Skogland
Kari Skogland
(1 films)
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Filmography of Natalie Press (17 films)

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Suffragette, 1h46
Directed by Sarah Gavron
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai
Roles Emily Davison
Rating69% 3.4557553.4557553.4557553.4557553.455755
Au début du XX siècle, une organisation de femmes britanniques souhaite obtenir le droit de vote pour les femmes. Elles appartiennent à des classes sociales différentes, mais ensemble, elles se livrent au même combat : ne plus être considéré comme le sexe faible et obtenir les mêmes droits que les hommes. Elles multiplient les manifestations pacifiques. Mais le gouvernement se montre de plus en plus violent. Contraintes à la clandestinité, ces femmes optent pour la violence afin de faire entendre leurs revendications. Elles sont conscientes des enjeux : elles risquent de perdre leur emploi, leur famille, leur vie… Mais rien ne les arrête. Maud Watts, le personnage principal, s’allie à cette cause.
Ill Manors
Ill Manors (2012)
, 1h42
Directed by Plan B
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Riz Ahmed, Natalie Press, Ed Skrein, Mehmet Ferda, Dannielle Brent, Lee Whitlock
Roles Katya
Rating70% 3.545083.545083.545083.545083.54508
Set in Forest Gate, London, the film begins with partners Ed (Ed Skrein) and Aaron (Riz Ahmed) drug-dealing. Undercover police chase the two to a closed gate – Aaron manages to climb over and Ed hands his phone over to let Aaron take care of it. Before Ed can climb over, he is caught and sent to jail. Aaron takes the phone to Kirby (Keith Coggins), a well-known drug dealer across the area who has recently come out of prison, who keeps Ed's phone at his house. The song "Drug Dealer" leads the flashback story of Kirby and a man named Chris (Lee Allen), who was Kirby's protégé in the drug business, however, he is now independent. As Kirby collects the drugs from Chris to sell, he encounters Marcel (Nick Sagar), who is caught selling on Kirby's "turf". He decides to make Marcel strip and he runs off, naked. Aaron, waiting for Ed, is given a letter by his old social worker, and is dismissive in opening it. Meanwhile, Ed is released from prison and meets up with Aaron, telling Ed that his phone has been taken but knows who has it.
Knife Edge
Knife Edge (2009)

Directed by Anthony Hickox
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Natalie Press, Tamsin Egerton, Joan Plowright, Hugh Bonneville, Svetlana Metkina, Jamie Harris
Roles Emma
Rating45% 2.26172.26172.26172.26172.2617
A successful Wall Street trader returns to Britain with her family, but her new home in the countryside contains a disturbing secret. Her understanding of this secret is complicated by her husbands' difficulties and losing his job. In trying to hide this, he uses gaslighting to trick her into believing she is going insane.
Cass (2008)
, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Nonso Anozie, Natalie Press, Linda Bassett, Cass Pennant, Tamer Hassan, Peter Wight
Roles Elaine
Rating63% 3.197953.197953.197953.197953.19795
Cass is based on the true story of the life of Cass Pennant, adapted from his book. The film tells of how he was adopted by an elderly white couple in 1958 and brought up in Slade Green, an all-white area of London. Cass is forced to endure racist bullying on a daily basis from local children, who also ridicule his feminine sounding name, "Carol", a name give to him by his Jamaican biological parents. Cass adopts his new nickname after the boxer Cassius Clay. His adoptive father starts taking him to see West Ham United on a regular basis, and he becomes involved in hooliganism aged 14 after helping the Inter City Firm, the West Ham hooligan firm, fight Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters in 1972.
Fifty Dead Men Walking, 1h57
Directed by Kari Skogland
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley, Rose McGowan, Kevin Zegers, William Houston, Nick Dunning
Roles Lara
Rating67% 3.397053.397053.397053.397053.39705
Martin McGartland (Jim Sturgess) is a 21-year-old street hustler from Northern Ireland, living in the late 1980s. The Irish Republican Army wants to recruit him, but he is reluctant because of what he sees as their cruel street justice. Because of his connection to the community, the British police want him to infiltrate and spy on the IRA. Marty agrees because of the car and money he gets from the police and because he despises the IRA. The IRA accepts him as a Volunteer and in that position he learns of various planned attacks. He then informs Fergus, his police contact, to prevent these attacks. He builds up a new sense of self-esteem, but he cannot tell his family and friends about his activities. Even his new girlfriend Lara (Natalie Press) only notices that he seems to do some work for the IRA, which worries her.
In Tranzit
In Tranzit (2008)
, 1h53
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Prison films, Political films
Actors Thomas Kretschmann, John Malkovich, Daniel Brühl, Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė, Vera Farmiga, Natalie Press
Roles Zina
Rating56% 2.8492452.8492452.8492452.8492452.849245
In the winter of 1946, in Leningrad, a group of German prisoners of war are sent to a female transit camp by the cruel Russian Colonel Pavlov (John Malkovich). When they arrive, the Russian female soldiers show the hostility to the enemies that have killed their husbands, families and friends; only Dr. Natalia (Vera Farmiga) and the cook treat the prisoners with dignity.
Nightwatching, 2h14
Directed by Peter Greenaway
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Peinture
Actors Martin Freeman, Emily Holmes, Christopher Britton, Jodhi May, Toby Jones, Matthew Walker
Roles Marieke
Rating64% 3.247343.247343.247343.247343.24734
The film is centred on the creation of The Night Watch, Rembrandt's most famous work, depicting civilian militiamen who wanted to be celebrated in a group portrait. The film posits a conspiracy to murder within the musketeer regiment of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch, and suggests that Rembrandt may have immortalized a conspiracy theory using subtle allegory in his group portrait of the regiment, subverting what was to have been a highly prestigious commission for both painter and subject.
Red Road
Red Road (2006)
, 1h53
Directed by Andrea Arnold
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press, Paul Higgins
Roles April
Rating67% 3.3976653.3976653.3976653.3976653.397665
Jackie Morrison (Kate Dickie) works in Glasgow as a CCTV operator, monitoring the Red Road Flats. She has little to no personal life and engages in occasional sex with married colleague Avery (Paul Higgins). While watching a man and woman have sex in a laneway, Jackie recognises the man and begins inquiring about him. It is revealed that he is Clyde Henderson (Tony Curran), a prisoner who was released on good behaviour. She begins stalking Clyde, "accidentally" meeting him at different places. She learns he is sharing an apartment with fellow ex-con Stevie (Martin Compston) and works as a locksmith. She meets him at a cafe and learns he is throwing a party at the apartment. She breaks into his apartment, claiming to have been invited to the party. She begins exchanging looks with a drunk Clyde and they dance. Eventually, over time, she attends his parties and plans to frame him for raping her to have him sent back to prison. They have sex and she steals the condom, storming out. She returns to her apartment and stages rape on herself. She visits the police and they identify Clyde as the rapist and arrest him. A few days later, she returns to visit Clyde, but is met by Stevie. He demands to know why she is following Clyde and she reveals that he got high on crack cocaine and drove into a bus stop, instantly killing her husband and daughter. She intends to have him back to jail. Upon learning Clyde has a daughter, she calls the police and has them pull the charges. Clyde confronts Jackie about her scheme and they argue. He apologises for killing her family and asks for forgiveness. They make amends and go their separate ways.
Chromophobia, 2h16
Directed by Martha Fiennes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Penélope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes, Damian Lewis, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Chaplin, Ian Holm
Roles Fiona
Rating60% 3.0434253.0434253.0434253.0434253.043425
Chromophobia takes a look at several people and relationships. Some of these people are very wealthy and have become so obsessed with their wealth and material objects they are very detached from more important things in life. The things they choose to reject in their pursuit for the finer things in life include friendship, their children, love and integrity. At one point or another in the movie, each character begins to realize and then face their problems and in a sense their lives come crashing down. The characters then begin to see if they can get their lives back and carry on with a new look.
Son (2006)
, 16minutes
Directed by Daniel Mulloy
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Natalie Press

"A mother and son spent time in an underground theater. They work on a film production that seems slowly to consume them - but the ingenious drama turns out to keep twisting." International Film Festival Rotterdam
My Summer of Love, 1h26
Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Political films, Buddy films, Teen LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Paul Antony-Barber
Roles Mona
Rating66% 3.346563.346563.346563.346563.34656
The film commences on a sunny summer day in Yorkshire when Tamsin (Emily Blunt) meets Mona (Natalie Press). The former travels on horseback and chances upon Mona, who is resting in the grass. The two girls come from completely opposing background; Tamsin is from an upper-middle-class family and has recently been suspended from boarding school for being a bad influence; drinking alcohol. Mona, on the other hand, comes from a dysfunctional family, and her brother, Phil (Paddy Considine), who has recently been released from prison, is the only remaining member of her family still alive. Both of the girls seem to regard their lives as mundane. The new acquaintances head home together, one on horseback and the other on an engineless scooter.
Animal (2005)
, 1h43
Directed by Roselyne Bosch
Origin France
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Films set in the future
Actors Andreas Wilson, Ed Stoppard, Mark Heap, John Standing, Natalie Press, Juliet Rylance
Roles Pregnant Woman
Rating48% 2.418852.418852.418852.418852.41885
Dans un futur proche, un jeune généticien idéaliste et ambitieux découvre les gènes de l'agressivité. Il tente de modifier un tueur en série, avant d'être lui-même tenté d'augmenter sa part "animale", à ses risques et périls. Les rôles s'inversent dans ce double "Jekyll et Hyde" revisité. Une jeune femme, éthologue et spécialiste des loups, tentera de sauver le généticien de lui-même. Un conte philosophique sur la part sauvage en nous.
Mercy (2004)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Natalie Press, Jack Doolan
Roles Alison
Rating70% 3.500543.500543.500543.500543.50054
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