Paul Rhys (born 19 Docember 1963) is a Welsh television, film and theatre actor. Rhys studied at RADA in London, leaving with the Bancroft Gold Medal in 1987. While there, he obtained his first major screen role, in "Absolute Beginners" (1986). Since then he has seldom been off the stage and screen. His first US exposure was when legendary American film director Robert Altman cast Rhys, who was then still a student, as Theo van Gogh in "Vincent and Theo" opposite Tim Roth as Vincent.
As: Comte De St Germain
Exiled from his beloved Venice, Giacomo Casanova flees to Paris at the dawn of the Enlightenment in hopes of putting his reputation as a playboy behind him. But old habits die hard, and temptation is everywhere as Casanova finds a wealth of new opportunity and trouble.
Runtime: 55 min.
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
As: Archie Cookson
A burnt-out British spy becomes the recipient of tapes implicating senior MI-6 officers in some light treason. Before he even knows what he has, most of his office has already been killed.
Runtime: 91 min.
Directed by: Rob Holder
As: Paul McCartney
Bob Geldof and Harvey Goldsmith set up one of the world's greatest ever concerts, Live Aid in 1984 to help ease the Ethiopian Famine.
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Nicholas Renton
In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape where an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies. Amy finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube in her hands. She brings the object to her hotel room, and opens it, beginning her journey to hell.
Runtime: 88 min.
Directed by: Rick Bota
As: Peter Mandelson
It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. However Tony Blair is also beginning to appear more likely as he will appeal to Southern voters who would be turned off by Brown. Blair rings Brown ...
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Stephen Frears
As: Richard Kennington
Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Runtime: 112 min.
Directed by: Ventura Pons
As: Dr. Ferral
Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Runtime: 122 min.
Jack the Ripper terrorizes London in 1888. The young talented journalist Catherine Winwood begins her first job. The relationship between Catherine and the surgeon Jonathan Stevens threatens to shatter, as her fiancé may be involved in the gruesome murderer of young prostitutes in the Whitechapel district. But Inspector Frederick Abberline arrests another suspected surgeon ..
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: William Tannen
As: Edward Goffe
TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of their former care givers.
Runtime: 88 min.
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Laura San Giacomo stars in this sexy comedy about adultery. When Nina's (San Giacomo) husband goes out of town for several weeks on a business trip, Nina hooks up with a photographer. Told from a reporter's point of view, his interviews with Nina and the photographer provide comic insights. Stars Laura San Giacomo, Paul Rhys, Michael O'Keefe, Fisher Stevens and more.
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Alan Jacobs
As: Dr. John Lassiter
Alberto, a Colombian migrant, has the gift of healing but can't heal his own dark past. Working in London to send money home, he is tortured by dark visions, that will determine his own destiny - Your future is in his hands.
Runtime: 130 min.
Directed by: Mike Hodges
As: Sydney Chaplin
An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.
Runtime: 143 min.
Directed by: Richard Attenborough
Erotic French author Colette during her formative years in Paris at the turn of the century, married to a hedonistic bounder who publishes her writings under his name until she leaves him to embark on her own career.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Danny Huston
As: Anthony Raine
The Rebecca riots took place in the rural parts of west Wales, including Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, and Carmarthenshire, around 1839-1843. Based on a script that Dylan Thomas wrote for Gainsborough Pictures in 1948, "Rebecca's Daughters" explores the tension between the working and ruling classes in 19th century Wales. Young aristocrat Anthony Raine returns home from India to find the farmers ...
Runtime: 96 min.
Directed by: Karl Francis
As: Theodore 'Theo' Van Gogh
The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Runtime: 138 min.
Directed by: Robert Altman
The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left paralysed on his left side. He then must learn to adjust to his new disability.
Runtime: 115 min.
Directed by: Richard Eyre
As: Ivan Lyon
Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a team of 14 men, most barely out of their teens, set sail from Cairns on board a leaky old fishing boat called 'The Krait'. Their mission, code-named Operation Jaywick, became a tense voyage through thousands of kilometres of Japanese ...
Runtime: 208 min.
Directed by: Donald Crombie
As: Mayor of the Underground City
A young knight sets out to join King Richards crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety.
Runtime: 104 min.
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
As: Dean Swift
A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate...
Runtime: 108 min.
Directed by: Julien Temple