Memory and hallucination intertwine to expose a history of trauma, revealing Elyse is Catatonic and institutionalized in a State Hospital. It's the care from Dr. Lewis and the unconditional love from her nurse, David, that promise recovery.
Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80 year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him. When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her. With that fateful decision, family and state collapse into chaos and warfare.
Bill Parrish has it all - success, wealth and power. Days before his 65th birthday, he receives a visit from a mysterious stranger, Joe Black who soon reveals himself as Death. In exchange for extra time, Bill agrees to serve as Joe's earthly guide.
The film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. "The Elephant Man", when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with respect.
In Paris, just prior to the arrival of the German occupation, an Austrian refugee doctor (Anthony Hopkins) falls in love with a mysterious woman (Lesley-Anne Down).
Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins gives another outstanding performance as colorful wit and raconteur Gwyn Thomas in Alan Plater's adaptation of Thomas's autobiography. From his humble origins in the Welsh Valleys of the 1920s, he wins a scholarship to Oxford, where he doesn't really fit in. After a spell as a teacher, he finds success as a playwright, novelist and TV personality.