Bill Rowe

Born: 2 February 1931, Crook Co. Durham
Died: 29 September 1992, Northwood Middx

Highlighted works

  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A dystopian future London is the playground of a teenage gang leader in Stanley Kubrick’s stylish, controversial take on Anthony Burgess’s novel about violence and free will.

  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    Stanley Kubrick’s exquisitely detailed adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel about the picaresque exploits of an 18th century Irish adventurer.

  • Alien

    Alien

    The crew of mining spaceship Nostromo answer an apparent distress signal and find themselves with an unwanted passenger, in Ridley Scott’s breakthrough sci-fi horror.

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece of modern horror, based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel.

  • Local Hero

    Local Hero

    In Bill Forsyth’s wry culture-clash comedy a Texas oil executive falls for the charms of the Scottish village he’s supposed to be buying up.

  • Julia

    Oscar-winning period drama starring Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    Hugh Hudson’s exhilarating account of the struggle by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell to compete on their own terms at the 1924 Olympics seemed to herald a new highpoint in British cinema.

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