Louis Elman

Born: 1937, Hendon

Highlighted works

  • V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta

    Written and produced by the Wachowski brothers, this comic-book adaptation drew flak for its sympathetic depiction of terrorism – and from the original’s writer, Alan Moore.

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice

    The last in a decade-long cycle of Jane Austen adaptations, Joe Wright’s feature debut brought a new verve and style to the British costume drama.

  • 28 Days Later...

    Danny Boyle’s thrilling film, set in a UK ravaged by a virus, stars Cillian Murphy.

  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    Guy Ritchie’s debut feature, about an upstart card player who loses half a million in a rigged game and has a week to raise the cash.

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    Set in a 2020s Britain without children, Alfonso Cuaron’s brilliantly shot thriller depicts an all-too-believable dystopia, where everyman Clive Owen must – literally – save the future of humanity.

  • Bright Star

    Bright Star

    New Zealand director Jane Campion brings her own poetic sensibility to the brief, desperate romance between John Keats and his neighbour Fanny Brawne.

  • The Hours

    The Hours

    Nicole Kidman won an Oscar as novelist Virginia Woolf in this complex drama exploring Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway through the experiences of women from different eras and places.

  • Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia!

    This big-screen adaptation of the long-running stage hit sees assorted major stars breaking into Abba songs at every opportunity – and somehow getting away with it.

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