Chris Newman

Born: 1955

Highlighted works

  • 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.

  • Howards End

    Howards End

    A Merchant Ivory masterpiece, starring Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham Carter.

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility

    Taiwanese director Ang Lee made his move to the Hollywood mainstream with this graceful adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1811 novel.

  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Terry Gilliam’s fantastical satire of bureaucracy gone mad is one of the most visually imaginative works in modern cinema.

  • The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    This adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Booker-winning novel about a repressed and dutiful butler continued the Merchant-Ivory team’s run of handsome, awards-laden period pieces.

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