Ray Merrin

Highlighted works

  • 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.

  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    This knockabout heroin-addict ensemble piece put Danny Boyle and Ewan McGregor on the map and proved a shot in the arm for 1990s British cinema.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 28 Days Later...

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

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