Geoffrey Freeman

Born: 1934
Died: 27 August 2006

Highlighted works

  • The Servant

    The Servant

    A young aristocrat hires a manservant to tend to his needs but finds the balance of power shifting, in a claustrophobic thriller that probes British class culture.

  • The Leather Boys

    The Leather Boys

    Hit the road: gay guilt and desire in the mid-60s.

  • Brazil

    Brazil

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

  • Gregory's Girl

    Gregory's Girl

    This comic tale of a girl-obsessed teenager in a Scottish New Town brought writer-director Bill Forsyth’s gently off-the-wall brand of character comedy to a wider audience.

  • Julia

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

  • Zulu

    Zulu

    A thoughtful account of British soldiers’ heroic defence of an outpost against vastly superior Zulu forces in 1879, famed for its gripping battle sequences.

  • The Boy Friend

    Ken Russell’s vibrant nod to Busby Berkeley stars Twiggy as a naive ingénue looking for love.

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    A reluctant Ellen Ripley is persuaded to venture back into outer space in search of marauding aliens, this time accompanied by a crack military team.

  • Alfie

    Alfie

    Michael Caine sealed his screen stardom with this memorable portrayal of a cockney womaniser whose exploits seemingly typified the sexual freedoms of Swinging 60s London.

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