Tag Archives: Michael Winterbottom

Obsession and guilt: “I Want You” [1998 UK]

Michael Winterbottom’s haunting melodrama “I Want You” is one more of his underrated works. For a British film set in coastal Kent and Sussex, it bears a distinctly continental flavour.
Storyline:
Having served eight years for murder and released on parole, … Continue reading

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Amanda Plummer & Saskia Reeves in “Butterfly Kiss” [1995 UK]

Michael Winterbottom is in brilliant form in this 1995 neo-noir, “Butterfly Kiss” – about two Lancastrian women of contrasting character who meet and discover a harmony of sorts between them. But the hardboiled ‘road-movie’ is anything but easy-viewing – … Continue reading

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Kate Winslet and Rachel Griffiths in “Jude” [1996 UK]

My first British film review here had to be something special. This one is special alright, even if a bit ‘obscure’! It boasts some famous names not just from British cinema and television, but also English literature. This is Michael Winterbottom’s … Continue reading

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