Guy Hamilton

  • Guy Hamilton – The Party’s Over (1965)

    1961-1970DramaGuy HamiltonUnited Kingdom

    Enigmatic young Melina (Louise Sorel) has fallen in with a group of Chelsea beatniks, catching the attention of the gang’s defiant leader Moise (Oliver Reed), but inviting scorn and jealousy from the group’s other members including Moise’s lover Libby (Ann Lynn). But wild and drunken partying has terrible consequences, and when Melina’s fiancee Carson (Clifford David) begins investigating, the shocking truth is revealed.Read More »

  • Guy Hamilton – The Colditz Story (1955)

    1951-1960DramaGuy HamiltonUSAWar

    Allied prisoners – British, Dutch, French and Polish – pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from the “escape-proof” German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle known as “Colditz”.Read More »

  • Guy Hamilton – Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

    1971-1980ActionDramaGuy HamiltonUnited Kingdom

    Whilst things might be slowly changing, Hollywood has been a boys’ club for a very long time. This has been reflected in the cinema it has produced, where’s there’s often a hefty dollop of bromance. Bringing a group of men together to undertake some sort of mission is a regular plot device. Whether that’s the likes of The Magnificent Seven (western), Where Eagles Dare (war), The Hangover (comedy) or Oceans 11 (crime). This is the premise behind Guy Hamilton’s Force 10 for Navarone.Read More »

  • Guy Hamilton – Funeral in Berlin (1966)

    1961-1970DramaGuy HamiltonThrillerUnited Kingdom

    ‘Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to smuggle him out of East Germany.’
    – Dave Jenkins (IMDb)Read More »

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