The action will revolve around the Willoughby family, a large family in which parents are too busy romantically to care for their four children: Tim, Jane and the Barnaby twins. One day, faced with another trouble because of their parents, Jane suggests that the brothers send their selfish mother and father on a fictional vacation, secretly hoping to get rid of them forever. When unsuspecting parents go on vacation, the children, sincerely happy that their cunning plan has worked, arrange a Grand celebration. But very soon Tim, Jane and the Barnaby kids get into serious trouble, which, as it turns out, is difficult to solve without the help of adults.
Mickey Pearson was born and raised in the United States in a poor family, but was able to get a Rhodes scholarship and go to Oxford University, where he began selling marijuana to his fellow students. In a short time, his studies took a back seat, and Mackie focused on developing an underground business for growing and selling pot, eventually achieving incredible success. Having become one of the most influential figures in the UK, after a while he decides to sell a profitable business, valuing it at 400 million pounds, but suddenly faces serious problems.
Unable to bear the brutality and constant control of her boyfriend Adrian, a millionaire scientist and sociopath, Cecilia Cass escapes from his luxurious mansion to her friends-police officer James and his daughter Sydney. A woman tries to start a new life when she finds out that Adrian committed suicide and bequeathed her $ 5 million, wanting to make amends for the destroyed relationship, but set a strange condition: Cecilia will lose money if she is found mentally ill. But since the announcement of the last will of the deceased, strange things begin to happen in the life of a woman: it begins to seem that someone is constantly near and watching her.
Like-minded Tim Jenkins and Stephen Lee, who distribute campaign leaflets criticizing the current government, are captured by the police and, after a short trial, are jailed. Not wanting to lose the best years of life in captivity, the main characters team up with other political prisoners, intending to escape from the most secure prison on the continent.
Emma Woodhouse — a selfish beauty from a rich family, who considers herself an expert on human nature. Acting as a matchmaker for close friends and their potential suitors, Emma dissuades Harriet Smith, a pretty and guileless girl, from marrying a farmer, choosing a more successful match for her — Philip Elton, the local vicar. However, when Elton begins to show signs of attention to Emma, the heroine gets into an awkward situation that threatens her reputation.
Miles is a run-of-the -mill video game developer who does unpromising work, and also continues to yearn for Nova, his ex-girlfriend. One day, miles ' life changes dramatically when, against his will, he becomes a new participant in a ruthless gladiatorial competition broadcast live around the world. At first, he easily manages to evade duels with potential rivals, but soon the organizers of underground battles kidnap Nova, forcing miles to take decisive action.
Events develop during the First World war around Schofield and Blake-inexperienced corporals of the British army, taking part in a battle against German troops in the South of France. As a result of the successful offensive, the British managed to push the Germans back into the front line, after which Colonel Mackenzie decided to continue the attack, wanting to consolidate the advantage. But the management soon discovers that the German retreat is a tactical maneuver designed to lure Mackenzie's troops into a trap. And now Blake and Schofield are forced to go to the enemy's rear, where they have to risk their lives every minute to pass important information to the Colonel and save thousands of colleagues from certain death
Several decades have passed since the tragedy that occurred at the overlook hotel, but the grown-up Danny Torrens still can not recover from the shock and tries to drown out his psychic abilities with alcohol. As soon as Danny manages to find some harmony with the reality around him, Abra appears in his life-an incredibly powerful teenage girl who needs help and protection from pursuers who hunt people like her to use their supernatural power to gain immortality
The film, based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Searle, will tell about a fraudster and conman Roy courtneves, who finds a rich widow Betty McLeish on a Dating site and can't believe his luck. His goal is to steal all of her savings, disappear, and retire. When Betty invites a man home and introduces him to her family, Roy begins to have real feelings for the new victim. And now he does not know whether he can fully implement his plan. However, Betty is not as simple as it seems at first glance, and in her past there is a place for dark secrets
The action takes place in London, where the aspiring singer Kate lives, who made several rash decisions, including a device in a year-round Christmas store. When Kate is freed from the hated elf costume, she goes to auditions, and the rest of the time the heroine drinks a lot, sleeps with random men, and refuses to accept her past. The girl is worried about her immigrant parents, and especially her domineering mother Adelia, who criticizes all her daughter's actions. One day, Kate meets a good-natured volunteer Tom, who turns her whole life for the better, but the heroine believes that everything is going too well to be true
Few people know that a bullet fired from a sniper rifle covers a distance of fifteen hundred meters in just three seconds. That's how much time is left for an FBI informant who has been targeted. He will have to make a very difficult decision, on which a lot will depend. He was caught in a death trap between the FBI, the mafia, and the police. Everything is at stake: his family, his freedom, his life. Will he be able to find a way out of this situation, or his fate has long been sealed? In favor of what action will he make his choice, which may be the last in his life? How would his story end, and how did he end up in this situation?
The complex of relationships between the characters are exposed to new challenges, when Aurora agrees to marry the handsome Prince Phillip from a neighboring Kingdom. At an engagement dinner party, maleficent tries to be good-natured, but an insult from the Prince's mother, Ingrit, makes Her angry. Soon Ingrid accuses the sorceress of casting a curse on king John, and then declares war on her. When Maleficent escapes from the castle, she is helped by dark fairies who have been hiding from people for centuries. The lady of darkness will have to decide whether to side with the magical creatures from the underworld or make peace with people.
Meteorologist James glaisher intends to measure the movement of air and its temperature at the highest possible altitude to make accurate weather forecasts. However, the scientific community considers his idea stupid and refuses to Finance the experiment. When the hero meets the balloon pilot Amelia Wren, he decides to carry out his plan with her help. On a balloon, they go up so high in the sky, where no one has ever been. Their desperate adventure soon turns into a struggle for survival in the realm of cold, thunderstorms, powerful gusts of wind and thin air...
In the winter of 1968, the legend of show business Judy garland comes to London to spend five weeks in the UK capital and give several concerts that will help her improve her financial situation. Almost 30 years after her success in the film "the Wizard of Oz", and the peak of popularity is in the distant past, and the actress and singer does not even have her own home where she could leave her three children. Touring in London is her last chance to find financial well-being, but Judy is exhausted and is not in the best physical and psychological condition, but she is still able to sing, make sparkling jokes, attract the attention of the public and is ready for a new love adventure...
The main event in the life of every aristocrat is the reception of the ruling monarch in the family nest. However, in a series of elegant parties and social ceremonies, someone from the inhabitants of the luxurious mansion prepares an attempt on the king.
Los Angeles 1969. The film is about Rick Dalton, a former actor who found himself on the sidelines of the film industry, and his stunt double cliff a carefree young man. Cliff takes Rick to auditions, takes care of his house and does not let the fading star finally slide into the abyss of despair. And at the same time, near the Dalton mansion, a real Hollywood success story unfolds: the beautiful actress Sharon Tate enjoys the fame that has fallen on her and the marriage with a talented Director...
The protagonist of the action adventure "Big game", a teenager named Oscar, lives in Lapland. According to local custom, to become a real man, he must not only spend a day in the wilderness, but also bring to the family prey, having at his disposal only a bow and arrows. During the test, the boy witnesses an attack on the plane of the President of the United States. With the help of a special capsule, the security service manages to save the first person, but among them there is a traitor who does not stop at nothing until he brings what he started to the end. Fortunately the head of state Oscar finds him before the bandits. They join forces because it is the only chance to survive the night for both of them. But will the strange couple be able to resist to the teeth armed bandits?
One day a small British detachment is ordered to take a height called "Athens", located near the dam in Kajaki. Once the military had completed the task, they were simply to monitor one of the Afghan army checkpoints to prevent them from passing to their Taliban positions. However, at night between the British military and the enemy there was a fierce firefight. When morning came, several soldiers decided to check the surrounding area for Taliban, causing one of them to blow up on an old Soviet mine. As soon it turned out, the team was trapped in a mine…
Everything in Alice's life turned out well, both personally and professionally. She teaches linguistics and one day during the lectures feels that something is wrong with her, that she began to forget the words. She is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. She realizes how terrible this disease is for her and for loved ones. She ceases to be a normal adequate person, Alice is not able to perform even basic actions, but continues to struggle to remain a person worthy of attention and respect. "Still Alice" is not just a festival drama, but a story about a disease that almost every family faces.
Dramatic picture "Calvary", with elements of black Comedy, filmed by Director John Michael Macdonagh. The main role in the film was played by the famous Irish actor Brendan Gleeson. In the center of the plot of the film a Catholic priest from a small provincial town – father James. Like any other clergyman, he conducts services day after day, listens to repentance and absolves sins. One day, a man comes to him for confession, who for many years was sexually abused by the now deceased Holy father. So same he reports, that intends to kill father James, and gives him week, to the with all said goodbye and graduated Affairs pressing. The Confessor argues his choice by saying that if you kill a bad priest, then no one even cares about it, but if you kill such a righteous man as James, it will definitely make everyone around you think. That's just instead of preparing to accept death, well, or at least seek help from the police, father James continues to lead a normal life, helping parishioners to change their lives for the better.
The events of the film The Riot Club takes place within the walls of Oxford University. For many years it has a club, whose members are the children of successful and wealthy parents. Miles and Alistair are freshmen who were invited to the rebels club, which they are very proud of. Miles is finally able to achieve the freedom that he missed so much in the circle of his family. Alistair wants to feel what high society is and what the benefits of membership are. However, soon intelligent and educated guys, having access to luxury and pleasure, become arrogant and arrogant people who cease to appreciate not only friendship and sincerity, but also the lives of others.
In the center of the plot of the fantastic drama "Ex Machina" a young and very talented programmer named Caleb. One day he gets the chance to spend a whole week in the house of a very rich inventor Nathan, located in a picturesque mountain range. However, going there, Caleb could not even imagine that he would take part in a unique experiment to test artificial intelligence, represented by a female robot named Ava. Ava, it turns out, is very similar to an ordinary person, because she is able to think and analyze as he does, which makes it a real scientific breakthrough. On least communication with a robot, Caleb even is beginning to sometimes perceive its, as the mill girl. But at the same time the hero does not get the feeling that Nathan from it's hiding something. After some time, the experiment gets out of control, and before Caleb becomes a choice of whom to believe – ava or Nathan…
The film takes place in Montana, where there is an unusual Academy, whose students are the real vampires. Here young vampires are taught magic and are other equally important courses. Hardly someone in rate, that vampire tribe divided on two race, one of which Moroi – lives by the rules, and seeks to world, and the second - strigom, already long rejected all rules and laws, and not disdains brutal killings. For this reason, between them for many years there is a bloody war, the responses of which are not even able to stop the walls of the Academy. This will make sure the young Moroi Princess Lissa, who recently became a student, and her faithful friend rose, because soon they will be drawn into a real maelstrom of dangerous events.
In the center of the plot of the film "The Duke of Burgundy" are two girls, one of whom has a very impressive fortune, and the other has only reached the opportunity to hold the post of a maid from a more wealthy person. Cynthia has no family, the lion's share of time devotes to a personal hobby - collecting butterflies. But the absence of dear people begins to weigh, because without intimacy, no adult can not endure for a long time. At first, hiring a maid, Cynthia planned only to get rid of the need to work around the house, but over time, the governess began to attract the mistress in a more personal way. After a short period of time, the main character forces the maid to an intimate relationship and a passionate romance flares up between the girls, overflowing with ecstasy from sexual games. Cynthia takes the role of the dominant, while the partner is not against the role of a sort of slave. However, there comes a time when passionate about each other ladies can not continue to lead such an uninhibited lifestyle. How will the heroines get out of this situation? Maybe between the girls has born deeper feelings than a simple and unquenchable thirst for sex?
This beautiful film will win the hearts of both fans of Comedy films and fans of melodramas, as the Director managed to combine both genres in his work. The two main characters around which the plot develops are two very serious men. By the will of fate they have to go to Italy. The road is not close, they have to stop at a roadside diner to eat for the further road. On an empty stomach, things are not done, and the road does not end, so they are forced to stop in almost every town they meet. Adventures await heroes and in various roadside eateries, and while driving. The road that men will have to do, will give them a huge number of life lessons and comedic situations. They have a lot to rethink, and some even learn again. By the end of his path heroes will become quite other people.
A young Director named Thomas lang goes to the Italian town of Siena to gather as much information as possible about the resonant murder of a student Elizabeth from England. Arriving at the scene, he met with the writer Simone Ford, who wrote a book that best describes all aspects of this sensational crime all over the world. Digging, as it should in the case, Thomas finds out that the murder of a student found guilty of her friends – Jessica fuller and Carlo Elias. He also becomes aware that families on both sides tried to hide some moments from the lives of their children. However, this could not be done, because nothing can be hidden from nosy journalists, and many facts were presented to the public court. The more information Thomas gathers about the murder, the more he realizes how complicated this case is…
The film Jimmy's Hall tells the story of Ireland in 1932. One Irishman named Jimmy Grolton comes to his native land, where he was deported to new York back in 1909, because of the propaganda of communism. He had gone away and become an American citizen, and now he decided to return and finish the job he had already begun. Jimmy just needs an audience like air, where he will be listened to, where he will be able to influence his beliefs and form his audience in his native country. He had the idea to open his hall for dancing. Jimmy's dance hall is a place where people can learn to dance and share their political views. A thought, if expressed, is already the beginning of action. And when expressed thoughts becomes too much, it leads to certain consequences. The image of Jimmy Grolton is written off from a real historical character. This is the story of the only Irishman who was expelled from the country. The historical drama "Jimmy's Hall" by Ken Loach was included in the list of 15 best films of the Cannes film festival 2014.
Peter Devereaux (pierce Brosnan), retired, has been living a normal life for years. However, his usual way of life collapses when he once meets with a former colleague. A colleague tells him about a young girl named Ellis, whose life is in danger, as she has compromising information about a certain criminal group. Devereaux decides to take on one last case and help the poor girl. The ex-agent needs to find Ellis before the criminals and take her under his protection. However, this is not so easy. Very quickly, Devereaux realizes that high-ranking officials, his former colleagues in the CIA and Russian politicians are involved in the case, to the conspiracy of which the girl is very close. The task is much more complicated, because it is necessary not only to find and save Ellis, but also to destroy the monstrous plans to seize power in the state. The main character will have a good sweat to once again prevail over crime.
In the center of the plot of the film four students who, like most of their peers, are not averse to profit easy money. That's just unlike the rest of these do not just dream, and decided on a clever Scam. They infiltrate one of the largest credit card companies and start emptying other people's Bank accounts. Thus, the children quickly earn a decent amount of money, and with impunity, they think that this will last forever. But there it was, and at one point the company is robbing a very dangerous and influential crime boss, who does not intend to let go of young people so daring act…
The feature film "Love, Rosie" is an adaptation of the work of the famous writer Cecilia Ahern. The main characters are friends from early childhood. Rosie and Alex only dreams for two, they are so close that they know about each other practically everything, down to the last detail. Soon the end of school and young people are going to go together to the United States to study further. At the birthday of the girl there was an interesting incident: friends kissed for the first time. Fearing what had happened and that it might interfere with their friendship, Rosie and Alex agreed to forget about it. Here is it is time graduation of a ball, on which friends went with different partners. It so happened that Rosie slept with a guy, a handsome man who dreamed of many girls. This rash act did not pass without a trace and the main character became pregnant. She decided to keep the baby, sacrificing her dreams. Alex, as planned, went to study. Friends tried to keep in touch for many years. They kept in their hearts those feelings, that afflicted to each other before. After 12 years, they have to understand themselves and decide together what they want from the rest of life.
The plot of the Comedy drama "My Old Lady" is a middle-aged man named Matthias gold, who lives in the United States. Over the years, he has not been able to achieve success in life, and the only thing he has is a lot of debts. One day Matthias learns that his late father bequeathed him a good apartment, and not somewhere, but in the capital of France. He was very happy with this news, because the money gained from the sale of real estate, will easily help to pay off all his debts. But as it turned out, there is one small problem. In the bequeathed apartment lives an old woman Matilda Gerard, and in the rights of inheritance Matthias will be able to enter only after her death. Until then, he must pay his monthly rent. To live with Madame Gerard, which also resides her daughter, Mathias is clearly not desirable. However, the hero has no other choice, because this apartment - his last hope…
Throughout his life, the main character of the action Thriller "Non-Stop" bill marks serves for the benefit of his people. He used to be a police officer in new York, and now works as a so-called air Marshal, whose duties include ensuring order on Board the aircraft. Last place of work, to put it mildly, not quite liking bill because he does not like to fly. And each time, going on a flight, he hopes that the flight will be without incident, and he will not need to resort to the help of weapons. One day during the next flight, immediately after the plane rises into the air, bill receives from an anonymous sender a message that says that if he does not transfer 150 million dollars to the account, he will kill one passenger every twenty minutes. Even more complicating is the fact that the SMS came through a closed channel of special services, and the account specified for the transfer of money belongs to bill himself. From this point on, Marx is not only that he becomes a target for the security services, so he still has to calculate the offender among the hundreds of passengers.
The main character of the film is a young girl named Veronica Mars. She works as a lawyer in one of the best new York offices, and has already achieved great success. Once the girl lived with her father in the small town of Neptune, where she helped him in the investigation of very complicated crimes. But Veronica had always wanted to get out of this place, to start a new life, and in the end she had succeeded. One day Veronica finds out that her ex-boyfriend Logan Eckhols is in big trouble-he is accused of killing his girlfriend. Despite the fact that the heroine promised herself not to return to Neptune, she still decides to return to his hometown, and help Logan.
This film Morten Tyldum won the Oscar as best adapted screenplay. The film is based on the work of Andrew Hodges. The plot unfolds in a difficult time for all, during the Second world war. The hero of the film Alan Turing is endowed with unique thinking, he is an excellent mathematician and logician. He has to perform the most difficult task, namely to crack the Enigma code. Only a true genius can do that. The outcome of the war depends on Alan, and he must make every effort to crack this code.
Nathan Alice is a gifted teenager, he lives in a familiar and beloved world of numbers. Since childhood, he was not particularly distinguished by the desire to communicate, it was much more interesting to add and subtract numbers, and with age came the ability to produce more and more interesting mathematical actions. The exciting world absorbs the boy more and more. People think he's a genius, but he doesn't care. Parents are concerned about the son's isolation and decided to examine him. Doctors after communicating with the patient confirm the fact of his unusual behavior, moreover, Nathan found signs of autism, and if you do not take action, the disease will begin to progress. The trouble that befell the family makes the hero of the film even more closed-his father dies, and the boy, not knowing how to cope with the tragedy, goes deeper into the world of mathematical action. Only close friend, Nathan connects with reality, becoming teacher of mathematics. The elder friend sees in his pupil not only a brilliant mathematician, but also a vulnerable child with a trembling soul, who just needs help. The teacher presents Nathan's candidacy to participate in the international Olympiad from great Britain. The boy is flattered, but very afraid, because winning such competitions involves the ability to work in a team.
The film "God Help the Girl" tells the story of a vulnerable creative girl named Eva. The heroine has some psychological problems and even underwent treatment. However, she has a better method than the drug. Eve has a gift from God for music. She composes musical themes and lyrics herself. A trip to Glasgow is the beginning of a musical career. Here she will have new friends. James, an aspiring composer, will introduce the heroine to a student and talented guitarist, Cassie. Young people will become very friendly. And Eva will show sympathy for the local celebrity, singer, Anthony. But his cold attitude is very hurt emotional girl. Will Eva take place as a composer and what awaits the girl ahead?
The hero of the film "Son of a Gun" in his young nineteen years is in prison. Jay did not commit Grand crimes and now he has to learn all the laws by which they live in prison. Prison life is not easy and the guy begins to mock. Known lawbreaker Brendan Lynch, deciding to protect the guy, takes him into his custody. With such a patron, Jay is not afraid of anything, and soon he must leave this place. However, Lynch does not provide assistance for nothing. Jay, released from prison, must help him and his accomplices to escape. The young man does everything that is required of him and now the criminals are at large. Now Jay is in the gang Brandon and the entire team they commit crimes. Moreover, the guy is in love with Natasha, who is also in the gang. Having stolen a lot of gold, the young people are drawn into the game of Lynch. Jay does not know who to trust and therefore there are differences. Lovers do not mind leaving the underworld, but Brendan will not let anyone go just like that. Jay and his girlfriend must come up with a plan, otherwise they will die in one day.
Before us is a documentary biographical film called "I Am Ali" In this film, we reveal the real, authentic life of a sports star. Authentic audio and video files from the athlete's personal archive were used to create this film. For the first time Ali appears before us in an unusual, previously invisible to us light – a loving father, a great friend. His children tells about him their memories and feelings, ex-wife, with a smile remembering the past, tells about the difficult family life. Also, his colleagues in the sports arena share their memories of Ali.
What could be worse than not knowing who you are? Also, the main character of the movie "the Maze Runner" - Thomas. After he awoke, his heart was seized with terror. He didn't know where he was or who he was. Soon the man meets with teenagers, the same as he, but arrives at a place where everything is trying to survive. No one in this place was able to answer the questions that troubled Tom. The main character needs to try to understand the reason for his stay in this mysterious place.
"Pride" – a joint film of France and the UK. 1984, England is ruled by Iron Lady Margaret. The wrath of the government was first directed to the representatives of homosexual love. But then the miners went on strike, and all the attention of government agencies is now switched to them. The leader of the same-sex movement activists, mark, decided – we are oppressed, they are oppressed, it turns out that we are comrades in misfortune. He organizes a fundraiser to help the families of the miners. But the miners ' Union is somehow not very happy with the unexpected support and does not hurry to accept the money. Then the gays and lesbians get on the bus and then go to the village where the miners live to complete their action.
Action sci-Fi film "Monsters: Dark Continent" is set seven years after the events of the first film. Then most of the territory of Mexico inhabited by terrible monsters, and the government was forced to create a quarantine zone there. But it didn't help, and after a few years most of the planet was dominated by these creatures. Even the powerful bombing, which was previously the only effective way to deal with monsters, no longer give the desired result. And so the difficult situation is even more complicated by the fact that rebel groups began to appear, who are not happy with the methods of struggle used by the military. Once somewhere in the desert lost a small detachment of soldiers, and to search for him sent a rescue team. But the unexpected happens, and the usual rescue operation develops into a fierce battle…
A well-known scientist, one of the best in the field of artificial intelligence research, Dr. will Custer is working hard to create a supercomputer that will not be alien to human emotions, and which will be able to unite the mind and knowledge of all mankind. In research, Custer has to resort to rather controversial experiments, as a result of which he not only becomes widely known throughout the world, but also turns into a target for some terrorist group fighting against technological progress. They attempt to destroy all of Custer's research, and mortally wound him. However, despite this brilliant scientist still manages to complete his project. In addition, it becomes an integral part of it, after his wife and colleague Custer download data from his brain directly to the computer. But they even could not imagine what consequences it will lead…
The film takes place on a small island, where the crisis begins. Mines close down, depriving local residents of income for its continued existence. City pastor Damien Lewis, who resembles a fanatic, decides to stay in his native land to preach and return sinners to the true path. To the chagrin of Eileen's wife, she is forced to accept the desire of her betrothed. Husband is a despot who has long forgotten about the woman in his house. She is bored, not getting men's care and affection, forgot what romance is. Most people have left the area, so there is not much to communicate with. Once accustomed to the life of the local people changes when it comes to a guy Fionn sent here into exile. He must atone for his sins and become a law-abiding citizen. Young and hot stranger immediately attracts the attention of the main character. His friendly character, sense of humor and charm leaves no one indifferent. Everyone likes him! Among young people is tied affair, what goes into a whirlwind romance. Passion, lust, new emotions and sensations breathed into her strength to live on.
Issa Karpov is a young man who was born and raised in Chechnya. His life was not like a fairy tale, rather it was a real nightmare in reality. Wherever he lived, at home or in Turkey, he was waiting for only human arrogance, injustice, growing into hostility and outright hatred. Bullying from others pushed the guy to a desperate step – escape to Germany. Here in Hamburg he meets a young and charming girl – lawyer who decides to help the guy and brings him to his home. The pity she feels for Issa gradually grows into a real and strong feeling, so she is ready to sacrifice everything for him. After changing his place of residence, Issa tries to forget his terrible past, which is not going to let him go so easily. After all, around the world he is considered a real criminal and a dangerous terrorist, so the secret services of various countries declare him a real hunt. Now Issa and his beloved against their will were drawn into a dangerous war, during which they must restore justice and prove to the world that this poor Chechen guy is just a victim, not the most dangerous man in the world.
In the screens came the English movie 2014 - the Theory of everything. The basis of the picture is the memories of the former wife of the scientist-the outstanding physicist Hawking - Jane. This film is not about discoveries and achievements, not about the power of the spirit, which did not allow to break from a serious illness. About love is about. In 1963, Stephen and Jane Wilde met in Cambridge. It was born between young people tender and fragile feeling will give the girl the strength to become a real pillar of losing health Hawking. Painstaking work on the film brought considerable success to the picture: a large number of awards, including Oscar for best actor.