We Bought a Zoo
A widowed father played by Matt Damon moves to the South Californian country and purchases a zoo with his family
On Film4: 31 Aug 6:25PM
A group of Oxford undergraduates stage a production of The Duchess of Malfi, during which they discover that their emotional problems and romantic intrigues are nothing new. Although little lingers in the mind after the closing credits, save for some picturesque shots of students punting on the river, this is a generally well-made film that benefits from convincing performances and maintains the interest to the inevitable tragic conclusion.
It is notable for having been produced by the students themselves, and for featuring early appearances by Hugh Grant and James Wilby.
Jack Reynor is Richard, a star athlete who has just left secondary school when a drunken encounter threatens to ruin his future. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, What Richard Did marks Reynor as an extraordinary new talent as a young man who quickly becomes
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