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Robert Carlyle. Early life[edit] Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, the son of Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator.[3][4] He was brought up by his father after his mother left when Carlyle was four years old.[5][6] He left school at the age of 16 without any qualifications and worked for his father as a painter and decorator; however, he continued his education by attending night classes at Cardonald College in Glasgow.[7] Career[edit] Robert Carlyle in July 2009.

Robert Carlyle

In 2008 Carlyle narrated a BBC audiobook version of The Cutting Room. Robert Carlyle. Rain Dog: Robert Carlyle - a tribute to the Scottish actor Robert Carlyle. Robert Carlyle: I've had it with British films. Robert Carlyle Obsessed. Robert Carlyle. Riff-Raff (1991 film) Riff-Raff (1991. Priest (1994 film) Priest is a 1994 British drama film marking the debut of director Antonia Bird.

Priest (1994 film)

The screenplay by Jimmy McGovern focuses on a Roman Catholic priest as he struggles with two issues that precipitate a crisis of faith. Father Greg Pilkington, newly assigned to St. Mary's parish in inner-city Liverpool, is startled to discover Father Matthew Thomas is engaged in a sexual relationship with rectory housekeeper Maria Kerrigan. Moreover, Father Thomas is a left-wing radical and an outspoken proponent of Liberation Theology, leading him to constant clashes and bickering with the Bishop—who nevertheless appreciates his abilities. While the young protagonist's personal traditional conservatism and religious beliefs are offended by the older priest's blatant disregard for his vow of celibacy, he struggles with his own homosexual urges, especially after he meets Graham at a local gay hangout and the two embark on a physical relationship.

Linus Roache ..... Reviews for the film were mixed to average. Priest (1994. Hamish Macbeth (TV series) Hamish Macbeth is a comedy-drama series made by BBC Scotland and first aired in 1995.

Hamish Macbeth (TV series)

It is loosely based on a series of mystery novels by M. C. Beaton (Marion Chesney). The series concerns a local police officer, Constable Hamish Macbeth in the fictitious town of Lochdubh on the west coast of Scotland. The titular character was played by Robert Carlyle. Hamish Macbeth (TV Series 1995–1997. Trainspotting (film) The film has been ranked 10th by the British Film Institute (BFI) in its list of Top 100 British films of all time.

Trainspotting (film)

In 2004 the film was voted the best Scottish film of all time in a general public poll.[4] Heroin addicts Mark Renton and Spud are running down Edinburgh's Princes Street pursued by store security guards. Renton's circle of friends are introduced: amoral con artist Sick Boy (also an addict), simple-minded, good-natured Spud, clean-cut athlete Tommy, and sociopath Begbie, who picks extremely violent fights with people who get in his way.

Renton decides to quit heroin and buys opium rectal suppositories from Mikey Forrester to ease the transition. Trainspotting. Trainspotting (1996. The Full Monty. Plot[edit] The once-successful steel mills of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, have shut down and most of the employees have been laid off.

The Full Monty

Former steel workers Gary "Gaz" Schofield and Dave Horsefall (who worked at their steel mills, called Harrison's, for ten years) have resorted to stealing scrap metal from the abandoned mills to sell. Gaz is facing trouble from his ex-wife, Mandy and her boyfriend Barry over child support payments that he's failed to make since losing his job. Gaz's son, Nathan, loves his father but wishes they could do more "normal stuff" in their time together.

One day, Gaz spots a crowd of women lined up outside a local club to see a Chippendale's striptease act. They decide to forgo the plan, until Gaz learns that the show is sold out, and convinces the others (including Gerald, who just landed a job) to do it for one night only. Cast[edit] Production[edit] Channel 4 Films paid for the screenplay to be written but then declined to invest any equity in the film.

The Full Monty (1997. The World Is Not Enough. Yacht used in the opening boat chase, on display at boot Düsseldorf in spring 2000.

The World Is Not Enough

The film's plot revolves around the assassination of billionaire Sir Robert King by the terrorist Renard, and Bond's subsequent assignment to protect King's daughter Elektra, who had previously been held for ransom by Renard. During his assignment, Bond unravels a scheme to increase petroleum prices by triggering a nuclear meltdown in the waters of Istanbul. Filming locations included Spain, France, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the UK, with interiors shot at Pinewood Studios. Despite mixed critical reception, The World Is Not Enough earned $361,832,400 worldwide. The World Is Not Enough (1999. Angela's Ashes (film) Angela's Ashes tells the story of Frank McCourt and his childhood after his family are forced to move from America back to Ireland because of financial difficulties and family problems caused by his father's alcoholism.

Angela's Ashes (film)

Angela's Ashes (1999. Plunkett & Macleane. Plunkett & Macleane (1999. The Beach (film) Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio), an American college student in Southeast Asia for the summer, goes to Thailand with the intention of experiencing something radically different from his familiar life.

The Beach (film)

He meets Daffy (Robert Carlyle), a Scottish traveler who is crazy and rants on about a beach paradise on a secret island and the parasites of civilization. Daffy later commits suicide but leaves Richard a map to the island, convincing him that it exists. Richard meets a French couple, Françoise (Virginie Ledoyen) and her boyfriend, Étienne (Guillaume Canet), and persuades them to accompany him to the island, partly out of an infatuation with Françoise. They travel from Bangkok to the shores of Ko Samui in the Gulf of Thailand, where Richard befriends a pair of American surfers. They talk excitedly about the myth of the beach and how it has an almost unlimited supply of marijuana. At first the island and its community seem to live up to their idyllic reputation. Ko Phi Phi Leh Track listing: The Beach (2000. 28 Weeks Later. 28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was co-written and directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, with Danny Boyle and Alex Garland, respectively director and writer of 28 Days Later, now acting as executive producers.

28 Weeks Later

It was released in the United Kingdom and United States on 11 May 2007. The on-location filming took place in London and 3 Mills Studios, although scenes intended to be shot at Wembley Stadium, then undergoing final stages of construction, were filmed instead in Wales, with Cardiff's Millennium Stadium used as a replacement.[1] Plot[edit] During the original outbreak of the Rage Virus, Don, his wife Alice and four other survivors are hiding in a barricaded cottage on the outskirts of London. They hear a terrified boy pounding at their door, whom they let in. After five weeks, all the Infected have died of starvation. 28 Weeks Later (2007.