James Fox

Born: 19 May 1939, London

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Highlighted works

  • Performance


    Nicolas Roeg’s directing career began with this explicit and experimental thriller about a hunted gangster taking refuge with a reclusive rock star.

  • The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    This adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Booker-winning novel about a repressed and dutiful butler continued the Merchant-Ivory team’s run of handsome, awards-laden period pieces.

  • The Servant

    The Servant

    A young aristocrat hires a manservant to tend to his needs but finds the balance of power shifting, in a claustrophobic thriller that probes British class culture.

  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    In this key film of the 1960s British New Wave, class tensions surface as borstal boy Tom Courtenay competes in a cross-country race against public-school rivals.


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