Michel Lonsdale

Born: 24 May 1931, Paris

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  • 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 Day of the Jackal

    The Day of the Jackal

    With French police on his trail, a mysterious English assassin attempts to kill President de Gaulle in this gripping adaptation of Frederick Forsyth’s thriller.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    This uplifting true-life saga of British success at the 1924 Olympics proved a morale-booster at a time when the British film industry was at a very low ebb.

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