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Encyclopedia > Gillies MacKinnon

Gillies MacKinnon (born 8 January 1948 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish film director and writer. Some of his film credits include Hideous Kinky, Small Faces and Regeneration. January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Glasgow (or Glaschu in Gaelic) is Scotlands largest city and unitary council, situated on the River Clyde in the countrys west central lowlands. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... Hideous Kinky is an autobiographical novel by Esther Freud, daughter of British painter Lucian Freud. ... Small Faces (1996) is a Scottish film directed by Gillies MacKinnon about gangs in 1960s Glasgow. ... Regeneration is a 1915 film which tells the story of a poor orphan who rises to control the mob, until he meets a woman for whom he wants to change. ...


Selected Filmography

Hideous Kinky is an autobiographical novel by Esther Freud, daughter of British painter Lucian Freud. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... Regeneration is a prize-winning novel by Pat Barker, first published in 1991. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... Small Faces (1996) is a Scottish film directed by Gillies MacKinnon about gangs in 1960s Glasgow. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles was a TV series that ran from 1992 to 1996, which explored the childhood and youth of the character Indiana Jones. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1992. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...

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Britmovie - Gillies MacKinnon Biography (412 words)
MacKinnon's first film given any wide release was Conquest of the South Pole (1989), a docudrama about unemployed Edinburgh youths who attempt to recreate Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole.
MacKinnon’s breakthrough film was The Playboys (1992), a well-received romantic-comedy drama of an Irish unmarried mother courted by both a constable and a young traveling-entertainer starring Robin Wright, Albert Finney and Aidan Quinn.
MacKinnon's next film, Hideous Kinky (1998), was based on the early-1970s adventures recounted in Esther Freud's book, the film charts the inverted relationship of Kate Winslet and her young daughters, who are dragged across North Africa in the wake of their mother's post-divorce mission of self-discovery.
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