While stationed at Brideshead Castle during WWII, Captain Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) remembers back on his involvement with the Marchmain family, the Catholic, aristocratic owners of the grand estate. Charles is first drawn to Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw), a charming and provocative young man, before falling for his sophisticated sister, Julia (Hayley Atwell). As Charles' ambition draws him deeper and deeper into the Marchmains' world, he discovers that the allure of their secret lives is matched by Lady Marchmain's desire to preserve their way of life. Directed by Julian Jarrold. With Emma Thompson and Michael Gambon. Categories: Drama. Year: 2008.
Hayley Atwell in Brideshead Revisited
Georgiana (Keira Knightley), the Duchess of Devonshire, is as famous as much for her extravagant tastes and appetite for gambling as she is for her beauty and charisma. Already caught in a love triangle with her husband (Ralph Fiennes) and his mistress (Hayley Atwell), Georgiana's unquenchable search for love leads her into the arms of Earl Gray (Dominic Cooper), an ambitious young politician. When the Duke discovers Georgiana's affair, the conflict turns bitter and threatens to erupt into scandal. Directed by Saul Dibb. With Charlotte Rampling. Categories: Drama, History. Year: 2008.
Hayley Atwell in The Duchess
Ian (Ewan McGregor) and Terry (Colin Farrell), two dead broke brothers living in London, are approached by their rich Uncle Howard (Tom Wilkinson) with a money making propostion. All they have to do is "take care of" one of Howard's old business associates to keep his troubles from ruining the life he's built. The brothers struggle with the immorality of the request, and end up becoming enemies when each chooses a different side. Directed by Woody Allen. With Hayley Atwell and Sally Hawkins. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Hayley Atwell in Cassandra's Dream