A romantic drama based on the life of poet Dylan Thomas, it stars Matthew Rhys as the hard-drinking poet and Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller as the women who compete for his love. Knightley plays Vera, his first love, whom he left behind years ago. They reconnect when she is a singer in London during World War II. But he is married then to the tempestuous Caitlin (Miller), a free spirit who loves him fiercely. Although they are rivals, the two women form a close friendship. Cillian Murphy plays a soldier who falls in love with Vera. Directed by John Maybury. Categories: Biography, Drama, Romance, War. Year: 2008.
John Maybury in The Edge of Love
Jack (Adrien Brody), a soldier who was shot in the head by a child in Iraq, returns to America suffering from bouts of amnesia. He is wrongly accused of killing a cop and thrown into a mental hospital. He meets a young woman (Keira Knightley) who believes in his innocence, but she can't influence the doctors (Kris Kristofferson and Jennifer Jason Leigh). If he can find a woman he met just before the killing, she can provide him with an alibi. Directed by John Maybury. Categories: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2005.
John Maybury in The Jacket