The Best Of Emma Thompson

As Nisha Ganatra’s comedy Late Night hits the big-screen, Close-up Culture have pulled together a list of our favourite films from the legendary Emma Thompson.

5) Saving Mr. Banks (2013)


Thompson brings much needed depth to role of P.L Travers in this polished up telling of the inspiration behind Disney’s Mary Poppins.

4) In The Name Of The Father (1993)


Jim Sheridan’s courtroom drama sees Thompson deliver one of cinema’s most defiant and memorable speeches.

3) Sense And Sensibility (1995)


Thompson starred in and wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for this acclaimed Jane Austen adaptation.

2) The Remains Of The Day (1993)


Director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant’s intelligent drama brings impressive performances out of Thompson and Anthony Hopkins.

1) Howards End (1992)

et4The same creative combinations as The Remains Of The Day saw Thompson win an Academy Award for Best Actress.



  1. E’ vergognoso che Dame Emma Thompson non sia stata nominata agli Oscar per Saving Mr Banks. E’ da candidare di sicuro agli Oscar 2020.

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