The Tichborne Claimant
Cast & Crew
The wealthy Tichborne family send servant Bogle to Australia to track down their missing heir. He doesn't find the lost Sir Roger, but comes up with a false claimant whom he trains to act aristocratic in return for half of any eventual inheritance. All seems to be going well until the dowager Tichborne dies suddenly and the family start to get suspicious. They expel the claimant, but he takes his case to the High Court, where the truth of the missing heir is revealed.
Howard Lew Lewis
Shilo T Mcclean
Peter D Smith
Released in United States 1998
Released in United States 1999
Released in United States April 1999
Released in United States August 1998
Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Focus on British Cinema) August 16-30, 1998.
Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 13 - June 6, 1999.
Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of series "Changing the Guard: The Festival of New British Cinema" April 16-29, 1999.
Feature directorial debut for David Yates and screenwriting debut for Joe Fisher.
Began shooting summer 1997.
Completed shooting August 18, 1997.
Released in United States 1998 (Film had its world premiere at the 1998 Edinburgh International Film Festival.)
Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)
Released in United States April 1999 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of series "Changing the Guard: The Festival of New British Cinema" April 16-29, 1999.)
Released in United States August 1998 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Focus on British Cinema) August 16-30, 1998.)