Hilary and Jackie 21 years old

Two sisters. Two lives. One Love...

Hilary and Jackie

The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.


James Frain
James Frain

Daniel Barenboim

Emily Watson
Emily Watson

Jackie Du Pré

Charles Dance
Charles Dance

Derek Du Pré

David Morrissey
David Morrissey

Kiffer Finzi

Rupert Penry-Jones
Rupert Penry-Jones

Piers Du Pré

Celia Imrie
Celia Imrie

Iris Du Pré

All Cast

Name Character
Emily Watson She was 31, now 53 years old as Jackie Du Pré
Rachel Griffiths She was 30, now 51 years old as Hilary Du Pré
Charles Dance He was 52, now 73 years old as Derek Du Pré
Celia Imrie She was 46, now 67 years old as Iris Du Pré
David Morrissey He was 34, now 55 years old as Kiffer Finzi
James Frain He was 30, now 52 years old as Daniel Barenboim
Rupert Penry-Jones He was 28, now 49 years old as Piers Du Pré
Bill Paterson He was 53, now 75 years old as Cello Teacher


Name Department
David Johnson as Director of Photography. He was 171 (80) years old when He died Camera
Trisha Edwards as Set Decoration. He was 1 (now 20) years old Art
Charmian Adams as Art Direction. Art
Barrington Pheloung as Original Music Composer. He was 44 (65) years old when He died Sound
Vanessa Pereira as Casting. Production
David Appleby as Still Photographer. Camera
Alice Normington as Production Design. Art
Sandy Powell as Costume Design. She was 38 (now 60) years old Costume & Make-Up
Frank Cottrell Boyce as Screenplay. He was 39 (now 60) years old Writing
Anand Tucker as Director. He was 35 (now 56) years old Directing
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Hilary and Jackie (21 years)

Two sisters. Two lives. One Love...

  • Release day: Wednesday, December 30, 1998
  • Runtime: 121 minutes