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1942 DVD

War epic set during the Second Sino-Japanese War. As a devastating drought takes hold of Henan province in China, a wealthy farmer named Fan (Guoli Zhang) manages to beat the struggle and maintains enough food to feed his family and the village. But that all changes when bandits rob and burn his village to the ground, murdering his son as they do so. Fan and his family are forced to flee with some of their fellow villagers, but more tro..

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A Farewell To Arms Blu-Ray DVD

Based on the best-selling novel by Ernest Hemingway, Frank Borzage's Oscar-winning adaptation of A Farewell to Arms stars Gary Cooper as Lieutenant Frederic Henry, an American enlisted in the Italian ambulances corps. Through his friend, Rinaldi (Adolphe Menjou), he meets Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes), an English nurse. What starts as a casual encounter soon develops into something much deeper – but can their passion survive the terri..

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A Kid for Two Farthings Blu-Ray + DVD

Carol Reed's last film for Alexander Korda and his first in colour is the whimsical tale of a young boy, Joe, who buys a small goat in the belief it's a magical unicorn that will grant him and his friends wishes. Meanwhile, romance blooms between beautiful Sonia (Diana Dors) and her body-building boyfriend Sam (Joe Robinson), who has the misfortune to get mixed up with crooked wrestling promoter Blackie Isaacs (Lou Jacobi). Colourfully ..

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A London Trilogy - The Films Of St Etienne 2003 To 2007 DVD

Three documentaries about London set to music by electronic band Saint Etienne. 'Finisterre' (2003) pays homage to the capital city with input from, among others, Mark Perry, Julian Opie, Liam Watson and Vashti Bunyan. 'What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?' (2005) follows a paper boy around the Lower Lea Valley prior to its transformation into the Olympic Park. Finally, 'This Is Tomorrow' (2007) captures the renovation of the Royal Fest..

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A Month In The Country Blu-Ray DVD

A captivating adaptation of J L Carr’s much loved novel, A Month in the Country tells the story of a traumatised First World War veteran Tom Birkin (compellingly portrayed by Colin Firth) who, in the summer of 1920, travels to the beautiful Yorkshire village of Oxgodby to uncover a medieval wall painting in the local church. During his stay in the village, Birkin develops an unspoken love for the vicar’s wife, Alice (Natasha Richardson)..

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A Taste of Honey Blu-Ray

Shelagh Delaney's play A Taste of Honey had already played in the West End and on Broadway when Tony Richardson made his film adaptation, shot on location in Salford and Blackpool. Rita Tushingham made her indelible screen debut as Jo, a young girl who falls pregnant after leaving home and floozie of a mother, played by Dora Bryan in a revelatory performance. When Jo befriends Geoff, a kind-hearted gay art student, they move in together..

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A Woman Under The Influence Blu-Ray DVD

Arguably John Cassavetes' most successful and influential film, A Woman Under the Influence stars Gena Rowlands (Gloria, Faces) and the legendary Peter Falk (Columbo) as Mabel and Nick Longhetti, a blue-collar couple struggling to cope with Mabel's slide into mental illness. Featuring a central performance of awe-inspiring conviction from Gena Rowlands, this critically acclaimed film is as powerful today as it was upon its original rele..

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A Woman Under The Influence DVD

Arguably John Cassavetes' most successful and influential film, A Woman Under the Influence stars Gena Rowlands (Gloria, Faces) and the legendary Peter Falk (Columbo) as Mabel and Nick Longhetti, a blue-collar couple struggling to cope with Mabel's slide into mental illness. Featuring a central performance of awe-inspiring conviction from Gena Rowlands, this critically acclaimed film is as powerful today as it was upon its original rele..

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A Zed And Two Noughts Blu-Ray Out of Stock

A Zed And Two Noughts Blu-Ray

A car collides with a swan outside a zoo. Two women passengers die but the driver, Alba Bewick (Andrea Ferreol) survives with a leg amputation. Obsessed with the accident, the zoologist husbands of the dead women – twins Oliver and Oswald (Eric and Brian Deacon) – become fascinated by the processes of decay and embark on an affair with the amputee. As dead animals decompose to the playful rhythms of Michael Nyman, symmetry is elevated b..

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A Zed And Two Noughts DVD

Peter Greenaway's surreal story has twin brothers (Brian and Eric Deacon), both zoologists, re-examining the meaning of life after a car accident involving a swan claims the lives of their wives. They study the decomposition of several animals with time-lapse photography, plot to liberate zoo animals, and begin a menage-a-trois with the one-legged woman who survived the crash...

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After Life Blu-Ray

Kore-eda Hirokazu, director of the acclaimed 1996 film 'Maborosi', returns with this meditation on happiness and memory. Arriving in Limbo, a way-station where the dead are invited to select which memory they wish to take with them into the afterlife, the newly dead are met by the staff who will help them chose. Over the following week, the recently-deceased think back over their lives, looking for the moment in which they were most hap..

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After Love Blu-Ray

Grappling with the unexpected death of her husband (Nasser Memarzia), Mary Hussain is tidying his things in their Dover home when she stumbles upon a secret connection he had across the Channel, in Calais. Armed with just a bag and his cell phone, she sets off to uncover the truth.Beautifully directed by Aleem Khan and abetted by sensitive performances from Joanna Scanlan (No Offence), Nathalie Richard and impressive youngster Talid ..

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Blu-Ray

After the Fox Blu-Ray

Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci, aka the Fox (a master of disguise who cannot seem to stay out of jail), in this comedy directed by Vittorio De Sica and adapted from Somerset Maughan's novel by Neil Simon. Vanucci has come up with a new money-making scheme that involves moving gold bullion from Cairo to Rome. To cover his tracks, Vanucci poses as the director of a film about a robbery, which stars his talentless sister (Britt Ekland - ..

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Blu-Ray

Aguirre - Wrath Of God DVD

Werner Herzog directs this study of megalomania, set in 16th Century Peru. In the year 1560, a Spanish expedition crosses the Peruvian Sierras in search of the legendary Inca city of El Dorado. A power struggle within the group leads to its deputy (Klaus Kinski) seizing control in bloody fashion, his desire to set up his own kingdom threatening to destroy them all. Cast and crew apparently endured hardships comparable to those suffered ..

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Akenfield Blu-Ray DVD

Based on Ronald Blythe's acclaimed oral-history book Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village, Peter Hall's extraordinary, long-unseen film offers a lyrical yet authentic depiction of British pastoral life. Akenfield tells the story of a farming family who have lived for generations in the bucolic Suffolk village of the film's title. Real-life local farmer Garrow Shand gives a compelling naturalistic central performance, in three roles..

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Blu-Ray-DVD

Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) Blu-Ray

Akira Kurosawa is one of the world's greatest filmmakers. His films have been acclaimed by critics the world over, and his celebrated samurai epics - featuring international star Toshiro Mifune - have inspired filmmakers as diverse as Steven Spielberg and Sergio Leone, and inspired countless films, including The Magnificent Seven. This indispensable Blu-ray collection contains digitally remastered High Definition presentations of five o..

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Blu-Ray

Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) DVD

Seven Samurai- When the residents of a small Japanese village seek protection they hire seven unemployed 'ronin' (masterless samurai). Unanimously hailed as one of cinema's greatest masterpieces, Seven Samurai has inspired countless films, including The Magnificent Seven.Yojimbo- A drifting samurai for hire plays both ends against the middle with two warring factions, surviving on his wits. Eventually the Samurai seeks seeks to elimin..

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Alain Robbe-Grillet - Six Films 1963-1974 Blu-Ray

Perhaps best known as the writer of Alain Resnais' classic cine-conundrum Last Year of Marienbad, and as a leading novelist in the nouveau roman movement. Alain Robbe-Grillet was also the director a number of playful, stylish, controversial films which starred such icons of French cinema as Jean-Louis Trinignant (Haneke's Amour, Bertolucci's The Conformist) and Isabelle Huppert (Claire Denis' White Material). Impossible to see for decad..

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Alain Robbe-Grillet - Six Films 1964-1974 DVD

Perhaps best known as the writer of Alain Resnais’ classic cine-conundrum Last Year of Marienbad, and as a leading novelist in the nouveau roman movement of the 1950s, Alain Robbe-Grillet was the director a number of playful, stylish and controversial films which starred such icons of French cinema as Jean-Louis Trintignant (Haneke’s Amour, Bertolucci’s The Conformist) and Isabelle Huppert (Claire Denis’ White Material). Impossible to ..

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Alice Blu-Ray DVD

Jan Svankmajer’s Alice is a creepy and disturbing adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s original vision. Combining a live-action Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) with a stop-motion Wonderland filled with threatening, bizarre characters, the film brilliantly marries a sly visual wit with piercing psychological insight. Presented here fully uncut and in its original Czech-language version for the very first time, this comprehensive release also gathers..

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Blu-Ray-DVD

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore DVD

Martin Scorsese directs this classic American romantic drama. When her husband is killed in a car crash, Alice (Ellen Burstyn) leaves her home in Socorro, New Mexico and heads west with her son Tommy (Alfred Lutter), determined to return to her home town of Monterey in California and make her own way in life as an independent woman. In order to reach Monterey however, Alice will have to stop off along the way to make enough money for he..

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All The Right Noises Blu-Ray DVD

Originally sold with the provocative tagline 'Is 15 and a half too young for a girl? Is one wife enough for one man?', this time-capsule of a film is the story of a young married man who has an affair with a teenage girl. Starring Olivia Hussey, in her first post-Romeo and Juliet role, and the inimitable Tom Bell (The L-Shaped Room), this is one of only a handful of feature films directed by Gerry O'Hara, better known for his assistant-..

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Blu-Ray-DVD

An Actors Revenge Blu-Ray + DVD

Strange, sumptous and visually stunning, this wildly melodramatic tale of a kabuki female impersonator who exacts a long-delayed revenge on the men who drove his parents to suicide is played out against a backdrop of comic rivalries between thieves in the Tokyo underworld. Kazuo Hasegawa stars, in the dual role of the actor and a thief, in a film which celebrates his 300th screen appearance. A heady cocktail of swooning romanticism and ..

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An Autumn Afternoon / A Hen In The Wind Blu-Ray DVD

Yasujiro Ozu’s elegiac final film, An Autumn Afternoon, charts the inevitable eclipse of older generations by irreverent youth. Revisiting the story of his earlier masterpiece Late Spring (1949), Ozu once again casts Chishu Ryu in the role of Hirayama, the concerned father to unmarried Michiko. Harangued on all sides to marry off Michiko, Hirayama reluctantly prepares to bid his old life farewell. A cast of tragi-comic characters weaves..

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An Unflinching Eye - The Films of Richard Woolley (With Booklet) DVD

Between 1970 and 1988 Richard Woolley created a body of exciting and challenging work that has remained almost impossible to see until now.Tackling controversial themes, such as class, race, sexuality and the human instinct for violence, Woolley directed a number of radical and uncompromising films, which explore the ways we relate to, and ultimately destroy, one another even as we strive to develop the means to better understand and ..

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Anchoress DVD

Winner of the 'First Film Special Distinction' award at the Montreal World Film Festival, Chris Newby's film is a story of religious conflict set in the European Middle Ages. After a young girl, Christine Carpenter (Natalie Morse), experiences spiritual apparitions of the Virgin Mary she is coerced by the church priest into becoming an anchoress - a fate which requires her to be walled up in a chamber in the church where she must remain..

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Angelic Conversation DVD

Intense, dreamlike, and, poetic, The Angelic Conversation is one of the most artistic of Derek Jarman's films. With his painter's eye Jarman conjured, in a beautiful palette of light, colour and texture, an evocative and radical visualisation of Shakespeare's love poems. Of the 154 sonnets written by Shakespeare, most were written to an unnamed young man, commonly referred to as the Fair Youth. Here Judi Dench's emotive readings of 14 s..

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Anti-Clock Blu-Ray + DVD Out of Stock

Anti-Clock Blu-Ray + DVD

Anti-Clock, Jane Arden and Jack Bond’s last collaborative work, mixes pioneering video techniques with pin-sharp colour footage in order to create a densely woven, dream-like narrative which explores issues of personal identity and social conformity. Based on Jane Arden’s extraordinary writings on the limitations of rational thought, this groundbreaking film has remained unseen since its last public screening in 1983 and is presented he..

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Arabian Nights DVD

Italian drama directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Featuring a selection of stories concerning love, fate and destiny, the film follows the quest of Nur Ed Din (Franco Merli) as he travels in search of a slave girl named Zumurrud (Ines Pellegrini) with whom he has fallen in love. While he does so, he meets many other travellers who share their own stories of romance and heartbreak with him...

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Arcadia DVD

British documentary showcasing extracts from 100 years of archive footage brought together to form a portrayal of British tradition and how society, industry and agriculture have developed. Portishead's Adrian Utley and Goldfrapp's Will Gregory provide a musical score in conjunction with an array of folk music...

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Around The World With Orson Welles Blu-Ray

In 1955, the celebrated polymath Orson Welles was invited to write, direct and present his first television production - a series of travelogues exploring Europe. Part home-movie, part cinematic essay, each episode of Around the World with Orson Welles takes the viewer on a fascinating journey to meet famous people and explore the continent's most romantic cities. In Paris, we are introduced to artists and poets: in Madrid, we attend a ..

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Blu-Ray

At Last The 1948 Show DVD

All the surviving episodes from the 1960s surreal comedy sketch show, written by and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Marty Feldman. The ensemble cast also features Eric Idle, Barry Cryer, Bill Oddie and Aimi MacDonald...

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Atoll K Blu-Ray + DVD

French-Italian comedy starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy as lords of their own South Seas kingdom. On their way to an inherited island, Stan and Ollie, along with refugee cook Antoine (Max Elloy) and bricklayer Giovanni (Adriano Rimoldi), are shipwrecked, washing ashore on a newly formed atoll. After leading an idyllic life, their fortunes soon change for the worse when uranium is discovered prompting an international scramble for th..

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Babymother Limited Edition (With Booklet) Blu-Ray

Babymother follows young black woman Anita (Anjela Lauren Smith), who dreams of becoming a successful dancehall deejay, whilst juggling the difficulties of raising her two children on a Harlesden housing estate. Her ambitious babyfather Byron (Wil Johnson, Outlander) forges his own music career, unashamedly stealing lyrics from Anita in the process. Supported by her rude girl friends Anita is determined to make her mark, culminating in ..

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Blu-Ray

Back To 1942 Blu-Ray

From acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang (Aftershock, Assembly) comes this breathtaking war epic which revisits one of the most catastrophic periods of twentieth century Chinese history: the famine in Henan Province during the 1942 Sino-Japanese War, which claimed three million lives. Zhang Guoli stars as Master Fan, a wealthy landlord who loses everything when he and his family flee their famine-stricken hometown. Academy Award winner Adr..

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Blu-Ray

Back To 1942 DVD

War epic set during the Second Sino-Japanese War. As a devastating drought takes hold of Henan province in China, a wealthy farmer named Fan (Guoli Zhang) manages to beat the struggle and maintains enough food to feed his family and the village. But that all changes when bandits rob and burn his village to the ground, murdering his son as they do so. Fan and his family are forced to flee with some of their fellow villagers, but more tro..

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Bad Sleep Well DVD

This was Akira Kurosawa's first independent feature and for it he adapted an Ed McBain thriller, transposing the action to Japan. In this tale of revenge, Koichi Nishi (Toshiro Mifune) obtains a position as private scretary to Iwabuchi (Masayuki Mori), the government official he suspects killed his father. Nishi then marries Iwabuchi's daughter and plans a fitting retribution...

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Bait Blu-Ray + DVD

Drama written and directed by Mark Jenkin and set in Cornwall. Having already sold his parents cottage to a wealthy couple from London, Cornish fisherman Martin (Edward Rowe) is struggling to save enough money to buy himself a boat. However, as the tourist season begins and visitors start flocking to the coast Martin can't hide his anger and growing resentment at the changes being made in the name of tourism...

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Bande A Part Blu-Ray

Bande a Part, Godard's playful reimagining of the Hollywood crime films for the 1940s, follows young misfits Franz (Sami Frey), Arthur (Claude Brasseur) and Odile (Anna Karina) as their plan to burgle a rich old lady goes tragicomically wrong. Shot in just 25 days on the wintry streets of suburban Paris, Bande a part remains one of Godard's most loved films and is often remembered for its exhilarating cafe dance sequence and famous race..

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Battleship Potemkin / Drifters Blu-Ray + DVD

In the 1920s and 1930s, Soviet propaganda films profoundly influenced the emerging luminaries of British documentary filmmaking. Sergei Eisenstein's groundbreaking Battleship Potemkin was not seen in the UK until the momentous London Film Society screening in 1929, where it was double-billed with John Grierson's Drifters. This new restoration of Battleship Potemkin is presented with the 1926 Edmund Meisel score, while the digitally rema..

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Battleship Potemkin DVD

In the 1920s and 1930s, Soviet propaganda films profoundly influenced the emerging luminaries of British documentary filmmaking. Sergei Eisenstein's groundbreaking Battleship Potemkin was not seen in the UK until the momentous London Film Society screening in 1929, where it was double-billed with John Grierson's Drifters. This new restoration of Battleship Potemkin is presented with the 1926 Edmund Meisel score. Also included amongst th..

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Beat Girl Blu-Ray + DVD

Restless teen Jennifer (Gillian Hills, Blow-up) escapes her square papa (David Farrar, Black Narcissus) at Soho's Off Beat coffee bar, rocking it with beatnik Dave (a super-cool Adam Faith), sensual singer Dodo (Shirley Anne Field) and icy-eyed Plaid Shirt (Oliver Reed). But a secret from Jennifer's French stepmother's past leads to the Les Girls strip joint, run by Kenny King (Christopher Lee). Remastered from the original negatives, a..

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Beat the Devil Blu-Ray + DVD

Humphrey Bogart stars in this classic action comedy directed by John Huston, who co-wrote the script with Truman Capote. A disparate group of travellers descend upon the East African coast, all hoping to claim a piece of uranium-rich land. Billy (Bogart) and Maria Dannreuther (Gina Lollobrigida) arrive with their four shady business partners, but seem to have been beaten to the mark by the priggish Harry Chelm (Edward Underdown) and his..

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Before The Revolution Blu-Ray + DVD

Young, middle-class and idealistic, Fabrizio struggles to break away from his bourgeois background. Bertolucci’s beautifully operatic film, winner of the Cannes Critics’ Week prize in 1964, celebrates the passion and ideology of the 1960s, and is presented here newly restored with a selection of revealing extra features.Special Features Presented In Standard Definition And High Definition (DVD & Blu-ray), Original Theatrical Trailer, ..

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Betrayed Blu-Ray Out of Stock

Betrayed Blu-Ray

American thriller directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras and starring Debra Winger and Tom Berenger. FBI agent Cathy Weaver (Winger) goes undercover to investigate an underground white supremacist group connected to the killing of a controversial radio chat show host. During the course of her duties Cathy falls for the apparently upstanding family man, Gary Simmons (Berenger), however, when she discovers that he is one of the main perpetra..

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Bill Douglas Trilogy - My Childhood / My Ain Folk / My Way Home Blu-Ray

Douglas's magnificent, award-winning Trilogy is the product of an assured, formidable artistic vision. These are some of the most compelling films about childhood ever made. Presented here in a High-Definition restoration, the Trilogy follows Jamie (played with heart-breaking conviction by Stephen Archibald) as he grows up in a poverty-stricken mining village in post-war Scotland. This is cinematic poetry: Although shot in black and whi..

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Black Girl / Borom Sarret DVD + Blu-Ray

Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene was the first Sub-Saharan African filmmaker to achieve international recognition, and is widely regarded as the father of African cinema. His first major work, Black Girl, is the uncompromising story of Diouana, a young Senegalese nanny whose hopes of an exciting life in France are dashed when her white employers expect her to work as their servant. Also included is Sembene's directorial debut, the sh..

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Bleak Moments Blu-Ray

Sylvia (Anne Raitt) leads a quiet life caring for her sister Hilda (Sarah Stephenson) who has complex care needs. Their lonely suburban existence is accentuated by a social awkwardness that detaches them from the community and fuels a life of seclusion and despair. Released in 1971 to critical acclaim, Mike Leigh's debut feature film is a haunting study of social isolation. Uncompromising and deeply affecting, the film introduced Leigh’..

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Blood of Hussain / Towers of Silence DVD + Blu-Ray Out of Stock

Blood of Hussain / Towers of Silence DVD + Blu-Ray

Political, subversive and artistically maverick, Pakistan's leading filmmaker Jamil Dehlavi's remarkable body of work stands out for its originality and engagement with social and political questions. He is an artist whose vision captures the diversity and power of both the religious and the secular in everyday life. In The Blood of Hussain (1980), the annual mourning procession for the murdered Hussain, grandson of the prophet Muhammad..

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Blue - Including Glitterbug Blu-Ray

Blue was to be a very special final creative act by Derek Jarman and perhaps one of his singularly iconic works. With a score composed by Simon Fisher Turner, and sound design by Marvin Black, musicians including Coil, Momus, Miranda Sex Garden and Brian Eno, provide the highly textured soundscape in which the director and his close friends weave a rich vocal account of his life and loves. Close to his death, Jarman draws the viewer int..

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Blue Black Permanent Blu-Ray + DVD

This haunting and magical film moves between Edinburgh and Orkney as it tells of a photographer's attempts to come to terms with her mother’s death through her childhood memories. Filled with flashbacks and dream sequences, it’s also a film about islanders’ relationship with the ever-present sea. Margaret Tait's only feature film, from her own screenplay, was produced by the BFI in 1992 and was the first Scottish feature directed by a w..

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Blue Sky Blu-Ray

American drama directed by Tony Richardson and starring Jessica Lange and Tommy Lee Jones.Army scientist Hank (Jones) is forced to move base following a scandal involving his wife Carly (Lange).However, having relocated to Alabama their marriage continues to struggle.Meanwhile, Hank's attempts at exposing a nuclear test accident brings further tension to their lives...

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British Artist's Films - Chris Welsby DVD

Collection of short films by British landscape artist Chris Welsby. Films are: 'Stream Line', 'Park Film', 'Windmill 3', 'Seven Days', 'Wind Vane', 'Sky Light', 'Drift' and 'River Yar'. Also includes 'theFrame: Chris Welsby': an interview with the artists including clips from many of his films and documentation of his installations...

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British Artist's Films - Jayne Parker DVD

Collection of three short films by British artist and filmmaker Jayne Parker. 'Free Show' (1979) is split into three acts and looks at domestic events which have overtones of threat as well as the circus (cutting liver, ironing a fly, plucking eyebrows). 'RX Recipe' (1980) features a large eel in a bath, stuffed with vegetables and bandaged by a woman who then similarly binds her own leg. Finally, 'Cat' (1980) is the first in a series o..

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British Artist's Films - William Raban DVD

A collection of five films by British artist William Raban: 'Thames Barrier', 'Fergus Walking', 'A13', 'MM' and the acclaimed 'Thames Film', filmed from a boat drifting downstream and narrated by actor John Hurt...

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Bronco Bullfrog Blu-Ray + DVD

Del (Del Walker), a young apprentice, and his 15-year-old girlfriend Irene (Anne Gooding) have no money and nowhere to go. Angry and frustrated, they turn to 'Bronco Bullfrog - fresh out of borstal and living an independent lifestyle - for a taste of fun and freedom. Powerful and authentic, this fascinating record of the then-emerging suedehead subculture, largely improvised by a non-professional cast of teenagers from East London, is r..

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Bronco Bullfrog DVD Out of Stock

Bronco Bullfrog DVD

Barney Platts-Mills writes and directs this cult drama featuring untrained actors from the East End of London. The story follows 17-year-old Del (Del Walker) as he robs a cafe with his friends and falls in love with 15-year-old Irene (Anne Gooding). As their parents disapprove of their romance, the young lovers decide to run away so that they can spend more time together. But with nowhere to run to, they seek refuge in the hideout of th..

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Burning An Illusion DVD

Groundbreaking British feature exploring a black woman's questions of racial identity, set amongst the Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove areas of West London. Pat Williams (Cassie McFarlane) has a decent job, a flat and looks forward to settling down with her boyfriend, Del (Victor Romero). Her life begins to spirals out of control however after Del loses his job and is arrested after getting into a fight. As Pat gradually starts to reali..

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Captured Blu-Ray + DVD

The Flipside: rescuing weird and wonderful British films from obscurity and presenting them in new high-quality editions. Exploring the complex ways in which British POWs responded to brainwashing and torture techniques during the Korean War, John Krish's realistic and disturbing drama was previously only ever shown to a highly restricted audience of military officials. Made available to the public for the first time, Captured is presen..

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Caravaggio Blu-Ray

Hugely significant to Jarman, his biopic of the Italian Baroque painter with whom he strongly identified was developed over many years. Shot on 35mm film, the tableaux and sets project a rich, painterly depth, brightness and colour. Nigel Terry, Sean Bean and Tilda Swinton deliver fine performances as the artist, model and partner caught up in a complex and fatally doomed love triangle with the famous artist. Caravaggio struggles to re..

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Caravaggio DVD

Derek Jarman struggled for seven years to bring his portrait of the seventeenth-century Italian artist Michelangelo da Caravaggio to the screen. The result was well worth the wait, and was greeted with critical acclaim: a freely dramatized portrait of the controversial artist and a powerful mediation on sexuality, criminality and art - a new and refreshing take on the usual biopic.The film centres on an imagined love-triangle between ..

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Celine And Julie Go Boating Blu-Ray

French comedy drama in which two young women meet under an odd set of circumstances and discover that they are freakishly connected to each other. Somehow, Celine (Juliet Berto) and Julie (Dominique Labourier) keep stumbling into a kind of parallel reality with familiar surroundings, however they soon realise that they are no longer in the present day when they enter this other version of their world. After a young girl is murdered, the..

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Celine And Julie Go Boating DVD

Celine (Juliet Berto), a magician, and Julie (Dominique Labourier), a librarian, meet in Montmartre and wind up sharing the same flat, bed, fiance, clothes, identity and imagination. Soon, thanks to a magic sweet, they find themselves spectators, then participants, in a Henry James-inspired 'film-within-the film' - a melodrama unfolding in a mysterious suburban house with the 'Phantom Ladies Over Paris' (Bulle Ogier and Marie-France Pis..

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Central Bazaar DVD

Almost a precursor to the phenomenon that is reality TV today, this 1976 title delivers a voyeuristic look at how people interact and behave when confined to a single room. The film depicts the results of an idea by avant-garde director Stephen Dwoskin to bring together a group of strangers, who volunteered to participate, and film them over a period of five days encouraging them to explore and act out their fantasies. The outcome, whic..

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Chaplin At Keystone DVD

Charlie Chaplin joined Mark Sennett's Keystone Film Company in late 1913 after being seen in Fred Karno's touring vaudeville troupe. After a few initial uneasy steps his rise was meteoric making 35 films in a single year, directing more than half of them, and developing his much-loved persona, the Tramp. This stunning 4-disc set, featuring the 34 surviving Chaplin Keystone films (including the feature Tillie's Punctured Romance), is the..

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Charlie Chaplin - The Essanay Films Blu-Ray

Collection of classic comedies by the legendary entertainer Charlie Chaplin. Featuring a selection of comedies produced by the Essanay Studios of Chicago, Illinois in 1915 and 1916, the works include 'His New Job' in which he causes chaos at a film studio while filling in for an extra, 'The Champion' in which he gets caught up in the world of boxing, and 'The Tramp' which shows exploits of the eponymous character Chaplin would come to b..

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Charlie Chaplin - The Essanay Films DVD

Collection of classic comedies by the legendary entertainer Charlie Chaplin. Featuring a selection of comedies produced by the Essanay Studios of Chicago, Illinois in 1915 and 1916, the works include 'His New Job' in which he causes chaos at a film studio while filling in for an extra, 'The Champion' in which he gets caught up in the world of boxing, and 'The Tramp' which shows exploits of the eponymous character Chaplin would come to b..

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Charlie Chaplin - The Mutual Films Blu-Ray

Collection of 12 silent short films made by Charlie Chaplin during his partnership with Mutual Films. In 'The Floorwalker' (1916), Chaplin causes chaos in a department store and then runs into a thieving employee with whom he shares an uncanny resemblance. In 'The Fireman' (1916), a fire chief (Eric Campbell) is advised to ignore the burning house of a local (Lloyd Bacon) so he can collect the insurance money. But trouble ensues when an..

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Charlie Chaplin - The Mutual Films Collection DVD

Collection of 12 silent short films made by Charlie Chaplin during his partnership with Mutual Films. In 'The Floorwalker' (1916), Chaplin causes chaos in a department store and then runs into a thieving employee with whom he shares an uncanny resemblance. In 'The Fireman' (1916), a fire chief (Eric Campbell) is advised to ignore the burning house of a local (Lloyd Bacon) so he can collect the insurance money. But trouble ensues when an..

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Children's Film Foundation - Bumper Box DVD

Collection of films produced by the Children's Film Foundation between the years of 1956 and 1984. Included in the collection are: 'Peril for the Guy' (1956), 'Cup Fever' (1965), 'Mr Horatio Knibbles' (1971), 'Anoop and the Elephant' (1972), 'The Zoo Robbery' (1973), 'The Battle of Billy's Pond' (1976), 'One Hour to Zero' (1976), '4D Special Agents' (1981) and 'Pop Pirates!' (1984)...

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Children's Film Foundation Bumper Box Volume 3 (With Booklet) DVD

For over 30 years, The Children’s Film Foundation produced quality entertainment for young audiences, employing the cream of British filmmaking talent. Unavailable for years, these much-loved films finally make a welcome return to our screens. The Bumper Box Collection Vol.3 includes the following CFF adventures; The Clue of the Missing Ape, Adventure in the Hopfields, Tim Driscoll’s Donkey, Runaway Railway, Calamity the Cow, Cry Wolf,..

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Childrens Film Foundation Bumper Box Volume 2 DVD

Another collection of films produced by the Children's Film Foundation. The titles are: 'Treasure at the Mill', 'Wings of Mystery', 'Seventy Deadly Pills', 'Go Kart Go', 'A Ghost of a Chance', 'The Sea Children', 'Sky Pirates', 'The Mine and the Minotaur' and 'Friend or Foe'...

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Classe Tous Risques Blu-Ray + DVD Out of Stock

Classe Tous Risques Blu-Ray + DVD

French gangland boss Abel Davos (Lino Ventura) has been on the run in Italy for a decade in order to escape a death sentence. But when police finally close in, he turns to his old criminal friends to help him and his young family return to Paris. With loyalty in short supply, it takes an insouciant stranger (coolly played by Jean-Paul Belmondo in the same year as his breakthrough performance in A Bout de souffle) to come to the rescue. ..

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Classic Ghost Stories Of M R James DVD

Robert Powell reads a selection of ghost stories by M.R. James which have been partially dramatised. The stories comprise: 'The Mezzotint', 'The Ash Tree', 'Wailing Well', 'The Rose Garden' and 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'...

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Comes a Horseman Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray Out of Stock

Comes a Horseman Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray

American Western set in Montana, starring Jane Fonda, James Caan, Jason Robards and Richard Farnsworth. Cattle rancher Ella Connors (Fonda) comes under increasing pressure from local land baron J.W. Ewing (Robards) to sell her land to him. Under increasing financial difficulty Ella struggles on with the help of veteran cowhand Dodger (Farnsworth) and also WWII soldier Frank Athearn (Caan) who agrees to purchase a small piece of her land..

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Comfort of Strangers DVD + Blu-Ray Out of Stock

Comfort of Strangers DVD + Blu-Ray

Paul Schrader's erotic thriller adapted by Harold Pinter from the novel by Ian McEwan. A couple (Natasha Richardson and Rupert Everett) take a second honeymoon in Venice in an attempt to re-ignite their faltering relationship. Once there, they fall under the spell of an entrancing aristocrat (Christopher Walken) and his wife (Helen Miren) who combine hospitality with an undercurrent of malevolence...

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Comrades Blu-Ray + DVD

The epic story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, six Dorset labourers deported to Australia in the 1830s as punishment for their trade union activities. This rich and compelling account of injustice and heroism, from a director of singular vision and staring Vanessa Redgrave and Phillip David is presented here in a new High-Definition restoration with over two hours of new and archival extras.Special Features Lanterna Magicka - Bill Douglas A..

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Contact Blu-Ray

Directed by Alan Clarke (Scum, The Firm), and adapted by AFN Clarke from his own autobiographical book, Contact is a powerful, unsensational drama about a platoon of British paratroopers on border patrol in South Armagh. Finely-judged performances from Sean Chapman (Scum, Made in Britain) and the rest of the cast combine with fluid hand-held camerawork and night-vision imagery to create a sparse, documentary-like effect, expertly captur..

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Cosh Boy Blu-Ray + DVD

British drama directed by Lewis Gilbert. Along with his friend Alfie (Ian Whittaker), Roy Walsh (James Kenney) causes havoc around the streets of London mugging vulnerable old women. However, even after being put on probation and despite the best efforts of his widowed mother Elsie (Betty Ann Davies), as well as girlfriend Rene (Joan Collins), Roy continues to partake in a number of violent robberies...

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Cottage On Dartmoor DVD

This influential silent film from 1929 tells the story of Joe (Uno Henning), a barber's assistant who becomes infatuated with Sally (Norah Baring), the manicurist who works beside him. The film opens with Joe's escape from Dartmoor prison and uses flashback scenes to show how he ended up there...

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County Lines Blu-Ray + DVD

British drama written and directed by Henry Blake. Impressionable 14-year-old schoolboy Tyler (Conrad Khan) is caught up in the drugs trade when he comes under the influence of local drug dealer Simon (Harris Dickinson).Meanwhile, at home Tyler does his best to look after his young sister as his single parent mother Toni (Ashley Madekwe) works long hours.However, Tyler's increasing involvement with Simon results in him becoming more..

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Cria Cuervos DVD + Blu-Ray

Shot in the summer of 1975 as General Franco lay dying, Saura's masterpiece takes its title from a sinister Spanish proverb: 'Raise ravens and they'll pluck out your eyes'. A subtle yet unmistakeable indictment of the family as a repressive force in Spanish society, Cria cuervos centres on an eight-year-old orphan (the spellbinding Ana Torrent, The Spirit of the Beehive) who believes herself to have poisoned her cold, authoritarian fath..

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Culloden / The War Game Blu-Ray + DVD

Hailed as a breakthrough when it was first broadcast in 1964, Peter Watkins' Culloden - which brilliantly reconstructs the famous battle of 1746 - stunned viewers by approaching its historical subject matter in the style of contemporary TV news coverage. Watkins' The War Game, about a limited nuclear attack on Kent, blended fact and fiction to create a disturbing vision of the personal and public consequences of such an attack. Banned f..

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Cyrano de Bergerac Blu-Ray

Brilliant 17th century swordsman and poet Cyrano (Gérard Depardieu) is cursed with a very large nose and he feels this makes him too ugly for his beloved Roxanne (Anne Brochet). Consequently, he pours all his energy into helping his handsome but unintelligent friend, feeding him the lines he needs to win her heart. Unfortunately this plan backfires, leading the lovely Roxanne to fall in love with Cyrano's beautiful words just as much as..

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Daughters Of The Dust Blu-Ray + DVD

In South Carolina's sea islands at the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family of the Gullah community - former west African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors' Yoruba traditions - struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore while contemplating a migration to the mainland and even further from their roots. The first widely released film by an African American female director, daughters of the dust was..

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Day Of Wrath DVD

A Film by Carl Theodor Dreyer Set in seventeenth-century Denmark, Day of Wrath is a dark and powerful tale of love and betrayal, and of a community obsessed with the fear of witchcraft. A priest tortures a confession out of an old woman accused of witchcraft; meanwhile his young wife (whose own mother had been suspected of being a witch) meets and falls in love with the priest's son by a former marriage. Seen by some as an allegory of t..

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Dead Of Night DVD

Three episodes from the BBC's horror anthology series from the 1970s. In 'The Exorcism' the past comes back to haunt four well-off friends - Dan (Clive Swift), Edmund (Edward Petherbridge), Rachel (Anna Cropper) and Margaret (Sylvia Kay) - during a Christmas get together. In 'Return Flight' pilot Captain Rolph (Peter Barkworth) struggles to maintain his reputation when he is confronted by the ghostly image of a Lancaster bomber from the..

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Deep End DVD

Jerzy Skolimowski writes and directs this comedy drama exploring the dangers of unrequited love. After leaving school, 15-year-old Mike (John Moulder-Brown) goes to work in a bathhouse where he meets and falls for fellow employee Susan (Jane Asher) who is ten years his senior. Mike is already envious of Susan's young fiancé Chris (Christopher Sanford) but the situation intensifies when he finds out that she is also having an affair. Dri..

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Deep End DVD

Jerzy Skolimowski writes and directs this comedy drama exploring the dangers of unrequited love. After leaving school, 15-year-old Mike (John Moulder-Brown) goes to work in a bathhouse where he meets and falls for fellow employee Susan (Jane Asher) who is ten years his senior. Mike is already envious of Susan's young fiancé Chris (Christopher Sanford) but the situation intensifies when he finds out that she is also having an affair. Dri..

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Dementia Blu-Ray + DVD

A woman’s nightmare of murder, maiming and mistrust proves to be more than a mere dream, in John Parker’s influential horror.Stripped of dialogue - using only sound effects and an unnerving score - Parker combines horror, film noir and expressionist methods to depict a mind descending into madness. Shocking audiences upon its original release, the film was initially banned by the New York State Film Board, who deemed it ‘inhuman, inde..

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Dickens Before Sound DVD

Inspired by the popular success of Silent Shakespeare, Dickens Before Sound is a unique collection of early adaptations of perhaps Britain's favourite (and after Shakespeare) most adapted author. This section ranges from the first extant adaptation, Scrooge; or, Marley's Ghost photographed a mere thirty-one years after Dickens' death, to a bonus of the very first Dickensian sound film: Bransby Williams presenting his monologue in the ch..

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Distant Voices Still Lives Blu-Ray

Now that Eileen, Maisie and Tony are adults, their childhood memories - and in particular those associated with their father - are inconsistent. While Eileen clings to happier times, her siblings remember his brutal violent nature, which has been a major influence on their growth and development. This troubled family must deal with the day-to-day alongside their past. Terence Davies creates a loving portrait with this partly autobiograp..

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Distant Voices Still Lives DVD

Terence Davies' stunning debut feature Distant Voices, Still Lives was instantly recognised as a masterpiece on its release in 1988 and the director hailed as one of Britain's most gifted and remarkable filmmakers. Drawn from his own family memories, Distant Voices, Still Lives is a strikingly intimate portrait of working class life in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool. Focusing on the real-life experiences of his mother, sisters and brother wh..

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Do Not Adjust Your Set DVD

Compilation of episodes from the 1960s surreal comedy sketch show which imitated a children's programme written by and starring Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. The ensemble cast also features David Jason and Denise Coffey as well as featuring music from the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band...

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Drunken Angel DVD

Dr Sanada (Takashi Shimura), the drunken angel of the title, runs a clinic in the slums of Tokyo. When small-time hood Matsunaga (Toshiro Mifune) comes to his surgery after a gunfight Sanada diagnoses him with tuberculosis and convinces him to begin treatment. The disillusioned doctor feels that, by saving the young yakuza, he can retrieve a sense of his own lost youth and idealism. Thus, they embark on a troubled friendship which is te..

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Duffer / The Moon Over The Alley Blu-Ray + DVD

Duffer: An intense and bizarre study of obsession that is by turns lyrical and disconcerting, Duffer tells the deranged story of a teenage boy torn between the womanly charms of a kindly prostitute, and the relentless, sadistic attentions of an older man.The Moon Over the Alley: From the writer-director team behind Duffer, explores the problems of the multicultural residents in a Notting Hill boarding house. Dark and disturbing, yet ..

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Early Cinema - Primitives And Pioneers DVD

A fascinating collection of 60 films from the pre-1910 period of cinema is presented here with optional insightful commentary written by film historian Barry Salt. It includes a selection of 35mm films such as Pathe's Ali Baba et les quarante voleurs and Magic Bricks, plus a newly restored and tinted version of Edwin S. Porter's The Great Train Robbery. This double-disc set provides an entertaining look at how many of today's film devic..

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Early Films Of Peter Greenaway - Volume 1 DVD

Six early shorts by the director of 'The Draughtsman's Contract' and 'The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover'. 'A Walk Through H' describes a series of 92 maps that guide a dead ornithologist on his way to the afterlife, whilst 'Windows' is the history of 37 people who have fallen to their death from windows. The other shorts are 'H is For House', 'Intervals', 'Dear Phone' and 'Water Wrackets'...

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Early Films Of Peter Greenaway - Volume 2 DVD

He has other reputations as well as an academic, as a maker of curious artefacts, as a cataloguer of the bizarre and as a librarian of the absurd. Greenaway might as well have been describing himself in this thumbnail sketch of Canton Remodell, a character in an unmade project. Before The Draughtsman's Contract Greenaway had made a series of highly inventive films which established all the obsessions that run through his later work. In ..

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Early Kurosawa DVD

Available on DVD for the first time, these 6 films from legendary auteur, Akira Kurosawa, were made at the start of his career and demonstrate the emergence of a profoundly influential directorial vision.This highly collectable box set of previously unreleased films includes SANSHURO SUGATA (1943, 79 min), SANSHURO SUGATA No 2 (1945, 83 min), THE MOST BEAUTIFUL (1944, 85 min), THE MEN WHO TREAD ON THE TIGER'S TAIL (1952, 58 min), NO R..

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