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Tue
04
Aug
2009
 
  • Colour
Drama starring Alex Descas and Mati Diop. Train driver Lionel has been raising his daughter Joséphine alone ever since she was a little girl, and they now share a life of cosy domesticity in a Paris flat. But when the now grown-up Joséphine becomes involved with a…
Tue
18
Oct
2005
 
  • Drama
  • Italy
  • B&W
  • 132 mins.
Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning drama starring Marcello Mastroianni. A film director goes to a spa hotel to recuperate following his latest success, but he becomes confused when his peace is constantly disrupted by his producer and other colleagues who want to know how his next project, a sci-fi…
Tue
05
Dec
2006
 
  • Drama
  • France
  • B&W
  • 86 mins.
Jean-Luc Godard's celebrated first feature film starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. Speeding from Marseilles to Paris in a stolen car, Michel Poiccard is involved in a fracas with the police. Despite the danger, he lingers in the capital, held by his reckless attraction to an American…
Sat
31
Oct
2015
 
  • Horror!
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 101 mins.
Based on a graphic novel, Iranian/US Director Ana Lily Amipour's film about a hijab-wearing, skateboarding female vampire who measures out justice to men who disrespect women has proved a favourite with film festival audiences around the world. Never seen an Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western? Here's your chance!…
Tue
03
Nov
2015
 
  • Romantic fantasy
  • UK
  • 104 mins.
aka Stairway to Heaven Returning home from a bombing run, World War II pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) is shot down, making last radio contact with an American air controller, June (Kim Hunter) before bailing out and plunging into the sea. With his soul in limbo, a…
Tue
20
Dec
2016
 
  • Drama
  • France, Italy
  • Colour
  • 155 mins.
Nineteen year-old Franco-Arab Malik El Djebena is sentenced to six years for a crime he says he did not commit. Caught between feuding prison gangs of Corsicans and Muslims, he is offered protection by Corsican mafioso César Luciani, but at a price. Tahar Rahim is a revelation…
Tue
21
Mar
2017
 
  • Drama
  • Italy
  • B&W
  • 120 mins.
A pimp finds himself without income so tries to lure a naïve girl into prostitution after his ‘employee’ is hurt and imprisoned. Originially a screenplay, Accattone 1961 is an Italian drama written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. In a story of pimps, prostitutes and thieves, peasant…
Tue
01
Apr
2014
 
  • Documentary
  • Denmark/Norway/UK
  • Colour
  • 159 mins.
The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love. The hallucinatory result is a cinematic fever dream, an unsettling journey deep into the imaginations of mass-murderers and…
Tue
27
Jan
2015
 
  • Classic comedy
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 101 mins.
When a woman shoots her husband for his infidelity husband and wife lawyers Adam and Amanda Bond (Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn) end up defending their clients on opposite ends of the courtroom in this superb battle of the sexes comedy. Of the nine films that legendary…
Tue
29
May
2012
 
  • Classic romantic adventure
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 100 mins.
What an inspired pairing! And to think the roles of Charlie Allnutt and Rose Sayer were nearly played by David Niven and Bette Davis. Humphrey Bogart won an Oscar as the unkempt steamboat skipper who clashes with prim spinster Katharine Hepburn in this fine First World War…
Tue
26
May
2009
 
  • Romantic comedy
  • Italy
  • Colour
  • 87 mins.
Anyone with a passion for cinema's past will delight in this romantic triangle set in Turin's landmark Mole Antonelliana - home of the Museum of Cinema. Martino (Giorgio Pasotti) is the timid museum caretaker who offers sanctuary to sassy fast-food worker Amanda (Francesca Inaudi) after she pours…
Tue
02
Dec
2008
 
  • War drama
  • Russia/France
  • Colour
  • 90 mins.
As the son of a Red Army veteran, director Aleksandr Sokurov spent his youth on military bases across the Soviet Union. He clearly draws on his own experiences in this paean to patriotism set against the backdrop of the Chechen conflict. Opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya excels as…
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