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Tue
18
Aug
2009
 
  • Colour
A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way.
Tue
01
Oct
2013
 
  • Classic film noir
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 98 mins.
This is one of the most powerful and influential thrillers ever made, with director Robert Siodmak's lovingly bleak and pessimistic tone virtually defining the term film noir. Based on a short story of remarkable power by Ernest Hemingway, the movie opens with a murder and then seeks, through…
Tue
12
Feb
2008
 
  • Colour
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
Tue
03
Mar
2009
 
  • Colour
In a little village somewhere in Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born. But he's not a normal boy, because he knows what he wants very well. Also he already can speak and walk. His mother tells him how an evil sorceress has dried up their spring…
Tue
09
Jan
2007
 
  • Colour
On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
Tue
21
Feb
2017
 
  • Crime
  • Poland
  • B&W
  • 94 mins.
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Knife in the Water 1962 is Roman Polanski’s first feature film. On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and his beautiful wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker after nearly running him over. In…
Tue
05
Mar
2013
 
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 86 mins.
It's a film without any characters, plot or narrative structure. And its title is notoriously hard to pronounce. What's not to love about Koyaanisqatsi? ... If ever a film was destined for watching in a cinema, this is it. Leo Hickman, The Guardian  
Tue
19
Feb
2019
 
  • Documentary
  • France
  • B&W
  • 86 mins.
Koyaanisqatsi ((which translates as Life Out of Balance), is a 1982 American experimental film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke. The film looks at the world and more specifically the effect man has had on the landscape and…
Tue
12
Jun
2012
 
  • Romantic drama
  • France
  • B&W
  • 85 mins.
A LANDMARK FILM - Jean Vigo's 1930s poetic realist story of barge life in Paris later influenced the French New Wave Few films can claim to have inspired two revolutions. Jean Vigo's masterpiece not only established the visual style of 1930s poetic realism as practised by Jean…
Wed
08
Aug
2012
 
  • Drama/Fantasy/Sci Fi
  • Argentina
  • B&W
  • 90 mins mins.
  “Unmissable!”  Kat Brown, Empire Magazine   “A Tour De Force” Phillip French, The Guardian   “Written and directed by Argentine Estaban Saphir, La Antena is the story of a small boy and his family living in a fictional city, a dystopia ruled by Mr TV, that…
Sun
03
Mar
2013
 
  • Comic Thriller
  • UK
  • B&W
  • 96 mins mins.
In Alfred Hitchcock’s most quick-witted and devilish comic thriller, the beautiful Margaret Lockwood, traveling across Europe by train, meets a charming spinster who then seems to disappear into thin air. The younger woman turns investigator and finds herself drawn into a complex web of mystery and high…
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