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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…
Tue
18
Nov
2008
 
  • Colour
In the Nineteenth Century, at the seaside resort of Yalta, the upper class Dimitri Gurov from Moscow meets Anna Sergeyovna walking with her little dog. Both have unhappy marriages: Dimitri has a marriage of convenience arranged by the family when he was a college boy and Anna…
Sun
05
Mar
2006
 
  • Colour
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers...
Tue
06
Mar
2012
 
  • Comic Drama
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 108 mins.
"Craig Gillespie's sweetly off-kilter film plays like a Coen brothers riff on Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon tales, defying its lurid premise with a gentle comic drama grounded in reality ... what's fresh and charming is the way the characters surrounding the protagonist also grow as they help…
Tue
13
Dec
2011
 
  • Drama
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 88 mins.
'The Last of England (Derek Jarman, 1987, UK; 88 minutes) is one of Jarman's most boldly experimental, important, and mesmerizing works. It's an intensely personal vision of Britain descending into chaos, which manages to be at once apocalyptic and lyrical – and nowhere more so than in…
Tue
19
Dec
2006
 
  • Colour
A group of 50's high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.
Tue
27
Oct
2009
 
A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band.
Wed
23
Sep
2009
 
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.
Tue
04
Mar
2014
 
  • Crime melodrama
  • France
  • B&W
  • 86 mins.
Jean Gabin stars as factory worker François, drawn into murder by seedy, manipulative showman Valentin (Jules Berry) and doomed by his love for two women; the worldly, sensuous Clara (Arletty) and the idealised, virtuous Françoise (Jacqueline Laurent). Barricaded inside his apartment François reveals in flashback the events…
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