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Tue
10
Dec
2013
 
  • Drama
  • India
  • B&W
  • 119 mins.
Satyajit Ray made his debut as director with this masterpiece of world cinema. Played with restraint by a non-professional cast and influenced by such Italian neorealist features asBicycle Thieves, its story of a young Bengali boy's introduction to the ways of the world is remarkable for its…
Tue
04
Sep
2012
 
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 90 mins.
Grant Gee's minimalist film essay about the German writer W G Sebald, who lived and worked in Britain but wrote in his native language, is set largely in Suffolk, where he walked the countryside and thought his thoughts, thus producing his most famous book, The Rings of…
Tue
14
Mar
2006
 
  • Colour
Ingmar Bergman devised this ambitious drama while recovering in hospital from debilitating dizziness. Inspired by the physical similarity between Liv Ullmann and Bibi Andersson (playing an actress struck mute and the nurse who treats her), it explores the very nature of art and reality. Everything about this…
Fri
31
Oct
2014
 
  • Special Halloween Event - Silent fantasy drama
  • Sweden
  • B&W
  • 107 mins.
A spine Chilling ghost story directed by Victor Sjöström With Live Piano accompaniment by Stephen Horne Special Halloween event Friday 31st October, 8.00pm Director: Victor Sjöström Starring: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström and Tore Svennberg. Sweden/ 1921/ 106 mins. (U) The clock is ticking and death's carriage approaches...…
Tue
30
Aug
2016
 
  • Romance / Farce / Comedy
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 112 mins.
When her ex-husband and a tabloid reporter turn up just before her second marriage, Tracey Lord must choose between her high flying fiancé, her first love and a potential romance with the news hound sent to get a scoop on her wedding. A hugely enjoyable Romantic comedy-farce,…
Tue
27
May
2008
 
  • Colour
A mesmeric sequence in which a young thief learns the tricks of the trade from a master pickpocket is the highlight of Robert Bresson's exceptional study of obsession, desperation and guilt. Inspired by Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, the film follows a theme used several times by Bresson…
Tue
30
Sep
2014
 
  • Period psychological mystery
  • Australia
  • Colour
  • 110 mins.
One of the most mesmerising, enigmatic and enduring mysteries ever brought to the screen, Picnic at Hanging Rocktells the story of three students and a teacher from a Victorian boarding school who vanish without a trace on a Valentine's Day excursion to Hanging Rock. With a fine…
Tue
15
Nov
2005
 
  • Colour
Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Wed
05
Feb
2020
 
  • Drama, Thriller
  • South Korea
  • Colour
  • 103 mins.
In this intense and haunting story, a loan shark living an isolated and lonely existence uses brutality to threaten and collect paybacks from desperate borrowers for his moneylender boss, collecting the debts without regard to the pain he causes his countless victims. One day, a mysterious woman…
Sun
05
Aug
2018
 
  • Animation
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 88 mins.
Pirates... is another gem from Aardman Productions, adapted by Gideon Defoe, from his children's book. It is effortlessly and unassumingly funny – and terrifically smart.. Hugh Grant provides the voice for the Pirate Captain, a rather hopeless cutlass-wielder whose dearest wish is to win the Pirate of…
Tue
22
Apr
2008
 
  • Colour
Director Wilford Leach adapted Joseph Papp's famously successful stage production of Gilbert and Sullivan's popular operetta, retaining the original cast plus Angela Lansbury as Ruth. Kevin Kline repeated his rich performance as the Pirate King, with Linda Ronstadt as Mabel and George Rose as "the very model…
Tue
21
Jan
2014
 
  • Crime drama
  • France/Italy
  • Colour
  • 112 mins.
When Tom Ripley (Alain Delon) is sent to Europe on a paid errand to bring spoilt socialite Philippe Greanleaf (Maurice Ronet) home to his family in America, he becomes absorbed in Philippe’s playboy lifestyle and is determined to make it his own. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Talented Mr Ripley, René Clément’s stylish…
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