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  • Watchmen (Cillian Murphy)

    Two bumbling friends find themselves in possession of a mysterious package that lands them in a tricky situation… Starring Cillian Murphy and Barry Ward.

    Fans of ‘Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Sweetnight Goodheart (David Tennant)

    Pete wants to finish with Juliet but can't bear the idea of hurting her. To soften the blow, he cooks her a gourmet meal and makes things even worse for himself...

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Inside Out (Lena Headey)

    A market researcher finds that his attempts to stop pedestrians have amused a beautiful window dresser. Charmed by her smile, he begins a comic street performance for her.

    Fans of ‘Game of Thrones‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Insomnia (Andy Serkis)

    In his private battle with insomnia and the elements, Harry's paranoid mind begins to play cruel and vivid tricks. A chaotic tale of noise and neurosis and it's deadly consequences. Starring Andy Serkis.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Business with Friends (Christopher Eccleston)

    Angel, a veteran of the British National Party, arrives in Berlin with his girlfriend to collect a shipment of arms. He finds himself compromised by his Polish origins.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • 77 Beds (Ben Whishaw)

    One sleepless night Ishmael counts all the beds he's ever slept in. Starring Ben Whishaw.

    Fans of ’The Lobster' will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • March!

    March! documents the 1971 protest against the Industrial Relations Bill as crowds walk through the streets of Central London to Trafalgar Square.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The Farm

    Humphrey Jennings shows us a pre-war British farm, and the hard labour that goes into running it.

    Fans of ‘Our Yorkshire Farm‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The Sea in Their Blood

    A half-hour study of the British coastline by Peter Greenaway.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Lady Lazarus

    A cinematographic response to Sylvia Plath’s Lady Lazarus with Plath’s own readings of her poetry.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Portrait of David Hockney

    A film of seventy-nine shots in four sections showing David Hockney, his furniture, his work, his face, his tea table, and one friend.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Random Acts of Intimacy (Isla Fisher)

    A group of people discuss chance encounters they have had that have led to sex with complete strangers.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The First Days

    Beginning with Chamberlain’s historic BBC radio announcement, the film records the way Londoners go about their business making preparations for World War Two.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The Heart Of Britain

    A glimpse into wartime Britain, showing the north and midlands in 1941.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The True Story Of Lili Marlene

    How Lili Marlene became the signature tune for the British army in North Africa.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The Undefeated

    Looking at how soldiers injured and disabled during WWII would be helped to live as normal a life as possible in the post-war years.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • We Live In Two Worlds

    The author J.B. Priestley delivers a talk about cross-border trade and communications as a benign force, which he contrasts with the military preoccupations of individual nations.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Words for Battle

    Words for Battle is a British propaganda film produced by the Ministry of Information's Crown Film Unit in 1941.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • I'm British But...

    Mixing old archival footage with 90’s street scenes of Asians in England, this film chronicles the role of race and cultural identity in the formation of British society.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Boy and Bicycle

    A teenage boy plays truant from school and spends the day riding around the town and the deserted beach on his bicycle, letting his mind wander as he imagines he is the only person in the world.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • Bon Voyage

    A propaganda film from Alfred Hitchcock about a young Scottish R.A.F. gunner being debriefed by French officials about his escape from occupied territory, and in particular one person who may or may not have been a German Agent.

    Fans of ’North by Northwest‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
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  • Aventure Malgache

    A propaganda film from Alfred Hitchcock about an actor telling his castmates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar.

    Fans of ‘Rear Window‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: French. Subtitles available.

  • Tomorrow's Saturday

    Impressions of a typical Saturday at Blackburn, a milling town in the North of England.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.

  • The Cicerones (Mark Gatiss)

    A naïve tourist visits a cathedral to view its paintings, only to find that it is a portal to a grotesque and disturbing realm of distorted time and space.

    Fans of ‘The League of Gentlemen‘ will like this.

    Country: UK.
    Language: English.