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London Road
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London Road 2014 15

Daring, startling and wholly original: a musical based on the infamous Ipswich murders of 2006, adapted by National Theatre director Rufus Norris.

99 mins United Kingdom Director. Rufus Norris

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Catch Me Daddy
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Catch Me Daddy 2013 15

A young couple whose relationship has divided a community are forced on the run through the streets and moors of nocturnal Yorkshire.

112 mins United Kingdom Director. Matthew Wolfe, Daniel Wolfe

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Fidelio, Alice's Journey
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Fidelio, Alice's Journey 2014 15

When Alice takes a job as a ship’s engineer her fidelity towards her shore-bound fiancé is tested when she discovers a former lover is the ship’s captain.

95 mins France Director. Lucie Borleteau

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London from the Air 1 (Fun Palace outtakes)
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London from the Air 1 (Fun Palace outtakes) 1963

London in 1963 was a city in flux, as this spectacular aerial footage shows.

3 mins United Kingdom Director. Joan Littlewood

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Grantchester 1958

Rupert Brooke's poem 'The Old Vicarage, Grantchester' is given the pop video treatment.

14 mins United Kingdom Director. John R.F. Stewart

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Northern Ireland Welcomes American Visitors
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Northern Ireland Welcomes American Visitors 1955

Tourists are wisked away from their cruise ship to take in some of Northern Ireland's iconic sites.

8 mins Northern Ireland


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Man Up
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Man Up 2014 15

Simon Pegg’s date is hijacked by Lake Bell in this effervescent urban comedy, a fresh twist on the British rom-com.

88 mins France Director. Ben Palmer

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Just Jim
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Just Jim 2015 15

Craig Roberts (Submarine) directs and stars in a quirky comedy about a loner whose lowly life is transformed when an American rebel moves next door.

84 mins United Kingdom Director. Craig Roberts

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The Goob
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The Goob 2014 18

Rural Norfolk provides the atmospheric backdrop to this accomplished debut about a teen trying to find love and escape the influence of his mother’s controlling boyfriend.

84 mins United Kingdom Director. Guy Myhill

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The New Girlfriend
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The New Girlfriend 2014 15

Ruth Rendell provides the source novel for this delicious tale of deception and identity, from the master of mischievous melodrama, François Ozon.

108 mins France Director. François Ozon

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Girlhood 2014 15

In the tough suburbs of Paris, sixteen-year-old Marieme decides to reinvent herself when she joins a girl gang.

113 mins France Director. Céline Sciamma

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Pasolini 2014 18

Willem Dafoe plays the controversial filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini in this dark, daring drama about the director’s final days, from Abel Ferrara.

86 mins France Director. Abel Ferrara

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The Falling
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The Falling 2014 15

Amid the seething hormones and turbulent emotions of an all-girl school, a mysterious fainting sickness takes hold.

102 mins United Kingdom Director. Carol Morley

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The Tribe
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The Tribe 2014 18

A new arrival at a school for young deaf people is drawn into a nightmarish world of crime and brutality, in this audacious and acclaimed modern classic.

132 mins Ukraine Director. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

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A Syrian Love Story
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A Syrian Love Story 2015 12

The inspiring journey towards freedom of Raghda and Amer, a couple brought together by the turmoil of the Syrian Civil War.

76 mins United Kingdom Director. Sean McAllister

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Gascoigne 2015 15

Documentary portrait of the mercurial football genius who inspired the game’s modern renaissance while battling personal demons.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Jane Preston

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52 Tuesdays
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52 Tuesdays 2013 15

A mother undergoing a gender transition meets his estranged daughter every Tuesday, changing gradually each time they meet. An intelligent indie hit about modern identity.

114 mins Australia Director. Sophie Hyde

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Wild Tales
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Wild Tales 2014 15

This Oscar-nominated, Almodóvar-produced anthology of six tales of ordinary madness is the most riotously enjoyable portmanteau film since Pulp Fiction.

122 mins Director. Damian Szifron

Britain On Film

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A Private Enterprise
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A Private Enterprise 1974

The trials and tribulations of Shiv, a South Asian entrepreneur trying to set up a business in industrial Birmingham

78 mins United Kingdom Director. Peter K. Smith

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Best of Friends: Russell and Victor
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Best of Friends: Russell and Victor 1976

Days of heaven for two young friends in the idyllic wilds of Armley, Leeds.

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Duncan Dallas

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Britain On Film Trailer
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Britain On Film Trailer 2015

1,000s of beautifully preserved films, capturing 120 years of Britain on Film

2 mins

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Cardigan Rd, Kilburn (Fun Palace outtakes)
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Cardigan Rd, Kilburn (Fun Palace outtakes) 1963

Lost London: fun and vibrant life on a Kilburn street, demolished soon after in slum clearances

2 mins United Kingdom Director. Joan Littlewood

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The National Party
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The National Party 1976

A fiery and harrowing investigation into the rise of the far-right in Blackburn

26 mins United Kingdom Director. Sue Woodford

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All Change at Newry
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All Change at Newry 1969

World in Action investigates the causes of the violent scenes during Newry's Civil Rights campaign march nine days earlier.

27 mins United Kingdom


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Aberdeen Newsreel No. 2
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Aberdeen Newsreel No. 2 1940

Aberdonians prove their grit in a moving amateur newsfilm of war-ravaged buildings and family fun in Hazlehead Park.

1 mins United Kingdom

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The Optimists of Nine Elms
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The Optimists of Nine Elms 1973

Peter Sellers is superb in a warm, wistful family drama, in which two Battersea kids forge an unlikely alliance with a faded music hall star.

110 mins United Kingdom Director. Anthony Simmons

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The Ragman's Daughter
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The Ragman's Daughter 1971

Gritty romance on the backstreets of Nottingham, as a teenage thief enlists his rich girlfriend as his partner in crime

94 mins United Kingdom Director. Harold Becker

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Factory Visit
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Factory Visit 1975

A Stourbridge glass workshop opens its doors to visitors keen to see the secrets of the glass blowers' art.

5 mins United Kingdom

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A Day at Oundle School
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A Day at Oundle School 1931

Never a dull moment for boys in boaters at Oundle School, Northamptonshire.

46 mins United Kingdom

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The Don of Elland Road
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The Don of Elland Road 1974

Don Revie sits in bed talking to the Sunday papers, barks out instructions in a game at Liverpool, calls out the bingo numbers, and Terry Yorath collects his weekly pay packet.

25 mins United Kingdom

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The Rover
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The Rover 2013 15

Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the Australian outback, from the director of Animal Kingdom.

103 mins Australia Director. David Michôd

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Foxcatcher 2014 15

Steve Carell and Channing Tatum deliver stunning performance in the story of the strange relationship between two Olympic wrestlers and their millionaire benefactor.

130 mins USA Director. Bennett Miller

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Nightcrawler 2014 15

Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a crime journalist scouring the streets of after-dark LA in a stylish thriller that examines the morals of mass media.

117 mins USA Director. Dan Gilroy

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Shaun of the Dead
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Shaun of the Dead 2004 15

The original ‘rom-zom-com’: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are the slacker mates tasked with battling a zombie apocalypse in Crouch End.

99 mins United Kingdom Director. Edgar Wright

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The Wonders
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The Wonders 2014 15

An enchanting, otherworldly coming-of-age drama about a teenage girl who enters her unwilling family into a TV talent show.

110 mins Italy Director. Alice Rohrwacher

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Topsy-Turvy 1999 12

Mike Leigh forays into period drama for this story of Gilbert and Sullivan and their risky production of The Mikado.

154 mins United Kingdom Director. Mike Leigh


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