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24 City
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24 City 2008 U

Jia Zhangke mixes reminiscence and performance in his cool, measured, moving look at the changing fortunes of a Chinese factory-turned-shopping mall

112 mins People's Republic of China Director. Jia Zhangke

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Las acacias
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Las acacias 2011 12

Pablo Giorgelli's debut is a slow, touching Argentinian road-movie about a quiet trucker warming to a woman and child he reluctantly gives a lift to.

86 mins Director. Pablo Giorgelli

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The Arbor
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The Arbor 2010 15

Clio Barnard's film about Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar mixes reconstruction, interviews (performed by actors) and scenes from the plays.

94 mins United Kingdom Director. Clio Barnard

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The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands
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The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands 1927 PG

This dramatic reconstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War is one of the finest films of the British silent era.

105 mins United Kingdom Director. Walter Summers

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Blancanieves
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Blancanieves 2011 12A

Pablo Berger’s imaginative black-and-white ‘silent’ movie relocates the story of Snow White to 1920s Spain – complete with bullfighting dwarfs

105 mins

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Brick Lane

Brick Lane 2007 15

Sarah Gavron’s subtle and intelligent adaptation of Monica Ali’s acclaimed novel charts the experiences of a Bangladeshi woman in London.

102 mins United Kingdom Director. Sarah Gavron

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Bullet Boy

Bullet Boy 2004 15

Ashley Walters impresses in the hard-hitting Hackney drama that’s still one of the best of Britain’s black urban crime films.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Saul Dibb

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Dogtooth
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Dogtooth 2009 18

Yorgos Lanthimos' scary, witty tale of a dysfunctional Greek family is original, ingenious and sadly relevant as a study of parent-child relationships

96 mins Greece Director. Yorgos Lanthimos

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Elena
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Elena 2011 12

Andrei Zvyagintsev (The Return) relates a taut, caustic tale of need and greed leading to desperate deeds; a bleak study of contemporary Russian mores

109 mins Russian Federation

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Film socialisme

Film socialisme 2010 PG

Jean-Luc Godard’s acerbic and disorienting essay on the decline of Western civilisation, shot aboard the famously grounded cruise ship, the Costa Concordia.

102 mins Switzerland Director. Jean-Luc Godard

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A Hijacking
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A Hijacking 2012 15

Tobias Lindholm’s outstanding thriller offers a fresh twist on the hijacking drama by contrasting the experiences of two key protagonists – the ship’s cook and the company CEO tasked with managing negotiations back home.

103 mins Denmark Director. Tobias Lindholm

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Hors Satan

Hors Satan 2011 15

A mysterious figure strolls around a French coastal town offering a bizarre and violent path to salvation, in this controversial shocker from Bruno Dumont.

109 mins France Director. Bruno Dumont

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How I Ended This Summer
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How I Ended This Summer 2010 12

Alexei Popogrebski's taut psychological drama depicts two Arctic meteorologists (a veteran and a novice); secrets, lies and isolation take their toll

124 mins Russian Federation Director. Alexei Popogrebsky

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The Hunt
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The Hunt 2012 15

Mads Mikkelsen stars in a distressing examination of a false indictment, and the collective hysteria that ensues, in this electrifying drama from Festen director Thomas Vinterberg.

Denmark Director. Thomas Vinterberg

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Immoral Tales
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Immoral Tales 1974 18

Walerian Borowczyk presents four stories of sexual taboos throughout the ages, in his highly controversial classic of 1970s erotic cinema.

103 mins France Director. Walerian Borowczyk

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In the Fog

In the Fog 2012 12

A suspected Nazi collaborator and his Partisan abductors join forces to escape pursuing German forces, in this vibrantly shot war drama.

Germany Director. Sergei Loznitsa

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Les Invisibles
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Les Invisibles 2012 15

French gay men and women in their 60s and 70s talk about their lives in Sébastien Lifshitz’s documentary.

112 mins France Director. Sébastien Lifshitz

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Love Me till Monday
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Love Me till Monday 2013 15

A graduate in a dead-end office job searches for happiness in this fresh and funny British comedy.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Justin Hardy

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Kelly + Victor
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Kelly + Victor 2012 18

In modern Liverpool, a couple meet and begin a transgressive, sexually charged affair set against a background of crime and encroaching danger.

United Kingdom Director. Kieran Evans

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Mother

Mother 2009 15

Cult Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s (The Host, Snowpiercer) fourth feature is a startlingly original and thrilling account of the limits of maternal devotion.

129 mins Korea, Republic of Director. Bong Joon-ho

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The Nine Muses
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The Nine Muses 2010 PG

John Akomfrah mixes archive material, literary and musical quotations and newly shot silent footage in a wry, rapt meditation on memory and migration.

92 mins United Kingdom Director. John Akomfrah

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Of Good Report
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Of Good Report 2013

Disturbing but deeply stylish South African drama about a teacher who becomes obsessed with an under-age pupil in his class, with tragic consequences.

100 mins South Africa Director. Jahmil Xolani Thandikhaya Qubeka

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Pasolini
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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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Red Road

Red Road 2006 18

Andrea Arnold’s highly acclaimed film, winner of top prizes at Cannes and the BFI London Film Festival, is a haunting drama about a woman confronting past demons.

109 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrea Arnold

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Shell
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Shell 2012 15

In a remote part of Scotland, teenager Shell develops an intense relationship with her reclusive father.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Scott Graham

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Short Term 12
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Short Term 12 2013 15

Oscar winning Brie Larson stars as care-worker confronted by a troubled teen whose case history provokes a reminder of her own past.

97 mins USA Director. Destin Daniel Cretton

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Silence
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Silence 2011 PG

Pat Collins' film, following a sound recordist around western Ireland in an intriguing mix of fiction and documentary, makes us really look and listen

87 mins Ireland Director. Pat Collins

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Silent Waters

Silent Waters 2003 12

Documentary filmmaker Sabiha Sumar's first fiction film explores the political evolution of Pakistan, the advent of fundamentalism and the fragile rights of ordinary women.

95 mins Pakistan Director. Sabiha Sumar

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A Simple Life
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A Simple Life 2011 PG

A wealthy film executive reconnects with the nanny who raised him, in a touching drama from the great humanist of the Hong Kong New Wave, Ann Hui.

Director. Ann Hui On-wah

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Tulpan
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Tulpan 2008 12

Sergei Dvortsevoy's multi-award winning feature debut is a deliciously tale of a Kazakh sailor out to win a wife and set himself up as a shepherd on the steppes.

103 mins Germany Director. Sergey Dvortsevoy

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Underground
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Underground 1928 PG

The BFI National Archive restoration of one of Anthony Asquith's finest silent films set in London's Underground, with a new score.

81 mins United Kingdom Director. Anthony Asquith

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Unrelated

Unrelated 2007 15

On a Tuscan break a fortysomething woman finds herself drawn to the company of a group of partying teens, including a young Tom Hiddleston (in one of his earliest roles).

96 mins United Kingdom Director. Joanna Hogg

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