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Great film has a new home. Yours. Welcome to BFI Player.

Available in the UK only. Featuring collections of cherished contemporary and classic films, hand-picked by the BFI from our renowned festivals, cultural programme and the BFI National Archive. We’re proud to bring to you our new video on-demand service, BFI Player. Take your seat for the finest that film has to offer – how about the sofa?

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Extraordinary and exquisite views of life and landscape in Beijing during the late Qing dynasty.

The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears image

Directed by Bruno Forzani, Hélène Cattet

Another giallo-inspired exercise in operatic violence from Belgian duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, directors of the acclaimed Amer.

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Directed by Jia Zhangke

Jia Zhangke’s state-of-the-nation report on contemporary China is comprised of four stories about shocking acts of violence.

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Michael Fassbender is the man inside the papier-mâché head, in this fictionalised reimagining of the story of northern entertainer Frank Sidebottom.

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Directed by Tobias Lindholm

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.

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Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Academy Award-winner Marion Cotillard’s collaboration with Cannes Festival-favourites Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne is a stunning, tense drama about a woman’s race against time to save her job.

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Directed by Biyi Bandele-Thomas

Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in the acclaimed adaption of the Orange Prize-winning novel.

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Directed by Hong Khaou

Ben Whishaw stars in an intimate portrait of two strangers brought together by the common language of grief.

Lt Pimple and the Stolen Submarine image

The intrepid Lieutenant Pimple thwarts foreign enemies in an action-packed wartime spy spoof.

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An alien Scarlett Johansson prowls the streets of Glasgow in Jonathan Glazer’s astonishing, mind-bending mixture of existential sci-fi and inner-city realism.

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