Most Popular Rentals of 2023
These are our most resonant adventures of 2023. They move and thrill, proving that cinema is sharpest at its edges...
Old soldiers and public servants face their last march; Cruise ships and monarchies crash; In Delhi and on the Mersey, life and times change. This year, these are some of our most resonant adventures…
Comedy2022148 minsDirector: Ruben Östlund
Riotously funny with a barbed wire-sharp wit, Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated Triangle of Sadness garnered Ruben Östlund (The Square, Force Majeure) his second Cannes Palme d’Or award.
Drama2020102 minsDirector: Oliver Hermanus
Based on Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru, Academy Award-nominated Bill Nighy stars as a man determined to wake from his slumber and make a mark on the world.
Drama197598 minsDirector: Peter Hall
Peter Hall’s extraordinary, long-unseen work of sublime poetic realism traces three generations of one Suffolk family and their lives in the farming industry.
Biopic2022114 minsDirector: Marie Kreutzer
Sisi the Empress (Vicky Krieps) gets an irreverent make-over in Austrian director Marie Kreutzer’s exhilarating BAFTA-nominated period drama, winner of Best Film at BFI London Film Festival 2022.
Drama202396 minsDirector: Oliver Parker
Michael Caine and the late Glenda Jackson deliver superb performances in this heart-warming story of a war veteran’s escape from his care home to join the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings in Normandy.
Drama2022123 minsDirector: Maryam Touzani
A married tailor falls for his younger apprentice in Maryam Touzani’s richly textured and sweepingly beautiful exploration of love, desire and tradition.
Drama2022111 minsDirector: Paul Schrader
Joel Edgerton stars as a meticulous horticulturalist with a dark past, in Paul Schrader’s creeping gritty thriller.
Drama202283 minsDirector: Tina Satter
Tina Satter uses dialogue taken directly from an FBI transcript of the real-life interrogation of Reality Winner (Sydney Sweeney), in this nail-biting directorial debut.
Comedy202295 minsDirector: Carolina Cavalli
Carolina Cavalli’s darkly comic feature debut follows a young woman who returns to home town to find she doesn't know anyone, so decides to rekindle her friendship with an old agoraphobic childhood friend.
Drama202298 minsDirector: Olivier Peyon
Olivier Peyon’s captivating drama finds an author experiencing powerful emotions as he looks back to his first, youthful love affair.
Drama2023106 minsDirector: Kelly Fremon Craig
This timeless coming-of-age story, lovingly adapted from Judy Blume’s classic novel, is a humorous, insightful and candid exploration of life’s biggest questions.
Drama202289 minsDirector: Mary Nighy
A young woman (Oscar-nominee Anna Kendrick, Up In the Air) is forced to examine her emotionally abusive relationship when she takes a rare trip with friends.
Drama2022129 minsDirector: Hirokazu Koreeda
A young mother leaves her baby at a church, unaware that black marketeers intend to sell it on to the highest bidder, in Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes-winning drama.
Drama202193 minsDirector: Panah Panahi
Panah Panahi’s thrilling debut is by turns tender, quirky, even laugh-out-loud funny as we join an Iranian family on a mysterious, chaotic road trip.
Drama2022122 minsDirector: Alice Diop
Alice Diop reinvents the courtroom drama in this concentrated, gripping study of a writer and the young African woman accused of murdering her own daughter. Based on a true story.
Documentary202292 minsDirector: Alex Fry, Lisa Selby and Rebecca Hirsch Lloyd-Evans
Artist Lisa Selby’s audacious and powerful documentary portrait of a life touched by addiction is a deeply personal odyssey through love, artistry and selfhood.
Documentary200874 minsDirector: Terence Davies
Brilliantly mixing archive film and music, Liverpool-born director Terence Davies reflects with wit and wisdom on a times of change, for good or ill
Documentary202294 minsDirector: Shaunak Sen
Two brothers struggle to run their homegrown hospital for birds in Delhi as the challenges of extreme pollution and social unrest loom, in Shaunak Sen’s visually captivating documentary.
Drama202288 minsDirector: Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic competition at Sundance Film Festival, writer-director Alejandro Loayza Grisi charts the daily rituals of an elderly couple living in a remote area of Bolivia.
Drama202183 minsDirector: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed
With his deceptively simple but heartfelt feature debut, director Khadar Ahmed follows a Somali man as he desperately tries to seek help for his ailing wife.