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Life on the Home Front during WWI, through the eyes of one family.
War 1927 106 mins Silent
Director: Adrian Brunel
A different take on the Great War, this film focuses on the effects on those left behind. Set on the Home Front, far from the battlefields, the film portrays the mixture of suffering and loss, joy and hope experienced by an English family, from the start of the conflict to the first anniversary of Armistice.
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Derek Jarman's affecting vision of the horrors young men faced during the First World War.
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The Angel with the Trumpet
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Anthony Bushell directs this 1950 British drama about the rise and fall of a family of Austrian piano-makers in Vienna.
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Land of Mine
War 2015 101 mins Director: Martin Zandvliet
The brutal and morally complex story of young German POWs faced with the deadly task of landmine clearance in postwar Denmark.
War 2016 139 mins Director: Mel Gibson
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Cinema of WWI
War 1926 110 mins Silent Director: Walter Summers
Arrival of the British Army in France
Poppies of Flanders
War 1928 122 mins Silent Director: Arthur Maude
Powerful wartime drama that sees rivals in love becoming comrades-in-arms in the trenches of the Western Front.
War 1925 79 mins Silent Director: Walter Summers
Battle film made as a memorial to the dead of WWI, documenting events at Ypres using reconstructed and genuine footage.
Sons of the Sea
Crime 1926 76 mins Silent Director: H. Bruce Woolfe
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All Quiet on the Western Front
War 1930 133 mins Director: Lewis Milestone
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Forgotten Men: The War As It Was
War 1934 79 mins Director: Norman Lee
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Directed by Adrian Brunel
Man without Desire
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Documentary 2018 94 mins Director: Tim Travers Hawkins
Telling the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning; the journey of her fight for survival and dignity, and her transition from prisoner to a free woman.
My Death Is a Mockery
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Room at the Top
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Mary Queen of Scots
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