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Diana Dors plays a sex worker with Herbert Lom as her sleazy pimp in this fierce and fiery thriller of 1950s prostitution on the London streets.
Crime 1958 90 mins
Director: Alvin Rakoff
A sleazy pimp - the supremely sinister Herbert Lom - blackmails a naïve young French woman into becoming a London call girl in this slam-bang sexploitation thriller. Meanwhile, another employee, powerfully played by an outstandingly blonde young Diana Dors, plots vengeance upon him. This bewildering blend of sleaze and sanctimony is crammed full of fierce and fiery stuff - acid attacks, London cabbies on the rampage and bizarre drug-induced dreams.
Crime 2020 89 mins Director: Jeanette Nordahl
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Crime 2001 87 mins Director: Asif Kapadia
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Drama 2019 100 mins Director: Nick Rowland
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Comedy 2019 108 mins Director: Takashi Miike
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Edgar Wright's London After Dark
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Documentary 1965 87 mins Director: Arnold Louis Miller
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Drama 1965 85 mins Silent Director: Gerry O'Hara
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Drama 1965 123 mins Director: John Schlesinger
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Featuring Herbert Lom
Comedy 1951 72 mins Director: John Guillermin
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Comedy 1961 97 mins Director: Peter Sellers
Charming character comedy, unseen for decades, starring Peter Sellers as a school teacher corrupted by big business.
Drama 2021 84 mins Director: Adam Kalderon
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Drama 2020 94 mins Director: Clio Barnard
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Drama 2021 123 mins Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Almodóvar at his very best, presenting a riveting drama about two mothers from very different backgrounds whose lives become intertwined.
Documentary 2022 84 mins Director: Nigel Askew
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