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Sorry to Bother You
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Sorry to Bother You

Comedy2018111 minsDirector: Boots Riley

A mild-mannered call centre operator whizzes up the corporate ladder after he discovers a unique ability to adopt a "white voice" in writer-director Boots Riley's breathlessly inventive satire.

Shoplifters
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Shoplifters

Drama2018121 minsDirector: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Hirokazu Kore-eda's modern masterpiece is dark yet touching account of an unorthodox family that relies on shoplifting to make ends meet.

Sunburn
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Sunburn

Romance201892 minsDirector: Vicente Alves Do Ó

The simmering sexual tensions of a group of old friends come to the boil in this sizzling psychological drama, which playfully evokes the spirit of François Ozon.

Lizzie
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Lizzie

Crime2017105 minsDirector: Craig William Macneill

Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart captivate in this bodice-ripping retelling of the strange and fascinating case of Lizzie Borden.

Being Frank The Chris Sievey Story
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Being Frank The Chris Sievey Story

Documentary2019101 minsDirector: Steve Sullivan

Frank Sidebottom was a pillar of alternative comedy of the late 80s/early 90s, this charming documentary remembers the man behind the papier-mâché head.

Filmworker
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Filmworker

Documentary201894 minsDirector: Tony Zierra

A fascinating account of working alongside Stanley Kubrick – by one of his closest collaborators.

Sauvage
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Sauvage

Drama201899 minsDirector: Camille Vidal-Naquet

The daily misfortunes of a lonesome rent boy are laid bare in this tough but tender portrait of life on the fringes of society.

The Alcohol Years
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The Alcohol Years

Documentary200050 minsDirector: Carol Morley

Carol Morley's exploration of Manchester in the early 1980s, and the five years of her life she lost to alcoholism.

Maurice
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Maurice

Drama1987140 minsDirector: James Ivory

Merchant Ivory’s landmark adaptation of E M Forster’s classic LGBTQ+ novel and a precursor to the James Ivory-scripted Call Me By Your Name, starring Hugh Grant, James Wilby and Rupert Graves.

Elle
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Elle

Drama2015131 minsDirector: Paul Verhoeven

Isabelle Huppert gives an unforgettable performance in Paul Verhoeven’s provocative thriller about one woman’s response to a violent attack.

Rafiki
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Rafiki

Drama201883 minsDirector: Wanuri Kahiu

Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love in Kenya.

Wildlife
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Wildlife

Drama2018105 minsDirector: Paul Dano

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal play a couple on the rocks in Paul Dano’s directorial debut, an elegant 1950s-set melodrama.

Arcadia
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Arcadia

Documentary201779 minsDirector: Paul Wright

A folk horror wrapped up in an archive film, set to a soundtrack by Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Will Gregory (Goldfrapp).

Beast
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Beast

Drama2017106 minsDirector: Michael Pearce

The hunt for a Jersey serial killer sparks a dangerous awakening in a young woman in this astonishing psycho-sexual thriller, which sets all the senses aflame.

Peterloo
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Peterloo

Drama2017154 minsDirector: Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh orchestrates a superb ensemble cast in this rousing tale of working class uprising and its violent suppression in Manchester in 1819.

The Third Murder
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The Third Murder

Crime2017125 minsDirector: Hirokazu Kore-eda

A clear-cut murder case is revealed to be much more layered than it first appears, in this gripping and intelligent crime drama from Palme d'Or-winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda.

Like Father, Like Son
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Like Father, Like Son

Drama2013121 minsDirector: Hirokazu Kore-eda

A touching and acutely observed story of two boys switched at birth having to readjust to their natural parents, from Japan’s modern maestro Hirokazu Kore-eda.

Anchor and Hope
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Anchor and Hope

Comedy2018113 minsDirector: Carlos Marques-Marcet

Sweetly swaying houseboat comedy about a couple whose river-bound existence is upended by the arrival of an old friend.

Heat and Dust
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Heat and Dust

Drama1983130 minsDirector: James Ivory

Julie Christie and Greta Scacchi star in this sensual and evocative Merchant Ivory classic, adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from her Booker Prize-winning novel.

Mug
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Mug

Comedy201792 minsDirector: Malgorzata Szumowska

The first man in Poland to receive a full face transplant achieves national notoriety, but struggles with his own identity in this ingenious tragicomedy.

The Skin I Live In
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The Skin I Live In

Drama2011120 minsDirector: Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar's excursion into hysterical horror is a perverse and unsettling drama about a disturbed surgeon who keeps a woman hostage.

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