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  • Battle Royale

    In a world where teenagers have no respect and adults are losing control there can be only one solution: Battle Royale! Now, see what happens when you let a high school class loose on an island, arm them and then give them a simple choice... Kill your friends or have them kill you; with poison, c...

  • Man Up

    Simon Pegg plays Jack, a recent divorcee whose blind date is hijacked by jaded singleton Nancy (Lake Bell). When Nancy makes no effort to correct him, a surprisingly successful date night ensues, until it's time for her to fess up...

  • Romance
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    Romance

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    Our romance collection highlights the timeless eloquence of love on screen, from passionate love affairs and sweeping period dramas to quirky rom-coms and tales of longing, lust, and desire.

  • Suite Francaise

    France 1940. As Hitler's armies take control of Paris and bring total occupation to France, Lucille (Michelle Williams) in living with her overbearing mother-in-law, Madame Angellier (Kristin Scott Thomas) in the small rural village of Bussey. As they wait for news of Lucille's husband who is bei...

  • Amores perros

    Gael Garcí­a Bernal stars in the savagely brilliant debut feature from double-Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Inárritu (Birdman, The Revenant). Intertwining three intense storylines on the theme of animalistic desires, it follows the respective fates of a young man caught up in the worl...

  • Werner Herzog

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    The leading light of New German Cinema who has progressed to become something of an international treasure, Herzog is famed for making all types of films - in all sorts of strange places. Enjoy a small selection of his greatest works, plus an illuminating documentary about his fascinating, singul...

  • Haute Tension

    Alexandre Aja defined a new breed of horror by bringing the American slasher format into French cinema.

  • Cult Classics

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    Ultimately a collection of the unclassifiable, these original and ground-breaking cult classics exude pure style however obscure, offbeat or controversial.

  • Irreversible

    Irreversible is perhaps one of the cruelest films ever made. Marcus (Vincent Cassel) and Pierre (Albert Dupontel) set off on a blind rage of revenge after the former’s girlfriend Alex (Monica Bellucci) is raped. The twist is that their revenge spools out in reverse. Noé structured his notorious s...

  • The Boy Who Turned Yellow

    The Boy Who Turned Yellow is the splendidly eccentric final collaboration from the eminent filmmaking duo Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. London schoolboy John Saunders turns a bright yellow after losing his pet mouse on a school trip. Is the mysterious colour change the result of an alien...

  • World Cinema Classics

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    Discover classics from world cinema that made their mark in Britain and beyond.

  • Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer

    In this compelling new film, Werner Herzog’s extraordinary life and work are brought into focus through clips from his finest films and interviews with those who know him best. This fascinating and insightful documentary explores the career of the auteur director, writer and poet, whose adventu...

  • Rynox

    Michael Powell’s earliest existing film is a twisty thriller crafted with a bold visual style that is unmistakeably influenced by Fritz Lang.

  • Comedy
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    Comedy

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    The very best of classic British comedy, from Ealing studios to the raucous working-class revolt of Carry On. Celebrating side-splitting cinema, slapstick legends and the art of the expertly executed sight-gag.

  • Dreams That Money Can Buy

    Dadaist Hans Richter attempts to bring the European avant-garde to the masses, with this story about a man who discovers he has the power to create dreams, and sets up a business selling them to others.

  • Peeping Tom

    Much criticised at the time of its release, Michael Powell’s psychological study of a shy camera technician who films for his home movies the death throes of the women he kills is now widely regarded as a dark classic. Less a straightforward serial-killer thriller than a Freudian meditation on ho...

  • Sci-Fi & Horror

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    From chilling gothic horror to strange dystopian worlds this collection showcases Britain’s historic tradition of creating genre defining sci-fi and horror. Discover films unafraid to explore themes of genetic engineering, inter dimensions and the occult.

  • Aguirre, Wrath of God

    This early masterpiece from legendary German director Werner Herzog stars Klaus Kinski as a power-crazed explorer in sixteenth-century South America who leads a band of conquistadors through the Amazon in search of El Dorado.

  • Holy Motors

    Traveling the Parisian streets by limousine, Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) is kept to a strict schedule of appointments by his driver (Edith Scob). Altering his physical appearance and identity as easily as another man might change his socks, Oscar makes contact with strangers, family members, bu...

  • Black Stories

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    Tackling issues of race, representation and identity, this collection celebrates the work of Black storytellers who have enriched our understanding of the Black British experience, including landmark features such as Horace Ové's Pressure (1975) and Menelik Shabazz's Burning an Illusion (1981).

  • Fitzcarraldo

    One of Werner Herzog's most acclaimed and audacious films, Fitzcarraldo tells the incredible story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald (played by Herzog regular Klaus Kinski), an opera-loving fortune hunter who dreams of bringing opera (specifically Caruso) to a remote trading post on the heart of the Pe...

  • Stroszek

    Werner Herzog's second film with lead actor Bruno S. (following The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser) was written specifically as a vehicle for the unusual performers rough-edged naivety. Having reneged on a promise to cast Bruno in the film Woyzeck (for which he was replaced by Klaus Kinski), Herzog wrot...

  • Modern British Classics

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    Discover the strength and diversity of recent UK cinema, from a filmmaking scene that's moved beyond the kitchen-sink and period drama to reflect the true breadth of British culture.

  • County Lines

    Obeying the first rule – 'write what you know' - former youth worker turned filmmaker Henry Blake turns in an original, stylish debut feature which premiered at the 2019 BFI London Film Festival.

    It exposes the urban-to-rural drugs system of the title, a network which exploits children to use as...