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"Have you ever thought you knew someone, really knew someone. Then one day you realise. He's mad!' ... Anton and Minty is a remarkable comedy about a couple of mad South Londoners that stamps Alnoor Dewshi as a unique and singular voice in the next generation of British filmmakers. Anton ("I am a ... Read more
Winner of this years BAFTA AWARD for best short fiction film, a gripping, unsettling and powerful film. Unable to dress, eat, move or breath on his own Antonia's father depends on him for everything. Fourteen floors up and desperate to escape. Antonio wont let himself leave.---D/S Daniel Mulloy P ... Read more
The variety of the heartwarming Northumbrian atmosphere. ... Read more
A humorous commentary on the Bntish passport category "Distinguishing Marks", previously known as "Any Special Peculiarities".By dissolving photographs and paintings of himself, Dean ... illustrates the myriad of descriptions attributed to the human face (bull neck, doe eyes, hook nose, cauliflower ... Read more
April Diary is a poetic chronicle of a descent to the horrors behind the Falklands war. A highly subjective and personal search for the fragments of an ongoing war in Argentina. ... Read more
A profile of the English theatre, film and opera director, based on a week in his fortieth year. We see him with his family, and at the places where his work takes him: the Lyric Theatre for the rehearsal of Peter Shaffer's "The Battle of Shrivings"; to Covent Garden: a cutting room, where he is ... Read more
An "underground" type film which exalts and satirises the contemporary fascination with violence. Although Brighton is its location, Arcade is somewhat American in feeling, exploiting American movies and advertisements which have become international symbols. ... Read more
In Arcadia, you trust no one. The world is under siege, and for Gavin's mum, even breakfast would be a trap. When Gavin says he's going out, his parents suspect the worst. ... Read more
“It's as if the producers went looking for a real-life David Brent [The Office] and found one with an evil sister.” - The Independent Husband and wife team John and Ann Armstrong run U-Fit, Coventry's third-largest double-glazing company. They are the typical small business owners ... Read more
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An account of the settlement of 400 white Russians on farms in Brazil. Apart from the fascinating nature of the undertaking it describes, the film gains much by its sympathetic evocation of the Russian way of life in the New World. ... Read more
An elegantly composed and humorously observed look at life onboard the Queen Elizabeth II. ... Over tea and cakes on the sun deck, elderly guests of this floating senior citizen's club reflect on the experience of luxury and being pampered, something they had thought unobtainable during their ... Read more
In his first narrative feature, Edward ... Bennett weaves a complicated pattern of ... political and personal elements. ... Belfast 1920. A young woman, ... Connie, member of the Protestant ruling ... class (‘‘Ascendancy'', as it was known) ... spends her days in mourning for her ... brother ... Read more
No matter where your office, there's always an idiot. Two astronauts discover that, in space, no one can hear you scream.---D/S Matthew Walker P Caroline Parsons L English TD 35mm/col/2005/8mins ... Read more
She thinks if she can steal away in the darkness, before the man in the bed wakes, it never happened. The man in the tree strongly disagrees. Golden Bear winner at Berlin. ... Read more
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Underlines the progress being made at Harwell Atom Research Establishment in the peaceful uses of atomic power. Shows the preparation of radio-active isotopes and various examples of their use in research and industry. ... Read more
Aubrey is an inventor with his own approach to inventing, and in this film his peculiar logic leads him to some odd but thought-provoking conclusions. A beanstalk grows in Aubrey's garden. He climbs it and enters a world of music. But he upsets the boss. . .a gigantic tuba. ... Read more
Aurum — The Element AU is a study of gold, tracing the role of gold and its place in various civilisations throughout the ages, from ancient Egypt onwards. Its importance as a virtually indestructible decorative metal and its part in the modern economic framework, its mining and refining, its ... Read more
The experience of a car journey in the form of abstract imagery. An attempt to blend animation, movement, colour and sound in order to emphasise the musical highlights of Kraftwerk's famous composition. ... Read more
Have you ever been caught in peak-hour traffic and wondered why you are sitting in a glorified tin can? Ever wondered whether a UFO might conclude that cars are the dominant species on Earth? Then this film could be for you. Oscar winner Jeremy Irons narrates Heathcote Williams' sombre, chilling ... Read more
A sardonic caitoon which elaboiates upon the wonders and advantages of automation. The height of civilisation is finally reached with the invention of the car which can reproduce itself. ... Read more
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