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The story of the discovery of the AIDS virus, from the early days in 1978, when San Francisco gays began dying from unknown causes, to the identification of the HIV virus. Bigots spoke of a gay plague, scientists fought for the kudos of being first to identify the cause, and disagreements beset San Francisco's gays over the closure of the bathhouses. The film, quite rightly, deals with these issues. find out more...

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When Arthur Morrison was diagnosed with terminal cancer and with only a few weeks to live, his son Blake returned to the Yorkshire village of his youth and visited his ailing father in the hospital where he had spent so much time as a GP. Blake reminisces on their shared experiences, the intimacies and the irritations of their relationship, articulately expressing the contradictions, frustrations, love and loss bound into the complicated relationships which most of us have with our parents as we find out more...

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Taken from the Pulitzer prize winning novel by Frank McCourt, the story revolves around Frank's early childhood in Limerick in the 1930s. A world of intense poverty and social deprivation, where only the spirit of family, community and laughter in the face of adversity, enable the people to keep their soul and sanity intact. find out more...

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Recovering from a car accident and in the grips of delirious illusion, Anna, a young, gentle and shy young woman, convinces herself that her orthopedic surgeon is fervently in love with her. Nothing can shake her certainty, but her initial hope becomes resentment and is swiftly followed by hatred. find out more...

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Members of the Weston family reunite at their family home in Osage County, Oklahoma when their troubled poet father Beverly goes missing; but left to the mercy of their opinionated, drug-addicted matriarch, Violet, the family’s facade of normality soon begins to disintegrate. A beautifully performed, viciously perceptive adaptation by Tracy Letts of her own play.

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AWAKE (2007)

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Naive rich kid Clay earnestly believes that babe Sam loves him and not his money. Unfortunately Clay suffers from a faulty heart and has a very rare blood group. Hey presto before the marriage is even consummated a call comes through alerting him of the availability of a donor and off he rushes to be operated on by his new mate, dodgy heart transplant surgeon Jack. find out more...

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In a New York hospital Dr Malcolm Sayers finds a group of "forgotten" coma patients, seemingly oblivious to the world and beyond help. Through sheer dedication he discovers a spark of life in his charges and a long suppressed capacity for love in himself. A beautiful and uplifting true story. find out more...

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Married, and living in Ontario, for almost 50 years septuagenarians Grant and Fiona's commitment to each other appears unwavering, but Fiona has Alzheimer's disease. As her condition deteriorates the mutual decision is made that, for her own safety, she needs to live (and die) in a specialist nursing home. Once there, though, she 'forgets' Grant and transfers her emotions to an elderly male sufferer. Heartbroken Grant woos the old lady, but she remains emotionally distant from him. It is on meet find out more...

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Set during the cultural revolution in China we follow two urbane young men after they are dismissed to a remote, but beautiful, mountainous corner of the country to re-learn the basic tenets of Chairman Mao's communist ideology. At first depressed by their predicament, the two lads soon perk up when they come across a hidden selection of western literature, a find they eagerly share with the curious and beguiling local seamstress. They also survive by telling stories, making music and pulling te find out more...

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Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new found love floods Oliver with memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 and rocks it to the full. By turns touching and witt find out more...