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Certification15 Our Rating

Made in a still Communist Poland, Kieslowski's film offers three alternative outcomes for a young man at a train station; In the first he catches the train and is converted to communism by an old Marxist; In the second he misses his train, is imprisoned and falls in with some dissidents and in the third he misses his train, gets married, becomes a doctor and leaves politics to those who care. An intriguing, thoughtful and occasionally witty meditation on the fickleness of fate. find out more...

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During the German Occupation a young trainee railway guard at a remote country station desperately tries to lose his virginity. He finally succeeds with the station master's wife. Satiric, anti-heroic, humorous and balanced tragi-comedy. Generally considered the finest Czech new wave film. find out more...

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At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena. She departs with her assistant to rehearse in Sils Maria; a remote region of the Alps. A young Hollywood starlet with a penchant for scandal is to take find out more...

EUROPA (1991)

Certification15 Our Rating

An American-German returns to the FDR in 1945 to work as a waiter on a new train, the previous one having been derailed but finds the changes superficial and the new consumerism cloaks sinister unbroken threads from the past. Haunting and hypnotic, literally. An art-house must-see.

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EXILES (2004)

Certification15 Our Rating

Two young lovers, bored with their Parisian life, set off on a road of discovery across France and Spain to Algeria. Once the sensuous couple have crossed to Africa a distinct darkening of tone makes for a compelling film, especially a shamanistic Sufi trance scene which provides an exhilarating climax. The music, which embraces techno, Andalusian flamenco et al, is both magnificent and crucial to the narrative, following the scenery as the pair uncover their roots and themselves. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

A man, fired from his job, migrates abroad, leaving behind his wife and daughter, who hear no word from him for months. A feckless stranger arrives in town in search of work and is immediately drawn to the beautiful young woman whom he hears no longer has a husband. This is a world dominated by the need to survive, where migration is seen as an escape, however illusory, and families are separated by poverty. Adapted from the story ‘Safar' by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, this fourth feature from acclaime find out more...
KONTROLL (2003)

Certification15 Our Rating

Bulcsu is one of a team of oddball ticket inspectors on Budapest's labyrinth underground system and he literally sleeps, drinks and eats in this world, only when he meets a girl in a mouse's uniform is he offered some form of escape from this alienated existence. Much of the dark charm of 'Kontroll' is the craziness not only of the inspectors but their encounters with the heterogenous group of weirdos whose tickets they inspect. In the background a serial killer is pushing people onto the track find out more...

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Adapted from Zola's novel, this powerful tale concerns a triangle of love and murder in which a train driver becomes passionately involved with a femme fatale. With its images of trains and railways as symbols of human destiny this is a visually arresting film; Gallic and tragic. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating


Certification15 Our Rating

When vertically challenged Finn Mcbride inherits an abandoned train depot slap bang in the middle of nowhere he's a happy man, finally life has provided him with the opportunity to escape the world's curious eyes, and he prepares himself for an existence of lonely bliss. Unfortunately for Finn, artist Olivia and hot dog seller Joe have other ideas and so begins a gentle, acutely observed comedy drama about the joys and the traumas of friendship. Sublime and brilliant. find out more...