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Taking man's inhumanity to man as its central theme, 'Au Hasard Balthazar' traces the life of a donkey, christened Balthazar by a group of young children, from birth to death. Balthazar's story begins on a small farm in a rural district of France. Throughout his life he is owned by many of the locals, returning to some of them more than once, and is set various tasks, from drawing a carriage to performing in a circus, turning a grindstone to acting as a smuggler's means of transport. Some owners find out more...

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Nothing more can be said about this classic melodrama from the peak of the Hollywood studio-film era. Hardened cynic Bogart softens when he meets old flame Bergman who is now a refugee in neutral wartime Casablanca. Together they outwit the Germans... and of course there's that famous song. Watch this classic or some day you'll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow... find out more...

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A delightful animated adaptation of the classic children's book, with the kind natured spider who can weave words and the farmyard pig who becomes her best friend. I loved the book, I loved the film, though I'll grant you.....that was a couple more than a couple of years ago. find out more...

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One of the great cinema love stories as a one-night stand leads to a life of yearning for the beautiful Lisa but was just another **** for handsome Stefan. Years later a chance encounter leads to his receiving a letter from Lisa telling her tale. A piercing fable of doomed love. Tear-jerker. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Wilson Joel is not the most demonstrative of men and when his wife commits suicide Joel is ill prepared to deal with the sudden and unexpected tragedy. Losing himself in a world in which he has little comprehension or social maturity Joel is not long in finding himself out of his depth. Love Liza is a sublime comedy drama; darkly funny, offbeat, intelligent and sad, with superlative performances from an outstanding cast. find out more...

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Adam Elliot's follow-up to his short opus 'Harvie Krumpet' is a tour-de-force of jaw-dropping animation, heart-wrenching beauty and exquisite sadness. Ostensibly, it's a tale of friendship between two pen pals; Mary, a lonely eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year-old obese man living in New York and suffering from Asperger's syndrome. The depth of pathos in their quasi-romantic exchanges becomes unbearable at times, but the expertly nuanced narrati find out more...


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Made almost contemporaneously with the 1930s setting, this authentically portrays the poverty and repression of the migrant 'Okies', evicted from their dustbowl farms and treated like slaves in California. Adapted from Steinbeck's book, often called 'THE Great American Novel' and with outstanding performances coming from Henry Fonda (Tom Joad) and John Carradine (John Casey) a preacher with a fondess for vice, but a true heart... fantastic. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The first part of Kieslowski's acclaimed allegorical delve into the French psyche. Binoche plays a woman with a tortured soul, her husband and daughter having died in a tragic car accident. Beautifully directed, with an incredibly lyrical and melancholy feel, Binoche's performance is outstanding. find out more...

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A haunting animation of an elderly couple's preparation for and reaction to, a nuclear holcaust. Beautifully conceived and with music by David Bowie and Roger Waters. A touching touching and terrifying look through naive and uncomprehending eyes at the horrors of apocalyptic war. Brilliant. find out more...

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This story of a man as he reflects upon his life and begins to perceive his mortality. As he travels to Lund to receive an honorary award after 50 years of medical practice, a professor finds himself repeatedly affected by intrusive dreams and hallucinations that expose his darkest fears. He slowly comes to realize that the choices he has made in the past created a cold and empty life, devoid of real meaning or value. Finally, he achieves redemption and reintegration through forgiveness and the find out more...