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Certification12 Our Rating

The Atlas Mountains 1981; 7-year-old Mehdi lives with his mother and granddad without their father, a school teacher who's been jailed for his political beliefs.
'Mille Mois' both paints a picture of village life in a traditionalist society grappling with modernisation and new ideas and is a wonderful evocation of life in Morocco. It also won Le Premier Regard award at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. find out more...

CertificationU Our Rating

A respectable, sincere film of Robert Bolt's literate play, with Scofield as Sir Thomas More, endorsing the divine right of the Pope over and above his King, Henry VIII, who wishes to divorce Katherine Of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn. Watch out for Orson Welles in a marvellous cameo as Cardinal Wolsey. The film won 6 Oscars. find out more...

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A beautifully made costume drama set in rural Yorkshire 1920. Two returning servicemen, each in their own way shattered by their experiences, try to rebuild their lives. Intelligent, charming and a pleasure to see. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The brothers are back with this dark tale of one man's patient struggles with the burdens of life in a very Jewish 1960s Mid-Western community. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Casim is a second generation Pakistani living in Glasgow, and while he may have fully embraced the culture into which he was born, his parents still have certain expectations of him. Casim is due to marry his cousin, Jasmine; a wedding expected and condoned by his Muslim family. But their son has fallen in love with a white Glaswegian Catholic, Roisin, and as their relationship develops so the inevitability of their discovery looms. Ken Loach's film is a thoughtful and, as always, uncompromising find out more...
AGORA (2009)

Certification12 Our Rating

A wonderful tale revolving round the atheistic female mathematician, philosopher and all-round genius Hypatia, the lover she spurned and the slave who adored her; Roman authority is collapsing, the end is nigh and the Talibanesque Christians are preparing to both sack and burn the great library at Alexandria, destroying the collective scientific work of centuries, setting back science and maths a millennium, and massacre thousands (including, of course, the Jews). This is an ambitious and swe find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

1560, Peru. In a beautiful poetic opening scene the conquistadors cross an Andes pass, situated between the peaks and the valleys, between conquered land and unexplored forests, between 'heaven' and 'earth', shrouded in mists, they make their way down a narrow path. Aguirre's meglomania grows as around him his comrades mutiny and die in his search for the lost city of El Dorado. Herzog's best film, an unforgetable tour de force. Made before the director himself gave in to meglomania on a later t find out more...
AJAMI (2010)

Certification15 Our Rating

Ajami is an area of Jaffa where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians try to live together in an atmosphere that is -to say the least - electric. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from elimination by a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl, Hadir, but marrying her is far from obvious. Malek, an illegal Palestinian worker, tries to collect enough money to pay for his mother's operation. Dando, an Israeli cop, does his utmost to trace his missing bro find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Alan Bennett reminisces about his early years as a schoolboy, growing up in Leeds, and on to undergraduate life at Oxford University. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating