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1984 (1984)

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Made in 1984 this terrifying indictment of post-war Britain was particularly poignant at the height of the Thatcher era without sidestepping any of the issues. John Hurt perfectly captures the mood of the book and Richard Burton puts in a swansong performance. A modern British classic. find out more...

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Jim Carrey dominates this latest version of the classic Dickens story in which an elderly Victorian miser is taken on a redemptive trip through his past, present and future. Using 'performance capture' animation this stylish film sticks closely to the book, though with added ghoulishness.
Good family entertainment. find out more...

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The traditional video for Christmas day afternoon viewing. Scrooge, Bob Cratchet and of course Tiny Tim in this glossy, though faithful adaption, of the Charles Dickens classic. If this one doesn't bring a tear to your eye... Humbug! And the glorious town of Shrewsbury has never looked so good... find out more...

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An adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play, which caused such a scandal with its critical stance on marriage. The film was shot entirely on location in Norway and features a haunting score by Michel Legrand. find out more...

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The original and best adaptation of Hemingway's sweeping WW1 novel. Cooper positively smoulders as the US ambulanceman who falls in love with an English nurse and finally goes AWOL to join her only to find, tragically, that he may be too late. Oscars for Best Cinematography and Sound. find out more...

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Set during the 1930's on the Amalfi coast, a chosen summer haunt for the rich and the beautiful, rarely is the air not thick with gossip, but on this occasion Robert Windemere and his beautiful young wife are the focus of discussion. Rumour has it Robert provides an allowance Mrs Erlynne, a woman with a reputation to be well avoided, while his wife is not as dismissive of other men's attentions as it is felt she ought. Adapted from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's fan, A Good Woman is a lushly vi find out more...

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The seemingly happy marriage of Tony and Brenda, a rich and socially-connected country couple, is shattered by the arrival of penniless bounder John and the death of their beloved only son. A tale with a sinister twist in its tail. find out more...

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Delightful adaptation of the classic novel. 10-year-old Sara's idyllic life in India is cut short when her devoted father is called away to war. Enrolled in a boarding school Sara is at the mercy of the sadistic Miss Minchin after her father dies leaving her penniless. A fairytale for all ages. find out more...

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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...