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The incredible true story of Dieter Dengler, a German-born US pilot shot down over Laos at the beginning of the Vietnam war and held captive in a beastly POW camp, and his subsequent escape to 'freedom'. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Sophie Scholl was a member of the White Rose, an anti-Nazi resistance group based in Munich University, 1943. Sophie and her brother are captured during a dangerous mission to distribute pamphlets on campus. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by a Gestapo officer quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility. Armed with long-buried historical records of her incarceration, di find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Sophie, a beautiful woman fought over by two obsessive men, is haunted by her horrific past as a survivor of Nazi concentration camps. Through vivid flashbacks we hear her story of survival, and the brutal choice she was forced to make. Brilliant. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Starting with the murder in an Afghan prison of an innocent taxi-driver by American soldiers, this brilliant documentary outlines the lines of command from Cheney and Rumsfeld down to those on the front line. We learn about the techniques of torture and who authorised which methods. We hear about some of the history of CIA torture methods, the irrelevance of torture to extracting information and its use as a weapon of terror and political posturing by those in power in Washington. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

From the director of 'Shawshank Redemption' and based on another story by Stephen King, the title refers to the last walk condemned prisoners make to the electric chair. 'The Green Mile' is filled with the mystical, one of the prisoners having the power to heal and emanating a goodness which slowly but surely disperses the weary cynicism of the guards. Though the story itself is relatively slight it's the ensemble acting which makes 'The Green Mile' such a strong, watchable movie, Tom Hanks in p find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The Magdalene Laundries are a peculiarly twisted Irish Catholic institution; run by nuns they provide a form of incarceration for fallen young women, whose heinous crimes range from being raped to flirting with boys. Margaret, Bernadette and Rose are three new inmates about to experience first hand woman's inhumanity to woman as they are humiliated, degraded, abused and worked to the bone, but despite the grimness of their world the three girls find solace and even humour in the company of each find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

An ex-SS officer, now a hotel porter, meets by chance a young woman who was previously his prisoner in a concentration camp. Unwillingly drawn together again they resume their sado-masochistic relationship. A compelling, though morally ambiguous, study in dominance and submission. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Germany, 1954; teenager Michael Berg becomes ill on his way home and is helped by Hanna, a taciturn, but attractive woman twice his age. When recovered Michael returns to her apartment to thank the stranger for her kindness he swiftly finds himself involved in a furtive, impassioned affair. As this relationship intensifies Michael discovers Hanna's love of being read to. When Hanna disappears without a trace the young lad is left confused and bereft. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The Road To Guantanamo is the story, (part dramatic reconstruction/part documentary), of four friends who set off from the Midlands in September 2001 for an innocent wedding and holiday in Pakistan. Two and a half years later, only three of them returned home. find out more...