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A beautiful, witty depiction of a fantastic female poet. Terence Davies gives Dickinson the treatment she deserves, exploring how her personal life and character burst onto the page in the form of beautiful, lyric poetry. Wonderfully portrayed by Cynthia Nixon with a stellar supporting cast, it's a pure joy to watch. find out more...


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Babette is a refugee from Paris who flees to a small ultrapuritan Danish community to work as a cook. Their only diet is one of ale-bread and fish soup, so when she offers to prepare a feast they are determined not to enjoy it. Oscar winning film whose style changes to fit the mood of the plot. find out more...

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A magical adaptation of Brian Friel's stage play, in which a crackled radio broadcast can be a special moment, which conjures up ghosts of pagan gods and a heartbreaking sense of home and family. Set in County Donegal, with Meryl Streep as the God-fearing leader of the Mundy sisters, all single and struggling against the '30s depression. Catherine McCormack and British treasure Kathy Burke turn in particularly impressive performances as Streep's siblings in a tale of hardship, hope and lots of O find out more...

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Brilliant, moving, funny and beautiful, a truly wonderful film. Bates is superb as the frustrated Alabama housewife, liberated by Tandy's tales of her childhood memories of the irrepressible Idgie and the demure Ruth. Their adventures will enchant and delight you. WATCH THIS FILM. Best of the year!! find out more...

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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. 

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A fine and sumptuous adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic story finds the plane Jane of the title finding happiness as the governess at Thornfield Hall, and love, in the arms of its brooding master, Mr Rochester. Full of passion, pain, loss, hope and redemption, Jane Eyre is a worthy example of what the Beeb does best. find out more...

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A fine and sumptuous adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic story finds the plane Jane of the title finding happiness as the governess at Thornfield Hall, and love, in the arms of its brooding master, Mr Rochester. Full of passion, pain, loss, hope and redemption, Jane Eyre is a worthy example of what the Beeb does best. find out more...

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Way ahead of its time, this is a Western with a difference! There's gun-totting women (including the brilliant Joan Crawford) fighting over the men that they love and leading the men into action. Then there's the anaemic looking Sterling Hayden as the male lead in this classic that tramples stereotypes with a memorable result! The 'Lie to me...' speech is guaranteed to give you chills. find out more...

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Cornwall in 1936 is still a timeless place. Sisters, Janet and Ursula Widdington discover a castaway on the beach below their house, and with the help of the local doctor they nurse him back to health. During his convalescence the sisters discover his talent as a musician and the unsettling effect he has on them both - especially Ursula, whose life will never be the same again. Award winning actresses Dame Judi Dench and Maggie Smith star in this evocative, heart-warming story of unfulfilled dre find out more...
ORLANDO (1992)

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A truly remarkable adaptation of Woolf's novel. Tilda Swanton is enthralling as the androgenous and ageless Orlando seeking love in a 400 year odyssey; from the finery of Elizabeth the First's court, through the Civil War, the early colonial period, the literary salons of 1750, by which time Orlando is a woman, the Victorian era of property, and finally to the present day. Potter's direction adds a marvellous period feel. Superb, this is a magical story . find out more...