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Certification15 Our Rating

One of the best dramas from the "New British Cinema" of the 1950s and 60s. A young Salford girl gets pregnant by a black sailor after leaving home and considers her options, while fighting off the affections of Jeff, a heart of gold with a funny face. A grittily realistic portrait of the era that will delight fans of Northern cinema. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A 35-year old woman with an unsatisfying marriage decides to up and move when her husband is killed. On the road, with 12 year-old son and whilst pursuing her childhood ambition to be a singer, she copes with life's problems and is forced to reassess her relationships with men and what she wants from them. One of the great movies of the 70s. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Erin Brockovich is an unemployed, single mum with little education or prospects only her gift for the gab and no bullshit attitude keep her above water. Having blagged her way into a law firm she stumbles across a cover up which has left a small community poisoned. The further Erin digs the more obsessed she becomes, and dragging her initially reluctant law firm in with her she prepares to do battle for one of the largest direct-action settlements in American legal history. Similar in style, and find out more...
IRIS (2001)

Certification15 Our Rating

A sublimely performed drama based on the life of celebrated author and scholar Iris Murdoch, from her early years at Oxford to her final troubled years of illness. Iris is a deeply moving and fascinating story of a remarkable woman. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

A stunning dramatisation of the mesmerising life and ultimately tragic times of Edith Piaf, the ‘little sparrow'. The singer's life is beautifully evoked, as is the time, while Marion Cotillard in the central role is perfection. A moving and marvellous delight.....'Je ne regrette rien'. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Three women, separated across the 20th century, held together by the trials of time, love and loss. The first, Virginia Woolf, is in the throes of her first defining novel, Mrs Dalloway, while the second is a 1950s housewife now reading Woolf's book, and drawn towards a momentous re-evaluation of her life. The most contemporary of the trio is Clarissa, a woman who to all intents and purposes is Mrs Dalloway, and it is the gradual intertwining of their stories that comprises much of the film's ch find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Vera Drake, is one of the kindest, most selfless individuals any right thinking person could hope to meet, the mother of two grown up children, the wife of a loving husband, she works as a cleaner and is the epitome of a warm hearted decency. Vera is not just devoted to her family however, in the little spare time available to her she helps young girls terminate unwanted pregnancies and, though she takes no payment, this is 1950s Britain and the consequences for her actions, should she be discov find out more...