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Life is Sweet (dual format edition)

Mike Leigh’s 1990 classic teamed with his 2012 short A Running Jump.

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A smash success, it earned Hanif Kureishi an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay as well as launching the career of Daniel Day-Lewis.

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Every Picture Tells a Story - The Art Films of James Scott (2-DVD set)

New collection of acclaimed art films about the likes of Richard Hamilton, David Hockney and William Scott.

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A tale of two sisters growing up in 1960s France from director Diane Kurys.

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