Exquisitely adapted from a novella by Rabindranath Tagore, this ravishing new restoration of Charulata does justice to its perfection.
A special compilation from the BFI National Archive recreating the glorious miscellany of comedies, dramas, travelogues and newsreels which would have constituted a typical night out in 1914.
True to form, the latest work of Peter Greenaway, recently awarded the 2014 BAFTA for Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema, is almost certainly destined to delight, disturb and divide audiences.
We have a superb selection of new DVD releases available for booking over the next few months.
Regarded as the finest work from the first great era of Chinese filmmaking, Fei Mu’s quiet, piercingly poignant study of adulterous desire and guilt-ridden despair – now restored – is a remarkable rediscovery.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the death of DEREK JARMAN (January 1942 – February 1994), the following titles are available from March 2014 on DCP, newly remastered by the BFI National Archive.
Now beautifully restored by Lobster Films, A Farewell to Arms is released to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.
Now digitally restored, the final film by the great Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu is one of his most touching works and, thanks to Yuharu Atsuta’s ravishing camerawork, one of his most beautiful.
A landmark of Italian neorealism often cited as one of the greatest films ever made, Rossellini’s portrait of life under the Nazi Occupation remains remarkable for its sheer immediacy, tension and power.
A war veteran and his lover plan the murder of her husband in Louis Malle’s groundbreaking film.
Now the beneficiary of a 4K digital restoration, David O Selznick’s production of Margaret Mitchell’s bestseller remains the pinnacle of polished Hollywood storytelling and craftsmanship.
Deborah Kerr stars in this chilling drama, regarded as one of the best psychological thrillers ever made.
Jean Cocteau’s much-loved Gothic fantasy La Belle et la Bête has been digitally restored to 4K to mark the 50th anniversary of the director’s death.
We have a superb selection of new DVD releases available for booking over the next few months and into 2014.
To celebrate Black History Month this October, the following films are available for cinema hire from the BFI.
Based on the remarkable true story of the foundling Kaspar Hauser, this
newly restored version remains one of the most eloquent and emotionally
affecting expressions of Werner Herzog's distinctive world view.
A new restoration of Werner Herzog’s extraordinary account of the quest for El Dorado.
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