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A concentration camp survivor assumes a new identity in Christian Petzold’s intricate thriller.

The Falling

A mysterious fainting sickness takes hold of an all-girls school.

Futuro Beach

A tragic event brings together a Brazilian lifeguard and a gay German tourist.

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Every week we publish a list of 10 great films, all of which are available to view in the UK.

    • 10 great hip-hop dramas

      With Straight Outta Compton and Dope in cinemas, we flip the script on 10 hard-knock tales about beats, rhymes and life.

      Dylan Cave
      3 September 2015

    • 10 great drag films

      As our John Waters season rollicks into London, with some of Divine’s greatest moments getting the full treatment, we remember some of the best films featuring men and women in drag.

      Alex Davidson
      28 August 2015

    • 10 great films set in East Anglia

      Witches, Nazis and Anglo-Saxon curses – on film, East Anglia isn't the rural idyll you might think... To celebrate the release of 45 Years, let's look east at other great movies with starring roles for Suffolk, Norfolk or Cambridgeshire.

      Samuel Wigley , Alex Davidson , James Rocarols , Nathalie Morris , Jonathan Benaim
      20 August 2015

    • 10 great French new wave films

      As Jean-Luc Godard's French new wave masterpiece Vivre sa vie arrives on Blu-ray, we remember 10 of the best movies to come out of a movement that changed cinema forever.

      Samuel Wigley
      13 August 2015

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