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  • Hope in the Year Two

    A hero of the French Revolution lives his final hours in jail... But is it the real Georges Danton or a decoy?

  • Mindhorn

    Mindhorn

    A fading actor can redeem himself by reprising his 1980s TV role as a sleuth with a robotic truth-telling eye, to catch a deranged killer, in this off-the-wall British comedy.

  • Swallows and Amazons

    Swallows and Amazons

    Based on Arthur Ransome’s classic novel, Swallows and Amazons is a heartwarming adventure set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Lake District.

  • London Road

    London Road

    The feature film adaptation of the acclaimed National Theatre production documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. 

  • A United Kingdom

    A United Kingdom

    Amma Asante directs this impassioned drama depicting an interracial romance that changed the world.

  • Penda's Fen

    Alan Clarke's weird and wonderful cult TV drama.

  • The Falling

    The Falling

    Carol Morley’s second narrative feature is set at a strict English girls’ school in 1969, where a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.

  • City of Tiny Lights

    City of Tiny Lights

    Starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, this London-set thriller is co-written by author Patrick Neate and based on his acclaimed novel of the same name.

  • Testament of Youth

    Testament of Youth

    Based on Vera Brittain’s classic First World War memoir, Testament of Youth is the powerful true story of one young woman’s struggle to survive the horrors of war.

  • Viceroy's House

    Viceroy's House

    Gurinder Chadha’s historical drama is set in Viceroy’s House in Delhi during the partition of India in 1947, when Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, was charged with handing India back to its people.

  • X + Y

    X + Y

    Directed by BAFTA award winning filmmaker Morgan Matthews, X+Y is the uplifting and inspiring story of a teenager’s struggle to make sense of the world around him.

  • Bill

    Bill

    The story of how hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his family and home to follow his dream. It’s a tale of murderous kings, spies, lost loves, and a plot to blow up Queen Elizabeth!

  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn

    In this lavish adaptation of Colm Tóibín's acclaimed novel, a young Irish woman in search of work emigrates to New York to start a new life.

  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

    In Ken Loach's powerful drama, a middle-aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

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