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  • Toni Erdmann

    A lonely prankster father visits his estranged, high-powered consultant daughter, creating a fictional alias to embarrassingly insinuate himself into her stressed corporate life.

  • My Name Is Joe

    My Name Is Joe

    Peter Mullan won the best actor award at Cannes for his portrayal of a recovering alcoholic in Ken Loach’s uncompromising drama.

  • Amélie

    Amélie

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s playful modern fairytale made Audrey Tautou an overnight star as a mischievous Parisienne pursuing love and happiness in her own inimitable fashion.

  • Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen

    A teenager attempts to raise money to help his drug addict mother move out of a poverty-stricken Scottish town in Ken Loach’s forceful drama.

  • Whale Rider

    Whale Rider

    A young Maori girl defies tradition in this inspiring and heartwarming tale.

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Ken Loach won his first Palme d’Or for his controversial depiction of two brothers who join the Republican Army in 1920 to fight for Irish independence.

  • Carla's Song

    Carla's Song

    In Ken Loach’s drama, Robert Carlyle stars as a Glaswegian who falls in love with a Nicaraguan woman living in exile.

  • Land and Freedom

    Land and Freedom

    Ian Hart stars as a Liverpool Communist Party member who joins the republicans to fight Franco in the Spanish Civil War.

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