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Highlighted works

  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo

    A decade after Red River (1947), Howard Hawks reteamed with John Wayne for this rambling western riffing on the director’s usual themes of friendship and professionalism.

  • The World Ten Times Over

    The World Ten Times Over

    Wolf Rilla’s sharp feature hints at British cinema’s first lesbian relationship.

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    Howard Hawks reteamed Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall for this stylish and seductive adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s labyrinthine private-eye novel.

  • Brighton Rock

    Brighton Rock

    Nastier than anything else in 1940s British cinema, Richard Attenborough’s intense performance as teenage gangster Pinkie Brown elevates this adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel.

  • The Foreman Went to France

    A factory foreman tries to rescue essential munitions equipment, with the help of a quick-witted American woman and two squaddies.

  • Homes for the People

    Homes for the People

    Ordinary women make the case for an ambitious postwar housebuilding programme in this remarkable pre-election film.

  • The Dam Busters

    The Dam Busters

    An obsessive inventor and a squadron of courageous airmen pull off an audacious but costly raid on a dam in wartime Germany.

  • I Walked with a Zombie

    A nurse is hired to care for a landowner’s wife on a remote island in this Jacques Tourneur-directed horror.

  • Johnny Guitar

    Joan Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge excel in this fascinatingly strange Nicholas Ray western that takes in both sexual rivalry and xenophobia.

  • Automania 2000

    Automania 2000

    This Oscar-nominated cartoon satire imagines a frightening future caused by the relentless pursuit of happiness through science at the cost of common sense.

  • Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush

    Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush

    A sex-obsessed teenager attempts to join the Swinging Sixties set and lose his virginity in this Stevenage-set coming-of-age comedy.

  • Holiday

    Holiday

    This promotional celebration of the joys of holidaying in Blackpool is one of the most fondly remembered of all the British Transport Films travelogues.

  • Suspicion

    Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine are perfectly cast in Hitchcock’s classic psychological thriller.

  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night

    Richard Lester’s film charts a fictionalised day in the life of The Beatles, back in the UK after conquering America, and on the run from their fans.

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