Paul Carr

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  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Terry Gilliam’s fantastical satire of bureaucracy gone mad is one of the most visually imaginative works in modern cinema.

  • Mona Lisa

    Mona Lisa

    An ungainly cockney chauffeur navigates the seedy streets of London, gradually falling for the elegant and mysterious prostitute who is his passenger.

  • Alfie

    Alfie

    Michael Caine sealed his screen stardom with this memorable portrayal of a cockney womaniser whose exploits seemingly typified the sexual freedoms of Swinging 60s London.

  • The Queen

    The Queen

    A subtle imagining of the diplomatically nuanced relationship between Queen Elizabeth II (an Oscar-winning Helen Mirren) and Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) following Princess Diana’s death.

  • The Magdalene Sisters

    The Magdalene Sisters

    Peter Mullan’s vein-bulgingly angry second feature dramatises the real-life reign of terror that, until shockingly recently, afflicted countless girls and young women in Ireland.

  • 28 Days Later...

    Danny Boyle’s thrilling film, set in a UK ravaged by a virus, stars Cillian Murphy.

  • Vera Drake

    Vera Drake

    Mike Leigh’s second period drama, an understated, immensely nuanced portrait of kind-hearted Vera (Imelda Staunton) who performs illegal abortions for desperate women in 1950s London.

  • V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta

    Written and produced by the Wachowski brothers, this comic-book adaptation drew flak for its sympathetic depiction of terrorism – and from the original’s writer, Alan Moore.

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility

    Taiwanese director Ang Lee made his move to the Hollywood mainstream with this graceful adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1811 novel.

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