Twickenham Film Studios

Highlighted works

  • Kes

    Kes

    The tough, touching story of a northern schoolboy and the kestrel that brings hope to his hardscrabble life remains the most widely admired of Ken Loach’s films.

  • Hidden Agenda

    Hidden Agenda

    The killing of an American activist by the police in Northern Ireland reveals a high-reaching political conspiracy in Ken Loach’s thriller.

  • 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.

  • Family Life

    Family Life

    Ken Loach’s film remake of his earlier TV drama In Two Minds explores the treatment of a teenager’s schizophrenia.

  • Hope and Glory

    Hope and Glory

    Drawing on his own memories, writer-director John Boorman shows us a suburban family’s experience of World War II through the eyes of a nine-year-old boy.

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Peter Finch gives a quietly devastating performance as the gay Jewish doctor bearing up through romantic crisis in John Schlesinger’s piercing and brilliantly observed suburban drama.

  • 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.

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Albert Finney’s powerhouse performance as a Nottingham factory worker changed British screen acting, just as Karel Reisz’s incisive and authentic film changed British cinema.

  • Performance

    Performance

    Nicolas Roeg’s directing career began with this explicit and experimental thriller about a hunted gangster taking refuge with a reclusive rock star.

  • The Pleasure Girls

    The Pleasure Girls

    Three young professional women experience the highs and lows of Swinging London.

  • Zulu

    Zulu

    A thoughtful account of British soldiers’ heroic defence of an outpost against vastly superior Zulu forces in 1879, famed for its gripping battle sequences.

  • Poor Cow

    Poor Cow

    Carol White (Cathy Come Home) stars in Ken Loach’s debut film, as a working-class single mother living in the London slums.

  • An Education

    An Education

    Scripted by novelist Nick Hornby, this unusually upmarket coming-of-age story made an overnight sensation of Carey Mulligan as a precocious schoolgirl learning life lessons in early 1960s London.

  • Straw Dogs

    Sam Peckinpah’s controversial thriller, about an American couple who move to a Cornish village – setting off a tragic chain of events.

  • 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 Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    Spectacular automotive stunt work, Michael Caine’s stellar presence and a jocular overall tone have made this otherwise standard heist picture a favourite with British audiences.

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