EDEXCEL CINEMA TITLES FOR FRENCH

 

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTSAU REVOIR LES ENFANTS (PG) 1987 FRANCE MALLE, LOUIS £19.99
Wartime drama set in a wintry catholic boarding school. The film probes the relationship between a young student and his reserved new Jewish classmate, who is hiding from the Germans. NOT AVAILABLE ON DVD AT PRESENT.  AWAITING RE-ISSUE.

JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS
Contains among many files – Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark Scheme plus much more.

STUDY GUIDE

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

FILM VOCABULARY

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS ACTIVITÉS DE VOCABULAIRE

VIEWING QUESTIONS FOR AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS

VOCABULARY, INFORMATION & QUESTIONS ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, AND QUESTIONS & EXERCISES BASED ON THE SCENARIO

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS VOCABULARY QUESTIONS IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH TO HELP PREPARE FOR ASSESSMENTS

ChorusLES CHORISTES (12) 2004 FRANCE BARRATIER, CHRISTOPHE £19.99
Set in 1949, a music teacher is hired as supervisor in a strict boarding school for troubled children and changes their lives through music.

Level: AS, A2 Subjects: Drama, French, Music

JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO LES CHORISTES

Contains among many files – Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark Scheme plus much more.

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

STUDENT PACK

TEACHERS’ PACK

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

TASKS FOR STUDENTS

LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £19.99
The year is 1942, and Paris is occupied by German forces. Jewish theatre owner Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent) has handed over the control of his theatre to his actress wife Marion (Catherine Deneuve) while he hides out in the cellar, hoping to avoid capture by the Nazis. During rehearsals for the next production, the presence of a womanising actor (Gerard Depardieu) and a Nazi-sympathising journalist cause many difficulties for Marion.

Eventually, she is forced to decide between her loyalty to her husband and her love for her countrymen, and acts out her solution in the production she has been rehearsing.

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

Two Days, One NightDEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT/TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT 2014 FRANCE  DARDENNE L & JP   DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £23.99

When Sandra returns to work after a leave of absence she is horrified to discover that her colleagues have  opted to take a bonus at the expense of her job. As she tries to process the information she has just two days

and one night to convince them they have made a mistake.

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

ClassENTRE LES MURS/CLASS (15) 2008 FRANCE CANTET, LAURENT £17.99
Absorbing Palme d’Or winning journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a school year.

Level: AS, A2, Dip 1, Dip 2, Dip 3, Subjects: GCSE Citizen

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

INTERVIEW WITH LAURENT CANTET AND FRANÇOIS BÉGAUDEAU

ONLINE RESOURCE COVERING – CHARACTER & IDENTITY DEBATE & CONFLICT, EDUCATION & FILM STUDIES –

STUDY GUIDE TO THE FILM

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

La HaineLA HAINE (15) 1995 FRANCE KASSOVITZ, MATHIEU £19.99
Award winning film about a day on a tough Paris housing estate for three teenagers.

Level: AS, A2, KS4 , Subjects: Film Studies, French, History, Media Studies

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

STUDY GUIDE

STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF AS/A2 FRENCH

UntouchableINTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E £19.99 Quadriplegic rich aristocrat is cared for by young Senegalese émigré. Despite their very different backgrounds and outlooks on life, the two men quickly form a strong bond, teaching each other important life lessons about acceptance, respect and the true meaning of friendship in the process.

IRISH FILM INSTITUTE FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

400 blowsLES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Francois Truffaut’s semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the streets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police.

400 blows FILM GUIDE Blows

400 BLOWS FRENCH FILM GUIDE 400 coups

FILM GUIDE IN FRENCH WRITTEN BY ALICE MENNESSON

FRENCH CNC GUIDE TO LES 400 COUPS

A Very Long EngagementUN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANÇAILLES/VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT (15) 2004 FRANCE JEUNET, JEAN-PIERRE £19.99
As World War I draws to an end, Mathilde has received word that her fiancé Manech is wounded and lost in no-mans-land. She goes out to find him.

FRENCH TEACHING MATERIALS

FRENCH TEACHING WORKSHEET

LA VIE EN ROSELA VIE EN ROSE (12) 2007 FRANCE DAHAN, OLIVIER £19.99
A big screen treatment for one of France’s most revered singers, Edith Piaf.

FRENCH LANGUAGE GUIDE

 

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

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Kiju Yoshida box seet released on dvd

Kiju YoshidaKIJU YOSHIDA: LOVE AND ANARCHISM (15) 1973 JAPAN YOSHIDA, YOSHISHIGE DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £54.99
Collection of three works from the late sixties and early seventies, a loose trilogy united by their radical politics.

EROS + MASSACRE (1969) tells the parallel stories of early 20th-century anarchist. Eros + Massacre are presented in both its 169-minute theatrical version and the full-length 220-minute director’s cut.
HEROIC PURGATORY (1970) presents a bleak but dreamlike investigation into the political discourses taking place in early seventies Japan.

COUP D’ÉTAT(1973) is a biopic of Ikki Kita, the right-wing extremist who sought to overthrow the government in 1936. Yoshida considered the film to be the culmination of his work and retired from feature filmmaking following its completion.

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

Limited Edition Blu-ray collection (3,000 copies)

New high definition digital transfers supervised by Kiju Yoshida

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations for all films

Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio on all films

New translated English subtitles on all films

Yoshida …or: The Explosion of the Story – a 30-minute documentary on Eros + Massacre with contributions from Yoshida and film critics Mathieu Capel and Jean Douchet

Introductions to Heroic Purgatory and Coup d’etat by Yoshida

Newly-filmed discussions of Eros + Massacre, Heroic Purgatory and Coup d’etat by David Desser, author of Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave, recorded exclusively for this release

Scene-select commentaries by David Desser on all three films

Heroic Purgatory theatrical trailer

Coup d’etat theatrical trailer

Limited edition packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork by maarko phntm

Illustrated 80-page perfect-bound book featuring new writing on the films by David Desser, Isolde Standish (author of Politics, Porn and Protest: Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s) and Dick Stegewerns (author of Kiju Yoshida: 50 Years of Avant-Garde Filmmaking in Post-War Japan)

DETAILS:

Region: ABC/Free

Duration: 220/169/110/118 mins

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 & 1.33.1

Audio: 1.0 Mono

Discs: 7

In Japanese with English subtitles.

 

DVD available to buy at

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

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Czech World War Two drama – BUTCHER OF PRAGUE – out on dvd

Butcher of PragueBUTCHER OF PRAGUE (15) 2001 CZECH REPUBLIC NIKOLAEV, PETR £14.99
On June 10, 1942, over 300 people, many of whom are children, where massacred in the Czech village of Lidice in Central Bohemia by Nazi soldiers in retaliation for the assassination of Nazi general Reinhard Heydrich . The film tells this harrowing story.
In Czech with English subtitles
DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

Polish drama – LAST FAMILY – issued on dvd

ostatnia-rodzinaLAST FAMILY (15) 2016 POLAND MATUSZYNSKI., JAN P £15.99
The film follows the ups and downs of dystopian surrealist painter Zdzislaw Beksinski , his wife and their neurotic suicidal son Tomasz

In polish with English subtitles

 

DVDs available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

Nepali film – BLACK HEN – available on dvd

Black Hen.jpgBLACK HEN (12A) 2015 NEPAL BHAM, MIN BAHADUR £15.99
During a fragile ceasefire in the 2001 Nepalese Civil War, young Prakash and Kiran go in search for their missing hen which provides them with their income by selling the hens eggs.

In Nepali with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/indian-pakistani-films-on-dvd

Polish film – UNITED STATES OF LOVE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

united-states-of-loveUNITED STATES OF LOVE (18) 2016 POLAND WASILEWSKI, TOMASZ DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

1990s, with the decline of communism, four women who are trying to adapt to the changing times and their new-found freedom. The intertwined foursome include Agata, who becomes obsessed with a local priest, schoolteacher Iza is having an affair with a doctor, and her fellow teacher Renata yearns for a closer relationship with her neighbour Marzena

 

DVDs available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

Henri-Georges Clouzot classic thriller – out on dvd/blu ray

diaboliquesLES DIABOLIQUES (18) 1954 B/W FRANCE CLOUZOT, H.G. DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
A man’s mistress and his wife join forces in this classic noir thriller.

Tired of her abusive headmaster husband Michel, frail Christina plots with her husband’s mistress to murder him. Their plot succeeds but the mystery deepens when Michel’s body disappears.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH.  SOME FILMS TO WATCH ON DVD

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12 YEARS A SLAVE (15) 2013 MCQUEEN,STEVE  DVD – £10.99 BLU RAY – £12.99
Award-winning historical drama of Solomon Northup, an African-American living with a wife and two children in Saratoga, New York, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.
AMERICAN VIOLET (12) 2008 DISNEY, TIM £15.99
Based on a true story of innocent African-American single mother Dee Roberts who is arrested on drug charges but with the help of a American Civil Liberties Union lawyer clears her name.
AMISTAD (15) 1997 SPIELBERG, STEVEN £19.99
In 1839, a group of fifty-three African slaves held on the ship ‘Amistad’ revolt and kill the crew, demanding to be returned to Africa. The helmsman misleads them, taking them to America, where the Africans are put on trial.
ANTWONE FISHER (15) 2004 WASHINGTON, DENZEL £17.99
Based on the memoirs of Antwone Fisher, a young African American sailor who has to confront his past in order to deal with his anger.
BANDE DE FILLES/GIRLHOOD (15) 2014 FRANCE SCIAMMA, CÉLINE  DVD – £17.99   BLU RAY – 22.99
16-year-old Marieme suffers from abuse at home and failure at school. She only discovers a  sense of identity when she befriends a gang of three girls.
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (12) 2012  ZEITLIN, BENH   £15.99
Academy Award-nominated fantasy drama about a six-year-old girl, Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis), who  struggles to survive in  a poverty-stricken  swamp area not protected by the  levee system. When a colossal storm threatens she and her sick father take to the water in a makeshift boat fashioned from the back of an old pickup truck.
BELLE (12A) 2014 UK   ASANTE, AMMA  DVD – £10.99    BLU RAY – £12.99
Period drama inspired by the 1779 painting of Dido Elizabeth Belle and her cousin Lady Elizabeth Murray. Dido is an African woman who is sent to be in England to live on the estate of  Lord Mansfield.  Here she quickly realises that her ethnicity is problematic in this upper class society.
BOROM SARRET/LA NOIRE DE/BLACK GIRL (15) 1966 SENEGAL  SEMBENE, OUSMANE IN FRENCH  £19.99
La noire de./Black Girl’ (1966) follows young Senegalese nanny with high-hopes who travels to the Antibes with her white employers. Upon arrival in France, her  relationship with her employers deteriorates as they subjugate her to the role of an all-purpose housemaid. The short ‘Sarret’ (1969) follows a day in the life of a poor horse cart driver in Dakar.
THE BUTLER (12) 2013 DANIELS, LEE . DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
The film tells the story of the black butler Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker)’s who worked for 34-years as head butler at the White House.
CARMEN JONES (U) 1954 USA PREMINGER, OTTO £19.99
Modern remake of Bizet opera set in an all-black army camp, where civilian parachute maker Carmen Jones is in love with Joe, who’s engaged to sweet Cindy Lou and about to go into pilot training for the Korean War.
COLOR PURPLE (15) 1985 SPIELBERG, STEVEN £12.99 
Adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel, which spans 40 years in the life of a poor black woman who endures years of abuse from her father and her husband.
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE (12) 2014  SIMIEN, JUSTIN £17.99 
Satirical comedy set at the  prestigious and predominantly white Winchester University, black student  Sam (Tessa Thompson) tries to shake up her school’s student body and confront its widespread racial disparity with her campus radio show ‘Dear White People’.
THE DEFIANT ONES (U) 1958 KRAMER, STANLEY £15.99
In America’s Deep South two convicts, one black (Sidney Poitier), one white (Tony Curtis), escape from a chain gang and go on the run still handcuffed together. Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American to be nominated as best actor for his acting in the film.
DO THE RIGHT THING (18) 1989 LEE, SPIKE £9.99 
Spike Lee’s study of racial tensions takes place on the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York.
DRIVING MISS DAISY (U) 1989 BERESFORD, BRUCE £12.99
Set in the Deep South of the 1950s and 60s, the film touches on racism and prejudice but mainly focuses on the developing  relationship between the wealthy Jewish woman and her black chauffeur, who she initially ignores, then accepts and finally befriends.
FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK (15) 1995  JULIEN, ISAAC  £15.99
Film about Afro-French psychiatrist Frantz Fanon (Colin Salmon) who was heavily involved in anti-colonial movements throughout his life in his native Martinique, Algeria and throughout the world as he grew increasingly frustrated with the oppression of black people.
FRUITVALE STATION (15) 2013 COOGLER, RYAN DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Docudrama that reconstructs the final day in the life of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old black Oakland resident who was shot in the back by a white officer. The incident sparked outrage and debate about police brutality and civil justice.
THE GREAT DEBATERS (12) 2007 WASHINGTON, DENZEL £19.99
Denzel Washington stars as the maverick college professor who inspires a student debate team against the backdrop of racial segregation in the 1930s American South.
GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER (PG) USA 1967 KRAMER, STANLEY £12.99
A crusading publisher and his wife struggle to come to terms with their daughters choice of fiancée, a distinguished black doctor. The mother accepts her daughter’s decision, but her father is shocked by this interracial union.
THE HELP (12) 2011 USA TAYLOR, TATE DVD DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett and set in racist Jackson, Mississippi,in 1964. Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college and decides to write a book after interviewing black women who have spent their lives working as maids to prominent southern families.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (12) 1967 USA JEWISON, NORMAN £9.99
Rod Steiger plays a small-town Mississippi sheriff who is forced to collaborate on a murder investigation with Virgil Tibbs, a black homicide detective from Philadelphia (Sidney Poitier). The pair at first find themselves totally at odds with each other, but as the investigation proceeds each learns to respect the other’s talents.
INVICTUS (12) 2009 USA EASTWOOD, CLINT DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £26.99
In an effort to help unite his racially and economically divided country newly-elected Nelson Mandela joins forces with the captain of the South Africa’s rugby team to use the universal language of sport to unite the country.
MALCOLM X (15) 1992 USA LEE, SPIKE £12.99
Film about the life of the controversial black leader Malcolm X.
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (12A) 2013 CHADWICK, JUSTIN £19.99
Idris Elba stars as Mandela in this biopic .
MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA (15) 2008 LEE SPIKE £14.99
Based on James McBride novel about the all-black 92nd Division Buffalo Soldiers who served in Europe from 1944 to the end of the War.
MISSISSIPPI BURNING (18) 1988 PARKER, LANA £9.99
A fictionalised version of the events surrounding the Ku Klux Klan’s murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964.
ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW (12) 1959   WISE, ROBERT £19.99
Crime drama starring Harry Belafonte, as black gambler Johnny who takes part in a bank raid
with racist ex-con Earl (Robert Ryan)
PARIS BLUES (12) 1961 RITT, MARTIN DUAL FORMAT ED. £19.99 
Set in Paris two jazz musicians  (played Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier), live for music, but  their carefree idyll is disturbed when two American tourists enter their lives.
PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA(E) 5-DISC DVD SET – £49.99  5-DISC BLU-RAY SET – £69.99
Extensive look at the  the landmarks of early African-American cinema,  with this newly restored  collection of features and shorts.
RACE (PG) 2016  HOPKINS, STEPHEN     £12.99 
Biopic of the African American athlete Jesse Owens (Stephan James) who  overcomes a number of challenges and broke down racial barriers before winning gold at the Nazi Olympics in Berlin in 1936.
RED TAILS (12) 2012 HEMINGWAY, ANTHONY £15.99
World War Two action adventure based on the true story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the squadron of African-American fighter pilots who overcame both American racism and the German Luftwaffe to prove their courage and skills in the air.
SAVANNAH (12) 2013 HAYWOOD-CARTER, ANNETTE £15.99
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in this historical drama based on the true story of freed slave Christmas Moultrie.
SELMA (12) 2014 DUVERNAY, AVA DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £21.99
Based on the Selma to Montgomery marches of 1965 that led to the passing of the Voting Rights Act, the film follows the story of James Bevel (Common), Hosea Williams (Wendell Pierce) and Martin Luther King Jr (Oyelowo) as they campaigned for their right to vote.
SHADOWS (PG) 1959 USA CASSAVETES, JOHN £19.99
Set in the jazzy, beatnik underground of 50s New York, a black woman (Lelia Goldoni) begins an affair with a white man, creating family and racial tension. The film features a score by Charles Mingus .
SHAFT (15) 1971 PARKS, GORDON £12.99
Private detective John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) is called in when the daughter of Harlem gangster is kidnapped. One of the first Blaxploitation film made for a black cinema audience.
SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG (18) 1971 PEEBLES, MELVIN VAN £19.99
Hustler Sweet Sweetback (Melvin Van Peebles) sees two cops beating up a black revolutionary. He takes revenge by killing the cops, but is then forced to go on the run.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (PG) 1962 USA MULLIGAN, ROBER £19.99 
Gregory Peck gives an Oscar winning performance as a lawyer defending a black man accused of assaulting a young white woman.
WITHOUT PITY (12) 1948 ITALY LATTUAD, ALBERTO £9.99
Co-written by Federico Fellini the film was deemed controversial upon its release for its love story between a black G.I and a local Italian girl.

DVDs available to buy on release from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/new-english-language-films-on-dvd#TOC-CELEBRATE-BLACK-HISTORY-MONTH—

Polish drama – THE BORDER – available on dvd

borderTHE BORDER (18) 2014 POLAND £17.99
A Polish squads job is to control human trafficking on the countries border with the Ukraine. When all the squad, but one, are killed and the innocent surviving squad member goes on the run as the authorities make him a prime suspect.

In Polish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/russian-and-eastern-european-films-on-dvd

 

Israeli- film – NEXT TO HER – issued on dvd

Next to HerNEXT TO HER (15) 2014 ISRAEL KORMAN, ASAF IN HEBREW £15.99
After being abandoned by their mother, 27-year-old Rachel (Ben-Shlush) becomes the full-time carer for her younger sister Gabby (Dana Ivgy), who has severe learning difficulties.
However when Rachel finds romance, she has to find a way to break the co-dependence between the two sisters.

In Hebrew with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd

 

SHAKESPEARE ON DVD

 

RECENT SHAKESPEARE RELEASES ON DVD 

ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes. 
THE GLOBE COLLECTION – SHAKESPEARE 400 1616-2016 (E) 2014   £97.99
Collection of 20 performances commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe between 2009 and 2014, the collection includes: ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘As You Like It’, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, ‘Henry VII’, ‘Henry IV: Part I’, ‘Henry IV: Part II’, ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Henry V’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, ‘The Tempest’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Titus Andronicus’, ‘Julius Caesar’, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, ‘The Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Doctor Faustus’.
HAMLET (12A) 2015 FRANKCOM,S/WILLIAMS, M £17.99
Adaptation of Hamlet featuring Maxine Peake in the title role.
HENRY V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry 
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
   Live performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
KING & COUNTRY – SHAKESPEARE’S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY DVD – £49.99 BLU RAY – £59.99
Royal Shakespeare Company’s Great Cycle of Kings collection featuring  Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry 
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  FINDLAY, POLLY £19.99
RSC production of the Shakespeare play.
MUSE OF FIRE – A SHAKESPEARE ODYSSEY (12) 2013 POOLE,D/TERERA, G £17.99
 The directors travel the globe to discover everything they can about Shakespeare and talk to  Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Earl Jones, Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law and Baz Luhrmann.
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (PG) 1990 STOPPARD, TOM £19.99
Adaptation of Stoppard’s play in which two minor characters from ‘Hamlet’ amble unknowingly toward their inevitable demise.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: COMEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
  Collection of five BBC dramatisations of Shakespeare’s comedic plays. Titles are –  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1981) ,  Much Ado About Nothing (1984) ,  The Taming of the Shrew (1980) ,  The Winter’s Tale (1981) and  Twelfth Night (1980) .
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: TRAGEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
Features –  Hamlet (1980), King Lear (1982), Macbeth (1983),  Othello (1981) and Romeo and Juliet (1978). 
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99  
Royal Shakespeare Company production adapted from Shakespeare’s plays ‘Henry VI: Parts 1-3’ and ‘Richard III’. Filmed in 1965 and presented as three plays, the performance features, among others, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner and Janet Suzman.

OTHER SHAKESPEARE RELEASES

BBC SHAKESPEARE

ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL (U) UK 1981  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99  
    Stars  Michael Hordern.  
ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA (U) UK 1981MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 

Stars Colin Blakely.
COMEDY OF ERRORS (PG) UK 1983 JONES, SIMON CELLAN £12.99   
    Stars Cyril Cusack and Roger Daltrey.
CORIOLANUS (PG) UK 1984  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Alan Howard, Joss Ackland and Irene Worth.  
CYMBELINE (12) UK 1983 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
  
    Stars  Robert Lindsay and Helen Mirren.
HAMLET (U) UK 1980  BENNETT, RODNEY  £12.99
    Stars  Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom and Patrick Stewart.
HENRY IV PT. 1 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY IV PT. 2 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY V (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY VI PT. 1 (PG) UK 1983 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars Bernard Hill and Brenda Blethyn.
HENRY VI PT. 2 (12) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars  Bernard Hill.
HENRY VI PT. 3 (PG) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Bernard Hill.
HENRY VIII (PG) UK 1979 BILLINGTON, KEVIN £12.99 
    Stars Claire Bloom, Julian Glover and Thimothy West.
JULIUS CAESAR (U) UK 1979 WISE, HERBERT £12.99
    Stars  Charles Gray.
KING LEAR (PG) UK 1982 MILLER, JONATHAN   £12.99
    Stars  Michael Hordern.
LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN (U) UK 1984 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  John Thaw.
LOVES LABOUR LOST (PG) UK 1979 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Stars Maureen Lipman and Jenny Agutter.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE (U) UK 1981 DAVIS, DESMOND £12.99 
    Stars Tim Piggott-Smith.
MERCHANT OF VENICE (U) UK 198O GOLD, JACK £12.99
    Stars  Warren Mitchell.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (U) UK 1982 JONES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars Prunella Scales.
MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (U) UK 1981 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (U) UK 1984 BURGE,  STUART    £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.
OTHELLO (U) UK 1981 LOWERY, COLIN     £12.99 
    Stars Anthony Hopkins.
PERICLES (PG) UK 1984  JONES,  DAVID  £12.99  
    Stars  Juliet Stevenson.
RICHARD II (U) UK 1979  GILES, DAVID   £12.99  
    Stars Michael Hordern, Alan Rickman.
RICHARD III (U) UK 1980 HOWELL, JANE  £12.99
    Powerful BBC production.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) UK 1979  RAKOFF,  ALVIN    £12.99
    Stars John Geilgud and Derek Jacobi.
TAMING OF THE SHREW(U) UK 1980 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99
    Stars  John Cleese.
TEMPEST (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars Michael Hordern.
TIMON OF ATHENS (12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars  Jonathan Pryce.
TITUS ANDRONICUS (PG) UK 1985 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars  Edward Hardwicke.
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA(12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars Charles Gray.
TWELFTH NIGHT  (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars  Robert Hardy and Felicity Kendal.
TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA (PG) UK 1983 TAYLOR, DON £12.99
    Stars  Tessa Peake-Jones.
WINTERS TALE (PG) UK 1981 OWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Jeremy Kemp.
BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION (12) UK 1979-1985   £199.99. 
    Contains all 37 plays.

GLOBE THEATRE SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTIONS

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE(E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
The play tells the story of Hermia (Olivia Ross) and Lysander (Luke Thompson), two young people who have fallen in love.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes.
AS YOU LIKE IT: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2009 SHARROCK, THEA £19.99
2009 production with Naomi Frederick as Rosalind and Jack Laskey as Orlando.
THE GLOBE COLLECTION – SHAKESPEARE 400 1616-2016 (E) 2014   £97.99
Collection of 20 performances commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe between 2009 and 2014, the collection includes: ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘As You Like It’, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, ‘Henry VII’, ‘Henry IV: Part I’, ‘Henry IV: Part II’, ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Henry V’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, ‘The Tempest’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Titus Andronicus’, ‘Julius Caesar’, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, ‘The Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Doctor Faustus’.
HENRY IV – PART 1: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
King Henry (Oliver Cotton) is troubled by the behaviour of his son and heir, Prince Hal (Jamie Parker), who has forsaken the Royal Court.
HENRY IV – PART 2: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
King Henry IV (Olivier Cotton) is serious ill and  his son, Hal (Jamie Parker), will shortly become King.
HENRY V: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC  £19.99
Live performance of Shakespeare’s historical play at the reconstructed Globe Theatre.
HENRY VIII : GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2010  HESS, NIGEL £19.99
Henry VIII (Dominic Rowan) is involved in a passionate tryst with Anne Boleyn (Miranda Raison).
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014  DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99  Live performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
MACBETH: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014  BEST, EVE    £19.99
Live performance recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in London.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2010 LUSCOMBE,  CHRISTOPHER £19.99
Christopher Benjamin leads the cast as the  rogue Sir John Falstaff
OTHELLO (E)  2007   £19.99
Starring Eamonn Walker and Tim McInnerny and performed at the Globe Theatre.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE COLLECTION: KINGS AND ROGUES (E) (0809478010920)  49.99    A collection contains –  ‘Henry IV: Part One’ and ‘Henry IV: Part Two’, ‘Henry VIII’ and  ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE: COMEDY, ROMANCE, TRAGEDY  (E) (0809478010425)  49.99   A collection contains –  ‘As You Like It’ ,  ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2012     FROW, TOBY    £19.99   Recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, the production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
THE TEMPEST: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2013     HERRIN, JEREMY    £19.99
Live performance of William Shakespeare’s play, recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in 2013.
TITUS ANDRONICUS: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2014 BAILEY, LUCY £19.99
The story follows Roman army general Titus Andronicus (William Houston), who sacrifices the eldest son of  Tamora Queen of the Goths (Indira Varma) to avenge his sons who were killed in war.
TWELFTH NIGHT: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2013 CARFOL,TIM £19.99
Shipwrecked Viola (Johnny Flynn)  disguises herself as a man to work for the charming Duke Orsino (Liam Brennan).

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTIONS 

HENRY IV – PART I: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99  Shakespeare’s historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV – PART 2: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99  Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV – PART I AND II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £29.99  Shakespeare’s historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry
KING & COUNTRY – SHAKESPEARE’S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY DVD – £49.99 BLU RAY – £59.99   Royal Shakespeare Company’s Great Cycle of Kings collection featuring  Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99  Christopher Luscombe’s 2015 Royal Shakespeare Company production of this comedy.
LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99  RSC comedy which sees soldiers Claudio (Tunji Kasim) and Benedick (Edward Bennett) battling to win the hearts of those they love.
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST/LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON: RSC (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £33.99
Double bill of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
MACBETH (PG) UK 1978  CASSON, PHILIP £12.99               
Television performance of Trevor Nunn’s acclaimed RSC production with Ian McKellan and Judi Dench.
MACBETH (PG) 2003   UK         DURAN, GREGORY   £19.99           
RSC production with Antony Sher.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  FINDLAY, POLLY £19.99
RSC production of the Shakespeare play.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (PG) 1996  UK NOBLE, ADRIAN  £9.99            
Film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1996 version of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.  With Lindsay  Duncan And Alex  Jennings.
RICHARD II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance of the historical play by William Shakespeare with David Tennant playing the title role. Richard II.
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2013  GODWIN, SIMON £19.99   The story follows two best friends Valentine and Proteus (Michael Marcus and Mark Arends) who travel to Milan in search of adventure
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99   Royal Shakespeare Company production adapted from Shakespeare’s plays ‘Henry VI: Parts 1-3’ and ‘Richard III’. Filmed in 1965 and presented as three plays, the performance features, among others, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner and Janet Suzman.
WINTER’S TALE   £19.99            
RSC Production.

Two Filipino movies – CLASH & MONSTER CHRONICLES: TIKTIK – out on dvd

ClashCLASH (15) 2009 PHILIPPINES DIOKNO PEPE £12.99
Two brothers, Richard and Raymond in separate gangs, but when Raymond is ordered to kill his older brother, the two teenage brothers attempting to escape the city.

In Filipino, Tagalog and Visayan with English subtitles

 

Monster ChroniclesTHE MONSTER CHRONICLES: TIKTIK (15) 2012 PHILIPPINES MATTI, ERIK £14.99
Action comedy starring Dingdong Dantes who finds himself battling with a whole family of shape-shifting monsters, the Aswang.

In Tagalog with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/korean-thai-vietnamese-films-on-dvd#TOC-FILIPINO-DVDS

Greek movie – XENIA – out on dvd

XeniaXENIA (15) 2014 GREECE KOUTRAS, PANOS H. £15.99
Gay 16 year-old Danny (Kostas Nikouli) leaves Crete to visit his older brother Odysseas (Nikos Gelia) in Athens and the pair embark on a cross-country road trip to find their estranged wealthy father, who abandoned them as infants.

On their journey they come up against the harsh economic and xenophobic realities of their country.

In Greek with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/africa-middle-east-mediterranean-cinema-on-dvd

 

Pedro Costa’s film CAVALO DINHEIRO/HORSE MONEY out on dvd

HORSE MONEYCAVALO DINHEIRO/HORSE MONEY (12A) 2014 PORTUGAL COSTA, PEDRO £12.99
Follow up to the Fontainhas trilogy (a Lisbon slum) 60-year old Ventura returns to the long gone slum and wanders an abandoned asylum populated by the ghosts of his, and his country’s past.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

 

 

Other films on dvd by Pedro Costa

CASA DE LAVA (15) 1994 PORTUGAL COSTA, PEDRO £12.99
Nurse Mariana (Ines de Medeiros) is unhappy with her current life in Lisbon and so agrees to take Leao (Isaach De Bankole), an injured immigrant worker, back to his home in Cape Verde. While there, Mariana is disturbed by the austere environment and some of the residents, giving her reason to reconsider the life she left behind.

JUVENTUDE EM MARCHA/COLOSSAL YOUTH(15) 2006 PORTUGAL COSTA, PEDRO £19.99
Expressionistic docudrama chronicling the relocation of the inhabitants of a Lisbon slum to a new development on the outskirts of the city.

O SANGUE/BLOOD (15) 2009 PORTUGAL COSTA, PEDRO £12.99
Moody and enigmatic drama about the relationship between two young brothers living in a squat on the outskirts of Lisbon.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd