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Contents
FRENCH CINEMA – GERMAN CINEMA – ITALIAN CINEMA – SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA – EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA – SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA – MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA – CHINESE CINEMA – JAPANESE CINEMA – OTHER WORLD CINEMA TITLES –  DOCUMENTARIES – LITERATURE ON DVD – BRITISH CINEMA – ENGLISH LANGUAGE CINEMA

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NEW FRENCH  DVD RELEASES

 

L’AMOUR D’UNE FEMME/LOVE OF A WOMAN (PG) 1953 FRANCE GRÉMILLON, JEAN DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £24.99
Marie, a young doctor who moves to work on the remote French island of Ushant. Settling in well, she must make a difficulty decision when she falls for handsome engineer André, who wants her to live with him on te mainland.
CASQUE D’OR (15) 1952 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Set during the Belle Époque in Paris among petty criminals and prostitutes and stars Simone Signoret .
LE DERNIER CARAVANSÉRAIL (ODYSSÉES) (E) 2006 FRANCE MNOUCHKINE, ARIANE £23.99
Film of Théâtre du Soleil play about at the difficulties faced by political refugees in France.
DIABOLO MENTHE/PEPPERMINT SODA (12) 1977 FRANCE KURYS, DIANE DUAL FORMAT DVD & BLU RAY £19.99
Coming of age debut film by Diane Kurys which offers an intricate view of adolescence in 1960s France.
ÉDOUARD ET CAROLINE/EDWARD AND CAROLINE (12) 1951 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Comedy about husband and wife as they prepare to head to a party which results in an evening of rows, fights and threats of divorce.
ELLE (18) 2016 FRANCE VERHOEVEN, PAUL £19.99
Adapted from Philippe Djian’s novel. After a sexually assaulted in her own home, Michèle Leblanc (Isabelle Huppert) decides not to report the incident to the police but to hunt down the assailant on her own and so becoming embroiled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse which soon threatens to get out of hand.
ENNEMI PUBLIC 1/PUBLIC ENEMY: SEASON 1(15) 2016 BELGIUM IN FRENCH £23.99
After spending 20 years in prison, convicted child killer Guy Béranger (Bison) is released on parole and sent to stay with monks at Vielsart Abbey in the remote Ardennes region. When a young girl then disappears from the nearby village, the locals are outraged and quickly blame Béranger for the crime.
LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON (12) 2016 FRANCE BARRÉ, JONATHAN £19.99
Buddy movie and comedy set in 1939. Inseparable, utterly immature friends, Max and Léon, are in the army but decide to desert to return home to their old simple wine-drinking ways. But their desire to desert leads them to have many adventures, joining the Free French Force, becoming secret agents and working for Vichy Ministry of Propaganda.
FRANTZ (12A) 2016 FRANCE OZON, FRANÇOIS £15.99
German woman Anna has lost her fiancé Frantz in the First World War. On one of her daily visits to his grave, a year after his death, she is startled by a young Frenchman named Adrien who claims to know her late partner from their shared time studying in Paris together before the war.
GUILLAUME, LA JEUNESSE DU CONQUÉRANT/ WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR (15) 2015 FRANCE DRUGEON,FABIEN £19.99
The story of William of Normandy’s childhood and his rise to becoming William the Conqueror.
J’ACCUSE (12) 1938 FRANCE GANCE, ABEL DUAL FORMAT DVD & BLU RAY £19.99
Acclaimed as one of cinema’s finest anti-war films. Having experienced the horrors of the First World War, idealistic poet Jean Diaz turns to technology in a bid to prevent further barbarity. But a meddling and unscrupulous bureaucracy allows Jean’s plans to be hijacked as Europe slides towards another great conflict.
JEAN-LUC GODARD & JEAN-PIERRE GORIN: FIVE FILMS 1968-1971 (15) FRANCE DUAL FORMAT DVD AND BLU RAY – £59.99 Collection of five films by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin. Featrures – Un Film Comme Les Autres (1968), British Sounds (1970), Le Vent D’est (1970), Lotte in Italia (1971) and Vladimir et Rosa (1971).
UN FILM COMME LES AUTRES (1968) – Workers at a car factory argue with revolutionary students about the social upheaval caused by the 1968 French workers’ and students’ protests.
BRITISH SOUNDS (1970) – Hour-long experimental documentary made for London Weekend TV with a ten minute long tracking shot along a Ford factory floor, as a narrator reads from The Communist Manifesto.
LE VENT D’EST (1970) – The film analyzes the different components of the strike: the workers, the radical students, the union delegates who preach moderation and compromise, the employers who demand the immediate resumption of work, the police state that suppresses the strike on behalf of capitalism.
LOTTE IN ITALIA (1971) – focuses on a young women Italian activist who has fallen prey to bourgeois ideology.
VLADIMIR ET ROSA (1971) – The directors re-interpretation the Chicago Eight US anti-Vietnam War protests as defendants in the French revolutionary society, with Godard and Gorin playing Lenin and Karl Rosa, respectively
THE LOUIS MALLE COLLECTION (15) FRANCE DVD – £69.99 BLU RAY – £79.99
Collection of ten films directed by French film-maker Louis Malle. Features – Lift to the Scaffold (1958), The Lovers (1958), Zazie Dans Le Métro (1960), Le Feu Follet (1963), Le Souffle Au Coeur/murmur of the Heart (1971), Lacome, Lucien (1974), Black Moon (1975),My Dinner with Andre (1981), Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987), and Milou En Mai/milou in May.
THE LOUIS MALLE DOCUMENTARY COLLECTION (TBA) FRANCE £69.99
Features – Vive le tour (1962), Phantom India (1969), Calcutta (1969), A Human Condition (1974), Place de la République (1974), God’s Country (1985) and And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986).
MA VIE DE COURGETTE/MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE (PG) 2015 FRANCE BARRAS, CLAUDE £17.99
Adapted from the novel by Gilles Paris, this animated adventure tells the story of traumatised nine-year-old Courgette who is placed in a tough foster home after the sudden death of her mother. At the home Courgette befriends the other orphans and listens to their tragic tales.
MAL DE PIERRES/FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON (15) 2016 FRANCE GARCIA, NICOLE £18.99
Romance set in 1950s France and based on the Milena Agus novel. Free-spirited Gabrielle has to choose between her dependable Spanish farmer husband or recovering war veteran André.
MALGRÉ LA NUIT/DESPITE THE NIGHT (18) 2015 FRANCE GRANDRIEUX, PHILIPPE £15.99
Visually experimental film in which musician Lenz heads to Paris to searches for his lover. However when he finally tracks her down he finds her devastated by a tragic loss and she has sought oblivion in the murky Parisian underworld.
LA MÉCANIQUE DE L’OMBRE/SCRIBE (15) 2016 FRANCE KRUITHOF, THOMAS £15.99
Alcoholic unemployed accountant Duval receives an unexpected job offer from the mysterious businessman Clement. The job, to transcribing telephone conversations. However, this leads to him overhearing a conversation describing a recent murder, leaving Duval in the middle of a major political conspiracy with little hope of escape.
MOLIÈRE (E) 1978 FRANCE MNOUCHKINE, ARIANE £19.99
Bio pic of 17th century playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière.
LA MORT EN CE JARDIN/ DEATH IN THE GARDEN (12) 1956 FRANCE BUÑUEL, LUIS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £22.99
Disparate group of adventurers, made up of two men and a woman, find themselves caught up in an uprising in a South American village were the government is trying to seize land. To flee they are forced to escape via the dangerous jungle in a desperate struggle for survival.
NI LE CIEL NI LA TERRE /NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH (12) 2015 FRANCE COGITORE , CLÉMENT £11.99
Thriller set among French NATO troops in the mountains of Afghanistan. While fighting the Taliban, as well as maintaining the fragile peace, Captain Antarès Bonassieu finds that fighters from both sides begin mysteriously disappearing without a trace.
A PASSION DE JEANNE D’ARC/PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC – MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1928 DREYER, CARL THEODOR DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £22.99
Silent classic about the capture of Joan of Arc by the English and her trial charged of heresy.
RAW (18) 2016 FRANCE DUCOURNAU, JULIA
Horror and debut film from writer and director Julia Ducournau.
RÉPARER LES VIVANTS /HEAL THE LIVING (12) FRANCE 2015 QUILLÉVÉRÉ, KATELL DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the acclaimed novel Maylis de Kerangal. The death of a young surfers gives hope to a 50-year-old mother awaiting a heart transplant in this remarkable ensemble drama.
RIFIFI (12) 1955 FRANCE DASSIN, JULES DVD – £12.99 BU RAY £12.99                           Classic Noir about aging master thief who wants to retire after one last big robbery.
SAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE (12) 2017 FRANCE PROVOST, MARTIN £15.99
The stable life of midwife Claire (Catherine Frot) is thrown into turmoil by the sudden reappearance of her late father’s former lover Béatrice Sobolevski (Catherine Deneuve), who abandoned both of them three decades earlier.
SOUVENIR (12) 2016 FRANCE DEFURNE, BAVO £19.99
Isabelle Huppert plays a long forgotten European Song Contest runner-up who now works in a factory. However fellow factory worker Jean, a 21-year-old aspiring boxer want to help her relaunch her career, in this film of love, redemption and second chances.
TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI (15) 1954 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Classic film noir based on the novel by Albert Siminon. Staring Jean Gabin as an ageing gangster.
LE TROU (12) 1960 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Based on the novel by former convict Jose Giovanni, Le Trou tells the true story of a group of inmates’ escape from a prison in Paris.

NEW GERMAN/DUTCH CINEMA ON DVD

ACHT STUNDEN SIND KEIN TAG/8 HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY (15) 1973 GERMANY FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £58.99
All five feature-length episodes of this working-class soap opera centred on the Krüger family, focussing on skilled worker Jochen and his new girlfriend, Marion (Hanna Schygulla)
LOLA (15) 1981 GERMANY FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER DVD £17.99 BLU RAY £19.99
Set during Germany’s 1950s Wirtschaftswunder. Lola leads a double life as a steamy cabaret singer and as a single mother. Building inspector Von Bohm is in love with Lola, but little does he know that Lola is the ex lover of local property developer Schukert who is being investigated by Von Bohm for corrupt.
NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST (15) 2016 GERMANY WESSEL, KAI £19.99
Set in 1942 and based on Robert Domes’ 2008 historical novel, the film follows 13-year-old Roma boy, Ernst Lossa, is sent to the Sargau mental institution. Here he soon discovers that the Nazi’s are carrying out an enforced euthanasia programme. Along with fellow patient Nandl, Ernst decides to stage a daring escape attempt.
DER MÜDE TOD – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 2021 GERMANY LANG, FRITZ DUAL FORMAT EDITION £19.99
Silent fantasy drama about a heartbroken young woman who confront Death to save her dead fiancé
SCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN (15) 2016 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £18.99
Comedy drama adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling cult novel. In this coming-of-age story of two friends steal a car and take the trip into the countryside in search of excitement and adventure.
TONI ERDMANN (15) 2016 GERMANY ADE, MAREN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Award winning comedy, in which divorced music teacher Winfried tries to reconnect with his career-driven daughter Ines. To do this Winfried integrates himself into Ines work circle and takes on the alter ego of the practical joker ‘Toni Erdmann’ as a way of cheering her up.
WESTFRONT 1918/KAMERADSCHAFT – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1930-1 GERMANY PABST, GEORG W DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £24.99
‘Westfront 1918’ (1930) four German infantrymen suffer the hardships and insanity of trench warfare in the First World War. ‘Kameradschaft’ (1931), is set in 1919, a team of German miners risk their lives to save a group of French miners trapped underground in a mining explosion.

NEW ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD

L’ALBERO DEGLI ZOCCOLI /TREE OF WOODEN CLOGS (12) 1978 ITALY OLMI, ERMANNO DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY £24.99
Palme d’Or winning Neorealist film about 19th Century peasants struggle for survival through the cycle of seasons and the cycle of life. The backbreaking work, the loves, marriages, births and deaths, the blind belief in faith and superstition.
BOCCACCIO ’70 (12) 1962 ITALY DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Collection of four short stories, each directed by one of Italy’s most famous directors, focusing on women taking back control of their lives.
EUROCRIME! THE ITALIAN COP AND GANGSTER FILMS THAT RULED THE ’70S (18) 2012 MALLOY, MIKE £12.99
Documentary exploring the violent Italian crime films of the 1970s. Actors from the films talk about the infamous productions including the problems they faced due to rushed shooting schedules, dangerous stunts and brutal action sequences. They also share their view of the violence prevalent in Italian society during the decade which the genre of films sought to represent.
FAI BEI SOGNI/SWEET DREAMS (12A) 2016 ITALY BELLOCCHIO, MARCO £19.99
Adapted from Massimo Gramellini’s novel, middle-aged reporter Massimowho is still troubled mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother when he was a child. He now needs to confront his traumatic past
IERI OGGI DOMANI/YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (15) 1967 ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO DVD – £13.99 BLU RAY £17.99
Portmanteau comedy which features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.
L’INNOCENTE (15) ITALY 1976 VISCONTI, LUCHINO £15.99
Luchino Visconti’s last film is a costume drama set in the 1890s and based on a novella by Gabrielle d’Annunzio about the chauvinistic aristocratic, Tullio Hermil. Tullio flaunts his mistress to his wife but is shaken to his core when he discovers his wife is having an affair.
MATRIMONIO ALL’ITALIANA/MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE (15) 1964 ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO DVD – £13.99 BLU RAY £17.99
Oscar nomination comedy in which rich married Domenico promises his dying mistress, Filumena (played by Sophia Loren), that he will marry her if she survives. She survives and holds him to his promise. Once married Filumena moves her three grown sons into their marital home. Finally she has become master of the house.
NÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST (15) 2015 ITALY PIVETTI. VERONICA £15.99
A bullying incident at school forces 16-year-old Rocco Bordin (Andrea Amato) to come out to his liberal middle-class parents, who find it hard to come to terms with the news.
TENEBRAE (18) 1982 ITALY ARGENTO, DARIO DVD £12.99 BLU RAY £19.99
American writer Peter Neal is in Rome on a book promotion tour, when he finds himself stalked by a serial killer. The killer has embarked on a terrifying murder spree, leaving the victims with a copy of Neal’s book at the crime scene

NEW SPANISH/PORTUGUESE CINEMA ON DVD

AQUARIUS (18) 2016 BRAZIL FILHO, KLEBER MENDONCA IN PORTUGUESE DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
65-year-old retired music critic, Clara, lives in the Aquarius apartment building in Recife. When she refuses to sell her apartment to property developers, the developer harass Clara and she in turn hardens her stance and takes matters into her own hands.
ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW (15) 2015 BRAZIL LIMA JR. ,WALTER IN PORTUGUESE £10.99
Thriller set in 1930s Brazil based on Henry James’ s classic mystery novel “The Turn of the Screw. Laura is hired as a tutor for two orphaned children living on a coffee farm, however Laura begins to feel that the children are under the evil influences of hostile spirits.
DE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL (18) 2015 SPAIN SEBASTIÁN, SONIA £15.99
Delicious camp comedy telenovela based on the successful online Spanish TV series. After living for nine years in Miami, Inés return home to Madrid and turns up at her ex Verónica’s house and faces up to her past mistakes, like leaving her pregnant girlfriend Verónica at the altar.
EL PASTOR/THE SHEPHERD (15) 2006 SPAIN BURLEY, JONATHAN CENZUAL £15.99
A psychological drama and a parable of corporate greed, in which middle-aged shepherd refused to sell his land to a property developer, much to the annoyance of this neighbours.
EL SUR (PG) 1983 SPAIN ERICE, VICTOR DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on Adelaida García Morales’s short story about eight-year-old Estrella who lives in northern, post-war Spain, but is fascinated with the south of Spain where her mysterious father Agustín used to live.
ESTEROS (15) 2016 ARENTINA CUROTTO, PAPU £15.99
Matias and Jeronimo have know each other since childhood and have developed feels for each other. However Matias’s father accept a job in Brazil to break up their relationship. Ten years later Matías, along with his girlfriend, return to Argentina. On meeting his old friend Jerónimo, the two men still find they have passionate feelings for one another.
NERUDA (15) 2016 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
Set in Santiago in 1948, Gael García Bernal plays inspector Oscar Peluchonneau, who is looking to arrest the poet Pablo Neruda for denouncing the Chilean government. However on meeting Peluchonneau, Neruda strikes up an unexpected friendship with the inspector, inspiring Neruda to pen a collection of poems.
EL OLIVO/OLIVE TREE (15) 2016 SPAIN BOLLAÍN, ICÍAR DUAL FORMAT EDITION £17.99
To help her ailing and melancholic grandfather, Ramón, 20-year-old Alma embarks on a quest to recover a 2,000-year-old olive tree that the family sold against the grandfathers wishes.

Alma tracks the tree to the Lobby of an energy company in the German city of Düsseldorf and with the help of friends and grassroots activist she hatches a plans to return the tree to its rightful home.
SÉ QUIÉN ERES 1/I KNOW WHO YOU ARE: SEASON 1 (15) 2017 SPAIN £24.99
16 part series in which prestigious lawyer Juan is injured in a serious car accident, with subsequent memory loss. However, when traces of blood belonging to Juan’s missing niece are discovered in the wreckage, the police begin to suspect Juan could be responsible for her murder.
UIO: SÁCAME A PASEAR/TAKE ME FOR A RIDE (15) 2016 ECUADOR RUEDA, MICAELA £15.99
Teenager Sara is in her final year of high school but has never managed to fit in with her classmates and remains an outsider to most of her peers, but that all changes when she meets Andrea. They instantly bond which quickly escalates into a passionate romance.
UN TANGO MÁS/OUR LAST TANGO (15) 2015 ARGENTINA KRAL, GERMAN £15.99
German Kral’s documentary tells the story of legendary tango dancers María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes. The couple met as teenagers and went on to dance the tango together for almost 50 years.
VIS A VIS/LOCKED UP: SERIES 1 (15) 2014 SPAIN £34.99
All eleven episodes from the Spanish drama set in a women’s prison.
ZIPI Y ZAPE Y EL CLUB DE LA CANICA/ZIP & ZAP AND THE MARBLE GANG (PG) 2013 SPAIN SANTOS, OSKAR £19.99
Adventure comedy adapted from the comic by José Escobar Saliente. Twins Zipi and Zape are punished for their bad behaviour and sent to a summer boarding school.

Fed up of their new surroundings, the twins join forces with friends Filo and Micro to form a resistance group called the Marble Gang and vow to fight back against their ruthless headmaster.

NEW EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA ON DVD

BATTLE FOR MOSCOW (12) 2016 RUSSIA DRUZHININ,K/SHALOPA, A £15.99
Set in 1941 a group of Soviet soldiers as they put their lives on the line to protect the city of Moscow from advancing Nazi forces.
GUARDIANS (12) 2017 RUSSIA ANDREASYAN, SARIK £9.99
Adventure film set during the Cold War, a group of superheroes known as the Patriots are put together to change the DNA of selected people to give them the powers to defend themselves against supernatural threats.
THE ICEBREAKER (15) 2016 RUSSIA KHOMERIKI, NIKOLAY £17.99
Action adventure based on true events about the icebreaker Mikhail Gromov which becomes trapped in the thick ice of the Antarctic Ocean.
MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA AND OTHER WORKS (E) RUSSIA 1929 B/W   DZIGA  VERTOV     BLU RAY ONLY – 4 DISCS  –  £19.99
The film catalogues a day in the life of a  modern Soviet city using many cinematic effects. Four disc set also includes Kino Eye (1924), Kino Pravada No. 21 (1925), Enthusiasm and (1931) and Three Songs About Lenin (1934).
MY 20TH CENTURY (15) HUNGARY 1989 ENYEDI, ILDIKÓ £12.99
Comedy drama about identical twin sisters Dóra and Lili who are adopted by two different families following the death of their mother. Years later Lili, a revolutionary planing a assassination, meets Z who then also comes across the other estranged twin.
THE STUDENT (15) 2016 RUSSIA SEREBRENNIKOV, KIRILL £15.99
Troubled teenager and devout Christian convinces his conservative school principal to included creationism in biology lessons to the chagrin of the atheist teacher Elena.
YOU CAN’T ESCAPE LITHUANIA (18) 2016 LITHUANIAN ZABARAUSKAS, ROMAS £15.99
Actress, Indre murders her mother and filmmaker Romas and his boyfriend Carlos will help her flee the country, but only on the condition that they film the escape to make an improvised experimental film.

NEW SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA ON DVD

1941 AMBUSH (15) 1999 FILAND SAARELA, OLLI £9.99
WWII drama based on a book written by Antti Tuuri. Lieutenant Eero Perkola is sent on a reconnaissance mission into Russian Karelia, when news reaches him that his fiancée might be dead. This leads Eero to take reckless risks with himself and his platoon.
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON ONE (18) DENMARK £18.99
Recently divorce crime reporter Dicte Svendsen personal life is in a mess and to compensate she immerses herself by investigating political corruption and organised crime.
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASON TWO (18) DENMARK £24.99
Second series featuring crime reporter Dicte Svendsen
DICTE – CRIME REPORTER: SEASONS ONE AND TWO (18) 2014 DENMARK £39.99
All 20 episodes from the first two series of the Danish crime drama
KLOWN (18) 2010 DENMARK NØRGAARD, MIKKEL £15.99
Feature-length spin-off of the Danish comedy series. To prove his parenting skills to his girlfriend Frank, along with his friend Casper, takes his 12-year-old nephew along for a canoeing weekend. However Casper is more concerned about meeting women and having a good time than canoeing.
THE LEGACY 3 (15) 2015 DENMARK DVD – £23.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
All nine episodes from the third season of the Danish domestic drama.
OTHER SIDE OF HOPE (12) 2017 FINLAND KAURISMÄKI, AKI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Comedy drama about Syrian asylum seeker Khaled looking for work and travelling salesman Wikström who has won a restaurant in a game of poker who wants to help Khaled.
MIDNIGHT SUN (15) 2016 SWEDEN £29.99
All eight episodes from the Swedish crime drama. French detective Kahina Zadi travels from Paris a remote mining community in northern Sweden, to investigate the murder by a serial killer of a French citizen.
MY LIFE AS A DOG (PG) SWEDEN 1985HALLSTROM, LASSE DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY £19.99
Based on the novel by Reidar Jonsson, the film follows troubled 12-year-old Ingemar growing up in 1950’s Sweden.
A ROYAL AFFAIR (15) 2016 DENMARK ARCEL, NIKOLAJ DVD – £15.9 BLU RAY – £19.99
Young physician to the psychologically unstable King Frederik of Denmark begins to dominate the court. He wins the affections of the young Queen and becomes involved in state affairs to promote enlightenment, implementing freedom of the press and of expression, abolishing torture and serfdom, reforming the school system and curtailing the privileges of the aristocracy.
VALKYRIEN (15) 2017 NORWAY £24.99
After a doctor finds the treatment for his terminally ill wife is withdraw, the doctor opens his own illegal clinic below the underground station Valkyrien. Here he treats criminals and immigrants, hoping to make enough money to keep treating his wife.

NEW CHINESE CINEMA ON DVD

DAUGHTER OF THE NILE – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (15) 1987 TAIWAN HOU, HSIAO-HSIEN IN MANDARIN DUAL FORMAT EDITION £17.99
Set in 1980s Taipei, Lin works in KFC during the day, attends night classes and is obsessing with local gigolo Ah-sang, while keeping her younger siblings in check. To escape her troubles, Lin escapes to a fantasy world where she imagines herself as the title character from her favourite manga series – ‘Daughter of the Nile’.
IP MAN: THE FINAL FIGHT (15) 2013 CHINA YAU, HERMAN IN CANTONESE £14.99
Master Ip Man (Chau-Sang) returns to Hong Kong. Soon his new friend ask him to help sort out various problems.
THE SPRING RIVER FLOWS EAST (U) 1947 CHINA CHUSHENG,C/ZHENG, J IN MANDARIN £19.99
Two part film set during the Japanese occupation of China. Part one covers the early life and marriage of working-class couple, Sufen and Zhang Zhongliang and his flight to Chungkin. In the second part Zhang Zhongliang’s return to Shanhai, now married into a wealthy bourgeois family whom Sufenis is forced to for work as a maid.

JAPANESE CINEMA TITLES ON DVD

ANTHEM OF THE HEART (12) 2015 JAPAN NAGAI, TATSUYUK £19.99
Animated feature set in the city of Chichibu, Jun Naruse has been cursed to live a life of silence after a fairy closes her mouth following her parents’ divorce.
BOY AND THE BEAST (12) 2015 JAPAN HOSODA, MAMORU DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Animated adventure about nine-year-old orphan Kyuta who discovers a mysterious passageway that leads to the land of beasts.
MASSACRE GUN (15) 1967 JAPAN HASEBE , YASUHARU £12.99
After being forced to kill his lover, hitman Kuroda turns on his crime bosses.
THE MOURNING FOREST – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (12) 2007 JAPAN KAWASE, NAOMI DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Young nurse Machiko, who works in a nursing and is grieving over the death of her child. At the home she strikes up a close bond with elderly dementia suffering man and they take a trip out into the countryside together when their car breaks down in a forest. Stranded the two embark upon an unexpected journey through memories and grief, fueled by their strange surroundings.
NEW BATTLES WITHOUT HONOUR AND HUMANITY: THE COMPLETE TRILOGY (18) JAPAN FUKASAKU, KINJI DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £59.99
Triple bill of crime films featuring New Battles Without Honour and Humanity (1974), Head of the Boss (1975) and Last Days of the Boss (1976)
OCEAN WAVES (PG) 1993 JAPAN MOCHIZUKI, TOMOMI DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY – £24.99
Ghibli studio animated film based on the novel by Saeko Himuro. Taku is travelling to his hometown for his high school reunion. During the trip, he recalls the memories of this school days.
THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (15) 1953 JAPAN STERNBERG , JOSEF VON DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
A group of Second World War Japanese sailors are shipwrecked and stranded on the isolated island of Anatahan. The only inhabitants are the manager of an abandoned plantation and an attractive young Japanese woman.

Stranded for seven years discipline and rationality slowly breaks down and a power struggle for control of the island and the sole woman develops

OTHER WORLD CINEMA TITLES ON DVD

AGE OF SHADOWS (15) 2016 KOREA JEE-WOON, KIM £19.99
Thriller set in 1920s Seoul, the film follows Korean-born Japanese agent Lee Jeong-chool as he attempts to uncover members of the Korean resistance.
ASURA: THE CITY OF MADNESS (18) 2016 KOREA SUNG-SU, KIM £19.99
Detective Do-kyung Han has an sick wife and takes bribes from the corrupt city mayor to pay for her medical treatment. However, as the mayor comes under investigation, Han needs to stay on step ahead of the investigators.
BORDER (12) 2013 SYRIA/ITALY CREMONINI, ALESSIO IN ARABIC £9.99
Independent Arabic-language drama, which cast first-time Syrian born actors Sara El Debuch and Dana Keilani, as two devout Muslims sister living in Syria and who are forced to flee to Turkey with the aid of a friend.
BLACK 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.
CLASH (15) 2016 EGYPT DIAB, MOHAMED DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Set entirely in the back of a police van which is transferring demonstrators and journalists from different political and social backgrounds through the streets of Cairo while the city is in turmoil as the civil war unfolding around them. As they transverse the city the occupants of the van begin to clash as their political and religious beliefs become known.
HANDMAIDEN (18) 2016 KOREA PARK, CHAN-WOOK £15.99
Adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel ‘Fingersmith’ and set in 1930s Korea under Japanese colonial rule. Orphaned pickpocket Sook-hee is hired by a con artist posing as Japanese Count Fujiwara to act as the handmaiden of heiress Lady Hideko in a ploy to rob her of her wealth.
HEADSHOT (18) 2016 INDONESIA STAMBOEL,K/TJAHJANTO,T DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99 Severely injured assassin Ishmael washes up on the beach of a small Indonesian island and is cared for by local medical student Ailin. However will Ishmael recover on time before gangster Mr Lee discovers his whereabouts?
INVERSION (PG) 2016 IRAN BEHZADI, BEHNAM £15.99
With air pollution becoming so bad in Tehran, Niloofar and her elderly mother are advised to leave the city on health grounds. However Niloofar is reluctant to leave the city where she has a successful tailoring business and a budding romantic relationship. Will she decide to stay in the city or succumb to her family’s wishes and move away with her ailing mother?

NEW DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

A GOOD DAY TO DIE (E) 2016 £13.99
Film about British war photographer Jason P. Howe, from capturing images of the Colombian conflict between FARC guerrilla fighters as well as photographing front line British troops in Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan, before he was banned from the front line by the British Ministry of Defence.
BRIAN WILSON: THE SECOND WAVE – AFTER THE SURF (E) 2017
The film focussing on the career of Brian Wilson from the 1970s onwards.
DRIES (E) 2017 HOLZEMER, REINER £15.99
Documentary about the life and career of Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten. Rarely in the spotlight he has risen to become one of the titans of the fashion world thanks to his championing of cerebral and eccentric styles.
EUROCRIME! THE ITALIAN COP AND GANGSTER FILMS THAT RULED THE ’70S (18) 2012 MALLOY, MIKE £12.99
Documentary exploring the violent Italian crime films of the 1970s. Actors from the films talk about the infamous productions including the problems they faced due to rushed shooting schedules, dangerous stunts and brutal action sequences. They also share their view of the violence prevalent in Italian society during the decade which the genre of films sought to represent.
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY: THE ART FILMS OF JAMES SCOTT (15) 1984 £22.99
Collection of films by the multi-talented film-maker and artist James Scott. From experimental art documentaries on key figures of the 1960s to avant-garde political films and an Academy Award-winning short film. The collection includes: ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’ (1984), ‘The Great Ice Cream Robbery’ (1971), ‘Love’s Presentation’ (1966), ‘Living Artists: R B Kitaj’ (1967), ‘Richard Hamilton’ (1969) and ‘Chance, History, Art…’ (1980).
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (12) 2017 PECK, RAOUL £13.99
US race relations as seen through the eyes of African American writer and social critic James Baldwin. Features interviews with the writer as he discusses the issue of racism in America and influential civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
JOANNA LUMLEY’S INDIA (12) 2017 £19.99
ITV travel series following Joanna Lumley as she explores the country of her birth.
PUBLIC INFORMATION FILMS OF THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 1939-1945 (E) £24.99
Ministry of Information films designed to encouraging a greater effort from the Home Front.
RISK (15) 2016 POITRAS, LAURA £15.99
The film examines the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and how he came to be an internationally notorious figure.
THE SEASONS IN QUINCY – FOUR PORTRAITS OF JOHN BERGER (12A) 2016 £15.99
Split into four segments, directed by Bartek Dziadosz, Christopher Roth, Colin MacCabe and Tilda Swinton respectively, the film explores various aspects of Berger’s life.
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK (TBA) 2016 CLAY, BARNEY £12.99
Film about photographer Mick Rock, who charted the rock and roll legends such as Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Queen, as well as personal photographer to David Bowie.
WATCHMAKER’S APPRENTICE (E) 2015 ARMSTRONG, DAVID £17.99
Documentary about renowned watchmakers Dr. George Daniels and Roger Smith. The story tells of Dr. George Daniels’ journey from Dickensian poverty to becoming one of the finest watchmakers of his time. His fame led young watchmaker Roger Smith to seek him out, hoping to learn the craft under the guidance of Daniels.
WILLIAMS (15) 2017 MATTHEWS, MORGAN £15.99
Documentary focussing on the Williams Formula One team and its founder Sir Frank Williams.

NEW LITERATURE ON DVD

A MONSTER CALLS (15) 2016 BAYONA,J.A. £19.99
Based on the bestselling fantasy novel by Siobhan Dowd and Patrick Ness. Conor’s is beset by dreams sine his mun fell ill. However one night he wakes from his dreams to find a visitor at his window. The visitor is an ancient tree monster which helps Conor face his problems.
AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016 MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
Based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
BARNABY RUDGE (PG) UK 1960 (5019322696605) £19.99
All 13 episodes of the BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
BLEAK HOUSE (U) UK 1959 (5019322675365) £19.99
Diana Fairfax and Colin Jeavons star in this BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
CYMBELINE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (12A) 2016 STILL, MELLY £17.99
Live performance of Shakespeare’s romance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
THE ENDLESS SUMMER (E) 1966 BROWN, BRUCE £15.99
Film-maker Bruce Brown follows two surfers around the world as they search for the perfect wave.
ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE (15) 1969 HICKOX, DOUGLAS £17.99
Adaptation of the risqué play by Joe Orton. Kath (Beryl Reid) and Ed (Harry Andrews) are a lonely middle-aged brother and sister who live together. When Kath meets Mr Sloane (Peter McEnery) and falls for his charms, she invites him to become a lodger, where Kath and Ed rival for Sloane’s affections.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) 1967
Ten episode adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
LADY MACBETH (15) 2016 UK OLDROYD, WILLIAM DVD – £13.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Adapted from Nikolai Leskov’s novel. Set in the remote English countryside, unhappy teenage bride Katherine is forced to marry shady mining boss, but she finds an escape in the form of servant Sebastian.
LOOT (15) 1970 NARIZZANO, SILVIO £17.99
British comedy adapted from the play by Joe Orton. Two bank robbers, Dennis (Hywel Bennett) and Hal (Roy Holder), are on the run from the police after a successful heist. Needing somewhere to hide the loot, they turn to a funeral parlour where they can stash the cash in Hal’s recently-deceased mother’s coffin.
OLIVER TWIST (PG) UK 19562 (5019322696612) £19.99
Bruce Prochnik stars in this BBC adaptation.

 

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NEW FRENCH  DVD RELEASES

À TROIS ON Y VA/ALL ABOUT THEM (18) FRANCE 2015 BONNELL, JÉRÔME £15.99
Twenty-something couple are both are cheating on each another, but neither is aware that they are doing it with the same person.
THE BUREAU: SEASON 1 (15) 2015 FRANCE ROCHANT, ERIC £19.99
French political drama. Intelligence officer Guillaume, is now back in Paris from Syria and needs to reconnect with his estranged daughter and ex-wife, adjust to life back at home, train an new recruit and work on the case of a missing undercover agent in Algeria.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A) CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH £17.99
Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War. Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
LE DERNIER DIAMANT/LAST DIAMOND (15) 2014 FRANCE BARBIER, ERIC £15.99
Professional safecracker played by Yvan Attal and Bérénice Bejo, are persuaded to do none more job stealing the 137-carat Florentine diamond.
L’ÉCONOMIE DU COUPLE/AFTER LOVE (12A) 2016 FRANCE LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £15.99
After 15 years of being marriage with two children, Marie and Boris decide to divorce. However Boris won’t leave their shared home as he tries to hold on to what he has already lost.
FRANCOFONIA (12A) 2015 FRANCE SOKUROV. ALEKSANDR DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
The film looks at the history of the Louvre, from its construction, to the Renaissance to the Nazi’s occupation of Paris.
LA FILLE INCONNUE/UNKNOWN GIRL (15) 2016 FRANCE DARDENNE, LUC & JEAN-PIERRE DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Dr. Jenny Davin refuses a patient treatment, however when the patient is found dead the next day, the Police become involved looking for useful information. Dr Devan feels guilty about ignoring the woman’s pleas the night before and takes it upon herself to find out more about the woman in question.
LES HOMMES DE L’OMBRE/SPIN: SERIES 1 AND 2 (15) FRANCE 2016 £29.99
French political drama about a former spin doctor helping a candidate beating Prime Minister in the upcoming presidential election.
JOURS DE FRANCE/FOUR DAYS IN FRANCE (15) 2016 FRANCE REYBAUD, JÉRÔME £15.99
Pierre suddenly decides to leaves everything behind to travel aimlessly through France, letting himself be guided by the people and landscapes he encounters.
JUSTE LA FIN DU MONDE/IT’S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD (15) CANADA 2016 DOLAN, XAVIER DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the play by Jean-Luc Lagarce a writer returns to his hometown, planning on announcing his impending death to his family.
MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE (12) 2016 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS £15.99
Irreplaceable country doctor Jean-Pierre Werner becomes ill and a young doctor, Natalie, comes from the city to help him. But can she adapt to this new life and be able to replace such a respected doctor.
PHANTOM BOY (PG) 2016 FRANCE ALAIN GAGNOL,A/FELICIOLI, J-L £19.99
Animated film about young cancer patient who’s treatment gives him the ability to leave his body and float around New York City as a spirit.
LES RAISINS DE LA MORT /GRAPES OF DEATH (18) 1978 FRANCE ROLLIN, JEAN £12.99
A young woman is stranded in a remote village, whose population has become infected by a deadly zombie virus.
RÉPARER LES VIVANTS /HEAL THE LIVING (TBA) FRANCE 2015 QUILLÉVÉRÉ, KATELL DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the acclaimed novel Maylis de Kerangal. The death of a young surfers gives hope to a 50-year-old mother awaiting a heart transplant in this remarkable ensemble drama.
UNE CHANCE DE TROP/ NO SECOND CHANCE: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2016 FRANCE £19.99
Based on the novel by Harlan Coben, this thriller is about a woman who must decide how far she will go for vengeance.
LES VACANCES DU PETIT NICOLAS/NICOLAS ON HOLIDAY (PG) 2014 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT £17.99
French family comedy based on the 1950s comics by René Goscinny. On a summer seaside holiday with his parents and grandmother Nicolas quickly makes friends and new adventures.

NEW GERMAN/DUTCH DVD RELEASES

ALOYS (12) 2016 SWITZERLAND NÖLLE, TOBIAS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Private investigator Aloys experiences life at a safe distance through watching surveillance tapes. But when his father dies, he is left on his own and his sheltered existence begins to fall apart until a mystery women opens up a new world to Aloys which may help him to break out of his isolated world.
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH, KASPAR £15.99
In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann hangs in the balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team.
THE INTERROGATION (15) 2016 GERMANY PERY, EREZ £15.99
Warsaw in 1946 Nazi commander Rudolf Höss awaits trial and a Polish judge is sent to interrogate him about his involvement in the Holocaust.
KATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTRIA HÄNDL, KLAUS £15.99
Couple Andreas and Stefan live happily in Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and unexplainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair’s relationship apart.
VARIETÉ – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (PG) 1925 GERMANY DUPONT, E.A. DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Boss Huller (Emil Jannings) tells his story from prison about how he and his lover Bertha-Marie become famous trapeze artists. However at the height of their fame legendary trapeze artist Artinelli seduces Berta-Marie .

NEW ITALIAN DVD RELEASES

L’ATTESA/THE WAIT (12) 2015 ITALY MESSINA, PIERO £19.99
Anna is living in a villa in Sicily when her son Giuseppe’s girlfriend, Jeanne, shows up and the two women bond while they wait for Giuseppe to arrive. However, Anna is hiding a secret about her son’s whereabouts.
LADRI DI BICICLETTE/BICYCLE THIEVES (U) 1948 ITALY SICA, VITTORIO DE £15.99
Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it.
NÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST (15) 2015 ITALY PIVETTI. VERONICA £15.99
A bullying incident at school forces 16-year-old Rocco Bordin (Andrea Amato) to come out to his parents liberal middle-class parents, who find it hard to come to terms with the news. Luckily Rocco’s close friends stand by him and join him in running away from home see their favourite singer in concert in this comedy drama.

NEW SPANISH/PORTUGUESE DVD RELEASES

COMO UNA NOVIA SIN SEXO /BROMANCE (15) 2016 ARGENTINA SANTA ANA, LUCAS £15.99
1996 and four teenage friends are on a camping trip in a remote part of Argentina. Juli, the only girl in the group, notices that the boys seem to have a closer relationship than what she would consider ‘normal’. A trip that began as a simple fun getaway now forces the them all to confront their sexuality.
DE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL (18) 2015 SPAIN SEBASTIÁN, SONIA £15.99
Delicious camp comedy telenovela based on the successful online Spanish TV series. After living for nine years in Miami, Inés return home to Madrid and turns up at her ex Verónica’s house, where a party is in full swing. Now is the time for Inés to face up to her past mistakes, like leaving her pregnant girlfriend Verónica at the altar.
EL DÍA TRAJO LA OSCURIDAD/DARKNESS BY DAY (15) 2013 ARGENTINA DE SALVO, MARTIN £12.99
Horror film set in a Argentinian village plagued by an outbreak of rabies.
EL SUR (PG) 1983 SPAIN ERICE, VICTOR DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on Adelaida García Morales’s short story about eight-year-old Estrella who lives in northern, post-war Spain, but is fascinated with the south of Spain where her mysterious father Agustín used to live.
ENTRE TINIEBLAS/DARK HABITS (15) 1983 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Pedro Almodovar’s deadpan comedy set in a convent.
LA FLOR DE MI SECRETO/FLOWER OF MY SECRET (15) 1995 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
A mixture of melodrama and comedy.
JULIETA (15) 2016 SPAIN ALMODÓVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99
Told over 30 years and based on Alice Munro’s short stories ‘Chance’, ‘Soon’ and ‘Silence. Recently bereaved, 55 year old teacher, Julieta, writes a long letter to her estranged daughter Antía, explaining the secrets she has kept from her and then sets out to mend their fractured relationship.
KIKA (18) 1994 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Kika, a make-up artist is involved in a web of intrigue.
LABERINTO DE PASIONES /LABYRINTH OF PASSION (18) 1982 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Overlapping stories of Sexilia the pop star, Riza the gay son of an emperor and a whole host of eccentric characters.
LA LEY DEL DESEO/LAW OF DESIRE (18) 1987 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Outrageous tale of lust, passion and jealously.
MUJERES AL BORDE DE UN ATAQUE DE NERVIOS/WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (15) 1988 SPAIN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
A highly stylised and frantic comedy.
NUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE (15) CHILE 2016 ANWANDTER, ALEX £15.99
Film by the directorial debut of electropo star Alex Anwandter, which depicts the days before and after a homophobic hate crime. Dance student Pablo is in a coma after the attack and his father Juan faced with getting over the ordeal whilst paying his mounting medical bills.
POESÍA SIN FIN/ENDLESS POETRY (15) 2016 CHILE JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Autobiographical drama which follows Jodorowsky from his teenage years and his desire to become a poet despite the objections of his oppressive father.
¿QUÉ HE HECHO YO PARA MERECER ESTO!/WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS? (18) 1984 SPAIN DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Bizarre but liberating comic exploration of a woman in modern Spain.
TAEKWONDO (18) 2016 ARGENTINA BERGER, M/FARINA, M
Fernando (Lucas Papa) invites a gym buddy German (Gabriel Epstein) to join a group of his male friends for a relaxing, summer getaway without their respective girlfriends. However German is infatuated with Fernando questions how long he can or should conceal his true self.

NEW EASTERN EUROPEAN DVD RELEASES

BUTCHER 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.
EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO (18) 2015 GREENAWAY, PETER DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Set in Mexico in 1931 during the filming of ‘Que Viva Mexico!, the drama looks at Soviet film-maker Sergei Eisenstein relationship with young actor Jorge Palomino y Cañedo.
GRADUATION (15) 2016 ROMANIA MUNGIU, CRISTIAN DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Bright 18 year old student Eliza lives in a remote town in Transylvania. On the day before she is to sit her final exam to get a place at a prestigious British university, she is assaulted by a strange man near her school and loses her confidence. Her father, a doctor, must go against his principles and call in all the favours to help is daughter pass her exam.
LAST 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.
THE STUDENT (15) 2016 RUSSIA SEREBRENNIKOV, KIRILL £15.99
Troubled teenager and devout Christian convinces his conservative school principal to included creationism in biology lessons to the chagrin of the atheist teacher Elena.
UNITED 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.
TWO WOMEN (U) 2014 RUSSIAN GLAGOLEVA, VERA £15.99
Adaptation of Ivan Turgenev’s play. Rich married Natalya laments losing her allure as middle age approaches and finds herself increasingly jealous of her adopted daughter Vera youthful beauty.

NEW SCANDINAVIAN DVD RELEASES

THE IDEALIST (12) 2014 DENMARK ROSENDAHL CHRISTINA £15.99
Thriller about investigative journalist Poul as he attempts to uncover the truth behind a nuclear accident in Greenland in 1968.
WHAT WE BECOME (15) 2015 DENMARK MIKKELSEN, BO £17.99
Gustav and his family are quarantined in the affluent suburb of Copenhagen, unaware that a mysterious virus has unleashed an army of Zombies.

NEW MIDDLE EASTERN DVD RELEASES

THE SALESMAN (12A) 2016 IRAN FARHADI, ASGHAR DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Asghar Farhadi returns with an Oscar-winning exploration of the potent power of pride, guilt and shame.
THROUGH THE WALL (U) 2016 ISRAEL BURSHTEIN, RAMA £15.99
Heartwarming romantic comedy about an orthodox Jew, Michal,as she desperately searches for a husband after her intended pulls out of marriage
UNDER THE SHADOW (15) 2016 IRAN ANVARI, BABAK £14.99
Iranian horror set in 1980s Tehran where a mother and daughter come to realise that their house has a demonic presence.

NEW CHINESE DVD RELEASES

CALL OF HEROES (15) 2016 CHINA CHAN, B. IN CANTONESE £17.99
Action film set in 1914 after the demise of the Qing dynasty.
THE SPRING RIVER FLOWS EAST (U) 1947 CHINA CHUSHENG,C/ZHENG, J IN MANDARIN £19.99
Set during the Japanese occupation of China, the film is in two parts. The first part o covers the early life and marriage of a young working-class couple, Sufen and Zhang Zhongliang and his flight to Chungkin . In the second part Zhang Zhongliang’s return to Shanhai, now married into a wealthy bourgeois family whom Sufenis forced to work as a maid.

JAPANESE DVD RELEASES

THE BLACK SOCIETY TRILOGY (18) MIIKE, TAKASHI £24.99
Features – ‘Shinjuku Triad Society’ (1995), in which a policeman has to stop a gang war between the Japanese Yakuza and the Taiwanese Dragon’s Claw gang. ‘Rainy Dog’ (1997) follows a Japanese mobster holed up in Taipei working as a hitman for a Triad boss. ‘Ley Lines’ (1999), three boys attracted by the excitement of Tokyo city find themselves caught up in the notorious Shinjuku district and a gangster lifestyle they can’t escape.
BLOOD BLOCKADE BATTLEFRONT (15) 2015 JAPAN MATSUMOTO, RIE £29.99
All 12 episodes of the Japanese anime about monsters that have broken through a portal from their world and are now causing havoc in the city formerly known as New York.
CREEPY – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (15) 2016 JAPAN KUROSAWA, KIYOSHI DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99
A retired detective takes a new job as a criminology lecturer and is convinced by a former colleague to reopen a six-year-old, unsolved case in which three members of the same family disappeared without a trace.

OTHER WORLD CINEMA TITLES ON DVD

BLACK 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.
OPERATION CHROMITE (15) 2016 KOREA LEE, JOHN H. £17.99
1950, U.S General Douglas MacArthur masterminds an operation codenamed ‘Chromite’ which had the potential to tip the scales of the Korean War and relieve the beleaguered South Korean defences.
MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT/INSIANG (PG) 1975/6 PHILIPPINES BROCKA LINO DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £34.99 –
MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT is a fascinating portrait of life in the Filipino capital’s teeming urban jungle, and tells the story of 21 year-old fisherman Julio, who has arrived in the city looking for his girlfriend. Immediately he is robbed of all his money and he drifts through a number of temporary jobs while wandering the city in search of his beloved.

INSIANG tells the story of young Insiag who is raped by her mother’s boyfriend Dado and is treated not much better by her would-be boyfriend, Bebot. Forced to return home she turns the situation upon itself and exacts her revenge.
TRAIN TO BUSAN (15) 2016 YEON, KOREA SANG-HO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Following the outbreak of a deadly virus throughout the country, a high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies. Seok-woo, a divorced city trader, and his young daughter Su-an are on the train battling the Zombies.

NEW DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

ALMOST HOLY (15) 2015 HOOVER, STEVE £15.99
Film follows the activities of Ukrainian Pastor Gennadiy began forcibly kidnapping the homeless children in the night and taking them to his rehabilitation centre. His controversial methods have drawn both admiration and consternation.
ART OF AMERICA (E) 2011 £19.99
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon presents this three-part BBC series in which he examines the history of art in the USA.
BRASILINTIME – BATUCADA COM DISCOS (E) 2006 CROSS, BRIAN £17.99
Feature-length documentary directed by looking at the cultural relationship between Brazilian music and hip-hop
THE COMING WAR ON CHINA (12A) 2016 PILGER, JOHN £14.99
Documentary about a potential nuclear war between the United States of America and China. Pilger makes the case that, though the media are unlikely to tell you so, these two rival powers are on the brink of war.
DANNY SAYS – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DANNY FIELDS (E) 2017 £12.99
Film about Danny Fields, one of the most sought after managers and publicists in the music industry. Credited with discovering bands including The Ramones, The Stooges and MC5.
DE PALMA (15) 2015 BAUMBACH, N/PALTROW, J £19.99
The film explores the five-decade career of renowned filmmaker and screenwriter Brian De Palma.
EXTREMES (E) 1971 KLINGER,T/LYTTON, M £10.99
Documentary about the British counterculture movement in the 1970s.
FRANCOFONIA (12A) 2015 FRANCE SOKUROV. ALEKSANDR DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
The film looks at the history of the Louvre, from its construction, to the Renaissance and the Nazi’s occupation of Paris in World War Two.
GIMME DANGER (15) 2016 JARMUSCH, JIM £15.99
Featuring archive performance footage and personal interviews, recounting the life and story of The Stooges and their larger than life singer Iggy Pop.
HARRY BENSON – SHOOT FIRST (E) 2017 £12.99
Documentary about the Scottish photographer who made a name for himself after he accompanied The Beatles on their tour of America in 1964.
IN THE HOUR OF VICTORY (15) 2012 SPURLING, L/KIRKPATRICK, A £15.99
Second World War documentary drama. The film retells the story of Bermudian soldier Major Toby Smith (Benjamin Beasley), who died during the Battle of Overloon in the Netherlands, from his own letters that he sent back to his family in Bermuda from the battlefields of Europe.
LIFE, ANIMATED (PG) 2016 WILLIAMS, ROGER ROSS £15.99
Documentary about the Suskind family who connected with their autistic son Owen through his love of Disney films.
LOUDER THAN LOVE: THE GRANDE BALLROOM STORY (E) 2016 £12.99
The story of Detroit’s Grande Ballroom where in the 1960s bands like Love, Led Zeppelin, Iggy and the Stooges and MC5 played.
MO FARAH: NO EASY MILE (E) 2016 PEARLMAN, JOE £19.99
Film follows athlete Mo Farah as he prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
THE PLANTAGENETS (E) 2017 £14.99
Professor Robert Bartlett presents this documentary about England’s longest reigning royal dynasty the Plantagenets.
SIX WIVES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (E) 2016 £19.99
Historian Lucy Worsley examines the influence of Henry VIII’s wives in the Tudor court. The programme combines Lucy’s historical commentary with dramatic re-enactments to tell the story of Henry and his six wives and how they each exerted their influence over the King.
SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME/PHILIP AND HIS SEVEN WIVES (E) 2005 ISAACS, MARC £12.99
‘Someday My Prince Will Come’ (2005) follows a young girl and her cousin as they share memories from their childhood and their future prospects in a small coastal town. ‘Philip and His Seven Wives’ (2005) an ex-rabbi believes he has communicated directly with God and is attempting to build a new godly family in his quiet suburb.
SONITA (PG) 2015 GHAEMMAGHAMI, ROKHSAREH £15.99
Documentary focusing on Afghan refugee Sonita Alizadeh, who dreams of one day becoming a successful rapper. The film follows Sonita, who lives apart from her family in Iran, as she tries to secure a visa that would allow her to pursue an education in America. However, her family are keen to marry her off to procure enough money for their own son’s marriage as soon as possible, forcing Sonita to rebel and keep them in the dark about her true intentions.
SOUNDBREAKING: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E) 2016 CHERMAYEFF, M/DUPRE, J £19.99
Eight-part documentary about the art of producing and recording music. Withj the rapid advancement of recording technology, this documentary features more than 150 interviews with some of the greatest musicians, producers and pioneers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

NEW LITERATURE ON DVD

AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016 MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
Based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
CHI-RAQ (15) 2016 USA LEE, SPIKE £14.99
Satirical musical drama based on the classical Greek comedy ‘Lysistrata’ by Aristophanes but set among gangs in present day Chicago.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A) CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH £17.99
Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War. Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
ETHEL & ERNEST (PG) 216 MAINWOOD, ROGER £19.99
Hand-drawn animation film follows four decades in the lives of an ordinary couple living in London. Based on the autobiographical novel by Raymond Briggs.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15) 2016 TAYLOR, TATE £19.99
Emily Blunt stars in this adaption of Paula Hawkins’ psychological thriller
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (12) 2016 WAITITI, TAIKA £17.99
Sam Neill and Julian Dennison star in this comedy drama based on Barry Crump’s novel ‘Wild Pork and Watercress’.
LITTLE WOMEN: THE COMPLETE SERIES (U) 1970 RUSSELL, PADDY £19.99
BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.
SIX PLAYS BY ALAN BENNETT: THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) £24.99
The set consists of – ‘Me! I’m Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ (1978), ‘Doris and Doreen’ (1978), ‘The Old Crowd’ (1979), ‘One Fine Day’ (1979), ‘Afternoon Off’ (1979) and ‘All Day On the Sands’ (1979).
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS (PG) 2016 LOWTHORPE, PHILIPPA £19.99
Family adventure adapted from Arthur Ransome’s classic novel set in the 1920s.
THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION (15) 2016 £19.99
Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, Billy Howle and Kim Cattrall star in this BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie’s crime story.

NEW BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD

APPLE TREE YARD (15) 2016
British television drama adapted from Louise Doughty’s novel, which star Emily Watson as a married academic whose world is turned upside down when a chance meeting with a stranger leads to a passionate affair.
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 the  anti-colonial movements throughout his life in his native Martinique, as well as Algeria and throughout the  rest of world.
I, DANIEL BLAKE (15) 2016 UK LOACH, KEN £19.99
Set in the North-East of England, 59-year-old joiner and widower Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is forced to stop working and we follow him as he tries to navigate the British benefits system jumping through the bureaucratic hoops system puts in his way.
THE PROUD VALLEY (PG) 1940 UK TENNYSON, PEN £17.99
Paul Robeson plays a African-American seaman who finds work down the mines in a small Welsh village. When the mine closes he helps with the fight to reopening it time to serve the nation’s wartime needs.

NEW CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD

AMERICAN HONEY (15) 2016 ARNOLD, ANDREA £19.99
Disillusioned teenager Star meets charismatic salesman Jake, and joins him as they travel across America selling subscriptions and partying hard.
AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016 MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov (McGregor) whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
ANOMALISA (15) 2015 KAUFMAN, CHARLIE £15.99
Stop-motion animated comedy drama about a motivational speaker in the middle of an existential crisis.
ARRIVAL (12) 2016 VILLENEUVE, DENIS DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
A mysterious alien spaceship land on Earth and a linguistics professor finds herself working with the army to decode the aliens’ communications.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15) 2016 TAYLOR, TATE £19.99
Emily Blunt stars in this adaption of Paula Hawkins’ psychological thriller.
HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT (18) 2014 SAFDIE, BEN AND JOSHUA £15.99
Powerful drama based on the unpublished memoir of actress Arielle Holmes about her life as a heroin addict living on the streets of New York.
HELL OR HIGH WATER (15) 2016 MACKENZIE, DAVID £19.99
Divorced father and his ex-con brother Tanner stage a string of carefully planned bank robberies in a desperate attempt to save their family’s farm.
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (15) 2016 FORD , TOM £19.99
Thriller adapted from Austin Wright’s novel. Years after leaving her first husband, Susan Morrow receives a letter asking her to read the manuscript of his first novel. Although worried that reading the book may unearth unpleasant memories long forgotten, Susan reluctantly begins to read.
PATERSON (15) 2016 JARMUSCH, JIM £19.99
New Jersey bus driver Paterson has a hidden talent for writing poetry. Following the same routine each day, Paterson uses his observations as inspiration for his writing and is reluctant to publish his work as this might change his comfortable world.
SHACKLETON: THE COMPLETE MIN-SERIES (PG) 1983 £19.99
Four-part drama about Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton’s.
THE WARSAW GHETTO (15) 2009 HARRISON, JOHN KENT £12.99
Based on the true story of German nurse and social worker Irena Sendler, who provides aid to Poles in German occupied Poland.
WIENER-DOG (15) 2016 SOLONDZ, TODD £15.99
Comedy following a loveable Dachshund as it travels around the country, changing the lives of a number of very different owners along the way.

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 FRENCH DVDS

LES ANARCHISTES/ANARCHISTS (12) 2015 FRANCE WAJEMAN, ELIE £15.99
Paris 1899, brigadier Jean Albertini (Rahim) infiltrates a group of young, working-class anarchists and becomes romantically attached to Judith (Exarchopoulos) the girlfriend of the anarchists leader.
D’ARDENNEN/THE ARDENNES (15) 2016 BELGIUM PRONT, ROBIN FRENCH & DUTCH £19.99
Kenneth is released after 4 years in prison and goes to stay with his brother Dave, who now is living with Kenneth’s girlfriend and they are expecting a child together. Unsure how his brother will react, Dave can’t bring himself to tell Kenneth the truth.
L’AVENIR /THINGS TO COME (12A) 2016 FRANCE MIA HANSEN-LØVE £15.99
Nathalie, a philosophy teacher, re-evaluates her life after the death of her mother and the breakdown of her marriage.
AVRIL ET LE MONDE TRUQUÉ/APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD (PG) 2012 FRANCE DESMARES, C/EKINCI, F £19.99
Animated adventure set in 1941 in an alternative world . Napoleon V reigns over France while across the globe, scholars and scientist have mysteriously been disappearing for over 70 years depriving humanity of major inventions. Teenager April’s parents are also missing and she goes on a dangerous journey to find them.
BANG GANG (UNE HISTOIRE D’AMOUR MODERNE/ BANG GANG (A MODERN LOVE STORY) (18) 2015 FRANCE HUSSON, EVA £19.99
Cautionary tale which unfolds over a hot summer, as a group of Biarritz teens created their own earthly paradise of total liberation. A French version of Larry Clark’s Kids seen from a female point of view.
BRAQUO SEASON FOUR (15) 2015 MARCHAL, OLIVIER £19.99
All eight episodes from the fourth season of this French police thriller.
LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE CORSINI, CATHERINE £15.99
Set in 1971 Paris, radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine. However when Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN, L’AVENTURE CONTINUE /BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES (PG) 2015 FRANCE DUGUAY,CHRISTIAN £19.99
World War Two has ended and the villagers in the French Alps are rejoicing, however 10-year-old Sébastien learns that his friend Angelina has gone missing and he sets off to save her.
CE QU’ON A/WHAT WE HAVE (15) 2014 CANADA DESMONS, MAXIME £15.99 Leaving a troubled life behind in Paris, gay teacher Maurice Lesmers move to the remote town of North Bay, Ontario and gets a job tutoring 15-year-old Allan, who becomes infatuated with his teacher.
LES CHEVALIERS BLANCS/THE WHITE KNIGHTS (12A) 2015 FRANCE LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £19.99
Inspired by the 2007 Zoe’s Ark scandal in which humanitarian workers abducted more than 100 African children.
CHOCOLAT (12) 2016 FRANCE ZEM, ROSCHDY £19.99
Former slave Rafael Padilla becomes one of the most famous circus stars of the Belle Époque era in France. However, as the pressures of fame begin to take their toll, Padilla struggles with racial discrimination and a gambling addiction.
COSMOS (15) 2015 FRANCE ZULAWSKI, ANDRZEJ DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on a novel by Witold Gombrowicz, a struggling law student arrives at a secluded French guest house to meet up with his friends. However disturbing omens make him worry about his safety.
LES COWBOYS (12) 2015 FRANCE BIDEGAIN, THOMAS £19.99
The Balland family attend a western gathering in eastern France. However when their sixteen-year-old daughter disappears, the father and his young son embark on dangerous search to find her.
DHEEPAN (15) 2015 FRANCE AUDIARD, JACQUES £19.99
Winner of the 2015 Palme d’Or, a former soldier, a young woman and alittle girl pose as a family to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka. They settle in a tough housing estate outside Paris, where, barely knowing each another, they must try and build a new life together.
DISPARUE/DISAPPEARANCE (15) 2015 FRANCE £28.99
All eight episodes from the French drama series starring Francois-Xavier Demaison as Bertrand Molina, a detective sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young teenager at a music festival in Lyon.
ENRAGÉS/RABID DOGS (15) 2015 FRANCE HANNEZO, ÉRIC £14.99
A carefully planned robbery goes horribly wrong and the three robbers highjack a car whose passenger is a sick girl to the way to hospital.
ÉPERDUMENT/DOWN BY LOVE (15) 2016 FRANCE GODEAU, PIERRE £15.99
Based on a true story about a married prison director Jean embark on a passionate love affair with one of the prisons inmates, the much younger Anna.
L’ÉTUDIANTE ET MONSIEUR HENRI /STUDENT AND MISTER HENRI (12) 2015 FRANCE CALBÉRAC, IVAN £19.99
Old Henri makes a deal with young student Constance that she can stay in his house for free for three months if she tries to break up his son Paul’s marriage.
FIVE (15) 2015 FRANCE GOTESMAN, IGOR £19.99
Comedy about five childhood friends who rent an expensive apartment in Paris. After Samuel cannot afford the rent he becomes a drug dealer in a desperate attempt to make some quick cash. However, after running into trouble with rival dealers, Samuel is forced to turn to his friends for help.
THE FRENCH WAY (E) 1972 IN ENGLISH £14.99
A 1972 look at the daily lives of people who live in rural France.
L’HERMINE/COURTED 2015 FRANCE VINCENT, CHRISTIAN £19.99
Recently divorced judge Michel Racine, a man famed for his ruthless reputation, as he presides over the complex case of a man accused of killing his young child. However, Michel’s sullen outlook on life suddenly changes when he is reunited with long-lost love Ditte after she is selected to sit as a juror in the trial.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015 JONES, KENT £15.99
Film-makers come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.
KALINKA (15) 2016 FRANCE GARENQ, VINCENT £19.99
French accountant André (Daniel Auteuil) is struggling for justice following the death of his daughter Kalinka at the hands of her stepfather. After battling for decades, André finally takes the law into his own hands in a desperate attempt to force a retrial in France.
LA LOI DU MARCHÉ /MEASURE OF A MAN (PG) 2015 FRANCE BRIZÉ, STÉPHANE £15.99
Struggling unemployed 51 year old manual worker Thierry is finding it hard to get by. However when he lands a job as security guard monitoring a supermarkets CCTV system, he is not sure he likes the idea of arresting fellow desperate citizens who are trying to make ends meet.
LUC AND JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE: THE EARLY WORKS (TBA) 1992 BELGIUM IN FRENCH £19.99
Double bill features – Falsch (1987) The sole Holocaust survivor of a Jewish family returns to Berlin 40 years after he left and comes face to face with the Ghosts of the Falsch family. ‘Je Pense à Vous’ (1992) follows the life of proud steelworker Fabrice (Robin Renucci) who is unable to cope with the closure of the factory he worked in.
MAIGRET: SERIES ONE (15) 1982 FRANCE £19.99
Six episodes in which detective Jules Maigret (Bruno Cremer) solves a number of complex cases in his unique, unhurried style.
MARYLAND/DISORDER (15) 2015 FRANCE WINOCOUR, ALICE £17.99
On his return home, Afghanistan veteran Vincent suffers with post-traumatic stress disorder . Getting a job as bodyguard for a dubious businessman’s wife, he becomes convinced that the woman he is protecting is in danger from a strange outside threat.
MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE (12) 2016 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS £15.99
Irreplaceable country doctor Jean-Pierre becomes ill and a young doctor, Natalie, comes from the city to help him. But can she adapt to this new life and be able to replace such a respected doctor?
MON ROI (15) 20156 MAÏWENN FRANCE
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
While recovering from a skiing accident in a rehabilitation clinic a woman recalls her tumultuous ten-year relationship with her husband in this romantic drama.
NAPOLEON (U) 1927 FRANCE GANCE, ABEL 4-DISC DVD SET
3-DISC BLU-RAY SET – £34.99
Abel Gance’s film telling the story Napoleon’s youth and early military career, which has been digitally restored by film historian Kevin Brownlow and the BFI National Archive.
LA NUIT AMÉRICAINE/DAY FOR NIGHT – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12) 1973 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS BLU RAY £27.99 Witty homage to the movie business with Francois Truffaut playing a director making a melodrama, but encounters many obstacles.
PENSION COMPLÈTE/FRENCH CUISINE (12) 2015 FRANCE SIRI, FLORENT EMILIO £19.99
Comedy about a married couple who run a restaurant together but their relationship is on the rocks. He is obsessed with winning a Michelin star, she has hit forty and dreams of having her first child.
PHANTOM BOY (PG) 2016 FRANCE ALAIN GAGNOL,A/FELICIOLI, J-L £19.99
Animated film about young cancer patient who’s treatment gives him the ability to leave his body and float around New York City as a spirit and use his new powers to defeat crime.
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (E) 2014 FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
The film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
RÉSISTANCE : THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) 2015 FRANCE £24.99
Six-part French drama series set in Paris in 1940. 17-year-old Lili Franchet and her young friends band together to oppose the Nazi occupation by producing and distributing the underground ‘Resistance’ newspaper.
LA RONDE (PG) FRANCE 1950 OPHULS, MAX DVD – £12.99
BLU RAY – £17.99
A circular tale of love and seduction based on the Arthur Schnitzler work.
THEO AND HUGO (18) 2016 FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs. As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE /LONG WAY NORTH (PG) 2015 FRANCE CHAYÉ, RÉMI £17.99
Animated film set in 1892 in Russia, where 15-year-old Russian aristocrat Sasha adores her explorer grandfather Oloukine. When he doesn’t return from his latest trip to the North Pole, Sasha persuades a crew to head north in search of the great ship.
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT/BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (15) 2016 BELGIUM DORMAEL, JACO VAN £19.99
In this black comedy God is alive and living in Brussels, mischievously tormenting humans from an outdated PC in a grim apartment.
UN HOMME À LA HAUTEUR /UP FOR LOVE (12A) 2016 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT £19.99
Romantic comedy in which beautiful divorced lawyer, Diane, connects with Alexandre, a man she meets to retrieve her lost phone. They hit it off as soon as they meet and Diane is charmed by Alexandre, but he is not the man that Diane imagined for herself .
VALLEY OF LOVE (15) 2015 FRANCE GUILLAUME NICLOUX £15.99
Black comedy starring Gérard Depardieu and Isabelle Huppert as a long-estranged couple who are brought together in Death Valley, California, by the suicide of their adult son Michael.

NEW GERMAN/DUTCH CINEMA ON DVD
BLU RAY ONLY – EARLY MURNAU (PG) GERMANY £39.99
Collection of the following five silent films – Schloß Vogelöd, Phantom, Der Letzte Mann, The Grand Duke’s Finances, Tartuffe.
BLU RAY ONLY – THE EARLY WORKS OF RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER (15) GERMANY BLU RAY ONLY £17.99
Four early Fassbinder films. Der Stadtstreicher/The City Tramp (1966), Das kleine Chaos/The Little Chaos (1966), Liebe Ist Kälter Als Der Tod/ Love is Colder Than Death (1969) and . ‘Katzelmacher’ (1969).
HEIDI (U) 2015 GERMANY GSPONER, ALAIN £15.99
Based on Johanna Spyri’s children’s adventure novel set in the Swiss Alps.
IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS/LABYRINTH OF LIES (12) 2014 GERMANY RICCIARELLI, GIULIO £19.99
Germany 1958: Young public prosecutor Johann Radmann finds himself on the case of Nazi war criminal Charles Schulz, but has no idea what really happened in Auschwitz. However he is shocked to find out that many of these death camp workers have returned to their normal lives and now populate the senior ranks of government.
LIEBMANN (12) 2016 GERMANY HERRMANN, JULES £15.99
Teacher Antek Liebmann leaves his past life behind by moving from Germany to a cottage in the French countryside. Here in this rural community he becomes infatuated with Sébastian. However it is not long before Liebmanns past catches up with him.
NACKT UNTER WÖLFEN /THE CAMP (15) 2015 GERMAN KADELBACH, PHILIPP £10.99
Based on Bruno Apitz novel, set in Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of March 1945. Hans Pippig is a prisoner when he discovers a young Jewish boy in the case of an incoming prisoner. They to hide and protect the boy while they await the advancing Allied forces to rescue them.
VICTORIA (15) 2015 GERMANY SCHIPPER, SEBASTIAN £15.99
Thriller set over one night on the streets of Berlin and shot entirely in one continuous take.
YOU AND I (15) 2014 GERMANY NILS BÖKAMP £15.99
After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jonas (Eric Klotzsch) goes on a camping trip with his gay British ex-flatmate. After picking up homophobic, Polish backpacker Boris (Michal Grabowski), the pair’s friendship is put to the test and Jonas has to confront his true feelings about his English friend.
DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN/CHAMBERMAID LYNN (18) 2014 GERMANY HAEB, INGO £15.99
Comedy drama about an obsessive-compulsive hotel maid Lynn who quietly observe her guests and rummage through their possessions when they’re out.

NEW ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD
L’ATTESA/THE WAIT (12) 2015 ITALY MESSINA, PIERO £19.99
Anna is living in a villa in Sicily when her son Giuseppe’s girlfriend, Jeanne, shows up and the two women bond while they wait for Giuseppe to arrive. However, Anna is hiding a secret about her son’s whereabouts.
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY ROSI, GIANFRANCO £15.99
Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 inhabitants are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week.
GOMORRAH: THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO (15) 2016 ITALY £28.99
Second season of the Italian crime drama set in Naples where warring crime families compete for underworld supremacy.
GRUPPO DI FAMIGLIA IN UN INTERNO/CONVERSATION PIECE (18) 1974 VISCONTI, LUCHINO DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99
Retired American professor lives in Rome, but living upstairs is an Italian family who turn his cosy ordered life upside down by their antisocial lifestyle.
IL CINICO, L’INFAME, IL VIOLENTO/THE CYNIC, THE RAT AND THE FIST (18) 1977 ITALY LENZI, UMBERTO
DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99 Action-packed Italian crime thriller.
LA SCOMPARSA DI PATÒ/THE VANISHING OF PATO (15) 2010 ITALY MORTELLITI, ROCCO £19.99
Set in 1890 in the small town two rival private investigators are looking into the mysterious disappearance of an accountant in this film based on the novel by Andrea Camilleri.
SUBURRA (18) 2015 ITALY SOLLIMA, STEFANO DVD – £17.99
BLU RAY – £19.99 Based on the novel by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini, this Italian thriller stars Claudio Amendola as Samurai, a gangster with dreams of turning Rome’s waterfront town Suburra into the new Las Vegas. TAVIANI BROTHERS COLLECTION (18) ITALY DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD £54.99 Features – Padre Padrone (1977), La Notte Di San Lorenzo/night of the Shooting Stars (1982) and Kaos (1984).
TRE FRATELLI/THREE BROTHERS (12) 1981 ITALY FRANCESCO, ROSI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £19.99
Following their mother’s passing, three brothers return to their father’s home in southern Italy to try come to terms with their grief, each brother must also tackle personal problems of their own.
UN BACIO /ONE KISS (15) 2016 ITALY COTRONEO, IVAN £15.99
At his new school flamboyant Lorenzo befriends Blu who has been shunned by her peers after an end-of-term scandal. Along with basketball player Antonio the trio united to fight back against their bullying peers.

NEW SPANISH/PORTUGUESE CINEMA ON DVD

600 MILLAS (15) 2015 MEXICO RIPSTEIN, GABRIEL £15.99
Policeman is captured by a drug smuggler and they embark on a journey to the cartel headquarters, along the way bonding and striking up a friendship.
EL ABRAZO DE LA SERPIENTE /EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (12A) 2015 COLOMBIA GUERRA, CIRO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Spanning over 40 years the film starts in 1909 with Amazonian shaman Karamakate helping a German explore looking for a scared healing plant. Many years later an American botanist arrives to enlist Karamakate help and finds him a broken man who has forgotten many of his peoples customs .
ARGENTINA (U) 2015 ARGENTINA CARLOS SAURA £19.99
This documentary explores the rich culture of Argentina through traditional music and dance.
AS 1001 NOITES/ARABIAN NIGHTS (15) 2015 PORTUGAL GOMES, MIGUEL £33.99
Reinvention of the ‘One Thousand and One Nights’ stories and sets them in modern-day Portugal. There are three films to the series – Volume 1 – El Inquieto/The Restless One, Volume 2 – O Desolado/The Desolate One and Volume 3 – O Encantado/The Enchanted One
ASMODEXIA (15) 2014 SPAIN CARRETÉ, MARC £12.99
Exorcist Eloy and his granddaughter travel around Barcelona performing exorcisms to rid vulnerable people of the Evil One in this horror movie
EL BOTÓN DE NÁCAR/PEARL BUTTON (12) 2015 CHILE GUZMÁN, PATRICIO £15.99
With film of the long beautiful coastline of Chile, the director tells the story Chile’s terrible history of repression, from the country’s most ancient inhabitants, The Water People, to more recent memories of the disappeared Chileans during Pinochet’s brutal regime.
EL CAMINO DEL VINO/THE WAYS OF WINE (12) 2010 ARGENTINA CARRERAS, NICOLÁS £12.99
A famous wine taster begins discovering that he’s completely losing his pallet, forcing him to search for the reasons.
LA CARA DEL DIABLO /FACE OF THE DEVIL (15) 2014 PERU PÉREZ-GARLAND, FRANK £15.99
Backpackers travel to the Peruvian Amazon where the Tunche – a primeval spirit – rules in this horror movie.
CESAR CHAVEZ (12) 2014 MEXICO LUNA, DIEGO £12.99
Biographical drama based on the life and achievements of Mexican American civil rights activist and labour movement leader Cesar Chavez.
EL CLUB/THE CLUB (18) 2015 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO
DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
Set in a small coastal town, four old Catholic priests live in exile under the watchful eye of a nun, Sister Monica serving time repenting an array of indecent acts on child.
THE COLONY (15) 2015 GALLENBERGER, FLORIAN (5060262854389) £17.99
Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl star in this historical drama set in Santiago in 1973, during military coup to overthrow President Salvador Allende. (Can be played in Spanish)
CUATRO LUNAS/FOUR MOONS (18) 2014 SPAIN TOVAR VELARDE, SERGIO £15.99
Collection of four stories exploring love and acceptance between men as four different stages in the lunar cycle.
DESIERTO (15) 2016 MEXICO CUARÓN, JONÁS £12.99
A group of Mexican migrant workers make the dangerous crossing into the USA as they go in search of a better life. However, they are quickly spotted by a psychotic American vigilante who takes it upon himself to hunt down.
FUGA (15) 2006 CHILE LARRAÍN, PABLO £12.99
Eliseo Montalbán is a Chilean composer committed to a asylum, where he scrawls his unfinished composition on the walls. When Argentine music student Ricardo discovers the composition he passes it off as his own. Years later, after Montalbán has left the mental hospital, Coppa tracks him down to apologise for plagiarising his symphony.
GUERNICA (15) 2016 SERRA, KOLDO IN ENGLISH £19.99
The story of town that was relentlessly bombed during the Spanish Civil War.
JULIETA (15) 2016 SPAIN ALMODÓVAR, PEDRO
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99 Told over 30 years and based on Alice Munro’s short stories ‘Chance’, ‘Soon’ and ‘Silence. Recently bereaved, 55 year old teacher, Julieta, writes a long letter to her estranged daughter Antía, explaining the secrets she has kept from her and then sets out to mend their fractured relationship.
LA NOCHE (18) 2016 ARGENTINA CASTRO, EDUARDO £15.99
Set in Argentina’s capital after dusk, this explicit and controversial film is about a middle-aged homosexual man who’s entire existence is seemingly devoted to sessions of drink, drugs and sex. The film offers a feel of the soulless monotony of life on the oppressed outskirts of society.
LUNA DE MIEL/HONEYMOON (15) 2015 MEXICO COHEN, DIEGO £12.99
Mexican horror in which lonely and obsessive doctor Jorge Toledo abducts his neighbour Isabel and locks her in his basement.
MA MA (12) 2015 SPAIN MEDEM, JULIO £19.99
When unemployed teacher and single mother Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she begins to doubt everything around her. However hhen she discovers that she is pregnant Magda realises that she has something to live for and changes her ways to ensure she is around to see her daughter grow up.
MESSI (E) 2014 SPAIN IGLESIA, ÁLEX DE LA £14.99
Documentary about the life and career of Argentine footballer Lionel Messi.
O DIABO MORA AQUI/FOSTERING (15) 2015 BRAZIL GASPARINI, R/DANTE D IN PORTUGUESE £12.99
Brazilian horror set in a remote farmhouse in the Brazilian countryside.
STELLA CADENTE (18) 2013 SPAIN MIÑARRO’ LLUÍS £12.99
Catalan historical drama about the insecure monarch Amadeo I as he attempts to establish himself as the King of Spain in the early 1870s.
TE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (18) 2015 MEXICO CORDÓN, JULIO HERNÁNDEZ 15.99
Teenage lovers Miguel and Johnny become involved in the illegal blood trade in Mexico City
TOTS ELS CAMINS DE DÉU /THE WAYS OF MAN (18) SPAIN FERRATÉ, GEMMA IN CATALAN £15.99
Last three days in the life of a contemporary Judas, who wanders into a forest trying to overcome his guilt for betraying his friend and to repent to his sins. Here he meets a mysterious young man who helps confront his feelings and understand his guilt.
TRUMAN (15) 2015 SPAIN GAY, CESC £19.99
Award winning comedy-drama about terminally ill Julián, who is helped by his friend Tomás in his efforts to put his affairs in order and find a home for his faithful boxer, Truman, before he dies.
TUDO QUE APRENDEMOS JUNTOS/VIOLIN TEACHER (15) 2015 BRAZIL MACHADO, SÉRGIO £19.99
Gifted violinist Laerte finds himself teaching music lessons in a rough school after failing his audition for the São Paulo State Symphony. His new vocation proves challenging but Laerte gradually begins to connect to his students.
VIVA (15) 2015 CUBA/IRELAND BREATHNACH, PADDY £19.99
Cuban make-up artist Jesus becomes a drag artist but when he takes to the stage his estranged father, ex-boxer Angel disagrees with his son’s lifestyle. Can he learn to accept Jesus over time?

NEW EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA ON DVD
ANDREI RUBLEV (15) 1966 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Widely regarded as Andrei Tarkovsky’s finest film, which charts the life of the famous icon painter Rublev.
BATTLE FOR SEVASTOPOL (15) 2015 RUSSIA MOKRITSKIY, SERGEY £15.99 With the outbreak of war a promising student Lyudmila enlists and becomes a sniper.
THE BORDER (18) 2014 POLAND £17.99
A Polish squads job is to control human trafficking on the border with the Ukraine. When all the squad, but one, are killed, the innocent surviving squad member goes on the run as the authorities make him a prime suspect.
DEKALOG AND OTHER TELEVISION WORKS (15) 1998 POLAND KIESLOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD £63.99
All ten episodes of the acclaimed Polish drama series ‘Dekalog’, revolving around the consequences arising from a breach of one of the Ten
Commandments. Also included are all of Kieslowski’s television work.
EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO (18) 2015 GREENAWAY, PETER DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Set in Mexico in 1931 during the filming of ‘Que Viva Mexico!, the drama looks at Soviet film-maker Sergei Eisenstein relationship with young actor Jorge Palomino y Cañedo.
ELECTRA, MY LOVE (15) 1974 HUNGRARY JANCSÓ, MIKLÓS £12.99
Many years after the death of her father, Agamemnon, at the hands of the tyrant Aegisthus , oppressed Electra seeks revenge by inspiring the people to rebel against Aegisthus and end his cruel reign once and for all.
HARDCORE HENRY (18) 2015 RUSSIA NAISHULLER, ILYA £19.99
Sci-fi thriller set in Moscow and filmed through the eyes of Henry, a man who is saved from death but left with no memories of his past.
IVAN’S CHILDHOOD (PG) 1962 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Story of a twelve year old boy seeking to revenge the murder of his family by the Nazis in World War Two.
KILLER INK (18) 2015 LITHUANIA DOWNS,D/GAGE,K £14.99
Lithuanian horror movie with an evil tattoo artist.
THE LESSON (15) 2014 BULGARIA GROZEVA, K/VALCHANOV, P £15.99
Struggling teacher is trying to turn her life around when she discovers there is a thief amongst one of her students and resolves to find out who it is so she can teach them a lesson.
LIFE FEELS GOOD (15) 2013 POLAND PIEPRZYCA, MACIEJ £15.99 Heartwarming story about a man who lives with severe cerebral palsy that has alienated him from the rest of the world for the first 25 years of his life as he grow up during Poland’s transition to democracy in the 1980s and 1990s.
MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA AND OTHER WORKS (E) RUSSIA 1929 B/W DZIGA VERTOV DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £29.99
Collection of films by Dziga Vertov. ‘Man With a Movie Camera’ (1929) catalogues a day in the life of a modern Soviet city using many cinematic effects. ‘Kino Eye’ (1924) depicts a group known as the Young Pioneers in a Soviet village who distribute communist propaganda. ‘Kino Pravada No. 21’ (1925) commemorates the first anniversary of Lenin’s death. ‘Enthusiasm’ (1931) examines the work of the miners at the Don coal basin and their efforts to fulfil the first five year plan. The talkie ‘Three Songs About Lenin’ (1934) is based around three complimentary songs that are sung about Lenin by members of the public.
MIRROR (U) 1974 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
This dazzlingly beautiful autobiographical film intertwines real life, memories of childhood and dreams as well as reflections on the Russian people and their history.
NOSTALGIA (15) 1983 ITALY TARKOVSKY, AMDREI IN ITALIAN DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
At a spa in the Tuscan Hills, a Russian poet and musicologist meets a mysterious man who is convinced that the end of the world is nigh.
PANAMA (15) 2015 SERBIA VUCKOVIC, PAVLE £15.99
After a love affair ends with Maja, architecture student Jovan continues to stalk her every move online.
PAPUSZA (15) 2013 POLAND KRAUZE,K/KOS-KRAUZE J £15.99
Biopic based on the life of Polish-Romani poet Bronislawa Wajs.
PEOPLE OF THE MOUNTAINS (15) 1942 HUNGARY SZÖTS, ISTVÁN £12.99
Forgotten masterpiece, filmed entirely on location in harsh conditions, tells the story of a woodcutter and his family who live high in mountains of Transylvania. Forced out of their home and enticed into a new work the families life begins to unravel one tragic misfortune after another.
SHOP ON THE HIGH STREET (15) 1965 CZECHOSLOVAKIA KADÁR, JÁN/KLOS, ELMAR £12.99
Set in the German-occupied, ‘independent’ Slovak state during World War II. A carpenter is appointed ‘Aryan Controller’ of a button shop owned by an old Jewish woman, who, being both near-sighted and deaf, has no idea that there is a war on.
SOLARIS (PG) 1972 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Science fiction film adaptation of Stanislaw Lem novel set on a space station orbiting the ocean-covered planet Solaris. The planet seems bring to life physical manifestation of painful memories of one of the crew. The film won the Jury prize at Cannes.
STALKER (PG) 1979 RUSSIA TARKOVSKY, ANDREI
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Hallucinogenic Sci-fi film, boldly photographed and relentless in it’s depiction of a world gone mystically awry.
STUFF AND DOUGH (15) 2001 ROMANIA PUIU, CRISTI £12.99
Ovidiu is approached by a gang to deliver a mysterious package to Bucharest for the mob. However on the journey they being followed by a red car which refuses to be shaken off.
THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA (PG) 1973 CZECHOSLOVAKIA/GDR VORLÍCEK, VÁCLAV £12.99
Classic fairy tale, beautifully filmed in Dresden and Prague, about a poor girl whose magic hazel nuts transforms her so that she can attend the ball and meet the prince.
WARSAW 1944 (15) 2014 POLAND KOMASA, JAN £19.99
Set in WWII young soldier Stefan joins the Warsaw Uprising to take back the city from its Nazi occupiers.

NEW SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA ON DVD

ÄNGELBY (15) 2015 SWEDEN £23.99
All 12 episodes of the Swedish drama series following a woman as she starts a new life in the city of Ängelby.
BECK: THE SERIES – VOLUME 2 (15) 2016 SWEDEN £22.99
Second volume of the Swedish crime series following Commissioner Martin Beck (Peter Haber) as he investigates a series of murders.
BLUE EYES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES (15) 2015 SWEDEN £17.99
After the sudden and mysterious disappearance of the chief of staff of the Justice Department, her replacement is faced with sorting through a heap of falsified documents and hidden agendas to find out what happened.
THE COMMUNE (15) 2015 DENMARK VINTERBERG, THOMAS £15.99
1970s Denmark, academic liberal couple Erik and Anna turn Erik’s large inherited house into a commune. All is fine until Anna’s open-mindedness is put to the test when Erik introduces his mistress Emma to the commune.
DAG: SEASON 1 (15) 2010 NORWAY £17.99
Marriage counsellor Dag, is still able to make a living from his profession even with his negative outlook and belief that humans are better off living alone.
DAG: SEASON 2 (15) 2015 NORWAY £17.99
After Dag hits the bottle, his friend Benedict enters him into a rehab facility run by Benedict’s stepfather, the unconventional Ernst. Dag’s theory on the benefits of solitude is tested when he falls in love with Eva.
DAG: SEASON 3 (15) 2015 NORWAY £17.99
After breaking up with girlfriend Eva, Dag relapses and returns to a life of drinking. Meanwhile, Eva is shocked when a friend from the past makes a surprise visit.
THE FJÄLLBACKA MURDERS (15) SWEDEN £19.99
Series of crime films set in the Swedish town of Fjällbacka. Features – ‘In the Eye of the Beholder’ , ‘Friends for Life’ , ‘The Queen of Light’, ‘Sea Gives, Sea Takes’, ‘The Hidden Child’ and ‘The Coast Rider’ .
FOLLOW THE MONEY: THE COMPLETE SEASON 1 (15) 2016 DENMARK £28.99
A dead body is located close to leading energy firm Energreen and an investigation begins to uncover corruption and fraud within the company, in this Danish crime drama.
THE GRUMP (12) FINLAND 2014 KARUKOSKI, DOME £17.99
Comedy about an 80-year-old who travels to Helsinki to live with his son.
HEARTLESS: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE (15) 2015 DENMARK £17.99
Orphaned twins Sofie and Sebastian Nielsen hide a dark secret from their peers at their prestigious boarding school.
THE HERE AFTER (15) 2015 SWEDEN HORN, MAGNUS VON £19.99
John, recently released from prison for an unknown crime returns to his rural family home where he has trouble assimilating.
THE LAST KING (15) 2016 NORWAY GAUP, NILS £15.99
Set in 1206 while Norway is plagued by civil war, the film follows the journey of the two protectors of the king’s young, illegitimate son
MEN & CHICKEN (15) 2015 DENMARK JENSEN, ANDERS THOMAS £15.99
Comedy drama about brothers Gabriel and Elias receive news that their father has died. Upon viewing a videotape that was left for them, they learn that they were actually adopted and that their biological father lives on the island of Ork.
MODUS (15) 2015 SWEDEN £28.99
Former FBI profiler return back to Sweden to spend more time with her children. However when her daughter witnesses a brutal murder, she is drawn into the investigation.
NIGHTMARE (18) 2013 SWEDEN GUSTAFSSON, A/ HEDBERG, F/KONDRUP, J £15.99
Horror movie in which a young woman tries to confront the demons of her past.
THE POLAR BEAR KING (U) 1991 NORWAY SOLUM, OLA £9.99
After his father is killed, Valemon ascends the throne to take his rightful place as king.
RAMS (15) 2015 ICELAND HÁKONARSON, GRÍMUR DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £20.99
Set in a remote valley in Iceland, two brothers tend their prized flocks of sheep, but at the same time they have not spoken to each other for 40 years. When the flock becomes infected and are threatened with culling the brothers need to work together to protect their animals.
THE SACRIFICE (PG) 1986 SWEDEN TARKOVSKY, ANDREI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY £19.99
Visionary film unfolds in the hour before a nuclear war.
SHAMER’S DAUGHTER (12) 2015 DENMARK KAINZ, KENNETH £19.99
Adventure fantasy based on the novel by Lene Kaaberbøl. Dina, like her mother, has the gift of being able to make others feel shame by looking into their soul. After the King of Dunark is murdered, Dina tries to discover the truth about the killings.
THICKER THAN WATER: SEASON 1 (15) 2014 SWEDEN £17.99
After the dead of the mother a family discover that the terms of her will specify that her three siblings must run the B&B for one year if they are to inherit it. While together, a dark secret is uncovered which leads to a number of unresolved issues in the family’s past coming to light.
TRAPPED: THE COMPLETE SERIES ONE (15) 2016 ICELAND £28.99
A corpse is washed-up in the remote Icelandic port cut off by a snow storm. The small locate police force are on their own in solving the crime.
A WAR (15) 2015 DENMARK LINDHOLM, TOBIAS £19.99
Commander Claus Michael Pedersen is forced to make a quick decision to save his soldiers that results in him being accused of committing a war crime.
THE WAVE (15) 2015 NORWAY UTHAUG, ROAR £15.99
Disaster drama about a 80-metre tsunami heading for a Norwegian village.
WHEN ANIMALS DREAM (15) DENMARK ARNBY, JONAS ALEXANDER £12.99
Young woman develops symptoms which cause a more frightening transformation in this horror movie.

NEW MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA ON DVD
THE IDOL (PG) 2015 PALESTINE ABU-ASSAD, HANY £19.99
Gaza refugee and musician Mohammed Assaf plans to take part in the 2013 edition of ‘Arab Idol’. This involves a dangerous crossing into Egypt for the first auditions of ‘Arab Idol’ in Cairo .
NEXT TO HER (15) 2014 ISRAEL KORMAN, ASAF IN HEBREW £15.99 27-year-old Rachel is the full-time carer for her younger sister Gabby, 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.
RATTLE THE CAGE (18) 2015 UEA MAJID AL ANSARI £19.99
Thriller set in the United Arab Emirates.
TAXI TEHRAN (12) 2015 IRAN PANAHI, JAFAR £15.99
After being banned by the Iranian government from making films and placed under house arrest, Panahi poses as a taxi driver and drives around the busy streets of Tehran picking up passengers and recording their conversations.

NEW CHINESE CINEMA ON DVD
AROUND CHINA WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (U) 2015 £15.99
Taken from a variety amateur and professional footage in the BFI National Archives, the films cover the years 1900-1948.
THE ASSASSIN (12) 2015 CHINA HOU, HSIAO-HSIEN IN MANDARIN £19.99
Epic martial arts drama set during the Tang Dynasty.
BEHEMOTH (E) 2015 CHINA ZHAO, LIANG £15.99
The film looks at how China’s growing industrialism and productivity has altered the environmental and social landscape of the surrounding regions by focussing on the Inner Mongolia’s coal mines and iron works.
EMPRESSES IN THE PALACE (12) 2011 CHINA IN MANDARIN £29.99
All six episodes of the condensed version of the Chinese series about 17-year-old concubine Zhen Huan, whose only hope of surviving in the palace is by fighting her way to the top and earning the Emperor’s trust.
IP MAN 3 (12A) 2015 CHINA YIP, WILSON IN CANTONESE £19.99
Third instalment of the biographical martial arts trilogy.
IP MAN TRILOGY (15) CHINA YIP, WILSON IN CANTONESE £24.99
Features – Ip Man (2008) , Ip Man 2 (2010) and Ip Man ‘ (2015).
THE LAST SUPPER (15) 2012 CHINA LU, CHUAN IN MANDARIN £15.99
The Qin dynasty crumbling but labourer Liu Bang leads an army to a victory which marks a new dawn in ancient China.
MONK COMES DOWN THE MOUNTAIN (15) CHINA 2015 KAIGE, CHEN IN MANDARIN £17.99
Action adventure about a young monk who leaves behind his monastery to go on an adventure to find his true calling as a martial artist.
NINE DEMONS (115) 1984 CHINA CHANG,CHEH IN MANDARIN £12.99
In this martial Joey makes a pact with the devil to get powers to help him avenge this fathers death

JAPANESE CINEMA TITLES ON DVD

BLOOD BLOCKADE BATTLEFRONT (15) 2015 JAPAN MATSUMOTO, RIE £29.99
All 12 episodes of the Japanese anime about monsters that have broken through a portal from their world and are now causing havoc in the city formerly known as New York.
THE EMPIRE OF CORPSES (15) 2015 JAPAN MAKIHARA, RYOUTAROU £34.99
Sci-fi anime feature set in 19th-century London, new technology has allowed human corpses to be reanimated and used as labourers.
FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (18) JAPAN ITO,S/HASEBE, Y £79.99
Collection of thrillers starring Meiko Kaji. Contains ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Jailhouse 41’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Beast Stable’ (1973) and ‘Female Prisoner Scorpion #701’s Grudge Song’ (1973).
THE HUMAN CONDITION TRILOGY (18) 1961 JAPAN KOBAYASHI, MASAKI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY /DVD £69.99
Wartime trilogy based on Junpei Gomikawa’s novel which followings the journey of pacifist Kaji from naive labour camp supervisor to Imperial soldier and eventually to Soviet prisoner of war. Features – No Greater Love (1959), Road to Eternity (1959) and A Soldier’s Prayer (1961).
JOURNEY TO THE SHORE (12) 2015 KUROSAWA, KIYOSHI FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99.
After being lost at see Mizuki husband returns to her as a spirit and takes her on a cross-country journey to show her all of the beautiful place’s he’s visited on his long voyage home.
LOVE & PEACE (15) 2015 JAPAN SONO, SION £14.99
Comedy drama about shy bullied office worker who is forced to flush his pet turtle down the toilet, but when it reappears from the sewers with magic powers it transform his owner’s dreams into reality.
KIJU 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. 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.
MISS HOKUSAI (15) 2015 JAPAN HARA, KEIICHI £17.99
Anime Set in Edo in 1814 and follows O-Ei, the daughter of the accomplished and unconventional painter Tetsuzo. He encourages O-Ei to develop her artistic skills which sees her becoming as uninhibited as her father, putting her at odds with conservative Japanese society.
OUR LITTLE SISTER (PG) 2015 JAPAN KOREEDA, HIROKAZU
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Three sisters live together in the quiet coastal town of Kamakura, however idyllic peace is shattered when there mother return after a long absence.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (18) 2014 JAPAN MIIKE, TAKASHI £15.99
Supernatural horror feature story in which an actors characters begin to spill over into reality with dire consequences.
PSYCHO-PASS: THE MOVIE (15) 2015 JAPAN MOTOHIRO, K/SHIOTANI, N £34.99
Set in a future world where systems have been developed so that they can anticipate crimes in advance.
RAN (15) 1985 JAPAN KUROSAWA, AKIRA DVD £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
This complex, newly restored, Oscar-winning epic is Kurosawa’s interpretation of King Lear.
THE SHÔHEI IMAMURA MASTERPIECE COLLECTION (18) JAPAN DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £47.95
Collection of six films – Vengeance is Mine (1979), The Ballad of Narayama (1983), ‘Profound Desires of the Gods (1968), The Insect Woman (1963),A Man Vanishes’ (1967) and Pigs and Battleships (1961).
SWEET BEAN (PG) 2015 JAPAN KAWASE, NAOMI DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99
A frail 76-year-old Tokue gets a job working for a street vendor were her skill at making a beautiful sweet red bean paste makes the stall a summer success. However as Tokue’s past comes back to haunt her she is forced to retreat from society.
TOSHIAKI TOYODA: THE EARLY YEARS (15) 2013 JAPAN TOYODA, TOSHIAKI £28.99 Triple bill of cult Japanese films – ‘Pornostar’ (1998) , ‘Unchain’ (2000) and ‘9 Souls’ (2003). UZUMASA LIMELIGHT (15) 2014 JAPAN OCHIAI, KEN £14.99
Older actor Seiichi Kamiyama (Seizo Fukumoto) is struggling to find work within the declining samurai film-making tradition. Having played the part of the Kirareyaku, whose role is to die at the hands of the picture’s leading star, he finds new purpose in life by teaching a young actress the art of the kirareyaku along with the elegant art of stage sword fighting.
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (U) 2014 JAPAN YONEBAYASHI, HIROMASA DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
Studio Ghibli anime about 12-year-old asthmatic tomboy Anna who is sent to stay with relatives in a seaside town . Here Anna sees an old, abandoned mansion that is in pristine condition and in which a young girl called Marnie lives. Anna sets out to discover the truth about the girl and the house.

OTHER WORLD CINEMA TITLES ON DVD
CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR (12) 2015 THAILAND WEERASETHAKUL, APICHATPONG DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
A group of soldiers are in a field hospital stricken by a mysterious sleeping sickness that causes them to suffer spiritual hallucinations. A young volunteer at the hospital has psychic abilities and claims the dead are siphoning the soldiers’ energy.
CHEVALIER (18) 2015 GREECE TSANGARI, ATHINA RACHEL £19.99
Greek comedy following six men who decide to play a game while on a fishing trip in the Aegean Sea. To play the game the men score each other on their abilities and achievements and the winner will be deemed ‘the best of everything’.
CLASH (15) 2009 PHILIPPINES DIOKNO PEPE £12.99
Brothers Richard and Raymond are in separate gangs, however when Raymond is ordered to kill his brother the two attempt to escape the city.
THE LIBRARY SUICIDES (15) 2016 WALES LYN, EUROS IN WELSH £17.99
Welsh thriller starring Catrin Stewart in the dual role of Nan and Ana, twin sister librarians left devastated by the sudden suicide of their mother Elena.
THE 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.
MUSTANG (15) 2015 TURKEY ERGÜVEN, DENIZ GAMZE
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Five orphaned sisters living in a remote Turkish village become part of a scandal after an innocent trip to the beach with some of their male classmates.
THE OUT-LAWS (15) 2012 BELGIUM IN FLEMISH £17.99
Comedy drama series about five sisters who vow to stick together after their parents deaths. When one of the sisters marries troublemaker Jean-Claude, the sisters decide to murder him and make it look like an accident, for the good of the family.
THE SHAMELESS (15) 2015 KOREA OH, SEUNG-UK £19.99
Jaded detective Jung attempts to capture a gang member by befriending the gangsters girlfriend, Kim. However, it’s not long before Jung develops feelings for Kim, leaving him in a difficult position when a violent gangster returns.
XENIA (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. NEW

DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

1916 – A TERRIBLE BEAUTY (E) 2016 COLLINS, P/MAGAN R. £19.99
Three-part documentary about the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
A FLICKERING TRUTH (12A) 2015 AFGHANISTAN BRETTKELLY, PIETRA £19.99
This Dari-language documentary follows a group of Afghan film enthusiasts as they attempt to recover over 8000 hours of film footage which had been concealed during Taliban rule.
A VENUE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (E) 2016 PROVENZA, PAUL £12.99
Featuring interviews with rock stars and comedians, the documentary looks at the power of manipulation held by these performers and the similarities of their stage presence with that of the Nazis rallies.
ARGENTINA (U) 2015 ARGENTINA CARLOS SAURA £19.99
This documentary explores the rich culture of Argentina through traditional music and dance.
AROUND CHINA WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (U) 2015 £15.99
Taken from a variety amateur and professional footage in the BFI National Archives, the films cover the years 1900-1948.
ATTENBOROUGH AT 90 (U) 2016 £15.99
BBC documentary that celebrates the 90th birthday of British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
AUTHOR – THE JT LEROY STORY (15) 2016 FEUERZEIG, JEFF £15.99
Film about elusive author Laura Albert, who under the pseudonym JT LeRoy has written the successful novels. Albert tells her version of how and why she was able to deceive the literary world for so long before the truth ultimately came out.
BACK IN TIME (E) 2015 ARON, JASON £15.99
Documentary about the cultural impact of the ‘Back to the Future’ film series.
BAYOU MAHARAJAH (E) 2013 KEBER, LILY £19.99
Film examining the life and music of New Orleans pianist James Booker.
THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS (12) 2016 HOWARD, RON DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £23.99
Documentary which follows The Beatles during their touring years from 1962-1966.
BECOMING ZLATAN (12) 2015 GERTTEN,F/GERTTEN, M £19.99
Biographical documentary about Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
BEHEMOTH (E) 2015 CHINA ZHAO, LIANG £15.99
The film looks at how China’s growing industrialism and productivity has altered the environmental and social landscape of the surrounding regions by focussing on the Inner Mongolia’s coal mines and iron works.
BLUE SUEDE SHOES (E) 1980 £12.99
A documentary on 50s rock ‘n’ roll, including rare footage of Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley, Cliff Richard and Tommy Steele.
BOBBY (PG) 2016 SCALPELLO, RON £19.99
Film about England’s world cup-winning captain Bobby Moore, which marks the 50th anniversary of the national team’s triumph and charts the highs and lows of Moore’s career both on and off the pitch.
BRASILINTIME – BATUCADA COM DISCOS (TBA) 2006 CROSS, BRIAN £17.99
Feature-length documentary directed by looking at the cultural relationship between Brazilian music and hip-hop.
BRITAIN’S BLOODY CROWN (E) 2014 £15.99
Four-part series telling the story of the War of the Roses .
CHRONIQUE D’UN ÉTÉ /CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (12) FRANCE 1961 ROUCH, JEAN/MORIN, EDGER £17.99
Groundbreaking documentary that is a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.
CREATURE DESIGNERS – THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX (12) 2015 PENSO, G/PONCET, A £15.99
Documentary about the processes involved in bringing creatures to the big screen, with interviews with film-makers and the designers behind the monsters.
CULLODEN/THE WAR GAME (15) 1965 WATKINS, PETER £19.99
‘Culloden’ (1964) depicts the 1746 Battle of Culloden. ‘The War Game’ (1965) depicts a fictional Soviet nuclear attack against Britain and shows events leading up to and in the aftermath of the devastating attack.
THE DIVIDE (E) 2016 ROUND, KATHARINE £14.99
Examining current economic and social trends in the context of real lives from a variety of backgrounds, the documentary follows a Wall Street psychologist, a woman on a zero-hours contract and the resident of a neighbourhood in which violent crime is escalating
ECSTASY OF WILKO JOHNSON (15) 2015 TEMPLE, JULIEN £19.99
The guitarist talks about his project with The Who’s Roger Daltrey and his experiences on what he believes will be his farewell tour.
ELSTREE 1976 2015 SPIRA, JON £15.99
Film which tells the stories of some of the actors and extras who held minor roles in the acclaimed sci-fi film ‘Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope’ (1977).
FACING ALI (15) 2009 MCCORMACK, PETE £17.99
Tribute to boxer Muhammad Ali, based around interviews .
THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY (12A) 2016 ROSSI, ANDREW £15.99
High fashion documentary centring on the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala, or Met Ball, one of the most prestigious and highly-anticipated social events in the fashion calendar.
FORCES OF NATURE (PG) 2016 £19.99
Four-part BBC series in which physicist Professor Brian Cox explains the powerful forces that underpin our life on planet Earth.
FOUNDERS (E) 2016 FISK,C/SCHRADER,C £17.99
Documentary on the emergence of the Ladies Professional Golf Association in the 1940s in the face of strong discrimination and sexism.
FREE TO RUN (PG) 2016 MORATH, PIER £19.99
Look at the rise in popularity of the sport of running from an elitist male dominated activity to becoming one of the most popular and accessible activities in the world of sport today.
THE FRENCH WAY (E) 1972 £14.99
A 1972 look at the daily lives of people who live in rural France.
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY ROSI, GIANFRANCO £15.99 Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 Sicilians are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis.
GOYA: VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD (E) 2016 BICKERSTAFF, DAVID £14.99
Documentary about Spanish romantic painter Francisco Goya featuring location footage and explores the artist’s best work as well as some of his revealing letters.
HEART OF A DOG (PG) 2015 ANDERSON, LAURIE £15.99
Unconventional and philosophical documentary about Laurie Anderson’s relationship with her late dog, with musings on topics including Buddhism, surveillance and the limitations of language and verbal expression.
HENRY VIII AND HIS SIX WIVES (E) 2016 £19.99
Channel 5 series that examines the personal life of King Henry VIII.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015 JONES, KENT £15.99
Film-makers including Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.
HITLER: THE RISE AND FALL (E) 2016 £19.99
Three-part series that looks at the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler.
I AM BELFAST (12) 2015 COUSINS, MARK DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Ode to past and present Belfast in which the director walked every street of the city with his camera.
I AM BOLT (PG) 2016 TURNER,B/TURNER,G £19.99
Documentary which follows Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as he prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
I’M NO DUMMY (E) 2016 SIMON, BRYAN W. £12.99
Documentary about the modern revival of comedy ventriloquism. Contributing performers include Jeff Dunham, Jay Johnson and Lynn Trefzger.
INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS (15) 2015 BJÖRKMAN, STIG £19.99 Behind-the-scenes look at her life and career of Ingrid Bergman using home movies, personal letters and diary entries.
INNOCENCE OF MEMORIES (12) 2015 TURKEY GEE, G. £17.99
Film of the construction of a museum by author Orhan Pamuk which catalogues the artefacts of an unrequited love in 1970s Istanbul, the subject of his novel, ‘The Museum of Innocence’.
INSIDE OBAMA’S WHITE HOUSE (12) 2016 £19.99
Four-part BBC documentary series which examines President Barack Obama’s time in office.
JACO (15) 2015 KIJAK,S/MARCHAND,P £19.99
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo produces this documentary about the life and career of jazz musician Jaco Pastorius.
JAMES MAY – THE REASSEMBLER (E) 2016 £19.99
James May presents this three-part BBC series in which he reassembles household appliances to gain a better understanding of how they work.
JOE STRUMMER: I NEED A DODGE! (E) 2014 HALL,NICK £19.99
Documentary attempts to shed some light on British musician Joe Strummer’s relationship with Spain.
JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER: 12 EARLY WORKS (PG) £12.99
Collection of 12 documentaries – ‘Light Test’ (1995), ‘Camera Test’ (1995), ‘Hugh’ (1995), ‘The Challenge of Manufacturing’ (1996), ‘These Places We’ve Learned to Call Home’ (1996), ‘The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase’ (1997), ‘Land of Enchantment’ (2000), ‘The Globalisation Tapes’ (2002), ‘Market Update’ (2002), ‘A Brief History of Paradise As Told By the Cockroaches’ (2002), ‘Muzak – A Tool of Management’ (2002) and ‘Postcard from Sun City, Arizona’ (2003).
KAMPAI!: FOR THE SAKE OF LOVE (PG) 2015 KONISH,I MIRAI £19.99
A look at the traditional and secretive world of the Japanese alcoholic drink sake.
THE KENNEDYS’ IRISH MAFIA (E) £14.99
Award-winning documentary about the Irish Mafia who surrounded and advised American President John F. Kennedy.
KILLING OF AMERICA (18) 1981 RENAN,S/SCHRADER, L £14.99
The film examines the senseless violence prevalent in American society between the 1960s and the 1980s and looks at a number of high-profile gun-related deaths.
THE KILLINGS OF TONY BLAIR (15) 2016 BERGH, S VAN DEN/WARD, G £15.99 Politician George Galloway presents this documentary about the legacy of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
THE KINGDOM OF ZYDECO (E) 2014 MUGGE, ROBERT £14.99
Documentary about the black Creole music scene of Southwest Louisiana which underwent a controversial overhaul after the death of founding father and self-proclaimed King of Zydeco Clifton Chenier.
LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED (15) 2016 DE PUE, PIETER-JAN £19.99 Pieter-Jan De Pue co-writes and directs this documentary which looks at gangs of tribal children as they attempt to make a living in the remote countryside of war-torn Afghanistan.
LAUGHOLOGY (E) 2009 NERENBERG, ALBERT £12.99
A look at the science behind laughing.
LO AND BEHOLD (12) 2016 HERZOG, WERNER £15.99
Werner Herzog directs this documentary about the creation of the Internet and the connected modern world it has spawned.
LONG SHADOW: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2014 £19.99
Historian David Reynolds presents this BBC documentary about World War I, challenge modern perceptions of the War.
THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT (15) 2016 ADAM,R/CANNAN, R £17.99
In 1978 two of the biggest stars in South Korean cinema, Shin and Choi, were abducted by North Korean agents. This documentary looks at how this abduction was part of Kim Jong-il’s plan to revolutionise the North Korean film industry. While in North Korea, Shin and Choi were befriended by Kim and provided with all the resources needed to make a number of new movies.
MAGNUS (U) 2016 REE, BENJAMIN £15.99
Film charts the rise to stardom of Norwegian chess player Magnus Carlsen, who at the age of 23 became one of the youngest chess grand masters in history.
MAPPLETHORPE – LOOK AT THE PICTURES BARBATO,R/BAILE,F £15.99
A look at the life of controversial artist Robert Mapplethorpe .
MARWENCOL (E) 2010 MALMBERG, JEFF £15.99
Artist Mark Hogancamp having lost the ability to write and draw in an attack builds a full 1/6th scale version of a World War II-era Belgian town complete with characters and storylines reflecting those around him.
MARY BEARD COLLECTION – ROME (E) 2016 £24.99
Feature ‘Meet the Romans’ is a three-part series about life in Ancient Rome and ‘Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome – Empire Without Limit’ is a four-part series.
THE MEDALS OF WORLD WAR II (E) £12.99
Documentary explaining the meaning behind every medal awarded post World War II.
MING OF HARLEM – TWENTY ONE STOREYS IN THE AIR (U) 2014 WARNELL, PHILLIP £22.99 Documentary about the relationship between humans and wild animals kept as pets, focusing on Harlem resident Antoine Yates and Ming, his pet tiger.
MY FATHER AND THE MAN IN BLACK (15) 2015 HOLIFF, JONATHAN £14.99
After the suicide of Johnny Cash’s manager, Saul Holiff, Sauls son discovers that his father had left behind a plethora of material, including letters and audio diaries, which offer an insight into his relationship with Cash .
MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE (15) 2015 DOWER, JOHN £15.99
Louis Theroux presents this documentary which looks behind the scenes at the Church of Scientology.
NARCO CULTURA (E) 2013 MEXICO SCHWARZ, SHAUL £15.99
Documentary about the Mexican drug war in Ciudad Juárez and how those involved are portrayed in popular culture, including within the rising subgenre of narcocorrido music.
NASTY TERRIBLE T-KID 170: JULIUS CAVERO (E) 2016 STARR, C/NILES, B £12.99 In-depth look at the American graffiti artist known as Terrible T-KID 170, who began painting subway trains in the 1970s and soon gained a reputation amongst his peers.
NOMA MY PERFECT STORM (15) 2015 DESCHAMPS, PIERRE £19.99
Documentary from film-maker Pierre Deschamps about Danish chef René Redzepi and his two-Michelin star restaurant Noma, four-time winner of Best Restaurant in the World. The film explores the sacrifices necessary to achieve such success.
NOTES ON BLINDNESS (U) 2016 MIDDLETON, P/SPINNEY,J £15.99
Documentary focussing on the audio diaries of British writer and theologian John Hull in which he recorded his experience with blindness.
OUR MAN IN TEHRAN (E) 2013 WEINSTEIN,L/TAYLOR, D £15.99
Documentary chronicling the events of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1980.
PLANET EARTH II (PG) 2016 DVD – £22.99 BLU RAY – £27.99
A decade after the original documentary series, David Attenborough returns to narrate another colossal project showcasing life on this planet.
THE PROPAGANDA GAME (15) 2015 LONGORIA, ALVARO £19.99
A look at the different types of propaganda used by North Korea.
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (E) 2014 FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
The film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
REDNECKS AND CULCHIES (E) 2016 MONAGHAN, TONY £11.99
Look at debilitating addictions of drink and drugs on the employed working class Midwest Americans.
RENOIR: REVERED AND REVILED (E) 2016 GRABSKY, PHIL £14.99
The film explores Renoir’s later work which was a source of inspiration for painters such as Picasso and Matisse.
ROME’S INVISIBLE CITY (E) 2015 £12.99
Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott present this BBC documentary about the underground secrets of Ancient Rome.
SECRET WORLD OF LEGO (15) 2015 £12.99
Narrated by Hugh Bonneville, the documentary goes behind the scenes of the Danish headquarters where Lego is designed and made and reveals the secrets of the toys’ popularity.
SOMME 1916 – FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE WIRE (E) 2016 (5060352302752) £19.99
Three-part BBC documentary that examines the myths and unknown facts of the Battle of the Somme.
SPEED SISTERS (PG) 2015 FARES, AMBER ARABIC £15.99
Documentary about the first all-female Arab racing team the Speed Sisters, who compete against one other and have to region’s politics and military as they travel from race to race and try to use their collective passion for racing to become role models for other young Middle Eastern women.
STRETCH AND BOBBITO – RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES (15) 2015 GARCIA, BOBBITO £19.99
Music documentary about the 1990s hip hop radio show ‘Stretch and Bobbito’, which became groundbreaking for the number of unknown musical acts it brought to mainstream attention including Jay-Z and Eminem.
THREE DAYS IN AUSCHWITZ (E) 2015 MORA, PHILIPPE £12.99
Over three visits in 2010, 2012 and 2014 to Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps, director Philippe Mora learns about the fates of many of his family members who were killed at the camps by the Nazi regime.
UK GOLD (E) 2015 DONNE, MARK £15.99
Journalist Mark Donne looks at the UK’s tax avoidance industry and the role played by the City of London
VERSUS – THE LIFE AND FILMS OF KEN LOACH (12) 2016 OSMOND, LOUISE £15.99 Marking his 80th birthday, British film-maker Ken Loach discusses his life and career.
WE ARE MANY (12) 2014 AMIRANI, AMIR £12.99
15th of February 2003 millions of people all around the globe protested against the plan to invade Iraq. BBC journalist Amir Amirani speaks to a number of demonstrators, organisers and celebrities involved in the protest.
THE VICTORIAN SLUM: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E) 2016 £19.99
Michael Mosley presents this six-part BBC documentary that follows a group of 21st-century citizens living in a recreated Victorian slum in East London.
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (15) 2015 GARBUS, LIZ £13.99
Film about the life and music of legendary American singer and renowned civil rights activist, Nina Simone.
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT (15) 2015 MOORE, MICHAEL £15.99
To gather answers to the most pressing social and economic issues in the United States, spanning childhood obesity, paternity leave, the education system and the rehabilitation of offenders, Moore travels to countries including Finland, France, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Slovenia, to get the answers.
WEINER (15) 2016 KRIEGMAN,J/, E £15.99
Documentary about disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner and his attempt to deal with scandal while making a second New York City mayoral bid in 2013. and working relationships under increasing strain.
WORLD WAR II: 1941 AND THE MAN OF STEEL (E) 2011 £19.99
Professor David Reynolds examines how Josef Stalin handled the conflict between Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War.
WORLD WAR II: 1942 AND HITLER’S SOFT UNDERBELLY (E) 2012 £19.99
Professor David Reynolds presents this documentary examining the reasons behind Britain’s journey through North Africa and Italy during World War II to ultimately defeat Adolf Hitler in Germany.

NEW LITERATURE ON DVD

11.22.63 (15) 2016 £13.99
James Franco and Chris Cooper star in this eight-part sci-fi drama based on Stephen King’s novel.
A KIND OF LOVING (12) 1962 UK SCHLESINGER, JOHN £17.99
Adaptation of Stan Barstow’s ‘kitchen-sink’ love story set in an industrial Lancashire town.
THE A WORD (15) 2016 £19.99
Six-part BBC drama about a family adjusting to life with their autistic son.
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (PG) 2016 BOBIN, JAMES £19.99
Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter reprise their roles in this fantasy adventure sequel based on Lewis Carroll’s novel.
AKENFIELD (12) 1974 HALL, PETER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on the book by Ronald Blythe about a farmhand living in a small Suffolk village with his widowed mother but wants to escape his rural existence.
ALL NIGHT LONG (15) 1961 DEARDEN, BASIL DVD £9.99 BLU RAY £14.99
Inspired by Shakespeare’s Othello, Patrick McGoohan plays funky Iago, who wants happily married Paul’s job and goes about unsettling him by spreading rumours about his wife.
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (12) 1930 MILESTONE, LEWIS £15.99
Adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s anti-war novel about a group of German teenagers who enlist for World War I.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (U) 1974 SCOFFIELD, JON (5027626456245) £12.99
Television adaptation of William Shakespeare’s epic drama starring Richard Johnson and Janet Suzman.
THE BFG (PG) 2016 SPIELBERG, STEVEN £15.99
Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel starring Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant.
CHILDHOOD’S END (12) 2015 £22.99
Miniseries based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke about an alien presence arrives on Earth, promising to bring an era of utopian peace.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A) CORBET, BRADY £17.99
Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War. Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE SIXTH SEASON (18) 2016 £39.99
The complete sixth season of the HBO medieval fantasy drama based on the bestselling novel series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin.
GASLIGHT (PG) 1940 UK DICKINSON, THOROLD £17.99
Classic British thriller based on Patrick Hamilton’s play.
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 V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015 DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry
HIGH-RISE (15) 2016 WHEATLEY, BEN £19.99
Adapted of J.G. Ballard dystopian novel about an insular community living in a luxury high-rise building in 1975 London.
THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES (15) 2016 3 DVDS £26.99
BBC’s adaptations of ‘History Plays’, comprising ‘Henry VI: Part One’, ‘Henry VI: Part Two’, ‘Henry VI: Part Three’ and ‘Richard III’.
KIDNAPPED (PG) 1971 MANN, DELBERT £9.99
Faithful adaptation of the R.L. Stevenson novel, set in the 18th century.
KING & COUNTRY – SHAKESPEARE’S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015 DORAN, GREGORY DVD – £49.99 BLU RAY – £59.99
RSC Cycle of Kings featuring Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry.
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (U) 2016 STILLMAN, WHIT £19.99
Witty adaptation of Jane Austen’s novella staring Kate Beckinsale as Lady Susan, a high-class widow whose waning finances threaten her status and lifestyle.
NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE (15) 2014 WHELEHAN, JEREMY £17.99 Behind-the-scenes documentary which follows the production of William Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ by the Bridge Project Co.
ON THE BLACK HILL (15) 1988 GRIEVE, ANDREW DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on Bruce Chatwin’s novel covering covering 80 years of their life of a Welsh farming family and their twins who survive their puritanical upbringing, two wars and financial and emotional hardship while they remain on their father’s farm.
PLAY ON! SHAKESPEARE IN SILENT FILM(U) DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Collection of clips from silent film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays taken from the BFI National Archive.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (15) 2016 STEERS, BURR £19.99
Comedy horror retelling of Jane Austen’s classic based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody novel.
OUR KIND OF TRAITOR (15) 2015 WHITE, SUSANNA £19.99
Adaptation of the novel by John le Carré starring Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris.
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN: YORK THEATRE ROYAL (U) 2015 CRUDEN, DAMIAN £15.99
Stage adaptation of the novel by E. Nesbit in a live recording at the National Railway Museum in York.
RICHARD III (15) 1995 UK LONCRAINE, RICHARD DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Ian McKellen stars in the title role of this adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, based in an alternative, fascist 1930s England.
RICHARD II: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2015 GODWIN, SIMON (0809478012177) £19.99
Live performance of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of the corrupting influence of power, recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
RICHARD II (EX) 1997 WARNER, DEBORAH (5060291820096) £16.99
Fiona Shaw stars in this television adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: COMEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
Features A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, The Winter’s Tale and Twelfth Night.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: Tragedies (PG) 1984 £23.99
Features – Hamlet (1980), King Lear (1982), Macbeth (1983), Othello (1981) and Romeo and Juliet (1978).
SHAKESPEARE LIVE!: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE (12A) 2016 DORAN, GREGORY £15.99 David Tennant and Catherine Tate present this selection of some of the most memorable scenes from productions of Shakespeare’s works.
UNDER MILK WOOD (PG) 2014 BROUGHTON, PIP £14.99
Michael Sheen, Tom Jones and Ioan Gruffudd star in this BBC adaptation of Dylan Thomas’s radio play.
UNDER THE VOLCANO (15) 1984 HUSTON, JOHN £14.99
Albert Finney stars in this adaptation of Malcolm Lowry’s novel, set in the small Mexican town of Quauhnahuac in 1938.
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (12) 2015 MCGUIGAN, PAUL
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99
James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in this sci-fi horror based on the contemporary adaptations of the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley.
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99
1965 RSC adaptations of the plays ‘Henry VI: Parts 1-3’ and ‘Richard III’.

NEW BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD
AKENFIELD (12) 1974 HALL, PETER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on the book by Ronald Blythe about a farmhand living in a small Suffolk village but who wants to escape his rural existence.
BEAT GIRL (12) 1960 UK GRÉVILLE, EDMOND T. £19.99
Gillian Hills stars in the title role of this cult British drama that delves into the youth culture of the late 1950s. Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
THE CRYING GAME (18) 1992 JORDAN, NIEL Dual Format Ed. £19.99
IRA terrorist tracks down a dead British soldier’s girlfriend with surprising consequences.
EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO (18) 2015 GREENAWAY, PETER DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 Set in Mexico in 1931 during the filming of ‘Que Viva Mexico!, the drama looks at Soviet film-maker Sergei Eisenstein relationship with young actor Jorge Palomino y Cañedo.
EXPRESSO BONGO (PG) 1959 UK GUEST, VAL £19.99
Cliff Richard stars as an aspiring, young musician in this British musical. Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
GASLIGHT (PG) 1940 UK DICKINSON, THOROLD £17.99
Anton Walbrook and Diana Wynyard star in this classic British thriller based on Patrick Hamilton’s play.
HAPPY VALLEY: SERIES 2 (15) 2016 £19.99
BBC police set in a rural West Yorkshire valley.
HEADLINE (PG) 1943 HARLOW, JOHN £9.99
David Farrar stars as an intrepid reporter in this 1940s British crime drama.
HIGH-RISE (15) 2016 WHEATLEY, BEN £19.99
Adapted of J.G. Ballard dystopian novel about an insular community living in a luxury high-rise building in 1975 London.
MADE (15) 1972 MACKENZIE, JOHN £9.99
Carol White plays Valerie, a working single mother, and singer-songwriter Roy Harper plays Mike an aspiring pop star. Valerie is wooed by three men in her community – idealistic Mike, local priest Father Dyson who abuses his power to get closer to her, and Madhav an Indian, university-educated immigrant who is Valerie’s boss at the switchboard where she works.
MOSLEY: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 1998 KNIGHTS, ROBERT £14.99
Drama tracing Nazi sympathiser, Oswald Mosley’s rise to being founder and leader of the British Union of Fascists
THE NIGHT MANAGER (15) 2016 £24.99
All six episodes of the BBC series based on the John le Carré’s spy novel.
ON THE BLACK HILL (15) 1988 GRIEVE, ANDREW DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
Based on Bruce Chatwin’s novel covering 80 years of their life of a Welsh farming family and their twins who survive their puritanical upbringing, two wars and financial and emotional hardship while they remain on their father’s farm.
ORTHODOX (18) 2015 LEON, DAVID £15.99
Bullied young Jewish boy takes up boxing as a way of learning self-defence but his community sees him as having turning his back on his religion.
PENDA’S FEN (12) 1974 CLARKE, CLARKE £19.99
Set in the village of Pinvin in Worcestershire, the drama follows pastor’s son Stephen Franklin (Spencer Banks) as he has a series of surreal encounters with angels, demons and pagans.
SANDERS OF THE RIVER (U) 1935 KORDA, ZOLTAN £9.99
British drama set in British Colonial Nigeria.
SYMPTOMS (18) UK 1974 LARRAZ, JOSÉ RAMÓN £19.99
Long considered lost, this modern gothic horror was the official 1974 British Palme d’Or entry at Cannes and has been rediscovered and remastered to 2K.
THIRTEEN (15) 2016 £19.99
Drama about a 26-year-old woman who was abducted and held captive for the next 13 years before she escapes.
THIS LIFE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (18) £39.99
Drama about young lawyers sharing a house in London in the 1990s.
VICTORIA (12) 2016 £24.99
Eight-part ITV drama about the early life of Queen Victoria.

NEW CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD
ANOMALISA (15) 2015 KAUFMAN, CHARLIE £15.99
Stop-motion animated comedy drama about a motivational speaker in the middle of an existential crisis.
CRY OF THE CITY (12) 1948 SIODMAK, ROBERT £19.99
Classic film noir starring Victor Mature and Richard Conte.
THE DANISH GIRL (15) 2015 HOOPER, TOM £19.99
Biographical drama starring Eddie Redmayne as Danish artist, and one of the first recipients of gender reassignment surgery, Einar Wegener.
DAVID CRONENBERG’S EARLY WORKS (15) 1970 £14.99
Feature short film ‘Transfer’ (1966) features the story of a doctor and his patient, ‘From the Drain’ (1967) follows the conversation of two war veterans reminiscing about past conflicts. In ‘Stereo’ (1969), seven young adults volunteer to undergo brain surgery which will give them telepathic powers and ‘Crimes of the Future’ (1970), dermatologist Adrian Tripod searches for his mentor after a catastrophic plague wipes out the female population.
EUREKA (18) 1983 ROEG, NICHOLAS TWO DISC DVD AND BLUE RAY SET £17.99
Gene Hackman stars as a wealthy gold prospector who struggles to find a meaning in his life.
THE GLASS SHIELD (15) 1994 BURNETT, CHARLES £19.99 The first black recruit in his squad, rookie cop J J Johnson (Michael
Boatman) struggles to adapt to life on the force when confronted by the inherent prejudices and corruption.
GUERNICA (15) 2016 SERRA, KOLDO £19.99
War drama telling the story of a town that was relentlessly bombed during the Spanish Civil War.
HAIL, CAESAR! (12A) 2015 COEN, E AND J £19.99
Comedy drama set in 1950s Hollywood film studios .
HOMELAND: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON (15) 2015 £34.99
Acclaimed US drama centred around the life of CIA agent Carrie Mathison.
THE LAST COMMAND (PG) 1928 STERNBERG , JOSEF VON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99
Silent historical drama starring Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent and William Powell.
LOOKING: THE COMPLETE SERIES AND THE MOVIE (18) 2016 £23.99
All 18 episodes from the first two seasons and the feature-length finale of the HBO comedy drama following the lives and loves of three gay men in San Francisco.
MEDITERRANEA (15) 2015 CARPIGNANO, JONAS £19.99
Film about two African immigrants as they make the dangerous journey to Italy and their attempt to settle into their new makeshift homes while facing hostility and resentment from the local community.
ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW (12) 1959 WISE , ROBERT DUAL FORMAT ED. £19.99
This story of a daring robbery gone wrong is considered to be the last of the true 40s and 50s film noirs.
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 who won gold at the Nazi Olympics in Berlin in 1936.
THE REVENANT (15) 2015 IÑÁRRITU, ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this award-winning epic adventure based on real events.
SHOOTING STARS (PG) 1928 ASQUITH, A./BRAMBLE, A.V. £19.99
Set in a movie studio, the story follows the crumbling relationship of married acting duo Mae Feather (Annette Benson) and Julian Gordon (Brian Aherne). Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
SPOTLIGHT (15) 2015 MCCARTHY, THOMAS £17.99
Drama about the Boston Globe’s uncovering of a widespread sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church.
STAR WARS EPISODE VII – THE FORCE AWAKENS (12) 2016 ABRAMS,J.J. £15.99
Latest instalment of the sci-fi film epic reuniting Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.
TALE OF TALES (15) 2015 GARRONE, MATTEO £15.99
Collection of three tales by Italian writer Giambattista Basile.
THAT COLD DAY IN THE PARK (15) 1969 ALTMAN, ROBERT DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY/DVD £19.99
Lonely, middle-aged woman who invites a mute boy to her apartment. She then imprisons the boy and cares for his every need and desire.
TRUMBO (15) 2015 ROACH, RAY £17.99
Film about American screenwriter and novelist Dalton Trumbo who refusing to testify during the investigation of communist influences in Hollywood.

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FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA     ITALIAN CINEMA
SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA
JAPANESE CINEMA    ASIAN CINEMA       MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA          POLISH CINEMA    SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA  DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD      

BRITISH CINEMA    ENGLISH LANGUAGE CINEMA  
MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON DVDS        
CONTACT INFORMATION

 

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS APRIL 2014

ASCENSEUR POUR L’ÉCHAFAUD/LIFT TO THE SCAFFOLD (PG)   1958  FRANCE  MALLE, LOUIS
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99  

Malle’s debut feature is a tense thriller starring Jeanne Moreau and Julian Tavernier
BASTARDS (18) 2013 FRANCE  DENIS, CLAIRE    £19.99
Marco receives a call from his sister, urgently calling him back to Paris. Her husband has committed suicide, her daughter is missing and the family business has gone under.
BOY MEETS GIRL (15) FRANCE     CARAX, LEOS
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99 

Leos Carax’s brilliant feature debut follows the relationship of an aspiring filmmaker (Denis Lavant) who has just been left by his lover and a suicidal young woman (Mireille Perrier) who is also reeling from a failed romance.
COUSCOUS (15) 2007 FRANCE KECHICHE, ABDELLATIF
DVD – £19.99    BLU RAY – £19.99 

Warm and engrossing family drama set among the North African community in the Mediterranean port of Sète.
DE BRUIT ET DE FUREUR/SOUND AND THE FURY (18) 2013 FRANCE    BRISSEAU, JEAN-CLAUDE £15.99
Teenager Bruno moves to a high-rise building along with his hard-working mum. At school he falls under the bad influence of streetwise boy who starts to lead Bruno stray. When their teacher sees what is happening she tries to intervene and get the boys back on the right path.
FONZY (15) 2013 FRANCE      DOVAL, ISABELLE   £19.99
José Garcia co-writes and stars in this French remake of the 2011 comedy ‘Starbuck’.about a man in his forties who still acts like a teenager.
However his teenage behaviour is about  to come to an end, when he becomes a father to 534 children.
L’INCONNU DU LAC/STRANGER BY THE LAKE (18) FRANCE    GUIRAUDIE, ALAIN    DVD – £15.99        BLU RAY – £19.99
Young gay man Franck befriends the mysterious yet captivating Michel. Franck finds himself growing more and more attracted to Michel and even after witnessing first-hand the extent of his unrestrained rage. However can Franck get through to this lethal and dangerous man on an emotional level?
THE LEOS CARAX COLLECTION (18)       DVD – £28.99        BLU RAY – £38.99
Box set containing three classics from acclaimed director Leos Carax – Mauvais Sang/the Night is Young, Boy Meets Girl and Holy Motors.
MAUVAIS SANG/NIGHT IS YOUNG (15) 1986   FRANCE      CARAX, LEOS
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99

Thriller has petty thief and street hustler  plot to steal a new miracle cure for an AIDS-like virus on behalf of his gangster friend .
LE ROI ET L’OISEAU/THE KING AND THE MOCKING BIRD (U) 1980   FRANCE     GRIMAULT, PAUL £15.99
Inspired by a short story from Hans Christian Anderson. The tyrannical, cross-eyed King of Takicardia is much-hated by his subjects and only a mockingbird who lives nearby is willing to stand up to the ruler by poking fun at him.
SUZANNE (12) 2013 FRANCE    QUILLÉVÉRÉ,.KATELL     £19.99
Spanning 25 years widower Nicolas (François Damiens) looks after his two young daughters Suzanne and Maria. When she is a teenager Suzanne (Sara Forestier) falls pregnant and decides to keep the baby.  However upon meeting gangster Julien (Paul Hamy) Suzanne’s life spirals out of control.
UN JEU BRUTAL/A BRUTAL GAME (18) 1983 FRANCE BRISSEAU, JEAN-CLAUDE £15.99
Psychological thriller.
 

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVDAPRIL 2014

DER MONDMANN/MOON MAN (U) 2012 GERMANY   SCHESCH,S/WEBER, S C £12.99
Animated film based on a story and illustrations by Tomi Ungerer.

ITALIAN  CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

CALLING INSPECTOR MAROTTA: ST PETER’S TREASURE (15) 2000   SIRONI, ALBERTO £12.99
Luca Zingaretti, known for his starring role in the TV series ‘Inspector Montalbano’, leads the cast in this Italian TV drama centred around a proposed robbery of the Vatican.
IL COMMISSARIO DE LUCA/INSPECTOR DE LUCA (15)   2008 ITALY    FRAZZI, ANTONIO    £19.99
Drama series based on the mystery novels by Carlo Lucarelli. Set in Bologna between 1938 and 1948.
 

SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

ARRUGAS/WRINKLES (15) 2011SPAIN    FERRERAS, IGNACIO
DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99

Animated film based on the comic book by Paco Roca set in a care home for the elderly.
CINCO DE MAYO: LA BATALLA/THE BATTLE (15) 2013    MEXICO
LARA, RAFA   £15.99

Mexican war film inspired by the 1862  Battle of Puebla in which vastly outnumbered Mexican forces fought to defend the city of Puebla from the invading French army.
DÍAS DE GRACIA/DAYS OF GRACE (15) 2013 MEXICO  GOUT, EVERADO VALERIO £15.99
The film follows three interweaving storylines involving crimes and kidnappings that take place in Mexico City during the course of three separate football World Cup tournaments in 2002, 2006 and 2010.
REACHING FOR THE MOON (15) 2013 BRAZIL  BARRETO, BRUNOIN PORTUGUESE   £15.99
Set at the height of 1950s glamour, this film recounts the extraordinary relationship between Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.
Set at the height of 1950s glamour, this audience award winning drama recounts the extraordinary relationship between Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.
 

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

CHROME SHELLED REGIOS: COLLECTION 1 (15) 2009 JAPAN      KAWASAKI,  ITSURO £24.99
First collection of episodes from the Japanese anime set in a future dystopian world.
DRAGON BALL: SEASON 1 (PG) 1986 JAPAN   NISHIO, DAISUKE    £34.99
The first season of the Japanese anime following the adventures of Goku.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (PG) 2013 JAPAN    KOREEDA, HIROKAZU  £19.99
Successful businessman life is turned upside down when he finds out that the child he thought was his was actually accidentally switched with another baby when he was born.
POM POKO (PG) 1994   JAPAN  TAKAHATA, ISAO   £19.99
Animated film about Marco who lives a happy life as a pilot for hire protecting airships from marauding air-pirates.
SEVEN SAMURAI (PG) 1954 JAPAN B/W KUROSAWA,  AKIRA
DVD –  £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

Classic Samurai story on which the film ‘The Magnificent Seven, was based.
THE STORY OF  YONOSUKE (15) JAPAN   OKITA, SHUICHI
DVD – £14.99    BLU RAY – £19.99

A big hit this year at the International film festivals. Yonosuke takes pleasure in life’s simplest things and his positivity touches and alters everyone around him, from his college friends to his work colleagues in later life. Through the recounting of the friends experiences of Yonosuke, we start to build-up his story, his character, piecing everything together about him and where he is today.
ZATOICHI (18) JAPAN   KITANO, TAKESHI   DVD – £19.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
A thrilling tale of swordplay and adventure set in 19th Century Japan.

ASIAN CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

BLEAK NIGHT (15)    KOREA    SUNG-HYUN, YOON   £14.99
After the suicide of troubled high school student Ki-tae his father starts to investigate his son’s school life to find the whys and hows which led his son to take his own life.
ONG-BAK (18) 2003   THAILAND     PINKAEW, PRACHYA   £9.99
Martial arts  film set in Thailand.
 

MIDDLE EASTERN   CINEMA ON DVD APRIL 2014

CUPCAKES (15) ISRAEL    FOX, EYTAN   HEBREW   £15.99
Comedy drama about a group of best friends in Tel Aviv who come together to watch an international song competition on television. Each with their own personal problems, they use this opportunity to forget their everyday stresses.
FILL THE VOID (U) 2012 ISRAEL  BURSHSTEIN,  RAMA IN HEBREW
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99

When Esther (Renana Raz), the eldest daughter of an Orthodox Hassidic family, dies during the birth of her first child, plans for her younger sister Shira (Hadas Yaron)’s marriage are put on hold while the family grieve for their loss. Yochay (Yiftach Klein), the child’s father, decides to leave Tel Aviv for Belgium to start a new life with another woman but Esther’s mother is determined not to lose her only grandchild and demands that Yochay marry Shira in order to keep the family together.
A WORLD NOT OURS (E) 2012        FLEIFEL, MAHDI        £14.99
Director Mahdi Fleifel  spent much of his childhood in the Palestinian refugee camp Ain el-Helweh. before moving to Denmark with his family, but has returned on many occasions. From a young age he has been capturing life at Ain el-Helweh by recording a video diary in which he talks to those who reside there including his friend Abu Eyad.

EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

IN A BEDROOM (15) 2012  POLAND  WASILEWSKI, TOMASZ     £15.99
Forty-year-old Edyta is in crisis when she meets a young artist. In his minimalist movie, debuting director Tomasz Wasilewski makes smart use of the tension resulting from the lack of information his story provides viewers about the protagonists.
MAN OF  MARBLE (2 DISC SET) (PG) 1977 POLAND  WAJDA, ANDRZEJ   £14.99
Often described as ‘the Polish CITIZEN KANE’, Wajda’s MAN OF MARBLE is not only regarded as one of the greatest, most important films in the history of Polish cinema, it is also one of the key films of the 1970s and one of the most compelling attacks on government corruption ever made.
SILENT SONATA (15) 2010  SLOVENIA   BURGER, JANEZ     £15.99
An elegantly shot slice of magical realism set during wartime in an unnamed Balkan country, that employs the circus as a metaphor for the human spirit.
VANISHING WAVES (18) 2012 LITHUANIA BUOZYTE, K/SAMPER, B   £15.99
When a young researcher volunteers for a sensory deprivation experiment he is tasked with communicating with a comatose woman. Soon, through these unorthodox means, the subject and the scientist begin to develop an unlikely emotional and sexual bond.
 

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD APRIL 2014

EASY MONEY II – HARD TO KILL   2012  SWEDEN NAJAFI, BABAK
DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99

Second instalment of this gritty Swedish crime thriller based on the novels by Jens Lapidus.
THE LARS VON  TRIER COLLECTION   (18) DVD – £49.99   BLU RAY – £59.99
This box set brings together four of his most recent works – Nymphomanic Vol I & Vol II, Melancholia, AntiChrist and Breaking the Waves.
NYMPHOMANIAC  VOL I & VOL II (18) 2013  TRIER, LARS VON IN ENGLISH    DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £29.99
Nymphomaniac is the wild and poetic story of a woman’s journey from birth to the age of 50 as told by the main character, the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg).

DOCUMENTARIES
ON DVD APRIL  2014

BELLMAN EQUATION (E) 2011    BELLMAN, GABRIEL LEIF .    £12.99
Film about the influential 20th century mathematician Richard Bellman.
EMPIRE’S SHIELD – THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR (E) £16.99
Documentary produced by the Royal Navy in the First World War era featuring footage of British ships set to a soundtrack of period music.
GREAT WAR: 1914 – THE OUTBREAK OF WAR (E) £9.99
Film examines the events that led up to the outbreak of the war in 1914, and the initial tactics used by both sides to gain a military advantage in the field.
GREAT WAR: 1915 – THE YEAR OF ILLUSION (E) £9.99
1915, the great mobile battles of the previous year had resulted in stalemate following the defeat of Germany’s drive towards Paris. Both sides began to dig in, making the first moves towards constructing the vast trench networks that would result in years of attritional warfare.
GREAT WAR: 1916 – THE CRUCIBLE OF ATTRITION (E) £9.99
This volume looks at the events of 1916, when the construction of vast trench networks had made it almost impossible for either side to gain the advantage.
GREAT WAR: 1917 – YEAR OF ENDURANCE (E)    £9.99
1917, when the Allies launched desperate attacks on the German lines with huge casualties, but with little result.
GREAT WAR: 1918 – CRISIS AND CONCLUSION (E)   £9.99
This volume examines the events of 1918, the last year of the war, when Germany was on the verge of starvation following the successful British naval blockade of the North Sea ports.
KISS THE WATER (E) 2013   STEEL, ERIC       £17.99
Film explores the life and work of Megan Boyd, the unorthodox Scottish woman whose salmon fishing flies have developed a cult following.
NELSON MANDELA – THE FREEDOM FIGHTER (E) 2013     £19.99
Three documentaries tracing the life and times of Nelson Mandela. Films  are: ‘The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela’, ‘Projek Mandela’ and ‘Mandela’s Last Mile’.
PUBLIC ENEMY – WELCOME TO THE TERRORDOME (E) 2014    £12.99
‘Public Enemy’s 20 year career has had a monumental impact on the music world.
SIMON SCHAMA’S SHAKESPEARE (E) 2012            £19.99
Schama looks at the time period Shakespeare lived in to help us understand his works.
A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM (E) 2013  COUSINS, MARK   £14.99
Documentary examining the relationship between film and childhood. Director Mark Cousins uses excerpts from movies made over the years to highlight the way children have informed and inspired certain film-makers in their work and what this means for the art form itself.
WORLD WAR I: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2014     4 DISCS (5060294373681)   £14.99
Documentary exploring stories of courage dating from the First World War, which tore Europe apart between 1914 and 1918 and led to millions of deaths.
 
COMPLETE DOCUMENTARY LIST AT – 
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LITERATURE ON DVD APRIL 2014

ALICE IN WONDERLAND (E) 1966   MILLER, JONATHAN    £14.99
Made-for-TV BBC adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s book.
EASY MONEY II – HARD TO KILL   2012  SWEDEN NAJAFI, BABAK
DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £17.99

Second instalment of this gritty Swedish crime thriller based on the novels by Jens Lapidus.
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (12) 2013 JACKSON. PETER
DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99

Second film instalments of this classic work of literature.
SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (PG) 2013    STILLER, BEN
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99

Ben Stiller directs and stars in this reimagining of the classic James Thurber story.
SIMON SCHAMA’S SHAKESPEARE (E) 2012            £19.99
Schama looks at the time period Shakespeare lived in to help us understand his works.
WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD (PG) 1991  STURRIDGE, CHARLES     £12.99
Edwardian period piece based on the EM Forster  novel.
COMPLETE LITERATURE ON FILM  LIST AT – 
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BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL 2014

ELSTREE CALLING (PG) 1930        £9.99
Tommy Handley compères this collection of musical and comedy sketches featuring popular vaudeville entertainers
FOSSIL (15) 2014  WALKER, ALEX    £15.99
Paul and Camilla’s marriage is in trouble. They head to a picturesque cottage in the South of France to work through their problems and try to¬ inject some love back into their marriage. As their relationship unravels, the holiday is hijacked by an American and his French girlfriend.
NEW INCOMPLETE COMPLETE AND UTTER HISTORY OF BRITAIN (12)  1969    £19.99
Written by and starring Michael Palin and Terry Jones, the series offered a typically Pythonesque look at British history
THE PATROL (15) 2013    PETCH, TOM   £19.99
British war drama set in Afghanistan
THAT SINKING FEELING (12) 1979   FORSYTH, BILL UAL DISC EDITON DVD/BLU RAY  £19.99
Comedy about  a group of Glaswegian youths who steal some stainless steel sinks.

NEW  CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD APRIL 2014

AFTER (15)    SMITH, RYAN        £15.99
When two bus crash survivors (Steven Strait, Karolina Wydra) awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation.
ALL IS LOST (15) 2013  CHANDOR J.C.    DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99
Award-winning adventure drama starring Robert Redford. Redford plays a solitary yachtsman in the middle of the Indian Ocean whose boat is hit by an abandoned shipping container.
AMERICAN HUSTLE (15) 2013  RUSSELL DAVID O.
DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £23.99

Based on the Abscam sting operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s, the story follows FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Cooper) as he blackmails conman Irving Rosenfeld (Bale) and his lover Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) into helping him with a case after a successful investigation into the pair’s own foreign banking scam.
KILLING DARLING (15) 2013     KROKIDAS, JOHN
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

Film set among the Beat Generation  and the time Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac spent at Columbia University.
NEBRASKA (15) 2013      PAYNE, ALEXANDER
DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £26.99

Road-trip drama about an aging alcoholic, played by Bruce Dern, who alon with his son   travels to Nebraska to collect a prize.
OLDBOY (18) 2013 LEE, SPIKE  DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
English language remake of the thriller based on the manga comic story.
SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (PG) 2013    STILLER, BEN
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £27.99

Ben Stiller directs and stars in this reimagining of the classic James Thurber story.
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS (U) 2013 NIGHTINGALE, N/COOK, B
DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £27.99

Adventure film based on the 1999 BBC documentary series, which projects computer-animated dinosaurs into live action settings to tell the story of a young Pachyrhinosaurus.

MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON  DVD APRIL 2014

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (12) 2013 JACKSON. PETER (5051892164214)  – £19.99  
Second film instalments of this classic work of literature.
Languages:    English, Italian
Subtitles:       English, Italian
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FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   BELGIAN CINEMA     ITALIAN CINEMA
SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA
IRANIAN CINEMA     JAPANESE CINEMA    ASIAN CINEMA       MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA          POLISH CINEMA    SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA  DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD
BRITISH CINEMA    ENGLISH LANGUAGE CINEMA
MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON DVDS
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FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS MARCH 2014

AGE OF UPRISING – THE LEGEND OF MICHAEL KOHLHAAS (15) 2011 FRANCE   PALLIÈRES, ARNAUD DES £15.99
Mads Mikkelsen stars as Michael Kohlhaas  in this adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist novella Michael Kohlhass.
L’IMAGE MANQUANTE/MISSING PICTURE (12) 2013  RITHY PANH IN FRENCH  DVD – £15.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
Academy Award-nominated documentary detailing the horrors of the Cambodian genocide which occurred under the Pol Pot dictatorship of the late-1970s.
JEUNE ET JOLIE (18) FRANCE 2013OZON, FRANÇOIS
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £23.99

Ozon writes and directs this drama about a teenage girl discovering her sexuality.
JOURNAL DE FRANCE (E)   2012   FRANCE DEPARDON, R/NOUGARET, C £17.99
Documentary following film-maker and photographer Raymond Depardon and his collaborator Claudine Nougaret as they journey around France over the course of six years capturing the country on camera. Travelling through the Gallic countryside, Depardon takes landscape photographs using a large-format camera, while Nougaret trails through some of the film-maker’s previously unseen work which is shown here alongside the footage of their journey.
LA VIE D’ADÈLE/BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR (18) 2013 FRANCE   KECHICHE, ABDEL.
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

Award-winning drama about a15-year-old Adèle  (played by Adèle Exarchopoulos) who lead a typical teenage life of school, parents and boys.However Adele’s  life is turned upside down after a chance encounter with a beguiling blue-haired Emma (Léa Seydoux), forcing her to question her desires and assert herself as a woman and as an adult Throughout their relationship the two young women learn a lot about the pains and joys of being in love and the importance of staying true to oneself.
COMPLETE FRENCH LIST AT
– http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds
 

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVDMARCH 2014

 

AGE OF UPRISING – THE LEGEND OF MICHAEL KOHLHAAS (15) 2011 FRANCE   PALLIÈRES, ARNAUD DES IN FRENCH  £15.99
Mads Mikkelsen stars as Michael Kohlhaas  in this adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist novella Michael Kohlhass.
ART LIVES: KURT SCHWITTERS – THE SCHWITTERS SCANDAL (E) £16.99
The programme takes a look at Kurt Schwitters. work and his controversial life.
(In English and German)
QUERELLE (18) 1982 GERMANY   FASSBINDER, R. W.
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY –  £19.99

Fassbinder’s controversial cult classic based on Jean Genet’s novel.

BELGIAN CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

SALAMANDER (15) 2012 BELGIUM    4 DISCS   IN FLEMISH  £23.99
When the contents of 66 safe deposit boxes are stolen from a private bank, police inspector Paul Gerardi (Filip Peeters) investigates. The owners of the stolen goods, who are all powerful figures in Brussels and keen to cover up the robbery, turn out to be members of a secret group known as Salamander.

ITALIAN  CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

LE MANI SULLA CITTÀ (15) 1963 ITALY   ROSSI,     FRANCESCO   £19.99
Intense political dramas about civic corruption in post-war Naples.

SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

ART LIVES: GOYA (E)   £16.99
Art critic Robert Hughes presents this documentary about Spanish painter Francisco Goya featuring contributions from experts. (In English and German).
ART LIVES: JULIO GONZÁLEZ (E) £16.99
Barrie Gavin travels from Paris to Barcelona and finally onto the Riviera as he follows in González’s footsteps and discusses the sculptor’s life and work.
LA PASIÓN DE MICHELANGELO/THE PASSION OF MICHELANGELO (15)   2013 CHILE LARRAÍN, ESTEBAN £12.99
Inspired by a true story of a precocious child’s growth from orphan to pseudo-prophet in the Pinochet era.

IRANIAN CINEMA ON DVD

FEBRUARY 2014

THE PATIENCE STONE (15) 2012 IRAN    RAHIMI, ATIQ    £15.99
Award-winning film by about a young woman who cares for her comatose husband. She takes the opportunity to reveal the truth to her husband about her dreams and desires as well as her loneliness, suffering and heartbreak.

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

BLIND WOMAN’S CURSE (15) 1970 JAPAN   ISHII, TERUO DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY  £19.99
Japanese cult action film.
SHADY (15) 2012 JAPAN    WATANAB, RYOHEI E   £14.99
Lonely bullied teenager   Misa makes friends with Izumi, one of the  popular girls at the school. But is this friendship  sincere or does two teenage girls and their friendships. have other motives?

ASIAN CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

BHAJATHE RAHO (12) 2013       SHAH, SHASHANT   IN HINDI    £12.99
Bollywood crime comedy.
METRO MANILA (18) 2013 INDONESIA   ELLIS, SEAN IN TAGALOG  DVD – £12.99  BLU RAY – £15.99
A rural Filipino family discover the realities of life on the streets of the capital in director crime thriller.
THE LADY ASSASSIN (15) 2013   VIETNAM     NGUYEN,  QUANG DUNG  £14.99
Three young hostesses lure any bandits and travellers into the tavern before murdering and looting their bodies for any worthy possessions. When their latest haul includes the bound and gagged body of a beautiful young woman, the group decide to spare her life and enable her to take revenge on those responsible for her situation.
LOOTERA (12) 2013     MOTWANE, VIKRAMADITYA    IN HINDI    £12.99
Bollywood romantic drama partly based on O. Henry’s short story ‘The Last Leaf’. Set in 1953, the film follows archaeologist Varun Shrivastav (Ranveer Singh) as he works on the temple grounds belonging to a Manikpur zamindar.

MIDDLE EASTERN   CINEMA ON DVD MARCH 2014

FILL THE VOID (U) 2012 ISRAEL  BURSHSTEIN,  RAMA IN HEBREW
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99

When Esther (Renana Raz), the eldest daughter of an Orthodox Hassidic family, dies during the birth of her first child, plans for her younger sister Shira (Hadas Yaron)’s marriage are put on hold while the family grieve for their loss. Yochay (Yiftach Klein), the child’s father, decides to leave Tel Aviv for Belgium to start a new life with another woman but Esther’s mother is determined not to lose her only grandchild and demands that Yochay marry Shira in order to keep the family together.
A WORLD NOT OURS (E) 2012        FLEIFEL, MAHDI        £14.99
Director Mahdi Fleifel  spent much of his childhood in the Palestinian refugee camp Ain el-Helweh. before moving to Denmark with his family, but has returned on many occasions. From a young age he has been capturing life at Ain el-Helweh by recording a video diary in which he talks to those who reside there including his friend Abu Eyad.

EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS (18) POLAND  WASILEWSKI, .TOMASZ
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

Award winning film, described by the director  as ‘the first Polish LGBT film’, about two young male swimmers who  fall in love and the unsympathetic reaction this elicits.
TRANSPORT FROM PARADISE (15) 1963   CZECHOSLOVAK   BRYNYCH, ZBYNEK    £12.99
In the Theresienstadt ghetto of Czechoslovakia, the Nazis are preparing for a visit from the International Red Cross. In an attempt to cover up the real function of the ghetto they draft in actors for a propaganda film which will show the community flourishing as opposed to dwindling.

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD MARCH 2014

KLOWN  (18) 2010 DENMARK    NØRGAARD, MIKKEL   £12.99
Spin-off of the Danish comedy series. Frank (Frank Hvam) decides to prove himself  suitable father material by kidnapping his pregnant girlfriend’s young nephew for a truly outrageous weekend.

DOCUMENTARIES
ON DVD MARCH  2014

ART LIVES: BOTTICELLI’S DRAWINGS FOR THE DIVINE COMEDY (E)   £16.99
Film about Florentine Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli focusing on his illustrations for Dante Alighieri’s ‘Divine Comedy’.  (In English and German)
ART LIVES: PIERRE SOULAGES – BLACK LIGHT (E)   £16.99
Offers an insight into French artist Pierre Soulages work and his creative processes. (In English, German, French)
ART LIVES: GOYA (E)   £16.99
Art critic Robert Hughes presents this documentary about Spanish painter Francisco Goya featuring contributions from experts. (In English and German)
ART LIVES: JULIO GONZÁLEZ (E) £16.99
Barrie Gavin travels from Paris to Barcelona and finally onto the Riviera as he follows in González’s footsteps and discusses the sculptor’s life and work. (In English and German)
ART LIVES: KURT SCHWITTERS – THE SCHWITTERS SCANDAL (E) £16.99
The programme takes a look at Kurt Schwitters. work and his controversial life. (In English and German).
THE BIG MELT (PG) 2013    WALLACE, M/COCKER, J        £19.99
Martin and Jarvis direct this documentary about the history of the steel industry in Sheffield. The film features silent footage from the BFI National Archive with a music soundtrack by Cocker, who is accompanied by some Sheffield musicians.
FIRE IN THE BLOOD (E) 2012   GRAY, DYLAN MOHAN   £12.99
Film  tells  the story of how Western governments and pharmaceutical companies may  have contributed to the deaths of more than ten million Africans suffering from AIDS during the 1990s by blocking access to low-cost medicine.
THE GREEN PLANET (E) 2012    HAFT, JAN   £17.99
Film about forests and the animals and  creatures that inhabit them.
A HISTORY OF DANCE ON SCREEN (E) 1914    . MORITZ , REINER E    £19.99
Dance and the media in the 20th and 21st centuries and how they have influenced each other. The film includes interviews and archive footage of dancers and choreographers and features, among others, Alvin Ailey, Pina Bausch, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova and Roland Petit.
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE (E) 1912    FRANCE,  DAVID      £12.99
Oscar-nominated documentary following the plight of activist groups ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) and TAG (Treatment Action Group) to find and provide a treatment for HIV/AIDS during the epidemic of the 1980s.
JOURNAL DE FRANCE (E)   2012   FRANCE DEPARDON, R/NOUGARET, C £17.99
Film-maker and photographer Raymond Depardon and his collaborator Claudine Nougaret journey around France over the course of six years capturing the country on camera.
L’IMAGE MANQUANTE/MISSING PICTURE (12) 2013  RITHY PANH IN FRENCH  DVD – £15.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
Academy Award-nominated documentary detailing the horrors of the Cambodian genocide which occurred under the Pol Pot dictatorship of the late-1970s.
PLOT FOR PEACE (PG) 2013    AGULLO, C/JACOBSON,M       £17.99
The film tells the untold story of the French businessman Jean-Yves Ollivier who was instrumental in the release of Nelson Mandela.
PRAY FOR JAPAN (E) 2012     LEVY, STUART J.     £15.99
Documentary exploring how Japan has fared in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the country’s eastern coast in 2011. Shot over a period of five weeks, the film examines how the community spirit of the victims has enabled them to work towards rebuilding their livelihoods and their families.
TEENAGE (12A) 2013        WOLF,  MATT    £17.99
Documentary about the emergence of the ‘teenager’ at the turn of the 20th century.
A WORLD NOT OURS (E) 2012        FLEIFEL, MAHDI        £14.99
Director Mahdi Fleifel  spent much of his childhood in the Palestinian refugee camp Ain el-Helweh. before moving to Denmark with his family, but has returned on many occasions. From a young age he has been capturing life at Ain el-Helweh by recording a video diary in which he talks to those who reside there including his friend Abu Eyad.
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LITERATURE ON DVD MARCH 2014

CAPE FORLORN (PG) 1931   DUPONT, E.A.   £12.99
British drama based on the play by Frank Harvey, set in and around a remote
lighthouse on the New Zealand coast.
CARRIE (15) 2013   PEIRCE KIMBERLY   DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £24.99
Chloë Moretz and Julianne Moore star in this adaptation of Stephen King’s 1974 novel about a teenager who possesses telekinetic powers.
FRANKENSTEIN (12) 2004   CONNOR,  KEVIN   £15.99
TV update of Mary Shelley’s classic novel starring Donald Sutherland and William Hurt.
GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (12) 1991  PHILLIPS, JOHN   £12.99
Made-for-TV drama based on the 14th century Middle English poem.
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (12) 2013   LAWRENCE, FRANCIS
DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY – £26.99

Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in the second instalment of the sci-fi adventure trilogy based on the novel by Suzanne Collins.
THE MUSKETEERS (12) 2013   DVD – £24.99   BLU RAY – £24.99
BBC drama inspired by Alexandre Dumas’s novel ‘The Three Musketeers’.
PRIVATE PEACEFUL (12) 2012         O’CONNOR, PAT    £12.99
Coming-of-age war drama based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo. The outbreak of World War One shatters the family’s rural idyll as two teenaged brothers join up, leaving behind the beautiful Molly (Alexandra Roach), with whom they are both passionately in love.
THE WYVERN MYSTERY (12) 2000       PILLAI, ALEX    £12.99
Film based on Sheridan Le Fanu’s the classic gothic novel.
COMPLETE LITERATURE ON FILM  LIST AT – 
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BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD

MARCH 2014

EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME TEN (U) £14.99
Features ‘Let’s Be Famous’ (1939), ‘The Divided Heart’ (1954),  ‘His Excellency’ (1952) & Saloon Bar’ (1940)
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME ELEVEN  (U) £14.99
Features from the iconic British film studio. Features – ‘Calling the Tune’ (1936),  ‘Lease of Life’ (1954), ‘Lorna Doone’ (1934) &  ‘Return to Yesterday’ (1940).
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME TWELVE  (U) £14.99
Features –  ‘Three Men in a Boat’ (1933), ‘The Bailiffs’ (1932), ‘Loyalties’ (1933) & ‘Laburnum Grove’ (1936),
PHILOMENA (12) 2013     FREARS STEPHEN    DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99
Steve Coogan and Judi Dench star in this drama about a mother’s search for the child she was forced to give up by the Catholic Church in Ireland years before.
A LONG WAY FROM HOME (12A) 2013   GILBERT, VIRGINIA     £17.99
Retired couple Joseph (James Fox) and Brenda (Brenda Fricker) move to southern France to live out the rest of their days. Joseph finds himself in a state of boredom, however, until he meets the young and attractive Suzanne (Natalie Dormer).

NEW  CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD MARCH 2014

THE BUTLER (12) 2013   DANIELS,  LEE .    DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99
The film tells the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker)’s 34-year career working as head butler at the White House.
THE FAMILY (15) 2013     BESSON, LUC   £17.99
Crime comedy starring Robert De Niro. As an  ex-mafia boss who is moved to rural France under the witness protection program with his family.
GRAVITY (12) 2013 CUARÓN, ALFONSO .    DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £24.99
George Clooney and Sandra Bullock star in this award-winning sci-fi thriller.
PARKLAND (15) 2013     LANDESMAN, PETER.        £15.99
Dramatic retelling of former US President John F. Kennedy’s assassination .

MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON  DVD MARCH 2014

FROZEN (PG) 2013   (8717418418885) £19.99
Award-winning CGI-animated adventure from Disney inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Snow Queen’
Languages:    English, Italian
Subtitles:       Italian
SAVING MR. BANKS (PG) 2013 (8717418419066)   £17.99
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson star in this Academy Award-nominated drama based on the life of author P.L. Travers and Walt Disney’s attempt to gain the rights to adapt her novel ‘Mary Poppins’.Languages:    English, Russian
Subtitles:       Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish
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Contents
FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   DUTCH CINEMA
SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA
JAPANESE CINEMA               KOREAN CINEMA               POLISH CINEMA    SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA  DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD
BRITISH CINEMA    ENGLISH LANGUAGE CINEMA
MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON DVDS
CONTACT INFORMATION

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS FEBRUARY 2014

COMING OUT (15) 2013 CANADA     BLANCHARD, MATHIEU     £15.99
The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montrealers are explored as they confront the subject of difference.
LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG/ UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (U) 1964 FRANCE  DEMY, JACQUES     £17.99
A story of lost love, with all the dialogue sung rather than spoken.
LA RELIGIEUSE/THE NUN (12) 2013 FRANCE NICLOUX, GUILLAUME   £15.99
Adaptation of the novel by Denis Diderot. The film follows the fortunes of Suzanne (Pauline Etienne), the child of a wealthy family who is committed to a nunnery against her will.

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

LUBITSCH IN BERLIN (PG)     GERMANY   LUBITSCH,  ERNST   £28.99
Six-volume set focusing on the pre-Hollywood, silent era of the great German director. Includes ‘Ich Mochte Kein Mann Sein’ (1918), ‘Die Puppe’ (1919), ‘Die Austernprinzessin’ (1919), ‘Sumurun’ (1920), ‘Anna Boleyn’ (1920) and ‘Die Bergkatze’ (1921).
THE PASSENGER (15) 2011 GERMANY    IBEN, TOR    £15.99
A provocative drama were sexual and moral boundaries are put to the test when a handsome stranger begins to infiltrate the lives of two artists.While looking for a new apartment in Berlin, Nick (Niklas Peters) meets Philipp (Urs Stämpfli) and Lilli (Lynn Femme), two young artists in love. With a powerful mutual attraction between all three, it isn’t long before their friendship turns into an intense love triangle.But unbeknownst to Philipp and Lilli, Nick is guarding a dangerous secret…
 

DUTCH CINEMA ON DVD   FEBRUARY 2014

NORTH SEA TEXAS (15)    DEFURNE, BAVO  IN FLEMISH
DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £15.99

Coming-of-age drama about a lonely gay teenager living in as small  coastal town in  Belgian

SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

GLORIA (15) 2013 CHILE  LELIO, SEBASTIÁN    £17.99
Gloria (García) is a 58-year old divorcee living in Santiago who is adamant that she won’t give into loneliiness. She meets the retired naval officer, Rodolfo, and the pair embark on a relationship. But with Rodolfo reluctant to let go of his past ties, will the relationship last or are they both destined to lead lonely lives in their later years?
LOS ÚLTIMOS DÍAS/THE LAST DAYS (TBA)   SPAIN PASTOR, D & A.    £15.99
As a  noxious gases are slowly consuming the earth  a group of workers are trapped in their office. As food and supplies start to run out they know they will have to enter  the outside world. What will await him when they opens the doors?
A MAP FOR LOVE (15)  2012   CHILE    CONSTANZA,  FERNÁNDEZ    £14.99
Lesbian single mother Roberta (Moro Andrea) lives with her young son in Santiago and spends most of her time working or focusing on the raising of her child while being  romantically involved with  Javiera (Francisca Bernardi).Roberta is determined that her mother meet Javiera so she arranges a boat trip for the three women to spend some time together, but through a number of heated confrontations she learns a lot about where she has come from and where she is perhaps destined to go…
 

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

RUROUNI KENSHIN (15) 2012 JAPAN  OHTOMO, KEISHI  DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £22.99
Action drama adapted from the manga written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki
 

KOREAN CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

BOOMERANG FAMILY (15) 2013 KOREA   SONG,  HAE-SUNG     £14.99
Comedy in which an elderly woman’s household is shattered by her three grown up children returning to live with her

POLISH CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

IN THE NAME OF (15) 2013 POLAND    SZUMOWSKA, MALGORZATA  £15.99
Charismatic Catholic priest runs a centre for troubled young men in a small village, but as his friendship with one of the young men develops he fight a battle against his own passions and his priestly obligation to be chaste.
 

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

BATTLE OF FINLAND (15) 2007  FINLAND  LINDMAN, ÅKE     £12.99 
Finnish war film based around the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War and the Battle of Tali-Ihantala, this historically accurate film depicts the story of how the Soviet army broke through the Finnish border in June 1944.
 

DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: BALANCE (E) 2013    £17.99
Award-winning series of 24 programmes in which 100 contemporary artists explain their creative processes, and their perceptions of art. This programme explores the art of Sarah Sze, Rackstraw Downes and Robert Mangold.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: COMPASSION (E) 2014     £17.99
Documentary about contemporary artists and how empathy features in their work. The programme discusses art by Doris Salcedo, Carrie Mae Weems and William Kentridge.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CONSUMPTION (E) 2013    £17.99
Features in the programme include Barbara Kruger, Michael Ray Charles, Matthew Barney, Andrea Zittel and Mel Chin.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: IDENTITY (E) 2013    £17.99
The programme features the work of Bill Nauman, Louise Bourgeois, Kerry James Marshall and Maya Lin.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PLAY (E) 2013    £17.99
Explores the art of Oliver Herring, Arturo Herrera, Jessica Stockholder and Ellen Gallagher.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PROTEST (E) 2013    £17.99
Documentary exploring how contemporary artists comment on current affairs through their work. The programme takes a look at the art of Jenny Holzer, An-My Lê, Nancy Spero and Alfredo Jaar.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: SYSTEMS (E) 2013    £17.99
The artists featured in the programme include John Baldessari, Julie Mehretu, Kimsooja and Allan McCollum.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 – ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: TIME (E) 2013    £17.99
Documentary about contemporary artists and how the concept of time features in their work. The programme discusses art by Martin Puryear, Paul Pfeiffer, Vija Celmins and Tim Hawkinson.
Main Language:    English, Italian
Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
CUBAN AMERICA (E) 2014    GASANA, ADELIN    £14.99
Documentary detailing the Cuban emigrant experience in the United States.
DARK DAYS (E) 2000   SINGER, MARC     £14.99
Acclaimed documentary about one of the many groups of homeless people who live in the subway tunnels beneath Manhattan.
HIDDEN KINGDOMS: SERIES 1 (E) 2014    £19.99
Stephen Fry narrates this BBC documentary series exploring the life of some of the planet’s smaller animals.
MUSCLE SHOALS (E) 2013 CAMALIER, GREG    £14.99
Film  about the iconic recording studios in Alabama where artists like Aretha Franklin,  Percy Sledge, Etta James, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the  The Rolling Stones recorded.
THE NELSON MANDELLA STORY: RESISTANCE (E)           £12.99
Documentary detailing the life and significant events of the former South African Prime Minister.
UTOPIA (E)   2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia’s treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region in the West dubbed ‘Utopia’ where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title.
 

LITERATURE ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY (12) 2013       PERCIVAL, DANIEL    £19.99
Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Rhys star in this BBC adaptation of the novel by P.D. James which continues the story of Jane Austen’s classic tale ‘Pride and Prejudice’.
FILTH (18) 2013  BAIRD JON S.  DVD – £19.99    BLU RAY – £24.99
James McAvoy stars as a corrupt, sociopathic Edinburgh cop in this fast-paced black comedy, adapted from the novel by Irvine Welsh.
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON (15) 2013    £39.99
The complete third season of the HBO medieval fantasy drama based on the best-selling novel series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin.
 

BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

ABOUT TIME (15) 2013  CURTIS, RICHARD     £19.99
British comedy about a young man who discovers he can time travel.
FILTH (18) 2013  BAIRD JON S.  DVD – £19.99    BLU RAY – £24.99
James McAvoy stars as a corrupt, sociopathic Edinburgh cop in this fast-paced black comedy, adapted from the novel by Irvine Welsh.
JADOO (12) 2013        GUPTA, AMIT         £12.99
A daughter tries to reunite her warring family in this food-centred comedy set in Leicester’s ‘Little India’. After falling out in spectacular fashion, brothers Raja (Harish Patel) and Jagi (Kulvinder Ghir), who both happen to be chefs, decide to divide up the family recipe book and open rival restaurants across the street from one another.
LE WEEK-END (15) 2013  MICHELL, ROGER   DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Nick (Jim Broadbent) and Meg (Lindsay Duncan), a married couple approaching 60, return to Paris to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with hopes of reigniting the spark in their relationship in this Unconventional romantic comedy

NEW  CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD FEBRUARY 2014

BLUE JASMINE (15) 2013   ALLEN, WOODY      £19.99
Award-winning comedy drama starring Cate Blanchett, Peter Saarsgard and Sally Hawkins.
THE FIFTH ESTATE (15)   2013  CONDON, BILL   £15.99
Political thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Australian publisher and journalist Julian Assange.
  

MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON  DVD FEBRUARY 2014

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (12A) 2012   (5051159892850)    £19.99
Tom Hanks stars in this Academy Award-nominated drama based on the real life hijacking of a US cargo ship by Somali pirates.
Languages:     English,  Italian, Spanish
Subtitle:     Danish, English, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 1 AND 2 (U)   (5035822146617)   £2.99
Double bill of animated children’s features. ‘
Languages:     English, Arabic, Hebrew
Subtitle:     English, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi
DESPICABLE ME 2 (E) 2013 (5050582944051)   £19.99
Arch-criminal Gru (voice of Steve Carell) and his minions return in this Academy Award-nominated, computer-animated comedy sequel
Languages:     English, Hindi, Hungarian, Arabic
Subtitle:     NO SUBTITLES
PERCEPTION: SEASON 1(15) 2013 (8717418407230) £18.99
All ten episodes from the first season of the US crime drama starring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook.
Language:     English, German, Italian
Subtitle:     Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, French
R.I.P.D. (12) 2013 (5050582965001)   £19.99
Action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a dead cop having to take on supernatural villains
Language:     English,  Italian, Spanish
Subtitle:     English, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish,                          Icelandic, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
SCANDAL: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (15) 2013 (8717418407247)  £34.99
All 22 episodes from the second season of the US political thriller
Language:     English, Spanish, Italian
Subtitle:     Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish

 

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FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   ITALIAN CINEMA  KOREAN CINEMA    JAPANESE CINEMA    CHINESE CINEMA        SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA    MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA  DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD
BRITISH CINEMA    ENGLISH LANGUAGE CINEMA
MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON DVDS
CONTACT INFORMATION

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDSJANUARY 2014

CLASSE TOUS RISQUES (12A) 1960 FRANCE   SAUTET, CLAUDE    £19.99
Lino Ventura and Jean-Paul Belmondo star in this early 1960s French Italian crime drama adapted from the novel by José Giovanni.
LE DERNIER VOL/THE LAST FLIGHT (12) 2009 FRANCE   DRIDI,  KARIM       £15.99
When her husband disappears in the middle of the Sahara desert while trying to break a flight record, Marie Vallières de Beaumont (Marion Cotillard) sets out to find and rescue him.

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVDJANUARY 2014

BLUTGLETSCHER/BLOOD GLACIER (15) 2013 AUSTRIA  KREN, MARVIN £15.99

 Set in a weather research station in the Alps a team  investigating climate change. discover a glacier that has been dyed red by a mysterious substance which turns out to be organic and has the ability to transform both animals and humans into terrifying mutations.

HANNAH ARENDT (12A) 2013   GERMANY   TROTTA,  MARGARETHE VON   £17.99
In this drama based on a true story, Barbara Sukowa stars as the German-American political theorist who caused a storm of controversy with her views on the trial of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann.

ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: VOL. SIX  (15) ITALY         £19.99
Features ‘Angelica’s Smile’, ‘Hall of Mirrors’, ‘A Voice in the Night’ and ‘A Ray of Light’.
FIVE FILMS BY PAOLO SORRENTINO (15)  SORRENTINO, PAOLO    £49.99
Contains – the Great Beauty, Il Divo, the Consequences of Love, The Family Friend & One Man up.
LA GRANDE BELLEZZA/THE GREAT BEAUTY (15) 2013    ITALY  SORRENTINO PAOLO   DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY –   £19.99
Accomplished journalist learns of the death of a former lover and is  confronted with the fragility of life.

KOREAN CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE CAT (15) 2011   KOREA        BYEON, SEUNG-WOOK     £15.99
Korean feline horror in which a pet shop worker decides to adopt an abandoned cat after its owner is found dead. However, with the cat’s appearance becomes terrifying apparitions.
THE TASTE OF MONEY (18) 2012   KOREA    IM, SANG-SOO     £19.99
Erotic drama following the antics of a prominent South Korean family.

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE COMPLEX (15) 2013     JAPAN    NAKATA, HIDEO   £12.99
Japanese horror about a girl kept awake at night by muffled scratching noises from her neighbour’s room.
DRAGON BALL GT: SEASON 1(PG) 1997 JAPAN   OKAZAKI,  MINORU £34.99
All 34 episodes from the first series of the Japanese anime continuing the adventures of Goku   and his search for the elusive dragon balls.
SWORD ART ONLINE: PART 2 (15) 2012 JAPAN      ITO, TOMOHIKO     £19.99
Anime series following participants in an online game who learn that their lives are dependent on their virtual exploits.
 

CHINESE CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE BOUNTY (15) 2012 CHINA    FUNG,  CHI KEUNG    MANDARIN    £15.99
Action comedy following bounty hunter and martial artist Cho Sai Fung (Chapman To) on a job to track down a fugitive.
IS THIS A ZOMBIE? – OF THE DEAD: SEASON 2 COLLECTION (15) 2012 JAPAN  KANASAKI, TAKAOMI   £24.99
All eleven episodes from the second series of the Japanese anime that follows the complicated adventures of an everyday schoolboy zombie.
SAVING GENERAL YANG (15) 2012 CHINA    YU, RONNY   MANDARIN £15.99
During the Song Dynasty in 986 AD, seven sons embark on a journey to the Wolf Mountain to rescue their kidnaped father.

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE BRIDGE: SERIES 2 (15)   2013 DENMARK/SWEDEN    £28.99
Scandinavian crime drama returns with Martin Rhode (Kim Bodnia) andSaga Norén (Sofia Helin) working on another case.
THE BRIDGE: SERIES 1 AND 2  (15)   2013 DENMARK/SWEDEN         £38.99
Both series of the Scandinavian hit show.
UNIT ONE: SEASON 3 (15) 2003 DENMARK         £29.99
Danish crime drama starring Mads Mikkelsen and Charlotte Fich

 MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE LEBANESE ROCKET SOCIETY (PG) 2012    JOANA HADJITHOMAS, J/
JOREIGE, K. £17.99

Beirut-based documentary-makers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige uncover the little known history of Lebanon’s space programme.
WADJDA (PG) 2012 SAUDI ARABIA  AL-MANSOUR, HAIFAA
DVD –  £17.99   BLU RAY – £23.99

Living within a conservative suburb of Riyadh, fun-loving eleven-year-old Wadjda (Waad Mohammed) has her heart set on a green bicycle so that she can beat the boys in their neighbourhood races. But when her mother forbids it, anticipating a reaction from a society that disapproves of women riding bicycles, an enterprising Wadjda decides to raise the money herself by entering a local Qur’an-reading competition that offers a cash prize.
WINTER OF DISCONTENT (15) 2012 EGYPT    EL-BATOUT, IBRAHIM   £15.99
Egyptian political drama set against the backdrop of the January 2011 revolution. Told in a series of flashbacks, the film highlights the troubles the Egyptian people were forced to deal with under President Mubarak’s reign through the eyes of politically motivated whistleblower Amr (Amr Waked).

DOCUMENTARIES  ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 1916            £10.99
Official 1916  account of World War One’s Battle of the Somme which has been digitally remastered.
CUTIE AND THE BOXER (E) 2013  HEINZERLING, ZACHARY    £14.99
Academy Award-nominated documentary about avant-garde Japanese painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko.
THE EPIC OF EVEREST (E)   1924         NOEL,  J.B.L.   £19.99
Silent documentary following the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition during which mountaineers Andrew Irvine and George Mallory met their untimely deaths.
HIDDEN KINGDOMS: SERIES 1 (E)   2013        £19.99
Stephen Fry narrates this BBC documentary series exploring the life of some of the planet’s smaller animals.
INREALLIFE (E) 2013    KIDRON, BEEBAN    £14.99
Filmmaker Beeban Kidron travels from teenagers’ bedrooms in Britain to Silicon Valley to explore how the internet is affecting children’s expectations of the world around them and how they interact socially as a result.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN (E) 2012  HARRY FREELAND     £14.99
Director by Harry Freeland’s documentary looks at albinism, the belief that body parts can bring wealth and prosperity and have resulted in a number of murders and mutilations of albino persons  in Tanzania . In Swahili with English subtitles
INSIDE CLARIDGE’S (E) 2012   TREAYS, JANE    £14.99
Three-part documentary series following the staff at Claridge’s over the course of a year.
THE LEBANESE ROCKET SOCIETY (PG) 2012    JOANA HADJITHOMAS, J/  JOREIGE, K. £17.99
The film traces the remarkable story of how, in a period from 1960-1966, and working on a shoestring budget, a group of scientists and students from the Armenian University in Beirut, began developing and launching a series of ever more powerful rockets.
THE NELSON MANDELLA STORY: RESISTANCE (E)           £12.99
Documentary detailing the life and significant events of the former South African Prime Minister.
PANDORA’S PROMISE (12) 2014        STONES ,ROBERT        £12.99
Film exploring the past, present and future of nuclear energy.
SPIRITS OF THE SOMME (E)     CARRUTHERS, BOB             £9.99
In this documentary Emmy Award winning film-maker Bob Carruthers recalls the one of the bloodiest military conflict in which  60,000 British soldiers fell on the first day of Battle
THE STUART HALL PROJECT (PG) 2013    AKOMFRAH, JOHN    £19.99
The film examines the life of cultural theorist Stuart Hall and his journey from student to prominent theorist.
VERMEER AND MUSIC – THE ART OF LOVE AND LEISURE (E) 2014    £17.99
Tim Marlow presents this biographical documentary about the life and work of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer.

LITERATURE ON DVD JANUARY 2014

THE HOLLOW CROWN: SERIES 1(12) 2012        £29.99
A collection of four BBC adaptations of Shakespeare’s history plays comprising ‘Richard II’, ‘Henry IV: Part One’, ‘Henry IV: Part Two’ and ‘Henry V’.
HOMBRE (PG) 1967    RITT, MARTIN        £9.99
This adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel stars Paul Newman as a cowboy who has been raised by Apache Indians.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG)   2013    CARLEI, CARLO    £19.99
Big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s play starring Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfeld, Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti.
WHAT MAISIE KNEW (15) 2012        MCGEHEE, S/SIEGEL, D
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99

Adaptation of Henry James’s novel set in present day New York where six-year-old Maisie  is caught in the crossfire of her parent’s tumultuous divorce.
 

BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD JANUARY 2014

A BELFAST STORY (15) 2013        TODD, NATHAN    £15.99
A  number of murders of former IRA members ignites the suspicions of a city police detective played by Colm Meaney. With the body count rising, it seems whoever is responsible is determined to settle the score once and for all and Meaney is forced to confront the horrors of his own past while seeking out the vigilante killers.
CELLULOID (18) 2013    EYRE-MORGAN,LLOYD        £15.99
Dawn, a mother, with two teenage children is suffering a mental breakdown caused by being abuse, or in fact is she suffering from false memory syndrome and that her abuse might not be real.
EALING STUDIOS RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME 9 (PG)     £14.99
Features –  ‘Meet Mr Lucifer’ (1953), ‘Cheer Boys Cheer’ (1939), ‘Whom the Gods Love’ (1936) and  ‘Honeymoon Adventure’ (1931).
EALING STUDIOS RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME 10 (PG)     £14.99
Features –  ‘Let’s Be Famous’ (1939), ‘The Divided Heart’ (1954), ‘His Excellency’ (1952)  and  ‘Saloon Bar’ (1940).
LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX: SERIES 2 (12) 2013                £19.99
The second series of the BBC drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as an aging man and woman who rediscover the feelings they once had for each other.
THE SELFISH GIANT (15) 2013        BERNARD, CLIO        £15.99
Teenage friends have both been excluded from school and now resort to collecting scrap metal as a means of making money. Growing greed between the two friends creates tension and ultimately spells the end of their friendship.
SHERLOCK: SERIES 3 (12) 2013        £19.99
All three episodes from the third series of the BBC’s fast-paced modernised crime drama based on the characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.
SUNSHINE ON LEITH (PG) 2013   FLETCHER,  DEXTER   £19.99
Cinematic adaptation of the acclaimed stage musical featuring the music of Scottish band The Proclaimers.
THE TUNNEL (15) 2013        £23.99
British remake of the Scandinavian TV series, The Bridge,  which has see the crime scene being relocated to the Channel Tunnel and  featuring French and British detectives.

NEW  CINEMA RELEASES ON DVD JANUARY 2014

COMPUTER CHESS (15) 2013      BUJALSKI, ANDREW         £17.99
Spoof documentary following a group of computer chess programmers as they meet up to test their software against one another.
WINGS (PG) 1927    WELLMAN, WILLIAM    £19.99
Dual format dvd – Blu Ray release of this classic silent war drama .
 

MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON  DVD JANUARY 2014

AFTER EARTH (12A) 2013   (5051159451958)     £19.99
Sci-fi thriller starring Will Smith
Languages:     English, French, Italian
Subtitle:     English, Arabic, Dutch, French, Hindi, Italian
THE CUTTING EDGE (PG) 1991 (5039036064675)   £9.99
Ice  skating movie.
Language:     English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
Subtitle:     French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
IN A WORLD… (15)   (5035822986732)   £17.99
Comedy directed by and starring Lake Bell
Language:     English, German, Spanish, Italian
Subtitle:     English, German, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Hindi

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FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   ITALIAN CINEMA  KOREAN CINEMA    JAPANESE CINEMA    IRANIAN CINEMA        SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA    ROMANIAN CINEMA  DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD
BRITISH CINEMA      MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON DVDS
CONTACT INFORMATION

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS DECEMBER 2013

11.6 (15) FRANCE 2013    GODEAU, PHILIPPE    £19.99
    Crime thriller about a security guard who commits a huge heist.
CHERCHEZ HORTENSE/LOOKING FOR HORTENSE (12) FRANCE 2013  BONITZER,  PASCAL  £19.99
    Comedy starring Jean-Pierre Bacri and Kristin Scott Thomas.
DEMI-SOEUR/HALF-SISTER (12) FRANCE   2013BALASKO,  JOSIANE    £19.99
    Offbeat film following the fortunes of a woman who sets out in search of her extended family
SKYLAB (15) FRANCE 2011  DELPY,  JULIE    £19.99
    Julie Delpy writes, directs and stars in this French comedy exploring a family gathering in the 1970s coloured by the somewhat unusual threat of a US space station falling onto Brittany.

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

ZWEI MÜTTER/TWO MOTHERS (18) GERMANY 2013 BERRACHED, ANNE ZOHRA 

    Two Mothers is an intense exploration of the trials and tribulations of a gay couples encounters in their desire to become loving parents.

ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

IL BIDONE  (PG)  1955 ITALY   FELLINI, FREDERICO         
    DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 
        A Conman tries to mend his ways to help his daughter.

KOREAN CINEMA ON DVD  DECEMBER 2013

HOW TO USE GUYS WITH SECRET TIPS (15) 2013 SOUTH KOREA  LEE, WONSUK
    A young woman working as an assistant on commercials, one day  purchasing a video called  ‘How to Use Guys with Secret Tips’. She scoffs as she plays the old videotapes but is soon surprised to see people around her treating her differently, not least of which a condescending big star who had previously ignored her.

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

BULLET BALLET (15) 1998 JAPAN  TSUKAMOTO, SHINYA 
    DVD – £14.99 BLU RAY – £19.99

Goda (Shinya Tsukamoto) is a thirty-something documentary filmmaker, who on discovering  that his girlfriend has used a gun to committed suicide, goes on a quest into the gritty criminal underworld of Tokyo to try and find answers

FOR LOVE’S SAKE (15) 2012 JAPAN   MIIKE,  TAKASHI  
    DVD – £14.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
    Japanese musical comedy.
THE LAND OF HOPE (15) 2012 JAPAN   SONO, SHION      
    DVD – £14.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
    Post-disaster drama which  shows the Japanese character while dealing with the disaster and the effects it has on the community as a whole.
LAST EXILE – FAM, THE SILVER WING: PART 1(12) 2012 JAPAN    £24.99
    Episodes 1-12 of the anime spin-off series set on Earth two years after ‘Last Exile’.
HOWLS MOVING CASTLE PG) 2005 JAPAN   MIYAZAKI. HAYAO   
    DVD – £14.99     TWO DISC BLU RAY –  £29.99
     Animation tale set in a magical world of wizard and spells.
MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO (PG) 1988 JAPAN  MIYAZAKI, HAYAO
    DVD – £14.99     TWO DISC BLU RAY –  £29.99
     Two girls move to the country where  they meet a wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.
NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (PG) 1984  JAPAN  MIYAZAKI,  HAYAO  DVD – £17.99     TWO DISC BLU RAY –  £29.99
 Classic Japanese anime feature, set in a distant future after human civilisation has been wiped out in a global war.
PERFECT BLUE (18) 1997 JAPAN  KON,  SATOSHI 
    DVD – £14.99     TWO DISC BLU RAY –  £34.99
    Fading pop stars grip on reality begins to loosen as she imagines that she has an identical twin who has maintained a singing career.
PORCO ROSSO (PG) 1992  JAPAN  MIYAZAKI, HAYAO         
    DVD – £14.99     TWO DISC BLU RAY –  £29.99
     Animated film about a group of magical shape-shifting raccoons whose habitat is
threatened when human construction workers arrive to build new homes
SEE YOU TOMORROW, EVERYONE (15) 2013  JAPAN  NAKAMURA,  YOSHIHIRO    £14.99
    Satoru Watarai (Gaku Hamada) lives in a government-built apartment complex which she never leaves. As the years progress and relationships come and go, Satoru develop a curiosity for the outside world.
TOKYO FIST (18) JAPAN 1996     TSUKAMOTO,  SHINYA  
    DVD – £14.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
    Tsuda, is the the archetypal Japanese salaryman, a cog in the machine married to polite and compliant Hizuru (Kaori Fujii). Their life is happy, at least on the surface, at least until Tsuda’s friend from the past, Kojima (played by Tsukamoto’s own real life brother, Kôji) shows up on the scene.
WOLF CHILDREN (PG) 2012 JAPAN        HOSODA, MAMORU 
    DVD – £19.99  BLU RAY (3 DISC VERSION)  – £34.99
    Anime following the growth and development of a pair of wolf children
 

IRANIAN CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY (12) 2006 IRAN   FARHADI, ASGHAR    £15.99
    An engrossing portrait of three marriages set against the backdrop of the Persian New Year.

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

BORGEN: SEASON 3 (15) DENMARK    2013        £29.99
    The complete third season of the award winning Danish political drama.

 ROMANIAN CINEMA ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

CHILD’S POSE (15) ROMANIA 2013   NETZER, CALIN PETER    £19.99
    A ward-winning drama that traces an overbearing mother’s attempts to regain control of her son’s life following his involvement in a fatal car crash.

DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

THE CRASH REEL (12A) 2013      WALKER, LUCY      £19.99
    Documentary about snowboarder Kevin Pearce and his fight back from a career-threatening injury.
I DREAM OF WIRES (E) 2013    FANTINATTO, ROBERT     
    DVD – £22.99 BLU RAY – £23.99
    Film about the modular synthesizer, exploring the obsessions and dreams of people who have dedicated their lives to instrument.
THE LEBANESE ROCKET SOCIETY (PG) 2012    JOANA HADJITHOMAS, J/
    JOREIGE, K. £17.99
    The film traces the remarkable story of how, in a period from 1960-1966, and working on a shoestring budget, a group of scientists and students from the Armenian University in Beirut, led by Manoug Manougian, began developing and launching a series of ever more powerful rockets.
LEVIATHAN (E) 2012     CASTAING-TAYLOR, L/PARAVEL, V   £14.99
    Using unconventional camerawork the film captures the day-to-day running of a fishing vessel by its crew while working off the coast of Massachusetts.
PROJECT WILD THING (PG)   2013    BOND, DAVID    £15.99
    David Bond’s film  exploring the relationship of modern youngsters with nature.
UTOPIA    (E) 2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
    Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia’s treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region in the West dubbed ‘Utopia’ where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title.
WHEN THE DRAGON SWALLOWED THE SUN (15) 2010    SIMON, DIRK £19.99
    Film about the  Tibetan people and their struggle to free their homeland from its Chinese rule.

LITERATURE ON DVD DECEMBER 2013

AN AGE OF KINGS (E)   1960   £34.99
    Finally released on dvd after 50 years this BBC Shakespeare  epic histories cycle stages the eight plays from Richard II to Richard III as studio dramas in 15 parts of between 60 and 75 minutes each. With distinguished by many outstanding performances, including Robert Hardy, Judi Dench and Eileen Atkins
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (PG) 1925  JULIAN, RUPERT 
    DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
    Cinema adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s novel which gave Lon Chaney his most famous role, and is celebrated today as one of the great classics of American silent film.
 

BRITISH CINEMA ON DV DECEMBER 2013 

ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA (15) 2013     LOWNEY, DECLAN.  
    DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
    Steve Coogan’s legendary chat show host and broadcaster finally receives the big screen treatment in this comedy.
DOCTOR WHO: 50TH ANNIVERSARY (PG)   2013        DVD – £12.99      BLU-RAY – £15.99
    50th anniversary special of the British science fiction television programme
LOVE TOMORROW (PG) 2012    PAYNE, CHRISTOPHER    £17.99
    British drama exploring the close relationship that develops between two dancers over an intense, 24-hour period.
 

MULTILINGUAL FILMS ON  DVD DECEMBER 2013

THE HANGOVER: PART 3 (15) 2013 (5051892124348)  £19.99
    Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms return for the third and final part of ‘The Hangover’ trilogy.
    Languages: English, Spanish
    Subtitles: English, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
MAN OF STEEL (12) 2013 (5051892123938)        £19.99
    Latest Superman adventure.
    Languages: English, Spanish
    Subtitles: English, Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
PLANES (U) 2013    (8717418413613)   £19.99
    Disney animated comedy spin-off of ‘Cars’
    Languages: English, Italian
    Subtitles: English, Italian
THE SMURFS 2 (U) 2013    (5051159534453)   £19.99
    Family comedy sequel featuring a blend of CGI animation and live action and based on the iconic characters created by Peyo for the 1980s television series.
    Languages: English, Spanish, Hindi.
    Subtitles:  English, Hindi, Polish, Spanish
ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES , UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

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FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   ITALIAN CINEMA  SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMA CHINESE CINEMA  JAPANESE CINEMA    KOREAN CINEMA          RUSSIAN & EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA
SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA   INDIAN CINEMA   DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD      BRITISH CINEMA         NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS

MULTILINGUAL DVDS    CONTACT INFORMATION

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDSOCTOBER 2013

À PERDRE LA RAISON/OUR CHILDREN (15) 2012 FRANCE   LAFOSSE, JOACHIM
DVD –   £15.99 BLU RAY- £19.99

    Based on true events this  intense, multi-layered dissection of an unorthodox family
LET MY PEOPLE GO (15) 2011     BUCH, MIKAEL  £15.99
    A sweet and hilarious fusion of gay romantic comedy, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce
MADEMOISELLE C (12) 2013 FRANCE   CONSTANT, FABIEN   £19.99
    A documentary profile of former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief, Carine Roitfeld.
RENOIR (12) FRANCE 2012BOURDOS,  GILLES   £17.99
A teenager captivates the lives of the famous painter and his young son, in director Gilles Bourdos’s visually evocative drama. After arriving at the house of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Michel Bouquet) in the summer of 1915, vibrant and ambitious 15-year-old redhead Andrée Heuschling (Christa Theret), soon becomes a muse to the aged and arthritic painter, inspiring a new lease of life in his twilight years.
 

GERMAN CINEMA ONDVD OCTOBER  2013

TESTAMENT DES DR MABUSE  (12) GERMANY 1933   LANG, FRITZ   
DVD – £19.99   BLU-RAY – £20.99
    An early Fritz Lang crime thriller, banned by the Nazis. Dr. Mabuse has been locked away in an asylum for ten years, but his crime organisation is still perpetrating an insane orgy of wanton destruction.
DOKTOR MABUSE – DER SPIELER (PG) GERMANY 1922 B/W SILENT FRITZ  LANG 2 DISC EDITION  DVD – £19.99   BLU-RAY – £20.99
    Silent film noir set in the 1920s in post-WW1 Germany. Dr Mabuse (Rudolph Klein-Rogge) is a sinister and mesmerising criminal with the ability to worm his way into the confidences of the rich and influential, and wield his power over men and women alike.

ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER  2013

ATTACCO ALLO STATO/POLITICAL TARGET  (15) 2006 ITALY   SOAVI, MICHELE    £15.99
    Crime drama, about the murder of two  political advisors.
L’ULTIMO PADRINO/THE LAST GODFATHER (15) 2008 ITALY   RISI, MARCO   £15.99    
    A TV movie focused on former Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano and the policemen who tried to catch him.
THE YOUNG MONTALBANO: COLLECTION ONE (15) 2012 ITALY    £24.99
    First collection of episodes from the spin-off series of the Italian drama ‘Inspector Montalbano’, based on the novels by Andrea Camilleri.
 

SPANISH /LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

TRÁIGANME LA CABEZA DE LA MUJER METRALLETA, ERNESTO DIAZ ESPINOZA/BRING ME THE HEAD OF THE MACHINE GUN WOMAN (18) 2012 CHILE   ESPINOZA, ERNESTO DÍAZ   DVD – £15.99     BLU RAY – £19.99
    Chilean action movie in which a criminal kingpin orders the murder of the mercenary who is determined to eliminate him.

CHINESE CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

DRUG WAR (15) 2012 CHINA  TO, JOHNNIE  MANDARIN & CANTONESE   £15.99
    A drugs boss has to fight for his survival after he’s arrested by the authorities in this taut action thriller.
ROBOTRIX (18) 1992 CHINA  LUK,  JAMIE    IN CANTONESE    £14.99
    Hong Kong sci-fi comedy. Selena (Chikako Aoyama) is a cop shot during a kidnapping. To keep her personality alive, computer expert Dr Sara (Siu-dan Hui) transfers her memory to an advanced robot.
 

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

THE COMPLEX (15)   2013 JAPAN    NAKATA, HIDEO    £12.99
    Student nurse Asuka moves into a rundown apartment building with her parents. Kept awake at night by muffled scratching noises from her neighbour’s room, she grows weary of the other inhabitants and fearful of the spooky building.
BLU RAY ONLY – LATE MIZOGUCHI – EIGHT FILMS 1951-1956 (12)  £59.99
    A collection of eight films from the last decade in the career of celebrated Japanese auteur Kenji Mizoguchi. ‘Oyu-Sama (Miss Oyu)’ (1951), ‘Ugetsu Monogatari’ (1953), . ‘Gion Bayashi (A Geisha)’ (1953), ‘Sansho Dayu (Sansho the Bailiff)’ (1954), ‘Uwasa No Onna (The Woman in the Rumour)’ (1954), ‘Chikamatsu Monogatari (‘The Crucified Lovers)’ (1954), . ‘Yokihi’ (1955) and  ‘Akasen Chitai (Street of Shame)’ (1956).
K-ON! THE MOVIE  (PG)   2011  JAPAN    YAMADA, NAOKO    £19.99
    Feature film that continues the story of the Japanese anime series following four high school girls who form a friendship at their music club. T
LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (12) 2012 JAPAN    KIAROSTAMI, ABBAS 
    DVD – £15.99        BU RAY – £19.99
    Akiko (Rin Takanashi) is a young woman living and studying in Tokyo who is also moonlighting as a prostitute meets timid old man Takashi (Tadashi Okuno) who is looking for company.  Akiko tells her boyfriend that Takashi  is her grandfather,thus a relationship between the three begins which is based on lies but holds something much more meaningful.

KOREAN CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

A BLOOD PLEDGE (15) KOREA 2009        LEE, JONG-YONG        £12.99
    Horror movie centered around a  suicide pact.
PIETA (18) KOREA 2012     KIM,  KI-DUK     £19.99
    A brutal debt collector seeks redemption from a woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. 

RUSSIAN/ EASTERN EUROPEAN  CINEMA ON DVD  OCTOBER 2013

WHITE DOVE/JOSEF KILIAN (PG) CZECHOSLOVKIA  FRANTISEK VLACIL, F/, JURÁCEK, P £12.99
    ‘The White Dove’ (1960) follows the friendship between a young boy (Karel Smyczek) in a wheelchair and a local artist when they intercept a carrier pigeon in Czechoslovakia. ‘Josef Kilian’ (1965) is a Kafkaesque vision of one man caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare when the cat rental company he uses disappears…

SCANDINAVIAN  CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

ANNO 1790 (15) 2011 SWEDEN        £19.99
    All ten episodes from the Swedish period crime drama set in Stockholm. Physician turned detective Johan Gustav Dåådh (Peter Eggers) and his assistant Simon Freund (Joel Spira) investigate various crimes amid a period of impending social change.
CALL GIRL (15) SWEDEN 2012            MARCIMAIN, MIKAEL   £15.99
    Crime thriller.
THE DEEP (12A) 2012 ICELAND    KORMÁKUR, BALTASAR     £17.99
    Based loosely on real events, in which a fisherman endeavours to survive the sinking of his ship in freezing waters
PLAY (15) 2011 SWEDEN    ÖSTLUND, RUBEN    £17.99
    Set in a Gothenburg shopping mall, two middle-class white and one Asian youngster  are preyed upon by the taunting games of a black gang. Over the coming hours, as the streetwise black youths play a psychological game, preying on the fears and stereotypes of their victims without ever resorting to direct violence.
THE PROTECTORS: SEASON 2 (15) 2010 DENMARK        £23.99
    All ten episodes from the second season of the Emmy award-winning Danish drama created by Peter Thorsboe.

 INDIAN CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

BAAZ (PG) 1953 INDIA   DUTT, GURU    IN HINDI        £12.99
    The story of Prince Ravi. and his fight against the Portuguese.
KHOOBSURAT (PG) 1999 INDIA   CHHEL, SANJAY    IN HINDI        £12.99
    Bollywood comedy in which a man desperate for money attempts to convince a wealthy family that he is their relative.

DOCUMENTARIES  ON DVD OCTOBER  2013

CAMP 14: TOTAL CONTROL ZONE (E) 2012    WIESE, MARC    £17.99
    Shin Dong-hyuk, a man born into a North Korean prison camp who escaped at the age of 23. Now a spokesman for human rights throughout the world, Shin lives in South Korea and struggles to integrate himself into a free society.
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH’S RISE OF ANIMALS (E) 2013        £17.99
    Film exploring the evolution of animals
DAVID GUETTA: THE LIFE OF THE PARTY (E) 2013            £12.99
    Documentary about French house music DJ and producer David Guetta.
GHOSTS OF THE MARY ROSE (E) 2008           £15.99
   The story Henry VIII’s warship the Mary Rose which sank in July 1545.
MADEMOISELLE C (12) 2013 FRANCE   CONSTANT, FABIEN   £19.99
    A documentary profile of former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief, Carine Roitfeld.
MANKIND – THE STORY OF ALL OF US (E) 2012        £19.99
    History Channel documentary series tracing the evolution of mankind from hunter-gatherers scrabbling for survival to the dominant species on the globe. The episodes are: ‘Inventors’, ‘Iron Men’, ‘Empires’, ‘Warriors’, ‘Plague’, ‘Survivors’, ‘New World’, ‘Treasure’, ‘Pioneers’, ‘Revolutions’, ‘Speed’, and ‘New Frontiers’.
MANKIND DECODED (E)  2013            £19.99
    All 12 episodes of the History Channel documentary series exploring the forces that have shaped the evolution of humans and human civilisation. The episodes are: ‘Building Earth’, ‘Need for Speed’, ‘Man and Beast’, ‘Information Is Power’, ‘Man and Metals’, ‘Fire, Coal and Oil’, ‘Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It’, ‘Rise of the Machines’, ‘Connecting the World’, ‘Violent Planet’, ‘Lust for Luxury’ and ‘Arms Race’.
MORRISSEY: 25 LIVE (PG) 2013                    £13.99
    Live performance by former Smiths frontman and lyricist Morrissey at the Hollywood High School in Los Angeles in 2013.
MORE THAN HONEY (E) 2012            IMHOOF, MARKUS    £12.99
    Narrated by John Hurt this documentary looks at the  ever-increasing crises facing honey bees and the resulting impact on the Earth’s global agricultural system.
THE NUREMBERG TRIALS (E) 1946        £9.99
    Documentary made by the Soviet Union of the Nuremberg Trials which took place between November 1945 and October 1946. The film includes newsreel and court room footage, as well as clips of Soviet prosecutors’ speeches.
THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY (15) 2012    FIENNES,  SOPHIE  £19.99
    Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes and philosopher Slavoj Zizek reunite for this documentary sequel to ‘The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema’ (2006). Using movies, music and historical and modern-day events as examples, the film explores ideology and its affect on society and the way we live our lives.
SPRINGSTEEN AND I (PG) 2013 WALSH, BAILLIE    £13.99    
    The film has been compiled from crowd-sourced footage in which fans from around the world give an insight into the impact Springsteen, his music and his live performances have had on their lives.
THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE (15) 2013    MEADOWS, SHANE    £15.99
    Renowned British film director and long-term Stone Roses fan Shane Meadows follows the group as they prepare for the tour with an all access pass giving an insight into their past, present and future.
YMCMB: THE EMPIRE (E) 2013        £12.99
    Documentary about American record labels Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records and how they have worked together in launching the careers of many of today’s hip hop stars including Drake and Nicki Minaj.
 

LITERATURE ON DVD OCTOBER 2013

CLASSIC GHOST STORIES BY M.R. JAMES (15) 1986        £19.99
    Robert Powell reads a selection of ghost stories by M.R. James which have been partially dramatised. The stories comprise: ‘The Mezzotint’, ‘The Ash Tree’, ‘Wailing Well’, ‘The Rose Garden’ and ‘Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad’.
KING LEAR (12) 1999        BLESSED, BRIAN    £12.99
    Brian Blessed directs and stars in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy.
SHAKESPEARE – THE KING’S MAN (E) 2012            £19.99
    Documentary in which US scholar James Shapiro looks at William Shakespeare’s work during the reign of King James I, focusing on the years between 1603-1613.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (U) 1983    HALL, MARK EDWARD     £5.99
    Animated version of Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved children’s tale.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS WITH GRIFF RHYS JONES (E) 2012    £15.99
    Griff Rhys Jones presents this documentary about Kenneth Grahame’s classic children’s novel ‘The Wind in the Willows’
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (PG)   1967                £29.99
    All episodes from the 1967 BBC series staring  Ian McShane stars as Heathcliff.  
 

BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD OCTOBER 2013 

DEAD OF NIGHT (12) 1972 UK,        £19.99
    Three episodes from the BBC’s horror anthology series from the 1970s.
GHOST STORIES FOR CHRISTMAS (15)     6 DISCS    £59.99
    Collection of ghost stories adapted by the BBC.
THE HAPPY LANDS (12) 2012    ROBERT RAE        £17.99
    Drama telling the story of the Fife mining community’s fight for better conditions during the General Strike of 1926. Employing amateur cast members from the actual communities involved, the film follows the struggles of three families as they try to survive the dark days of the strike.
HAWKING (PG) 2004        MARTIN, PHILIP    £19.99
    Fictionalised biography of Professor Stephen Hawking starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the young Stephen Hawking who, as a bright and ambitious 21 year-old PhD student at Cambridge University,
SELLING HITLER: THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) 1991    SCHUMAN, HOWARD  £19.99
    Alan Bennett and Peter Capaldi are among the stars of this British TV dramatisation of the furore surrounding the publication of diaries reportedly written by Adolf Hitler but quickly revealed as fakes.
SILENCE (PG) 2013 IRELAND        COLLINS, PAT        £15.99
    Irish docudrama following a man’s quest to capture silence on audio. Eoghan MacGiolla Bhríde stars as Eoghan, a professional sound recordist returning to Ireland after a 15-year absence. For his latest job he has been given a brief to find and record places free from man-made sound.
 

 NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS  OCTOBER  2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: THE HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERTS – 1986-1998 (E) 1998    £36.99
    Six disc collection  of benefit concerts held between 1986 and 1998.
BEFORE MIDNIGHT (15) 2013 USA     LINKLATER, RICHARD         £19.99
    Romantic drama starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, and  sequel ‘Before Sunset’ (2004). The latest film finds the pair living as a couple in Paris, proud parents to two young girls. However, their lives are far from perfect. Frustrated at her inability to match Jesse’s professional success, Céline is considering a change in career.
THE BLING RING (15) 2013 USA     COPPOLA, SOFIA     £17.99
    Based on real events, about a group of celebrity-obsessed teens who rob the homes of their idols in order to emulate their lifestyles.
JOURNEY INTO FEAR (PG) 1942        FOSTER, NORMAN    £12.99
    Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten co-wrote and starred in this classic espionage tale.

NEW MULTILINGUAL DVDS  OCTOBER  2013

THE GREAT GATSBY (12) 2013 USA   LUHRMANN , BAZ (5051892123921)   £19.99
    Baz Luhrmann writes, directs and produces this adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
    Languages: English, French
    Subtitles:     English, Dutch, French
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (U) 2013    (8717418410131)    £19.99
    Pixar animated sequel to ‘Monsters, Inc.’
    Languages: English, Arabic, Italian
    Subtitles:     English, Arabic, Italian
PACIFIC RIM (12) 2013    (5051892123983)    £19.99
    Sci-fi action feature directed and co-written by Guillermo del Toro
    Languages: English, Spanish
    Subtitles:     English, Spanish, Danish, Finnish,  Iceland, Norwegian, Swedish
 
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Contents

FRENCH CINEMA      GERMAN CINEMA   ITALIAN CINEMA  SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN  CINEMAJAPANESE CINEMA      KOREAN CINEMA

RUSSIAN CINEMA AND EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA

INDIAN CINEMA   DOCUMENTARIES   LITERATURE ON DVD      
BRITISH CINEMA         NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS

CONTACT INFORMATION

FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS SEPTEMBER 2013


AUGUSTINE (15)   2012      FRANCE    WINOCOUR, ALICE        £19.99
Director Alice Winocour’s debut drama explores the relationship between the 19th-century French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot (Vincent Lindon) and his patient, Augustine (Soko), a 19-year-old illiterate housemaid.
GRAND DÉPART (15) 2012 FRANCE   MERCIER, NICOLAS        £19.99
Pio Marmaï, Jérémie Elkaïm and Eddy Mitchell star in this French drama that follows the efforts of a man determined to find his own identity.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012    FRANCE     LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN     £12.99
Award winning documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to  male and female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
PLEIN SOLEIL (PG)   1959 FRANCE    CLÉMENT, RENÉ
DVD – £15.99     BLU RAY – £19.99
Pre-New Wave French film noir thriller directed by René Clément, based on the novel ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’ by Patricia Highsmith and shot on the warm and glowing Mediterranean coast
POPULAIRE (12)   2012 FRANCE     ROINSARD, RÉGIS
DVD  – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
French drama set in the 1950s following a young woman who yearns for more than the humdrum existence she seems destined for.
LES REVENANTS/THE RETURNED: SERIES 1(18) 2012 FRANCE    £29.99
All eight episodes from the first series of the French supernatural drama, where the inhabitants of a mountain village are confronted by the reappearance of a number of dead people.
THERESE DESQUEYROUX (12A) 2012 FRANCE    MILLER, CLAUDE
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the François Mauriac’s novel, the film stars Audrey Tautou as the eponymous Thérèse, a cultured and intelligent woman who enters into an arranged marriage in rural 1920s France. Initially Therese looks forward to the future she will share with her husband, but it isn’t long before her happiness turns to restlessness when she learns of her husbands casual anti-semitism and deeply ingrained chauvinism.
VAN GOGH (15) 1991 FRANCE    PIALAT,  MAURICE         £19.99
Drama about the last months in the life of the artist Van Gogh.
 

GERMAN CINEMA ON DVD SEPTEMBER 2013


PARADIES: LIEBE / GLAUBE / HOFFNUNG/PARADISE: LOVE/FAITH/HOPE (15) 2013      SEIDL, ULRICH £24.99
Director Ulrich Seidl’s triptych of tales about three women from the same family. Film are – ‘Paradies: Liebe’ (2012), Paradies: Glaube’ (2012) and  Paradies: Hoffnung’ (2013)

 

ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

CORLEONE: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2007    ITALY    £34.99
Italian TV drama series depicting the life of Mafia crime boss Salvatore ‘Totò’ Riina.
IO SONO LI,/SHUN LI AND THE POET (15)     2011    SEGRE,  ANDREA    £15.99
Italian drama exploring the relationship between two outsiders living in a small community in Venice.
LA NOTTE  (12) 1961 ITALY  ANTONIONI,  MICHELANGELO     £19.99
A married couple are living in crisis. He is a renowned author and ‘public intellectual’; she is ‘the wife’.
 

SPANISH CINEMA ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

AHÍ VA EL DIABLO/HERE COMES THE DEVIL (12) 2013  MEXICO   BOGLIANO, ADRIÁN GARCÍA     £19.99
    Horror movie in which the children of a family on vacation in Tijuana begin exhibiting bizarre and frightening behaviour.
DESPUÉS DE LUCÍA/AFTER LUCIA (15) 2012 MEXICO     FRANCO, MICHEL
£19.99
Tense drama about a teenage girl who becomes the object of increasingly violent bullying at her new school.
EL CUERPO/THE BODY (15) 2012 SPAIN     PAULO,  ORIOL    £15.99
Spanish psychological thriller about the  body of a murdered young woman who has  disappeared from the local morgue. However when the woman’s husband arrives at the morgue  clues left at the scene cause him to believe his wife is alive and well.
TODOS TENEMOS UN PLAN/EVERYBODY HAS A PLAN (15) 2012 ARGENTINA PITERBARG, ANA  £17.99
Thriller set in Buenos Aires and the bleak, Tigre delta, in which Viggo Mortensen stars as a man who swaps identities with his twin brother in the quest to start a new life for himself.
 

JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

DEAD SUSHI (18) 2012 JAPAN    IGUCHI, NOBORU
DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
Surreal Japanese comedy horror .
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL (U) 2011 JAPAN    MIYAZAKI , GORO
DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £29.99
Studio Ghibli animation set in 1964 Yokohama, 16-year-old orphan Umi sets out to save the ‘Quartier Latin’, an old and dilapidated building housing school’s clubs, which is being threatened with demolition in the country’s drive for post-war modernisation.
SERPENT’S PATH/EYES OF THE SPIDER (15) 1998 JAPAN  KUROSAWA,  KIYOSHI £14.99
Both released in the same year, the films are Kurosawa’s answer to the question of whether he could make two films in two weeks with the same cast and crew and on a low budget.
 

KOREAN CINEMA ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

CROCODILE (18) KOREA 1996        KIM, KI-DUK     £12.99
Dark South Korean drama revolving around a homeless man living next to the Han River in Seoul.
 

RUSSIAN/EASTERN EUROPEAN  CINEMA ON DVD SEPTEMBER 2013


IKARIE XB-1(12) 1963  CZECHOSLOVAKIA   POLÁK, JINDRICH    £12.99    
Pioneering and much-imitated film is one of the cornerstones of contemporary sci-fi cinema.
WAR AND PEACE  (PG)  1967 RUSSIA  BONDARCHUK, SERGEI 3 DISCS   £24.99
Oscar-winning  version of Tolstoy’s classic work.  

 INDIAN CINEMA ON DVD SEPTEMBER 2013


THE BIG CITY (PG) 1963  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI
BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   In order to help with her family’s financial situation, Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee) finds work as a saleswoman. Despite her husband Subrata (Anil Chatterjee)’s insecurity over this, when he loses his job, Arati becomes the sole provider for her family.
THE COWARD (KAPURUSH) (PG) INDIA RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI
BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Stranded in a small town, a screenwriter is shocked to discover that a girl he once loved is now married to the tea plantation owner who has offered to put him up.
THE HERO (PG) 1966 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI
BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
 Bollywood drama directed by Satyajit Ray. Aditi is a pretty journalist who interviews the film star Arindam Mukherjee on a train trip to Delhi, and flashbacks are used to illustrate the main events in the actor’s life.
THE HOLY MAN (PG) 1965 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI
BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
 A widower and his daughter as they become more and more influenced by the Holy man Birinchi Baba, but is really who he says he is?
LONELY WIFE  (U) 1964  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI
BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Cited by Ray as his ‘most flawless film’, this sensitive, moving tale of a neglected housewife in Victorian-era Calcutta is adapted from a story by Rabindranath Tagore..


DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013


BENJAMIN BRITTEN: PEACE AND CONFLICT (E) 2013    BRITTEN, TONY    £12.99
    Using a dramatic narrative to explore the development of Britten’s pacifist beliefs during the time he spent at the liberally progressive Gresham’s School in Norfolk between the years of 1928-1930.
BLOCKADE/LANDSCAPE/REVUE (E)       LOZNITSA, SERGEI    £19.99
    Collection of three documentaries.  In ‘Blockade’ (2006), archive images of Hitler’s siege of Leningrad show how the city became victim to a blockade, ‘Landscape’ (2003), records the inhabitants of the Russian village Okulovka while they wait at a bus stop in the middle of winter and in  ‘Revue’ (2008), the director pieces together a collection of archive propaganda material produced in the Soviet Union during the 1950s and 60s. Giving an insight into the mindset of the people at the time, the film shows both sides of the communist ideology from grand images of the Socialist realism art form to the harsh realities of human suffering and poverty.
CODEBREAKER – THA ALAN TURING STORY (E) 2011 BEAVAN,  STACEY, C    £15.99
    Documentary drama about British codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing.
EMPIRE OF THE SEAS (E)   2010        £19.99
    Dan Snow presents this four-part documentary series about the Royal Navy and its role in the development of a modern Britain between the 16th and 20th centuries.
HOME FRONT BRITAIN (E)             £12.99
    Six-part Discovery Channel documentary series presented by actor Jim Carter that endeavours to tell the story of World War II on the British Home Front through archive footage.
HUBBLE: COLLECTION (E)         £18.99
    Collection of Discovery Channel documentaries that explore the operation and importance of the giant space telescope Hubble. The programmes included are: ‘Hubble Live: The Final Mission’, ‘Hubble: Secrets from Space’, ‘Mission Critical: Hubble’, ‘The Ends of the Universe: Hubble’s Final Chapter’ and ‘Hubble and Beyond: Telescopes in Space’.
HAWKING (PG) 2012         FINNIGAN,  STEPHEN   £19.99
    A documentary profile of the world-renowned physicist and cosmologist.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA – MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
    Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MARTIN LUTHER KING (E) 2013  £14.99
    Educational documentary about American civil rights activist Martin Luther King.
IN SEARCH OF ROBERT BURNS (E) 2013        £12.99
    David Hayman presents this documentary about Scottish poet Robert Burns.
INTO THE UNIVERSE WITH STEPHEN HAWKING (E)    £12.99
    Renowned physicist lends his perspective and insight to some of the biggest questions in science.
JUST THE FACTS: UNDERSTANDING LITERATURE – THE ELEMENTS OF DRAMA (E)   £14.99
    Educational documentary which introduces students to the many elements of literary drama.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012    FRANCE     LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN     £12.99    
    Award winning documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to  male and female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
LONDON: A TALE OF TWO CITIES (E) 2013        £19.99
Historian Dan Cruickshank presents this look at 17th century London.
THE LONG WALK OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2013        £17.99
    Documentary that examines the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights activist and leader who spent over a quarter of a century in prison.
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION IN COLOUR/FASCISM IN COLOUR (E)     £19.99
    Double bill of colour documentaries exploring two of the most significant political movements in the first half of the 20th century. ‘Russian Revolution in Colour’ endeavours to tell the story of the 1917 rebellion which landed power in the hands of Lenin and the Russian Communist Party. ‘Fascism in Colour’ explores the rise to power of the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini and his relationship with Adolf Hitler.
STEPHEN HAWKING’S GRAND DESIGNS (E)         £12.99
    Documentary sets out to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life.
THE STORY OF THE JEWS (PG) 2012                £15.99
    Historian Simon Schama presents this five-part BBC documentary series that traces over 4,000 years of Jewish history.
STORIES WE TELL (12A) 2012    POLLEY, SARAH    
    DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
    Documentary directed by Sarah Polley which aims to shed some light on her roots and family secrets. Sarah interviews family members and friends while encouraging them to speak of her mother who passed away when Sarah was just a young girl.
THEIR FINEST HOUR: COLLECTION (E) 2010            £19.99
    Collection of five documentaries about World War II from a British perspective. The titles are: ‘Spitfire Pilot’, ‘Pilots of the Battle of Britain’, ‘Aircraft of the Battle of Britain’, ‘Opposing Genuis’ and ‘Civilian War’.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME – PART 2 (E) 2013        £17.99
 Second part of the documentary series about the Battle of Somme which took place in 1916 during World War I. Film-maker Ed Skelding and historian Nigel Cave visit some of the battle’s significant locations and explore each stage of the offensive.
 

LITERATURE ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

HAMLET (12) 2003    MUNDELL, MIKE    £14.99    
    William Houston stars as the Prince of Denmark in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) 1969 UK  ZEFFIRELLI, FRANCO  £15.99               
Academy Awarding film version of the play.
SHAKESPEARE: THE ANIMATED TALES (PG)  1992    £28.99
    The adaptations use a variety of animation techniques and feature the vocal talents of Felicity Kendal, Alun Armstrong, Joss Ackland and Zoe Wanamaker, among others. The plays are: ‘Macbeth’; ‘Hamlet’; ‘Romeo and Juliet’; ‘Othello’; ‘Twelfth Night’; ‘As You Like It’; ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’; ‘The Taming of the Shrew’; ‘A Winter’s Tale’; ‘Richard III’; ‘Julius Caesar’ and ‘The Tempest’.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E) 2012     FROW, TOBY    £19.99
    Live performance of Shakespeare’s comedy which follows a couple’s attempts to outdo each other. Recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, the production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
THERESE DESQUEYROUX (12A) 2012 FRANCE    MILLER, CLAUDE   
    DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
     Based on the François Mauriac’s novel, the film stars Audrey Tautou as the eponymous Thérèse, a cultured and intelligent woman who enters into an arranged marriage in rural 1920s France. Initially Therese looks forward to the future she will share with her husband, but it isn’t long before her happiness turns to restlessness when she learns of her husbands casual anti-semitism and deeply ingrained chauvinism.
UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE – HAMLET (E)   £12.99

UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE – MACBETH (E)   £12.99

UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE – OTHELLO (E)   £12.99

UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE – ROMEO AND JULIET (E)   £12.99
    Educational documentary which introduces students to William Shakespeare’s tragic play ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
WAR AND PEACE  (PG)  1967 RUSSIA  BONDARCHUK, SERGEI 3 DISCS    £24.99
Oscar-winning  version of Tolstoy’s classic work.   

 

BRITISH CINEMA ON DVD

SEPTEMBER 2013

 

BORROWED TIME (15) 2012    BISHOP, JULES        £15.99
  British comedy following the unusual friendship that develops between a young burglar and his victim.
CFF COLLECTION: SCARY STORIES (PG)          £19.99
Triple bill of British movies produced by the Children’s Film Foundation. Contains –  ‘The Man from Nowhere’ (1976),’Haunters of the Deep’ (1984) and  ‘Out of the Darkness’ (1985).
EALING STUDIOS RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME 6 (PG)   £14.99
  Collection of four British films – . ‘Honeymoon for Three’ (1935), ‘I Believe in You’ (1952), ‘The Fortunate Fool’ (1933) and  ‘The Girl in the Taxi’ (1937).
FALL OF EAGLES (12) 1974          £33.99
  All 13 episodes of the 1970s BBC historical drama starring Patrick Stewart. The story charts the decline and fall of the great Houses of Europe – the Hapsburgs, Romanovs and Hohenzollerns
HANGMEN ALSO DIE (PG) 1943    LANG, FRITZ        £14.99
Classic war drama set in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi occupation.
PLAYS FOR BRITAIN: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 1976        £19.99
  1970s drama series comprising six British plays. Features –  ‘The Paradise Run’, The Life-Swappers’,  ‘Sunshine in Brixton’, ‘Hitting Town’, ‘Shuttlecock’  and ‘Fast Hands’.
UWANTME2KILLHIM? (15) 2013    DOUGLAS ,ANDREW    £12.99
16-year-old Mark (Jamie Blackley) meets Rachel (Jaime Winstone) on an internet chatroom and the two begin a relationship behind the back of her abusive and domineering boyfriend. At Rachel’s request, Mark befriends her brother John (Toby Regbo) at school as a means of protecting him from bullies.
 

 NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS  SEPTEMBER 2013


TREME: SEASON 3 (15) 2012        £39.99
The complete third season of the US drama set in New Orleans from the creators of ‘The Wire’. The residents of the Treme neighbourhood continue to rebuild their lives after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
 
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FRENCH CINEMA    GERMAN CINEMA      ITALIAN CINEMA    

SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA  JAPANESE CINEMA    CHINESE CINAMA      MIDDLE EASTERN/ MEDITERRANEAN CINEMA    
EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA    SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA     
INDIAN CINEMA    DOCUMENTARIES     LITERATURE ON DVD     
BRITISH CINEMA      NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVDS      
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                                    FRENCH CINEMA ON DVD
L’ÂGE ATOMIQUE/ATOMIC AGE (18) 2012 FRANCE KLOTZ,  HÉLÉNA £15.99
Two  old friends, head into Paris for a night out to take in the excesses of the city,  which
eventually  leads them to see their friendship in a different light.
AMOUR (12A) 2012 FRANCE   HANEKE, MICHAEL                                          
  DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY £19.99                                                           
   Drama exploring death, ageing and the fear of loss.
APRÈS MAI,/SOMETHING IN THE AIR (15) 2012  FRANCE  ASSAYAS, OLIVIER  DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
  Set three years after the Paris riots of 1968 aspiring artist Gilles (Clément Métayer) is torn between his painting and his protesting.
ASSOCIÉS CONTRE LE CRIME…,/PARTNERS IN CRIME (12) 2012 FRANCE  THOMAS, P. £12.99
  André Dussollier and Catherine Frot reprise their roles as the semi-retired husband and wife sleuths Bélisaire and Prudence ‘Tuppence’ Beresford in this comic Agatha Christie adaptation.
AU HASARD BALTHAZAR/BATHAZAR (PG) 1966 FRANCE BRESSON  £15.99
Tale of a donkeys view of people and their hostility to each other as well as to him.
BAISE-MOI (18) 2001 FRANCE DESPENTES, V /TRINH THI, C £15.99
   Controversial road movie about two women who take revenge on men.
LE BEAU SERGE  (12) 1958 FRANCE        CHABROL, CLAUDE     £17.99
    Chabrol’s directorial debut has  been credited as the first film of the French New Wave.
BEAU TRAVAIL (15) 1998 FRANCE CLAIRE DENIS £19.99
Based on the Herman Melville book ‘Billy Budd’ set in the French Foreign Legion.
BULLHEAD/RUNDSKOP (15) 2011 BELGIUM   ROSKAM, MICHAEL R.    (IN
FRENCH)  DVD – £17.99  BLU-RAY – £24.99
A hormone-addicted cattle farmer becomes drawn into the murky world of Belgium’s illegal beef trade in this award-winning debut.
C’ÉTAIT UN RENDEZVOUS (PG) 1976   FRANCE        £15.99
High-speed ride with the sound of  engine revs and tyres screeching, through the streets of Paris.
THE CLAIRE DENIS COLLECTION (15)                 £29.99
Contains ‘White Material’, ‘Beau Travail’ ,  ‘Nénette et Boni’ and  ‘Chocolat’ .
CONTRE TOI/IN YOUR HAND (15) 2010 FRANCE   DOILLON, LOLA  £15.99
  French thriller depicting the relationship between a middle-aged woman and her kidnapper.
LA COURSE DU LIÈVRE À TRAVERS LES CHAMPS/AND HOPE TO DIE (12) 1972 FRANCE     CLÉMENT,.RENÉ      £15.99
A fugitive needs all his wits about him to outrun the assassins on his trail.
LES COUSINS (12) 1959 FRANCE        CHABROL, CLAUDE     £17.99
The fortunes of two cousins whose bond is tested by a beautiful woman.
CRIME D’AMOUR/LOVE CRIME(15) 2010 FRANCE CORNEAU, ALAIN  £17.99
Thriller starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Ludivine Sagnier.
CHRONIQUE D’UN ÉTÉ /CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (12) FRANCE 1961    ROUCH, JEAN/ MORIN, EDGER    £19.99
Groundbreaking documentary that is a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.
DANS LA MAISON/IN THE HOUSE (15) 2012   FRANCE  OZON, FRANÇOIS
DVD – £15.99 BLU-RAY – £17.99
Offbeat French drama from director that explores the relationship between a literature student and the talented pupil whose gift for description he attempts to nurture.
L’ENFANT D’EN HAUT/SISTER/(15) 2012 FRANCE  MEIER, URSULA   £15.99
Every day, twelve-year-old Simon  catches the cable car up the mountain to an upmarket ski resort near his home in the Swiss Alps in order to steal food, money and equipment from the wealthy guests in order to support himself and his older sister.
L’ÉTÉ MEURTRIER/ONE DEADLY SUMMER (18) 1983  FRANCE  BECKER, JEAN     £14.99
Isabelle Adjani is Elle, who lives in a small provincial village and seeks  revenge for the  wrongs done to her mother.
LA FILLE DE NULLE PART/GIRL FROM NOWHERE (15) 2012     FRANCE
BRISSEAU,  JEAN-CLAUDE £15.99
Writer and director Jean-Claude Brisseau stars alongside Virginie Legeay in this French philosophical horror.
LA FOLIE D’AMOUR: THE XAVIER DOLAN COLLECTION (15)     £28.99
Contains – Heartbeats/I Killed My Mother/Laurence Anyways
GERVAISE (12) 1956 FRANCE    CLÉMENT, RENÉ            £15.99
René Clément directs this adaptation of Émile Zola’s novel  ‘L’Assommoir’, that follows the struggles of a young laundress trying to survive in 1850s    Paris. 
LES GÉANTS/ GIANTS (15) 2011 BELGIUM   LANNERS, BOULI   IN FRENCH  £15.99
Belgian coming-of-age drama. 
HARD SEASON 1(15) 2008 FRANCE    VERNEY, CATHY     £15.99
Respectable middle-class housewife and mother suddenly loses her husband in a freak accident. On the day of his funeral the true nature of the family business is finally disclosed to her: the production of adult movies! To save her home and feed her children she has to immediately resume management of the company, a business. Can she revitalise the fortunes of the company and  bring some much-needed new ideas to the business.
LE HAVRE (PG) 2011 FRANCE KAURISMÄKI, AKI £15.99
Comedy drama about friendship between an illegal child immigrant and an elderly Frenchman.
HOLY MOTORS     (18) FRANCE 2012        CARAX , LEOS        £15.99
Surrealist drama in which  Monsieur Oscar is driven around Paris by his chauffeur.  At various points throughout the day Oscar is a businessman, a beggar, an assassin, a father  an old woman.
HORS SATAN (15) 2011 FRANCE        DUMONT, BRUNO        £15.99
Avant-garde drama about an outsider who develops a close bond with a nameless young woman.
HÔTEL NORMANDY (12A) 2012    NEMES,  CHARLES        £19.99
Romantic comedy starring Héléna Noguerra.
INTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E £19.99
A rich aristocrat  becomes quadriplegic after an accident. Alone in the world he employs Paul, young Senegalese émigré Driss as his carer. Despite their very different backgrounds and outlooks on life, the two men quickly form a strong bond.
JEUX INTERDITS /FORBIDDEN GAMES (12) 1952 FRANCE    CLÉMENT, RENÉ    £15.99
  Set in France in 1940, the story follows five-year-old Paulette (Brigitte Fossey), who is left traumatised after her parents and pet dog are killed in a Nazi air attack whilst fleeing Paris. She soon finds herself befriended by ten-year-old Michel Dollé (Georges Poujouly) whose peasant family takes her in.
KIRIKOU AND THE MEN AND WOMEN (U) FRANCE  2012    OCELOT, MICHEL    £15.99
Animated film in the series that follows the adventures of a small African boy named Kirikou.
MICHAEL H – PROFESSION: DIRECTOR (18) 2013    MONTMAYEUR, YVES   £15.99
Documentary about award-winning film-maker Michael Haneke.
MURDERER LIVES AT 21/L’ASSASSIN HABITE AU 21 (12) 1942 FRANCE   CLOUZOT, HENRI-GEORGES   DVD –   £17.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
A thief and killer stalks the streets of Paris, leaving a calling card from ‘Monsieur Durand’ at the scene of each crime.
L’ORDRE ET LA MORALE/REBELLION (15) 2011 FRANCE    KASSOVITZ,
MATHIEU    DVD £17.99 BLU RAY – £21.99
Mathieu Kassovitz writes, directs and stars in this French hostage drama. The film traces the events surrounding the real-life abduction of 30 gendarmes by local Kanak separatist rebels in France’s South Pacific territory of New Caledonia in 1988.
MAISON CLOSE: SEASON 2 (18) 2013 FRANCE  DVD – £23.99    BLU RAY – £28.99
The complete second series of the French drama following the women working in a Parisian brothel known as Paradise in the 1870s.
MES CHÈRES ÉTUDES/STUDENT SERVICES (18) 2010 FRANCE  BERCOT, EMMANUELLE £15.99
French drama about a student who turns to prostitution as a means of getting by.
MOUCHETTE (15) 1966 FRANCE  B/W  BRESSON, ROBERT   DVD £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Bresson’s film about an adolescent heroine estranged from her stark rural community.
NENETTE ET BONI (15) 1996   FRANCE    DENIS, CLAIRE    £15.99
Boni (Grégoire Colin) has enough trouble containing his erotic fixation with the local baker’s wife, but when his estranged younger sister, Nenette (Alice Houri), arrives on his doorstep claiming she’s pregnant, a whole host of new problems come to the fore.
L’ORDRE ET LA MORALE/REBELLION (15) 2011 FRANCE    KASSOVITZ,
MATHIEU    DVD £17.99 BLU RAY – £21.99
Mathieu Kassovitz writes, directs and stars in this French hostage drama. The film traces the events surrounding the real-life abduction of 30 gendarmes by local Kanak separatist rebels in France’s South Pacific territory of New Caledonia in 1988.
PETIT NICOLAS (PG) 2009 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT    £15.99
Comedy based on the 1950s comics by René Goscinny.
LA POISON (PG) 1951 FRANCE    GUITRY, SACHA      DVD –  £17.99  BLU-RAY – £19.99
Black comedy about a married couple Paul and Blandine Braconnier who detest one another – so much so that they both consider killing the other.
LE PONT DU NORD (15) 1981 FRANCE   RIVETTE,  JACQUES  DVD- £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99          
   The film envisions Paris as a sprawling game-board marked off with tucked-away conspiracies, where imagination and paranoia intermingle; where the hinted-at stakes are sanity, life, and death.
LES REVENANTS/THE RETURNED   2004   FRANCE CAMPILLO, ROBIN £12.99
Atmospheric supernatural thriller, with echos of ‘Twin Peaks’, in which the deceased residents of a small Alpine town return from the dead after several years. At first  their loved ones are pleased to have them back and start to adjust their lives. However the returned soon find difficulties reintegrating into society.
DE ROUILLE ET D’OS/RUST AND BONE  (15) 2012 FRANCE  AUDIARD, JACQUES    £17.99
The film starts by telling two parallel stories: one of Ali , a homeless father struggling to care for his five-year-old son, and  Stephanie, a woman who loses her legs in an accident. Both strong, idiosyncratic characters get together and are forced  out of the emotional safety zones.
STARBUCK (15) 2011    CANADA     KEN SCOTT    IN FRENCH        £14.99
Comedy about a man in his  forties but still acts like a  teenager.However his teenage behaviour is about  to come to an end, when he becomes a father to 534 children.
LA STRATÉGIE DE LA POUSSETTE/STROLLER STRATEGY (12A) 2012 FRANCE  MICHEL,         CLÉMENT £19.99
   Romantic comedy a young Parisian goes to unusual lengths to try to win back his former girlfriend.
THERESE DESQUEYROUX (12A) 2012 FRANCE MILLER, CLAUDE 
DVD -£19.99 BLU RAY £19.99
 Two of the richest families in the Bordeaux area are to be united with the marriage of Therese (Audrey Tautou)  to nearby land owner Bernard (Gilles Lellouche). Initially Therese looks forward to the future they will share, but it isn’t long before her happiness turns to restlessness when she learns of his casual anti-semitism and deeply ingrained chauvinism.
TU SERAS MON FILS/YOU WILL BE MY SON (15) 2011 FRANCE  LEGRAND, GILLES  £15.99
Father is unhappy about the prospect of his son taking over the business, instead he wants his  foreman’s son to take over,  causing more feud which results in some unexpected consequences.
UNE AFFAIRE D’ETAT/STATE AFFAIRS (15) 2009 FRANCE VALETTE, ERIC £12.99
    French political thriller.
YOU WILL BE MY SON/TU SERAS MON FILS (15) 2011 FRANCE  LEGRAN D, GILLES £15.99
 Father is unhappy about the prospect of his son taking over the business, instead he wants his  foreman’s son to take over,  causing more feud which results in some unexpected consequences.

                                                GERMAN CINEMA ON DVD
DIE ABENTEUER DES PRINZEN ACHMED (PG) GERMANY 1926           REINIGER, L.     DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU-RAY EDITION £19.99
Hailed as the first full-length  animated film in the history of cinema.  Lotte Reiniger’s beautiful silhouette animation brings to life magical tales from the Arabian Nights.
BARBARA (12A) 2012    GERMANY    PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN         £17.99
Set in East Germany in 1980, Barbara is sent to a new job in the provinces as punishment for applying for an exit visa from the GDR. Her aim now is to escape to the West
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH,  KASPAR £15.99
In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann  hangs in the balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team.
EMIL UND DIE DETEKTIVE/EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES (U)  1931 GERMANY LAMPRECHT, GERHARD   £19.99
German film adaptation of Eric Kastner’s much-loved children’s book scripted by the legendary Billy Wilder (later to direct Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment). Also included is a rare 1935 British version.
FAUST (15) 2011        SOKUROV, ALEKSANDR     £15.99
Aleksandr Sokurov adapts the classic tale about a man who sells his soul to the Devil.
DER GROßE ZAUBER/THE ESCAPE ARTIST (15) 1982  GERMANY  DESCHAMEL, CALEB £15.99
A magician’s son who tries to follow in his father’s footsteps.
LORE (15) 2012       SHORTLAND,  CATE  DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY  – £19.99
 When her father, an officer in the SS, and her Nazi-supporting mother are taken into custody by allied troops at the end of the war, Lore (Saskia Rosendahl) and her siblings must travel across Germany to their grandmother’s house in Hamburg. On their travels, the group encounter a number of fearful and suspicious people, but it is only when they meet a kind-hearted young Jewish man, Thomas (Kai-Peter Malina), that Lore begins to reassess the feelings of hatred so deeply instilled in her by her parents.
MÄNNER ZUM KNUTSCHEN/MEN MEN TO KISS (15) 2012 GERMANY  HASFOGEL,R. £15.99
 Romantic screwball comedy. Ernst (Frank Christian Marx) and Tobias (Udo Lutz) are two men happily in love whose relationship thrives in liberal Berlin. However, when Ernst’s old friend Uta (Alexandra Starnitzky) arrives for a visit, their relationship is put to the test as she tries her hardest to split the pair up.
DAS SCHLOß/ THE CASTLE  (12) 1997 GERMANY     HANEKE, MICHAEL  £15.99
Existential drama  adapted from the novel by Franz Kafka.
TABU (15) 1931 B/W  MURNAU, FW   SILENT DVD – £17.99   BLU-RAY –
£19.99
F.W. Marnau’s last film is a love story set in Tahiti.
THE VISITOR (18) 2011 GERMANY    IBEN, TOR        £15.99
 A  young Turkish policeman living in Berlin with his girlfriend Christine has made a decent living in his adopted country, he has managed to integrate himself into the local way of life and his relationship at home is better than ever. All this changes when he develops feelings for another man.
WENN DER VATER MIT DEM SOHNE (U) 1955 GERMANY QUEST, HANS
£12.99
Comedy drama starring Heinz Rühmann as the Clown Teddy who has lost his way after the death of his son.  His landladies sons reawakens Teddy desire to preform as a clown again.

                                             ITALIAN CINEMA ON DVD

CAESAR MUST DIE (12) 2012 ITALY    TAVIANI PAOLO &VITTORIO    £15.99
Award-winning documentary from renowned Italian filmmakers the Taviani brothers following a production of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ by a group of incarcerated criminals
DIAZ – NON PULIRE QUESTO SANGUE/DIAZ – DON’T CLEAN UP THIS BLOOD (15) ITALY    VICARI, DANIELE DVD – £12.99        BLU RAY – £15.99
   Dramatic reconstruction of the bloody police raid against the activists and journalists sheltering in the Arnando Diaz School in Genoa at the end of the 2001 G8 summit.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FOUR (15)         ITALY         £19.99
Features ‘August Flame’, ‘The Wings of the Sphinx’, ‘Track of Sand’ and ‘Paper Moon’.
IL COMMISSARIO MONTALBANO/INSPECTOR MONTALBANO: COLLECTION FIVE (15) ITALY         £19.99
Features ‘The Age of Doubt’, ‘The Gull’s Dance’, ‘The Potter’s Field’ and ‘Treasure Hunt’.
IO E TE/ME AND YOU (15) 2013 ITALY    BERTOLUCCI, BERNARDO
DVD –  £15.99     BLU-RAY – £19.99
Italian adolescent drama directed by legendary Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci.
MUSSOLINI – THE HISTORY OF ITALIAN FASCISM (E) 2008   £19.99
Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual demise of Benito Mussolini.
NOSTALGIA (15) 1983   ITALY   TARKOVSKY, AMDREI   IN  ITALIAN £15.99
At a spa in the Tuscan Hills, a Russian poet and musicologist  meets a mysterious man who is convinced that the end of the world is nigh.
REALITY (15) 2012   ITALY  GARRONE, MATTEO        £15.99
 Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger takes part in a reality TV show. As his perception of reality begins to change and he is  plunged into a self-delusional fantasy that threatens to destroy his relationship with his loved ones.
THEOREM (15) 1968  ITALY    PASOLINI, PIER PAULO           £19.99
A handsome young man ingratiates himself into the home  of a rich family and  completely changes their lives.  Dual format two dvd set Dvd/Blu-ray                          

                             SPANISH/LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA ON DVD

7  DÍAS EN LA HABANA/7 DAYS IN HAVANA (15) 2012 CUBA        £15.99
This portrait of contemporary Havana comprises a collection of short films set in the city.
LOS AMANTES PASAJEROS/I’M SO EXCITED (15) 2012 SPAIN    ALMODÓVAR,  PEDRO£15.99
 Pedro Almodóvar’s flashily camp, over-the-top sex comedy follows the antics of a group of airline passengers who decide to cast decorum to the wind when they realise their jet is in trouble.
ARTIFICIAL PARADISES (15) 2012  BRAZIL    PRADO , MARCOS    IN  PORTUGUESE  £15.99
 Brazilian counter-culture drama. Set against the Brazilian underground party scene and electro music festivals, the film follows ex-drug runner Nando (Luca Bianchi) and single mother and professional DJ Erika (Nathalia Dill) as they weave in and out of each other’s lives.
BLANCANIEVES (15)  2012 SPAIN    BERGER, PABLO        £19.99
 Spanish black and white silent fantasy drama based on the Snow White fairy
CRIA CUERVOS/RAISE RAVENS (12) 1976 SPAIN    SAURA, CARLOS   £19.99
Touching and thought-provoking film which remains one of the most important films in Spanish cinema.(dual format two dvd set dvd/Blu-ray)
ELEFANTE BLANCO/WHITE ELEPHANT (15) 2012 ARGENTINA TRAPERO,  PABLO      £19.99
Drama follows  the efforts of two priests to help the residents of a slum in Buenos Aires
FIN/THE END (15) 2012 SPAIN  TORREGROSSA, JORGE    £15.99
 A planned reunion for a group of old friends is turned on its head in this apocalyptic Spanish thriller
O SOM AO REDOR/NEIGHBOURING SOUNDS (15) 2012 BRAZIL     MENDONÇA FILHO,
KLEBER IN PORTUGUESE £15.99 Brazilian drama centred around the residents of a middle-class neighborhood in Brazil’s coastal city of Recife.
NO (15) 2012    CHILE    LARRAÍN, PABLO        £19.99
 Academy Award-nominated political drama set against the backdrop of the Chilean national plebiscite of 1988. Forced to hold a referendum due to external pressures, the Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet, allowed both sides of the debate a 15-minute slot on TV to argue for and against his rule. Rene Saavedra, here portrayed by Gael García Bernal, was the advertising executive who led the ‘no’ campaign and was forced to deal with pressures himself while doing so.
POST TENEBRAS LUX (18) 2012 MEXICO  REYGADAS C. DVD – £15.99 BLU-RAY – £19.99
Evocative portrait of a Mexican’s struggles to live away from the mainstream.
SILENCIO EN LA NIEVE/FROZEN SILENCE (15) 2011 SPAIN    HERRERO, GERARDO  £15.99
‘Gerardo Herrero directs this Spanish-language drama following a murder investigation in the midst of World War II.

                                           JAPANESE CINEMA ON DVD
BAKUMATSU TAIYÔ-DEN     1957  JAPAN  KAWASHIMA, YUZO    £17.99
    Classic Japanese comedy follows man-about-town Saheiji who finds himself unable to pay for a bill at a brothel and  is forced to remain there to work off his debt in this multi-levelled portrait of Japanese society.
COMPLETE EXISTING FILMS OF SADAO YAMANAKA (PG)   JAPAN 1937  £25.99
Contains Tange Sazen: The Million Ryô Pot,   Kôchiyama Sôshun &Humanity and Paper Balloons
FLOATING WEEDS  (PG)  1959 JAPAN  OZU, YASUJIRO        £19.99
Restrained and bittersweet melodrama
GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES (12) 1988 JAPAN TAKAHATA, ISAO £24.99
Based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Akiyuki Nosaka, this haunting anime tells the story of two children, 14-year-old Seita and his 4-year-old sister Setsuko, who are struggling to survive in 1940s war-torn Japan
I WISH (PG) 2011    JAPAN  KOREEDA, HIROKAZU        £15.99
   Family-based drama in which two brothers torn apart by their parents’ divorce and living in separate towns dream of reuniting their family.
THE LAND OF HOPE (15) 2012 JAPAN            SONO, SHION     £15.99
   Post-disaster drama written and directed by Shion Sono. The film shows the Japanese character while dealing with the disaster and the effects it has on the community as a whole.
LAST EXILE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION    (12) 2000  JAPAN      CHIGIRA, KOICHI   £39.99
All 26 episodes of the anime series set in the steampunk world of Prestale
OBLIVION ISLAND: HURAKA AND THE MAGIC MIRROR (PG) 2009  JAPAN SATO,SHINSUKE         £19.99  
Coming of age anime in which a 16-year-old girl still grieving for the loss of her mother enters a magical world.
ONIBABA (15) 1964 JAPAN B/W SHINDO, KANETO £19.99
Strange and violent folk tale.
SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO (12) 2010 JAPAN  YAMAZAKI, TAKASHI   £19.99
    Japanese SCI-FI movie based on the 1970s anime series.
STEINS GATE: PART 1 (15) 2011 JAPAN  HAMAZAKI, H/SATÔ, T    £24.99
Japanese anime following the adventures of a mad scientist who believes he has converted a microwave into a time machine.
THE WOODSMAN AND THE RAIN (12) JAPAN   OKITA, SHÛICHI        £15.99
Comedy drama about a young movie director and his crew travel to Yamamura, a small mountain village to make a film.  One of these locals is woodsman  finds himself helping the film crew and an unlikely friendship with Koichi begins.
YASUJIRÔ OZU: THE GANGSTER FILMS (15) 1933     JAPAN    £29.99
Collection of three silents films directed by Yasujirô Ozu. In ‘Walk Cheerfully’ (1930),  ‘That Night’s Wife’ (1930) & ‘Dragnet Girl’ (1933).                                         
                                             CHINESE CINEMA ON DVD

AFTERSHOCK (15) 2010 CHINA FENG, XIAOGANG IN MANDARIN £19.99
Chinese disaster film based on events surrounding the 1976 earthquake in Tangshan.
GENGHIS KHAN – WARRIOR KING (12) 2000 CHINA MAILISI/SAIFU MANDARIN, MONGOLIAN £15.99
Adventure drama telling the story of Genghis Khan and how he became leader of the Mongol Empire.

HERE, THEN (15) 2012 CHINA MAO MAO IN MANDARIN   £15.99
An alluringly low-key and enigmatic portrayal of the alienation, disillusionment and loss of direction that have become widespread among young people in contemporary China.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA THREE (15) 1993 CHINA  HARK, T IN CANTONESE £19.99
  Jet Li returns for the third installment in the life of folk hero Wong Fei Hung.
SPEECHLESS (15) 2012 CHINA    CHUNG, SIMON IN MANDARIN £15.99
    A mysterious caucasian foreigner (Pierre-Matthieu Vital) appears on the shore of a small Chinese town where he is picked up by local police and questioned. Deep in shock from his apparent suicide attempt, the stranger has lost the ability to articulate himself and he is ordered to spend some time in a mental hospital where he meets the empathetic male nurse Jiang (Oilun Gao).
SEVEN SWORDS (15)  2005 CHINA HARK, TUIS  IN MANDARIN £17.99
Hong Kong sword fighting action film
WHEELS ON MEALS (15) 1984 CHINA  HUNG KAM-BO, IN CANTONESE  £17.99
Action comedy starring Jackie Chan.
VULGARIA (15) 2012 CHINA  PANG, HO-CHEUNG    IN  CANTONESE £14.99
 Outrageous  farce following a cash-strapped film producer who is asked to remake a classic erotic movie for an eccentric Triad.                    
                 MIDDLE EASTERN/ MEDITERRANEAN CINEMA ON  DVD
ALPS (15) 2011 GREECE        LANTHIMOS, GIORGOS        £15.99
Psychological drama about a self-formed group of therapists who impersonate the recently deceased to help their clients through the grieving process.
HOME (12) 2011 TURKEY    ÖZDEMIR,  MUZAFFER    £15.99
 An  architect returns to his hometown after many years, but when he arrives he finds it much changed and that technological advances are spoiling the environment he was once fond of.
ONE. TWO. ONE. (15) 2011 IRAN    AKBARI, MANIA        £12.99
 Composed of a series of vignettes set in different locations, each episode tells the story of how the young woman came to be disfigured and how she now feels isolated from her former friends and family as she reassesses her ideas on love, loss and personal identity.
ZAYTOUN (15) 2012        RIKLIS, ERAN        £15.99
 Unconventional Middle-Eastern buddy movie.  
                                                    EASTERN EUROPEAN CINEMA ON DVD1939: BATTLE OF WESTERPLATTE (15) 2012 POLAND   CHOCHLEW, PAWEL   £15.99
 Film charts the conflict between two Polish officers in charge at the Battle of Westerplatte, the first clash between Polish and German forces in WWII.
AURORA (15) 2011 ROMANIAN      PUIU, CRISTI        £15.99
Dark thriller about  deeply troubled father who snaps and he commits murder.
BEYOND THE HILLS (12A) 2012  ROMANIAN   MUNGIU, CRISTIAN
DVD – £15.99        BLU RAY – £19.99
Dark Romanian drama following two young women at odds with their past.
BURNT BY THE SUN 2 (15)  2011  RUSSIAN    MIKHALKOV,  NIKITA    £19.99
Nikita Mikhalkov directs and stars in this two-part Russian war sequel to ‘Burnt By the Sun’ (1994). Told in two films, ‘Exodus’ (2010) and ‘Citadel’ (2011), and set during World War II, the story follows General Sergei Petrovich Kotov (Mikhalkov)
CITADEL (15) 2011  RUSSIAN    MIKHALKOV,  NIKITA    £19.99
Nikita Mikhalkov directs and stars in the final part of his Russian war trilogy.
IN THE FOG (12) 2012 RUSSIA    LOZNITSA, SERGEI     £15.99
 Russian wartime drama following a suspected Nazi collaborator’s experience on the western frontier of the USSR.
NIGHT TRAIN (12) 1959 POLAND  KAWALEROWICZ, JERZY    £12.99
Two strangers on the run,  end up in the same train carriage.
THE PARADE (15) 2011 SERBIA      DRAGOJEVIC, SRDJAN    £15.99
Serbian comedy drama. Forever under threat from homophobic right wing groups, gay couple Mirko (Goran Jevtic) and Radmilo (Milos Samolov) are forced to live a discreet personal life in Belgrade.
POLISH CINEMA CLASSICS (12) 1960 POLAND    £39.99
Contains – Eroica (1958) Andrzej Munk’s two-part anti-war poem is a darkly comic, intelligent and insightful satire on duty, courage and heroism, Night Train (1959): Jerzy Kawalerowicz’s homage to Hitchcock, Innocent Sorcerers (1960) is a provocative film by Andrzej Wajda  about contemporary youth from a script co-written by Jerzy Skolimowski and finally  Goodbye, See You Tomorrow (1960) is directors Janusz Morgenstern’s touching story of young love.
POLISH CINEMA CLASSICS: VOLUME II (15) POLAND        £33.99
 Features –  Andrzej Wajda Promised Land (Ziemia obiecana, 1974), Krzysztof Zanussi – Illumination (Iluminacja, 1973), Wojciech Marczewski – Escape from ‘Liberty’ cinema  (Ucieczka z kina ‘Wolnosc’, 1990).SUN IN A NET (12) 1962  SLOVAKIA      UHER, STEFAN        £12.99
Groundbreaking film, consistently ranked among the greatest films in the history of Czechoslovak cinema and is cited as the film that kick-started the whole ‘Czechoslovak New Wave’ movement.
WARRIORS OF THE STEPPE – MYN BALA (15) 2012  KAZAKHSTAN    SATAYEV, AKAN    IN KAZAKH     £15.99
A group of freedom fighters in Kazakstan in 1729. When ruthless Mongolian tribe the Dzungars threaten to occupy Kazakhstan and the country’s rulers fail to protect their people, teenager Sartay (Asylkhan Tolepov) leads an army of young guerrilla warriors in a fight for freedom.
WHITE TIGER (12) 2012 RUSSIA    SHAKHNAZAROV, KAREN    £15.99
War film about a  Red Army sergeant’s obsession with a seemingly invincible Tiger tank.  
                                      SCANDINAVIAN CINEMA ON DVD
A HIJACKING (15) 2012    DENMARK    LINDHOLM, TOBIAS
DVD – £17.99        BLU RAY – £19.99
Danish thriller in which the crew of a cargo ship is held hostage by Somali pirates.
ARNE DAHL: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (15) 2012    SWEDEN   £33.99
All episodes from the first series of the  crime drama based on the novels by Arne Dahl.
ACCUSED (15)   DENMARK  2005     THUESEN, JACOB     £12.99
Danish drama following a family whose lives spiral out of control after the father is accused of sexual abuse.
THE BOSS OF IT ALL (15) 2006 DENMARK    TRIER,  LARS VON    £15.99
Black comedy from acclaimed Danish director Lars von Trier.
EXIT (15) 2006    SWEDEN      LINDMARK,  PETER    £12.99
 Swedish action thriller starring Mads Mikkelsen and Alexander Skarsgård.
THE HUNT (15) 2012 DENMARK   VINTERBERG, THOMAS    £17.99
Mads Mikkelsen stars as Lukas, a recently-divorced primary school teacher locked in an acrimonious custody battle over his teenage son Marcus. When Lukas is accused of child abuse he soon faces unanimous condemnation from everyone around him, including his closest friends.
THE KILLING: SEASON 3 (15) 2012 DENMARK SVEISTRUP, SØREN    £39.99
Final series in the Emmy-nominated Danish crime drama.
KISS ME (15) 2011 SWEDEN    KEINING,  ALEXANDRA-THERESE    £15.99
Swedish drama following the intense relationship that develops between a pair of young women who meet at an engagement party for their parents.
LOVE IS NOT A GAME (18) 1971  SWEDEN   HÖGLUND, GUNNAR    £15.99
 Swedish drama starring Christina Schollin and Johnny Nash as lovers struggling for acceptance in a racist society.
PROTECTORS: SEASON 1 (15) 2009    DENMARK        £23.99
   Emmy award-winning series featuring members of the elite Personal Protection Unit.
THE PROTECTORS: SEASON 2 (15) 2010 DENMARK        £23.99
All ten episodes from the second season of the Emmy award-winning Danish drama created by Peter Thorsboe.
THE PURGE (18) 2012    FINLAND    JOKINEN, ANTTI         £15.99
   Film about the  relationship that develops between two Eastern European women of different generations who have suffered immense hardships.
SHE MONKEYS (12A) 2012 SWEDEN  ASCHAN,  LISA    £15.99
 When shy, timid Emma (Mathilda Paradeiser) joins an equestrian gymnastics team, she is taken under the wing of the more experienced, headstrong Cassandra (Linda Molin). The two become friends, and later, as Emma turns out to have a strong talent for the sport, rivals.
THE SACRIFICE (12) 1986 SWEDEN  TARKOVSKY, AMDREI    £15.99
On an isolated Swedish island Alexander (Erland Josephson), his wife, their children, her lover and various eccentric friends gather around a radio when nuclear war is announced.
WE SHALL OVERCOME (12) 2012 DENMARK  OPLEV, NIELS ARDEN     £15.99
   Inspired by the Civil Rights movement which had swept across the United States in the late 1960s, young farmer’s boy Frits challenges the authority of his abusive and conservative school master Lindum-Svendsen.
UNIT ONE: SEASON 2 (15) 2001 DENMARK        £24.99
All seven episodes from the second season of the Danish crime drama starring Mads Mikkelsen and Charlotte Fich     

INDIAN CINEMA ON DVD

APRIL FOOL (U) 1963 INDIAN        MUKHERJI,  SUBODH HINDI    £12.99
Bollywood drama. Ashok (Biswajeet) is a slacker from a wealthy family who is only interested in messing around and playing practical jokes on people.
THE BIG CITY (PG) 1963  INDIA      RAY, SATYAJIT IN BENGALI  £15.99
In order to help with her family’s financial situation, Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee) finds work as a saleswoman. Despite her husband Subrata (Anil Chatterjee)’s insecurity over this, when he loses his job, Arati becomes the sole provider for her family.
GO GOA GONE  (15) 2013  INDIA  NIDIMORU, RAJ/D K, KRISHNA   IN HINDI    £12.99
 Bollywood zombie comedy starring Saif Ali Khan
GO GOA GONE  (15) 2013  INDIA  NIDIMORU, RAJ/D K, KRISHNA   IN HINDI    £12.99
   Bollywood zombie comedy starring Saif Ali Khan
THE HERO (PG) 1966 INDIA        RAY, SATYAJIT    £15.99
Bollywood drama directed by Satyajit Ray. Aditi is a pretty journalist who interviews the film star Arindam Mukherjee on a train trip to Delhi, and flashbacks are used to illustrate the main events in the actor’s life
MURDER (12) INDIA      BASU, ANURAG   IN HINDI        £12.99
 Sudhir (Ashmit Matel) and Simran Sehgal (Mallika Sherwat) are a young Indian couple who live in the wealthy suburn of Bangkok. When Simran (Sherwat) bumps into an ex-lover, her relationship with Sehgal ((Sherwat) leads the three down a path of destruction and devastation.
SHOOTOUT AT WADALA (18) 2013  INDIA  GUPTA, SANJAY   IN HINDI £12.99
 Second feature in the Bollywood crime thriller franchise ‘Shootout’.

ALL DVDS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES , UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

                                         DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

A LONDON TRILOGY – THE FILMS OF SAINT ETIENNE 2003-2007 (PG)    £19.99
Three documentaries about London set to music by electronic band Saint Etienne.  Features –  ‘Finisterre’ (2003),  ‘What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?’ (2005) & , ‘This Is Tomorrow’ (2007)
ACOUSTIC ROUTES (E) 1992        LEMAN, JAN     £14.99
Film tells the story of the influential Scottish folk singer-songwriter Bert Jansch.
THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE (E) 2013        £9.99
 Five propaganda shorts produced  during World War II which cover the Battle of the Bulge.
THE BEATLES: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (E)    PALMER, TONY     £6.99
Filmed in the late ’70s as part of Tony Palmer’s series on the history of modern pop music, this particular episode focuses on The Beatles and their contribution to the music of the period.
BEHIND THE WALL (E) 2011  KELLY, MICHAEL PATRICK        £15.99
Real-life accounts the film tells the story of  Berlin Wall and the people living on either side
BEWARE OF MR. BAKER (15) 2012   BULGER, JAY   DVD – £15.99   BLU-RAY – £19.99
Award-winning documentary about ex-Cream and Blind Faith drummer, Ginger Baker.
BEYOND THE BARBED WIRE – AN ARTIST’S VIEW OF THE HOLOCAUST (E) 2013      WEBBER         MATTHEW  £15.99

Documentary about one man’s experience of Nazi concentration camps and how creative endeavours help him deal with the evil he has experienced.
CALLAS (E)            PALMER, TONY        £6.99
    Tony Palmer profiles the life and legend of Maria Callas.
CHASING ICE (E) 2012     ORLOWSKI, JEFF   DVD – £14.99 BLU-RAY – £19.99
The impact of climate change on the world’s ice caps is shown in this documentary.
COI COLLECTION: VOLUME 8 – YOUR CHILDREN AND YOU (E)         £19.99
Central Office of Information (COI) films focuses on issues relating to children including diet, education and artificial insemination.
COLOURS OF THE PRISM, THE MECHANICS OF TIME (E) 2011  CAUX,  J.   £15.99
 Documentary charting a section of 20th century music including experimental, minimalist,repetitive, postmodern and techno.
CHRONIQUE D’UN ÉTÉ /CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (12) FRANCE 1961
ROUCH, JEAN/MORIN, EDGER    £19.99
Groundbreaking documentary that is
a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.
THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS: VOLUME 1 – THE FIRST DAYS (PG)
(DUAL FORMAT ED)    £19.99 
15 documentary shorts from British filmmaker Humphrey
Jennings. The films in this volume were made betweenPost Haste (1934), Locomotives (1934), The Story of the Wheel (1934), Farwell Topsails (1937), Penny Journey  (1938), Speaking from America (1938), The Farm (1938), Making Fashion (1938), Spare Time(1939), SS Ionian (1939) The First Days (1939), Spring Offensive (1940), Welfare of the  Workers (1940) London Can Take it! (1940)
COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION, THE: VOLUME TWO: FIRES WERE             STARTED (E)  (DUAL FORMAT ED) ( £ 19.99  This, the second of three volumes which collect together Jennings’ entire output, gathers five films from 1941-1943 and shows Jennings at the peak of his tragically short but outstanding career. The film are  The Heart of Britain (1941), Words for Battle (1941), Listen to Britain (1941), Fires Were Started (1943) & The Silent Village (1943)
THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION VOLUME 3: A DIARY FOR TIMOTHY (E)     £19.99  
This Dual Format Edition completes the BFI’s acclaimed Complete Humphrey Jennings Collection, making available all the films directed by Britain’s greatest filmmaker available on Blu-ray and DVD. This volume contains – The True Story of Lili Marlane (1944), The Eighty Days(1944), Myra Hess (1945), A Diary for Timothy (1945), A Defeated People (1946), The Cumberland Story (1947), The Dim Little Island (1949) & Family Portrait (1950)
DAVID BOWIE: INSIDE OUT – A RETROSPECTIVE (E)         £24.99
Triple bill of programmes looking at the career of English rock singer-songwriter David Bowie.
DIARY OF A VAMPIRE – THE LEGACY OF BRAM STOKER (E)         £15.99
Documentary exploring the world of Bram Stoker and the mystery behind the ‘Dracula’  story
ELIANE RADIGUE: VIRTUOSO LISTENING (E) 2012        £17.99
Documentary about French electronic music composer Eliane Radigue. Composing the majority of her works on a single modular synthesizer, Radigue wrote over twenty pieces between 1967 and 2000, after which she began focusing on acoustic instrumental music. Her work was commended by The Spitalfields Summer Music Festival in June 2011.
THE ELSTREE STORY (12) 1952        £9.99
 Actor Richard Todd presents this documentary on the iconic Elstree Studios, where many classic English films were made between 1927 and the programme’s recording in the 1950s.
FIRST POSITION (PG) 2011    YEMINI,  BOMMER        £15.99
Documentary following six young dancers from around the world hoping to prove their balletic ability at the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix in New York
THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E)         £19.99
The complete series of the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary on the First World War.
FRANK ZAPPA’S 200 MOTELS (18) 1971   ZAPPA, F./PALMER, T.  £6.99
Rock star Frank Zappa stars in this film about life on the road with a rock band. Filmed in London where Zappa was living, the film also features Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Flo and Eddie and an X-rated animation sequence.
GLASTONBURY THE MOVIE – IN FLASHBACK (E) 1995 £15.99
 Re-working of the 1995 documentary ‘Glastonbury the Movie’. The film offers an audience perspective of the event, while following bands both on and off stage
GUNNIN’ FOR THAT #1 SPOT (12) 2008    YAUCH, ADAM    £15.99
 Basketball documentary directed by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, following eight top young players as they compete in the first ever ‘Elite 24’ tournament at Rucker Park in New York’s Harlem district and then go on to become millionaires and sports personalities.
HOW WE INVENTED THE WORLD (E)         £14.99
The programme looks at the origins of the inventions and how they have altered the world in which we live. The episodes are: ‘Skyscrapers’, ‘Cars’, ‘Aeroplanes’, ‘Mobile Phones’ and ‘Guns’.
INDUSTRIAL REVELATIONS: BEST OF BRITISH ENGINEERING WITH RORY MCGRATH (E)   £14.99
Rory McGrath explores the stories behind a number of key inventions and visits Ironbridge in Shropshire, the place that labels itself the ‘Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution’.
JAZZ: A FILM BY KEN BURNS (E) 2011        £49.99
Ken Burns directs this documentary series chronicling the history of jazz.
KARAJAN: THE SECOND LIFE (E)         £19.99
Explores the musical vision of the legendary conductor Herbert Von Karajan.
THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE (15) 2002     £14.99
Candid documentary about the life and times of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans.
LEONARD COHEN: BIRD ON A WIRE (E) 1972     PALMER, TONY     £8.99
Film documenting Leonard Cohen’s 1972 ‘Bird On a Wire’ tour.
MANET – PORTRAYING LIFE (E)     GRABSKY, PHIL/HARDING, BEN   £19.99
The film is centred around an exhibition of the painter’s work held at the Royal Academy in London called ‘Manet – Portraying Life’.
MARLENE DIETRICH – THE TWILIGHT OF AN ANGEL (E) 2012  LEEB, DOMINIQUE IN                 FRENCH         £12.99
Documentary about the legendary movie star and singer, Marlene Dietrich
THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA (E) 2012    DVD    £19.99    BLU-RAY £24.99
History Channel documentary that explores the growth of American business in the 19th and 20th century and the men whose ambition fuelled the construction of a nation. The names Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P.
MICHAEL H – PROFESSION: DIRECTOR (18) 2013    MONTMAYEUR, YVES   £15.99
 Documentary about award-winning film-maker Michael Haneke.
MEA MAXIMA CULPA: SILENCE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD (12) 2012  GIBNEY, A. £12.99
This film which explores the scandals, cover ups and dark history of the Catholic Church.
MUSSOLINI – THE HISTORY OF ITALIAN FASCISM (E) 2008   £19.99
Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual demise of Benito Mussolini.
NE-YO: THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD (E) 2013        £12.99
Music documentary about R ‘n’ B star Ne-Yo, who began his career as a songwriter for numerous artists. After being signed by Jay-Z who recognised the songwriter’s own singing talents, Ne-Yo has gone on to sell millions of albums worldwide.
NO MORE WUNDERKIND – SERGEI NAKARIAKOV (E) 2012     GERMANY
SCHMIDT-GARRE, JAN  £19.99
A profile of the Russian trumpet virtuoso Sergei Nakariakov.
PLANET OF SNAIL (E) 2011    KOREA    YI SEUNG-JUN    £14.99
 Documentary about the experiences in life and love of a deaf-blind man.
THE PUNK SYNDROME (15) 2012    £15.99
    Film follows Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät as they begin to gain popularity. The film captures the group, which comprises four mentally disabled members as they work in the recording studio and go on tour.
RAY HARRYHAUSEN – SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN (PG) 2011  PENSO, GILLES    £17.99
Documentary which looks at the life, career and influence of Ray Harryhausen, a man deemed the grandfather of stop-motion animation.
RICHARD III: THE KING IN THE CARPARK/THE UNSEEN STORY (E) 2013    £19.99
    ‘The King in the Car Park’ follows a team of scientists as they investigate a skeleton found in a Leicester car park and believed to be the remains of Richard III. ‘The Untold Story’ features
previously unseen footage of the archaeological excavation and laboratory tests.
RICK STEIN’S INDIA (E) 2013        £19.99
Rick Stein’s culinary journey through India
RISE OF THE CONTINENTS (E) 2013    £19.99
Four-part BBC series charting the history of the continents
THE ROAD: A STORY OF LIFE AND DEATH (PG) 2012 ISAAC, MARC  £15.99
Documentary film from Marc Isaacs which follows a number of people as they attempt to integrate themselves into a contemporary London setting after leaving their respective homes.
ROOM 237 (15) 2012        ASCHER,  RODNEY         £19.99
  Documentary looking at the numerous theories that have arisen over the years about the
hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 horror film ‘The Shining’.
ROUNDABOUT – A YEAR IN COLOUR 1963 (E)             £19.99
COI documentary gives a fascinating glimpse of Britain and its place in the world 50 years ago.
SECRET CITY (E) 2012    CHANAN, MICHAEL        £14.99
    The film examines how the City of London Corporation is an anti-democratic system which adheres to ancient laws and takes a look at its impact on Britain’s economy.
SHADOWS OF PROGRESS – DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-WAR BRITAIN (15) 1977  £29.99
A collection of post-war documentaries offering a revealing portrait of Britain’s social, cultural and industrial development throughout the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.
SHAKESPEARE AND THE SPANISH CONNECTION (E) 2011   £24.99
Documentary examining the relation of traditional Spanish theatre to the work of William Shakespeare.
THE SHARD: THE TALLEST TOWER (E) 2013    £14.99
 Film looks at the construction of London’s tallest building, the Shard.
SIDE BY SIDE (15) 2012    KENNEALLY, CHRIS        £15.99
 Explores the ongoing debate between traditional celluloid and digital film.
SOUND CITY (E) 2012    GROHL , DAVE   £11.99
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl directs this documentary about Los Angeles’ Sound City Studios which specialised in analog recording.
THE SPIRIT OF ’45 (E) 2012 LOACH, KEN    £14.99
An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society
TONY ROBINSON’S GODS AND MONSTERS (E) 2013            £12.99
 Tony Robinson as he sets out to explore the history of superstition and religious belief in Britain.
TWENTY FIVE YEARS(E) 1977    MORLEY, PETER        £9.99
 Documentary commissioned in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee in 1977.
THE TYPEWRITER IN THE 21ST CENTURY (E) 2013 LOCKETT, CHRISTOPHER £23.99
Documentary about the typewriter and its importance in the 21st century.
VALAAM – L’ARCHIPEL DES MOINES (E) 2012 RUSSIA    LESPES, FRANÇOIS  £12.99
Director François Lespes visits the monastery and gives an insight into the daily lives of the monks who live on the Valaam archipelago situated in Lake Ladoga.
THE VATICAN EXORCISMS (15)     2012    MARINO, JOE    £15.99
 Documentary following US film-maker Joe Marino as he heads to Italy to investigate exorcisms and the truth behind rumours of demonic possession.
VILLAGE AT THE END OF THE WORLD (E)   2012    GAVRON,
SARAH/KATZNELSON, DAVID   £14.99
 Documentary exploring life on one of the most remote settlements in the world.
VIRAMUNDO (15) 2013 FRANCE  BORGEAUD, PIERRE-YVES IN FRENCH £17.99
    Pierre-Yves Borgeaud’s documentary follows the renowned Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil as he embarks on a journey around the southern hemisphere to promote cultural diversity.
VITO (E) 2011        SCHWARZ, JEFFREY        £15.99
Documentary about gay activist and author of ‘The Celluloid Closet’ Vito Russo. Having died in 1990 from AIDS-related problems, Vito is still held in high regard as one of the forerunners for gay rights in the United States and across the western world.  This film explores his legacy.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME – PART 1 (E) 2013        £17.99
Film-maker Ed Skelding and historian Nigel Cave visit some of the battle’s significant locations and explore each stage of the offensive.
THE WAR – A KEN BURNS FILM (E)   2007        £39.99
Seven-part docudrama series exploring the history and horrors of World War 2 from an American perspective, recounting the personal experiences of citizens of four American towns.
THE WERETH ELEVEN (E) 2011    CHILD, ROBERT        £24.99
Docudrama weaving archive footage, interviews and drama to tell the  tale of eleven African-American soldiers who were executed by the Nazis in one of the lesser known war crimes of WWII.
WEST OF MEMPHIS (E) 2012        BERG, AMY        £19.99
    The film follows the so called ‘West Memphis Three’ which has over the  last 20 years from a lurid true-crime story into one of the biggest miscarriage of justice in modern US history.
WILD ARABIA (PG) 2012            £19.99
BBC  series exploring the wildlife and cultural heritage of the Arabian Peninsula.
WIMBLEDON: 2013 – MEN’S FINAL – MURRAY VS DJOKOVIC (E)     £19.99
Coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic                     
                                                   LITERATURE ON DVD
ANNA KARENINA (12A) 2012     WRIGHT JOE         £19.99
Tom Stoppard pens this adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love.
BILLY LIAR (PG) 1963   SCHLESINGER, JOHN  DVD – £15.99   BLU-RAY – £19.99
Restored Edition staring Tom Courtenay in this Hall-Waterhouse  comedy.
BIRDSONG (15) 2012            MARTIN, PHILIP        £19.99
Two-part TV adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s best-selling novel, charting a doomed
love story played out against the backdrop of World War One
BLANDINGS (12) 2012            £19.99
    Timothy Spall and Jennifer Saunders star in this six-part British sitcom based on the
stories by P.G. Wodehouse
CONFESSION OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY (15) 2011 VERHEYDE, SYLVIE    £15.99
    Pete Doherty and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in this period drama based on the
autobiographical 19th century novel by French writer Alfred de Musset.
THE FUGITIVE KIND (12)   1959    LUMET, SIDNEY         £9.99
A
dapted from Tennessee Williams’ play ‘Orpheus Descending’, this US drama stars Marlon Brando as drifter Val Xavier.
THE GREAT GATSBY (12) 2000    MARKOWITZ,  ROBERT         £7.99
Toby Stephens, Paul Rudd and Mira Sorvino star in this made-for-TV drama adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel set in the 1920s.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (12) 2012 UK     NEWELL, MIKE    £19.99
Adaptation staring  Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter.
THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (12) 2012     JACKSON, PETER    £19.99
    The first of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson’s blockbuster prequel to his ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy.
JANE EYRE (12) 2011        FUKUNAGA, CARY    £19.99
Adaptation of the classic novel by Charlotte Bronte staring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender.
LIFE OF PI (PG) 2012            LEE, ANG        £19.99
 Award-winning fantasy adventure based on Yann Martel’s Booker Prize-winning novel.
MACBETH (E) 1997    FREESTON, J/BLESSED, B        £5.99
 Jason Connery stars as the ill-fated Thane of Cawdor in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy.
MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN (12) 2012  MEHTA, DEEPA  DVD – £19.99   BLU-RAY – £24.99
Based on Salman Rushdie magic realist novel, the film is set against the backdrop of India’s independence from British rule and the resulting partition of India.
LES MISÉRABLES (12A) 2012       HOOPER, TOM      DVD – £19.99   BLU-RAY – £24.99
 Academy Award-winning big-screen adaptation of the stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel.
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA (U) 1989     TAYLOR, JUD        £12.99
 Adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – HAVING A BALL (E) 2013        £19.99
    Film offer new insight into Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by recreating the Netherfield ball which provides the setting for the two lead characters’ first meeting. Amanda Vickery and Alastair Sooke, along with a team of professionals, put on a regency ball at Chawton House, taking into account various aspects including music, dance, food and clothing.
QUARTET (12) 2012   HOFFMAN,  DUSTIN    DVD – £19.99   BLU-RAY – £19.99
 Comedy drama adapted by writer Ronald Harwood from his own stage play of the same name.
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (PG) 1982    DONNER, CLIVE        £17.99
Anthony Andrews stars as the Scarlet Pimpernel, scourge of the French Revolution and rescuer of the aristocracy from the executioner’s guillotine.
SHAKESPEARE: THE ANIMATED TALES (PG)  1992    £28.99
The adaptations use a variety of animation techniques and feature the vocal talents of Felicity Kendal, Alun Armstrong, Joss Ackland and Zoe Wanamaker, among others. The plays are: ‘Macbeth’; ‘Hamlet’; ‘Romeo and Juliet’; ‘Othello’; ‘Twelfth Night’; ‘As You Like It’; ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’; ‘The Taming of the Shrew’; ‘A Winter’s Tale’; ‘Richard III’; ‘Julius Caesar’ and ‘The Tempest’.
TESS (12) 1979 UK   POLANSKI, ROMAN    £19.99
Oscar wining film based on the Thomas  Hardy novel.
TWELFTH NIGHT: SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE (E)     CARROLL, TIM    £19.99
 
Live performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, recorded at the reconstucted Globe Theatre.
THE WHITE QUEEN: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2013        £19.99
The complete series of the BBC drama based on the historical novels by Philippa Gregory.                                                                   
                                      BRITISH CINEMA ON DVDA FIELD IN ENGLAND (15) 2012 UK  WHEATLEY, BEN  DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £21.99Set ion the English Civil War, the film follows a small group of deserted soldiers who are captured by a mysterious alchemist by the name of O’Neil .
ACCUSED: SERIES 2 (15) 2012    UK        £19.99
Second series of the anthology, written by Jimmy McGovern, that follows various characters as they await a verdict on their trial and reflect on how they came to be accused.
BEST OF BRITISH B MOVIES – THE CORSAIR COLLECTION: VOLUME 1(PG) 1954   £14.99
Features –  ‘The Harassed Hero’ (1954) and  ‘The Night Won’t Talk’ (1952).
BEST OF BRITISH B MOVIES – THE CORSAIR COLLECTION: VOLUME 2 (PG) 1954   £14.99
Features –  ‘Meet Mr Malcolm’ (1954), and   ‘I’m a Stranger’ (1952)
BLOOD (15) UK 2012        MURPHY, NICK        £15.99
British crime drama starring Paul Bettany and Stephen Graham as police officer brothers who struggle to maintain their sense of morality while investigating a murder.
THE BRIDES OF DRACULA (12)  1960 UK FISHER, TERENCE    £22.99
 Classic horror starring Peter Cushing.Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
BURTON AND TAYLOR (12) 2013 UK    LAXTON, RICHARD   £12.99
 Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West star in this BBC drama portraying the turbulent relationship between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
CFF COLLECTION: VOLUME 1 – LONDON TALES (U)    £19.99
Three Children’s Film Foundation – ‘The Salvage Gang’ (1958),  ‘Night Ferry’ (1966) and. ‘Operation Third Form’ (1976)
CFF COLLECTION: VOLUME 2 – THE RACE IS ON (PG)    £19.99
Children’s Film Foundation films featured –  ‘Sammy’s Super T-Shirt’ (1978), ‘Soapbox Derby’ (1957) and ‘The Sky Bike’ (1967).
CFF  COLLECTION: VOLUME 3 –  WEIRD ADVENTURES (U)  £19.99
 Features – The Monster of Highgate Ponds, The Boy Who Turned Yellow and A Hitch in Time, directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Powell and Pressburger and Jan Darnley-Smith
CHARLIE BROOKER’S BLACK MIRROR: THE COMPLETE SECOND SERIES (15) 2012 £19.99
 Second mini-series of the Channel 4 drama written by Charlie Brooker which explores the role of technology in modern society in three stand-alone episodes.
THE COMEDIAN (15) 2012       SHKOLNIK, TOM     £15.99
 Largely improvised comic drama following a young comedian struggling with his identity. 30-something call centre worker Ed (Edward Hogg) fills his nights performing on London’s stand up circuit. Unhappy in his day job and unsure of the feelings he holds for his foreign flatmate and budding musician Elisa (Elisa Lasowski), Ed moves through life in a perpetual state of self-reflection.
DANCING ON THE EDGE (15) 2012    £19.99
Steven Poliakoff writes this five-part drama set in London in the 1930s following the rise and fall of a black jazz band.
DEATH AT BROADCASTING HOUSE (PG) 1934  DENHAM, REGINALD £9.99
 1930s mystery crime drama based on the novel by Val Gielgud. During a radio play performance an actor is strangled to death and Detective Inspector Gregory (Ian Hunter) investigates.
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME ONE (U)         £14.99
 Range of scarce films from both Basil Dean’s and Michael Balcon’s tenure as studio head. Features –  Escape! (1930), West of Zanzibar (1954), Penny Paradise (1938),  and Cheer Up!(1936)
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME TWO (U)         £14.99
 Features – Midshipman Easy (1935),Brief Ecstasy (1938), The Big Blockade (1942) and  The Four Just Men (1939)
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME THREE (U)         £14.99
 Range of scarce films from both Basil Dean’s and Michael Balcon’s tenure as studio head.  This set features – Cage of Gold (1950), Death Drives Through (1935), The Impassive Footman (1932) and Frieda (1947).
EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME FOUR (U) £14.99
Fourth collection of classic features from the iconic British film studio. Features –  ‘Secret of the Loch’ (1934) ,  ‘Birds of Prey’ (1930) , ‘Davy’ (1957) &  ‘The Loves of Joanna Godden’ (1947).
THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN (12) 1964 UK    FRANCIS, FREDDIE    £22.99
Classic horror starring Peter Cushing. Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
THE FALL (15) 2012    £19.99
 BBC Crime drama, starring Gillian Anderson as a Metropolitan Police detective drafted to Belfast to help on a puzzling murder case.
FATHERLAND  (15) 1986 UK        LOACH, KEN        £15.99
 A singer swaps the political intimidation of working in East Germany for the equally controlling Capitalist music industry in the West.  Loosely based on the German singer Wolf Biermann.
FEET FIRST: THE COMPLETE SERIES (PG)   1973        £12.99
The complete series of the 1970s TV drama following the fortunes of an amateur footballer who is suddenly plunged into the big league.
FRANKIE (12) 2012        £19.99
Eve Myles stars as district nurse Frankie Maddox in this BBC drama
GOOD VIBRATIONS (15) 2012   UK    BARROS D’SA, L/LEYBURN, G   £15.99
    Biopic chronicling the life of the Northern Irish music promoter Terri Hooley, who championed the emerging Belfast punk music scene during the 1970s.
HITCHCOCK (12A)  2012   SACHA GERVASI        £19.99
Anthony Hopkins plays the legendary director in this biopic that chronicles the personal and professional relationship between Hitchcock and his wife
KNIGHT ERRANT LIMITED (PG) 1961    MARSHALL, ROGER    £9.99
 The two remaining episodes of the late 1950s to early 1960s TV drama following the adventures of a young man who sets up an agency designed to solve other people’s problems.
THE LOOK OF LOVE (18) 2013 UK    WINTERBOTTOM, MICHAEL £17.99
Comedy drama based on the life of the Soho property tycoon and adult magazine publisher Paul Raymond
LOOKS AND SMILES (15) 1991 UK        LOACH, KEN        £15.99
Based on the novel by Barry Hines, and set during Margaret Thatcher’s rule of Britain, the film follows a young man living in Sheffield who is struggling to find work and direction in life.
MY NAME IS JOE (15) 1998  UK        LOACH, KEN        £15.99
 Recovering alcoholic Joe Kavanagh (Peter Mullan) agrees to do three drugs runs to settle a debt  to local gangster.
MURDER ON THE HOME FRONT (15) 2013    SAX, GEOFFREY    £19.99
Patrick Kennedy and Tamzin Merchant star in this two-part wartime crime drama set during the Blitz. Loosely based on the diaries of Molly Lefebure, secretary to the Home Office pathologist and modern forensics pioneer, Keith Simpson
NEW BRITISH CINEMA QUARTERLY ANNUAL: ISSUE 3 (15) 2012   £23.99
    A collection of British feature films and documentaries.
PAPADOPOULOS AND SONS (15) 2013 UK   MARKOU, MARCUS £15.99
British comedy in which a high-flying businessman is brought down to earth by the financial crisis and forced to re-open a fish and chip shop with his estranged brother.
SHELL (15) 2012 UK    GRAHAM , SCOTT     £15.99
 Scott Graham’s directorial debut examines the intense relationship between a father and daughter living a secluded life in the Highlands of Scotland.
SIGHTSEERS (15)     2012 UK        WHEATLEY, BEN        £17.99
Jet-black British comedy in which a romantic break turns into a bloody killing spree.
SKINS: COMPLETE SEVENTH SERIES (18) 2013            £24.99
 All six episodes of the seventh and final series of the drama about the chaotic lives and loves of a group of young people.
THREE STEPS IN THE DARK (PG) 1953 UK    BIRT, DANIEL    £12.99
 British B-movie starring Greta Gynt. After telling his next of kin that he has decided to make changes in his will, an elderly millionaire is murdered before he gets the chance to go ahead with his plans. When his niece, crime writer Sophie (Gynt), finds herself one of the suspects she attempts to solve the case on her own.
TOP OF THE LAKE (18) 2013        CAMPION, JANE    £19.99
 Darkly gritty six-part crime series follows a police detective as she investigates the disappearance of a young girl in the remote New Zealand township of Lakeside
UNDERGROUND (PG) 1928 UK    ASQUITH, ANTHONY      £19.99
Underground masterfully balances the light and dark sides of the city life to evoke the daily existence of the average Londoner . Dual format two dvd set Dvd/Blu-ray
UTOPIA (18) 2012    KELLY, DENNIS        £19.99
Six-part British thriller drama following a number of individuals who find themselves at the centre of a conspiracy.
WELCOME TO THE PUNCH (15) 2012 UK    CREEVY, ERAN    £17.99
Eran Creevy writes and directs this British gangster thriller set in London’s docklands                           
                                      NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE DVD
A LATE QUARTET (15) 2012 USA     ZILBERMAN, YARON     £15.99
Christopher Walken , Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener star in a drama set among a world-renowned string quartet from New York
THE ABCS OF DEATH (18) 2012    DVD – £12.99        BLU RAY – £14.99
Anthology of thematically connected short films. Twenty six directors are assigned a letter of the alphabet each and given a budget of five thousand pounds, the film-makers were asked to shoot a short film exploring death and the many ways of dying.
THE ADJUSTER (18) 1991   EGOYAN, ATOM.        £15.99
    Tense drama about alienation in the electronic age, directed by Canadian film-maker
ARBITRAGE (15) 2012        JARECKI, NICHOLAS        £15.99
 Tense financial drama with a twist starring Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon.
ARCADIA (15) 2012  SILVER, OLIVIA                £15.99
Coming-of-age indie drama in which a family begins a 3,000 mile road trip to a new life in California.
ARGO (15)    2012 USA        AFFLECK, BEN        £15.99
    Ben Affleck directs and stars in this Academy Award-nominated political thriller based on real events that took place during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
THE BIRTH OF A NATION (15) 1915 USA     DVD – £17.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
    Both celebrated as a landmark achievement in the development of film form and reviled for its racist characterisations and affirmation of the Ku Klux Klan, D W Griffith’s epic account of the American Civil War and its aftermath is still one of the most controversial films ever made.
BOARDWALK EMPIRE: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON (18) 2012    £39.99
 All 12 episodes from the third season of the Golden Globe-winning HBO period drama set during the 1920s Prohibition era. Atlantic County
CALENDER  (12) 2013  EGOYAN, ATOM    DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
Newly separated photographer contacts women through an escort agency and invites them to dinner, all while his estranged wife tries reconcile to with him.
EXOTICA (18) 1984 EGOYAN, ATOM    DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
   Canadian writer/director Atom Egoyan  continues his examination of human morality and the politics of voyeurism in this thriller, set in a strip club
END OF WATCH (15) 2012 USA        AYER, DAVID        £17.99
 Two LAPD cops find themselves on a drug cartel’s death list in this gritty action drama from writer/director David Ayer.
FAMILY VIEWING   (15) 1988   EGOYAN, ATOM   
DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
 Dark psychological drama
GIRLS: SEASON 2 (18) 2013            £24.99
 All ten episodes from the second season of the Golden Globe-winning HBO comedy drama following a group of 20-something women in New York.
HARDY BUCKS: THE MOVIE (18) 2012    COCKAYNE, MIKE    £15.99
A big screen outing for the Irish mockumentary TV comedy, following the antics of five rural reprobates who head for Poland to support the Irish football team during Euro 2012.
HAROLD LLOYD’S WORLD OF COMEDY (E)    £12.99
 Collection of favourite scenes selected by comedy actor Harold Lloyd from his films. Featured in the collection are clips from ‘Why Worry?’ (1923), ‘The Milky Way’ (1936), ‘Girl Shy’ (1924), ‘Movie Crazy’ (1932), ‘Safety Last!’ (1923) and ‘Feet First’ (1930).
THE HOST (12) 2013 USA NICCOL, ANDREW     £19.99
 Scfi romance adapted from the novel by Stephenie Meyer, creator of ‘The Twilight Saga’.
THE IMPOSSIBLE (12) 2012     BAYONA, JUAN ANTONIO        £19.99
Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star in this Academy Award-nominated disaster drama set in Thailand during the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.
LINCOLN (12A) 2013  SPIELBERG, STEVEN 
    DVD – £19.99  BLU-RAY – £27.99
 Daniel Day-Lewis stars as  America’s 16th president Abraham Lincoln.
THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE (15) 1976   CASSAVETES, JOHN £19.99
    Receiving its long-overdue High Definition premiere, as part of this Dual Format Edition, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie is John Cassavetes’ uncompromising character study of a gangster.
THE MISSING MILLION (E) 1942    BRANDON, PHILIP    £9.99
1940s mystery drama based on the story by Edgar Wallace.
THE NEWSROOM: SEASON 1 (15) 2012        £39.99
All ten episodes from the first season of the HBO drama created by Aaron Sorkin. The show takes a look behind the scenes of the fictional Altantis Cable News and follows the newsroom staff.
SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS (15) 2012    MCDONAGH, MARTIN    £15.99
 Crime caper about  a struggling screenwriter who finds himself entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld and carries out an ill-fated dognapping.
SIDE EFFECTS (15) 2013 USA        SODERBERGH, STEVEN        £17.99
Psychological thriller following the effects of a woman’s mental breakdown on those closest to her.
SMALL APARTMENTS (18) 2013     ÅKERLUND, JONAS        £15.99
 Oddball comedy starring Matt Lucas. Bald and morbidly obese Franklin Franklin (Lucas) lives in an apartment complex filled with other quirky and eccentric characters.
SPEAKING PARTS (15) 1989  EGOYAN, ATOM  
    DVD- £15.99  BLU-RAY- £19.99
Critically acclaimed psycho-sexual drama becomes entangled in a fatal web of desire.
THE SWEET HEREAFTER (15) 1997  EGOYAN, ATOM
DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
Powerful lawyer Mitchell Stephens (Ian Holm) arrives in a small town in British Columbia after fourteen children die in a school bus crash. Announcing that he will win compensation for the townsfolk, Stephens investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding the accident, discovering various dark secrets lurking beneath the surface.
TO ROME WITH LOVE (12) 2012    WOODY, ALLEN         £15.99
The film follows a number of different characters who form a part of the life of Rome.
THE TV SET (12) 2012      KASDAN,  JAKE    £15.99
 Comedy drama satirising the world of television production.
ZERO DARK THIRTY (15)  2013    BIGELOW, KATHRYN  DVD – £19.99     BLU RAY – £24.99
Academy Award-nominated military action thriller about the mission by American special operations forces to capture or kill al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

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Brazilian adaptation of Romeo and Juliet – ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 – out on dvd

Romeu & RomeuROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet. Ramon Monteiro (João Mesquita) and Rômulo Campelo (Arthur Chermont) represent the two feuding families, who both start off hating each other but then fall in love which each other.

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