SAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE – staring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve issued on dvd

MidwifeSAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE (12) 2017 FRANCE PROVOST, MARTIN £15.99
The stable life of midwife Claire Breton (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.

Sobolevski, now diagnosed with cancer, is shocked to learn of her former partner’s death. However she is now hoping to reconnect with Claire and gradually the pair re-evaluate their contrasting outlooks on life.

 

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTE TO THE MIDWIFE

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French Sci-fi drama – SEULS/ALONE – released on dvd

aloneSEULS/ALONE (15) 2016 FRANCE MOREAU , DAVID £19.99
Sci-fi drama where a group of teens find themselves the last people left on earth and must escape the mysterious threat that has made everyone else disappear.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO SEULS

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Kinji Fukasaku’s – NEW BATTLES WITHOUT HONOUR AND HUMANITY: THE COMPLETE TRILOGY – out on dual format dvd/Blu Ray

NEW BATTLESNEW 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)

‘New Battles Without Honour and Humanity’ (1974), while member of a crime family are in prison other family member try to take control of the crime empire.

‘Head of the Boss’ (1975) Shuji Kuroda (Sugawara) hitman takes his revenge for his betrayal.

‘Last Days of the Boss’ (1976) gangster Shuichi Nozaki (Sugawara) vows to get revenge on the mobster who killed his boss.

In Japanese with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus
Bonus Footage
Trailers
Other Documentary: ‘Beyond the Films: New Battles Without Honour and Humanity’, ‘New Stories, New Battles and Closing Stories’

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French WWII comedy -LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON – issued on dvd

La Folle Histoire De MaxLA 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.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

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Iranian movie -INVERSION – released on dvd

InversionINVERSION (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?

In Farsi with English subtitles

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Philippe Grandrieux film – MALGRÉ LA NUIT – out on dvd

Despite the NightMALGRÉ 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.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS NOTES TO MALGRÉ LA NUIT

 

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Wartime drama – NEBEL IM AUGUST/FOG IN AUGUST – released on dvd

Fog in AugustNEBEL 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.

 

the film is one of the first to tackle the Nazis’ euthanasia program.

In German with English subtitles

GERMAN LANGUAGE NOTES TO NEBEL IM AUGUST

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Film version of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s best-selling – TSCHICK/GOODBYE BERLIN – issued on dvd

Goodbye BerlinTSCHICK/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.

In German with English subtitles

 

GERMAN LANGUAGE FILMHEFT TO TSCHICK – GOODBYE BERLIN

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO TSCHICK – GOODBYE BERLIN

SPANISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO TSCHICK-GOODBYE BERLIN

 

Other films by Fatih Akin

 

AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE/EDGE OF HEAVEN (15) 2007 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99
Widower Ali seeks out companionship with the prostitute Yeter, setting in motion a chain of events that will link three families across different cultures, countries and generations.
THE CUT (15) 20104 AKIN, FATIH £17.99
Set in the Armenian Genocide of 1915 a man manages to survive the massacres but loses his family and his faith in the process until he discovers that his two daughters might also have survived and heads to America searching for them.
In Armenian, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, Spanish, English
GEGEN DIE WAND/HEAD-ON(18) 2004 GERMANY AKIN, FATIH £19.99
Award winning drama about two 2nd generation Turks living in Germany.

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Brazilian mystery thriller – ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW – out on dvd

Through the ShadowATRAVÉS 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.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

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Norwegian drama- VALKYRIEN -out on dvd

ValkyrienVALKYRIEN (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.

In Norwegain  with English subtitles

 

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Jacques Becker’s films re-issued on dvd and Blu Ray

Casque d'OrCASQUE 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.

When Georges Manda falls for Marie, he faces the wrath of her boyfriend, the petty crook Roland. Gang boss Felix, who secretly lusts after Marie, orders the two to fight it out for her hand, hoping to eliminate his love rivals.

When his boyhood friend is subsequently framed for the murder, Georges, not realising Felix’s involvement, does the decent thing and turns himself in to the police. However, when Georges then discovers Felix’s role in his downfall, he escapes from custody and sets out on a mission to get his revenge.

Edward and CarolineÉDOUARD 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.

Edouard and Caroline prepare to head to a party hosted by Caroline’s rich uncle Claude. With pianist husband Edouard expected to perform at the event, he wants the couple to be looking their best in a bid to impress Claude and his guests.

Le TrouLE 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.

Wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, Gaspard Claude is sent to Paris’s notorious Sante Prison, sharing a cell with four hardened criminals. Gaspard soon learns that his new cellmates have been planning a prison break and have begun digging a tunnel in an ambitious attempt to escape.

However, despite initially going along with the plan, Gaspard begins to have second thoughts when the guards inform him he is to be released soon.

Touchez Pas Au GrisbiTOUCHEZ 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.

Max and his colleague Riton, has stolen 50 million francs in gold bars. However rival gang boss Angelo is also after the gold.

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In French with English subtitles

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Isabelle Huppert French film – SOUVENIR – available on dvd

SouvenirSOUVENIR (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.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

FLEMISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

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PLEINS FEUX SUR L’ASSASSIN – issued on Dual format dvd/Blu Ray

Spotlight On a MurdererPLEINS FEUX SUR L’ASSASSIN/SPOTLIGHT ON A MURDERER (15) 1961 FRANCE FRANJU, GEORGES DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY £24.99
Count Hervé de Kerloguen has not long to live and, to annoy his heirs, he decides to hide in a secret room in his castle to die. With no body the counts heirs cannot claim his fortune. However suddenly the heirs die one by one. Is it murder or do they accidentally die?

In French with English subtitles

 

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Spanish film – EL PASTOR/THE SHEPHERD – out on dvd

ShepherdEL 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, Anselmo, refused to sell his land to a property developer.

However the shepherds disdain for money is much to the annoyance of this neighbours who are all set to gain if Anselmo sells his land.

 

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Spanish film – UIO: SÁCAME A PASEAR/TAKE ME FOR A RIDE – out on dvd

Take Me for a RideUIO: 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.

However, when photos of the pair together are published on the Internet their new relationship comes under strain leaving them with some difficult choices to make.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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