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By Our Selves documents a four-day walk made by the English Poet John Clare from an asylum in the Epping Forest up into Northamptonshire. Toby Jones, Iain Sinclair and a Straw Bear follow in his footsteps exactly 150 years after his death. En route they bump into Highland musician and poet MacGillivray, and graphic novelist Alan Moore. Captured in black & white photography, they discover the only truth of the road: whatever our hopes and delusions, we are always By Our Selves.
Two women hiking across Dartmoor meet a mysterious and charming stranger with a dark secret. As they engage in an exciting game of sex and deceit, the women's own secrets emerge: for Becky the isolated moor reawakens demons from her past; for Susan the trip offers a chance to transform her future. But the games soon take a terrifying and lethal turn as their hiking weekend becomes a fight for survival.
Mardin, 1915: one night, the Turkish police round up all the Armenian men in the city, including the young blacksmith, Nazaret Manoogian (Tahar Rahim), who is separated from his family. He becomes a forced laborer and only survives the mass murder by chance and an act of kindness. Years later, he hears that his two daughters are also still alive. He becomes fixated on the idea of finding them and sets off to track them down. His search takes him from the Mesopotamian deserts and Havana to the barren and desolate prairies of North Dakota.
Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup in a Northern Ireland divided on religious lines, nine-year-old Tommy (Art Parkinson, San Andreas) learns to make sense of his world through his passion for football and his father’s (Richard Dormer, '71) love of Greek philosophy. Meanwhile, the country’s football team, a collection of ringers and misfits, are pitted against a modern day Goliath – the Brazilian football team, led by the remarkable politician/philosopher/footballing-genius Socrates de Souza. Featuring John Hannah (The Mummy) as Northern Ireland manager Billy Bingham and Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones) as legendary football commentator Jackie Fullerton.
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PULP found fame on the world stage in the 1990s with anthems including 'Common People', 'Disco 2000', and 'Babies'. In 2012 they returned to their hometown for what could be their last UK concert. Footage of their phenomenal live showis exclusive to this film and the band also share their thoughts on fame, love, mortality & car maintenance. Director Florian Habicht (Love Story) weaves together these elements with dream-like tableaux featuring the people and the city of Sheffield.
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This collection of Chris Marker films consists of three works that pre-date La Jetée, the featurette that firmly planted his name as a filmmaker, as well as a series of seven shorter films that span each decade of his career thereafter. These remarkable curios reveal much about him, his ideas and his visuality, as well as his take on the modern world from an artistic point-of-view--from China, Siberia and Israel in the 1950s to the Pentagon, art collectives, cheshire cats, haikus and early new media.
Frederick Wiseman, master documentarian, takes the audience behind the scenes of a British institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art. National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings.
Limited to just 1000 numbered editions and featuring an original photograph of JOHN BETJEMAN signed by JANE BOWN, along with bespoke sleeve artwork and booklet featuring essays by film makers LUKE DODD and MICHAEL WHYTE.
A revealing portrait of this most self-effacing but great portrait photographer emerges through conversation, anecdote and candid reflection.
This item will be released on 4 January 2016.
Life sucks for Jim. His best friend Michael is now hanging with the cool kids and Jim’s only companion is his dog. He’s stuck in a small town where nothing exciting ever happens, until… Dean, a mysterious American, moves in to the house next door. Dean is older, good-looking, and in Jim’s eyes the coolest guy he’s ever met. Jim can’t believe his luck. Dean offers him friendship, helps him win the girl of his dreams and he soon becomes the most popular boy in school. But when it turns out Dean is hiding a dark secret, Jim is forced to question if his newfound popularity is worth it.
This item will be released on 11 January 2016.
Val is the kind of live-in housekeeper who takes her work seriously. She serves her wealthy São Paulo employers day in and day out while lovingly nannying their teenage son whom she’s raised since toddlerhood. Everyone and everything in the elegant house has its place until one day, Val’s ambitious, clever daughter Jessica arrives from Val’s hometown. Jessica’s confident, youthful presence upsets the unspoken yet strict balance of power in the household; Val must decide where her allegiances lie and what she’s willing to sacrifice.