Eighteen Australian directors each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in ordinary people’s lives in a stunning portrait of a small coastal community. As characters face second thoughts and regret, relationships irretrievably alter, resolves are made or broken, and lives change direction forever. This watershed film reinterprets and re-imagines the work for the screen.
Lily O’Connor (Agyness Deyn) is a witty and searingly defiant Northerner with epilepsy and a tough past. When she finds out that the brother she’s long thought dead could still be alive, she risks her life to go in search of him. As she abandons her safe routine in a seaside town and heads into the treacherous underbelly of London she takes us on a deeply moving trip that really is like nothing you’ve seen before. Will Lily’s bravery help her connect her past and her future - or will she die trying?
Despite the threat of war in the autumn of 1939, a German sea expedition is launched to the Norwegian arctic with British explorers on board. When war is declared, the German government commands them to commit a military operation to help sink a British war ship that is carrying 1,200 soldiers. It soon becomes claustrophobic on the ship as the civilians now find themselves mere pawns in a global power struggle… Who is to trust and who has a hidden agenda? Starring Tom Burke (Only God Forgives, The Hooligan Factory).
2 DISC SPECIAL EDITION
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.
DUAL EDITION DVD + BLU-RAY
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.
A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the twentieth century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
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.