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Fritz Lang directs this 1931 film which sees Peter Lorre playing a child murderer preying on local children. When the police are unable to catch him, other criminals join in the manhunt. More…

M
Shree 420

Raj Kapoor’s Shree 420 tells the story of an orphaned country boy who arrives in Bombay and is seduced by a world of illusions, leaving behind knowledge for wealth. More…

Shree 420
Through A Glass Darkly

This 1961 film, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and produced by Allan Ekelund, is a three-act “chamber film”, in which four family members act as mirrors for each other. More…

Through A Glass Darkly
Le Samouraï

We take a look at Jean-Pierre Melville’s classic 1967 thriller Le Samouraï, starring Alain Delon as Jef Costello, a beautiful killer with a beautiful face, and he won’t leave a trace. More…

Le Samouraï
Plein Soleil

Based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley and starring Alain Delon, Plein Soleil is a film with a central character that we shouldn’t easily identify with, and yet I did. More…

Plein Soleil
La Piscine

Screen legends Alain Delon and Romy Schneider star in this intoxicating tale of sex, lies, jealousy and murder that plays out by the swimming pool at their holiday home. More…

La Piscine
Dancer In The Dark

Lars von Trier writers and directs this gripping and unusual musical starring Icelandic singer Björk as Selma, a Czech immigrant in 1960s Washington who’s losing her sight. More…

Dancer In The Dark
Last Year At Marienbad

From the combined minds of Alain Resnais and Alain Robbe-Grillet comes Last Year At Marienbad; a surreal, mysterious, extraordinary and beguiling masterpiece of cinema. More…

Last Year At Marienbad
City Of God

Meirelles brings the notorious City of God to life in this fast-paced gangster film with a story about a young man his attempts not to be pulled into the gang world. More…

City Of God
Uzak

Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan creates a glacial masterpeice of disillusionment in this look at two men drifting through their lonely lives in Istanbul’s cold winter. More…

Uzak
Night And Fog

Alain Resnais 1955 documentary takes us to the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek to show us the horrors of war and the liberation that couldn’t come soon enough. More…

Night And Fog
Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima Mon Amour was Alain Resnais’ first feature and was part documentary and part love story but a wholly poetic look at the effects of the bombing of the city. More…

Hiroshima Mon Amour
The Skin I Live In

Based on the novel Mygale by Thierry Jonquet, Pedro Almodóvar’s La Piel que Habito explores gender, medical ethics and the question if we can change who we are. More…

The Skin I Live In
All About My Mother

Pedro Almodovar brings us yet another delightful ode to women in a masterpiece about a mother seeking to bring closure to her late son’s wishes of knowing his father. More…

All About My Mother
Talk To Her

Writer and director Pedro Almodóvar looks at love, obsession and romantic idolisation in Talk To Her, a film about two men caring for their comatose girlfriends. More…

Talk To Her

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