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World Cinema

Certified Copy

A cosmopolitan film whose tongue is shared with English, whose home is Italian, whose funding is Belgian and whose writer and director, Abbas Kiarostami, is Iranian. More…

Certified Copy
Close-Up

Abbas Kiarostami writes and directs this 1990 docu-fictional film which sees a man charged with committing fraud after pretending to be filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. More…

Close-Up
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest

The final part of the Swedish trilogy based on the best-selling ‘Millennium Trilogy’ novels by Steig Larsson brings Lisbeth Salander’s story to a close. More…

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest
The Girl Who Played With Fire

The second part of the trilogy, adapated from the novel by Stieg Larsson sees Lisbeth tracking down the men responsible for the crimes against her. More…

The Girl Who Played With Fire
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Niels Arden Oplev’s made-for-TV take on Lisbeth Salander and the mysterious Vanger family in the first adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. More…

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
La Jetée

Set in the aftermath of World War III in Paris, La Jetée, Chris Marker’s time traveller tale, is just as profound today as it was 50 years ago when it was first released. More…

La Jetée
Good Bye, Lenin!

Wolfgang Becker’s Goodbye, Lenin! sees a woman living under the illusion that the German Democratic Republic is alive and carrying on after she wakes from a coma in 1990. More…

Good Bye, Lenin!
Léon

Think of an assassin and men like John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald come to mind, but in this 1994 Luc Besson thriller, a 12-year-old girl is in training for the job. More…

Léon
The Big Blue

Luc Besson’s visually stunning Le Grand Bleu is also film with a strong emotional core and a story about a man who longs to return to the world beneath the ocean’s surface. More…

The Big Blue
Son Of Babylon

The grief of a nation commingles like the bones of so many dead in Son of Babylon, the first feature film to be made in Iraq since Saddam Hussein was deposed. More…

Son Of Babylon
The Human Centipede

Tom Six writes and directs this truly fascinating and revolting Dutch film which sees a crazed German doctor stitching three people together to make his horrifying creation. More…

The Human Centipede
Les Diaboliques

Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, this classic French film noir was famously snatched out of the hands of Hitchcock and still thrills and surprises audiences today. More…

Les Diaboliques
Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

Filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan returns, but not just with a story about a murder and the accused, but also about the many men involved who all have a past they’d rather kept hidden. More…

Once Upon A Time In Anatolia
Essaha

Algeria’s first-ever musical comedy. Think West Side Story meets Grease meets Black Cat, White Cat. This is a film about the past, present and future of life in the Maghreb. More…

Essaha
The Castle

Based on Franz Kafka’s unfinished novel, this is an interesting mystery from Austrian auteur Michael Haneke; certainly worth a watch but not even close to his best. More…

The Castle

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