Archive for "Season 1996/97"

Secrets and Lies (15)

The tale of a suburban photographer and his neurotic working-class sister. Meanwhile a black optometrist who was adopted at birth searches for her real mother.…

To Live (12a)

How a family in Chine lives through the years from the civil wars of the 1940’s to the hardships of the Cultural Revolution in the…

Carrington (18)

The extraordinary story of an unconventional 17 year sexless affair between gay writer Lytton Strachey (played by Jonathan Pryce) and artist Dora Carrington (Emma Thompson).…

Three Colours: White (15)

A tale of the despair and desire for revenge felt by a Polish hairdresser Karol when his French wife divorces him. Krzysztof Kieslowski | France/Poland…

Jefferson in Paris (12a)

A Merchant Ivory film set in 1795 at the decadent court of Louis XVI. As usual great attention to detail and some impressive performances, especially…

Casino (18)

The latest Scorsese films shows how Las Vegas and the way criminals who run it have changed over the last two decades. With Robert de…

The Postman (U)

A funny, heart-warming tale of how the friendship between an exiled Chilean poet and the local postman influences the course of a romance. Postman Massimo…

Funny Bones (15)

A comedian returns to England from the USA and finds more than one skeleton in his family’s cupboard. Peter Chelsom | USA/UK | 1995 |…