Films Tagged "Art House & International"

Behind the Sun (12a)

Walter Salles | USA | 2001 | 105 minutes | 12a

Last Orders (15)

Fred Schepisi | UK/Germany | 2001 | 109 minutes | 15

The Lady and the Duke (PG)

Eric Rohmer | France | 2001 | 129 minutes | PG

In the Bedroom (15)

Todd Field | USA | 2001 | 130 minutes | 15

Sunday in the Country (PG)

An elderly academic painter’s family visit him one Sunday in the summer of 1912 – cue for a meticulously beautiful film by Bertrand Tavernier, with…

The Barbarian Invasions (18)

Having a difficult time accepting the reality of death and feeling regretful of his past, Rémy is dying of cancer and tries to find peace…

Mid-August Lunch (U)

The mid-August holiday of Ferragosto is the most celebrated in Italy after Christmas, Easter and New Year. Originally a religious holiday to celebrate the Assumption…

The Dresser (PG)

A study of egotism in the theatre set in war time Britain. The film transforms, with memorable performances, a tale about life in the theatre…

Wondrous Oblivion (PG)

‘No Dogs, No Blacks, No Irish’ . So read the signs put up by landladies in their windows in the ’50s to avoid unnecessary ‘confusion’…

The Shooting Party (15)

With a quality cast headed by James Mason, Edward Fox and John Gielgud this very British film relates the events of a shooting party at…

Heartbreaker (15)

This romantic comedy is as light as a soufflé with a French sophistication. The premise is simple: Alex (Romain Duris), with back-up from his sister…

The Class (15)

François Begaudeau plays a teacher in his own adapted story of an inner-city Parisian school. This is the bleak urban flipside of the rural idyll…

The Chorus (12a)

A few weeks ago an article on Radio 4’s Today programme featured a young girl, eleven or twelve, who saved dozens of lives on a…

My Life as a Dog (PG)

13 year old Ingemar has two main loves – his mother and his dog. When his mother is ill he goes to his uncle and…

Tokyo Story (U)

Recently displacing Citizen Kane as the critics’ choice as greatest film ever made, Tokyo Story is a very hard film to write about. Critics, when…

Hope and Glory (15)

John Boorman’s fine autobiographical film of second world war, set in suburban London. Starting on the day war was declared and ending in late 1942,…

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (PG)

Takada (the great Ken Takakura) is a fisherman, estranged from his son Kenichi and family. He has deliberately cut himself off from society, leading a…

Babette’s Feast (U)

Set in pious Lutheran Jutland village, two elderly sisters are looked after by Parisian housekeeper. Their simple life is changed when the housekeeper wins the…

Katyn (15)

Andrzej Wajda (now in his 80s) is a brilliant film-maker of international stature whose career has spanned the second half of the twentieth-century. This is…

The Secret in Their Eyes (18)

Benjamin Esposito (Ricardo Darin) is a state criminal investigator who is approaching retirement. He decides to write an account of an unsolved case that had…

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