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Certification18 Our Rating

Powerful, highly acclaimed epic directed by Bertolucci. The story, a grandiose account of the life and times of two separate families in 20th Century Italy, is beautifully complimented by the all-star cast. Depardieu is the salt-of-the earth peasant, whilst De Niro is the....... find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

........son of the wealthy landowner. The film unfolds the two intertwining stories, following the fortunes of the contrasting families. The cast really allows Bertolucci's direction to come alive, and provides enthralling viewing. Exceptionally good drama. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

Set during the 1930's on the Amalfi coast, a chosen summer haunt for the rich and the beautiful, rarely is the air not thick with gossip, but on this occasion Robert Windemere and his beautiful young wife are the focus of discussion. Rumour has it Robert provides an allowance Mrs Erlynne, a woman with a reputation to be well avoided, while his wife is not as dismissive of other men's attentions as it is felt she ought. Adapted from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's fan, A Good Woman is a lushly vi find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The seemingly happy marriage of Tony and Brenda, a rich and socially-connected country couple, is shattered by the arrival of penniless bounder John and the death of their beloved only son. A tale with a sinister twist in its tail. find out more...

CertificationU Our Rating

A famous left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom escaped jail and then worked his way up from salesman to factory owner, where he over find out more...


Certification12 Our Rating

Set during the late 1930s and using Hitler's first trip to Italy and the myopia of fascism as the stories lynch pin we watch the unexpected burgeoning of an intense relationship between a bored bigoted middle aged wife and her homosexual, possibly suicidal neighbour. Ettore Scola creates an intense and revelatory scenario between his two protagonists, while Loren and Mastroianni give mesmerising performances in the central roles, perfectly capturing the mood of two ordinary people on the cusp of find out more...
AMARCORD (1973)

Certification15 Our Rating

Amarcord was conceived as a tribute to Fellini's childhood upbringing in the Italian resort town of Rimini. He captures a year in the life of a provincial seaside town in the 1930s through a series of nostalgic vignettes which reflect the bizarre mixture of characters and events that the town attracts: loopy teachers, strange foreigners, curvaceous women, a skinny nymphomaniac, a crazed solitary motorcyclist, hilarious family rows, a wedding and a funeral. Veering from delicate and painful emoti find out more...
AMELIA (2009)

CertificationPG Our Rating

Hilary Swank copes admirably in this portrait of the 1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Very much a 'woman of her age', Earhart made the transition from courageous callow pilot to Great Depression era icon.
Uncritical maybe, but always easy watching entertainment. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Taken from the Pulitzer prize winning novel by Frank McCourt, the story revolves around Frank's early childhood in Limerick in the 1930s. A world of intense poverty and social deprivation, where only the spirit of family, community and laughter in the face of adversity, enable the people to keep their soul and sanity intact. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A dramatisation of the spy Guy Burgess's school days at Eton, showing the cruel and rigid system that educated the leaders of the day. Extremely convincing in its detailing, including Everett's portrayal of the young, exuberant, homosexual Guy Burgess. A modern British cinema classic. find out more...