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CertificationPG Our Rating

This enduring classic of French cinema from the grandmother of the new wave stars Corinne Marchand as the eponymous heroine, a singer who whiles away a couple of hours in the cafés, shops and streets of Paris awaiting the results of medical tests. Featuring a memorable score by Oscar-nominated composer Michel Legrand, the film paints a beguiling and stylish portrait of the French capital at the height of the sixties.

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Certification12 Our Rating unrated

Certification15 Our Rating

Ann is 23 with two young children, married to her high school love and, though life is poor and her job soulless, she is comfortable in the knowledge that there is still plenty of time to fulfil her dreams. A medical check-up, however, causes Ann's presumptions to collapse around her, but rather than wallow in self pity she decides to set about doing all the things she'd wanted, whilst putting in place a world for those she loves that will last long after the little time that is left to her. My find out more...
PERSONA (1966)

Certification15 Our Rating

Elizabeth is a highly renowned actress who has lost her ability to speak, Alma is the nurse responsible for helping her through her psychological, rather than physica,l ailment. As the relationship between the two women develops Alma seamlessly becomes Elizabeth's voice, the start of a metamorphosis that sees the very essence of who they both are beginning to blend. Bergman's remarkable voyage of the psyche is deemed one of his very best, visually stunning and hypnotically intense. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Streep and MacLaine give riveting portrayals as the celebrity mother and daughter, who, more alike than they think, battle against both each other and the alcohol and drug induced haze of Hollywood. Supposedly based on the true-life traumas of actress Carrie Fisher and her mum Debbie Reynolds and adapted from Fisher's semi-autobiographical novel. 9 out of 9. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The Wordsmith himself, Alan Bennett, brings 6 more monologues to the screen depicting simple suburban lives in all their normally unexpressed intricacy with the characters inhabited by some of the very best actors in British Television. Thoughtful, insightful, touching, witty and perceptive, very few writers have Bennett's warmth and understanding. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The music doc has long settled into a format: uncritical interviewees, archive footage, rise, fall, difficult comeback. But this one finds a terrific subject in Kathleen Hanna, the smart, dynamic, confrontational co-founder of the 1990s Riot Grrrl movement and lea find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Vera Drake, is one of the kindest, most selfless individuals any right thinking person could hope to meet, the mother of two grown up children, the wife of a loving husband, she works as a cleaner and is the epitome of a warm hearted decency. Vera is not just devoted to her family however, in the little spare time available to her she helps young girls terminate unwanted pregnancies and, though she takes no payment, this is 1950s Britain and the consequences for her actions, should she be discov find out more...