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Certification15 Our Rating

An ambitious adaptation of Tom Robbins' surreal, cult novel. Sissy (Thurman) is born with unfeasibly large thumbs, but uses the giant appendages to become the world's greatest hitch-hiker, eventually finding sanctuary with the militant cowgirls of the Rubber Rose Ranch. Odd but interesting. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Based on John Irvings tragi-comedy about an eccentric family who run a particularly off beat hotel. A performing bear, a flatulent dog and a group of Viennese terrorists all go into the manic mix of this great cinema adaptation. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Annabelle is a charismatic and enchanting new student who quickly draws attention to herself by her rebellious behaviour; Simone, Saint Theresa's prized young poetry teacher and a lady who finds peace and security within the boarding school's walls, is instructed to watch over the new pupil and keep her under control. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

Competent period drama based on the novel by Virginia Woolf. Taking place one day in 1923 with MP's wife Mrs Dalloway taking a trip down memory lane as she prepares for a posh dinner do. Her middle-aged reflection takes her back to the summer of 1890, her old flame Peter Walsh, and a series of events that were to shape the rest of her life. Simultaneously we hear about the struggles of a troubled young war veteran. Redgrave is excellent as the soul-searching society lady working through regret a find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Two literary critics discover a passionate liaison of letters between two famous Victorian writers, but, while investigating the authenticity of their findings, the two find themselves developing a relationship which begins to mirror the impassioned correspondence they are researching. 'Possession' is a well crafted romantic drama, adapted from an AS Byatt novel, and reminiscent of The French Lieutenant's Woman' alternating as it does between past and present, where contemporary reality begins find out more...

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Set in Boston during the aftermath of the American Civil War we follow Olive Chancellor, a staunch feminist, who sees in the young Verena a gifted and impassioned figurehead for the women's cause. Unfortunately for Olive, the chauvinistic Basil Ransom sees in Verena the perfect wife, and so begins a battle of wills for Verena's sensibilities. "The Bostonians" is classic Merchant Ivory, a sumptuous and sensitive adaptation of one of their favourite authors, Henry James. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisonniere", set in contemporary Paris, about a jealous man who prefers to keep his lover cooped up inside their apartment rather than risk her going outside and being tempted by sexual liaison. But who's the prisoner, her in the flat or him consumed by jealousy? A critically acclaimed tale of dysfunctional love. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her o find out more...


Certification12 Our Rating

Three women, separated across the 20th century, held together by the trials of time, love and loss. The first, Virginia Woolf, is in the throes of her first defining novel, Mrs Dalloway, while the second is a 1950s housewife now reading Woolf's book, and drawn towards a momentous re-evaluation of her life. The most contemporary of the trio is Clarissa, a woman who to all intents and purposes is Mrs Dalloway, and it is the gradual intertwining of their stories that comprises much of the film's ch find out more...