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CertificationU Our Rating

This is a stunning cinematic interpretation of the classic story of the big-nosed bard and his unrequited love for Roxanne. A riveting and powerful performance from Gerard Depardieu with such superb rhyming subtitles, by Anthony Burgess, one almost forgets the movie was made in French. The action is enthralling, the cinematography fantastic, the movie entertaining; a must see film if you enjoy poetry, romance, humor, action, suspense, period pieces, aesthetically pleasing images, theatre, Fre find out more...

LE BOSSU (1997)

CertificationPG Our Rating

A sumptuous swashbuckler, with romance, swordfights and a slyly subtle wit. It's 1699, and dashing young blade Lagardere (Daniel Auteil) becomes the best friend of the fabulously wealthy Duc de Nevers (Vincent Perez) who must produce a legitimate heir. Loitering with intent is Nevers's treacherous cousin, Count Gonzague, who rather fancies a bite of the cherry, and is prepared to do anything to get it. An excellent, highly entertaining adaptation of Paul Feval's novel. find out more...
MOLIERE (2007)

Certification12 Our Rating

Moliere has yet to write his masterpiece 'Tartuffe', but looking back to his days as a destitue actor we see the origins of the plot; a socially ambitious nouveau riche, M Jourdain, wishes to learn to act in order to impress a certain young lady of high rank, so Moliere is rescued from debtors' prison, and, as Jourdain is married, given a job in his household disguised as a priest. So begins this clever and witty populist satire on period manners, court flummery, romantic entanglement, mimicry, find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Epic adaptation of Fenimore-Cooper's novel of the Anglo-French war for sovereignty of the Americas. Lewis is superb as Hawkeye, the adopted Mohawk caught up in the battle because of his love for English Rose Stowe. Beautiful scenery, wonderful costumes and non-stop action that never lets go. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Francois Girard (Thirty Two Short Stories About Glen Gould) directs this series of vignettes from renaissance Italy thru' the cultural revolution in China to modern day America, all linked by a now fabled red violin. This is a film about obsession and love spanning continents, cultures and centuries. 'The Red Violin' is a beautiful and unusual film.. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

After the Civil War a wave of radicalism was unleashed in England, one of the most prominent groups being the Diggers, led by Gerrard Winstanley, who established a self-sufficient farming community in Surrey. This is their story. A thoroughly historically researched attempt to try and recreate the lives of a 17th Commune against a backdrop of ruling class antipathy and the cruel English weather. Very amateur, but totally magnificent in its scale and authenticity. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Set against the background of the English Civil War, this tale of the violent persecution of alleged witches by the eponymous central character is a masterpiece of 60's British cinema. Excellent performances, (especially Vincent Price's), complement evocative use of scenery. One point of interest is the changes in film stock, which makes the film appear redder at the end than at the beginning, a deliberate ploy on behalf of the director who uses the deepening crimson to symbolise the story's find out more...