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  1. Matter of Life and Death, A (1945 Film)

    aka: Stairway to Heaven

    Director
    Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger
    Producer
    Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger

    A British wartime aviator who cheats death by miraculously surviving bailing out of his plane without a parachute must argue for his life before a celestial court. Fantasy film, ostensibly produced with the...

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  2. Valentin (2002 Film)

    Director
    Juan Luis Iborra
    Producer
    Marc Cases

    Fiction film. A backstage comedy drama in which an all-male theatre troupe gets together to perform highlights of Othello and other works of Shakespeare. Director Ricardo (Lluís Homar) finds himself...

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  3. Laxdale Hall (1952 Film)

    aka: Scotch on the Rocks

    Director
    John Eldridge

    Feature film comedy. A group of car owners in the Hebridean village of Laxdale refuse to pay their road fund licences until they have been given a proper road. A parliamentary delegation arrives, and among...

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  4. American Friends (1991 Film)

    Director
    Tristram Powell
    Producer
    Patrick Cassavetti; Steve Abbott

    Feature film adapted by Michael Palin from the travel diaries of his greatgrandfather. Francis Ashby, a fellow of Oxford College, falls in love with Elinor, an American girl of 17, while on a walking...

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  5. Wellkamm to Verona (2006 Film)

    aka: Welcome to Verona

    Director
    Suzanne Osten
    Producer
    Thomas Lydholm; Ulf Ahlberg

    Swedish feature film about relationships in a retirement home starring well-known Bergman actors Jan Malmsjo, Ghita Norby and Erland Josephson. Retired theatre director Walter tries to get erstwhile stage...

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  6. Food of Love (1997 Film)

    Director
    Stephen Poliakoff
    Producer
    Karin Bamborough

    Feature film. Alex (Grant), a London bank manager, feels nostalgic for the time when, as a university student, he staged a Shakespeare play in an idyllic English village. Deciding to repeat the experience...

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  7. Fanny och Alexander (1982 Film)

    aka: Fanny and Alexander

    Director
    Ingmar Bergman
    Producer
    Jorn Donner

    Feature film. Set in a Swedish provincial town in 1907 depicting the lives of the theatrical Ekdahl family through their siblings Fanny and Alexander. After a Christmas celebration, their beloved father,...

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  8. Mad Lover, The (1917 Film)

    aka: Modern Othello, A Lash of Jealousy, The Shadow of the Night, The

    Director
    Leonce Perret

    Feature film. Robert Hyde, the victim of an automobile accident, meets Clarice. Despite his vow never to marry he falls in love with her and they do marry. His strong commitment to hunting and fishing is a...

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  9. Paris Nous Appartient (1960 Film)

    aka: Paris Belongs to Us

    Director
    Jacques Rivette
    Producer
    Roland Nonin

    Feature film. Anne Goupil is a student in Paris. She is disturbed when a girl in the next room talks of the mysterious death of a friend, Juan, saying that ‘they’ have killed him and implicating Anne’s...

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  10. Upstaged (2005 Film)

    Director
    Andrew Walkington
    Producer
    Andrew Walkington

    Low-budget student feature film. A comedy that centres around a group of enterprising students who strive to achieve their dream of acting on the big stage despite the odds being stacked heavily against...

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