Distant Voices, Still Lives evokes working-class family life in Liverpool during the 1940s and early 1950s, paying particular attention to the role of popular music, Hollywood cinema, light entertainment and the public house within this tight-knit community. The film is made up of two separate films, shot two years apart,...
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. Teignmouth Film Society’s AGM will be held tonight.
An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them.
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
A dark comedy crime-drama starring Frances McDormand as a woman who rents three billboards to call attention to her daughter’s unsolved rape and murder.
A Japanese couple stuck with inadequate incomes avail themselves of the fruits of shoplifting to make ends meet. They are not alone in this behaviour: the younger and the older members of the household are also in on the act. The unusual routine is about to change from care-free and...
Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.
The film is inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum’s creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the lives of its star attractions; telling of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
In Japanese-occupied Korea, a conman operating under the sobriquet of “Count Fujiwara” plans to seduce a Japanese heiress named Lady Hideko, then marry her and commit her to an asylum in order to steal her inheritance. He hires a pickpocket named Sook-hee from a family of con artists to become...
At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.