As You Like It
A banished duke and a young nobleman, Orlando, seek refuge in the Forest of Arden. The duke's daughter, in love with Orlando, pursues him disguised as a boy and devises a test for his love.
Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest
Two young men with a shared past set out to try and rescue an imprisoned Djinn fairy, learning about themselves in the process.
Black Gold
A documentary examining the inequities of the coffee trade.
Casino Royale
James Bond earns his double zero status and relaxes at the poker table with a mass murderer.
Charlotte's Web
The farmer's daughter and a talkative spider try to save the life of the smallest piglet in the barn.
The Cloud
A girl tries to take her brother to safety after an accident at a nuclear power plant.
Clubland
Comedy performer finds growing old is a funny business.
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
A documentary exploring the oil industry and its impact on the world economy.

D

Daft Punk's Electroma
Two robots' quest to become human.
Disturbia
A teenager becomes convinced his neighbour is a serial killer.
Drawing Restraint 9
An experimental art film exploring Japanese traditions.
Eagle vs Shark
Socially awkward adventures in love.
El Violin
An old violinist tries to help his son's guerrilla faction.
End Of The Line
Armageddon on the subway.
Evan Almighty
A US congressman is ordered by God to build an ark in preparation for a great flood. Out to own on DVD from November 26.
Flanders
A young woman goes mad at home whilst the soldier who loves her is surrounded by madness abroad.
Grease
Cult musical about the romance between a naive Aussie and school stud. Singalong version back in cinemas for Valentine's Day.
Ghosts Of Cité Soleil
A look at the lives and origins of the young gangsters who control Haiti's shanty towns.
Ghost In The Shell 3: Solid State Society
The latest feature length instalment of the renowned anime series.
Gypsy Caravan: When The Road Bends
Documentary following a group of Roma musicians from diverse backgrounds who get together to tour the US.
The Hoax
A writer creates a media sensation with his fake biography of Howard Hughes.

I

I Have Never Forgotten You - The Life And Legacy Of Simon Wiesenthal
A documentary about famous Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal.
The Killing Of John Lennon
An exploration of the experiences of Mark Chapman before and after he killed John Lennon.
Lady Chatterley
A poetic adaptation of DH Lawrence's classic book about an aristocrat who has an affair with her gamekeeper.
Last Tango In Paris
Two strangers meet in a empty apartment and begin a passionate but anonymous affair.
Longing
A volunteer firefighter who witnesses the aftermath of a car crash finds his life turned upside down by an obscure, destructive longing.
Lunacy
Horror film addresses madness, both in and out of the asylum.

M

Macbeth
Shakespeare's classic tale relocated in modern urban Melbourne.
Moliere
An imaginative look at the 'lost' months of playwright Molière's life, in the style of one of his plays.
Motel Hell
A man famous for his smoked meats buries unwary travellers alive and fattens them up...
Opera Jawa
A traditional Indonesian tale of love and tragedy recounted through the medium of dance.
Paprika
A dream machine is stolen, leading to people being unable to distinguish reality from fiction.
Pool Of Princesses
Three 15-year-old girls talk about their lives.
Private Fears In Public Places
Several interconnected people search for emotional fulfillment during a Parisian winter.
The Queen
The experiences of Queen Elizabeth II after the death of Princess Diana.

R

Sherrybaby
An optimistic ex-convict tries to rebuild her life.
The Singer
A nightclub singer falls in love with a much younger woman.
Soft
Youth Gang Terrorises Suburbia. Winner of European Film Academy Short Film Prix UIP.
The Seventh Seal
Bergman classic about a knight who plays chess with death. Out on re-release.
The Sound Of Music
Julie Andrews climbs every mountain in the record-breaking World War II-ish musical.
Tales From Earthsea
A young prince is caught up in a titanic struggle of sorcerers.
Taxidermia
Three generations of grotesque goings on in Hungary.
Transylvania
The picaresque adventures of a pregnant Italian in rural Romania.

V

The Walker
Investigating a murder mystery, a sophisticated male escort discovers some unexpected things about himself.
We Shall Overcome
A boy takes on the school establishment in Sixties Denmark.
Waitress
Offbeat comedy about the trials and tribulations of an unhappily married waitress in small-town America.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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