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Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
Hugh Grant, who hates kids and loves their mums, becomes friends with an odd 12-year-old boy.
An actor falls for a woman in a bar where he is on location.
Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living in her mother’s shed, and spending her time making movies with her thumbs. Her mom wants her to move out; she just wants to be left alone.
A private investigator is drawn into a mind game by a mysterious woman.
A meditative invocation on transcendence as a means of restoration.
Cult sci-fi sees a sexy space agent hunt down an evil scientitst.
Catwoman, The Joker, The Penguin and The Riddler hatch a dastardly plot. Hand me the bat-villain-repellant!
A struggling writer embars on a passionate love affair with a beautiful, vivacious woman who is gradually losing her mind.
Documentary about Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
A Romeo and Juliet-style tale of love between members of rival street gangs and immigrant communities in contemporary Belgium.
A runaway teen goes in search of her father.
Two people struggle to share their space.
A quiz team aim for glory, while targeting the loss of their virginity.
Improvised black comedy charting moments in the lives of nine couples.
An ageing actor strikes up a relationship with his Hungarian emigre carer.
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Fable about the rise of fascism set in post-First World War Europe.
A woman's search for her abducted boyfriend finds herself drawn into an infamous sect.
A relationship between a woman and her tutor conducted almost entirely in the virtual space, takes an unexpected twist.
An audacious, costumed thief seeks out new challenges despite knowing the authorities are out to capture him.
The survivors of a cave accident risk their lives to bring the bodies of their friends to the surface.
Spielberg's beloved classic about his stranded and lonely alien.
Family secrets are revealed when relatives fight over a country house.
Drug runners face trouble as they cross the Spanish border.
An in-depth documentary about the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition and gala.
An evil alien ruler plans to destroy the Earth, and only an American football quarterback can stop him.
The forgetful fish is back.
Portrait of a tomboy assimilating into a tight-knit dance troupe.
Docu-fiction following two Kurds hoping to construct a better future for the next generation.
A disillusioned former gunslinger tries to reconcile with his father but finds their frontier town terrorised by a brutal gang.
Story of the founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
A woman returns to Lebanon and realises she has become a stranger in her own country.
Immortal warriors compete in a game of decapitation with only one possible survivor.
An amnesiac man tries to piece his life back together.
An anthology of short films about Valentine's Day, St Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve.
Remnants of buildings constructed - then left behind.
A kid and his foster uncle run off into the New Zealand bush.
The relationship between the Faroe Islands and whales.
A country doctor finds himself forced to train up a second doctor for his practice after being diagnosed with a tumour.
At 92, Isabella struggles to hold onto her memories and sense of identity.
Story of a teenager who delivers telegrams during the Second World War.
A peek inside the mind of a singer with musician's block.
Two drug dealers find their life-long friendship tested, when one of them decides he wants out.
Medieval epic about 13th Century civil war in Norway.
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
Caught up in a family feud over rent, two boys respond with a vow of silence.
A ronin wanders the Japanese countryside with his child, having adventures.
Story of a tour by musicians on the Chemikal Underground Records label.
Sixties-style film sees a witch use spells to win the hearts of men.
A pair of mermaid sisters run into trouble when one of them falls for a human.
Modern interpretation of the tragedy, set within the confines of a stretch limousine.
A young woman’s determination to have a child catapults her into a nervy love triangle.
An animator struggles with the character he is creating.
After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth.
A stubborn old man is won over by a new neighbour.
Story of a man preparing for marriage after being sent back to a refugee camp after being deported from Greece.
Study of brutality in a Japanese PoW camp
Sometime secret agent, sometime thief Modesty Blaise is set on the trail of stolen diamonds in this comic strip adaptation.
A misguided monkey believes he is destined for the moon.
Two teenage step-brothers head on a road trip across Scotland.
An ageing farmer and his estranged daughter are brought together by a road trip.
An independent man with Down's syndrome finds his life changed when he is forced into a group home.
A Lakota elder takes a journalist on a road trip.
Under threat of imminent eviction from her countryside home, a self-reliant woman struggles to preserve her way of life.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
An abusive relationship forms the backdrop for this Nordic noir.
Four women's friendship in the face of a patriarchal society.
A security guard blackmails a TV host.
A couple's fledgling relationship comes under pressure as they struggle to find time alone.
A baby bird learns how to catch food on the shoreline.
Monsieur Hulot becomes caught up in an American tourist invasion of Paris.
The director considers notions of 'femininity'.
A volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he becomes the prime suspect in a murder.
A young woman struggles to cope with the expectations of tradition.
Documentary about a conflict that arose between Dutch incomers to a small Spanish town and the traditions of the sole remaining residents.
A painter who doubles as a psychotherapist tries to help a young man battling depression.
A man sleeping rough at Seoul Station is the catalyst for a zombie apocalypse.
Story of a woman who was locked up in a psychiatric hospital by her parents in a bid to 'cure' her of her homosexuality.
Greek mythology meets pulp novels and 1960s iconography in this animated collage film in 12 episodes.
A coming-of-age story about the 16-year old boy Ari, who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar.
A couple’s relationship is tested when the husband is struck by a rare disease.
A thief stumbles on a Parisian subculture after he robs a house and takes the loot into the Paris Metro.
A doctor becomes obsessed with a much younger tourist.
An immersive camera-less film that translates transitory states and the fear of flying.
Two mercenaries in Iraq speed through the dead of night, on their way to execute a covert mission.
The eternally youthful reporter/ detective and his chums find themselves involved in a treasure hunt when Captain Haddock receives a surprise inheritance.
Story about the father and son relationship between the founders of the modern game of golf.
Crime thriller set against the backdrop of Spain's economic collapse.
Black comic drama about the Edinburgh drugs scene. On re-release.
The director, who fled Lebanon during the civil war, chronicles her friendship with a young Syrian facing the same spectre of conflict.
Remake of the island classic.
Comic thriller about an ex-DJ who finds himself drawn back into the seedy underworld of Ibiza.
Documentary about the relationship between a daughter and trans-parent as they embark on the road to transition.
An investigation into Stuxnet and cyber security issues.
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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