The Old Dark House and The Sacrifice
Bob Le Flambeur
(Country: France; Year: 1956; Director: Jean-Pierre Melville; Writer: Jean-Pierre Melville; Stars: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy)
An ageing gangster, down on his luck, decides to try and rob a Deauville casino.
Casa De Lava
(Country: Portugal; Year: 1994; Director: Pedro Costa; Writer: Pedro Costa; Stars: Inês de Medeiros, Isaach De Bankolé, Edith Scob)
A nurse accompanies a comatose immigrant on a journey to Cape Verde.
The Crime Of Monsieur Lange
(Country: France; Year: 1936; Director: Jean Renoir; Writer: Jacques Prévert, based on the story by Jean Castanier; Stars: René Lefèvre, Florelle, Jules Berry)
A woman tells the story of a man accused of murder.
Daughter Of The Nile
(Country: Taiwan; Year: 1987; Director: Hou Hsiao-hsien; Writer: Chu T'ien-wen, Huang Chien-ho; Stars: Lin Yang, Jack Kao, Chen Shu-fang)
The eldest daughter of a broken and troubled family works to keep the family together and look after her younger siblings, who are slipping into a life of crime.
Grandeur And Decadence
(Country: France; Year: 1986; Director: Jean-Luc Godard; Stars: Pierre Léaud, Jean-Pierre Mocky)
Subversive TV movie about a doomed attempt to adapt James Hadley Chase’s 1964 novel The Soft Centre into a TV movie.
One Sings, The Other Doesn't and Lucia
Hallelujah The Hills
(Country: US; Year: 1963; Director: Adolfas Mekas; Writer: Adolfas Mekas; Stars: Peter Beard, Sheila Finn, Martin Greenbaum, Peggy Steffans, Jerome Raphael, Ed Emshwiller)
After courting a woman called Vera for seven years, friends Jack and Leo decide to seclude themselves in the Vermont woods near her home, when she finally decides to accept a third man.
(Country: France; Year: 1934; Director: Jean Vigo; Writer: Jean Guinée, Albert Riéra, Albert Riéra, Jean Vigo, Jean Vigo; Stars: Michel Simon, Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Gilles Margaritis, Louis Lefebvre, Maurice Gilles, Raphaël Diligent, Claude Aveline, René Blech, Lou Bonin, Fanny Clar, Charles Dorat, Paul Grimault, Genya Lozinska, Gen Paul)
A newly married couple struggle with their relationship aboard a ship.
(Country: France; Year: 1979; Director: Philippe Garrel; Writer: Philippe Garrel; Stars: Anne Wiazemsky, Henri de Maublanc, Xuan Lindenmeyer)
Four stories about the circumstances surrounding the birth of a secret child.
(Country: Cuba; Year: 1968; Director: Humberto Solas)
The history of Cuba as illustrated by three episodes in the life of one woman, who is betrayed by the man she loves.
The Old Dark House
(Country: US; Year: 1932; Director: James Whale; Writer: Benn W Levy, RC Sherriff, based on the play by JB Priestly; Stars: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger, Eva Moore, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart, Elspeth Dudgeon, Brember Wills)
A couple run into trouble after they are stranded by a storm.
One Sings, The Other Doesn't (L'Une Chante, L'Autre Pas)
(Country: Venezuela, France, Belgium; Year: 1977; Director: Agnès Varda; Writer: Agnès Varda; Stars: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès)
The lives of a singer and a community worker are entangled within the French feminist movement.
(Country: France; Year: 1968; Director: Philippe Garrel; Writer: Philippe Garrel; Stars: Laurent Terzieff, Bernadette Lafont, Stanislas Robiolle)
An experimental film in which action develops around a 4-year-old child.
The Sacrifice (Offret)
(Country: Sweden, UK, France; Year: 1986; Director: Andrei Tarkovsky; Writer: Andrei Tarkovsky; Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Tommy Kjellqvist, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Sven Wollter)
Faced with the destruction of everything he loves, a father offers himself to God as a sacrifice in its stead.
Sansho The Bailiff
(Country: Japan; Year: 1954; Director: Kenji Mizoguchi; Writer: Fuji Yahiro, based on the story by Ogai Mori; Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa)
In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.
A Story From Chikamatsu (The Crucified Lovers, Chikamatsu Monogatari)
(Country: Japan; Year: 1954; Director: Kenji Mizoguchi; Writer: Matsutarô Kawaguchi, based on the play by Monzaemon Chikamatsu; Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô)
Thw wife and employee of a master printer, wrongly accused of being lovers, run away together to avoid being punished, but their actions could jeopardise the printer's reputation.