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After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its...
A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father. He begins to relive the memories of the past - both good and bad - and he is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible and infallible" father is human after all.
Lizzie has been accused of murdering her husband, and her death by hanging seems all but inevitable. That is until Detective Inspector John Kildare is assigned to the case of a serial killer who murders innocent victims while leaving his distinctive signature in blood.
Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless,...
In the 1930s, the peaceful life of two aging sisters is shattered when they take in a young Polish violinist who they find injured after having been washed ashore near their coastal English home. Their town is suspicious of any visitors and things get worse when he befriends a Russian woman who is visiting the town.
6) Their finest
Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.
Lazy would-be thief Michael owes local gangster Perrier more money than he can pay. When a burglary to raise funds goes awry, Michael's lovesick suicidal neighbor kills one of the goons who come to collect and he is forced to go on the run. Dragging along his neighbor, not to mention his foul-mouthed, death-obsessed father, Michael has to stay one step ahead of the crime world while keeping his dad one step ahead of the Grim Reaper.
In England in 1962, a young couple (Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle) find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. Official Selection at the **Toronto International Film Festival**. *"There's splendid acting across the board and assured direction by Cooke, a stage veteran making his feature debut..." - Peter Howell, **Toronto Star***
After Pip, an orphaned blacksmith's apprentice inherits a fortune from an anonymous benefactor, his future seems promising. But a bitter heiress is intent on preventing Pip from finding true love.
The city of London is gripped with fear as a serial killer – dubbed The Limehouse Golem – is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in his victim's blood. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare (Bill Nighy) – a seasoned detective with a troubled past and a sneaking suspicion he's being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, including music hall star Dan Leno...
11) Made in Dagenham
In 1968, the female workers at the Ford Dagenham car plant walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally.
Two aging spinster sisters have their peaceable Cornwall existence disrupted in 1936 when they take a young Polish violinist into their care. After a particularly violent storm, Ursula and Janet Widington awake to find young man Andrea half-drowned and badly injured on the beach. They slowly discover that he is a Polish Jew with a gift for music as an accomplished violinist, hoping to find his way to America. But the village isn't used to visitors...