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Help (2021) - TV Movie
Sarah seems to have found her calling working in a Liverpool care home where she has a special talent for connecting with the residents. Then, in March 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic hits. (imdb)
Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa. (imdb)
The Terror (2018) - TV Series
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. (imdb)
A documentary film-maker suspects she is being brainwashed by a secret government organisation. (imdb)
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path. (imdb)
Brought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam and Natalie are at breaking point. In their case opposites attract but don't necessarily work long-term. Making the difficult decision to separate, they must split their prized music library. But the sound track that defined their relationship keeps pulling them back together. (imdb)
An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.
The Last Kingdom (2015) - TV Series
The Last Kingdom is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Stories. The books follow Uhtred of Bebbanburg from a boy taken from his birthright and raised by Vikings, later fighting for King Alfred the Great and his son Edward. Shield walls, blood, revenge and the forging of many Kingdoms into one nation, a dream of Alfred's called England. (imdb)
Set against the backdrop of the 2011 UK summer riots, 'Urban Hymn' follows a young female offender who possesses a remarkable voice and a determined social worker who inspires her to use it. (imdb)
The Driver (2014) - TV Mini-Series
A burned out taxi driver accepts a job driving for a criminal gang. (imdb)
Klondike (2014) - TV Mini-Series
The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes in a land full of undiscovered wealth, but ravaged by harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters including greedy businessmen, seductive courtesans and native tribes witnessing the destruction of their people and land by opportunistic entrepreneurs. (imdb)
My Mad Fat Diary (2013) - TV Series
Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide.
The Man who Crossed Hitler (2011) - TV Movie
In 1931, with Germany struggling with a collapsing economy and Berlin a battleground between the nazis and those who oppose them, the young Jewish prosecutor Hans Litten decides to force Adolf Hitler to appear as a witness at the trial of some brownshirt brutes accused of murdering innocent civilians at the Eden Palace Dance Hall.
When Harvey Met Bob (2010) - TV Movie
Drama about how singer Bob Geldof and promoter Harvey Goldsmith put together Live Aid. (BBC)
During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life. (imdb)
When he becomes a father at the tender age of 14, Robbie's life quickly spirals out of control. Feeling angry and neglected by his own dad, he kick-starts a series of events that will catapult him at great speed into adulthood. (imdb)
Dirt (2007) - TV Series
A tabloid editor and her photographer try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism. (imdb)
An eclectic group of people drawn from all walks of life find themselves under one roof for twenty-eight days with one thing in common, addiction.
A zesty celebration of storytelling and the life that spills out of it, this film tells two stories: that of an 18th Century Englishman Tristram Shandy (Coogan), and that of the hapless 21st Century filmmakers who are adapting the notoriously unfilmable work "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman," with "Steve Coogan" (COogan) in the title role. (Picturehouse)
Director Neil Jordan weaves a wonderfully surreal and magical tale to bring us this funny, moving and poignant rites of passage account of a young man enduring the trials and tribulations he faces with a smile and unwavering faith in the inherent goodness in us all. (Sony Pictures Classics)
The Virgin Queen (2005) - TV Mini-Series
The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex. (imdb)
A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement. (imdb)
Hal Tara is the son of The Kahro of the city of Hebalon and heir to the throne. When The Kahro kills himself, Hal is chosen to taken his place to rule Hebalon. But after the discovery of The Kahro's suicide letter, that his father's death was no suicide, and was conducted by rivals of the city known as The Zeriths, Hal disguise himself as a commoner leaves the city and sets out to find the Zeriths and avenge his father... (imdb)
Eroica (2003) - TV Movie
Eroica is a BBC television film that dramatises the first performance of Beethoven's third symphony, 'Bonaparte', to his patron Prince Lobkowitz and his guests, including Joseph Haydn. Later, Beethoven and Ries visit an inn, where they learn that Bonaparte has declared himself the French emperor. Beethoven loses respect for Napoleon and changes the symphony's title to 'Eroica'.
A Hungarian gypsy working for a Russian mobster becomes a double agent for the FBI. (imdb)
Keenan and McCarthy spent 4.5 years confined together, held underground for much of their captivity, at times chained to each other and to the walls of their prisons. The two men, who could easily have found themselves at opposite ends of a gun barrel in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, instead forged a relationship which transcended all that appeared to divide them... (imdb)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002) - TV Movie
A remake of the classic Sherlock Holmes tale.
Dad's Dead (2002) - TV Special
A short animation which utilizes a mixture of techniques to depict a vivid recollection of a childhood friend by a convict
A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer. (imdb)
Small-time crooner find himself on the receiving end of the threatening attentions of a gangster, whose wife has fallen for the singer's Sinatra-like aura.
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (imdb)
Longitude (2000) - TV Movie
An 18th century clock maker named Jon Harrison begins what is to become a forty-year task to invent a system for determining longitude at sea with a nautical timepiece. Meanwhile, 200 years in the future, naval officer Rupert Gould discovers Harrison's neglected chronometers and sets out to restore them. A high seas saga of passion, determination, and discovery. (cduniverse.com)
A modern, raw, pitch-black comedy about a young woman who travels from Scotland to Norway to find her estranged, alcoholic father and bring him home. (First Run Features)
The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best. (imdb)
Three young men, cursed with two left feet, pursue three beautiful women across London. (United Artists)
A group of bachelors in a shrinking village on Ireland's craggy Donegal coast scheme to entice American beauties to the village. When their plan goes awry, the result is an unexpected round of romances with the least likely of women -- the one's who've been right in front of them all along. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
A poignant portrait of a family's free-fall into poverty seen through the eyes of an innocent child, personifying the dream of a brighter future. (Lions Gate Films)
On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) has a chance meeting with Henry Miles (Stephen Rea), husband of his ex-mistress Sarah (Julianne Moore), who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed. (imdb)
As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son.
There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair salon after hours; her son spends part of the weekend with her ex, a man with a hair-trigger temper. Molly is expecting her first baby and its father acts as if the responsibility is too much for him... (imdb)
A group of thirtysomethings flit around Camden Town swapping partners in search of love, lust and life. (imdb)
The dark and dangerous love story of B. (Argento), a wild and beautiful young girl, and Alan (Harris), the passionate and romantic young schoolteacher who falls head over heels in love with her. (Miramax)
A small time hoodlum is divided between his conscience and loyalty to his boss when his cousin is murdered. (imdb)
A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. (imdb)
Eva is a legit actress, who also does debt collecting jobs on the side for her ex-husband, loan shark Al. She doesn't want to go on with collecting, but Al asks her to do one last job, finding a missing $600,000 stolen from him by Flav. (imdb)
Robinson Crusoe flies Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. (imdb)
In 1950s London a nightclub owner and a gangster descend into violent conflict over a talented young singer.
Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long, however, until Oliver appears at the house of Martin and his new lover Tom claiming to have been beaten up by boys in the park. (imdb)
Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
Spring 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain... (imdb)
A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend Liam, a Catholic. (imdb)
When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that. (imdb)
A troubled special needs student slowly comes to connect with a teacher through a shared love of running.
Loved Up (1995) - TV Movie
Tells the story of a girl who, while working in a London cafe, meets a "raver" who introduces her to the drug Ecstasy and the whole British drugs scene. The girl falls in love with the raver, played splendidly by Ian Hart, but - when fired from her cafe job - she becomes involved with the seedier world of dealing. (imdb)
A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of the Beatles' early history. (imdb)
A fictionalized account of what may have happened when John Lennon and Brian Epstein went on holiday together to Spain in 1963. (imdb)