Catalogue: Film - Drama
We all have those memories. Indelible, perfect memories that make you glow with happiness. Like the way the sun shone off her hair the morning you met her; or the sound of your best friend’s laughter after an inside joke, or your coach’s inspiring speech; or daydreaming with the love of your life about your future together…
2015 / USA
Another Life is a true story, Set in Edwardian London, it is the colourful and intensely moving account of Edith Thompson, a woman wrongly accused of the murder of her husband, a case which became a major ‘cause celebre’ of its time.
2001 / 90 minutes
Binh (DAMIEN NGUYEN - debut), a young Vietnamese man, makes an extraordinary six-month journey from his village, 300 miles south of Saigon, all the way to a farm in Texas - in search of his long lost GI father (NICK NOLTE - Hulk, Affliction).
2003 / 126 minutes / Norway
Abby, an attractive 40-something, wealthy housewife who – after getting smacked in the head by her son’s baseball – walks around every corner of her suburban life to confront a mounting desire for something else, something more. Determined to take on a new project, she buys a pied-à-terre in Manhattan. But walking around the city streets reminds Abby of what it feels like to be sexy and her pent-up libido compels Abby to invent a secret double life that draws her deeply into the world of high-end prostitution for women.
2012 / 96 minutes / USA
When a man (Aaron Eckhart) and a woman (Helena Bonham Carter) flirt with each other at a wedding reception, the sexual tension seems spontaneous. As they break from the party to a hotel room, the flirtation turns into a night filled with passion and remorse.
2005 / 84 minutes / USA
With 9 million copies sold worldwide, kids’ favourite series DEAR DUMB DIARY is finally coming to the screen! Featuring cool musical numbers and the series’ trademark sardonic humour, DEAR DUMB DIARY is ‘High School Musical’ meets ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’.
Steeped in the colours and culture of Puerto Rico and swept away in the rhythms of Salsa, El Cantante celebrates the life of the legendary singer Héctor Lavoe, exploring the tempestuous relationships with those closest to him and his rapid descent into the murky world of drug abuse.
El Cantante uses Héctor Lavoe’s music and life story to colourfully portray the era of national identity and pride that redefined Latin music in the 1960s and 1970s, taking root in Puerto Rican communities across the U.S
2006 / USA
Returning to his hometown in the Midwest for a family celebration, romantic novelist Michael Taylor is filled with dread and trepidation at the impending reunion. But when he arrives at the family home, Michael is faced with an unimaginable scenario, a devastating car accident that will change everything.
2009 / USA
Brit Joe Scott is living the movie-star dream: a house in the Hollywood hills, beautiful girls at his feet and staff indulging his every whim. When his childhood friend suddenly dies, Joe goes back to England for the funeral.
2008 / UK
Based on a remarkable true story, THE FLYING SCOTSMAN is an out-and-out inspirational, against-all-odds, crowd pleasing film, which follows the turbulent life of cyclist Graeme Obree, who broke the World One Hour record on a bike of his own revolutionary design, constructed out of scrap metal and old washing machine parts!
2006 / 96 minutes / UK
Equal measures of David Lynch and Terrence Malick, with nods to classics GIANT and THE WIZARD OF OZ, Martin Scorsese protégé and award winning Director Derick Martini brings us an emotive, often funny but compelling story about 13 year old Luli’s life on the road and the extraordinary experiences that will shape her life forever.
2011 / 90 Minutes / USA
From the award winning team behind ‘Death of a President’ and ‘The Last King of Scotland’, and inspired by real life events I AM SLAVE is a controversial thriller about London’s shocking slave trade, and one woman’s fight for freedom…
2010 / 83 minutes / UK
Gray Evans is living in a bubble. He’s a movie star, married to a movie star. He fears his fans almost as much as he fears life. His is a world of sycophants and fake sets, in fact the only contact he has with reality is through the lens of his camera.
2003 / USA
Psychiatrist Valerie Somers disappears one night, and detective Leon Zat is called to investigate, unaware that his wife has been getting advice from Somers because she suspects Zat of cheating on her. Thus follows a web of deceit, lies, and intrigue.
2001 / 121 minutes
A rebellious socialite defies social conventions for a once-in-a-lifetime shot at true love, only to see her hopes for the future shattered after a priceless diamond vanishes into thin air in this romantic drama adapted from a long-lost Tennessee Williams screenplay.
2008 / USA
A northern Spanish coastal town suffers from its own isolationism as shipyards close down, leaving the labor force scouring the streets for temporary jobs, with only their stubborn pride to show for it.
2002 / 113 minutes
An intoxicating new film from the award-winning director of LAST RESORT, MY SUMMER OF LOVE is a tale of obsession and the struggle for love and faith in a world where both seem impossible.
2004 / 86 minutes
Extravagant, suspenseful and sensuously beautiful, the mystery behind Rembrandt’s extraordinary infamous painting is perfectly explored by one of the most iconic Directors of our time - Peter Greenaway.
2007 / 134 minutes / Canada, UK, Poland, Netherlands
From the producers of the Oscar-winning film THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, POPPY SHAKESPEARE is a funny, original and moving film which takes a candid look at life from the perspective of a patient on the psychiatric ward of a North London day hospital.
2008 / 89 minutes / UK