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  • The Bed Sitting Room

    The Bed Sitting Room

    This nightmarishly surreal, quintessentially British comedy about everyday life after a ‘nuclear misunderstanding’ was shelved by its bemused backers for over a year.

  • An Education

    An Education

    Scripted by novelist Nick Hornby, this unusually upmarket coming-of-age story made an overnight sensation of Carey Mulligan as a precocious schoolgirl learning life lessons in early 1960s London.

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Ken Loach won his first Palme d’Or for his controversial depiction of two brothers who join the Republican Army in 1920 to fight for Irish independence.

  • Control

    Control

    Photographer-turned-director Anton Corbijn turns the short life of his friend Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division, into a mesmerising black and white elegy.

  • Joanna

    Joanna

    Director Mike Sarne attempted to bring the daring and vivacity of European cinema to a frothy London tale of a free-spirited art student and her search for love.

  • Man on Wire

    Man on Wire

    An extraordinary documentary, constructed like a thriller, about a daring and illegal tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

  • Moon

    Moon

    British writer-director Duncan Jones made an impressive debut with this low-budget, high-concept story of a moon worker’s existential crisis – as much psy-fi as sci-fi.

  • Hunger

    Hunger

    Visual artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen made his cinema debut with this provocative portrait of Irish republican prisoners defying the British government.

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    The third instalment in Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’s adventure series influenced by Saturday morning serials is also the most light-hearted.

  • Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush

    Here We Go round the Mulberry Bush

    A sex-obsessed teenager attempts to join the Swinging Sixties set and lose his virginity in this Stevenage-set coming-of-age comedy.

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