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The Children's Hour[SUB BW]
Two teachers running a private school find their careers in jeopardy when a spiteful pupil begins spreading malicious rumours that they are lesbians. The bigoted parents of their community are soon taking their children out of the school in droves - while one of the two teachers begins to question if she does see her colleague as more than just a friend. Drama, starring Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine and James GarnerFilm/General Movie/Drama

Sea Wife[SUB BW]
A few survivors of a cargo ship torpedoed off the coast of Singapore scramble to safety on board a life raft. One of the group is an RAF officer who finds himself becoming attracted to a fellow castaway - little suspecting she is in fact a nun. World War Two drama, starring Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire and Cy GrantFilm/Adventure/War

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery[SUB BW]
An amateur football team take on Arsenal for a charity event, only for their star player to drop dead during the game. A dedicated Scotland Yard inspector steps in to investigate and becomes convinced the player was murdered - but how remains a mystery. British thriller, starring Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian Maclean and Esmond KnightFilm/Detective/Thriller

Dragoon Wells Massacre
A cavalry officer and the killer he is escorting to prison are compelled to join forces to survive when Apache warriors raid their wagon train as it moves across Arizona into hostile territory. Western, starring Barry Sullivan, Dennis O'Keefe, Mona Freeman and Katy JuradoFilm/Western

Terry Gilliam Interview
The director discusses his fantasy film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, starring Heath Ledger in his last performanceFilm/Cinema

The Bridges of Madison County[SUB]
A lonely housewife meets an itinerant photographer in 1965, and the pair embark on a passionate affair over the course of four days while her children and husband are away from home. Thirty years later, her children discover the secret of their now dead mother's illicit affair and begin to reassess their own a lives as a result. Romantic drama directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. With Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak and Jim Haynie. Based on the novel by Robert James WallerFilm/General Movie/Drama

Kiss the Girls[SUB]
A forensic psychologist hunts for a psychopathic serial kidnapper prowling a university campus and responsible for his niece's disappearance. Working out of his jurisdiction, he defies local law enforcement officials to get to the truth - with the aid of one of the criminal's past victims, a headstrong doctor determined to see her former captor brought to justice. Thriller, starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Tony Goldwyn and Jay O SandersFilm/Detective/Thriller

Date Movie[SUB]
Julia Jones meets the man of her dreams but has to contend with a jealous rival and the disapproval of her parents before she can get him up the aisle. Spoof of romantic comedies, starring Alyson Hannigan, Adam Campbell, Fred Willard and Jennifer CoolidgeFilm/Comedy

The Death of Mr Lazarescu
An elderly man is convinced he is seriously ill - but his heavy drinking gives doctors cause to think that he is only hung over. At last he meets a sympathetic paramedic who realises he is telling the truth, but the old man's problems continue as the pair embark on a tedious journey through run-down city hospitals, encountering indifference and bureaucracy along the way. Romanian comedy drama, starring Iaon Fiscuteanu and Luminita GheorghiuFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy/Comedy