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The House on Telegraph Hill[SUB BW]
A concentration camp survivor assumes the identity of her dead friend and travels to San Francisco to stay with the deceased woman's distant family. However, her appearance scuppers the plans of a devious man to get his hands on a hefty inheritance, and he embarks on a mission to woo and then murder the new arrival. Thriller, starring Valentina Cortese, Richard Basehart and William LundiganFilm/Detective/Thriller

Let's Make Love[SUB]
A theatre troupe stages a satirical revue lampooning prominent figures of the time. One of their targets, a wealthy industrialist, wants to have the production banned. He arrives at the theatre to complain, but is instantly mesmerised by the beautiful female star - and to stay near to her, he decides to audition for a part. Musical romance, starring Marilyn Monroe and Yves MontandFilm/Musical

Fanny by Gaslight[SUB BW]
A deranged Victorian aristocrat manipulates the lives of those around him for personal gain, but sows the seeds of his own downfall by attempting to seduce a government minister's innocent daughter, who seems beset by ill fortune. Period drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Stewart Granger and Wilfrid LawsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

A naive young man is cheated out of his inheritance by his conniving uncle, who sells him to the captain of a slave ship. On board he forms an alliance with a hardened rebel, and the pair make their escape when the ship is wrecked on the Scottish coast. Period adventure based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel set during the Jacobite Revolution, with Michael Caine, Lawrence Douglas, Trevor Howard, Jack Hawkins and Donald PleasenceFilm/Adventure/War

Dr Dolittle[SUB]
A doctor is stunned to discover he can talk to animals, and it is not long before his home is taken over by an assortment of ailing creatures in need of help. However, when the medic's odd behaviour attracts his colleagues' attention, he is forced to rely on his new-found furry friends to save him from the asylum. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis and Oliver PlattFilm/Comedy

Wedding Crashers[SUB AD]
Two party-mad bachelors make the most of the romantic atmosphere as they gatecrash weddings to pick up women. With a catalogue of tall stories to tell guests, the pair regularly become the boys of the ball - until one of them falls for a blushing bridesmaid and they both learn a few things about love. Comedy, starring Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Jane Seymour, Rachel McAdams and Isla FisherFilm/Comedy

Memories of Matsuko
Premiere. An aimless failed musician spends his days drinking heavily after being kicked out of his band and dumped by his girlfriend. When ordered by his father to clear out his dead aunt's house, he becomes fascinated by her eventful but tragic life, that saw her drift through a series of affairs and into the Yakuza underworld. Japanese drama, starring Miki Nakatani and EitaFilm/General Movie/Drama

Winter Light[BW]
A respected priest living in the Swedish countryside struggles with a crisis of faith and mourns the moral decline of his congregation. Ingmar Bergman's religious drama, starring Ingrid Thulin, Max von Sydow and Gunnar BjornstrandFilm/General Movie/Drama