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Gentleman's Agreement[SUB BW]
A recently widowed seasoned journalist accepts an offer by a magazine publisher to produce a series of articles on anti-Semitism. In a bid to gain an insight into the subject, the writer decides to pose as a Jew, but is not prepared for the torrent of racial abuse he receives. Drama, based on Laura Z Hobson's bestseller, and starring Gregory Peck. Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield and Celeste HolmFilm/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 Iron Petticoat[SUB]
A female Russian pilot defects to the West due to anger at sexual discrimination in the Soviet Air Force. A US Air Force officer tries to convince the committed communist of the benefits of life in the West and romance blossoms - but the KGB are soon stalking the couple. Comedy, starring Bob Hope, Katharine Hepburn, James Robertson Justice and Robert Helpmann co-starFilm/Comedy

Support Your Local Gunfighter[SUB]
A slick conman tries to pass his dim-witted sidekick off as a notorious gunslinger as a way of profiting from a dispute between rival companies in a small mining town. Comedy Western, starring James Garner, Jack Elam, Suzanne Pleshette, Harry Morgan and Chuck ConnorsFilm/Comedy/Western/Western

Batman and Robin[SUB]
The caped crusader and his sidekick battle the villainous Mr Freeze, who plans to destroy Gotham City with an icy doomsday weapon unless his demands are met. The dynamic duo also face seductive femme fatale Poison Ivy, who is determined to drive a wedge between them. Comic-book adventure, starring George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and Chris O'DonnellFilm/Adventure/War

Little Nicky[SUB]
The Devil decides to put off retirement for a little longer, but his two oldest sons are left fuming - and decide to get revenge by creating Hell on Earth, forcing their demonic dad to turn to the youngest member of the clan to save the day. Comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans, Reese Witherspoon and Rodney DangerfieldFilm/Comedy/Fantasy/Fantasy

Tokyo Sonata
Premiere. Businessman Ryuhei loses his job, but is too ashamed to tell his family, so pretends to go to work while desperately seeking employment and eating at soup kitchens. When he finds a friend is deceiving his family in the same way, they help each other maintain the illusion - but Ryuhei's wife suspects the truth. Japanese drama, starring Teruyuki Kagawa and Kyoko KoizumiFilm/General Movie/Drama

One for the Road[SUB]
Four very different men are ordered to attend a rehabilitation programme after being caught drink-driving - but one looks set to take a financial tumble at the hands of his scheming fellow offenders. British comedy, starring Hywel Bennett, Mark Davenport, Greg Chisholm and Rupert ProcterFilm/Comedy