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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
English servant Gladys Aylward fulfils her dream of becoming a missionary in China. Working from a roadside inn used by mule caravans, she ends up caring for dozens of orphans, who she courageously leads to safety through hostile and mountainous territory during the Sino-Japanese War. Fact-based drama, starring Ingrid Bergman, with Curt Jurgens, Ronald Squire and Robert DonatFilm/General Movie/Drama

The Bigamist[SUB BW]
A salesman and his wife decide to adopt a child, but the adoption agency's thorough background checks uncover a shocking fact - the husband is a bigamist and has been living a double life with another doting wife and baby. Drama, starring Edmond O'Brien, Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine, Edmund Gwenn and Jane DarwellFilm/General Movie/Drama

A hard-drinking cattle baron is determined to stop events spiralling out of control when his estranged wife turns up demanding a divorce. Meanwhile, an ardent suitor is pursuing his flighty daughter, and corrupt government agents are turning a blind eye to land grabbers. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne de Carlo, Patrick Wayne and Stephanie PowersFilm/Comedy/Western/Western

Howards End
Three families from very different backgrounds are thrown together when an aristocratic woman bequeaths part of her estate to a friend, meeting with outrage from her relatives. When the will disappears, the stage is set for a conflict with tragic consequences. Merchant Ivory period drama, based on EM Forster's novel, starring Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham CarterFilm/General Movie/Drama

Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny[SUB AD]
A would-be rock star flees his repressive Christian father in search of stardom, teaming up with a laid-back guitarist along the way. However, for the duo to become the rock gods they are surely destined to be, they must find a magical guitar pick that gives its owner unprecedented musical prowess - a quest that will lead them to a confrontation with Satan himself. Comedy, starring Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Meat Loaf, Dave Grohl, Tim Robbins, Ben Stiller and John C ReillyFilm/Comedy

Lucky Number Slevin[SUB]
A case of mistaken identity plunges an ordinary man into the middle of a war between crime syndicates. With no means of proving who he really is, he finds himself forced to pay off a friend's debt to an underworld kingpin by assassinating a rival mobster. Crime thriller, starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman and Ben KingsleyFilm/Detective/Thriller

Monsoon Wedding
A family struggle to ensure their daughter marries the partner they've chosen for her. As the ceremony approaches, her cold feet look set to spell disaster for all concerned. Comedy drama, starring Vasundhara Das, Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey and Shefali ShettyFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy/Comedy