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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry[BW]
A mild-mannered man finally finds love with an attractive co-worker, but their fledgling romance is jeopardised by his overbearing sisters, prompting the henpecked bachelor to plot to murder one of them. Drama, starring George Sanders, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Ella RainesFilm/General Movie/Drama

Cattle Empire[SUB]
A trail boss, released from prison after serving five years following a rampage by his men, accepts a job from the community's leading citizen to head up a cattle drive. However, he still harbours a grudge against the people he now works for and seizes the chance for revenge when a rival cattle baron makes him a tempting offer. Western, starring Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott, Don Haggerty and Phyllis CoatesFilm/Western

Yangtse Incident[SUB AD BW]
A British frigate is heavily shelled and held captive by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River during the 1940s. After a failed rescue mission by a sister ship, the remaining crew puts into action a daring escape plan that involves disguising the vessel and slipping her moorings under the cover of darkness. Fact-based action adventure, starring the late Richard Todd alongside William Hartnell and Akim TamiroffFilm/Adventure/War

20,000 Leagues under the Sea[SUB]
A Victorian scientist investigating the mysterious sinking of whaling ships in the Pacific falls overboard during an attack on his vessel. Along with a hardened mariner and a diver, he is picked up and taken captive by deranged submariner Captain Nemo and whisked away on a series of adventures in his futuristic submarine. Oscar-winning Disney fantasy, based on Jules Verne's novel, starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter LorreFilm/Fantasy

Flight of the Phoenix
The crew and passengers of a cargo plane are left stranded in the Gobi desert after a crash, and embark on a desperate plan to return to civilisation - by building a new plane out of the wreckage of the old one. Action adventure remake, starring Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Giovanni Ribisi and Miranda OttoFilm/Adventure/War

The Wedding Date[SUB AD]
A single woman is horrified by the thought of attending her sister's wedding alone, a task made all the more daunting by the presence of her ex-fiance. Taking the bull by the horns, she hires a gigolo for the occasion - but her decision has unexpected results. Romantic comedy, starring Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Dermot Mulroney and Sarah ParishFilm/Comedy

Premiere. A woman's life is torn apart when her husband and son are killed in a suicide bombing on a football match, at the same time she was having an affair. As she struggles to come to terms with the tragedy, the widow develops feelings for a policeman investigating the bombing and befriends a young boy whose family was also affected by the incident. Drama, starring Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor, Matthew Macfadyen and Sidney JohnstonFilm/General Movie/Drama

Memories of Matsuko
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