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Black Narcissus[SUB]
Five British nuns establish a school and hospital on a remote mountainside in the Himalayas, where the nursing sisters face isolation as well as native distrust. However, it is the presence of a male land agent that takes a final toll on their peace of mind. Oscar-winning drama from directorial team Powell and Pressburger. With Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Flora Robson and Jean SimmonsFilm/General Movie/Drama

Inspector Gadget
A clumsy security guard is critically injured during a run-in with a thief, so his cybernetics-expert employer transforms him into the ultimate crime-fighting machine - a bionic officer with an array of gadgets and weaponry cunningly concealed in his body. Disney comedy adventure based on the Eighties cartoon series, starring Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett and Joely FisherFilm/Comedy

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

Gulliver's Travels
Animated adventure, based on Jonathan Swift's novel, following a mariner lost at sea who arrives in a country populated by miniature people and struggles to avert a war between the country and their equally tiny neighbours. With the voices of Sam Parker, Lanny Ross and Jessica DragonetteFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

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

The Abyss[SUB]
When a nuclear submarine is attacked and becomes stricken in the ocean depths, the US Government calls on civilian divers from a nearby oil rig to come to their aid. However, when the team arrives at the location of the vessel, a series of strange incidents leads to an encounter with aliens living in the depths. James Cameron's sci-fi thriller, starring Ed Harris, Michael Biehn and Mary Elizabeth MastrantonioFilm/Detective/Thriller/Science Fiction/Science Fiction

A psychologist is sent to investigate strange occurrences on a space station orbiting a remote planet, only to find himself experiencing hallucinations as soon as he arrives. Russian sci-fi mystery, starring Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk and Yuri YarvetFilm/Science Fiction