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The Bitter Tea of General Yen (PG) 1932 Barbara Stanwyck plays an American missionary who falls for an infamous Chinese warlord (Nils Asther) holding her prisoner during a revolution. Frank Capra's romantic drama, also starring Gavin Gordon and Walter Connolly

Days of Heaven (PG) 1978 Terrence Malick's acclaimed period drama, set in the early 20th century, stars Richard Gere as a labourer named Bill who goes on the run with his young sister Linda and girlfriend Abby. the group settle in Texas, where the two adults begin working on a wealthy but ailing farmer's ranch. They soon discover their new employer has developed feelings for Abby, believing her to be Bill's sibling rather than partner. Recognising a chance to escape their life of poverty, Bill encourages Abby to marry the dying man, little realising it will result in a jealous love triangle. Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz also star

Great Expectations (PG) 1946 John Mills heads the cast of this breathtaking, Oscar-winning adaptation of the classic Dickens novel about a poor orphan whose fortune is made thanks to a mysterious benefactor, following his many adventures as he journeys toward adulthood and success. Directed by David Lean, whose credits also include The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago. Alec Guinness co-stars, along with Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Finlay Currie and Jean Simmons (888)

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (PG) 1992 Chevy Chase stars as a successful but bored stockbroker whose life gets a much-needed injection of excitement when he's rendered invisible. But he's soon forced to go on the run from devious CIA agents, led by Sam Neill, who are determined to use him for nefarious purposes. Rapid-fire comedy spy thriller directed by John Carpenter, co-starring Daryl Hannah, Michael McKean and Stephen Tobolowsky (888)

Cellular (15) 2004 A teacher is kidnapped by criminals hungry for revenge on her family, but manages to make contact with the outside world via a telephone. However, she has no idea where she's being held and must convince a stranger of the gravity of her situation if she's to save her own life, and those of her family. Thriller, starring Kim Basinger, Jason Statham, Chris Evans and William H Macy (888)

Nil By Mouth (18) 1997 Actor Gary Oldman's superb directorial debut, a relentlessly gritty, no-holds-barred, semi-autobiographical drama charting the hopeless lives of an abusive small-time crook, his downtrodden wife and her crack-addicted brother. Starring Ray Winstone and Kathy Burke, whose performance won her the best actress award at Cannes, with Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse and Edna Dore

Election (18) 2005 A Hong Kong crime syndicate needs to appoint a new boss, and two ambitious gangsters compete for the position. The matter is settled by a vote, but when a ceremonial walking stick carried by the leader goes missing, all hell breaks loose, as the losing party sees a chance to gain power by recovering it, infighting erupts among the other mobsters and the police set out to bring down the organisation once and for all. Compelling crime thriller, starring Simon Yam and Tony Leung Ka Fai

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