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The Left Hand of God 1955 Humphrey Bogart stars as an American pilot who poses as a Catholic priest to evade capture by his former employer in postwar China. Drama, based on the novel by William E Barrett, with Gene Tierney, Lee J Cobb, EG Marshall and Agnes Moorehead

1953 Legendary screen siren Rita Hayworth stars in the title role as Princess Salome of Galilee who is forced to flee the clutches of her cruel stepfather after falling in love with a Christian and failing to save the life of John the Baptist. Star-studded epic loosely based on the biblical story, starring Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Stewart Granger and Judith Anderson

The Long Memory
1952 A man is released from prison after serving a 12-year sentence for a crime he didn't commit, and immediately sets about tracking down the group who framed him for murder, which includes his former girlfriend. But it's not long before he stumbles upon a shocking secret which leaves him all the more determined to exact revenge. Thriller, starring John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum and Geoffrey Keen

War Games
1983 Entertaining hi-tech adventure, starring Matthew Broderick as a precocious teenager who unwittingly hacks into America's military computer system and almost causes a nuclear war between the superpowers. With Dabney Coleman, John Wood and Ally Sheedy

Road to Perdition
2002 Devoted husband and father Michael Sullivan leads a secret life as a hit-man, but faces a crisis when his son witnesses his involvement in a killing. The lad promises to keep his mouth shut, but one of Sullivan's fellow gangsters plans to wipe out the entire family forcing father and son to go on the run together. American Beauty director Sam Mendes' acclaimed crime drama set in Depression-era Chicago, starring Tom Hanks and the late Paul Newman, alongside Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh

1963 Powerful drama, with Oscar-winner Melvyn Douglas as principled Texan rancher Homer Bannon, who is drawn into a bitter feud with irresponsible, amoral son Hud (the late Paul Newman). Caught in the middle is Newman's impressionable nephew, who idolises his selfish uncle, but whom Homer is determined to bring up to respect the law. The conflict comes to a head during an outbreak of cattle disease, and Hud takes out his rage on the family's housekeeper. Also starring Patricia Neal and John Ashley

2001 An imaginative woman vows to bring a little happiness into other people's lives. However, an encounter with another solitary spirit forces her to focus on overcoming her shyness and using her grand ideas to engineer a meeting. Simply gorgeous romantic drama, beautifully brought to life by director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Audrey Tautou plays the heroine, while Mathieu Kassovitz, Serge Merlin, Rufus and Isabelle Nanty co-star

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