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The Grass Is Greener (PG) 1960 An English earl is forced to open his stately home to the public to avoid going broke. When one of the tourists, an American tycoon, takes an interest in his wife, the peer enlists the aid of an old flame to save his marriage. Romantic comedy, starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons (888)

Blithe Spirit (U) 1945 A novelist is shocked to find the ghost of his first wife haunting him and his new spouse, and sets out to find a way of getting rid of the annoying apparition. He employs the services of a local clairvoyant in an attempt to drive the ghoul away but her methods seem doomed to failure. David Lean's adaptation of Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, starring Rex Harrison, Kay Hammond and Margaret Rutherford, with Coward himself providing the narration (888)

David Fincher on Benjamin Button Director David Fincher discusses the creative decisions and technical challenges of his Oscar-nominated film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett

The Spy in Black (U) 1939 A German spy falls for an apparently sympathetic schoolteacher during a World War One mission, but he does not suspect the object of his affections is actually an English double agent, a revelation which jeopardises an operation to destroy the British fleet in the Orkneys in 1917. Powell and Pressburger's romantic drama, starring Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson and Marius Goring (888)

Bride and Prejudice (PG) 2004 A mother is determined to find eligible bachelors for each of her daughters, and sparks soon fly when one of the girls encounters a haughty American hotelier. Gurinder Chadha's romantic Bollywood-style retelling of Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice, starring Aishwarya Rai, Martin Henderson, Naveen Andrews and Indira Varma (888)

This Is England (18) 2006 Shane Meadows' semi-autobiographical drama set in the 1980s centres on Shaun, a 12-year-old boy in a bleak northern town who is lacking direction after losing his father in the Falklands War. When the youngster meets a group of skinheads, the leader of the gang decides to take Shaun under his wing. But the new recruit soon finds himself being drawn into a world of racism and violence. Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham and Jo Hartley star (888)

The Hide (12) 2008 Premiere. A birdwatcher sitting alone in a remote hide on the windswept Suffolk mudflats gets some unexpected company when a bedraggled stranger seeks shelter during a storm. The two find they have a lot in common, but an announcement on the radio leaves the ornithologist worried his new friend is a dangerous fugitive. Thriller, starring Alex MacQueen and Phil Campbell

Miranda (15) 2002 A lonely librarian is captivated by the smouldering good looks of a mysterious beauty but his amorous yearnings lead him into danger when it turns out she's a con-artist who's tangled up with the wrong people. Thriller, starring Christina Ricci, John Simm, John Hurt and Kyle MacLachlan

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