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Trouble in the Glen (PG) 1954 Two Americans arrive in a sleepy Scottish village, where one antagonises locals by claiming his rightful place in the ancestral seat, while the other struggles to pour oil on the troubled waters. Comedy, starring Orson Welles, Forrest Tucker, Margaret Lockwood, Victor McLaglen and John McCallum (888)

Hanover Street (PG) 1979 An American bomber pilot falls in love with a married nurse in war-torn London, and later finds himself accompanying her husband on a dangerous mission, leading to much soul-searching. Romantic drama, starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen and Patsy Kensit (888)

Contraband (U) 1940 A Danish merchant skipper gets entangled with a Nazi spy ring, and joins forces with a mysterious passenger to track down the villainous Germans on the mean streets of London. Espionage thriller, directed by Michael Powell and starring Conrad Veidt, Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler and Esmond Knight (888)

The Land Girls (12) 1997 Three very different Land Army agricultural volunteers are sent to work on a farm where they all fall head over heels for the owner's son, leading to romance, heartbreak and tragedy. Wartime drama, with Catherine McCormack, Anna Friel, Rachel Weisz, Tom Georgeson, Steven Mackintosh, Maureen O'Brien and Lucy Akhurst co-star (888)

And When Did You Last See Your Father? (12) 2007 Premiere. A successful writer learns that his father is dying of cancer, and returns to his family home. As time passes, he looks back over his complex, confrontational relationship with his father over the years and tries to come to terms with the conflicts between them. Drama, based on Blake Morrison's autobiographical book, starring Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth

Nil By Mouth (18) 1997 Drama charting the hopeless lives of an alcoholic, abusive small-time crook, his downtrodden wife and her crack-addicted brother. Gary Oldman made his directorial debut with this gritty drama, 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

The Long Day Closes (PG) 1992 Director Terence Davies'
semi-autobiographical drama, about a lonely post-war childhood in Liverpool. A montage of evocative snapshots recalls the confusion of a boy on the brink of adolescence and his escape into the world of movies. Starring Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack, Anthony Watson and Nicholas Lamont (888)

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