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My Cousin Rachel

Fiona Barnett discusses the new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's novel.

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My Life As a Courgette

'Animation, at its best, is a medium that can use drawings, or stop motion, or computer generated-images, to create unforgettable images.'

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The Other Side of Hope

Aki Kaurismäki never does things conventionally. Nathanael Smith looks at his latest feature, The Other Side of Hope.

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CineMasters: Fassbinder Programme Note

Dr Martin Brady discusses the work and influences of one of the most prolific and important directors in the Federal Republic of Germany

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Frantz Programme Note

Exploring François Ozon’s repeated and remarkably consistent motifs in Frantz

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Nothing Up Their Sleeves - The Handmaiden

With a story revolving around the intricacies of the long con, it seems appropriate that few films readily evade precise classification in the way that The Handmaiden does.

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CineMasters: David Lynch Programme Note

‘In a sense all film is entering into someone else's dreams. Maybe we can even share the same dreams, exchange the same experiences.’

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The Salesman Programme Note

The Salesman asks its audience a queasy question, one with no easy answers: what would you do?

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Elle programme note

Elle is one of the year's most provocative and challenging films. Sean Welsh provides some context, with perspectives on the film from cast, crew and critics.

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Moonlight Programme Note

Identity is a crucial aspect of Barry Jenkins' adaptation of Tarell Alvin McCraney's unproduced play 'In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue'.

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Toni Erdmann Programme Notes

'For her third feature, Ade has returned to her family for inspiration and particularly her music teacher father.'

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For one brief shining moment: Jackie

One of the defining images of the 1960’s was of Jackie Kennedy wearing a pink Chanel suit stained with her husband’s blood.

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