Film in Britain

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1.
Secrets & Lies (1996)
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A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a lower-class white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed. (136 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
2.
Yasmin (2004)
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A young Muslim woman living in Britain campaigns for the release of her immigrant husband from his detainment in a holding centre. (87 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Glenaan
 
3.
Ratcatcher (1999)
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Glasgow, summer, 1973. Dustmen are striking; bags of garbage add to the blight of council flats and a fetid canal... (94 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
 
4.
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
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Sparks fly in Glasgow's south side when a young Asian man enters into a relationship with a Caucasian woman. (104 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
5.
Trainspotting (1996)
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Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
6.
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
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An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
7.
The Nine Muses (2010 Documentary)
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Part documentary, part personal essay, this experimental film combines archive imagery with the striking wintry landscapes of Alaska to tell the story of immigrant experience coming into the UK from 1960 onwards. (90 mins.)
Director: John Akomfrah
 
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Beautiful Thing (1996)
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In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed. (90 mins.)
 
9.
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
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An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
10.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
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A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
11.
My Son the Fanatic (1997)
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Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town. (87 mins.)
Director: Udayan Prasad
 
12.
Young Soul Rebels (1991)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Isaac Julien
 
13.
Pressure (1976)
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A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures. (120 mins.)
Director: Horace Ové
 
14.
Stations of the Cross (2014)
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Fourteen-year-old Maria is a fundamentalist Catholic, living her life in a modern fashion, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to be a saint and go to heaven. No one, not even a nice boy she meets, can stop her in this goal. (110 mins.)
 
15.
Amorous (2014)
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Four fragile young people flee London to start an unconventional utopia, creating a world of fantasy that overwhelms them. (82 mins.)
Director: Joanna Coates
 
16.
Snowpiercer (2013)
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Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
 
17.
The Infinite Man (2014)
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A man's attempts to construct the ultimate romantic weekend backfire when his quest for perfection traps his lover in an infinite loop. (85 mins.)
Director: Hugh Sullivan
 
18.
Hellion (2014)
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When motocross and heavy metal obsessed thirteen-year-old Jacob's increasing delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother... (99 mins.)
Director: Kat Candler
 
19.
Violet (2014)
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15-year-old Jesse is the only one who witnessed the stabbing of his friend Jonas. Now he has to face his family and friends form the BMX riders crew and explain the unexplainable - how he feels about it. (85 mins.)
Director: Bas Devos
 
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Joe (2013)
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An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. (117 mins.)
 
21.
Virunga (2014 Documentary)
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A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas. (100 mins.)
 
22.
The Skeleton Twins (2014)
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Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship. (93 mins.)
Director: Craig Johnson
 
23.
Palo Alto (2013)
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The life and struggles of a group of adolescencents living in Palo Alto. (100 mins.)
Director: Gia Coppola
 
24.
X/Y (2014)
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A look at the lives and interactions of a group of friends living in New York. (82 mins.)
 
25.
The Double (2013)
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A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women. (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
 
26.
Frank (2014)
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Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank. (95 mins.)
 
27.
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
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A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. (122 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
28.
Life After Beth (2014)
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A young man's recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Baena
 
29.
Set Fire to the Stars (2014)
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An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas. (97 mins.)
Director: Andy Goddard
 
30.
Bad Turn Worse (2013)
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Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man. (92 mins.)
 
31.
Pierrot Lunaire (2014)
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A young girl that regularly dresses as a boy falls in love and seduces a young girl that has no clue that her lover has the same sex... (51 mins.)
Director: Bruce La Bruce
 
32.
We'll Never Have Paris (2014)
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A man screws up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back "the one." (92 mins.)