With Arts Council of England (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



1. The Dream Machine (1983)

35 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Consists of multiple short vignettes: Witches Song (1979), Broken English (1979), Ballad Of Lucy Jordan (1979), Pirate Tape (Derek Jarman, 1983) and T.G.: Psychic Rally In Heaven (Derek Jarman, 1981).

Directors: Derek Jarman, Michael Kostiff, John Maybury, Cerith Wyn Evans | Stars: William S. Burroughs, Marianne Faithfull, FM Einheit, Brion Gysin

Votes: 20

2. A Portrait of Arshile (1995)

4 min | Documentary, Short

5.3
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Egoyan juxtaposes home-video images of his son Arshile with a self-portrait of the famed Armenian artist, Arshile Gorky; Egoyan narrates in English, while his wife narrates in Armenian. The... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Arsinée Khanjian, Atom Egoyan, Arshile Egoyan

Votes: 172

3. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, pursues ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Noble | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

Votes: 328

4. Love and Death on Long Island (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

Giles De'Ath (Sir John Hurt) is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with movie star Ronnie Bostock (Jason Priestly). He then investigates ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Kwietniowski | Stars: John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Fiona Loewi, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 3,701 | Gross: $2.54M

5. My Son the Fanatic (1997)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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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.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Akbar Kurtha, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 1,520 | Gross: $0.41M

6. Peggy Su! (1997)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Director: Frances-Anne Solomon | Stars: Jonathan Arun, Jacqueline Chan, Daphne Cheung, Joseph Chow

Votes: 60

7. Amy Foster (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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The film tells the story of Russian émigré, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates

Votes: 2,959 | Gross: $0.28M

8. Immortality (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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58 Metascore

Vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to redeem him.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Jude Law, Elina Löwensohn, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport

Votes: 5,498 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Among Giants (1998)

R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy

6.0
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A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

Votes: 859 | Gross: $0.06M

10. Blight (1996)

15 min | Short

7.0
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The destruction of a home for the building of a road is captured and contrasted with quotations from the residents.

Director: John Smith

Votes: 181

11. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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90 Metascore

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 11,175 | Gross: $6.20M

12. Get Real (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.

Director: Simon Shore | Stars: Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Charlotte Brittain, Stacy Hart

Votes: 11,914 | Gross: $1.20M

13. Ratcatcher (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

An unabashed kid navigates the filthy world of 1973 Glasgow, preoccupying himself with the equally poor youth around him.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie, Michelle Stewart

Votes: 7,988 | Gross: $0.22M

14. A Kind of Hush (1999)

96 min | Drama

3.2
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Six teens who were traumatized by child abuse early in their lives come together to form a gang that ultimately plots revenge against the ones who committed the crimes against them. The ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Stirner | Stars: Harley Smith, Marcella Plunkett, Ben Roberts, Paul Williams

Votes: 187

15. Very Annie Mary (2001)

104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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33 Metascore

After her father suffers a stroke, his daughter is forced to take care of him.

Director: Sara Sugarman | Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Jonathan Pryce, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Rhys

Votes: 1,119

16. Pandaemonium (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Linus Roache, John Hannah, Samantha Morton, Emily Woof

Votes: 755

17. Strictly Sinatra (2001)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Small-time crooner find himself on the receiving end of the threatening attentions of a gangster, whose wife has fallen for the singer's Sinatra-like aura.

Director: Peter Capaldi | Stars: Ian Hart, Kelly Macdonald, Brian Cox, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 486 | Gross: $0.00M

18. It Was an Accident (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Max Beesley, James Bolam, Nicola Stapleton

Votes: 149

19. The Lost Days (1999)

46 min

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Director: Laura Waddington | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Marusha Gagro

20. Home Road Movies (2002)

TV-G | 12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.2
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A sweet reminiscence about a family of four children and their RAF-veteran dad, who knows the timetable of every bus in London, but realizes his large family needs a car. He buys a Peugeot ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bradbrook | Stars: Bill Paterson, Phelim McDermott, Amal Anwar, Joseph Ariolt-Edwards

Votes: 180

21. Cremaster 4 (1995)

42 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
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An experimental short film from the Cremaster series which alludes to the position of the reproductive organs during the embryonic development process.

Director: Matthew Barney | Stars: Matthew Barney, Dave Molyneux, Graham Molyneux, Steve Sinnott

Votes: 686

22. Opera Imaginaire (1993 TV Movie)

51 min | Animation, Music, Musical

8.0
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an assembly of animated short films based on classic music greats.

Directors: José Abel, Hilary Audus, Jonathan Hills, Raimund Krumme, Guionne Leroy, Ken Lidster, Jimmy T. Murakami, Stephen Palmer, Monique Renault, Pascal Roulin, Christophe Vallaux | Stars: Ana Lucia Alves, Sébastien Chollet, Alain de Greffe, Ruggero De Pas

Votes: 103

23. The Avon Project (2000)

45 min | Documentary

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24. Black White and Green (2003 TV Short)

10 min | Animation, Short

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Set in a fairly bland diner of sorts, a group of individuals contemplate "the way of the pie" and discuss their dinners and the relative joys they hold for them in terms of taste, sensation and imagination.

Director: Ian Bourn | Stars: Dave Bourn, John Ellis, Yoshimi Kihara

25. Sucked Up (2003 TV Short)

7 min | Animation, Short

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Two children start out as friends who eat processed cheese and play under the underpass. However, as they hit puberty, things begin to change for them and they become uneasy sexually - a trend that continues into adulthood.

Director: Karl Cresser | Stars: Andrew Bone, Clare Corbett, Gerardine Coyne

26. Songs for Our Daughters (1996 TV Short)

8 min | Short

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Director: Jillian Li-Sue

27. 13 (2004)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.5
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In the mind of a dying dog, we retrace our steps along the tiresome road called the A13 trunk road, back to the dog's birthplace of Barking. The streets are busy and the landscape bleak as he makes his journey.

Director: Simon Faithfull

Votes: 20

28. Perpetual Motion in the Land of Milk and Honey (2004)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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AL and AL's Grandfather is a retired engineer and inventor who has been on a life time quest to create perpetual motion and supply free power for the people. During a telephone call with ... See full summary »

Directors: Al Holmes, Al Taylor | Stars: James Brown, Al Holmes, Al Taylor

Votes: 21

29. Tinfish (1990)

Animation, Short

6.8
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Director: Phil Mulloy

Votes: 9

30. Staggerings (1998)

6 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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Director: Peter Collis

Votes: 10

31. Pioneers in Art and Science: Gustav Metzger (2004 Video)

139 min | Documentary

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The first ever documentary on the life and work of Gustav Metzger, founder of Auto Destructive Art one of the most pivotal cultural figures of the past forty years. The Scale of Gustav ... See full summary »

Director: Ken McMullen | Star: Gustav Metzger

32. Who Killed Brown Owl (2004)

10 min | Short

6.9
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In a 10-minutes long-take camera moves on and over a park in London showing the regular fellows doing regular stuff in a holiday but - there is something more to it.

Directors: Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor

Votes: 49

33. Self Made (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.1
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If you were to play a part in a film, would you be yourself or a fictional character?

Director: Gillian Wearing | Stars: Sam Rumbelow, Asheq Akhtar, Lesley Robinson, Dave Austin

Votes: 51

34. Tosca (2011)

131 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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ACT I Rome, June 1800. Cesare Angelotti, an escaped political prisoner, rushes into the Church of Sant'Andrea della Valle. After finding the key his sister has hidden for him, he hides in ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, Lukas Jakobski

Votes: 27

35. Drive In (2007)

7 min | Short, Drama

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A woman delivers a circular shaggy-dog story about paradise to a man who drives an endless road journey.

Director: Stuart Croft | Stars: Camilla Arfwedson, Simon Bridge

36. July 1, 1916: With the Ulster Division (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama, War

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Director: George Belfield | Stars: Lloyd Hutchinson, Filippa Geslin, Alexandre Jacob, Alexy Piquet

37. Kickbox Hijabi (2017)

7 min | Short, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Fightclub for girls in burqas.

Director: Alnoor Dewshi | Stars: Augusta Woods, Christina Forrest, Talya Harris, Dita Tantang

Votes: 6

38. Diary of a Madman (1997)

Short, Drama

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Director: John Humphreys | Stars: Steve Evets, Yasmin Mills, Mark E. Smith

40. Every Street Dreams (2005)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Four people's dreams from the same night are recreated using different animation techniques.

Directors: Chris Barton, Luke Esson-Parkes, Sol Harris, Georgie Hewitt, Daniel Hobson, Max Igbon, Han Mosely, Matthew Perks, Jonathan Ratcliffe, Molly Ricard | Stars: Hayley Saull, Paul Shannon, Michelle Barlow, Sarah Perks

41. Me, the Elephant (2017)

3 min | Short

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A worn-out radiator recounts the story of an old man and his young son, as they remove him from a school now that he's filled with "50-years of shite".

Director: Dillon Beagley | Stars: Niall Bayne, Dave Johns, Ewan Stewart

42. Eugene Atget: Photographer (1982)

48 min | Biography

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Director: Peter Wyeth | Stars: Peggy Frankston, Philippe Lehembre, Catherine Ohotnikoff

43. Frantz Fanon: Black Skin White Mask (1995)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Explores the life and work of the psychoanalytic theorist and activist Frantz Fanon who was born in Martinique, educated in Paris and worked in Algeria. Examines Fanon's theories of ... See full summary »

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Colin Salmon, Halima Daoud, Noirin Ni Dubhgaill, Amir M. Korangy

Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.01M

44. Gallivant (1996)

100 min | Documentary

7.1
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When British filmmaker Andrew Kotting decided to tour the perimeter of Great Britain with his grandmother Gladys and his daughter Eden, he brought a film crew along. The result is this often humorous and picturesque documentary.

Director: Andrew Kotting | Stars: Andrew Kotting, Eden Kotting, Benji Ming, Gladys Morris

Votes: 188

45. Downtime (1997)

90 min | Romance, Thriller

4.6
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Former police psychologist Rob helps to save young Chrissy when she is about to commit suicide by jumping of 21st-story balcony with her 4-year-old son Jake. When he persuades her to go on ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Paul McGann, Susan Lynch, Tom Georgeson, David Roper

Votes: 225

46. A Merry War (1997)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bierman | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Wadham, Jim Carter

Votes: 1,244 | Gross: $0.30M

47. Metroland (1997)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

The sudden reappearance of his best friend Toni, after a ten year absence, causes Chris to remember his past, to question some of his lifestyle decisions and to re-evaluate his life and marriage to Marion.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christian Bale, Lee Ross, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein

Votes: 3,041 | Gross: $0.30M

48. The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Henry is about to jump off a bridge when he hears a cry for help. He helps Karen, who had also planned suicide. They're both on Tower Bridge, London, because somebody wronged them. Revenging each other gives them a reason to live.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves

Votes: 1,560

49. Hideous Kinky (1998)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco. They encounter many adventures, new experiences, and ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui, Carrie Mullan

Votes: 6,088 | Gross: $1.26M

50. The Lost Son (1999)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Nastassja Kinski, Katrin Cartlidge, Marianne Denicourt

Votes: 1,343


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