Contemporary Film

If you're ever tempted to mutter "they don't make 'em like that any more," a brief look at contemporary film on DVD will teach you the error of your ways. The list of modern classics grows every year. Contemporary film makers are breaking new ground (Brokeback Mountain, anyone?) and reinvigorating traditional genres (e.g. Collateral). This is how they make 'em these days - and we should be glad.

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Ken Loach, 2013

£6.99

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The Spirit of '45

The Spirit of '45 is Ken Loach's impassioned documentary- made to address a need and prevailing q...

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Yves Robert, 1990-91

£11.99

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La Gloire de Mon Pere / Le Chateau de Ma Mere (Restored)

A pairing of Yves Robert's glorious Provencal films...

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Michael Cimino, 1980

£9.99

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Heaven's Gate (Restored Director's Cut)

The complete director's cut of one of the last great epic westerns, Michael Cimin...

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Bill Forsyth, 1979

£13.99

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That Sinking Feeling

The hilarious and inventive zero-budget debut from celebrated Scottish director Bill Forsyth (Gre...

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Lars von Trier, 2013

£12.49

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Nymphomaniac: Volumes I & II

Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac is the wild and poetic story of a woman’s journey f...

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Peter Jackson, 2013

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The second of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson's blockbuster preq...

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Yaron Zilberman, 2012

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A Late Quartet

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener and Mark Ivanir star as the players ...

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Claude Berri, 1986

£7.99

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Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources

A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...

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Lewis Gilbert, David Eady, 1953-85

£13.99

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CFF Collection: Runaways

For over 30 years the Children's Film Foundation produced quality entertainment f...

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Don Sharp, 1979

£11.99

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Bear Island

Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Lloyd Bridges star in t...

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Steve McQueen, 2013

£9.99

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12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen's essential, Oscar-winning historical slave-narrative drama, 12 Years a Slave stars...

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Dustin Hoffman, 2012

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Quartet

Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut, Quartet is a charming comedy drama about a group of opera sin...

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Sydney Pollack, 1975

£11.99

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Three Days of the Condor

One of the finest of the conspiracy thrillers of the 1970s, Three Days of the Con...

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Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013

£9.99

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Blue is the Warmest Colour

Blue is the Warmest Colour - directed by Abdellatif Kechiche (Couscous) and based...

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Roger Michell, 2013

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Le Week-End

A beautifully observed and poignant story from Roger Michell, Le Week-End stars Jim Broadbent and...

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Charles Sturridge, 1991

£9.99

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Where Angels Fear to Tread

EM Forster's debut novel is brought to life by an exemplary cast in this fine ada...

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Gilles Bourdos, 2012

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Renoir

A flame-haired teenager captivates the lives of the famous painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his ...

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Carlos Saura, 1976

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Cría Cuervos

A moody, absorbing film, full of repressed passions and simmering unease, Carlos Saura's 1976 fil...

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