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World Cinema Thrillers Sale

World Cinema Thrillers Sale

World Cinema Thrillers Sale

Thriller: Noun. A book, film, or play depicting crime, mystery, or espionage in an atmosphere of excitement and suspense.
Hollywood believes in a slightly different definition (one that requires explosions) whereas this selection of superlative international cinema holds to the true definition and is all the better for it!

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Jules Dassin, 1955

£7.99

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Rififi

Jules Dassin's classic French film noir, acknowledged as the inspiration for many modern-day crim...

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Michael Haneke, 2005

£10.99

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Hidden

Described as "the first great film of the 21st Century", this acclaimed French thriller from writ...

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Jacques Becker, 1953

£14.99

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Touchez Pas au Grisbi

Gabin, the quintessential tough-guy, and Moreau, resplendent as always, pair up for this heist fi...

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Bob Swaim, 1983

£17.99

La Balance

A tough, exciting police thriller set in the underworld area of Marseilles, the film was a huge s...

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Paolo Sorrentino, 2005

£13.99

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The Consequences of Love

A gripping psychological thriller that probes the dark secret harboured by middle...

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Akira Kurosawa, 1963

£16.99

High And Low

A ruthless kidnapper aiming to snatch a wealthy industrialist's son takes the chauffeur's son by ...

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Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2006

£11.99

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The Lives of Others

This superb Oscar-winning film from a first time director has proved to be a massive internationa...

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Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1981

£18.99

Diva

A stylish, fast moving and very hip thriller in which a courier who records an opera singer who o...

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Julien Duvivier, 1937

£16.49

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Pepe le Moko

This landmark thriller sees gangster Jean Gabin hiding out in Algiers. Atmospheric photography, m...

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Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1954

£16.99

Les Diaboliques

After the success of The Wages of Fear, Henri-Georges Clouzot cemented his reputation with his ma...

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Marcel Carne, 1939

£15.99

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Le Jour se Leve

Icon of French fatalism, Jean Gabin, plays Francois, who sits locked in his room, a gun in his ha...

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George Sluizer, 1988

£12.99

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The Vanishing (Sluizer, 1988)

The original version of George Sluizer’s masterpiece. A Dutch couple are on a dr...

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Jorge Sánchez-Cabezudo, 2006

£16.99

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The Night of the Sunflowers

A nicely intricate thriller that begins with the report of a woman's body found i...

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Cristian Mungiu, 2007

£16.66

Recommended Star

4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days

The winner of 2007's Palme d'Or, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days forms part of the rece...

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Denis Dercourt, 2006

£16.66

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The Page Turner

With her musical ambitions thwarted by the thoughtless behaviour of the chairwoman of the jury at...

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Claude Chabrol, 1969

£16.66

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Le Boucher

Possibly Chabrol's best known and most critically acclaimed film, it is consistently taut with en...

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Jean-Pierre Melville, 1963

£15.99

Le Doulos

A bleak, downbeat atmosphere, smoky jazz clubs, loyalty and betrayal and an ever-present sense of...

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Luc Besson, 1990

£7.99

Nikita

Anne Parillaud plays Nikita, a nihilistic young junkie who is given a life sentence for killing a...

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