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In a last-ditch mission to get recognition for her talent, a non-conformist, forgotten artist persuades her psychiatric nurse to take her on a road trip back to where her story began – but with so many deviations into the past along the way, will they ever make it?

A dark and funny exploration of the growing friendship between two women as they hit the road in an electric car looking for endings. A road movie and a buddy movie which shifts from tender social commentary to fantastical magical realism filled with humour, vivacity and adventure.

Writer/Director: Carol Morley (BAFTA nominee for The Alcohol Years, The Falling, Out of Blue)
Producer: Cairo Cannon (The Falling, Out of Blue)

Cast: Kelly Macdonald (BAFTA nominee for No Country for Old Men, Golden Globe & SAG nominee for Boardwalk Empire), Monica Dolan (The Dig, Days of the Bagnold Summer, Eye in the Sky) Gina McKee (Phantom Thread, Catherine the Great)

Genre : Road Movie

Year : 2022

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The Swearing Jar
It is a rare and miraculous thing to find your one true soul mate.” Carey soon learns that finding two of them can pose an even greater problem. Equal parts humour and heartbreak, “THE SWEARING JAR” tells two love stories at once, exploring the challenges of marriage, parenting, loss, and moving on.

Director : Lindsay MacKay (Wet Bum)
Writer : Kate Hewlett
Producers : Jane Loughman (A Dog’s Breakfast), Kyle Bornais, Tony Wosk (Sorry For Your Loss)
Cast : Adelaide Clemens (The Great Gatsby, Parade’s End) Patrick J. Adams (Suits), Kathleen Turner and Douglas Smith (Big Little Lies)

Genre : Musical Romance
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Creation Stories
Music producer and Creation Records co-founder Alan McGee, boisterous with a penchant for hard living, was instrumental in creating the Britpop soundtrack of the 90’s by launching era-defining bands including Oasis, Primal Scream and My Bloody Valentine. Framed by McGee’s drug-fueled mid-90’s trip to Los Angeles where he sits poolside and reminisces with a reporter (Suki Waterhouse) about his past, Creation Stories charts McGee’s rollercoaster ride from working-class Glasgow schoolkid with an ear for music and an entrepreneurial streak to becoming one of the biggest and most influential music moguls in Britain.
Director : Nick Moran (Telstar: The Joe Meek Story)
Writers : Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) Dean Cavanagh (Kubricks)
Producers : Burning Wheel Productions
Cast : Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Thomas Turgoose (This is England), Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)
Genre : Rock and Roll Biopic
Year : 2019
Robert the Bruce
Outlaw. Hero. King. Reprising his role from Braveheart and continuing that story, Angus Macfadyen stars as the legendary warrior King of Scotland that has captured imaginations for over 700 years. Beaten and pursued across the Highlands by supporters of the British Crown, Robert takes shelter with a humble family where he finds the resolve to rally his people and lead his country to hard-fought independence.

Director : Richard Gray (Summer Coda, Sugar Mountain)
Writers : Eric Belgau (Murder on the Yellow Brick Road), Angus Macfadyen (Macbeth Unhinged)
Producer : Angus Macfadyen
Cast : Angus Macfadyen (Braveheart), Jared Harris (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Crown), Anna Hutchison (The Cabin in the Wood), Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous, Gone Girl), Zach McGowan (Dracula Untold, Black Sails)
Genre : Action Drama
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Off the Rails

Now in their 50’s, four friends recreate an inter-rail journey across Europe, but this time 18-year-old Maddie is taking her mother’s place, fulfilling her dying wish. With lost passports, train strikes and romantic entanglements thrown in their way, they must put old feuds aside to complete the journey within five days and remind themselves that they are still at their peak.

Director : Jules Williamson
Writer : Jordan Waller
Producers : Bill Kenwright (Burden), Arabella Page Croft (Sunshine on Leith), Sarah Sulick (The Republic of Love)
Cast : Kelly Preston (Gotti), Jenny Seagrove (Another Mother’s Son), Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones’s Baby), Franco Nero (Django), Ben Miller (Johnny English), Elizabeth Dormer-Phillips (Fortitude), Dame Judi Dench (Skyfall)

Genre : Comedy Drama

The Laureate

Set in the mid-1920s, celebrated poet and writer Robert Graves returns from war traumatised and creatively struggling. It takes young poet Laura Riding to re-ignite Robert’s passion, and with the blessing of his wife, Nancy, his muse becomes his lover. With the three of them sharing a life, soon, Laura’s attention turns to Nancy, and a complicated relationship that scandalised society threatens to risk everything they have.

Director : William Nunez
Writer : William Nunez
Producers : Guy de Beaujeu (Journey’s End) Christian Parton
Cast : Tom Hughes (Red Joan), Dianna Agron (Glee), Laura Haddock (Transformers: The Last Knight), Patricia Hodge (A Very English Scandal), Julian Glover (The Crown)

Genre : Romantic Drama
Never Grow Old
When a ruthless gang of outlaws terrorise a sleepy frontier town, the local undertaker Patrick (Emile Hirsh) faces a profound moral dilemma. He plays a dangerous game providing for his family as he profits in the wake of the violence sweeping the once peaceful God-fearing community. As the death toll rises and without religion or the law to turn to, will Patrick find a way to defeat the outlaws as they turn their brutal attention on his pregnant wife and children?
Director : Ivan Kavanagh
Writer : Ivan Kavanagh
Producers : Ripple World Pictures
Cast : Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Lone Survivor), John Cusack (2012, Being John Malkovic)
Genre : Western
Year : 2019
Based on a true story, 12 year old Tom (Art Parkinson) and his misfit friends fight to save Buster the baby elephant during the air raids on Belfast in 1941.
Director : Colin McIvor
Writer : Colin McIvor
Producers : Katy Jackson, John Leslie, Dominic Wright, Jacqueline Kerrin
Cast : Penelope Wilton (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The BFG), Art Parkinson (San Andreas, Game of Thrones), Toby Jones (The Hunger Games, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Barry Ward (Jimmy’s Hall), Amy Huberman (Bachelor Weekend, Stella Days), Ian O’Reilly (Moone Boy)
Genre : Family Adventure
Year : 2018
Journey’s End
Set over 4 days in March 1918 in the trenches on the front line, a small group of soldiers as they wait to be bombarded by enemy artillery and certain death. The story charts the tension and claustrophobia of the officers’ dug-out as new recruit, 18 year old Lieutenant Raleigh joins the Company commanded by 20 year old Captain Stanhope, his former childhood friend and hero, who has changed almost beyond recognition.
Director : Saul Dibb (The Duchess, Suite Française)
Writer : Simon Reade (Private Peaceful)
Producers : Guy de Beaujeu (Private Peaceful),
Simon Reade
Cast : Sam Claflin (Me Before You, Hunger Games),
Paul Bettany (Captain American: Civil War, Margin Call), Asa Butterfield (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Perculiar Children, Hugo), Toby Jones (Anthropoid, Hunger Games)
Genre : Drama
Year : 2018
Crooked House
Based on the novel by Agatha Christie, private detective Charles Hayward is invited to solve a gruesome crime where nobody is above suspicion, including Sophia, his client and former lover.
Director : Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Writers : Julian Fellowes, Tim Rose Price
Cast : Glenn Close (The Girl with All the Gifts, Guardians of the Galaxy), Christina Hendricks (The Neon Demon, Mad Men), Gillian Anderson (Viceroy’s House, War & Peace), Max Irons (Woman in Gold, Riot Club), Terence Stamp (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Wanted)
Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Another Mother’s Sun, Stefanie Martini (Emerald City, Doctor Thorne), Christian MacKay (The Theory of Everything, Rush)
Genre : Murder Mystery
Year : 2017
Pork Pie
A trio of young misfits in pursuit of lost love race the length of the country in a stolen Mini Cooper S. Avoiding the law and with nothing to lose, they become folk heroes and most wanted criminals as they find themselves caught in the crosshairs of a media frenzy and an escalating police operation.
Director : Matt Murphy
Writer : Matt Murphy
Cast : Dean O’Gorman (The Hobbit trilogy, Trumbo) James Rolleston (Boy, The Dark Horse) Ashleigh Cummings (Hound of Love, Gallipoli)
Genre : Comedy
Year : 2017
Into the Rainbow
When teenagers Rachel (Willow Shields) and Grace (Jacqueline Joe) travel inside a super-powered rainbow to China, they disturb nature’s balance. Using Rachel’s connection to the energy of the rainbow and with help from their new friend Xiao Cheng (Leo Wu), they must race against time to save the Earth.
Directors : Norman Stone, Gary Wing-Lun Mak
Writers : Ashley Sidaway, Robert Sidaway, Lindsay Edmonds
Producers : Richard Fletcher, Iain Brown
Cast : Willow Shields – The Hunger Games, Leo Wu – Nirvana In Fire, Joe Chen – Our Times
Genre : Fantasy Adventure
Year : 2017
Endless Night
Josephine (Binoche) travels to the hostile icy landscape of the remote North in search of her explorer husband. As winter descends and determined not to turn back she finds companionship with an Inuit woman (Kikuchi). With the elements against them and their survival reliant on each other it becomes clear they are waiting for a man they both love.
Director : Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive)
Writer : Miguel Barros (Blackthorn)
Cast : Juliette Binoche (Clouds of Sils Maria, The English Patient) Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects) Rinko Kikuchi (Pacific Rim)
Genre : Drama
Year : 2015
A rare and poignant love story about a tormented genius who eventually finds love and peace. The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.
Director : Cynthia Mort
Writer : Cynthia Mort
Cast : Zoe Saldana – Nina Simone, David Oyelowo – Clifton Henderson, Mike Epps – Richard Pryor
Genre : Biopic
Year : 2015
Urban Hymn
URBAN HYMN is a redemptive coming of age story which follows a neglected and wayward teen, Jamie, whose incredible singing voice offers her an escape to a better life until she finds her loyalties torn between her inspiring, unconventional care worker and her possessive and volatile best friend.
Director : Michael Caton-Jones
Writer : Nick Moorcroft
Producers :Andrew Berg, John Sachs, Neil Chordia
Cast : Shirley Henderson (Filth), Letitia Wright (Top Boy), Ian Hart (Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone), Billy Bragg
Genre : Drama
Year : 2015
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Based on a series of best-selling children’s books with over 4 million copies sold worldwide. When 12 year old Molly Moon finds a mysterious book on hypnotism, she escapes from the orphanage where she lives to pursue her dreams of fame and fortune in London.
Director : Christopher N. Rowley (Bonneville)
Writer : Tom Butterworth (Birthday Girl), based on a book by Georgia Byng
Producers : Lawrence Elman (Romeo & Juliet), Ileen Maisel (Ripley’s Game), Georgia Byng
Cast : Emily Watson (Theory of Everything), Ann-Marie Duff (Suffragette), Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings), Leslie Manville (Mr Turner), Celia Imrie (Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Raffey Cassidy (Snow White and the Huntsman) as Molly Moon
Genre : Family Film
Year : 2015
Kilo Two Bravo
From the Academy Award winning producer of The King’s Speech this BAFTA™ nominated thriller tells the true story of the bravery and brotherhood that took place on the Kajaki Dam. Young British soldiers find themselves courageously fighting for each other’s lives in a minefield where the next step could be their last.
Director : Paul Katis
Writer : Tom Williams (Chalet Girl)
Producers : Gareth Unwin (Academy Award for The King’s Speech),
Andrew de Lotbiniere
Cast : Mark Stanley (Game of Thrones), David Elliot (Outlander)
Genre : War Film
Year : 2014
Under Milk Wood
A visceral and erotic film adaptation of Dylan Thomas’ much loved poem Under Milk Wood, directed by Kevin Allen (Twin Town). This “Classic” of modern British writing stars Rhys Ifans as Captain Cat a blind, retired sea captain, recalling memories of drowned shipmates and Rosie Probert the one great love of his youth.
Director : Kevin Allen
Producer : Stephen Malit
Cast : Rhys Ifans, Charlotte Church
Genre : Drama
Year : 2014
Shooting for Socrates
Set against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup when the smallest football nation, Northern Ireland, took on the mighty Brazil in a match that briefly reunites a divided country. This is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland’s football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also follows the lives of passionate football supporter Arthur and his son Tommy from East Belfast. The lead up to a momentous day in the life of a young boy (his 10th birthday) mirrors the build up to the big day for the Northern Ireland football team as they play the greatest match of their lives against Brazil.
Director : James Erskine (One Night in Turin)
Writer : Marie Jones (Olivier Award – Stones in His Pockets)
Cast : John Hannah (The Mummy), Richard Dormer (’71), Nico Mirallegro (Spike Island), Art Parkinson (Dracula Untold), Barry Ward (Jimmy’s Hall)
Year : 2014
Genre : Comedy / Drama
Half of a Yellow Sun
During the mid-to-late sixties, twin sisters Olanna and Kainene return to Nigeria after their education in England, they make decisions that shock their family. Olanna moves in with her lover, the ‘revolutionary professor’ Odenigbo and his houseboy Ugwu while Kainene takes over the family interests and pursues a career as a businesswoman, falling in love with Richard, an English writer. As the Igbo people struggle to establish Biafra as an independent republic, the sisters become caught up in the shocking violence of the Nigerian Civil War and a betrayal that threatens their family forever.
Director : Biyi Bandele
Writer : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Screenwriter : Biyi Bandele
Cast : Chiwetel Ejiofor (Odenigbo), Thandie Newton (Olanna), Anika Noni Rose (Kainene), Joseph Mawle (Richard)
Genre : Thriller
Year : 2013
The Stag
A reluctant groom embarks on a quiet stag weekend with his urbane friends, only to have their camping trip turned upside by the unprecedented brother of the bride known as “The Machine”. A bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors takes some unexpected detours.
Director : John Butler
Writer : John Butler & Peter McDonald
Cast : Andrew Scott (Spectre), Hugh O’Conor (Ripper Street), Brian Gleeson (Assassin’s Creed), Peter McDonald (The Damned United), Marcella Plunkett (Once), Amy Huberman (Stella Days)
Genre : Comedy
Year : 2013
Better Living Through Chemistry
A straight-laced pharmacist’s uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a dangerously seductive customer who takes him on a joyride with explosive consequences involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
Directors : David Posamentier, Geoff Moore
Writers : David Posamentier, Geoff Moore
Producers : Joe Neurauter, Felipe Marino, Keith Calder (The Wackness)
Cast : Sam Rockwell (Seven Psychopaths), Olivia Wilde (Cowboys & Aliens), Michelle Monaghan (Source Code), Jane Fonda (The Butler), Ray Liotta (Killing Them Softly)
Genre : Comedy
Year : 2013
In this musical romantic comedy, stir-crazy Elspeth Dickens has to choose between fame and family when a glittering opportunity for international stardom beckons.
Director : Mark Lamprell
Writers : Mark Lamprell, Joanna Weinberg
Producers : Richard Keddie, Andrena Finlay
Cast : Laura Michelle Kelly (Sweeney Todd), Ronan Keating, Magda Szubanski
Genre : Musical Rom-Com
Year : 2013
Trap For Cinderella
At a house ravaged by fire, two women are trapped inside – one rich and the other poor. Only one of them survives, burnt beyond recognition and in a state of total amnesia. Who is she, the heiress or her penniless friend? A killer, or an intended victim?
Director : Iain Softley (The Wings of the Dove) Based on the novel by Sebastien Japrisot
Writer : Iain Softley (The Wings of the Dove) Based on the novel by Sebastien Japrisot
Producers : Robert Jones (The Usual Suspects), Dixie Linder (In my Fathers Den), Iain Softley Cast : Tuppence Middleton (Chatroom), Alexandra Roach (The Iron Lady)
Genre : Thriller
Year : 2013
Fast Girls
Fast Girls is a feisty, frenetic and fast-paced drama with romance, conflict and the thrill of a championship final.
Directors : Regan Hall (3 Hours)
Writers : Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Jay Basu, Roy Williams
Producers : Damian Jones (The Iron Lady) Cast : Lily James (Cinderella), Lenora Crichlow (Being Human), Noel Clarke (Adulthood), Rupert Graves (Made In Dagenham), Phil Davies (Vera Drake)
Genre : Sports Drama
Year : 2012
Chalet Girl
A working-class girl lands a job in a posh ski resort and discovers her natural snowboarding genius while dating the boss’s son.
Directors : Phil Traill (All About Steve)
Writers : Tom Williams (Inconceivable)
Producers : Pippa Cross (Heartless), Harriet Rees (Aint Misbehavin)
Cast : Ed Westwick (J.Edgar, Gossip Girl), Felicity Jones (Like Crazy)
Genre : Comedy
Year : 2011
The Guard
Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a small-town Irish cop with absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international drug-smuggling ring that has brought FBI agent Wendell Everett to his door.
Directors : John Michael McDonagh (Ned Kelly) Writers : John Michael McDonagh (Calvary)
Producers : Chris Clark, Ed Guiney, Flora Fernandez-Marengo, Andrew Lowe
Cast : Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges), Don Cheadle (Iron Man 2), Mark Strong (Kick-Ass), Liam Cunningham (Clash Of The Titans)
Genre : Comedy
Year : 2011
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Inspired by the life of legendary English rock ‘n’ roll singer and performer, Ian Dury of Ian Dury and the Blockheads.
Directors : Mat Whitecross (The Road to Guantanamo)
Writers : Paul Viragh (Dark Blue Rising)
Producers : Damian Jones (The Iron Lady)
Cast : Andy Serkis (The Lord Of The Rings), Bill Milner (X-Men: First Class), Ray Winstone (The Departed), Tom Hughs, Olivia Williams (The Ghost), Naomie Harris (Pirates Of The Caribbean)
Genre : Biography
Year : 2010
The Other Man
When Peter discovers intimate E-mails to his wife from an unknown admirer, he uncovers a shocking secret that shatters his illusion of their perfect marriage, culminating in a sinister relationship with suave Ralph, the man with whom she has been having an illicit love affair.
Directors : Richard Eyre (Iris)
Writers : Richard Eyre, Charles Wood (Based On A Short Story From Flights Of Love By Bernhard Schlink)
Producers : Tracey Scoffield, Frank Doelger, Mary Beth O’Conner, David Richenthal, Michael Dreyer
Cast : Liam Neeson (Taken), Laura Linney (Mystic River), Antonio Banderas (The Skin I Live In), Ramola Garai (Atonement)
Genre : Drama
Year : 2008