Within the glamour of 1950s post-war London, famend dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are on the heart of British trend. Ladies come and undergo Woodcock’s life, offering the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, till he comes throughout a younger, strong-willed lady, Alma, who quickly turns into a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. As ...
Emily Walters is an American widow residing a peaceable, uneventful existence within the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets an area recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 years, Donald has lived—wildly but peacefully—in a ramshackle hut close to the sting of the forest. When Emily learns his house is the goal of builders who will cease at nothing to ...
A single mother tries to interrupt free from a mysterious group that has kidnapped her.
The untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal ...
An Adventure in Space and Time
This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of ...
Romeo & Juliet
In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but dismayed to learn that their families are enemies. Romeo and Juliet figure out a way to pursue ...
A Five Star Life
Single and middle-aged, beautiful Irene (Margarita Buy) is wholly devoted to her job as an inspector of luxury hotels. Constantly on the road, she indulges in expensive pleasures at impeccable resorts, but always incognito and alone, soon escaping to the next exotic destination with her checklist and laptop in tow. When her best friend and ex, Andrea (Stefano Accorsi), who ...
Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.