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2002

Written & Directed by Chris Morris

This BAFTA winning debut for both Chris Morris and Warp Films is about a man who no longer uses his name because he's decided he's ceased to deserve one, and a dog called Rothko.

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Berberian Sound Studio

2012

Written & Directed by Peter Strickland

A sonic descent into the darker recesses of cinema as a naïve sound engineer from Dorking, UK loses his grip on reality as he takes a job on an Italian horror film in the ‘70s. As actresses overdub one ear-shredding scream after another, and as knives and machetes repeatedly hack away at innocent vegetables during effects recordings, Gilderoy has to confront his own demons in order to stay afloat in an environment ruled by exploitation both on and off the screen. Co-produced with Illuminations Films.

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Swimmer

2012

Written & Directed by Lynne Ramsay

Commissioned as part of the Olympic festival, Lynne Ramsay's Swimmer is a poetic journey through the waterways and coastline of the British Isles, following a lone swimmer through lakes, rivers and coves. The journey is framed by a soundtrack of seminal British music, combined with a sound tapestry of hydrophonic recordings and snippets of bankside conversations. The film aims to give a real feel for the diversity of landscape and people of Britain.

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The Midnight Beast

2012

Directed by Ben Gregor
Written by Andrew Ellard, Tom Edge, Jason Hazely & Joel Morris

As well as a bunch of wild music videos, the six-part series sees the band trying to cope with day-to-day challenges like sharing a dingy East London flat, trying to impress girls when they have no cash, and working out who has to sleep on the kitchen floor. Share in their successes and failures as they drag their way through a sea of bizarre obstacles and unsavoury characters toward pop stardom.

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The Snipist

2012

Written & Directed by Matthew Holness

In this dark sci-fi starring Douglas Henshall we follow a lone sniper struggling to maintain sanity in a dystopian, rabies-ridden future Britain ruled over by an ominous Ministry of Information. Ordered to watch and protect stranded survivors, the Snipist must fend off attacks from rabid dogs and protect what remains of his own humanity, but is reality exactly as he sees it? The Snipist revisits the bleak, dystopian futures of classic British Science Fiction. Featuring the voice of John Hurt.

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Care

2012

Directed by Amanda Boyle
Written by Chloe Moss

Middle class and middle aged, district nurse Natalie has become trapped in an existence of meaningless routine until she’s drawn into the lives of two very different women - Elsie, an elderly lady nearing the end of her life and Sammy, the young girl next door, who seemingly has everything to live for. This is a very different look at what it means for a woman to Care.

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The Minor Character

2012

Directed by Richard Curson Smith
Written by Will Self

David Tennant stars as Will, an artist, who observes life in minute detail. His dry commentary ranges from witty engagement to a casual erosive critique of his social set: the urban-suburban, middle-class landscape of his middle-aged friends. Over a series of dinners, drinks and parties, we witness the shifting sands of friendship, marriage, love and lust, and the complexity and corruptness of London circles through Will's eyes. 



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Snowtown

2011

Directed by Justin Kurzel
Written by Shaun Grant

When sixteen-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he finds his world threatened by both his loyalty for, and fear of, his newfound father-figure John Bunting, Australia’s most notorious serial killer.

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The Organ Grinders Monkey

2011

Written & Directed by Jake & Dinos Chapman

Inspired by Tony Hancock's comedy satire 'The Rebel' (1961), 'The Organ Grinder's Monkey' tells the story of Ifans (Rhys Ifans), an angst-ridden and talentless artist. Pablo, a cockroach with artistic aspirations (David Thewlis), follows Ifans from pub to studio in pursuit of his dream, and comes to sticky end.

Other cast includes Kevin Spacey, Rosamund Pike and Daniel Craig.

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Tyrannosaur

2011

Written & Directed by Paddy Considine

Tyrannosaur’ follows the story of two lonely, damaged people brought together by circumstance. Joseph (Peter Mullan) is an unemployed widower, drinker, and a man crippled by his own volatile temperament and furious anger. Hannah (Olivia Colman) is a Christian worker at a charity shop, a respectable woman who appears wholesome and happy. When the pair are brought together, Hannah appears as Joseph’s potential saviour, offering him warmth, kindness and acceptance. As their story develops Hannah’s own secrets are revealed and as events spiral out of control, Joseph becomes her source of support and comfort. Co-produced with Inflammable Films.

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Kill List

2011

Directed by Ben Wheatley
Written by Ben Wheatley & Amy Jump

Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer, Jay, is pressured by his partner, Gal, into taking a new assignment. As they descend into the dark and disturbing world of the contract, Jay begins to unravel once again – his fear and paranoia sending him deep into the heart of darkness. Co-produced with Rook Films.

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This is England ‘88

2011

Directed by Shane Meadows
Written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne

This is England '88 revisits the characters of Shane Meadows' multi award-winning film, This is England, and the hit TV series, This is England '86. Meadows picks up the action in the Christmas of 1988 as Lol struggles to cope with what life has thrown at her. Haunted by the devastating events which took place 18 months previously, she finds her reserves of strength ebbing away. With her soul mate Woody, heartbroken from her betrayal and in self-imposed exile from the gang, Lol becomes increasingly isolated and alone.

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A Gun for George

2011

Written & Directed by Matthew Holness

Terry Finch is a frustrated pulp fiction author and eternal loner looking for brutal revenge on the mean streets of East Kent.

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Submarine

2010

Written & Directed by Richard Ayoade

Warp Films and director Richard Ayoade present a comedy which follows a 15-year old boy (Craig Roberts) with two objectives: to lose his virginity to the girl of his dreams before his next birthday, and to stop his mother (Sally Hawkins) from leaving his father (Noah Taylor) and hooking up with a new age mystic (Paddy Considine). Featuring original songs by Alex Turner and executive produced by Ben Stiller.

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This is England ‘86

2010

Directed by Shane Meadows & Tom Harper
Written by Shane Meadows & Jack Thorne

This Is England '86 picks up with the lives of Shaun, Woody and Lol in 1986 -the year Chris de Burgh is at number one, Top Gun is filling cinemas, the World Cup is raging in Mexico and over 3.4 million Brits are unemployed. As Shaun sits his last school exam, the realisation dawns that adulthood beckons. It’s mid-80s England and he’s going to have to find his own way in the world. Life has dealt a surprise hand to his friends too and no one is quite where they thought they would be… Woody, Lol, Smell, Gadget… they are back and looking for love, a laugh, a job and something that resembles a future.

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Four Lions

2010

Directed by Chris Morris
Written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong & Sam Bain

Chris Morris’ Four Lions is a funny, thrilling comedy that illuminates modern jihadism through the prism of farce. It understands jihadists as human beings. And it understands human beings as innately ridiculous. What This Is Spinal Tap did for heavy metal and Dr Strangelove the Cold War, Four Lions does for the modern face of terrorism.

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All Tomorrow’s Parties

2009

Directed by All Tomorrow’s People & Jonathan Caouette

In an out-of-season holiday camp on the coast of England, cult music festival All Tomorrow¹s Parties serves up a heady combination of alternative music, crazy golf and chalet-living; all curated by a single band or artist. This post-punk DIY bricolage uses material generated by the fans and musicians themselves, on a multitude of formats including Super8, camcorder and mobile phone material, over the history of the festival, to capture the uncompromising spirit of a parallel music universe.

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She A Chinese

2009

Written & Directed by Xiaolu Guo

The debut feature of film-maker and novelist Xiaolu Guo (writer of A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers) tells the story of Mei, a Chinese woman raised in a backwater. Her search for a different life takes her to the city and eventually to England. Exploring themes of alienation and personal identity that Xiaolu’s readers will recognise from her books, this is an intense and emotional story told with real style and passion and a haunting score from John Parish. Co-produced with Tigerlily Films.

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Bunny and the Bull

2009

Written & Directed by Paul King

Bunny & the Bull is a road movie set entirely in a flat. Stephen Turnbull hasn’t been outside in months. Living with a painfully restrictive routine, he refuses to interact with the world or think about the past. When a sudden infestation of mice forces him to change his ways, he finds his mind hurtling back to the disastrous trek around Europe he undertook with his friend Bunny, a womanising, gambling-addicted booze-hound. Unable to stem the flood of memories, Stephen’s flat becomes the springboard for an extraordinary odyssey through landscapes made up of snapshots and souvenirs, from the industrial wastelands of Silesia to the bull fields of Andalusia.

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Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee

2009

Directed by Shane Meadows
Devised by Paddy Considine & Shane Meadows

Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee is an improvised comedy, shot over five days by Shane Meadows, devised with and starring Paddy Considine. Rock roadie and failed musician, Le Donk (Considine) has lived, loved and learned (?). Along the way he’s lost a girlfriend (Olivia Colman) and his life has turned to shit. But…he has found a new sidekick in up-and-coming Nottingham rap prodigy Scor-zay-zee (playing himself). With Meadows’ fly-on-the-wall crew in tow, Donk sets out to make Scor-zay-zee (and himself) a star…with a little help from the Arctic Monkeys…

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Hush

2009

Written & Directed by Mark Tonderai

Tired and irritable, Zakes (Will Ash) and Beth (Christine Bottomley) drive home along the M1. When a white truck narrowly avoids hitting them, its back doors open to reveal a woman terrified and screaming caged up inside. Unsure of what he has seen, Zakes calls the police but drives on. Beth, furious he hasn’t done more to help, storms off at the next petrol station. When she doesn’t return, Zakes realises that she too has been snatched by the truck driver and is forced into a vicious game of cat and mouse with a ruthless killer who has terrifying plans for his human cargo. Co-produced with Fear Factory.

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Curtains

2009

Written & Directed by Julian Barrett & Dan Jemmett

Curtains is the directing debut of Julian Barratt, best known for his role in the TV comedy series The Mighty Boosh. Set in a Norfolk seaside town, the film is a dark comedy. After 50 years as a puppeteer, it’s time for a final curtain call for a heavy drinking, worn-out Punch and Judy man.

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The Mighty Boosh live: Future Sailors Tour

2009

Directed by Paul King

Are you ready to set sail into the future? Climb aboard HMS Boosh, hoist the Perspex anchor, set the controls for the heart of the sun and come navigate the electrical seas with Cyborg Patrick and his neon barnacles. 

The Boosh are mighty and sailing at you, strap your eyes onto your brain double tight cos its gonna get choppy like electric sushi.

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Crack Willow

2008

Written & Directed by Martin Radich

An experimental voyage into a series of physical and psychological states from director Martin Radich. Formally radical and displaying great empathy, the film deals with family, death, loneliness, rage, fear and the everyday negotiation of our own private mindscape.

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Donkey Punch

2008

Directed by Olly Blackburn
Written by Olly Blackburn & David Bloom

DONKEY PUNCH follows three girls on a hedonistic weekend in Spain. They meet a group of lads who take them back to their luxury yacht to carry on the party out at sea. Drink and drugs fuel the highly charged atmosphere on board but the euphoria abruptly ends when sexual boundaries are crossed, resulting in a horrific accidental death. The once idyllic and carefree afternoon rapidly turns to a night of mind games, terror and a frantic fight for survival.

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Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo

2008

Directed by Richard Ayoade

Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo is a cinematic feast - a film that invites the audience to immerse themselves in the style and force of the UK's most striking band as they deliver one of their most intense performances to date. 'Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo' is the 76 minute film of the last gig in the band's acclaimed 2007 world tour, shot at their Manchester Apollo show.

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A Complete History of My Sexual Failures

2008

Directed by Chris Waitt

A Complete History Of My Sexual Failures follows Chris Waitt, an Independent filmmaker, as he interviews his ex-girlfriends to find out why he is such as loser in love. This shockingly honest documentary sees the slacker filmmaker go on a sexual and emotional odyssey in a desperate attempt to solve his innumerable problems.

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Fur TV

2008

Created by Chris Waitt & Henry Trotter

Fur TV is a British sitcom about the residents of Furry Avenue, where people and puppets live side-by-side. The main characters are three puppet housemates - Lapeno, a diminutive but sauve ladies' man; the quiet, lazy, but loyal "Fat Ed", Eddie; and Mervin, a naive loser who's always having to be rescued by his friends.

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This is England

2007

Written & Directed by Shane Meadows

It’s 1983 and school is out. 12-year-old Shaun (Thomas Turgoose) is an isolated lad growing up in a grim coastal town, whose father has died fighting in the Falklands war. Over the course of the summer holiday he finds fresh male role models when those in the local skinhead scene take him in. With his new friends Shaun discovers a world of parties, first love and the joys of Dr Martin boots. Here he meets Combo (Stephen Graham), an older, racist skinhead who has recently got out of prison. As Combo’s gang harass the local ethnic minorities, the course is set for a rite of passage that will hurl Shaun from innocence to experience.

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Dog Altogether

2007

Written & Directed by Paddy Considine

Dog Altogether is the story of Joseph (Peter Mullan), a man who is plagued by a violence and rage that is driving him to self destruction. As he falls further into turmoil Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption that might restore hope to his fractured life. Co-produced with Sigma Films.

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Grow Your Own

2007

Directed by Richard Laxton
Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce & Carl Hunter

Acclaimed screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce (A Cock and Bull Story, Millions, 24 Hour Party People) has teamed up with filmmaker and friend Carl Hunter to create real life, true love and plump vegetables on a city allotment. A refugee family are given a plot to help rehabilitate their traumatised father. At first they are met with suspicion by the people who have passionately worked the gardens for years, but eventually they are accepted into a diverse community united by their love of making things grow. Co-produced with Art in Action.

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Scummy Man

2006

Written & Directed by Paul Fraser

Nina is easy to find. She is on the industrial estate, near the gas tower, She is fifteen, addicted to drugs and on the game. George is one of her nastier punters. His arrival turns the temperature up on her already combusting life. He is the scummiest of scummy men, someone you really don't want to be involved with, at all. A magician and a taxi driver offer Nina a quick fix but doesn't everyone want something in return? She won't take it lying down. Scummy man is a gripping glimpse into the lost and misplaced lives on todays back streets. The film is brutally honest, intense and not afraid.

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Rubber Johnny

2005

Written & Directed by Chris Cunningham

Johnny is a hyperactive, shape-shifting mutant child. Kept locked away in a basement with only his feverish imagination and his terrified dog for company, he finds ways to amuse himself in the dark. Rubber Johnny is the creation of one of the UK’s most imaginative filmmakers, Chris Cunningham. Featuring music by legendary electronic composer Aphex Twin.

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Dead Man’s Shoes

2004

Directed by Shane Meadows
Written by Paddy Considine & Shane Meadows

Richard (Paddy Considine) has always protected his little brother Anthony (Toby Kebbell). Richard is strong and fair, while the loving and gentle Anthony is simple minded. When Richard leaves the rural village where they have grown up, to join the army, Anthony is taken in by Sonny (Gary Stretch), a controlling and vicious local drug dealer, and his gang of lads. 7 years later Richard returns for revenge.

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