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Documentary, Short Films
This short, acclaimed black-and-white British documentary from the 1930s centres on a mail train travelling from London to Scotland to drop and collect mail. Made by the General Post Office Film Unit (GPO), who were known for a surprisingly daring experimental style and put a lyrical spin on what could otherwise have been a yawn-inducing topic. Famed English poet W.H. Auden was enlisted to write a poem and composer Benjamin Britten to create music. The rhythm of the poem imitates the clattering wheels of the train, picking up speed to a breathless pace before slowing.
Classic mystery thriller from Hitchcock in which two train passengers decide to see if they can get away with murder.
11+ years 98 mins
The tale of an innocent railway apprentice in Czechoslovakia during World War II, we follow his various adventures as tries to become a man.
14+ years 93 mins
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A collection of some of the most important documentary films from throughout cinema history.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films31
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