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Artist Film, Documentary, Science Fiction and Fantasy, War Films
English / French / Japanese (English subtitles)
A videogame-inspired film that's quite unlike any other, this thought-provoking piece from visionary filmmaker Chris Marker uses the concept of a game based on real events to explore our relationship to history, and how technology distorts the past even as it makes it accessible. Writer Laura is grieving for her dead lover and is determined to finish the game he created; this leads her to research the horrors of the battle for Okinawa in the Second World War, during which Japanese civilians were encouraged to take their own lives rather than submit to American forces.
Haunting film made up of still photographs set after a nuclear war, with scientists trying to send people back through time to find how it happened.
11+ years 28 mins
This companion to Flags of Our Fathers tells the story of the WWII battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima from the point of view of the Japanese.
14+ years 134 mins
Drama in which a young Scottish woman puts her name to her dead boyfriend's novel manuscript, takes his money and travels to Ibiza to party.
16+ years 93 mins
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