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Drama

The rich human condition told with a straight face, this is the mother of all genres. So if it doesn't fit snugly anywhere else it's usually Drama...

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Funny BonesFunny Bones (1995)
Dir. Peter Chelsom
Feat. Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis, Lee Evans
A fascinating ode to laughter and the business of laughter. After failing on the cut-throat Las Vegas circuit, would-be comic Oliver Platt flees the shadow of his famous father (Jerry Lewis) to his hometown of Blackpool, where the key to success may be found in a sobering family secret. A bona fide cult hit…
Love StreamsLove Streams (1984)
Dir. John Cassavetes
Feat. John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel
Rarely-seen film by indie iconoclast John Cassavetes, described by some as he at his self-indugent worst, but praised in other quarters for its inspired eccentricity. A free-wheeling tale of ordinary madness and not-so-quiet desperation, it centres around Cassavetes himself as an alcoholic trash writer…
WandaWanda (1970)
Dir. Barbara Loden
Feat. Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins
The sole writing/directing credit of Barbara Loden, whose command of verite storytelling is matched by her own astonishing performance as a feckless waif who 'wanders' into the disdainful company of a petty crook. Rightfully considered a lost masterpiece of American independent cinema, this presaged the…
Fisherman's FriendsFisherman's Friends (2019)
Dir. Chris Foggin
Feat. Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, David Hayman
Delightful comedy inspired by the true story of ten grizzled Cornish fishermen whose sea shanties unexpectedly became chart toppers after a cynical London music exec turns them into the world's oldest buoy band.
Sorry We Missed YouSorry We Missed You (2019)
Dir. Ken Loach
Feat. Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone
A struggling UK man with a family in debt decides to try self-employment by becoming a delivery driver. A powerful and nuanced drama about the injustice of today's "gig economy" from legendary director Ken Loach.
EmmaEmma (2019)
Dir. Autumn de Wilde
Feat. Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Callum Turner
Adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen novel, from a screenplay by New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton. Lead actress Anna Taylor-Joy is wickedly icy as the handsome and clever Emma, who fancies herself a matchmaker in her Regency-era English village.
Little WomenLittle Women (2019)
Dir. Greta Gerwig
Feat. Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh
The director of LADY BIRD turns her attention to a classic text in the coming-of-age genre, the oft-filmed story based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Her thematically rich adaptation explores the young adult lives of the March sisters in post-Civil War New England with contemporary relevance.