Privilege. Ambition. Desire. At Brideshead Everything Comes at a Price. A heartbreaking romantic epic, this adaptation of Evelyn Waugh€'s classic novel tells an evocative story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence. Oxford 1925. The unworldly undergraduate Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) is befriended by the flamboyant and aristocratic Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw), son of Lord and Lady Marchmain (Michael Gambon and Academy Award-Winner Emma Thompson), and is thrilled by an invitation to Brideshead, the Marchmain€'s magnificent ancestral home. Beguiled by his surroundings, Charles is entranced by the opulent house and the glamourous world of this eccentric family. While Lord Marchmain lives in Venice with his mistress, Lady Marchmain runs the house, the failure of her marriage redoubling the fierce Catholic faith imposed on her children €“ Sebastian and the beautiful Julia (Hayley Atwell). As Charles€'s infatuation moves from the provocative Sebastian to the sophisticated Julia, it is a faith with which he finds himself increasingly at odds€ Running Time: 130 minutes Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Subtitles: English Release Date: 9 Mar. 2009
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10 CD box set of recordings made by Country music legend Hank Williams. All the numbers that made the US County & Western charts are to be found here, alongside many hard-to-find songs. Release Date: N/A
Written by and starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, this show features one of the most successful comedy duos in Britain. In this massively popular and hysterically funny series, Dawn and Jennifer present curious film classics, ridiculous dance routines, and fast and funny sketches. Special guest stars in the series include Jerry Hall, Alison Moyet, Kirsty McColl, Lulu, Dusty Springfield, and Lenny Henry. The show has won four BAFTAs, three RTS awards and a British Comedy award. When series 6 aired in 2004, 5.3 million viewers on average watched it on BBC1. Running Time: 1170 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: Old English Release Date: 10 Mar. 2008
The Roder family find their loyalty split as the Nazis rise to power. Dr Roder, an eminent throat specialist, detests the Nazis but his wife Irena is seduced by the glamour of Berlin. With the help of Hans, a young man whose girlfriend has been brutalised by Nazi storm troopers, Dr Roder sets up Freedom Radio, beaming anti-Nazi messages into the heart of the Reich. Running Time: 90 minutes Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Release Date: 8 Feb. 2010
Inspirational and poignant story of a vibrant, determined young woman on a journey From Goya Award Winner and internationally acclaimed director Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes), The Olive Tree follows a wilful and spirited young woman named Alma who embarks on a journey from the East coast of Spain to Germany in order to retrieve an ancient olive tree precious to her ailing grandfather. With the help of a variety of friends & new acquaintances, she pulls everyone she encounters into her plan with unexpected consequences for all involved. The powerful feature film which stars Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiurrez and Pep Ambras was written by Paul Laverty, winner of the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival for Sweet Sixteen. Laverty is also well-known for penning Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winner The Wind that Shakes the Barley, the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize Winner The Angels'...
After an early career amongst the political elite of Cold War Russia, Alexander Ivanov has lived in America for forty years and has managed to bury the tragic memories surrounding his charismatic late wife, Katya or so he believes. For into his life come two women one who will start to open up the heart he has protected for so long; another who is determined to uncover the truth about what really happened to Katya all those years ago. And so we journey back to the snowbound streets of post-Stalinist Moscow what is revealed is a precarious, dangerous world of secrets and treachery. Running Time: 93 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 19 Sept. 2016