The Splendour of the Pipes features a multifarious combinations of the Pipes & Drums and Military Bands recorded live in their natural environment, the parade ground. Consisting in the main of well-arranged medleys of traditional Scottish tunes including 'Highland Cathedral', 'Amazing Grace' and 'Mull Of Kintyre'.
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Filmed in 1968 during political turbulence in France which culminated in the Paris riots, this is ironically one of Truffaut's most playful and lighthearted films. The third in a series featuring Truffaut's cinematic alter-ego Antoine Doinel, which began with 'Les Quatre Cents Coups', it follows Antoine (Jean-Pierre Láaud) who, having received a dishonourable discharge from the army at the age of 20, works his way through a series of unsatisfactory jobs, as well as a number of transient relationships. Running Time: 90 minutes Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.) Subtitles: English Release Date: 25 Aug. 2014
County Durham during the 1984 miners' strike. Young Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) becomes fascinated with the ballet lessons which are being held in the same hall as his boxing class. The ballet teacher, Mrs Wilkinson (Julie Walters), recognises his potential and encourages him to join her class. As his talent gradually reveals itself, it becomes clear that Billy should be attending the Royal Ballet School in London, but with his father's opposition and the extreme poverty which descends on the area during the strike, Billy's future is far from certain. BAFTA awards were won by both Bell (Best Actor) and Walters (Best Supporting Actress). The Special Edition video also contains a 46 minute documentary about Jamie Bell called 'the Billy Elliot Boy', made by the film's director Stephen Daldry. Running Time: 112 minutes Region: All Regions (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.) Release Date: 19 Sept....
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Rose Byrne, Matthew Le Nevez, Tyler Coppin Australian drama set in 1920s Sydney starring Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne. McHeath (Weaving) rules a criminal empire with a combination of suaveness and savagery that transfixes those around him. The beautiful Iris (Rose Byrne) plays the part of the girl on his arm for the glamour, money and drugs it brings her. However, McHeath has another love, boxing, and is excited to discover a talented and morally upright young fighter, Art Walker (Matthew Le Nevez). Iris is equally impressed by Art and a dangerous game of cat and mouse begins between the three as each strives to gain what they desire… Genre: Film Release Date: 29th October 2012 Year of production: 2008 Director: Jonathan Ogilvie Running Time: 100 min Cat No: 134046 Barcode: 5019322340461 No Disc: 1 Format: DVD
A classic 'noir' adaptation of Raymond Chandler's much-filmed novel. Private detective Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) agrees to rid a wealthy family of a blackmailer who is threatening the younger daughter, but the man is killed before he can act. Drawn nevertheless into the Sternwood family's problems (not least because of his attraction to the elder sister, played by Lauren Bacall), Marlowe uncovers drugs, murder and more blackmail. Running Time: 114 minutes Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Subtitles: Arabic|Bulgarian|Dutch|English|French|German|Italian|Portuguese|Romanian|Spanish Release Date: 1 Jun. 2006
Thought-provoking and constantly surprising, The Casual Vacancy is a dark and moving drama with elements of both comedy and tragedy. When Parish Councilman Barry Fairbrother unexpectedly dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. An English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, Pagford is not what it first seems. What lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war--rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest battle the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations? Find out in this big series about a small town. Region: Region 2 Release Date: 15 Jun. 2015
Laid back cop Lt Remy McSwain (Dennis Quaid) and his partner (Ned Beatty) discover the washed up body of a Mafia hood, and attribute the death to a gangland killing. Assistant District Attorney Anne Osborne (Ellen Barkin) is called in to investigate, and lifts the lid on police corruption, getting heavily involved with McSwain whilst she's raking up the dirt. Running Time: 96 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 10 Aug. 2015
Liam Neeson stars in this historical drama written and directed by Neil Jordan. Set in 1916, the film follows the story of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins (Neeson), telling of his struggle to release Ireland from British rule in the 1920s, his love affair with Kitty Kiernan (Julia Roberts) and political struggles with Sinn Fein president Eamon De Valera (Alan Rickman). Running Time: 127 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 7 Mar. 2016
7 film box set includes: Young Frankenstein Silent Movie High Anxiety History of the World: Part 1 To Be Or Not To Be The Twelve Chairs Life Stinks Running Time: 663 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: Norwegian Release Date: 24/04/2006
The Hound of the Baskervilles (BLU-RAY)
Combining exquisite imagery of both landscape and wildlife and with fine performances from a top-line cast including Eric Porter, Jeremy Kemp, Oscar nominee Rachel Roberts and Bill Travers The Belstone Fox is a captivating film for the whole family. Written and directed by Born Free's James Hill and with original music from the legendary Laurie Johnson it is featured in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.Based on David Rook's acclaimed novel The Ballad of the Belstone Fox (which went on to inspire Disney's The Fox and the Hound) it tells the story of Tag, an orphaned fox cub reared with a litter of foxhound puppies and who forms a close friendship with a pup named Merlin. Years pass and Tag's wily ways keep him safe but when he is eventually cornered he embarks on a course of action which could end in tragedy...SPECIAL FEATURES: Original theatrical...
To travel along the Settle to Carlisle line is to experience one of the most wonderful train journeys of the world. Passing along England s wild Pennine backbone there is plenty to see and discover: not just scenery and steam trains but also rich heritage, castles and houses and the chance to see eagles and halks fly free. We begin our journey in the old market town of Settle in North Yorkshire, before heading up through Stainforth, Horton and Selside. We then continue our journey, passing through Ribblehead and take a look at the famous Riddlehead viaduct on the way into Dent, in Cumbria, the highest mainline station in England, where the viewa are truly spectacular. Next stop is Garsdale, before heading further North still to Aisgill, the highest point of the Settle to Carlisle line and the source of the River Eden, which we can now follow all the way to Carlisle. However there are still some fascinating...
ENID BLYTON THE FAMOUS FIVE FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND A film by Gerald Landan The holidays have finally arrived and Julian, Dick and Ann are looking forward to spending a long hot summer with their feisty tomboy cousin Georgina - or George - as she prefers to be known. But picnics and bike rides are put on hold when George and her new pal Timmy the dog share the secret of a mysterious shipwreck with the others. An exciting discovery is in store for the intrepid Five but they are not alone! Adapted from the first of Enid Blyton's perennially popular Famous Five stories, this ripping adventure tale in eight thrilling instalments is great fun for all the family. Enid Blyton herself was on hand to cast the film which follows the Five as they investigate the secret of the wreck. Chock-full of cliffhangers and mystery, the popular Children's Film Foundation serial remains close to the spirit of the book....
Peter Sellers stars as bolshie trade union leader Fred Kite in this famous – and utterly hilarious – comedy about industrial relations and national strikes. Richard Attenborough, Terry Thomas, Margaret Rutherford, John le Mesurier and Ian Carmichael co-star. Digitally restored edition. ‘[Sellers] brings rare humour and an occasional touch of pathos to the role. Sellers’ strength is that he does not deliberately play for laughs. He produces them from the situations and sharp dialogue.’ – Variety
DVD Special Features English H.O.H Subtitles Interactive Menus Scene Access Audio: English Mono. Running Time: 123 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 28 Feb. 2000
Set during the Mexican revolution in 1913, a government agent is sent to infiltrate the bande of a revolutionary general, win his trust and then assassinate him. Starring Klaus Kinski and Gian Maria Volonte. Running Time: 113 minutes Region: All Regions Release Date: 1 Sept. 2008