A warm, funny, feel-good series about a family's adventures on a gorgeous Greek island when they uproot from their English home in the hope of a better life. Based on Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoverished but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to seek out a new destiny for her family when her options in late 1930s England seem to be limited to struggling on or marrying a wealthy but dreary older man. Concerned that the lives of her four children', ranging in age from 11 to 21, are heading down the wrong track, she relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun. This beautifully-shot series follows the family as they adjust to their new life, face a whole new set of challenges and meet new friends, rivals, lovers “ and animals. Running Time: 265 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 23/05/2016
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The third installment of JEAN-CLAUDE BRISSEAU s loose trilogy (after Secret Things (Choses Secrá¨ts) and Exterminating Angels) A L AVENTURE once more explores the question of sex, desire and lust. Sandrine is sexually unsatisfied by her boyfriend. Through Greg, a young psychologist, she will meet Sophie, who intrigues Sandrine with accounts of her sexual experimentation. Perplexed, Sandrine will follow her onto dangerous paths of hypnosis, where she will witness orgasmic ecstasy. Running Time: 102 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 22 Jun. 2009
A highly popular police procedural drama from the turn of the '70s and notable as one of the earliest British television dramas to feature a female detective in a leading role Fraud Squad features the work of Detective Inspector Gamble and his aide, Detective Sergeant Vicky Hicks: Metropolitan officers on the trail of the con-men and fraudsters who operate at all levels of society.Featuring guest appearances by Richard Vernon, George Baker, Dandy Nichols and Maigret star Rupert Davies among others, this second series showcases a further 13 episodes in which Gamble and Hicks hunt down the sharks and sometimes the minnows inhabiting the murky world of international fraud. Originally made in colour, only two episodes still exist in this state the remaining eleven are brand-new transfers from the monochrome telerecordings made for overseas sales. Running Time: 665 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date:...
Release Date: 17 April 2017 Soviet soldier turned bureaucrat Igor Gouzenko is assigned to his first overseas posting in 1943 to Ottawa, Canada, as a cipher clerk for the military attachá, their offices in a secret wing of the Soviet embassy. Igor is not to tell anyone what he does for a living, he given a cover story which he is to recite even when questioned by his own people. He and his wife Anna Gouzenko are supposed to be cordial to their Canadian neighbors and associates, but not fraternize or befriend them, as they are still considered the enemy, despite both countries being on the same side in the war. Igor follows his instructions to a T, but it is more difficult for Anna, who does not have the distraction of work during the day, and who can see that their neighbors are not their enemies but good people much like themselves. Over the next few years, Igor sees that what is happening around...
All six episodes from the third series of the travel programme presented by Paul Murton. Scotland was once avoided by travellers due to its hostile environment but many changes have taken place since the beginning of tourism in the country two centuries ago. Using the Victorian book 'Black's Picturesque Guide to Scotland', Paul goes on six different tours to discover how the country became a destination of choice for many. Along the way he explores Scottish history and visits locations such as the Isle of Arran, Glen Affric, Alloway and Ben Nevis. The episodes are: 'Scotland in Miniature - The Isle of Arran', 'the Feminine Touch', 'A Walk On the Wild Side', 'A Bed for the Night', 'From Burns to Butlins' and 'It's Just Like Switzerland'. Running Time: 180 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 05/05/2014
Woody Allen writes and directs this comedy drama starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Steve Carell. Set in the 1930s, the film follows Bobby (Eisenberg), a young New Yorker who travels to Los Angeles to work for his uncle Phil (Carell), a prominent Hollywood agent. In L.A. Bobby meets and falls for Phil's secretary Vonnie (Stewart), who, unfortunately, is already taken. Returning home, Bobby gets a job at his gangster brother Ben (Corey Stoll)'s nightclub where he becomes enthralled by New York's high society. The cast also features Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Jeannie Berlin and Ken Stott. Running Time: 96 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 26 Dec. 2016