When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) and Elise Wassermann (Clámence Poásy) are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. However, as the case takes a surreal turn, a series of elaborate killings force the French and British police into uneasy partnership. Despite cultural divides, they find common ground in the race to stop a serial killer who has no boundaries. Using increasingly ingenious methods to highlight five truths about our morally bankrupt society, the murderer draws Karl and Elise ever deeper into a powerful, personal and deadly agenda. A compelling and sophisticated thriller set against the backdrop of Europe in crisis, from the makers of Broadchurch, Spooks and Life on Mars. Running Time: 500 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 15 Feb. 2016
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The Pink Panthers are the world's most successful diamond thieves - having stolen more than $330 million worth of jewels from boutiques in the world's most opulent cities. With incredible unprecedented access, gang members Mike and Lela tell their story using a unique and cutting edge animation style (for obvious reasons they wouldn t show their faces). In addition we see an interview with Lucky, a courier, and Mr Green the fence, or final link in the illicit diamond trade. Intercut with their stories are Inspector Yaan Glassey of the Geneva Anti-Criminal Brigade and Captain Hervá Conan of the Paris police. They describe their ambitions and achievements in the global mission to track the gang down and take them to court. Smash & Grab the inside story of the world s most infamous criminal gang. Running Time: 75 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 28 Oct. 2013
In 1917, Frances Griffiths arrives in Yorkshire to stay with her uncle Arthur Wright (Paul McGann), his wife, Polly, and daughter Elsie. Elsie and Frances assert that they have seen fairies while playing in the garden, and produce photographs of them which are authenticated by an expert. The pictures attract the attention of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Peter O'toole), who believes them to be genuine, and escapologist Harry Houdini (Harvey Keitel), who is sceptical. Before long, journalist John Ferret (Tim McInnerny) is investigating the girls' photographs, determined to prove that they are fakes. Running Time: 99 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 23 Mar. 2015
Comic genius, Leonard Rossiter heads the cast of this enduringly popular comedy of lodgers versus their miserly landlord. With lecherous but lovable landlord, Rigsby obsessed with lovelorn spinster, Ruth Jones and her own affections tangled with African Prince, Philip and later the sophisticated, brylcreem-ed newcomer, Seymour, this hilarious comedy works its way out of the rising damp of requited love. Watch as the wallpaper develops a deeper shade of yellow and the dust layer gains another inch, from the first series through to the highly entertaining movie. Episodes include: All Our Yesterdays Charisma Black Magic Rooksby Night Cut Stand up and be Counted The Prowler The Cocktail Hour Fawcett's Python Suddenly at Home That's my Boy Stage Struck Clunk Click The Good Samaritans A Perfect Gentleman Last of the Big Spenders Things that go bump in the Night Pink Carnations Under the Influence Come on...
Career-soldier Wilhelm, his pacifist younger brother Friedhelm, and their friends Charlotte, Viktor and Greta say farewell in the summer of 1941 in Berlin, with the promise to meet again after the war. Wilhelm and his brother have been ordered to the eastern front, Charlotte will join them as a nurse in a field hospital there. In Berlin, Greta makes a name for herself as a singer, with the help of a high-ranking party official. Her Jewish boyfriend, Viktor is despatched to a concentration camp in the east. Little do they know how much the unfathomable experiences, deprivations and terrors of the war will change them. It is the experiences of friendship and betrayal, belief and disappointment, illusion and insight, guilt and responsibility that will change their lives forever. Running Time: 274 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 12/05/2014