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Flashback: Season 2006/07

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Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. A cracking full-length adventure with the nation’s favourite plasticine characters.

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Walk the Line

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

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Le Grand Voyage

Reda, a 17 year old French-Moroccan, and his old father drive from the south of France to Mecca in order for the father to do his pilgrimage and make the hajj in Mecca. At first distant, they gradually learn to know each other on this emotional journey.

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The Castle

A Melbourne family is very happy living where they do, near the Melbourne airport (according to Jane Kennedy, it's "practically their back yard"). However, because of a compulsory purchase order for an airport extension, they are forced to leave their beloved home by the Government and airport authorities. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight to remain in their house, taking their case as far as the High Court.

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Munich

Speilberg's epic about the events at the 1972 Olympics. Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

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Kinky Boots

A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat. One of those quintessential British comedies, based on a true story.

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The Constant Gardener

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. Strong drama about trying to expose the truth about pharmaceutical companies’ exploitation of Africa.

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Transamerica

A pre-operative male-to-female transsexual takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.

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Tsotsi

Powerful South African drama about the repercussions and consequences of a car-jacking. This follows six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

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Good Night, and Good Luck

Atmospheric Clooney black and white drama about Ed Morrow fighting the tide of McCarthyism in 1954.

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The History Boys

Cinematic version of Alan Bennett's acclaimed play set in 1980s Sheffield where an unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys pursue sex, sport, and higher education.

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Zathura

Family adventure suitable for both young and old. Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space because of the board game they are playing.

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Cars

Wheely good fun in this animated adventure from Pixar, with the voices of Owen Wilson, Paul Newman and Michael Keaton, which follows the drama of Lightning McQueen as he becomes distracted from winning the Piston Cup.

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Mon Oncle

Jacques Tati's second film as Monsieur Hulot and the chaotic events involving his nephew, sister and brother-in-law in various escapades when he visits their technology-driven world. He can't quite fit into the surroundings.

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Hoodwinked

A retelling of the classic, Little Red Riding Hood, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. For this story, begins at the end. Furry and feathered cops from the animal world investigate a domestic disturbance at Granny's cottage, involving a girl, a wolf, and an axe. Is this case tied to the elusive "Goody Bandit" who has been stealing the recipes of goody shops everywhere?

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Wah Wah

Set at the end of the '60s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from Great Britain, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14. It is written and directed by Richard E Grant, and based on true events from Richard E Grant's childhood.

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U-Carmen eKhayelitsha

Sung entirely in the Xhosa language, a rousing and imaginative adaptation of Bizet's opera. Preceded by a special african themed buffet by Sagebury Cheese of Frome.

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