Maxine Peake

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d

Fanny Lye Deliver’d
IMDb: 6.2
110

Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great personal cost. Living a life of Puritan stricture with husband John and young son Arthur, Fanny Lye's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of two strangers in need, a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.

Genre: Drama, History, N/A
Gwen

Gwen

Gwen
IMDb: 6.0
84 min

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the dark hills of Wales during the industrial revolution.

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Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.5
154 min

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

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Genre: Drama, History
Funny Cow

Funny Cow

Funny Cow
IMDb: 6.5
103 min

A woman who has a funny bone for a backbone, Funny Cow charts the rise of a female stand-up comic who delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure in the sometimes violent and always macho clubs of Northern England in the \'70s.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
A Midsummer Nights Dream

A Midsummer Nights Dream

A Midsummer Nights Dream
IMDb: 6.4
90 min

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse, with all their comic rivalries. And beyond Athens, in the wild woods, dark forces are stirring...

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The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
IMDb: 7.7
123 min

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

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Genre: Best 2014
The Falling

The Falling

The Falling
IMDb: 5.4
102 min

It\'s 1969 at a strict English girls\' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.

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Run & Jump

Run & Jump

Run & Jump
IMDb: 6.3
102 min

After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process.

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Genre: Drama
Svengali

Svengali

Svengali
IMDb: 5.7
90 min

Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts them down and offers them his management services. They are young, arrogant, sexy and utterly magnificent. Putting their demo on a cassette tape, Dixie heads out onto the streets of London…

Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.

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Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck\'s novel \'Of Mice and Men\'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant of a man with a mental age of seven. When Danny finds himself in debt to a local crime boss, he feels he is left with no choice but to manipulate Joseph into participating in a series of underground cage fights from which Danny can pay his debts.

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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the Police when they discover they not only have The Ripper to catch, but a copycat killer is also at large. Assistant Chief Constable of the Manchester Police, Peter Hunter, is called in to oversee the West Yorkshire Police\'s Ripper investigation, with the help of John Nolan and Helen Marshall, both detectives from the Manchester Police, they decide to go back and look at the crime reports from the Rippers victims to see what they could have missed.

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Clubbed

Clubbed

Clubbed
IMDb: 6.8
95 min

An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

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All or Nothing

All or Nothing

All or Nothing
IMDb: 7.5
128 min

Penny\'s love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...

Genre: Comedy, Drama