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Depressing and realistic family drama about the struggles of unemployment and poverty in 1930s Lancashire. The 20-year-old Kerr gives an emotionally charged performance as Hardcastle, one of the cotton workers trying to make life better. Interlaced with humour that brings a ray of sunshine to the pervasive bleakness, this remains a powerful social study of life between the wars, and was a rare problem picture to come out of Britain at the time.
This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they’ve brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets are revealed and family bonds are tested. As their lives converge, they join together and help each other discover the true meaning of family.
It is the story of a young man Steve Wilson who wants to put his troubled past behind him. His passion is music and he gets a chance to hit the big time. An old friend Jack Spider recently escaped from prison, driven by greed, drags our hero back to a life he thought he had left behind. The record deal is waiting. A life saving chance for him and his daughter. Will he get there to sign up or will his worst nightmare come back to haunt him.
A prominent fashion photographer returns to her small town roots at the request of a friend. Surrounded by both memories and loved ones, she must consider a choice between a successful future and rekindling both the love of her life and of her home.
When a father and son are forced to squat in an empty London council estate scheduled for demolition, 14-year-old Tommy starts to hear strange noises coming from the boarded-up flat next door… While Tommy struggles to reconnect with his deteriorating father, and glean where his mum might have gone, introverted Tommy makes an unlikely new friend in ballsy, street-smart Carmen. She is everything he isn’t. And together they start to unravel the chilling truth behind the sounds coming through Tommy’s bedroom wall and the bizarre things that Tommy has started seeing. Eventually Tommy & Carmen break in and find the next door flat empty. But the hauntings only escalate and when Mark is injured and taken into hospital, Tommy finds himself alone on the estate. He realises he’s in way over his head. What does the malign force want…? The truth is more terrifying than Tommy could imagine. From the producer of THE BORDERLANDS, a tensely plotted, superbly acted, gritty urban supernatural horror.
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