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  • Around The World In 80 Gardens Around The World In 80 Gardens | DVD | (07/07/2008) from £9.48  |  Saving you £15.51 (62.10%)  |  RRP £24.99

    In Around The World In 80 Gardens a visually stunning series BBC Two's resident gardening expert Monty Don sets off on an enchanting journey to visit 80 of the world's most celebrated gardens from ancient to modern large to small and grand to humble. The well-known Taj Mahal and Alhambra feature but he also visits the less known gardens that build up a sumptuous picture of the world's horticultural heritage. Episodes Comprise: 1. Mexico And Cuba 2. Australia And New Zealand 3. India 4. South America 5. The United States Of America 6. China And Japan 7. The Mediterranean 8. South Africa 9. Northern Europe 10. South-East Asia

  • 1 - Life On The Limit [Blu-ray] 1 - Life On The Limit | Blu Ray | (17/03/2014) from £8.89  |  Saving you £14.10 (61.30%)  |  RRP £22.99

    Narrated by Michael Fassbender 1: Life on the Limit is an action documentary that evokes the glamour speed danger and excitement of the golden age of Formula 1. In an era when the sport was terrifyingly dangerous the drivers were revered as rock stars with charisma and raw talent however many of them paid the ultimate price. Those who survived racing at this time became leaders standing up to save lives in a sport that was stealing them at a tragic rate. Special Features: Interview with Director Paul Crowder

  • Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) [Masters of Cinema] [Blu-ray] Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) | Blu Ray | (30/01/2015) from £33.99  |  Saving you £36.00 (51.40%)  |  RRP £69.99

    To write a review of a film such as Shoah seems an impossible task: how to sum up one of the most powerful discourses on film in such a way as to make people realise that this is a documentary of immense consequence, a documentary that is not easy to watch but important to watch, a documentary that not only records the facts but bears witness. We are commanded "Never forget"; this film helps us to fulfil that mandate, reverberating with the viewer long after the movie has ended. Yes, Holocaust films are plentiful, both fictional and non-, with titles such as The Last Days, Schindler's List and Life Is Beautiful entering the mainstream. But this is not a film about the Holocaust per se; this is a film about people. It's a meandering, nine-and-a-half-hour film that never shows graphic pictures or delves into the political aspects of what happened in Europe in the 1930s and 40s but talks with survivors, with SS men, with those who witnessed the extermination of 6 million Jews.Director Claude Lanzmann spent 11 years tracking people down, cajoling them into talking, asking them questions they didn't want to face. When soldiers refuse to appear on film, Lanzmann sneaks cameras in. When people are on the verge of breaking down and can't answer any more questions, Lanzmann asks anyway. He gives names to the victims--driving through a town that was predominantly Jewish before Hitler's time, a local points out which Jews owned what. Lanzmann travels the world, speaking to workers in Poland, survivors in Israel, officers in Germany. He is not a detached interviewer; his probings are deeply personal. One man farmed the land upon which Treblinka was built. "Didn't the screams bother you?" Lanzmann asks. When the farmer seems to brush the issues aside with a smile, Lanzmann's fury is noticeable. "Didn't all this bother you?" he demands angrily, only to be told, "When my neighbour cuts his thumb, I don't feel hurt." The responses, the details are difficult to hear but critical nonetheless. Shoahtells the story of the most horrifying event of the 20th century, not chronologically and not with historical detail, but in an even more important way: person by person. --Jenny Brown

  • Andrew Marrs - History Of Mordern Britain - Series 1-2 [DVD] Andrew Marrs - History Of Mordern Britain - Series 1-2 | DVD | (23/11/2009) from £11.98  |  Saving you £17.99 (60.00%)  |  RRP £29.99

    Andrew Marr's History Of Modern Britain: Season 1 & 2

  • Wonders of Life [DVD] Wonders of Life | DVD | (04/03/2013) from £4.39  |  Saving you £15.60 (78.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Professor Brian Cox tells the story of the origins and history of life, from the fundamental laws which govern its creation, to the myriad species that populate our planet. Tracing how light, gravity, time, matter and energy combined 3.7 billion years ago to begin a process which ultimately led to the huge diversity of life we now have on Earth, Prof. Cox visits locations around the world to reveal how life came to adapt and develop in the most unusual and unexpected places.

  • Diana, 7 Days [DVD] [2017] Diana, 7 Days | DVD | (11/09/2017) from £8.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    This landmark 90-minute BBC One documentary tells the inside story of the tumultuous and unprecedented week that followed the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, exploring how she came to have such an extraordinary effect on the nation and people around the world. On the 20th anniversary of her death, the film features in-depth interviews with her sons, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, speaking in detail about that week's events from the moment they heard the news of their mother's death to the day of the funeral itself, as well as reflecting more broadly on her life and what she meant to them both then and now. The film also includes interviews with family members, close friends, political figures and journalists, many of them speaking for the first time about the events of that week.

  • Paris, Texas [Blu-ray] Paris, Texas | Blu Ray | (28/01/2013) from £12.99  |  Saving you £7.00 (35.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Something like a perfect artistic union is achieved in the major components of Paris, Texas: the twang of Ry Cooder's guitar, the lonely light of Robbie Muller's camera, the craggy landscape of Harry Dean Stanton's face. In his greatest role, longtime character actor Stanton plays a man brought back to his old life after wandering in the desert (or somewhere) for four years. He has a 7-year-old son to get to know, and his wife has gone missing. The material is much in the wanderlust spirit of director Wim Wenders, working from a script by Sam Shepard and L.M. Kit Carson. If the long climactic conversation between Stanton and Nastassja Kinski renders the movie uneven and slightly inscrutable, it's hard to think of a more fitting ending--and besides, the achingly empty American spaces stick longer in the memory than the dialogue. Winner of the top prize at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. --Robert Horton

  • George Gently - BBC Series George Gently - BBC Series | DVD | (25/05/2009) from £12.15  |  Saving you £12.84 (51.40%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Inspector George Gently is one of the few good men at Scotland Yard his sense of public duty an increasingly rare commodity in a police force where corruption is rife and unchecked. But his relentless pursuit of notorious gangsters such as Joe Webster (Phil Davis Bleak House) leads to the murder of Gently's beloved wife Isabella a killing arranged by Webster himself in an act of revenge upon Gently. When a grieving Gently learns of the murder of a young biker Johnny Lister (Christian Cooke Where The Heart Is) who was part of a Northumberland drugs ring it has all the hallmarks of a Webster operation and he insists on being given the case deciding it will be his last...

  • The Beaches Of Agnes [DVD] The Beaches Of Agnes | DVD | (22/02/2010) from £6.95  |  Saving you £9.04 (56.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Autobiographical documentary on the life of acclaimed Nouvelle Vague director Agn''s Varda.

  • Forces of Nature [Blu-ray] Forces of Nature | Blu Ray | (01/08/2016) from £10.99  |  Saving you £14.00 (56.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    A bold and breathtaking series taking viewers on a tour of our planet to explain what lies beneath Earth's startling beauty and ultimately what makes our world work. In a perfect combination of accessible science and cutting-edge filming techniques, Forces of Nature explores what makes our world so vibrant and diverse. This ambitious series takes viewers on a global tour in four themed episodes, answering the simplest questions about the complex forces that shape our planet. Why is water blue? How can a shape defy gravity? Why do bees make hexagonal honeycombs? And how do these things affect our own lives? Discover what lies beneath Earth's startling beauty as we reveal the secrets of our cosmos and the natural forces that govern everything within it.

  • The Dictator [DVD] The Dictator | DVD | (24/09/2012) from £4.19  |  Saving you £15.80 (79.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    From the creators of Borat comes the hilarious story of a North African dictator (Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen Borat Brüno Da Ali G Show) who on a visit to New York is stripped of his power and forced to get a real job at a Brooklyn health food store.

  • The David Starkey Collection [DVD] The David Starkey Collection | DVD | (16/11/2009) from £15.35  |  Saving you £24.64 (61.60%)  |  RRP £39.99

    The David Starkey Collection (8 Discs)

  • Baraka (DVD & Blu-ray) Baraka (DVD & Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (14/01/2013) from £N/A  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £19.99

    A stunning collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life, the majority of which involve humanity's many religions.

  • Eugene - Marquis De Sade's Philosophy In The Bourdoir [DVD] Eugene - Marquis De Sade's Philosophy In The Bourdoir | DVD | (28/01/2013) from £6.75  |  Saving you £3.24 (32.40%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Spanish director Jésus Franco directs this controversial sado-masochistic drama regarded by many as his masterpiece. Based on the novel 'Philosophy in the Boudoir' by Marquis De Sade the film tells the story of an innocent young woman Eugenie (Marie Liljedahl) who is taken by her father (Franco regular Jack Taylor) to stay at an island paradise at the request of the elegant Madame de Saint Ange (Maria Rohm) with whom he is obsessed. There Eugenie becomes the unwitting pawn in a game of sexual debauchery and sadomasochistic pleasure as the enigmatic hostess and her stepbrother conspire to corrupt her transforming her from a virginal innocent into a sexually-charged drug-addicted sadist.

  • Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (Repackaged) [DVD] Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (Repackaged) | DVD | (24/09/2012) from £5.69  |  Saving you £14.30 (71.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    <i>'Nothing in the natural world makes sense - except when seen in the light of evolution.'</i> David Attenborough A personal insight from the world's favourite naturalist into Darwin's theory of evolution. This special documentary was made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of 'On The Origin Of Species'. Darwin's great insight - that life has evolved over millions of years by natural selection - has been the corne...

  • The Art of Spain [DVD] The Art of Spain | DVD | (29/11/2010) from £6.99  |  Saving you £13.00 (65.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Art Of Spain

  • History of the Vw Campervan [DVD] History of the Vw Campervan | DVD | (21/03/2011) from £7.65  |  Saving you £2.34 (23.40%)  |  RRP £9.99

    The History of the VW Campervan traces the evolution of the Camper and features campers from every generation and notable variant. This brand new programme is filmed in stunning HD and uses never seen before archive footage from Volkswagen's own museum including the original sketched design and rare TV commercials from the VW Campervans illustrious past.

  • Inside Job [DVD] Inside Job | DVD | (13/06/2011) from £4.49  |  Saving you £15.50 (77.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    As he did with the occupation of Iraq in No End in Sight, Charles Ferguson shines a light on the global financial crisis in Inside Job. Accompanied by narration from Matt Damon, Ferguson begins and ends in Iceland, a flourishing country that gave American-style banking a try--and paid the price. Then he looks at the spectacular rise and cataclysmic fall of deregulation in the United States. Unlike Alex Gibney's fiscal films, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Casino Jack, Ferguson builds his narrative around dozens of players, interviewing authors, bank managers, government ministers, and even a psychotherapist, who speaks to a culture that encourages Gordon Gekko-like behavior, but the number of those who declined to comment, like Alan Greenspan, is even larger. Though the director isn't as combative as Michael Moore, he asks tough questions and elicits squirms from several participants, notably former Treasury secretary David McCormick and Columbia dean Glenn Hubbard, George W. Bush's economic adviser. Their reactions are understandable, since the borders between Wall Street, Washington, and the Ivy League dissolved years ago; it's hard to know who to trust when conflicts of interest run rampant. If Ferguson takes Reagan and Bush to task for tax cuts that benefit the wealthy, he criticizes Clinton for encouraging derivatives and Obama for failing to deliver on the promise of reform. And in the category of unlikely heroes: former governor Eliot Spitzer, who fought against fraud as New York's attorney general (he's the subject of Gibney's documentary Client 9). --Kathleen C. Fennessy

  • Shake Hands With The Devil [2005] Shake Hands With The Devil | DVD | (03/09/2007) from £7.09  |  Saving you £12.90 (64.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    In 100 days - between April 6 and July 16 1994 - an estimated 800 000 men women and children were brutally killed in the obscure African country of Rwanda. The victims - many horrifically hacked to death with machetes - were Tutsi and moderate Hutus who supported them. One man was tasked by the United Nations with ensuring that peace was maintained in Rwanda - Canadian Lieutenant General Romo Dallaire. But unsupported by U.N. headquarters and its Security Council far away in New York Dallaire and his handful of soldiers were incapable of stopping the genocide. After ten years of mental torture reliving the horrors daily and more than once attempting suicide Romo Dallaire has poured out his soul in an extraordinary book. Shake Hands With The Devil is a cri de coeur. The General pulls no punches in his condemnation of top UN officials expedient Belgian policy makers and senior members of the Clinton administration who chose to do nothing as Dallaire pleaded for reinforcements and revised rules of engagement. Dallaire is convinced that with a few thousand more troops and a mandate to act pre-emptively he could have stopped the killings. His impotence at a time of extreme crisis preys on his conscience still. The experienced Canadian documentary production company White Pine Pictures secured the documentary rights to General Dallaire's book and exclusive access to follow him during his first return trip to Rwanda in April 2004 - the 10th anniversary of the genocide. We were there as he revisited the killing fields that haunt him. Shake Hands With The Devil is the most powerful documentary produced about the Rwandan genocide. Unflinching. Gut-wrenching. Challenging. Hard-hitting. This is appointment television for viewers throughout the world who care about human rights and international justice.

  • Monarchy - Series 3 Monarchy - Series 3 | DVD | (01/10/2007) from £6.95  |  Saving you £13.04 (65.20%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Dr. David Starkey continues his epic journey through the history of the British monarchy.

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