Mexico. A brillant imaginative story that has the viewer wondering what is real and what isn`t all the way through the film. I`m very impressed with this director.
(2006) Starring:Sergi Lopez, Ivana Baquero, Maribel Verdu Director:Guillermo del Toro Certificate:
Spanish fantasy story directed by Guillermo del Torro ('Cronos') with stunning sets, shocking scenes and effects - set in the mind's eye of a lonely young girl. Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) is a young girl in a remote mountain village in Spain in 1944 after Franco's ascension to power. To escape the ..read more »
Sweden. A vampire film with a difference. A young boy who is suffering at the hands of bullies develops a relationship with a young vampire who helps him stick up for himself against his tormentors. This is not a teen vampire flick so do not expect a Twilight type film, this is much better!
Let the Right One In
(2009) Starring:Kare Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar Director:Tomas Alfredson Certificate:
Oskar is a bullied 12 year-old boy, longing to extract revenge on his tormentors but unable to build the courage to do it himself. But then he meets a girl called Eli, who gives him the strength he's been looking for. But Eli is not all she seems to be...
France. Fantastic film about 3 youths lives in a mutli-cultural council estate. Gripping, violent, gritty, edgy. If you`ve not seen this one then rent it straight away!
(1995) Starring:Vincent Lindon, Hubert Kounde, Benoit Magimel Director:Mathieu Kassovitz Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
An award-winning account of one crucial day in the life of three ethnically diverse teenagers on a housing estate in Paris. It documents the fierce loathing that exists between the estate's residents and the police, that explodes when the police beat a youngster into a coma. The three young men ..read more »
Japan. This film is a cult classic and its easy to see why. Asian cinema at its best.
(2000) Starring:Takayo Mimura, Aki Inoue, Aki Maeda Director:Kinji Fukasaku Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
In a future where society is on the verge of collapse, the government takes drastic action against the problem of rebellious teenagers in this violent sci-fi opus from Japan. In the year 2002, Japan's economy has taken a dramatic turn for the worse, and massive unemployment and inflation have ..read more »
France. A young man gets more than he bargained for when he gets himself involved in a dangerous game.
13 - Tzameti
(2005) Starring:Jo Prestia, Fred Ulysse, George Babluani Director:Gela Babluani Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Twenty-two-year-old Sebastien leads an impoverished life with his immigrant family constantly struggling to support them. While repairing the roof of a neighbor's house, he overhears a conversation about an expected package which promises to make the household rich. Sensing the opportunity of a ..read more »
Brazil. Gripping film showing the lives of youngsters living in Brazil. Based on true characters and events, this film captures the danger and violence of living in the slums. Shocking to see how young some of these gun weilding killers actually are.
Mexico: An excellent film showing the brutality of the Mexican gangs and the lengths some people go to in an attempt to cross the border into America.
(2009) Starring:Paulina Gaitan, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer Director:Cary Fukunaga Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Acclaimed debut feature from writer/director Cary Fukunaga, focusing on the plight of Hondurans making their way through Mexico to try and start lives for themselves in the US. After a reunion with her father, Honduran teenager Sayra (Paulina Gaitan) decides to travel north to stay with relatives ..read more »
(1992) Starring:Carlos Gallardo, Peter Marquardt, Jaime de Hoyos Director:Robert Rodriguez Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Robert Rodriguez double bill. 'Desperado' is a hyper-violent post western tale of revenge starring Antonio Banderas as a mysterious mariachi. He carries a guitar case full of weapons, which he plans to use to avenge the death of his girlfriend. Aided by his best friend and a beautiful book-store ..read more »
(2003) Starring:Kang Hye-jeong Director:Park Chan-Wook, Chan-wook Park Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Dark, vibrant and twisted revenge thriller by Korean director Chan-Wook Park. Oh Dae-Su (Choi Min-Sik) has never taken his role as husband and father seriously and has just been released from police custody for drunk and disorderly behaviour on his own baby daughter's birthday. When he finds ..read more »