first world war

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Lawrence of Arabia (1962) – Director’s Cut

With Oscar winning cinematography, magnificent locations, Maurice Jarre’s famed score and a screenplay based on Lawrence’s own writings, David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia is a masterpiece. Over the years the film was heavily cut, but in 1988 a reconstruction of the film was undertaken. David Lean and original editor Anne V. Coates then worked on the film to create Lean’s Director’s Cut. It is this version that has now been lovingly digitally restored by Sony Pictures Entertainment, ensuring that the film will be seen as it was meant to be, for the first time since its initial release. Continue reading

The Awakening (2011)

Florence Cathcart is a renowned ‘ghost hunter’ in post First World War England. Traumatised by the loss of her beau in the Great War she makes it her mission in life to expose the charlatans that prey on the grief-stricken by charging for séances. Indeed the first scene of the film demonstrates Cathcart (played by … Continue reading


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