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DVD:The Fencer:2017
Year 2017
Description: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (Estonian, Russian, Armenian), Subtitles (English) Made in 2015 Mart Avandi stars as Endel Nelis in this drama about the Estonian fencer's life. Beginning after the Second World War in 1953, the film follows Endel as he flees the secret police in Leningrad and moves to the small town of Haapsulu where he takes up a post as a PE teacher and starts an after-school fencing club for his pupils. In his quest to teach them his great passion of fencing, Endel faces opposition from the school's principal (Hendrik Toompere) who wants to see the sport banned. Eager to stop Endel, the principal begins digging into his past to discover the true reason for his arrival in Haapsulu. Undeterred by the hostility, Endel presses on with his plans to let the children compete in a national fencing tournament back in Leningrad. Certificate PG Estonian with English subtitles
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DVD:Miss Sloane:2017
Year 2017
Description: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English) Made in 2016 John Madden directs this thriller, telling the story of Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain), a highly talented lobbyist determined to advance gun control measures in the United States. Sloane has a reputation as formidable, cunning and ultimately successful. But she has never faced opposition quite like this before, and this bout places her career in jeopardy. The cast also includes Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sam Waterston. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Chastain). Certificate 15
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DVD:My Life as a Courgette:2017
Year 2017
Description: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Languages (French), Subtitles (English) Made in 2016 Claude Barras co-writes and directs this animated adventure adapted from the novel by Gilles Paris. Following the sudden death of his alcoholic mother, traumatised nine-year-old Courgette (voice of Gaspard Schlatter) is befriended by helpful policeman Raymond (Michel Vuillermoz) and taken to a foster home filled with children of a similar age and with equally tough backgrounds. After making friends with fellow orphans Ahmed (Raul Ribera) and Alice (Estelle Hennard), Courgette becomes besotted with newcomer Camille (Sixtine Murat), who arrives at the home after witnessing the tragic murder of her parents. However, when Camille's shady aunt then tries to get custody of her niece and take her away, Courgette and his new companions are forced to spring into action and quickly devise a plan to interfere. Certificate PG English/French with English subtitles
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Book:The Fall of the House of Usher, and other writings, Poems, tales, essays and reviews:2003
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Author: Galloway, David
Year 2003
Description: This selection of Poe's critical writings, short fiction and poetry demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind.
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