2008-09

Season Summary

According to the scores received on the feedback forms from our members, these are the most and least popular films of the season, scored out of a maximum 5 points. You can see how we calculate the score here. Click on a film to read the details, notes and responses for that film.

MOST POPULAR FILM


Water
Film Score = 4.84

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Films this Season

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21-Apr-2009
Bread and Tulips

A 40-something bored housewife is left stranded at a bus stop while on holiday and hitchhikes to Ven…

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07-Apr-2009
Water

A heartfelt denunciation of the plight of widows in pre-independence India. Mehta deftly lays bare t…

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31-Mar-2009
Kenny

'Mockumentary from Oz. about a philosophical chap who's in the toilets rental business. A comedy and…

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24-Feb-2009
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Two young women share a room at university in Romania during the last years of communism. One (Gabot…

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03-Feb-2009
Blame it on Fidel

Nine-year-old Anna's parents decide to make political conscience guide their lives. Soon Anna is sha…

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27-Jan-2009
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

An epic tale of love, family, jealousy and revenge set in the Canadian Arctic. Based on an Inuit leg…

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13-Jan-2009
Lars and the Real Girl

In this sweet and slightly off-centre comedy, the timid and introverted Lars believes that his life-…

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16-Dec-2008
Honeydripper

An intelligent and beautifully crafted film set in rural Alabama in the 1950s covering the birth of …

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02-Dec-2008
The Counterfeiters

A true story. At the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, barracks were transformed into Nazi counterfe…

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18-Nov-2008
The Assassination of Jesse James

Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck star as the victim and killer in this 21st c. take on the great 19th c. …

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04-Nov-2008
Hidden

Daniel Auteuil and Juliette Binoche play a successful couple who are mysteriously sent videotapes of…

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21-Oct-2008
Once

A Dublin busker falls for the naïve charms of a Czech immigrant in this lyrical love story. An …

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07-Oct-2008
Persepolis

Witty and heartfelt animations set during the Islamic revolution in Iran. A country tears itself apa…

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30-Sep-2008
In Bruges

Ken, a hitman with a history, and new-to-the-profession Ray are sent to Bruges after Ray's bullets c…

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16-Sep-2008
After the Wedding

Danish émigré Jacob Petersen runs an orphanage helping street children in India which …

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