Cinema is returning to our big screens but you can still support us and discover new film experiences from home
Thanks to the support of the Distributors each of the films below is available to rent from home for £9.99, with The Dukes receiving up to 50% of the rental fee.
Director: Alexandre Moratto
Cast: Christian Malheiros, Tales Ordakj
From Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (City of God). Socrates, a handsome 15-year-old, is not just another underage kid living on the margins of society while working the construction sites of São Palo, he has a purpose. Because of the sudden death of his mother, Socrates has had to fend for himself, trying desperately to earn the rent to keep his run-down apartment and remain out of the clutches of social services and his estranged father
SOCRATES is the debut feature film from Brazilian-American director Alexandre Moratto. It is the first feature produced by the Querô Institute in Brazil where it was co-written, produced, and acted by at-risk teenagers with the support of UNICEF.
Director: Mounia Meddour
Cast: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda
Underground discos thud to the beat of dance music as men and women dress to the nines and slip through checkpoints to party the night away. Meanwhile, fingers on triggers, tensions mount between armed police forces and anti-government guerillas. This is Algiers in the 1990’s, and what headstrong fashion student Nedjma, ‘Papicha’ to her friends, doesn’t know, is that her life is about to change forever...
Lifting the lid on the radical events of the Algerian Civil War, Mounia Meddour’s ‘Papicha’ follows the trials and tribulations of a group of determined young women as they come face to face with a new, dangerous reality.
Perfect 10 (15)
Director: Eva Riley
Cast: Frankie Box, Alfie Duggan
2019 | 83 min | UK
14-year-old Leigh (Frankie Box) lives with her neglectful father on the outskirts of Brighton. She’s a talented gymnast, training hard for her first competition. When an older half-brother appears at her house one night, Leigh’s lonely existence is altered.
A White, White Day (15)
Director | Hlynur Palmason
With | Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir Subtitles
A gripping story of grief, revenge and unconditional love, this Icelandic thriller follows an off-duty police chief who begins to suspect a local man of having an affair with late wife. As his obsession with finding out the truth begins to grow, he begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
“...has a way of keeping you off balance and on the edge of your seat” The Guardian
Rent A White, White Day by clicking the button in the top right corner of the trailer.
Family Romance, LLC. (12A)
Director | Werner Herzog
With | Ishii Yuichi, Mahiro Tanimoto
Love is a business at Family Romance, a company that rents human stand-ins for an occasion to help make dreams come true. But when company founder Yuichi Ishii is hired by the mother of a 12-year-old girl to impersonate her missing father, the line between reality and acting threatens to blur.
“It's enthralling, unsettling and typically Herzogian” Time Out
The Traitor (15)
Director | Marco Bellocchio
With | Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio
A compelling gangster epic that tells the extraordinary real-life story of Tommaso Buscetta, the so-called “boss of the two worlds”, who became Sicily’s first major mafia informant, back in the 1980s.
“...epic Scorsese-esque study of the Sicilian mafia” Times
The Atom: A Love Affair
Director | Vicki Lesley
With | Lily Cole
This ambitious documentary sheds new light on the present and future of nuclear power by delving deep into the story of its past. Revealing the West’s rollercoaster love-hate relationship with nuclear power since the end of WWII, it’s a sweeping story of technological obsession, political imperatives and powerful, conflicting passions.
Use the code DUKEATOM to rent this documentary.
The Perfect Candidate (PG)
Director | Haifaa Al-Mansour
With | Nora Al Awadh, Dae Al Hilali
Following her revolutionary debut film Wadjda, the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and biopic Mary Shelley, director Haifaa Al-Mansour returns with this tale of one young Saudi woman’s surprise run for office, challenging not only the system but also herself.
“Fiery and headstrong” The Guardian
System Crasher (15)
Director | Nora Fingscheidt
With | Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch
The award-winning, wrenching story of Benni, a young foster child whose untamed energy and anger at being left in the system pushes everyone around her to their limits. It’s a no-holds-barred, deeply humane glimpse into the fraught and at times impossible world of child protection services.