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          Supernova
            

          Supernova (DVD, M)

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          A heart-rending modern love story about a couple struggling with a diagnosis of early-onset dementia, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci deliver beautifully tender performances in Supernova. Sam (Academy Award winner Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci, The Children Act BFF18) have... spent twenty years together, and they are as passionately in love as they have ever been. However, in the two years since Tusker was diagnosed, their lives have had to change. As Tuskers condition has progressed, Sam has been forced to place his life on hold and become his partners full-time carer, and their time together has become the most important aspect of their lives. Together, they plan a road trip through England while Tusker is still able to travel, to reconnect with friends and family and visit the places of their past. As their journey progresses, their individual ideas for their future begin to collide. Secrets are uncovered, private plans unravel and their love for each other is tested like never before. Featuring stunning cinematography, Supernova is an intimate drama about love and mortality written and directed by award-winning actor turned filmmaker Harry Macqueen.
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          DVD Code MMA6937
          Barcode 9322225241930
          Released NZ 12 Aug 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Lorna Doone
            

          Lorna Doone (DVD, PG)

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          One of the great love stories of English literature is retold in this powerful television adaptation, directed by Andrew Grieve (Hornblower) and starring Clive Owen (Children of Men), Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings), Polly Walker (Rome) and Billie Whitelaw (Napoleon and Love). ...Based on R.D. Blackmore's classic novel set during the turbulent times of King Charles II, the production tells of John Ridd, a young West Country yeoman whose father has been killed by the Doones a clan of aristocratic but murderous outlaws inhabiting a neighbouring valley. John's search for vengeance is complicated by his feelings for Lorna, a daughter of the Doone clan; behind the romance and adventure lie the richer themes of retribution and forgiveness, as John is ultimately able to heal the scars left by the killing of his father through his love for Lorna.
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          DVD Code VVE2573
          Barcode 9337369025735
          Released NZ 10 Jun 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Gourmet Detective - Roux The Day
            

          Gourmet Detective - Roux The Day (DVD, M)

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          In The Gourmet Detective: Roux The Day, a culinary whiz uses his mastery of food, drink and cooking to solve crimes of the culinary world. Henry is hired to authenticate and purchase a long lost and very valuable recipe book. Soon Henry and Maggie find themselves in a murder myst...ery where secrets hidden within a treasured book have dire consequences for all who own it.
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          DVD Code VVE2512
          Barcode 9337369025124
          Released NZ 30 Sep 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Martin Eden
            

          Martin Eden (DVD, M)

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          Bold and dazzling, acclaimed writer/director Pietro Marcellos multi award-winning drama MARTIN EDEN provocatively transposes Jack Londons 1909 novel about a self-taught and outspoken writer out of the American West and into a pivotal moment in Italys pre-war history. Thirty-somet...hing sailor Martin Eden (remarkable newcomer Luca Marinelli) is inspired to remake himself as a novelist, following a chance encounter with the sophisticated, wealthy Elena (the luminous Jessica Cressy). She immediately becomes not only the object of his passionate affections, but also the symbol of the status Martin aspires to achieve. Pursuing his newfound social and literary obsessions, Martin abandons his friends and working-class roots without hesitation, but eventually undergoes a political awakening that triggers yet another change. A passionate and enthralling cinematic achievement in the tradition of Rossellini and Visconti, Pietro Marcellos enveloping and superbly-mounted fable interweaves historical footage with an extraordinary production design of his own. The films ideas are universal and timeless: the hypocrisy of class, the disillusionment of ideologies, the limits of romanticism and realism, and the question of what it means, ultimately, to be an individual.
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          DVD Code PAL216
          Barcode 9322225241817
          Released NZ 12 Aug 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Antoinette In The Cevennes
            

          Antoinette In The Cevennes (DVD, M)

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          An Official Selection of the 2020 Cannes International Film Festival, writer/director Caroline Vignals hilarious and life-affirming romantic comedy stars the wonderful Laure Calamy (Call My Agent!, Sibyl) as a woman who finds herself on a journey of self-discovery in somewhat une...xpected circumstances.
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          DVD Code PAL215
          Barcode 9322225241800
          Released NZ 21 Oct 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Then Came You
            

          Then Came You (DVD, TBC)

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          Annabelle Wilson (Kathie Lee Gifford, The First Wives Club) is suddenly widowed after a 32-year marriage to her husband, Fred. They have lived on Nantucket the entire time, running their hardware store and going to the movies every week.While reading his last will and testament s...he discovers that upon his death he wishes to be cremated and have his ashes put in a box of chocolates because Forrest Gump was his favorite movie.This discovery begins a whole new season of her life where she sets out to fulfill her own long, lost dreams.She makes a list of their favorite 20 movies, sells her house and the hardware store, and leaves her life on Nantucket behind forever. She travels to Scotland first, in honor of BRAVEHEART,where she meets a crusty Inn owner named Lord Howard Awd (Craig Ferguson, The Drew Carey Show). Annabelle is immediately stunned and seduced by the sheer power and passionate beauty of the Scottish countryside.Polar opposites, Annabelle and Howard spend one week discovering secrets theyve never shared and develop an unlikely friendship. Will it lead to a last chance at love for both of them? Theres a complication: Howard is scheduled to be married at the end of the week!
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          DVD Code DAVID4298
          Barcode 9344256021879
          Released NZ 22 Sep 2021
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Ema
            

          Ema (DVD, R16)

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          One of contemporary cinemas most exciting and award-winning directors, the remarkable Pablo Larran (No, Jackie, Neruda) unites Gael Garca Bernal with striking newcomer Mariana Di Girolamo in EMA, an immersive and incendiary new drama about art, desire, performance and family, set... in the vibrant dance world of the port city of Valparaso, Chile.
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          DVD Code PAL219
          Barcode 9322225242357
          Released NZ 14 Oct 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Here Comes Mr. Jordan
            

          Here Comes Mr. Jordan (DVD, TBC)

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          Boxer Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery, Night Must Fall) is killed in a plane crash on the way to a championship fight. Unfortunately, Joe wasn't supposed to die and is brought up to heaven too soon by an overeager angel (Edward Everett Horton, Arsenic and Old Lace). The angel's ...boss, Mr. Jordan (Claude Rains, Casablanca), sends Joe back to earth in the body of a murdered playboy to straighten out his life and resume his boxing career. Along the way, he meets an idealistic young woman (Evelyn Keyes, The Seven Year Itch) and falls head over heels in love.
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          DVD Code DAVID4363
          Barcode 9344256022524
          Released NZ 20 Oct 2021
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Dawn At Socorro Six Shooter Classics
            

          Dawn At Socorro Six Shooter Classics (DVD, TBC)

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          A retired gunfighter (Rory Calhoun, How To Marry A Millionaire) and a saloonkeeper (David Brian, Beyond The Forest) play cards, with the saloon and a dance-hall girl (Piper Laurie, The Hustler) at stake.

          DVD Code DAVID4407
          Barcode 9344256022968
          Released NZ 20 Oct 2021
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          An Unexpected Love
            

          An Unexpected Love (DVD, M)

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          When Ana (Morn, Neruda, The Motorcycle Diaries) and Marco (Darn, Truman, Wild Tales) arrive at the airport to farewell their son Luciano, who is leaving his Argentine homeland to study abroad, they are filled with certainty that theyve done well as parents. However his departure ...leaves a significant hole in their everyday lives, and after more than twenty years of marriage, both reluctantly come to admit that their feelings for each other have shifted. So as if it were one last project together, Ana and Marco decide to consciously uncouple, and begin to explore the surprising and sometimes wonderful world of the newly-single, to hilarious and unexpected results. This wonderful showcase for its two leads unsurprisingly stormed the local box office, becoming one of Argentinas biggest hits of the year. Intelligent, warm and wise, AN UNEXPECTED LOVE is a sheer delight.
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          DVD Code PAL198
          Barcode 9322225233638
          Released NZ 5 Dec 2019
          Publisher Madman Films
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