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Films in Thrill

Nerve-shredders that’ll get your adrenalin pumping and keep you on the edge of your seat.

In the fjords of Norway, the residents of a tiny village have ten minutes before an 80ft tsunami threatens to destroy them. In Spain, a corrupt banker discovers a bomb in his car that will explode if he gets out. In 1930s Korea, three assassins set out to change the course of history… Welcome to Thrill, the strand that captures the sight and sound of excitement, whether it’s stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel trying to jump 13 London buses, Steve McQueen putting his life on the line for the ultimate F1 movie or an old man’s attempts to bring a war criminal to justice in Remember.

Damon Wise

Thrill Gala

Beeba BoysBeeba Boys

A highly stylish drama about immigrant Sikh gangs fighting for supremacy on the streets of downtown Vancouver.

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Assassination Assassination

During occupation by the Japanese army in 1933, the Korean resistance hires three professional killers to strike back against the enemy.

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Being Evel Being Evel

The lives and loves of a daredevil.

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Guilty Guilty

Irrfan Khan stars in this gripping police thriller based on a real-life murder case that caused international controversy.

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The Ones Below The Ones Below

When a strange couple move in downstairs, a married pair find their happy home becomes something far more sinister.

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Rattle the Cage (Zinzana)Rattle the Cage (Zinzana)

A former alcoholic wakes up in a jail cell with no ID and finds himself at the mercy of a homicidal killer masquerading as a sheriff.

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Remember Remember

A revenge thriller in which a dying man confronts the greatest evil of the 20th century.

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Retribution Retribution

A crooked banker finds the usual school run disrupted when an anonymous caller reveals there is a bomb in his car…

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Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes

Long thought missing, this early film version of Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective series is a key to understanding the cinematic representation of Sherlock Holmes.

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Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans

A riveting account of Steve McQueen’s ambitions to make the defining motor car movie.

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The Survivalist The Survivalist

In a post-apocalyptic world, a forest-dwelling loner is forced to reckon with two women who need him – or at least his food and shelter – to survive.

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Victoria Victoria

A starry-eyed Berlin all-nighter turns into a stomach-lurching heist scenario – and this adrenalised epic of the heart plays out in one unfaked, uninterrupted take.

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Warlock Warlock

Uniquely stylish and fascinating Western – restored and ripe for rediscovery on the big screen.

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The Wave The Wave

Seismic rumblings in the Norwegian fjords threaten to start a chain reaction that will destroy the local area. Can it be stopped in time?

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Wednesday 04:45 Wednesday 04:45

A Greek bar owner faces financial ruin when a ruthless investor demands he make good on his repayments. Sound familiar…?

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Short films programme

StopFight or Flight

The characters in these tense and highly-charged films experience adrenaline-fuelled reactions in response to some extreme situations.

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