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- Directed by: Neville Raschid
- Cast: Sofia Hayat, Raj Ghatak, Kulvinder Ghir
- UK release: 24 February 2012
'BollyBrit' drama about British Asians competing in a dance festival at the London Mela.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies
Big-screen version of a new Australian production of Lloyd Webber's sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, filmed at Melbourne’s iconic Regent Theatre.
- 120 min
- Directed by: Philippe Béziat
A behind-the-scenes look at a staging of Verdi's masterwork.
The Merchants of Bollywood
A recording of the smash-hit Australian musical made at the Tivoli Theatre in Barcelona during its world tour. Telling the history of Bollywood film, the fictional story, is based around the lives of the Merchant family of choreographers.
The Suicide Shop (Le magasin des suicides)
- Directed by: Patrice Leconte
- Cast: Bernard Alane, Isabelle Spade, Kacey Mottet Klein
In this macabre animated musical, a town full of suicidal denizens is challenged by the birth of a boy who somehow brings a smile to everyone he meets.
The Last Time I Saw Macao (A Última Vez Que Vi Macau)
- 85 min
- Directed by: João Pedro Rodrigues/João Rui Guerra da Mata
- Cast: Lydie Barbara, João Rui Guerra da Mata, João Pedro Rodrigues
East and West collide in this moody experimental film noir. A combination of film noir, personal essay, and portrait of a city. The city is Macao, a former Portuguese colony that still bears traces of its past as a gambling haven and a magnet for Westerners’ reveries about the exotic East. The narrator returns to the…
The War of The Worlds Alive on Stage
- 100 min
- Directed by: Nick Morris
- Cast: Liam Neeson, Jeff Wayne, Marti Pellow
Take cover – it's the original (prog-rock) score for the HG Wells novel adaptation, featuring holographic Liam Neeson as George Herbert. A screening of the live performance on the London O2 stage on Dec 15 2012.
Leave It on the Floor
- Canada, US
- 101 min
- Directed by: Sheldon Larry
- Written by: Glenn Gaylord
- Cast: Ephraim Sykes, Andre Myers, Phillip Evelyn
- UK release: 3 August 2012
An original musical set in Los Angeles, bullied Brad (Sykes) leaves home and by chance ends up in the midst of the LA dance scene. With music by Beyoncé.
Beloved (Les bien-aimés)
- France/UK/Czech Republic
- 139 min
- Directed by: Christophe Honoré
- Written by: Christophe Honoré
- Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Milos Forman, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Chiara Mastroianni, Michel Delpech
- UK release: 11 May 2012
Elegiac musical contrasting the lives of Madeleine (Sagnier and Deneuve as younger and older incarnations) and her daughter Vera (Mastroianni), who were young in the 60s and the early 21st century respectively. A sprawling, poignant, ambitious epic of unrequited love.
- 109 min
- Directed by: Marc Evans
- Written by: Laurence Coriat
- Cast: Minnie Driver, Aneurin Barnard, Danielle Branch
- UK release: 2 March 2012
Funny and gently moving tale set in 70s Wales, about a free-spirited drama teacher (Driver) determined to put on a musical version of The Tempest. There's at least one sub-plot too many, but the period music is impeccably played and intelligently used; audiences willing to suspend disbelief will be swept up.
- 103 min
- Directed by: James Bobin
- Written by: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller
- Cast: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones
- UK release: 10 February 2012
When Muppet fans Gary (Segel), his girlfriend Mary (Adams) and brother Walter (a puppet) learn that oil millionaire Tex Richman (Cooper) plans to demolish the Muppet theatre, it's time to reunite the original cast. If the plot could be fresher, the well-chosen guest stars, self-referential humour and old-school bonhomie…
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
- Directed by: Kevin Tancharoen
- Cast: Dianna Agron, Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Matthew Morrison
Concert documentary shot during the immensely popular TV show's summer 2011 tour.
JLS: Eyes Wide Open
- Directed by: Andy Morahan
Concert film from the urban popsters.
- 145 min
- Directed by: Don Roy King, Christopher Ashley
- Cast: Chad Kimball, Montego Glover, Derrick Baskin
Live broadcast of the Tony award-winning musical, direct from its run on Broadway.
Phantom of the Opera at the Albert Hall
- 160 min
- Directed by: Nick Morris, Laurence Connor
- Cast: Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Hadley Fraser
A live recording of a celebratory 25th anniversary performance of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber classic, including pre-show content and interval.
Royal Opera House: Tosca
- 125 min
- Directed by: Antonio Pappano
- Cast: Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann and Bryn Terfel
This production of Puccini's classic, set in Rome at the turn of the 19th century, was conducted by Antonio Pappano.
- Directed by: Steven Antin
- Written by: Susannah Grant
- Cast: Christina Aguilera, Cher, Eric Dane, Cam Gigandet, Julianne Hough, Alan Cumming, Peter Gallagher, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Dianna Agron
Run-of-the-mill implausible sequin-fest featuring Aguilera as a small-town girl who quits her waitressing job to make it as a singer and is taken under the grizzled wing of former dancer (and failing burlesque club owner) Cher.
Bran Nue Dae
- 85 min
- Directed by: Rachel Perkins
- Cast: Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo
A young man enjoying the summer of his hometown is sent to a religious mission by his mother. After bein punished for rebelling, he runs away from the mission to go on an adventure.
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench
- 82 min
- Directed by: Damien Chazelle
- Cast: Jason Palmer, Desiree Garcia, Sandha Khin
Hailed by Variety as ‘a magical amalgam of Godard, Miles Davis, Morris Engel and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench is the most thrilling, romantic, imaginative, toe-tapping American independent production of recent years. Shot on black-and-white 16mm, it is a sublime re-imagining of an MGM…
Ride, Rise, Roar
- Directed by: Hillman Curtis
- Cast: David Byrne
David Byrne concert film shot over the course of several shows on his 2008/09 tour, featuring classics from Talking Heads, solo material, and his recent collaboration with Brian Eno.
Café de los Maestros
- 90 min
- Directed by: Miguel Kohan
Fascinating exploration into the roots and evolution of tango music, documenting the maestro's of tango's golden years as they reunite for a gala performance in Buenos Aires' famous Teatro Colón.
- 108 min
- Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
- Cast: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski
A bride-to-be tries to find out the identity of her real father in the lead up to her wedding on a Greek island. Faithful film adaptation of Broadway and West End ABBA song musical mega hit with all star cast.
- 150 min
- Directed by: Manmohan Singh (director)
- Cast: Navjot Sidhu, Harbhajan Mann, Kimi Verma, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Rana Ranbir
Comedy drama about entrepreneur Sidhu.
Across the Universe
- 133 min
- Directed by: Julie Taymor
- Written by: Julie Taymor, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
- Cast: Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy, T V Carpio
Fascinatingly offbeat musical from renowned stage and screen director Taymor. This love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s anti-war protests moves from the dockyards of Liverpool to the psychedelic enclave of Greenwich Village and beyond as star-crossed lovers, Jude (Sturgess) and Lucy (Wood) immerse themselves…