Belle de Jour is a 1967 French drama film directed by Luis Buñuel and starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, and Michel Piccoli. The film is about a young woman who spends her midweek afternoons as a high-class prostitute while her husband is at work. The title of the film… Continue Reading
Matrimonio all’italiana (Marriage italian style in the english version) is a 1964 film by Vittorio De Sica. It tells the World War II era story of a cynical, successful businessman named Domenico (Mastroianni), who, after meeting a naive country girl, Filumena (Loren),… Continue Reading
London to Brighton is a 2006 British film written and directed by Paul Andrew Williams. It is a gritty thriller that follows a prostitute (Lorraine Stanley) and a young runaway (Georgia Groome) on the run to Brighton in a desperate fight to save… Continue Reading
Sweet Sugar is a 1972 blaxploitation women in prison film directed by Michel Levesque, about a woman sentenced to work on a chain gang. A prostitute, Sugar Bowman, agrees to serve two years working on a sugar-cane plantation rather than go to jail on a… Continue Reading
A short film by Rhys Wakefield and Sophie Lowe in which after an awkward exchange, two strangers realise that picking up can be a tricky business.
Taxi Driver is a 1976 American vigilante film with neo-noir and psychological thriller elements, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. Set in New York City soon after the end of the Vietnam War, the film stars Robert De Niro and features Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, and Albert Brooks. The film is regularly cited by… Continue Reading
Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 romantic drama film written and directed by Mike Figgis and based on a semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by John O’Brien. Nicolas Cage stars as a suicidal alcoholic who has ended his personal and professional life to drink himself to death in Las Vegas. While there, he… Continue Reading
Thriller – en grym film, also known as Thriller – A cruel picture, They Call Her One Eye and Hooker’s Revenge is a 1973 Swedish exploitation film in the “rape and revenge” genre written and directed by Bo Arne Vibenius under the name “Alex Fridolinski”.… Continue Reading