Der mude Tod/Destiny (1921). 4 out of 5 stars for Fritz Lang’s inventive silent drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Der mude Tod (1921), also known as Destiny, the expressionist silent drama by Fritz Lang. Starring Lil Dagover.

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4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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New films out in the UK Friday 11 November 2016. Want to know what’s on? Read our list to find out.

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A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 11 November 2016. The big release is American Pastoral directed by and starring Ewan McGregor. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

American Pastoral

Actor Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. He also snags the lead role as a man who gives up everything to find daughter Dakota Fanning, who goes missing after she commits a terrorist act. Critical plaudits are already trickling in (McGregor has been nominated for Best Picture at the Hamburg and San Sebastian Film Festivals) and the trailer shows a slick production. Check the official website for more and screening locations.

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Queen Kelly (1927)

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Film review by Jason Day of Queen Kelly, the unfinished silent film starring Gloria Swanson as a convent girl who is seduced by a Prince. Directed by Erich von Stroheim.

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