Mark Cousins Selects

To mark the premiere of his remarkable new film Stockholm My Love in BFI Player subscription, filmmaker Mark Cousins curates a collection of cherished classics from our catalogue.
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Odd Man OutOdd Man Out

Crime1947116 minsDirector: Carol Reed

Wounded during a robbery, a gunman attempts to escape police in Carol Reed's moody Irish thriller, starring James Mason.

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Stromboli, Land of GodStromboli, Land of God

Drama1950100 minsDirector: Roberto Rossellini

In her first collaboration with Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman stars as a refugee who marries a fisherman and moves to a barren island.

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Spring in a Small TownSpring in a Small Town

Romance194898 minsDirector: Fei Mu

Fei Mu’s newly restored 1948 masterpiece, a piercingly poignant study of adulterous desire, was once voted the greatest Chinese film ever made.

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Germany, Pale MotherGermany, Pale Mother

Drama1980151 minsDirector: Helma Sanders-Brahms

Set during the Third Reich and its aftermath, this lyrical, harrowing tale of love and war is a neglected classic of New German cinema.

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Documentary192975 minsDirector: Viktor Turin

With bold and exhilarating flair, Turksib charts the monumental efforts to build a railway linking the regions of Turkestan and Siberia in 1920s USSR.

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Sleep FuriouslySleep Furiously

Documentary200790 minsDirector: Gideon Koppel

Gideon Koppel’s charming documentary about a small farming community in mid-Wales, observing the unalterable rhythms of country life and the monthly visits of a mobile library.

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Stockholm My LoveStockholm My Love

Drama201684 minsDirector: Mark Cousins

Neneh Cherry, director Mark Cousins and cinematographer Christopher Doyle's exquisite love song to the Swedish city.

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I Am BelfastI Am Belfast

Documentary201584 minsDirector: Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins’ dreamlike evocation of his home city discovers a capital of rich history and startling beauty.