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1. Negative Space (2000 TV Short)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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A portrait of film critic Manny Farber, featuring interviews with Farber and art critic Dave Hickey, as well as inventively displayed clips of the films that Farber discusses.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Manny Farber, Dave Hickey, Christopher Petit

Votes: 9

2. Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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While on vacation at a resort hotel in the West Indies, Miss Marple correctly suspects that the apparently natural death of a retired British major is actually the work of a murderer planning yet another killing.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Joan Hickson, Donald Pleasence, Adrian Lukis, Sophie Ward

Votes: 1,559

3. The Cardinal and the Corpse (1992 TV Short)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Director: Christopher Petit

Votes: 5

4. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 406

5. The Falconer (1998 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

7.0
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Fictional documentary goes on the trail of sixties cultural renegade Peter Whitehead, underground filmmaker, writer, occultist and sometime falconer.

Directors: Christopher Petit, Iain Sinclair | Stars: Kathy Acker, Steven Dilworth, Stewart Home, Françoise Lacroix

Votes: 18

6. Content (2010 TV Movie)

76 min | Documentary

6.9
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Between a deceased father and a young boy, Chris Petit wonders and wanders through concepts of the past and self-identity.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Hanns Zischler, Matthew Evans, Lun-Xue Mai, Laurin Berresheim

Votes: 47

7. London Orbital (2002)

77 min | Documentary

6.8
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A filmmaker sets out to make a voyage of discovery on London's orbital motorway, the M25. He enlists the help of several others to film the motorway from several points, drive endlessly ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Petit, Iain Sinclair | Star: J.G. Ballard

Votes: 55

8. Asylum (2000 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

6.6
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A mix of both documentary and fiction, where in the future a group of people are looking back at the twentieth century. A virus has wiped out most of the culture.

Directors: Christopher Petit, Iain Sinclair | Stars: Michael Moorcock, Ed Dorn, James Sallis, Marina Warner

Votes: 14

9. Radio On (1979)

104 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.5
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Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: David Beames, Lisa Kreuzer, Sandy Ratcliff, Andrew Byatt

Votes: 654

10. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)

40 min | Documentary

6.2
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Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

Stars: Michael Dean, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Roger Mills

Votes: 15

11. Surveillance (1993)

10 min | Short

6.2
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A mini film-essay made up of CCTV footage.

Director: Christopher Petit

Votes: 8

12. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A rather loose adaptation of the P. D. James novel. Cordelia Gray, the survivor of a partnership in a detective agency, is asked by the assistant of James Calendar to investigate the ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Billie Whitelaw, Paul Freeman, Pippa Guard, Dominic Guard

Votes: 104

13. Film Night (1970–1976)

Family

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Stars: Philip Jenkinson, Sheridan Morley, Tony Bilbow, Frankie Howerd

Votes: 19

14. Flight to Berlin (1984)

91 min | Drama

5.7
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A woman is being taken from her German hotel to be interrogated by police agents.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Tusse Silberg, Paul Freeman, Lisa Kreuzer, Jean-François Stévenin

Votes: 23

15. The Film That Buys the Cinema (2014)

77 min | Documentary

5.5
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Seventy 60 second single-takes, one feature film. 70 contributors who are special to The Cube joined forces to make one extraordinary feature film that helped secure the future of the building where the cinema has lived since 1998.

Directors: Jennifer Abbott, Craig Baldwin, Eric Chenaux, Jem Cohen, Mark Cousins, Tony Grisoni, Jandek, Braden King, Andrew Kotting, John Minton, Bill Morrison, Christopher Petit, Tim Plester, Portishead, Ben Rivers, Nicolas Roeg, Ben Slater, Peter Strickland, Dudley Sutton, Reggie Watts, Joff Winterhart, Andrea Luka Zimmerman

Votes: 6

16. Radio On Remix (1998 TV Short)

24 min | Short

5.4
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Director: Christopher Petit

Votes: 18

17. Chinese Boxes (1984)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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An American (Will Patton) in West Berlin finds himself caught up in murder and intrigue after his associate is killed and a diplomat's daughter is found dead in his room.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Will Patton, Gottfried John, Adelheid Arndt, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 75

18. Unrequited Love (2006)

77 min | Documentary

3.7
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Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: Gregory Dart, Rebecca E Marshall, Vibeche Standal

Votes: 29

19. London Overground (2016)

83 min | Documentary

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London Overground retraces legendary London writer Iain Sinclair's journey with film-maker Andrew Kötting around the Overground railway for the book of the same name. The film follows ... See full summary »

Director: John Rogers | Stars: Andrew Kotting, Christopher Petit, Iain Sinclair

20. Weather (1992)

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A meditation on meteorological and cultural climate.

Director: Christopher Petit

21. Moving Pictures: J G Ballard (2018 TV Movie)

12 min | Documentary

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A film essay on Ballard's fiction, and its unrealized cinematic potential, with particular reference to David Cronenberg's (yet to be filmed) Crash, featuring an interview with the director, prior to making of his film.

Directors: John Henderson, Christopher Petit | Stars: J.G. Ballard, David Cronenberg

22. London Labyrinth (1993)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: George Baker, John Betjeman, Rupert Davies, Joachim Fuchsberger

23. Rudy Wurlitzer (1994 TV Movie)

15 min

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Director: Christopher Petit

24. Thriller (1993 TV Movie)

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Director: Christopher Petit

25. The Disappearance of Kathleen Waugh (1997 TV Movie)

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The mysterious abduction and murder of a severely mentally handicapped woman from a care home in the North of England.

Director: Christopher Petit

26. Dead TV (1999)

11 min | Short

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A short film detailing the ways that TV has failed as a creative and expressive medium in the UK through various sped up and slowed down clips of football, have I got news for you, diana's ... See full synopsis »

Director: Christopher Petit

27. Unnatural History (2014)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

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Theo Valasquez's abandoned acoustic research in the Rangipo desert is narrated through fragments of an unfinished TV documentary. Meanwhile, the silence of the desert tells its own story.

Director: Alex Backhouse | Stars: Christopher Petit, Louis Sutherland

28. Death of a Bank Manager (1995 TV Movie)

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Director: Christopher Petit

29. The View from My Window Tells Me I'm Home (2018)

45 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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'The View From My Window Tells Me I'm Home', is an observation, investigation and social record of the lives and thoughts of ten current residents of the Golden Lane Estate, London. These ... See full summary »

Director: Esther Johnson | Star: Christopher Petit

30. Interview with Chris Petit and Keith Griffiths (2008 Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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Director Christopher Petit and producer Keith Griffiths talk about _Radio On (1980)_.

Stars: Keith Griffiths, Christopher Petit

31. Pickles & Ice Cream (2012)

20 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A compelling drama about a successful couple struggling to reach the next milestone, parenthood - but miscarriages, obsession, fear and envy threaten to destroy their relationship.

Director: Mary Whiteside | Stars: Jennifer Blatto-Vallee, Christopher Petit, Joe Cliff Thompson, Jennifer Walczak

32. Mozartbique (2013)

82 min | Documentary, History, Music

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Many masks, lots of music, and two African utopias. An essay-opera set in Mozartbique: In a former Grand Hotel live today nearly 3,000 squatters. The hotel guests improvise, play, dance, ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Roth, Franz von Stauffenberg | Stars: Inga Humpe, Eric Mitchell, Christopher Petit, Dirk von Lowtzow

33. The Carfax Fragment (2001)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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For his video diary, Chris Petit really wanted to go to a kind of ships' graveyard near Bombay in India. However that proved productionally impossible. But closer to his home in London, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Petit

34. Film Night (1970–1976)
Episode: Episode dated 18 December 1975 (1975)

Family

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Stars: David Castell, Jane Mercer, Christopher Petit

35. Film 2017 (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 October 1981 (1981)

Talk-Show

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William Devane and Beverly D'Angelo star in John Schlesinger's comedy - Honky Tonk Freeway (1981) - in which the citizens of Ticlaw in Florida, by-passed by the new freeway, try to attract ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Symons | Stars: Barry Norman, Christopher Petit, Billie Whitelaw

36. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)
Episode: Suburbs in the Sky (1991)

Documentary

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Director: Christopher Petit

37. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)
Episode: Weather (1992)

Documentary

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Director: Christopher Petit



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