BBC FOUR World Cinema Award ’09

A chance to catch this year’s shortlisted films on the big screen following when awards which air on BBC FOUR on Sat 31 January.

Now entering their sixth year, the BBC FOUR World Cinema Awards are the foremost foreign language film honours in the UK and some 200 UK-wide film writers will select their favourite film of the previous year. The films which are screening; GOMORRAH, PERSEPOLIS, THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, THE ORPHANAGE and 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS are the five titles which have received the most votes.

Previously in this season

The Orphanage

THE ORPHANAGE tells the story of Laura, who returns to her former orphanage with her husband and young son Simón with the intention of re-opening…

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A heartbreaking true story of a childhood coinciding with regime change and war in Iran, adapted from the autobiographical series of graphic novels by author…

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