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BFI Player Classics

Quick Look: BFI Player Classics is a large collection of British films selected by the British Film Institute for the American audience, with content ranging from cult classics to hard-to-find landmark films. Titles featured in the channel description include "Brighton Rock (John Boulting, 1948) and The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949), staples of British cinema history... available alongside British cult classics The Wicker Man (Robin Hardy, 1973), The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976) and hard-to-find rarities such as Friendship's Death (Peter Wollen, 1987), Riddles of the Sphinx (Laura Mulvey, 1977) and Burning an Illusion (Menelik Shabazz, 1981)." Content is available in the following categories:

  • British Classics
  • Period & History
  • Sci-Fi & Horror
  • Ealing Comedy
  • Thriller & Mystery
  • Cult Classics
  • Crime & Punishment
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Family
  • Documentary
  • Britons in Battle
  • Romance
  • Shorts

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-- Information is current as of June 22, 2021

Developer's Channel Description: BFI Player Classics showcases a collection of the best iconic British movies, selected by the British Film Institute and offered exclusively for audiences in the United States.

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DEVELOPER: British Film Institute

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