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Age of Consent (1969) dir: Michael Powell Blu Ray (Indicator)

This little-seen Australian film from the twilight of Powell's career is a beautifully-filmed if occasionally awkward effort. Interesting performances by James Mason and Helen Mirren (the latter in her first major film role) feature in this adaptation of Norman Lindsay's controversial novel.

Helen Mirren in Age of Consent (1969)

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The Mystery of Picasso (1956) Blu Ray & DVD (Arrow)

Henri-Georges Clouzot's documentary capturing the renowned artist in action makes for a hypnotically chilled viewing experience and a fascinating examination of the creative process.

The Mystery of Picasso

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I Am Heath Ledger (2017) Blu Ray & DVD (Dazzler Media)

This documentary, combining movie and video diary footage plus interviews with various family members and friends is a touching tribute to a bright flame of talent who burnt out all too quickly. Amongst the interviewees are Ben Harper, Naomi Watts and Ang Lee.

I Am Heath Ledger

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