Film 4 has made 39 classic films available online
Death To Smoochy

Looking to improve your movie knowledge? Film 4 is releasing a collection of 39 classics to buy or rent on Amazon Prime and iTunes

The collection spans the entire Film 4 productions catalogue, going back as far back as 1983 and boasting iconic directors such as Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Gus Van Sant and Asif Kapadia.

There’s a wealth of acting talent too, with early screen outings for Daniel Craig, Joaquin Phoenix, Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Claire Danes and even Bjork.

Highlights from the 39-strong list include Scottish cult favourite Local Hero, Lar Von Trier’s gloriously bizarre Dancer in the Dark, Robin Williams’ black comedy Death to Smoochy and Ken Loach classic Riff-Raff.

All 39 titles are available for digital download for the first time ever, and show that Channel 4 and its affiliated production houses remain way ahead of the competition when it comes to making the most of their archive material.

This is coupled with their All 4 on-demand service, which includes hallmark series such as Spaced, Black Books and many more.

You can check out the full list of Film 4’s newest digitial collection at channel4.com

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