The American film industry guards its interests fiercely which is why Netflux only offers UK customers one movie: 'The African Queen' famously starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.
Even though this has been hailed as a shining early example of romantic drama with a comedic twist, it is still only one title.
'It's our legal department,' we were told.
'We'd happily stream nine or even ten shows to the UK each year but we've got Homeland Security, the FBI and the League of Demonic Video Spies on our backs. If we so much as hum the theme to 'Dallas' agents from 'The Matrix' start swanning up the fire-escape.'
Whilst Robert Morley's portrayal of the injured, weak-willed brother who dies after being hit on the head by Nazis laying waste to his African mission-village is gripping, there will be some in the UK, watching 'The African Queen' yet again, who wonder why the US portfolio has three thousand new titles all featuring proper lusty lesbian vampires.