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    Terence Davies

    Read an excerpt from a new book about the great British director, and view the beautiful scene from The Long Day Closes discussed in the passage.

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    Labor Day

    In 1882, American unions proposed a day honoring those “who from rude nature have delved and carved all the grandeur we behold.” Of course, our labor history has also been marked by struggle, as Barbara Kopple documented unforgettably in 1976’s Harlan County USA.

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    Vengeance Is Mine

    Shohei Imamura explores the darkest aspects of human nature by chronicling the acts of a real-life serial killer in this brilliantly nasty piece of cinema from 1979.

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    Making Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

    Check out these glimpses into the production of Pedro Almodóvar’s colorful, risqué dark comedy.

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    The Big Chill

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