1. Sydney Pollack once said, “I hate acting in my own movies, and I do it when I can’t find or afford the right person.” Here are ten Criterion directors who decided they were the man—or in one case, the woman—for the job, starting with (above) the grandfather of Swedish cinema, Victor Sjöström, whose performance as the abusive alcoholic husband David Holm is the heart and (perhaps doomed) soul of The Phantom Carriage.
“I was disappointed that there was only Italian as I prefer reading books to reading movies which should be seen and heard. Just try lip reading La Douche Vita, you will see that many characters . . .”
“For those who had the same question as I did (above), I found out that "Second Printing" only applies to changes in the master copy used to produce Blu-Rays. Apparently, Pierrot Le Fou, The Seventh . . .”