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  • This sensual and striking chronicle of a disappearance and its aftermath put director Peter Weir on the map and helped usher in a new era of Australian cinema.

    Added 04/24/2014
    Picnic at Hanging Rock (Criterion DVD)

    8 Jul 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • Before he turned to the story of Joan of Arc, the Danish cinema genius Carl Theodor Dreyer fashioned this ahead-of-its-time examination of domestic life.

    Added 04/24/2014
    Master of the House (Criterion DVD)

    22 Apr 2014

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

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  • The ultimate Italian road comedy, Il sorpasso stars the unlikely pair of Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant as, respectively, a waggish, freewheeling bachelor and the straitlaced law student he takes on a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany.

    Added 04/24/2014
    Il sorpasso (Criterion DVD)

    29 Apr 2014

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • French director Jacques Demy didn’t just make movies—he created an entire cinematic world. Demy launched his glorious feature filmmaking career in the sixties, a decade of astonishing invention in his national cinema.

    Added 04/15/2014
    The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    22 Jul 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    13 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

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  • After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirtysomethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties.

    Added 04/15/2014
    The Big Chill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    29 Jul 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • A Hard Day’s Night, in which the bandmates play slapstick versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever.

    Added 03/17/2014
    A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    24 Jun 2014

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    3 Discs

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  • It’s 1968, and the whole world is watching. With the U.S. in social upheaval, famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler decided to make a film about what the hell was going on. Medium Cool, his debut feature, plunges us into the moment.

    Added 03/08/2014
    Medium Cool (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

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  • The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman’s experiences of first love and sexual awakening.

    Added 03/08/2014
    Blue Is the Warmest Color (Criterion DVD)

    25 Feb 2014

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $19.95

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  • A pulse-pounding political thriller, Greek expatriate director Costa-Gavras’s Z was one of the cinematic sensations of the late sixties, and is a technically audacious and emotionally gripping masterpiece.

    Added 03/01/2014
    Z (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • Two-bit hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by a history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances and pummeled flesh.

    Added 02/28/2014
    Night and the City (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • Thieves’ Highway vividly depicts the perilous world of “long-haul boys,” who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America’s cities. Richard Conte stars as ex-G.I. Nick Garcos, a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father.

    Added 02/28/2014
    Thieves’ Highway (Criterion DVD)

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  • The films directed by the great Satyajit Ray in the last ten years of his life have a unique dignity and drama. They are complex, political, and humane depictions of worlds both corrupt and indescribably beautiful, constructed with Ray’s characteristic elegance and imbued with autumnal profundity.

    Added 02/25/2014
    Eclipse Series 40: Late Ray (Eclipse DVD)

    7 Jan 2014

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Criterion Store price:$35.96

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  • No matter what genre he worked in, Howard Hawks played by his own rules, and never was this more evident than in his first western, the rowdy and whip-smart Red River.

    Added 02/18/2014
    Red River (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    27 May 2014

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    4 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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  • Kiarostami has constructed an enigmatic but crystalline investigation of affection and desire as complex as his masterful Close-up and Certified Copy in its engagement with the workings of the mercurial human heart.

    Added 02/18/2014
    Like Someone in Love (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    20 May 2014

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • In a beautifully understated performance, Redford is David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, and Gene Hackman provides tough support as the coach who tries to temper the upstart’s narcissistic drive for glory.

    Added 01/22/2014
    Downhill Racer (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • Before he turned to the story of Joan of Arc, the Danish cinema genius Carl Theodor Dreyer fashioned this ahead-of-its-time examination of domestic life.

    Added 01/20/2014
    Master of the House (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    22 Apr 2014

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • After making such American noir classics as Brute Force and The Naked City, the blacklisted director Jules Dassin went to Paris and embarked on his masterpiece: a twisting, turning tale of four ex-cons who hatch one last glorious robbery in the City of Light.

    Added 01/18/2014
    Rififi (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    14 Jan 2014

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    2 Discs

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  • It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast.

    Added 01/05/2014
    It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    21 Jan 2014

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    5 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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  • Milcho Manchevski’s Before the Rain crosscuts the stories of an orthodox Christian monk, a British photo agent, and a native Macedonian war photographer to paint a portrait of simmering ethnic and religious hatred about to reach its boiling point.

    Added 12/31/2013
    Before the Rain (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • In Shallow Grave, three self-involved Edinburgh roommates take in a brooding boarder, and when he dies of an overdose, leaving a suitcase full of money, the trio embark on a series of very bad decisions, with extraordinarily grim consequences for all.

    Added 12/30/2013
    Shallow Grave (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

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  • In Arnaud Desplechin’s beguiling A Christmas Tale, Catherine Deneuve brings her legendary poise to the role of Junon, matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas after she learns she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative.

    Added 12/19/2013
    A Christmas Tale (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • This eerie excursion into the Gothic recesses of Guy Maddin’s mad, imaginary childhood is a silent, black-and-white comic science-fiction nightmare set in a lighthouse on grim Black Notch Island, where fictional protagonist Guy Maddin was raised by an ironfisted, puritanical mother.

    Added 12/19/2013
    Brand upon the Brain! (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • Harold Lloyd’s biggest box-office hit was this silent comedy gem, featuring the befuddled everyman at his eager best as a new college student.

    Added 12/16/2013
    The Freshman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    25 Mar 2014

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  • By the midsixties, Ingmar Bergman had already conjured many of the cinema’s most unforgettable images. But with the radical Persona, this supreme artist attained new levels of visual poetry.

    Added 12/16/2013
    Persona (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    25 Mar 2014

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    3 Discs

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  • Jacques Becker lovingly evokes the belle epoque Parisian demimonde in this classic tale of doomed romance. When gangster’s moll Marie (Simone Signoret) falls for reformed criminal Manda (Serge Reggiani), their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy.

    Added 11/23/2013
    Casque d’or (Criterion DVD)

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  • This evocative period piece, faithfully adapted from the A. E. Hotchner memoir, is among the versatile Soderbergh’s most touching and surprising films.

    Added 11/15/2013
    King of the Hill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    25 Feb 2014

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    3 Discs

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  • This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles.

    Added 11/15/2013
    Tess (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    25 Feb 2014

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  • The mission of the WCP is to preserve and present marginalized and infrequently screened films from regions generally ill equipped to preserve their own cinema history.

    Added 09/17/2013
    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    10 Dec 2013

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    9 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen’s great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman.

    Added 08/15/2013
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    26 Nov 2013

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    27 Discs

    SRP: $224.95

    Criterion Store price:$179.96

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  • In Kaneto Shindo’s chilling folktale, a mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a desperate existence in the lonely marshes of war-torn medieval Japan. When a neighbor returns from the skirmishes, lust, jealousy, and rage—and a horrifying fate at the hands of an ominous, ill-gotten demon mask—ensue.

    Added 08/03/2013
    Onibaba (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • A young Jewish boy living in Nazi-occupied Paris is sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France’s liberation. Forced to hide his identity, the eight-year-old, Claude, bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa (Michel Simon).

    Added 07/18/2013
    The Two of Us (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • The true story of the death of Italy’s most wanted criminal and celebrated hero, Francesco Rosi’s groundbreaking political film is a startling exposé of Sicily and the tangled relations between its citizens, the Mafia, and government officials.

    Added 07/11/2013
    Salvatore Giuliano (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • From the very beginning of his incandescent career, the New German Cinema enfant terrible Rainer Werner Fassbinder refused to play by the rules.

    Added 05/21/2013
    Eclipse Series 39: Early Fassbinder (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    5 Discs

    SRP: $69.95

    Criterion Store price:$55.96

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  • As hard-hitting as its title, Brute Force was the first of Jules Dassin’s forays into the crime genre, a prison melodrama that takes a critical look at American society as well, starring Burt Lancaster.

    Added 03/21/2013
    Brute Force (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • A landmark collaboration between writer H. G. Wells, producer Alexander Korda, and designer and director William Cameron Menzies, Things to Come is a science fiction film like no other, a prescient political work that predicts a century of turmoil and progress.

    Added 03/18/2013
    Things to Come (Criterion DVD)

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  • Before he left his mark on cinema forever with the revolutionary The Battle of Algiers, Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo directed this uncompromising World War II drama about a young Jewish woman (Susan Strasberg) in a Nazi concentration camp.

    Added 03/14/2013
    Kapò (Essential Art House DVD)

    Essential Art House DVD

    1 Disc

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  • At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Wry and tender, Jirí Menzel’s Academy Award-winning Closely Watched Trains is a masterpiece of human observation.

    Added 03/02/2013
    Closely Watched Trains (Criterion DVD)

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  • An inept Czech peasant is torn between greed and guilt when the Nazi-backed bosses of his town appoint him “Aryan controller” of an old Jewish widow’s button shop. Humor and tragedy fuse in this scathing exploration of one cowardly man’s complicity in the horrors of a totalitarian regime.

    Added 03/02/2013
    The Shop on Main Street (Criterion DVD)

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  • One of Spanish cinema’s great auteurs, Carlos Saura brought international audiences closer to the art of his country’s dance than any other filmmaker, before or since.

    Added 03/01/2013
    Eclipse Series 6:  Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Trilogy (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $44.95

    Out of Print
  • Astonishingly photographed, and featuring unforgettable, cascading scores by Philip Glass, these are immersive sensory experiences that meditate on the havoc humankind’s obsession with technological advancement has wreaked on our world.

    Added 02/24/2013
    The Qatsi Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

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  • Suffused with dread and paranoia, this Fritz Lang adaptation of a novel by Graham Greene is a plunge into the eerie shadows of a world turned upside down by war.

    Added 12/18/2012
    Ministry of Fear (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • Fletcher Munson has a doppelgänger in dentist Dr. Jeffrey Korchek. Steven Soderbergh presents a deranged comedy of confused identity, doublespeak, and white-knuckled corporate intrigue, confirming his status as one of America’s most daring and unpredictable filmmakers.

    Added 11/20/2012
    Schizopolis (Criterion DVD)

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  • With Jubilee, legendary British filmmaker Derek Jarman channeled political dissent and artistic daring into a revolutionary blend of history and fantasy, musical and cinematic experimentation, satire and anger, fashion and philosophy.

    Added 11/19/2012
    Jubilee (Criterion DVD)

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  • Orson Welles’s Mr. Arkadin (a.k.a. Confidential Report) tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past, leading to a dizzying descent into a cold-war European landscape.

    Added 11/19/2012
    The Complete Mr. Arkadin (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

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  • Brigitte Bardot stars as Juliette, an 18-year-old orphan whose unbridled appetite for pleasure shakes up all of St. Tropez; her sweet but naïve husband Michel (Jean-Louis Trintignant) endures beatings, insults, and mambo in his attempts to tame her wild ways.

    Added 11/12/2012
    And God Created Woman (Criterion DVD)

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  • Originally made for German television, this recently rediscovered, three-and-a-half-hour labyrinth is a satiric and surreal look at the world of tomorrow from one of cinema’s kinkiest geniuses.

    Added 11/08/2012
    World on a Wire (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • Four unnamed people who look and sound a lot like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Joseph McCarthy converge in one New York City hotel room for this compelling, visually inventive adaptation of Terry Johnson’s play, from director Nicolas Roeg.

    Added 11/08/2012
    Insignificance (Criterion DVD)

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  • This Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a postapocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals is one of Malle’s most experimental films and a cinematic daydream like no other.

    Added 11/03/2012
    Black Moon (Criterion DVD)

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  • A true artist who had deftly used the Soviet film industry to make statements both personal and universal, Shepitko remains one of the greatest unsung filmmakers of all time.

    Added 10/10/2012
    Eclipse Series 11:   Larisa Shepitko (Eclipse DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

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  • In The Blood of a Poet, Orpheus, and Testament of Orpheus, Cocteau utilizes the Orphic myth to explore the complex relationships between the artist and his creations, reality and the imagination.

    Added 09/28/2012
    The Orphic Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $79.95

    Out of Print
  • While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Good Book, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses—then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. A landmark American documentary.

    Added 09/23/2012
    Salesman (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • Gérard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve star as members of a French theater company living under the German occupation during World War II in François Truffaut’s gripping character study. Equal parts romance, historical tragedy, and even comedy, this is Truffaut’s tribute to art overcoming adversity.

    Added 09/08/2012
    The Last Metro (Criterion DVD)

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  • Roman Polanski orchestrates a mental ménage à trois in this slyly absurd tale of paranoia from the director’s golden 1960s period.

    Added 09/03/2012
    Cul-de-sac (Criterion DVD)

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  • Roman Polanski followed up Knife in the Water with this controversial tale of psychosis. Catherine Deneuve is Carol, a fragile, frigid young beauty cracking up in her London flat when left alone by her vacationing sister. Repulsion is one of cinema’s most shocking psychological thrillers.

    Added 08/27/2012
    Repulsion (Criterion DVD)

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  • This multilayered, noirish descent into one man’s personal hell is also a surreal, metacinematic journey that, two years after the phenomenon Se7en, further demonstrated that director David Fincher was one of Hollywood’s true contemporary visionaries.

    Added 08/12/2012
    The Game (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin’s dazzling police procedural The Naked City was shot entirely on location in New York. As influenced by Italian neorealism as American crime fiction, this double Academy Award winner remains a benchmark for naturalism in noir.

    Added 08/05/2012
    The Naked City (Criterion DVD)

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  • Based on Holling C. Holling’s beloved, Caldecott-awarded children’s book, William Mason’s stunning film follows the adventures of a tiny, wood-carved canoe as it forges its own path from Lake Superior through the Great Lakes and down to the Atlantic Ocean.

    Added 07/24/2012
    Paddle to the Sea (Janus Films DVD)

    Janus Films DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $14.95

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  • Filmmaking legend Roberto Rossellini brings his passion for realism and unerring eye for the everyday to this portrait of the early years of the reign of France’s “Sun King,” and in the process reinvents the costume drama.

    Added 07/22/2012
    The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

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  • In Carlos Saura’s exquisite Cría cuervos . . ., Ana Torrent (the dark-eyed beauty from The Spirit of the Beehive) portrays the disturbed eight-year-old Ana, living in Madrid with her two sisters and mourning the death of her mother, whom she conjures as a ghost (an ethereal Geraldine Chaplin).

    Added 07/22/2012
    Cría cuervos . . .  (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy’s postwar economic recovery.

    Added 04/13/2012
    Umberto D. (Criterion DVD)

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    SRP: $29.95

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