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  • Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman plying his craft during the turbulent final days of shogunate rule in Japan, Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse or mercy.

    Added 10/16/2014
    The Sword of Doom (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    6 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • This is an unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer (Margit Carstensen) and a beautiful but icy ingenue (Hanna Schygulla).

    Added 10/16/2014
    The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    13 Jan 2015

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor (Charlotte Rampling) discovers her former torturer and lover (Dirk Bogarde) working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna.

    Added 10/12/2014
    The Night Porter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 Dec 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A French comedy master whose films went unseen for decades as a result of legal tangles, director-actor Pierre Etaix is a treasure the cinematic world has rediscovered and embraced with relish.

    Added 08/05/2014
    Pierre Etaix (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    2 Discs

    SRP: $59.95

    Criterion Store price:$47.96

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  • Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In F for Fake, a free-form sort-of documentary by Orson Welles, the legendary filmmaker (and self-described charlatan) gleefully reengages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous lines between illusion and truth, art and lies.

    Added 08/05/2014
    F for Fake (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art.

    Added 08/05/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    28 Oct 2014

    Blu-Ray Box Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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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 08/05/2014
    The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    22 Jul 2014

    Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD Box Set

    13 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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  • This fleet and gripping film is the first of the early thrillers the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, made during the fertile phase of his career spent at the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation.

    Added 07/27/2014
    The Man Who Knew Too Much (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

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  • The biggest hit from the most popular Italian filmmaker of all time, La dolce vita rocketed Federico Fellini to international mainstream success—ironically, by offering a damning critique of the culture of stardom.

    Added 07/27/2014
    La dolce vita (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    21 Oct 2014

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    1 Disc

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  • Catherine Deneuve’s porcelain perfection hides a cracked interior in one of the actress’s most iconic roles: Séverine, a Paris housewife who begins secretly spending her after­noon hours working in a bordello.

    Added 07/27/2014
    Belle de jour (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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  • The wildly prolific German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder paid homage to his cinematic hero Douglas Sirk with this update of that filmmaker’s 1955 All That Heaven Allows.

    Added 07/27/2014
    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    30 Sep 2014

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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  • A profoundly felt film about class and conformity in small-town America, All That Heaven Allows is a pinnacle of expressionistic Hollywood melodrama.

    Added 04/15/2014
    All That Heaven Allows (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

    10 Jun 2014

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    3 Discs

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  • Eric Rohmer stood apart from his New Wave contemporaries, like François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, with his patented brand of gently existential, hyperarticulate character studies set against vivid seasonal landscapes. The “Six Moral Tales” unleashed a new voice onto the film world.

    Added 04/15/2014
    Six Moral Tales (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    6 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

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  • Gary Cooper, Fredric March, and Miriam Hopkins play a trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult “gentleman’s agree­ment” in this continental pre-Code comedy, freely adapted by Ben Hecht from a play by Noël Coward and directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

    Added 03/25/2014
    Design for Living (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

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  • In the swift, cynical Sweet Smell of Success, Burt Lancaster stars as the vicious Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis as Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent Hunsecker ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.

    Added 05/30/2013
    Sweet Smell of Success (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired.

    Added 05/30/2013
    Branded to Kill (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Under Kenji Mizoguchi’s dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema’s greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil.

    Added 05/30/2013
    Sansho the Bailiff (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Brazen and bleak, Kiss Me Deadly is a film noir masterwork as well as an essential piece of cold war paranoia, and it features as nervy an ending as has ever been seen in American cinema.

    Added 05/29/2013
    Kiss Me Deadly (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made.

    Added 12/26/2012
    Rashomon (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route—a white-knuckle ride from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot.

    Added 07/13/2012
    The Wages of Fear (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

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