Le petit soldat: The Awful Truth
One of the lesser-known films in Godard’s extraordinary run of 1960s masterpieces, this severe, angular thriller was the director’s first foray into the political territory that would prove so essential to his later work.
L’humanité: Ordinary Human Behavior
In his idiosyncratic, award-winning second film, Bruno Dumont uses the story of an alienated police detective to investigate the most elemental aspects of human experience.
La vie de Jésus: The Sky Above
Bruno Dumont’s remarkable first feature examines the intermingling of the sacred and the profane in the French provinces.
Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara—Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France
Made during the German occupation of France, these beguiling films showcase Claude Autant-Lara at the height of his powers.