We were so thrilled to have the privilege of interviewing The Vanishing director George Sluizer at his home in France in May of this year. In this clip from that discussion, the entirety of which can be found on our new release of the film, he talks about his initial difficulty getting distribution for The Vanishing, and Stanley Kubrick’s wild admiration for it. Sluizer passed away last month.
Digging Through Movie History at Chaplin’s Studios
Film scholar Craig Barron gives us a tour of the studios on whose back lot Charlie Chaplin built the set for his final film of the silent era, The Circus.
Career Women in the Land of Lubitsch
Critics Molly Haskell and Farran Smith Nehme talk about the highly idiosyncratic heroines who populate Ernst Lubitsch’s comedies, including the protagonist of his final film, Cluny Brown.
Ritwik Ghatak’s Pursuit of Truth Beyond Realism
Acclaimed Indian filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani discuss how the Bengali master mixed expressionism and naturalism in his devastating domestic tragedy The Cloud-Capped Star.