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.
Donald Richie Uncovers the Traces of a Lost Japan
In collaboration with director Lucille Carra, the renowned writer brought his impressionistic travelogue The Inland Sea—an unusual choice for a film adaptation—to the big screen.
A Palette That Sizzles On-Screen
Filmmaker Darnell Martin and writer Nelson George discuss how vividly Do the Right Thing captures the heat of a Brooklyn summer and the diverse skin tones of its cast of color.
A Genius of French Cinema Delivers a Career-Defining Performance
Raimu is at his subtle best in one of the most moving scenes in The Baker’s Wife, a moment in which the actor channels the collective despair of France’s working class.