2015 • 95 minutes • 1.85:1 • United Kingdom
Spine: #861 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Andrew Haigh carries the tradition of British realist cinema to artful new heights in this exquisitely calibrated film, which features Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as an English couple on the eve of an anniversary celebration.
1979 • 130 minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Spine: #864 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
This satire, both deeply melancholy and hilarious, is the culmination of Hal Ashby’s remarkable string of films in the 1970s, and a carefully modulated examination of the ideals, anxieties, and media-fueled delusions that shaped American culture during that decade.
1966 • 111 minutes • 1.85:1 • United Kingdom
Spine: #865 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
A countercultural masterpiece about the act of seeing and the art of image making, Blow-Up takes the form of a psychological mystery, starring David Hemmings as a fashion photographer who unknowingly captures a death on film after following two lovers in a park.
1999 • 105 minutes • United States
Spine: #866 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
This revelatory documentary is one of the most beloved music documentaries of the 1990s, and an infectious ode to a neglected corner of Cuba’s prerevolutionary heritage.
1976 • 115 minutes • 1.85:1 • Mexico
Spine: #862 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
One of Mexico’s most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory is a daring commentary on ideological manipulation, religious fanaticism, and mass violence, as well as a visceral expression of horror.
2015 • 114 minutes • 2.35:1 • France
Spine: #871 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Searing and sensitive, this Palme d’Or–winning drama is a unique depiction of the refugee experience as a continuous crisis of identity.
2001 • 111 minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Spine: #872 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
With its parade of oddball characters, quotable, Oscar-nominated script, and eclectic soundtrack of vintage obscurities, Ghost World is one of the twenty-first century’s most fiercely beloved comedies.
1959 • 93 minutes • 1.33:1 • Japan
Spine: #84 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of intergenerational relationships, Good Morning (Ohayo) tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking as an act of resistance after their parents refuse to buy a television set.
1975 • 201 minutes • 1.66:1 • Belgium
Spine: #484 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Whether seen as an exacting character portrait or one of cinema’s most hypnotic and complete depictions of space and time, Jeanne Dielman is an astonishing, compelling movie experiment, one that has been analyzed and argued over for decades.
This collector’s set gathers six important restorations from the Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project, which was established by Martin Scorsese in 2007 to preserve and present masterpieces from around the globe.
1970 • 96 minutes • 1.66:1 • United States
Spine: #863 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
John Waters’ gloriously grotesque second feature is replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments.
1952 • 93 minutes • 1.37:1 • United States
Spine: #870 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
Gloriously cinematic despite being made on a tiny budget, Orson Welles’s Othello is a testament to the filmmaker’s stubborn willingness to pursue his vision to the ends of the earth.
Francis Ford Coppola
1983 • 94 minutes • 1.85:1 • United States
Spine: #869 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
In this deeply personal tale of estrangement and reconciliation between two rebellious brothers, set in a dreamlike and timeless Tulsa, Francis Ford Coppola gives mythic dimensions to intimate, painful emotions.
1985 • 114 minutes • 1.85:1 • Japan
Spine: #868 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
The sweet, sexy, and surreal Tampopo is a lavishly inclusive paean to the sensual joys of nourishment, and one of the most mouthwatering examples of food on film ever made.
1964 • 92 minutes • 1.85:1 • France
Spine: #716 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Collector’s Sets, iTunes
Exquisitely designed in a kaleidoscope of colors, and told entirely through lilting songs by the great composer Michel Legrand, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is one of the most revered and unorthodox movie musicals of all time.
1942 • 112 minutes • 1.33:1 • United States
Spine: #867 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray
George Stevens’s Woman of the Year, conceived to build on the smashing comeback Katharine Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story, is a dazzling, funny, and rueful observation of what it takes for men and women to get along—both in the workplace and outside of it.
1967 • 126 minutes • 2.35:1 • France
Spine: #717 Editions: DVD, Blu-Ray, Collector’s Sets
With its jazzy Michel Legrand score, pastel paradise of costumes, and divine supporting cast (George Chakiris, Grover Dale, Danielle Darrieux, Michel Piccoli, and Gene Kelly), The Young Girls of Rochefort is a tribute to Hollywood optimism from sixties French cinema’s preeminent dreamer.