I bought my first Criterion in July of 2007; I had been looking for Ran for years and finally found it at my local Hastings the day I turned 15. By winter, I had bought Seven Samurai and 8 1/2, and was hooked. There was no turning back.

  • Favorite director: Orson Welles, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Claire Denis, Paul Thomas Anderson, Kenji Mizoguchi, Lee Chang-dong, Akira Kurosawa, Michael Haneke, Ingmar Bergman, Terence Davies, Lav Diaz
  • Favorite Criterion edition: The Long Day Closes
  • Most wanted in the collection: A Brighter Summer Day, The Emigrants & The New Land, The Wind, Buñuel in Mexico, The Actress/Centre Stage, Zhang Yimou Red Trilogy, La Belle Noiseuse, Farewell My Concubine, Gabbeh, Smoke Signals

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