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In this art-house sensation, an amateur entomologist has left Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert; when he misses his bus back to civilization, he spends the night with a young widow who lives at the bottom of a sand dune.
Sidney: “If you want to see a graceful documentary about a true icon and legendary actress, this is definitely the one to see.”
Sidney: “One of the greatest offbeat westerns of the 1970s that remains as haunting and innovative as the day it was released. A true Altman masterpiece!”
Sidney: “One of the creepiest movies I've ever seen, and an eerie testament to the power of the American independent film. An incredible B-Movie classic!”
Sidney: “A mercilessly funny and incomparably dark Cold War nightmare that remains one of Kubrick's greatest masterpieces. ”
Sidney: “A truly metaphysical film with amazing performances by Binoche and an uncommonly graceful Stewart.”
A sophisticated supernatural Hollywood comedy whose influence continues to be felt, Here Comes Mr. Jordan stars the eminently versatile Robert Montgomery as a working-class boxer and amateur aviator whose plane crashes in a freak accident.
Jean Renoir’s ruthless love triangle tale, his second sound film, is a true precursor to his brilliantly bitter The Rules of the Game, displaying all of the filmmaker’s visual genius and fully imbued with his profound sense of humanity.
Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction.
Sidney: “One of the most remarkable and spellbinding trilogies in cinema history. All three films show Wenders' amazing craft for emotional and physical truth.”