Nicholas D.’s Wish List (12)

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  • After a chance meeting on a train platform, a married doctor (Trevor Howard) and a suburban housewife (Celia Johnson) begin a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair.

    Added 01/17/2016
    Brief Encounter (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Apr 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Seeking to invigorate the American documentary format, which he felt was rote and uninspired, Robert Drew brought the style and vibrancy he had fostered as a Life magazine correspondent to filmmaking in the late fifties.

    Added 01/17/2016
    The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew & Associates (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Apr 2016

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In Kaneto Shindo’s chilling folktale, a mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a desperate existence in the lonely marshes of war-torn medieval Japan. When a neighbor returns from the skirmishes, lust, jealousy, and rage—and a horrifying fate at the hands of an ominous, ill-gotten demon mask—ensue.

    Added 10/04/2015
    Onibaba (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • This affectionate farce from François Truffaut about the joys and strife of moviemaking is one of his most beloved films.

    Added 09/28/2015
    Day for Night (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen’s great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman.

    Added 06/11/2014
    Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • Jean Gabin stars as an army deserter looking for another chance to make good on life in Marcel Carné’s stark portrayal of an underworld of lonely souls wrestling with their own destinies. Port of Shadows is a quintessential example of poetic realism from the golden age of French cinema.

    Added 02/17/2014
    Port of Shadows (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

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  • A surreal fever dream, or perhaps a nightmare, Last Year at Marienbad, written by the radical master of the New Novel, Alain Robbe-Grillet, gorgeously fuses the past with the present in telling its ambiguous tale of a man and a woman who may or may not have met a year ago.

    Added 12/15/2013
    Last Year at Marienbad (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    Out of Print
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  • Jeremy Irons gives a tour-de-force performance as identical twin gynecologists—suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly, bipolar sides of one personality—who descend into a whirlpool of sexual confusion, drugs, and madness in David Cronenberg’s chilling tale.

    Added 05/03/2013
    Dead Ringers (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Set during the final week of the Spanish Civil War, The Devil’s Backbone tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who, after his freedom-fighting father is killed, is sent to a haunted rural orphanage full of terrible secrets.

    Added 04/15/2013
    The Devil’s Backbone (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Playwright and novelist Yukio Mishima foreshadowed his own violent suicide with this ravishing short feature, which depicts the seppuku of an army officer.

    Added 03/15/2013
    Patriotism (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $24.95

    Criterion Store price:$19.96

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    Nicholas D.: “I mainly want this so that I can lend/show it to my friends who haven't seen this beautiful gem.”

    Added 03/15/2013
    Chungking Express (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Out of Print
  • Hiroshi Teshigahara found his spiritual partner in novelist and screenwriter Kobo Abe, with whom he collaborated on these Kafkaesque portraits of identities in peril, films that captivated mainstream audiences while also touching the edges of the Japanese avant-garde.

    Added 02/26/2013
    Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Box Set

    4 Discs

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