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8 1/2
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directed by Federico Fellini, 1920-1993; designed by Piero Gherardi, 1909-1971; produced by Angelo Rizzoli, 1889-1970, Francinex and Cineriz; performed by Anouk Aimée, 1932-, Claudia Cardinale, 1938- and Marcello Mastroianni, 1924-1996 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1963), 2 hours 19 mins,
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Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 (Otto e mezzo) turns one man's artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. An early working title for 8 1/2 was The Bea...
directed by Federico Fellini, 1920-1993; designed by Piero Gherardi, 1909-1971; produced by Angelo Rizzoli, 1889-1970, Francinex and Cineriz; performed by Anouk Aimée, 1932-, Claudia Cardinale, 1938- and Marcello Mastroianni, 1924-1996 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1963), 2 hours 19 mins,
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El Angel Exterminador
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directed by Luis Buñuel, 1900-1983; designed by Georgette Somohano, fl. 1952; produced by Gustavo Alatriste, 1922-2006; performed by Claudio Brook, 1927-1995, Enrique Rambal, 1924-1971 and Silvia Pinal, 1931- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1962), 1 hour 33 mins,
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A group of high-society friends are invited to a mansion for dinner and inexplicably find themselves unable to leave in Luis Buñuel's daring masterpiece The Exterminating Angel (El Angel exterminador). Made just one year after his international sensation Viridiana, this film, full of eerie, comic absurdity, furth...
directed by Luis Buñuel, 1900-1983; designed by Georgette Somohano, fl. 1952; produced by Gustavo Alatriste, 1922-2006; performed by Claudio Brook, 1927-1995, Enrique Rambal, 1924-1971 and Silvia Pinal, 1931- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1962), 1 hour 33 mins,
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The Battle of Algiers
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directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, 1919-2006; designed by Giovanni Axerio; produced by Antonio Musu, 1916-1979 and Yacef Saadi; performed by Yacef Saadi, Jean Martin, 1922-2009 and Brahim Hadjadj, 1934-1996 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 2 hours 2 mins
One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women pla...
directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, 1919-2006; designed by Giovanni Axerio; produced by Antonio Musu, 1916-1979 and Yacef Saadi; performed by Yacef Saadi, Jean Martin, 1922-2009 and Brahim Hadjadj, 1934-1996 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 2 hours 2 mins
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Black Orpheus
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directed by Marcel Camus, 1912-1982; produced by Sacha Gordine, 1910-1968; performed by Fausto Guerzoni, 1904-1967, Marcel Camus, 1912-1982, Marpessa Dawn, 1934-2008 and Breno Mello, 1931-2008 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 48 mins
Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravis...
directed by Marcel Camus, 1912-1982; produced by Sacha Gordine, 1910-1968; performed by Fausto Guerzoni, 1904-1967, Marcel Camus, 1912-1982, Marpessa Dawn, 1934-2008 and Breno Mello, 1931-2008 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 48 mins
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A Brief History of Time
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directed by Errol Morris, 1948-; produced by David Hickman (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1991), 1 hour 24 mins
Errol Morris turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs. An adroitly crafted tale of personal adversity, professional triumph, and cosmolo...
directed by Errol Morris, 1948-; produced by David Hickman (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1991), 1 hour 24 mins
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Close-up
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directed by Abbas Kiarostami, 1940-; performed by Mehrdad Ahankhah, fl. 1990, Abolfazl Ahankhah, fl. 1990, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1957- and Hossain Sabzian, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1990), 1 hour 38 mins
Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has created some of the most inventive and transcendent cinema of the past thirty years, and Close-up is his most radical, brilliant work. This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fra...
directed by Abbas Kiarostami, 1940-; performed by Mehrdad Ahankhah, fl. 1990, Abolfazl Ahankhah, fl. 1990, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1957- and Hossain Sabzian, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1990), 1 hour 38 mins
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Crazed Fruit
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directed by Kô Nakahira, 1926-1978; produced by Mizunoe Takiko, 1915-2009, Nikkatsu Film Company; performed by Mie Kitahara, 1933-, Yûjirô Ishihara, 1934-1987 and Masahiko Tsugawa, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 26 mins,
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Two brothers compete for the amorous favors of a young woman during a seaside summer of gambling, boating, and drinking, in this seminal Sun Tribe (taiyozoku) film from director Kô Nakahira. Adapted from the controversial novel by Shintaro Ishihara, and critically savaged for its lurid portrayal of the postwar se...
directed by Kô Nakahira, 1926-1978; produced by Mizunoe Takiko, 1915-2009, Nikkatsu Film Company; performed by Mie Kitahara, 1933-, Yûjirô Ishihara, 1934-1987 and Masahiko Tsugawa, 1940- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 26 mins,
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Cría cuervos . . .
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directed by Carlos Saura, 1932-; designed by Maiki Marín, fl. 1972; produced by Elías Querejeta, 1934-2013, Elías Querejeta P.C.; performed by Florinda Chico, 1926-2011, Monica Randall, 1942- and Geraldine Chaplin, 1944- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1976), 1 hour 51 mins,
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Carlos Saura's exquisite Cri­a Cuervos... heralded a turning point in Spain: shot while General Franco was on his deathbed, the film melds the personal and the political in a portrait of the legacy of fascism and its effects on a middle-class family (the title derives from the Spanish proverb: "Raise ravens and t...
directed by Carlos Saura, 1932-; designed by Maiki Marín, fl. 1972; produced by Elías Querejeta, 1934-2013, Elías Querejeta P.C.; performed by Florinda Chico, 1926-2011, Monica Randall, 1942- and Geraldine Chaplin, 1944- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1976), 1 hour 51 mins,
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Danton
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directed by Andrzej Wajda, 1926-; designed by Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle, 1937-; produced by Margaret Ménégoz, 1941- and Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka, fl. 1983, TF1, Paris, France, Gaumont Film Company, Les Films du Losange, Société française de production cinématographique and Zespół Filmowy X; performed by Anne Alvaro, 1951-, Wojciech Pszoniak, 1942- and Gérard Depardieu, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1983), 2 hours 17 mins,
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Gerard Depardieu and Wojciech Pszoniak star in Andrzej Wajda's powerful, intimate depiction of the ideological clash between the earthy, man-of-the-people Georges Danton and icy Jacobin extremist Maximilien Robespierre, both key figures of the French Revolution. By drawing parallels to Polish "solidarity," a mov...
directed by Andrzej Wajda, 1926-; designed by Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle, 1937-; produced by Margaret Ménégoz, 1941- and Barbara Pec-S̀lesicka, fl. 1983, TF1, Paris, France, Gaumont Film Company, Les Films du Losange, Société française de production cinématographique and Zespół Filmowy X; performed by Anne Alvaro, 1951-, Wojciech Pszoniak, 1942- and Gérard Depardieu, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1983), 2 hours 17 mins,
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Day of Wrath
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directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1889-1968; designed by Olga Thomsen and Karl Sandt Jensen; produced by Tage Nielsen, 1929-2003 and Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1889-1968; performed by Sigrid Neiiendam, 1868-1955, Lisbeth Movin, 1917-2011 and Thorkild Roose, 1874-1961 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1943), 1 hour 38 mins
Filmed during the Nazi occupation of Denmark, Carl Dreyer’s Day of Wrath (Vredens dag) is a harrowing account of individual helplessness in the face of growing social repression and paranoia. Anna, the young second wife of a well-respected but much older pastor, falls in love with her stepson when he returns to...
directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1889-1968; designed by Olga Thomsen and Karl Sandt Jensen; produced by Tage Nielsen, 1929-2003 and Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1889-1968; performed by Sigrid Neiiendam, 1868-1955, Lisbeth Movin, 1917-2011 and Thorkild Roose, 1874-1961 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1943), 1 hour 38 mins
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