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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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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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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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Les Demoiselles de Rochefort
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directed by Jacques Demy, 1931-1990; designed by Jacqueline Moreau, fl. 1967 and Marie-Claude Fouquet, fl. 1967; produced by Gilbert de Goldschmidt, 1925-2010; performed by Jacques Perrin, 1941-, Françoise Dorléac, 1942-1967, George Chakiris, 1934- and Catherine Deneuve, 1943- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 2 hours 7 mins,
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Jacques Demy followed up The Umbrellas of Cherbourg with another musical about missed connections and second chances, this one a more effervescent confection. Twins Delphine and Solange, a dance instructor and a music teacher (played by real-life sisters Catherine Deneuve and Francoise Dorleac), long for big-city...
directed by Jacques Demy, 1931-1990; designed by Jacqueline Moreau, fl. 1967 and Marie-Claude Fouquet, fl. 1967; produced by Gilbert de Goldschmidt, 1925-2010; performed by Jacques Perrin, 1941-, Françoise Dorléac, 1942-1967, George Chakiris, 1934- and Catherine Deneuve, 1943- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 2 hours 7 mins,
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Il Deserto Rosso
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directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1912-2007; designed by Gitt Magrini, 1914-1977; produced by Antonio Levesi Cervi, fl. 1965-2012; performed by Carlo Chionetti, fl. 1964, Richard Harris, 1930-2002 and Monica Vitti, 1931- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1965), 1 hour 57 mins,
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Michelangelo Antonioni's panoramas of contemporary alienation were decade-defining artistic events, and Red Desert, his first color film, is perhaps his most epochal. This provocative look at the spiritual desolation of the technological age - about a disaffected woman, brilliantly portrayed by Antonioni muse Moni...
directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1912-2007; designed by Gitt Magrini, 1914-1977; produced by Antonio Levesi Cervi, fl. 1965-2012; performed by Carlo Chionetti, fl. 1964, Richard Harris, 1930-2002 and Monica Vitti, 1931- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1965), 1 hour 57 mins,
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Die Brücke
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directed by Bernhard Wicki, 1919-2000; designed by Josef Wanke, fl. 1959; produced by Hermann Schwerin, 1902-1970, Fono-film; performed by Michael Hinz, 1939-2008, Fritz Wepper, 1941- and Folker Bohnet, 1937- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 43 mins,
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Bernhard Wicki's astonishing The Bridge was the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation's first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination. Set near the end of the conflict, it follows a group of teenage boys in a small town...
directed by Bernhard Wicki, 1919-2000; designed by Josef Wanke, fl. 1959; produced by Hermann Schwerin, 1902-1970, Fono-film; performed by Michael Hinz, 1939-2008, Fritz Wepper, 1941- and Folker Bohnet, 1937- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 1 hour 43 mins,
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Le Grand Amour
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directed by Pierre Étaix, 1928-; designed by Daniel Louradour; produced by Paul Claudon, 1919-2002; performed by Alain Janey, 1928-1998, Nicole Calfan, 1947-, Annie Fratellini, 1932-1997 and Pierre Étaix, 1928- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 27 mins
Despite having a loving and patient wife at home, a good-natured suit-and-tie man, played by writer-director Pierre Etaix, finds himself hopelessly attracted to his gorgeous new secretary in this gently satirical tale of temptation. From this simple, standard premise, Etaix weaves a constantly surprising web of co...
directed by Pierre Étaix, 1928-; designed by Daniel Louradour; produced by Paul Claudon, 1919-2002; performed by Alain Janey, 1928-1998, Nicole Calfan, 1947-, Annie Fratellini, 1932-1997 and Pierre Étaix, 1928- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 27 mins
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