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Au Hasard Balthazar
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Mag Bodard, 1916-; performed by François Lafarge, fl. 1966, Walter Green, fl. 1966 and Anne Wiazemsky, 1947- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 1 hour 36 mins
A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema, director Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; produced by Mag Bodard, 1916-; performed by François Lafarge, fl. 1966, Walter Green, fl. 1966 and Anne Wiazemsky, 1947- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1966), 1 hour 36 mins
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Beauty and the Beast
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directed by Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963 and René Clément, 1913-1996; designed by Antonio Castillo, 1908-1984, Marcel Escoffier, 1910-2001 and Christian Bérard, 1902-1949; performed by Jean Marais, 1913-1998, Josette Day, 1914-1978 and Mila Parély, 1917-2012 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 1 hour 34 mins
Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece—in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast—is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. The spectacular vi...
directed by Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963 and René Clément, 1913-1996; designed by Antonio Castillo, 1908-1984, Marcel Escoffier, 1910-2001 and Christian Bérard, 1902-1949; performed by Jean Marais, 1913-1998, Josette Day, 1914-1978 and Mila Parély, 1917-2012 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 1 hour 34 mins
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Boudu Saved from Drowning
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Michel Simon, 1895-1975; performed by Sévérine Lerczinska, fl. 1932, Michel Simon, 1895-1975 and Marcelle Hainia, 1896-1968 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1932), 1 hour 25 mins
Michel Simon gives one of the most memorable performances in screen history as Boudu, a Parisian tramp who takes a suicidal plunge into the Seine and is rescued by a well-to-do bookseller, Edouard Lestingois (Charles Granval). The Lestingois family decides to take in the irrepressible bum, and he shows his gratitu...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Michel Simon, 1895-1975; performed by Sévérine Lerczinska, fl. 1932, Michel Simon, 1895-1975 and Marcelle Hainia, 1896-1968 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1932), 1 hour 25 mins
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La Jetee
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directed by Chris Marker, 1921-2012; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998, Argos Films; performed by Hélène Chatelain, fl. 1962, Davos Hanich, fl. 1962, Jacques Ledoux, 1921-1988, André Heinrich, 1923-, Jacques Branchu, fl. 1962, Pierre Joffroy, fl. 1961, Étienne Becker, 1936-, Philbert von Lifchitz, fl. 1962, Ligia Branice, 1932-, Janine Klein, fl. 1962, William Klein, 1928- and Germano Facetti, 1928-2006 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1962), 28 mins
Chris Marker, filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor, and now videographer and digital multimedia artist, has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers, and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet. Markers La Jetee is one of the mos...
directed by Chris Marker, 1921-2012; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998, Argos Films; performed by Hélène Chatelain, fl. 1962, Davos Hanich, fl. 1962, Jacques Ledoux, 1921-1988, André Heinrich, 1923-, Jacques Branchu, fl. 1962, Pierre Joffroy, fl. 1961, Étienne Becker, 1936-, Philbert von Lifchitz, fl. 1962, Ligia Branice, 1932-, Janine Klein, fl. 1962, William Klein, 1928- and Germano Facetti, 1928-2006 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1962), 28 mins
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Lola Montes
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directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Albert Caraco, fl. 1954, Florida Films, Union Films and Gamma Film; performed by Anton Walbrook, 1896-1967, Sir Peter Ustinov, 1921-2004 and Martine Carol, 1920-1967 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 1 hour 56 mins
Lola Montès is a visually ravishing, narratively daring dramatization of the life of the notorious courtesan and showgirl, played by Martine Carol. With his customary cinematographic flourish and, for the first time, vibrant color, Max Ophuls charts the course of Montès’s scandalous past through the invocation...
directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Albert Caraco, fl. 1954, Florida Films, Union Films and Gamma Film; performed by Anton Walbrook, 1896-1967, Sir Peter Ustinov, 1921-2004 and Martine Carol, 1920-1967 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 1 hour 56 mins
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The Red Balloon
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directed by Albert Lamorisse, 1922-1970; produced by Albert Lamorisse, 1922-1970, Films Montsouris; performed by Renée Marion, fl. 1956, Vladimir Popov, fl. 1927-1956, Georges Sellier, 1893-1988, Sabine Lamorisse, fl. 1956 and Pascal Lamorisse, 1950- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 35 mins
Newly restored and available for the first time on video, Albert Lamorisse’s exquisite The Red Balloon remains one of the most beloved children’s films of all time. In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets...
directed by Albert Lamorisse, 1922-1970; produced by Albert Lamorisse, 1922-1970, Films Montsouris; performed by Renée Marion, fl. 1956, Vladimir Popov, fl. 1927-1956, Georges Sellier, 1893-1988, Sabine Lamorisse, fl. 1956 and Pascal Lamorisse, 1950- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 35 mins
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The Rules of the Game
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Coco Chanel, 1883-1971; produced by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; performed by Marcel Dalio, 1900-1983, Nora Gregor, 1901-1949, Paulette Dubost, 1910-2011, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Mila Parély, 1917-2012, Odette Talazac, 1883-1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1939), 1 hour 47 mins
Considered one of the greatest films ever made, The Rules of the Game (La règle du jeu), by Jean Renoir, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners in which a weekend at a marquis’ country château lays bare some ugly truths about a group of haut bourgeois acquaintances. T...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Coco Chanel, 1883-1971; produced by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; performed by Marcel Dalio, 1900-1983, Nora Gregor, 1901-1949, Paulette Dubost, 1910-2011, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Mila Parély, 1917-2012, Odette Talazac, 1883-1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1939), 1 hour 47 mins
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Under the Roofs of Paris
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directed by René Clair, 1898-1981; designed by René Hubert, 1895-1976; produced by Films Sonores Tobis; performed by Albert Préjean, 1893-1979, Pola Illéry, 1909-1993, Edmond T. Gréville, 1906-1966, Bill Bocket, 1892-1961, Paul Ollivier, 1876-1948 and Gaston Modot, 1887-1970 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1930), 1 hour 32 mins
In Rene Clair's irrepressibly romantic portrait of the crowded tenements of Paris, a street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman. This witty exploration of love and human foibles, told primarily through song, captures the flamboyant atmosphere of the city with sophisticated visuals and...
directed by René Clair, 1898-1981; designed by René Hubert, 1895-1976; produced by Films Sonores Tobis; performed by Albert Préjean, 1893-1979, Pola Illéry, 1909-1993, Edmond T. Gréville, 1906-1966, Bill Bocket, 1892-1961, Paul Ollivier, 1876-1948 and Gaston Modot, 1887-1970 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1930), 1 hour 32 mins
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A Day in the Country
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Pierre Braunberger, 1905-1990, Panthéon Productions; performed by Sylvia Bataille, 1908-1993, Jane Marken, 1895-1976, Georges D'Arnoux, fl. 1925-1951, André Gabriello, 1896-1975, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 41 mins
While on a day trip to the countryside with her parents, a young woman falls in love with a local boy.
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Pierre Braunberger, 1905-1990, Panthéon Productions; performed by Sylvia Bataille, 1908-1993, Jane Marken, 1895-1976, Georges D'Arnoux, fl. 1925-1951, André Gabriello, 1896-1975, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 41 mins
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Diabolique
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directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1907-1977; designed by Carven, 1909-; produced by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1907-1977; performed by Paul Meurisse, 1912-1979, Véra Clouzot, 1913-1960 and Simone Signoret, 1921-1985 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 1 hour 57 mins
Before Psycho, Peeping Tom, and Repulsion, there was Diabolique. This thriller from Henri‑Georges Clouzot, which shocked audiences in Europe and the U.S., is the story of two women—the fragile wife and the willful mistress of the sadistic headmaster of a boys’ boarding school—who hatch a daring reven...
directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1907-1977; designed by Carven, 1909-; produced by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 1907-1977; performed by Paul Meurisse, 1912-1979, Véra Clouzot, 1913-1960 and Simone Signoret, 1921-1985 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 1 hour 57 mins
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