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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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Amarcord
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directed by Federico Fellini, 1920-1993; designed by Danilo Donati, 1926-2001; produced by Franco Cristaldi, 1924-1992; performed by Armando Brancia, 1917-1997, Pupella Maggio, 1910-1999, Bruno Zanin, 1951- and Magali Noël, 1932- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 2 hours 4 mins
This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director's youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, and political subterfuge, all set to Nina Rota's classic, nostalgia-tinge...
directed by Federico Fellini, 1920-1993; designed by Danilo Donati, 1926-2001; produced by Franco Cristaldi, 1924-1992; performed by Armando Brancia, 1917-1997, Pupella Maggio, 1910-1999, Bruno Zanin, 1951- and Magali Noël, 1932- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 2 hours 4 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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Drunken Angel
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directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Motoki Sôjirô, fl. 1945-1971, Toho Company; performed by Nakakita Chieko, 1926-2005, Kogure Michiyo, 1918-1990, Yamamoto Reisaburô, fl. 1927-1964, Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997 and Shimura Takashi, 1905-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1948), 1 hour 38 mins
In this powerful early noir from the great Akira Kurosawa, Toshiro Mifune bursts onto the screen as a volatile, tubercular criminal who strikes up an unlikely relationship with Takashi Shimura’s jaded physician. Set in and around the muddy swamps and back alleys of postwar Tokyo, Drunken Angel is an evocative,...
directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Motoki Sôjirô, fl. 1945-1971, Toho Company; performed by Nakakita Chieko, 1926-2005, Kogure Michiyo, 1918-1990, Yamamoto Reisaburô, fl. 1927-1964, Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997 and Shimura Takashi, 1905-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1948), 1 hour 38 mins
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The Human Condition: Parts 3 & 4
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directed by Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru, fl. 1955 and Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; performed by Kokinji Katsura, 1926-, Aratama Michiyo, 1930-2001 and Nakadai Tatsuya, 1932- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 2 hours 58 mins
Masaki Kobayashi's mammoth humanist drama is one of the most staggering achievements of Japanese cinema. Originally filmed and released in three parts, the nine-and-a-half-hour The Human Condition (Ningen no joken), adapted from Junpei Gomikawa's six-volume novel, tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet n...
directed by Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru, fl. 1955 and Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; performed by Kokinji Katsura, 1926-, Aratama Michiyo, 1930-2001 and Nakadai Tatsuya, 1932- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1959), 2 hours 58 mins
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Ikiru
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directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Motoki Sôjirô, fl. 1945-1971; performed by Himori Shin'ichi, 1907-1959, Nobuo Kaneko, 1923-1955 and Shimura Takashi, 1905-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 2 hours 23 mins
Considered by some to be Akira Kurosawa’s greatest achievement, Ikiru presents the director at his most compassionate—affirming life through an exploration of a man’s death. Takashi Shimura portrays Kanji Watanabe, an aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer forced to strip the veneer off his existence and find...
directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1999; produced by Motoki Sôjirô, fl. 1945-1971; performed by Himori Shin'ichi, 1907-1959, Nobuo Kaneko, 1923-1955 and Shimura Takashi, 1905-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 2 hours 23 mins
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Late Spring
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directed by Yasujirô Ozu, 1903-1963; designed by Bunjiro Suzuki, 1890-1951; produced by Yamamoto Takeshi, fl. 1949, Shôchiku Eiga; performed by Tsubouchi Yoshiko, 1915-1985, Mishima Masao, 1902-1973, Miyake Kuniko, 1916-1992, Usami Jun, 1911-1981, Aoki Hohi, fl. 1947-1950, Haruko Sugimura, 1909-1997, Yumeji Tsukioka, 1922-, Hara Setsuko, 1920- and Ryû Chishû, 1904-1993 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1949), 1 hour 48 mins
One of the most powerful of Yasujiro Ozu’s family portraits, Late Spring (Banshun) tells the story of a widowed father who feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter. Eminent Ozu players Chishu Ryu and Setsuko Hara command this poignant tale of love and loss in postwar Japan, which remains as potent...
directed by Yasujirô Ozu, 1903-1963; designed by Bunjiro Suzuki, 1890-1951; produced by Yamamoto Takeshi, fl. 1949, Shôchiku Eiga; performed by Tsubouchi Yoshiko, 1915-1985, Mishima Masao, 1902-1973, Miyake Kuniko, 1916-1992, Usami Jun, 1911-1981, Aoki Hohi, fl. 1947-1950, Haruko Sugimura, 1909-1997, Yumeji Tsukioka, 1922-, Hara Setsuko, 1920- and Ryû Chishû, 1904-1993 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1949), 1 hour 48 mins
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Paisan
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directed by Roberto Rossellini, 1906-1977; produced by Roberto Rossellini, 1906-1977 and Rod E. Geiger, fl. 1945-2001; performed by Robert Van Loon, fl. 1946, Raymond Campbell, fl. 1946, Benjamin Emanuel, fl. 1946 and Carmela Sazio, fl. 1955 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 2 hours 6 mins,
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Roberto Rossellini's follow-up to his breakout Rome Open City was the ambitious, enormously moving Paisan (Paisà), which consists of six episodes set during the liberation of Italy at the end of World War II, and taking place across the country, from Sicily to the northern Po Valley. With its documentary-like vis...
directed by Roberto Rossellini, 1906-1977; produced by Roberto Rossellini, 1906-1977 and Rod E. Geiger, fl. 1945-2001; performed by Robert Van Loon, fl. 1946, Raymond Campbell, fl. 1946, Benjamin Emanuel, fl. 1946 and Carmela Sazio, fl. 1955 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1946), 2 hours 6 mins,
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Pather Panchali
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directed by Satyajit Ray, 1921-1992; produced by Anil Choudhury, fl. 1955-1991, West Bengal. State Government; performed by Subir Banerjee, fl. 1955, Uma Das Gupta, fl. 1955, Chunibala Devi, Karuna Bannerjee, 1919-2001 and Kanu Bannerjee, 1905-1983 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 2 hours 6 mins,
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With the release in 1955 of Satyajit Ray’s debut, Pather Panchali, an eloquent and important new cinematic voice made itself heard all over the world. A depiction of rural Bengali life in a style inspired by Italian neorealism, this naturalistic but poetic evocation of a number of years in the life of a family i...
directed by Satyajit Ray, 1921-1992; produced by Anil Choudhury, fl. 1955-1991, West Bengal. State Government; performed by Subir Banerjee, fl. 1955, Uma Das Gupta, fl. 1955, Chunibala Devi, Karuna Bannerjee, 1919-2001 and Kanu Bannerjee, 1905-1983 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 2 hours 6 mins,
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Samurai Rebellion
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directed by Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; produced by Tanaka Tomoyuki, 1910-1997 and Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997, Mifune Productions Co. and Toho Company; performed by Matsumura Tatsuo, 1914-2005, Mishima Masao, 1902-1973, Kôyama Shigeru, 1929-, Yamagata Isao, 1915-1996, Nakadai Tatsuya, 1932-, Katô Gô, 1938-, Tsukasa Yôko, 1934- and Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 2 hours 1 mins
Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord's mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler. Reluctantly, father and son take in the woman, and, to the family's surprise, the young couple fall in love. But the lord soon r...
directed by Kobayashi Masaki, 1916-1996; produced by Tanaka Tomoyuki, 1910-1997 and Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997, Mifune Productions Co. and Toho Company; performed by Matsumura Tatsuo, 1914-2005, Mishima Masao, 1902-1973, Kôyama Shigeru, 1929-, Yamagata Isao, 1915-1996, Nakadai Tatsuya, 1932-, Katô Gô, 1938-, Tsukasa Yôko, 1934- and Mifune Toshirô, 1920-1997 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 2 hours 1 mins
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