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The Earrings of Madame de . . .
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directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013 and Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Ralph Baum, 1908-1987; performed by Vittorio De Sica, 1901-1974, Danielle Darrieux, 1917- and Charles Boyer, 1899-1978 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1953), 1 hour 36 mins
Bound via marriage to the cold General André (Charles Boyer), the Comtesse Louise de... (Danielle Darrieux) pawns a pair of diamond earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay off a large debt. Discovering his wife’s act, the General buys back the earrings as a gift for his mistress, and as the jewelry...
directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013 and Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Ralph Baum, 1908-1987; performed by Vittorio De Sica, 1901-1974, Danielle Darrieux, 1917- and Charles Boyer, 1899-1978 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1953), 1 hour 36 mins
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Les Miserables, Part 3
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directed by Raymond Bernard, 1891-1977; designed by Paul Colin, 1892-1985; produced by Raymond Borderie, 1897-1982; performed by Paul Azaïs, 1903-1974, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Harry Baur, 1880-1943, Émile Genevois, 1918-1962, Charles Dullin, 1885-1949, Jean Servais, 1910-1976, Josseline Gaël, 1917-1995, Orane Demazis, 1894-1991, Henry Krauss, 1866-1935, Florelle, 1898-1974 and Marguerite Moreno, 1871-1948 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1934), 1 hour 27 mins
Hailed by film critics around the world as the greatest screen adapation of Victor Hugo’s mammoth nineteenth-century novel, Raymond Bernard’s dazzling, nearly five-hour Les misérables is a breathtaking tour de force, unfolding with the depth and detail of its source. Featuring stunning art direction and cinem...
directed by Raymond Bernard, 1891-1977; designed by Paul Colin, 1892-1985; produced by Raymond Borderie, 1897-1982; performed by Paul Azaïs, 1903-1974, Charles Vanel, 1892-1989, Harry Baur, 1880-1943, Émile Genevois, 1918-1962, Charles Dullin, 1885-1949, Jean Servais, 1910-1976, Josseline Gaël, 1917-1995, Orane Demazis, 1894-1991, Henry Krauss, 1866-1935, Florelle, 1898-1974 and Marguerite Moreno, 1871-1948 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1934), 1 hour 27 mins
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Mouchette
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directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; designed by Odette Le Barbenchon, fl. 1961-1975; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998; performed by Marie Cardinal, 1929-2001, Jean-Claude Guilbert, fl. 1966-1969 and Nadine Nortier, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 22 mins
Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feeling with Mouchette, one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film. Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her e...
directed by Robert Bresson, 1901-1999; designed by Odette Le Barbenchon, fl. 1961-1975; produced by Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998; performed by Marie Cardinal, 1929-2001, Jean-Claude Guilbert, fl. 1966-1969 and Nadine Nortier, 1948- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1967), 1 hour 22 mins
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Le plaisir
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directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957, M. Kieffer, fl. 1952 and Édouard Harispuru, 1890-1972; performed by Simone Simon, 1910-2005, Danielle Darrieux, 1917- and Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 1 hour 38 mins
Roving with his dazzlingly mobile camera around the decadent ballrooms, bucolic countryside retreats, urban bordellos, and painter’s studios of late nineteenth-century French life, Max Ophuls brings his astonishing visual dexterity and storytelling bravura to this triptych of tales by Guy de Maupassant about the...
directed by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957; designed by Georges Annenkov, 1889-1974; produced by Max Ophüls, 1902-1957, M. Kieffer, fl. 1952 and Édouard Harispuru, 1890-1972; performed by Simone Simon, 1910-2005, Danielle Darrieux, 1917- and Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 1 hour 38 mins
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Purple Noon
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directed by René Clément, 1913-1996; designed by Bella Clément, fl. 1960; produced by Raymond Hakim, 1909-1980, Robert Hakim, 1907-1992 and Goffredo Lombardo, 1920-2005; performed by Alain Delon, 1935-, Maurice Ronet, 1927-1983 and Marie Laforêt, 1939- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1960), 1 hour 59 mins
Alain Delon was at his most impossibly beautiful when Purple Noon was released and made him an instant star. This ripe, colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's vicious novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, directed by the versatile René Clément, stars Delon as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome...
directed by René Clément, 1913-1996; designed by Bella Clément, fl. 1960; produced by Raymond Hakim, 1909-1980, Robert Hakim, 1907-1992 and Goffredo Lombardo, 1920-2005; performed by Alain Delon, 1935-, Maurice Ronet, 1927-1983 and Marie Laforêt, 1939- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1960), 1 hour 59 mins
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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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