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…And the Pursuit of Happiness
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directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Malle, 1932-1995, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; interview by Louis Malle, 1932-1995 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 21 mins
In 1986, Louis Malle, himself a transplant to the United States, set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers (from teachers to astronauts to doctors) in middle- and working-class communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a generous, hum...
directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Malle, 1932-1995, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; interview by Louis Malle, 1932-1995 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 21 mins
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Antonio Gaudi
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directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1927-2001; produced by Noriko Nomura, fl. 1994 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 12 mins
Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi (1852–1926) designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks.
directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1927-2001; produced by Noriko Nomura, fl. 1994 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 12 mins
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Calcutta
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directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Kastner, fl. 1969, Nouvelles Éditions de Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 40 mins
When he was cutting Phantom India, Louis Malle found that the footage shot in Calcutta was so diverse, intense, and unforgettable that it deserved its own film. The result, released theatrically, is at times shocking—a chaotic portrait of a city engulfed in social and political turmoil, edging ever closer to obl...
directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Kastner, fl. 1969, Nouvelles Éditions de Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 40 mins
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F for Fake
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directed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985; produced by Richard Drewitt, 1925-2008, Dominique Antoine, fl. 1967-2009 and François Reichenbach, 1921-1993, Janus Films and SACI (Film Production Company) (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 1 hour 29 mins
Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In F for Fake, a free-form sort-of documentary by Orson Welles, the legendary filmmaker (and self-described charlatan) gleefully reengages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous lines between illusion and truth, art and lies. Beginning with portraits of the world- renown...
directed by Orson Welles, 1915-1985; produced by Richard Drewitt, 1925-2008, Dominique Antoine, fl. 1967-2009 and François Reichenbach, 1921-1993, Janus Films and SACI (Film Production Company) (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1973), 1 hour 29 mins
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A Married Couple
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directed by Allan King, 1930-2009; produced by Allan King, 1930-2009 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 37 mins
Billy and Antoinette Edwards let it all hang out for Allan King and crew in this jaw-dropping examination of a marriage in trouble, which "makes John Cassavetes's Faces look like early Doris Day" (Time). Intense and hectic, frightening and funny, A Married Couple is ultimately a film about the eternal power strugg...
directed by Allan King, 1930-2009; produced by Allan King, 1930-2009 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 1 hour 37 mins
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Burden Of Dreams
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1982), 1 hour 35 mins
For nearly five years, acclaimed German filmmaker Werner Herzog desperately tried to complete one of the most ambitious and difficult films of his career, Fitzcarraldo, the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house deep in the Amazon jungle. Documentary filmmaker Les Blank captured the unfolding of this p...
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1982), 1 hour 35 mins
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General Idi Amin Dada
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directed by Paul Williams, fl. 1950-2014; produced by Jean-François Chauvel, fl. 1974, Charles-Henri Favrod, fl. 1974 and Jean-Pierre Rassam, 1941-1985, Figaro Films, Mara Films and Television Recontre (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1974), 1 hour 31 mins
In 1971, the small African nation of Uganda was taken over by self-styled dictator General Idi Amin Dada, beginning an eight-year reign of terror that would result in the deaths of hundreds of thousands. In this chilling yet darkly comic documentary, director Barbet Schroeder turns his cameras on the infamous tyra...
directed by Paul Williams, fl. 1950-2014; produced by Jean-François Chauvel, fl. 1974, Charles-Henri Favrod, fl. 1974 and Jean-Pierre Rassam, 1941-1985, Figaro Films, Mara Films and Television Recontre (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1974), 1 hour 31 mins
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Bergman Island
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directed by Marie Nyreröd, 1955-; produced by Sveriges Television; interview by Marie Nyreröd, 1955- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
Just four years before his death, legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman sat down with Swedish documentarian Marie Nyreröd at his home on Fårö Island to discuss his work, his fears, his regrets, and his ongoing artistic passion. This resulted in the most breathtakingly candid series of interviews that the famously...
directed by Marie Nyreröd, 1955-; produced by Sveriges Television; interview by Marie Nyreröd, 1955- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
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Hearts and Minds
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directed by Peter Davis, 1937-; produced by Bert Schneider, 1933-2011 and Peter Davis, 1937- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1974), 1 hour 52 mins
A startling and courageous film, Peter Davis’s landmark 1974 documentary Hearts and Minds unflinchingly confronted the United States’ involvement in Vietnam at the height of the controversy that surrounded it. Using a wealth of sources—from interviews to newsreels to footage of the conflict and the upheaval...
directed by Peter Davis, 1937-; produced by Bert Schneider, 1933-2011 and Peter Davis, 1937- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1974), 1 hour 52 mins
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Night and Fog
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directed by Alain Resnais, 1922-2014; produced by Philippe Lifchitz, fl. 1955-1965, Samy Halfon, fl. 1953-1970 and Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 32 mins
Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, filmmaker Alain Resnais documented the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust, Night and Fog (Nuit et brouillard) contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps’ quiet, empty buildings...
directed by Alain Resnais, 1922-2014; produced by Philippe Lifchitz, fl. 1955-1965, Samy Halfon, fl. 1953-1970 and Anatole Dauman, 1925-1998 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1955), 32 mins
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