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Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

A fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife (Lil Dagover) tries to convince her husband (Werner Krauss) that their morally superior guest, Tartuffe (Emil Jannings), is in fact a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape.

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Many Wars Ago

Many Wars Ago

Director: Francesco Rosi
Year: 1970

In Northern Italy, WWI has turned into a bloody stalemate. Bogged down in their trenches on a barren highland, the men of an Italian infantry division have been given one objective: retake a commanding height from the enemy.

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The Rider Named Death

The Rider Named Death

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov
Year: 2004

Steely, elegant Georges (Andrei Panin) leads a DIY underground death squad carrying out fanatical attacks on Russia's fragile Czarist regime. Visit product page to see trailer!

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Orphans of the Storm

Orphans of the Storm

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1921

Two delicate souls (Lillian and Dorothy Gish) are caught in the tempest of the French Revolution.

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 The David O. Selznick Collection

The David O. Selznick Collection

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Year: 1932

Five masterworks culled from the personal collection of producer David O. Selznick, authorized by the Selznick Estate and preserved by the George Eastman House Motion Picture Department. Includes A FAREWELL TO ARMS (1932), NOTHING SACRED (1937), A STAR IS BORN (1937), BIRD OF PARADISE (1932) and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY (1936)

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Richard III

Richard III

Director: James Keane
Year: 1912

An astounding rediscovery of the cinema, Richard III is the earliest surviving American feature film, newly unearthed and restored to its original brilliance by The American Film Institute with a haunting score by composer Ennio Morricone.

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Chi-hwa-seon

Chi-hwa-seon

Director: Im Kwon Taek
Year: 2002

Im Kwon-Taek's ninety-fifth film tells the story of renowned nineteenth-century painter Jang Seung-up (Choi Min-Sik), an artist whose revolutionary work - and persona - forever changed the face of Korean art. Sweeping yet personal, Chihwaseon paints its pictures in passionate brushstrokes, befitting the life of a tumultuous artist with a lust for ife.

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A Year of the Quiet Sun

A Year of the Quiet Sun

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi
Year: 1984

Golden Lion (Best Film) winner at the 1984 Venice Film Festival, this quietly brilliant gem is set in Poland during the aftermath of WWII. A tragic love affair develops between an American sergeant (Scott Wilson) and a freightened Polish widow (Maja Komorowska).

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La Ronde

La Ronde

Director: Roger Vadim
Year: 1964

Years before making the beloved midnight movie classic BARBARELLA, French Svengali Roger Vadim lured American sex kitten Jane Fonda overseas to collaborate on this charming, smart, and decorous sex farce based on Arthur Schnitzler's famously plotted "circle of love" stage play. Before shooting even began, director and star became lovers and when the romantic film went before the cameras, life and art intermingled freely, resulting in a bed-hopping farce that provides a vivid counterpoint to Max Ophls' 1950 version.

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Army of Crime

Army of Crime

Director: Robert Guédiguian
Year: 2009

In Robert Guédiguian’s taut, internationally acclaimed thriller, set during the French Resistance, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian (Simon Abkarian) and his French wife (Virginie Ledoyen) lead a ragtag assortment of volunteers — Jews, Poles, Hungarians, Italians, Spaniards and Armenians — in an assassination plot against the German occupiers and their French allies.

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