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The Love of Jeanne Ney

The Love of Jeanne Ney

Director: G. W. Pabst
Year: 1927

A young French woman is caught up in political and romantic turmoil during the Russian revolution. This is the longest version available and features a new orchestral score by Timothy Brock.

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Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards!

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards!

Director: Seijun Suzuki
Year: 1963

Assigned a standard Yakuza film in the hardboiled vein pioneered at Japan's famed Nikkatsu Studios, director Seijun Suzuki (Branded to Kill) and his frequent leading man Jo Shishido used 1963's Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! to flip the Japanese gangster film genre on its ear.

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Glass Lips

Glass Lips

Director: Lech Majewski
Year: 2007

A kaleidoscope of surreal, provocative, and resonant imagery, in GLASS LIPS Majewski explores a hidden human frontier where memory, madness, and imagination meet. Composed of 33 short films entitled Blood of a Poet, the film opened the 2006 Lech Majewski Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A year later, the Venice Biennale presented it on multiple screens, prior to the theatrical release in the feature form offered here.

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Le Quattro Volte

Le Quattro Volte

Director: Michelangelo Frammartino
Year: 2010

Inspired by Pythagoras’s belief in four-fold transmigration — by which the soul is passed from human to animal to vegetable to mineral — Michelangelo Frammartino’s wondrous docu-essay traces the cycle of life through the daily rituals of life in the southern Italian region of Calabria.

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Fascination

Fascination

Director: Jean Rollin
Year: 1979

The masterpiece of renowned French filmmaker Jean Rollin, FASCINATION follows a swaggering thief who hides out in a lavish chateau, holding the occupants at gunpoint. When night falls, he discovers that these two maids are in fact the gatekeepers to a ring of bloodthirsty women.

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The Well-Digger's Daughter

The Well-Digger's Daughter

Director: Daniel Auteuil
Year: 2011

In this sun-drenched melodrama (a remake of the 1940s classic by Marcel Pagnol), acclaimed French actor Daniel Auteuil directs and stars as the eponymous well-digger Pascal, a widower who is torn between his sense of honor and his love for his eldest daughter, Patricia (the luminous Astrid Bergès-Frisbey), when she gets impregnated by a wealthy young pilot.

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Nostalghia

Nostalghia

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Year: 1983

NOSTALGHIA is Andrei Tarkovsky's brooding late masterpiece, a darkly poetic vision of exile. It was the first of his features to be made outside of Russia, the home to which he would never return. Tarkovsky explained that in Russian the word "nostalghia" conveys "the love for your homeland and the melancholy that arises from being far away."

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Casanova '70

Casanova '70

Director: Mario Monicelli
Year: 1965

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Screenplay, Casanova '70 is a raucously funny sex romp starring Marcello Mastroianni at his charismatic peak. Packed with bed-hopping hijinks, a parade of gorgeous actresses, and Mastroianni's hilariously dry wit, Casanova '70 is a colorfully ribald gem from the Golden Age of Italian comedy.

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The Romantic Englishwoman

The Romantic Englishwoman

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1975

A sly, sophisticated love story that is a showcase for its two Oscar-winning stars: Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson.With a sparklingly witty screenplay from Academy Award-winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love), and directed by Joseph Losey, THE ROMANTIC ENGLISHWOMAN is a wildly entertaining ride.

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Exhibition

Exhibition

Director: Joanna Hogg
Year: 2014

When D and H decide to sell the home they have loved and lived in for two decades, they begin a process of saying goodbye to their shared history under the same roof. The upheaval causes anxieties to surface, and wife and performance artist D, struggles to control the personal and creative aspects of her life with H. Dreams, memories, fears, have all imprinted themselves on their home, which exists as a container for their lives and relationship.

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