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Storm Over Mont Blanc

Storm Over Mont Blanc

Director: Arnold Fanck
Year: 1930

Riefenstahl is a daredevil pilot who must come to the aid of an isolated observatory worker when a blizzard strikes, conquering the daunting heights of Europe's highest mountain and sparking passion in the process.

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The Mark of Zorro / Don Q, Son of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro / Don Q, Son of Zorro

Director: Donald Crisp, Fred Niblo
Year: 1920

Double feature DVD includes Douglas Fairbanks in "The Mark of Zorro" and "Don Q, Son of Zorro"

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Live Like a Cop Die Like a Man

Live Like a Cop Die Like a Man

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Year: 1976

Never before in film history have we seen such nihilistic and pathological behavior from protagonists, who in this film happen to be two policeman: Alfredo (Marc Porel) and Antonio (Ray Lovelock) members of an anti-crime squad who shoot down their assailants even before they have committed a crime.

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Son Of The Sheik

Son Of The Sheik

Director: George Fitzmaurice
Year: 1926

Out in the Arabian wilderness, against lavish sets designed by William Cameron Menzies, desert prince Rudolph Valentino is lured into a thieves' trap by a beautiful dancer (Vilma Banky). Valentino's final and most famous film.

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La France

La France

Director: Serge Bozon
Year: 2007

An intoxicating blend of wartime romance and brightly colored musical, the film depicts an original world "where Bresson meets the Beatles" (Variety).

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Cops vs. Thugs

Cops vs. Thugs

Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Year: 1976

In his 1975 masterpiece COPS VS. THUGS, director Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE) paints a dynamic portrait of flourishing corruption and unchecked greed using gritty 70s cop movie elan and true crime expose' detail. Brimming with irresistibly brutal vitality, COPS VS. THUGS demonstrates why Fukasaku counts filmmakers Takeshi Kitano, Quentin Tarantino and Takeshi Miike as devoted acolytes.

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Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of nearly two decades of controversial occupation.

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The Outlaw and His Wife

The Outlaw and His Wife

Director: Gosta Werner
Year: 1918

A masterpiece of the Swedish silent cinema, Victor Sjöström's THE OUTLAW AND HIS WIFE is a film of remarkable psychological complexity, which bore a profound influence on the work of Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer. DVD includes the bonus feature-length documentary VICTOR SJÖSTRÖM.

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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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Save the Green Planet

Save the Green Planet

Director: Jan Jun-Hwang
Year: 2003

Lee Byeong-Gu (Shin Ha-Gyun, JSA) is a sensitive, blue collar sad sack hopped up on conspiracy theories and sci-fi films whose life has been derailed by one bad break after another. Yet he knows there's no such thing as bad luck. The only thing that could have made such a mess of his life are...aliens.

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