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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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Sir Arne's Treasure

Sir Arne's Treasure

Director: Mauritz Stiller
Year: 1919

A key film from Sweden's first golden age of filmmaking, Sir Arne's Treasure (Herr Arnes pengar) has long ranked among the most famous -- and famously hard-to-find -- classics of the silent era. Now restored by the Swedish Film Institute and featuring a magnificent orchestral score by Matti Bye and Fredrik Emilson, this landmark work by master filmmaker Mauritz Stiller can finally be seen in its glory.

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Dirty Diaries: 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn

Dirty Diaries: 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn

Director: Martin Östberg, Elin Magnusson, Sara Kaaman, Ester Martin Bergsmark, Nelli, Andreas, Åsa Sandzén, Pella Kågerman, Tora Mårtens, Wolfe Madam, Jennifer Rainsford, Universal Pussy, Joanna Rytel, Ingrid Ryberg
Year: 2009

Dirty Diaries is a collection of twelve short pornographic films created by a group of feminist filmmakers in Sweden. The series of shorts is intended as a feminist response to traditional pornography -- porn films made by women to explore and celebrate, rather than exploit, female sexuality.

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Erotikon

Erotikon

Director: Mauritz Stiller
Year: 1920

Labeled an "insolent romp" in a recent article by THE VILLAGE VOICE and praised for its "risque wit and cheerful amorality" in John Wakeman's WORLD FILM DIRECTORS, EROTIKON is quite possibly the cinematic granddaddy of all sophisticated comedies and one of the finest achievements of Swedish director Mauritz Stiller.

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Bikes vs Cars

Bikes vs Cars

Director: Fredrik Gertten
Year: 2015

The conflict of philosophy and machinery is only the beginning in this surprisingly deep and entertaining documentary about daily transportation.

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Videocracy

Videocracy

Director: Erik Gandini
Year: 2009

Critically-acclaimed documentary explores the underbelly of the high-glitz, low-politics, skin-baring media culture promulgated by Berlusconi's ownership of the majority of the Italy's TV stations. Approaching the material as both insider and outsider, Gandini gains remarkable access to the world of Berlusconi's associates and the willing wannabes that swarm around them, unveiling a modern Italy as both comedy and tragedy.

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The Saga of Gosta Berling

The Saga of Gosta Berling

Director: Mauritz Stiller
Year: 1924

The Saga of Gösta Berling -- the film that made Greta Garbo a star -- has been restored to its proper luster by the Swedish Film Institute.

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Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Director: Paul Willis
Year: 2004

Set in an anonymous corner of suburbia, this contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s play is a shattering exploration of ambition, domestic power and gender roles. This bracing dramatization brings new dimensions to Hedda Gabler’s character.

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The Mill and the Cross

The Mill and the Cross

Director: Lech Majewski
Year: 2011

Inspired by Pieter Bruegel's "The Way to Calvary," visionary director Lech Majewski creates a brilliantly complex and fascinating multi-layered dreamscape that melds art, history, and religion with the quotidian joys and struggles of ordinary people.

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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Year: 1986

Tarkovsky's haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation. Made as he was dying of cancer, THE SACRIFICE is Tarkovsky's personal statement, a profoundly moving, redemptive tragedy steeped in unforgettable imagery and heart-wrenching emotion.

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