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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Intolerance

Intolerance

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1916

D.W. Griffith had a vision of the movies as the greatest spiritual force the world had ever known. Just one year after the huge success of THE BIRTH OF A NATION, he was emboldened to prove his faith in the new medium with the superproduction INTOLERANCE.

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