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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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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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Alila

Alila

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2003

Amos Gitai's ALILA tells the story of over a dozen distinct characters who inhabit an apartment complex located in a rundown neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel.

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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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Cabiria

Cabiria

Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Year: 1914

Set amidst the splendor of ancient Rome, this film quickly became the most spectacular of the italian cinema's epic, historical genre. Restored using newly mastered materials, variable speed projection and a thrilling piano score.

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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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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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Flanders

Flanders

Director: Bruno Dumont
Year: 2007

A twist of fate puts the two men side by side in combat where their undeclared personal war and the one they are fighting tragically merge.

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Ex-Drummer

Ex-Drummer

Director: Tae-kyeong Kim
Year: 2007

Ji-won, played by the popular Korean actress Kim Ha-Neul (My Tutor Friend, The Duelist, and the hit Korean TV show Damo) is a bright young student, but something happened to her that left her with a blank memory. She has very little recollection of who she is or her life before the incident. When her old friends mysteriously start dying one by one, she begins to investigate. As she slowly starts to piece together fragments of her past, strange and terrifying visions begin to haunt her. She discovers that she was once friends with three other girls, and together they formed an impenetrable alliance. Now as more friends continue to die, she draws nearer to discovering the mystery that connects the present to a dark and horrifying past.

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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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