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Anatahan

Anatahan

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Year: 1953

NEW RESTORATION!  Inspired by an actual event during WWII, Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan, tells the story of a dozen Japanese sailors who are stranded on the remote island of Anatahan during the waning days of the war. The war ends, unbeknownst to the men, and they engage in their own private war for dominance of their island domain and possession of the sole woman in their midst, Keiko (Akemi Negishi), the so-called "Queen Bee" of Anatahan.

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Diplomacy

Diplomacy

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Year: 2014

In this riveting adaptation of the stage success by Cyril Gély, the great Volker Schlöndorff (Academy Award winner THE TIN DRUM) has created a psychologically elaborate game of political manners between two highly contrasting characters, hoping to prevent the destruction of Paris, France in 1944.

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Fellini's Casanova

Fellini's Casanova

Director: Federico Fellini
Year: 1976

The incomparable Federico Fellini (La Dolce Vita) directs this visually stunning portrait of Casanova, the infamous Italian womanizer, adventurer, author and libertine.

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Krakatoa, East of Java

Krakatoa, East of Java

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
Year: 1969

In Singapore harbor, 1883, Captain Chris Hanson (Maximilian Schell) of the Batavia Queen embarks on a perilous search for sunken treasure off the island of Krakatoa. To find a fortune in rare pearls, he must brave a boiling sea, douse an uprising by a horde of convicts, and outwit a greedy crew desperate for more than their fair share... only to confront the most devastating and catastrophic volcanic explosion the modern world has ever felt creating giant tidal waves that engulf the island and endanger all aboard the Batavia Queen.

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Prince of Foxes

Prince of Foxes

Director: Henry King
Year: 1949

In this captivating epic of intrigue, action and romance, the handsome and masterful Tyrone Power (The Mark of Zorro) shines in the title role as Andrea Orsini, a bold and courageous warrior.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Director: Ric Burns
Year: 2020

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact.

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Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots

Director: Charles Jarrott
Year: 1971

Acting legends Vanessa Redgrave and Glenda Jackson star in this sweeping portrait of two of the world’s most fascinating leaders, Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I of England.

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Nixon (Special Edition)

Nixon (Special Edition)

Director: Oliver Stone
Year: 1995

Anthony Hopkins electrifies the screen as Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power.

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Jefferson in Paris (Special Edition)

Jefferson in Paris (Special Edition)

Director: James Ivory
Year: 1995

During one man’s unforgettable visit to liberal and socially permissive France, he meets and falls in love with a worldly and mysterious woman. But when the alluring charms of another prove irresistible, he finds himself courting scandal in a heated triangle of passion and desire.

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Kundun (Special Edition)

Kundun (Special Edition)

Director: Martin Scorsese
Year: 1997

The incredible true story of one of the world’s most fascinating leaders—Tibet’s 14th Dalai Lama—and his daring struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history.

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