Spiritual rapture and institutional hypocrisy come to stark, vivid life in one of the most transcendent masterpieces of the silent era. Chronicling the trial of joan of arc in the days leading up to her execution, Danish master Carl Theodor Dreyer depicts her torment with startling immediacy, interconnected sets, employing an array of techniques including expressionistic lighting, and painfully intimate close-ups to immerse viewers in her subjective experience.
Joan of ArcImage Entertainment 319 #ad - Joan of Arc #ad - In this heroic and tragic saga, Bergman is spellbinding as the French peasant girl driven by divine voices to lead a triumphant army against foreign invaders. From academy award®-winning director victor fleming gone with the wind, the wizard of Oz comes this epic film spectacular the winner of three Academy Awards® and nominated for five more starring Academy Award® winner Ingrid Bergman Casablanca and Academy Award® winner José Ferrer Cyrano de Bergerac.
This completely restored technicolor masterwork, with all its heart-stopping action and unforgettable drama, will captivate a new generation of film fans with the tale of one of history s greatest heroines. Only to face betrayal and persecution from her own people.
The Seventh Seal The Criterion CollectionCriterion Collection CRRN1802DVD #ad - Few films have had as large a cultural impact as Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet. Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades; a knight Max von Sydow encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Shrink-wrapped. Much studied; imitated; even parodied; but never outdone; Bergman's stunning allegory of man's search for meaning was one of the benchmark foreign imports of America's 1950s art house heyday; pushing cinema's boundaries and ushering in a new era of moviegoing.
MSinister Cinema #ad - Sets designed by an uncredited Edgar G. Produced by Seymour Nebenzal. When they finally capture him, they put him on trial, putting the police in the unenviable position of having to save him. Shrink-wrapped. English subtitles. Written by fritz Lang & Thea von Harbou. Ulmer. Lorre's film debut. Horror/crime classic finds an elusive child killer who forces the police to crack down on all criminals, which makes the crime bosses want him out of commission also.
Andrei RublevCriterion Collection #ad - Tracing the life of a renowned icon painter, the second feature by Andrei Tarkovsky vividly conjures the murky world of medieval Russia. This dreamlike and remarkably tactile film follows andrei rublev as he passes through a series of poetically linked scenes—snow falls inside an unfinished church, naked pagans stream through a thicket during a torchlit ritual, a boy oversees the clearing away of muddy earth for the forging of a gigantic bell—gradually emerging as a man struggling mightily to preserve his creative and religious integrity.
Hoberman Shrink-wrapped. Special edition features • new 2k digital restoration of the director’s preferred 185-minute cut • new 2k digital transfer of the original 205-minute version of the film, tarkovsky’s 1961 student thesis film • the three andreis, the passion according to andrei • steamroller and Violin, a 1966 documentary about the writing of the film’s script • On the Set of “Andrei Rublev, ” a 1966 documentary about the making of the film • New interviews with actor Nikolai Burlyaev and cinematographer Vadim Yusov by filmmakers Seán Martin and Louise Milne • New interview with film scholar Robert Bird • Selected-scene commentary from 1998 featuring film scholar Vlada Petric • New video essay by filmmaker Daniel Raim • New English subtitle translation • PLUS: An essay by critic J.
Andrei Rublev #ad - Appearing here in the director’s preferred 185-minute cut as well as the version that was originally suppressed by Soviet authorities, the masterwork Andrei Rublev is one of Tarkovsky’s most revered films, faith, an arresting meditation on art, and endurance. Shrink-wrapped.
Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary DVDWarnerBrothers 43298294 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Citizen kane: 75th Anniversary DVD> Shrink-wrapped.
Rashomon Criterion CollectionCriterion Collection CRRN2202DVD #ad - Four people recount different versions of the story of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa Seven Samurai presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. Shrink-wrapped. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema—and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune Yojimbo—to the Western world.
Rashomon Criterion Collection #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Shrink-wrapped.
Matewan The Criterion CollectionThe Criterion Collection #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Director-approved two-dvd special edition features • new 4k digital restoration, will oldham, production designer nora chavooshian, supervised by director john sayles • audio commentary featuring sayles and cinematographer Haskell Wexler • New documentary on the making of the film featuring Sayles, James Earl Jones, producer Maggie Renzi, Mary McDonnell, and actors Chris Cooper, and David Strathairn • New interview with composer Mason Daring on the film’s soundtrack • New program on the film’s production design featuring Chavooshian • Trailer • PLUS: An essay by critic A.
S. When the town of matewan’s miners go on strike, uniting workers white and black, organizer Joe Kenehan Chris Cooper, Appalachia-born and immigrant, in his screen debut arrives to help them, while urging patience in the face of the coal company’s violent provocations. Written and directed by john sayles lone star, this wrenching historical drama recounts the true story of a West Virginia coal town where the local miners’ struggle to form a union rose to the pitch of all-out war in 1920
Matewan The Criterion Collection #ad - Hamrah Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. With a crackerjack ensemble cast—including james earl jones, david strathairn, Mary McDonnell, and Will Oldham—and Oscar-nominated cinematography by Haskell Wexler In the Heat of the Night, Matewan taps into a rich vein of Americana with painstaking attention to local texture, issuing an impassioned cry for justice that still resounds today.
The Complete MetropolisKino Lorber films 15173641 #ad - The Complete Metropolis #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The tense balance of these two societies is realized through images that are among the most famous of the 20th century, many of which presage such sci-fi landmarks as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Blade Runner. Shrink-wrapped. Metropolis takes place in 2026, when the populace is divided between workers who must live in the dark underground and the rich who enjoy a futuristic city of splendor.
Shrink-wrapped. Lavish and spectacular, with elaborate sets and modern science fiction style, Metropolis stands today as the crowning achievement of the German silent cinema.
Barry LyndonCriterion Collection #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The result is a masterpiece a sardonic, devastating portrait of a vanishing world whose opulence conceals the moral vacancy at its heart. Two-dvd special edition features new 4k digital restoration Alternate 5. 1 surround soundtrack new documentary featuring cast and crew interviews as well as excerpts from a 1976audio interview with director stanley kubrick- new program about the film's groundbreaking visuals, featuring focus puller Douglas Milsome and gaffer Lou Bogue, as well as excerpts from a 1980 interview with cinematographer John Alcott- New program about Academy Award winning production designer Ken Adam with historian Sir Christopher Frayling- New interview with editor Anthony Lawson- French television interview from 1976 with Oscar-winning costume designer Ulla-Britt Soderlund- New interview with critic Michel Ciment- New interview with actor Leon Vitali about the 5.
Barry Lyndon #ad - 1 surround soundtrack, which he cosupervised- new piece analyzing the fine-art-inspired aesthetics of the film with art curator Adam Eaker- PLUS: An essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and two pieces about the film from the March 1976 issue of American Cinematographer Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. For the most sumptuously crafted film of his career, evoking the light and texture of eighteenth-century painting with the help of pioneering cinematographic techniques and lavish costume and production design, Kubrick recreated the decadent surfaces and intricate social codes of the period, all of which earned Academy Awards.
In picaresque detail, barry lyndon chronicles the adventures of an incorrigible trickster Ryan O'Neal whose opportunism takes him from an Irish farm to the battlefields of the Seven Years' War and the parlors of high society. Shrink-wrapped.
The Age of InnocenceCriterion Collection #ad - Martin scorsese, my left foot, one of the great directors of our time, directs Oscar®-winner Daniel Day-Lewis 1989 Best Actor, Michelle Pfeiffer and Winona Ryder in a brilliant adaptation of Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. A ravishing romance about three wealthy New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle, the ironically-titled story chronicles the grandeur and hypocrisy of high society in the 1870s.
. The age of innocence is a spellbinding portrait of hidden romance and regret. At the center of the film is Newland Archer Day-Lewis, an upstanding attorney who secretly longs for a more passionate life. But when may’s unconventional cousin returns to New York amid social and sexual scandal, Newland risks everything for a chance at true love.
The Age of Innocence #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Engaged to the lovely but ordinary socialite May Welland Ryder, Newland resigns himself to a life of quiet complacency. Shrink-wrapped.