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  • La piscine
    Movie + 6 extras

    La piscine

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Jacques Deray • 1969 • France
    Starring Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet

    The bright sun of the French Riviera is deceptive in this alluring work of slow-burn suspense from thriller specialist Jacques Deray and legendary screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière. Formerly one of Euro...

  • Close-up
    Movie + 6 extras

    Close-up

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1990 • Iran
    Starring Hossein Sabzian, Abolfazi Ahankhah, Mahrokh Ahankhah

    Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has created some of the most inventive and transcendent cinema of the past thirty years, and CLOSE-UP is his most radical, brilliant...

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by David Lynch • 1992 • United States

    In the town of Twin Peaks, everybody has their secrets, but no one more than Laura Palmer. In this prequel to his groundbreaking 1990s television series, David Lynch resurrects the teenager found wrapped in plastic at the beginning of the show, foll...

  • Mikey and Nicky
    Movie + 6 extras

    Mikey and Nicky

    Movie + 6 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #957

    Elaine May crafted a gangster film like no other in the nocturnal odyssey MIKEY AND NICKY, capitalizing on the chemistry between frequent collaborators John Cassavetes and Peter Falk by casting them together as small-time mobsters whose lifelong relationship has...

  • Fallen Angels
    Movie + 6 extras

    Fallen Angels

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Wong Kar Wai • 1995 • Hong Kong
    Starring Michelle Reis, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Leon Lai Ming

    Lost souls reach out for human connection amid a glimmering Hong Kong in Wong Kar Wai’s hallucinatory, neon-soaked nocturne. Originally conceived as a segment of CHUNGKING EXPRESS only to spin of...

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Jacques Demy • 1964 • France
    Starring Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo

    The angelically beautiful Catherine Deneuve was launched to stardom by this dazzling musical heart-tugger from Jacques Demy. She plays an umbrella-shop owner’s delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a h...

  • Yojimbo
    Movie + 3 extras

    Yojimbo

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1961 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa

    The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa’s visually stunning and darkly comic YOJIMBO. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war...

  • Mirror
    Movie + 7 extras

    Mirror

    Movie + 7 extras

    Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky • 1974 • Soviet Union
    Starring Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev

    A subtly ravishing passage through the halls of time and memory, this sublime reflection on twentieth-century Russian history by Andrei Tarkovsky (STALKER) is as much a poem compos...

  • Black Panthers
    Movie + 1 extra

    Black Panthers

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Agnès Varda • 1970 • United States

    Agnès Varda turns her camera on an Oakland demonstration against the imprisonment of activist and Black Panthers cofounder Huey P. Newton. In addition to evincing Varda’s fascination with her adopted surroundings and her empathy, this perceptive sho...

  • Come and See
    Movie + 10 extras

    Come and See

    Movie + 10 extras

    Directed by Elem Klimov • 1985 • Soviet Union

    This legendary film from Soviet director Elem Klimov is a senses-shattering plunge into the dehumanizing horrors of war. As Nazi forces encroach on his small village in Belorussia, teenage Flyora (Alexei Kravchenko, in a searing depiction of anguish)...

  • In the Mood for Love
    Movie + 17 extras

    In the Mood for Love

    Movie + 17 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #147

    Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite—until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. At onc...

  • Chungking Express
    Movie + 9 extras

    Chungking Express

    Movie + 9 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #453

    The whiplash, double-pronged CHUNGKING EXPRESS is one of the defining works of 1990s cinema and the film that made Wong Kar Wai an instant icon. Two heartsick Hong Kong cops (Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tony Leung Chiu Wai), both jilted by ex-lovers, cross paths at th...

  • L’avventura
    Movie + 7 extras

    L’avventura

    Movie + 7 extras

    Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni • 1960 • France, Italy
    Starring Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti

    Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork. An iconic piece of challenging 1960s cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, L’AVVENTURA concerns the enigmatic di...

  • Vagabond
    Movie + 6 extras

    Vagabond

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Agnès Varda • 1985 • France
    Starring Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss

    Sandrine Bonnaire won the Best Actress César for her portrayal of the defiant young drifter Mona, found frozen to death in a ditch at the beginning of VAGABOND. Agnès Varda pieces together Mona’s sto...

  • A Brighter Summer Day
    Movie + 6 extras

    A Brighter Summer Day

    Movie + 6 extras

    Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project

    Among the most praised and sought-after titles in all contemporary film, this singular masterpiece of Taiwanese cinema, directed by Edward Yang, finally comes to home video in the United States. Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY is...

  • Daisies

    Movie

    Directed by Věra Chytilová • 1966 • Czechoslovakia

    Maybe the New Wave's most anarchic entry, Vera Chytilovà's absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two brash young women. Believing the world to be "spoiled," they embark on a series of pranks in which nothing, food, clothes, men, war, is t...

  • Police Story
    Movie + 8 extras

    Police Story

    Movie + 8 extras

    Directed by Jackie Chan • 1985 • Hong Kong
    Starring Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung

    The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle. The director/star...

  • Andrei Rublev
    Movie + 9 extras

    Andrei Rublev

    Movie + 9 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #34

    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—sno...

  • Yi Yi
    Movie + 3 extras

    Yi Yi

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Edward Yang • 2000 • Taiwan, Japan
    Starring Nianzhen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issey Ogata

    The extraordinary, internationally embraced YI YI (A ONE AND A TWO . . .), directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginnin...

  • Stalker
    Movie + 6 extras

    Stalker

    Movie + 6 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #888

    Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphys­ical journey through an enigmatic postapocalyptic landscape, and a rarefied cinematic experience like no other. A hired guide—the Stalker—leads a writer and a professor into the heart of the Zone, the restric...

  • Black Narcissus
    Movie + 6 extras

    Black Narcissus

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger • 1947 • United Kingdom
    Starring Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar

    This explosive work about the conflict between the spirit and the flesh is the epitome of the sensuous style of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. A group of nuns—played by som...

  • Red Desert
    Movie + 6 extras

    Red Desert

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni • 1964 • Italy
    Starring Monica Vitti, Richard Harris

    Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1960s panoramas of contemporary alienation were decade-defining artistic events, and RED DESERT, his first color film, is perhaps his most epochal. This provocative look at the spirit...

  • Solaris
    Movie + 7 extras

    Solaris

    Movie + 7 extras

    Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky • 1972 • Soviet Union
    Starring Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Yuri Yarvet

    Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is dispatched to i...

  • Eraserhead
    Movie + 17 extras

    Eraserhead

    Movie + 17 extras

    Directed by David Lynch • 1977 • United States
    Starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Judith Anna Roberts

    David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, ERASERHEAD, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick El...