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  • CRAZED FRUIT Commentary

    This commentary features Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie. It was recorded in New York in the spring of 2002.

  • THE HIT Commentary

    This commentary features director Stephen Frears, actors John Hurt and Tim Roth, screenwriter Peter Prince, and editor Mick Audsley.

  • SAFETY LAST! Commentary

    Recorded in 2005, this audio commentary features film critic Leonard Maltin and Harold Lloyd’s longtime archivist, director Richard Correll.

  • THE FRESHMAN Commentary

    This 2005 audio commentary features Richard Bann, director and film archivist Richard Correll, and film critic Leonard Maltin.

  • DAISIES Commentary

    This commentary track, recorded in 2012, features film scholars Peter Hames and Daniel Bird.

  • EUROPA EUROPA Commentary

    Recorded in 2008, this commentary features director Agnieszka Holland.

  • JABBERWOCKY Commentary

    This commentary, recorded in 2001, features cowriter-director Terry Gilliam and actor Michael Palin.

  • L’ATALANTE Commentary

    Recorded in 2011, this commentary features Michael Temple, author of “Jean Vigo.”

  • I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING! Commentary

    This audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie was recorded exclusively in 1994.

  • MISSISSIPPI MASALA Commentary

    This commentary track, recorded in 2021, features director Mira Nair.

  • HARLAN COUNTY USA Commentary

    Recorded in 2005, this commentary features producer and director Barbara Kopple and director of editing Nancy Baker.

  • MONTEREY POP Commentary

    Recorded in 2002, this commentary features MONTEREY POP producer Lou Adler and filmmaker D. A. Pennebaker.

  • CITY LIGHTS Commentary

    This audio commentary features Charlie Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance, author of “Chaplin: Genius of the Cinema,” and was recorded in 2013.

  • TO BE OR NOT TO BE Commentary

    This audio commentary, recorded in 2013, features film historian David Kalat.

  • EXOTICA Commentary

    This commentary track, recorded in 2012, features director Atom Egoyan and composer Mychael Danna.

  • CHUNGKING EXPRESS Commentary

    Recorded in 2008, this commentary features noted Asian cinema critic Tony Rayns.

  • TAKE OUT Commentary

    Recorded in 2006, this commentary features directors Sean Baker and Shih-ching Tsou and actor Charles Jang.

  • VAMPYR Commentary

    Recorded in 2008, this commentary features film scholar Tony Rayns.

  • HÄXAN Commentary

    Recorded in 2001, this commentary features Danish film scholar Casper Tybjerg, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

  • THE BLOB Commentary 2

    This audio commentary, recorded in 2000, features director Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. and actor Robert Fields.

  • BREAKING THE WAVES Selected-Scene Commentary

    This selected-scene audio commentary features director Lars von Trier, editor Anders Refn, and location scout Anthony Dod Mantle.

  • THIS SPORTING LIFE Commentary

    Recorded in Los Angeles and London in 2007, this commentary features Paul Ryan, editor of “Never Apologise: The Collected Writings of Lindsay Anderson,” and David Storey, author of both the novel “This Sporting Life” and the screenplay.

  • WALKABOUT Commentary

    The following commentary, recorded in 1996, features director Nicolas Roeg and actress Jenny Agutter.

  • THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN Commentary

    This commentary features two of the major figures of the New German Cinema: Michael Ballhaus, cinematographer on many Fassbinder films; and Wim Wenders, Fassbinder’s friend and colleague, and the director of KINGS OF THE ROAD (1976), THE AMERICAN FRIEND (1977), and PARIS, TEXAS (1984), among many...