Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Up Next in Explosive Political Cinema of the 1960s

  • Harakiri

    Directed by Masaki Kobayashi • 1962 • Japan
    Starring Tatsuya Nakadai, Rentaro Mikuni, Akira Ishihama

    Following the collapse of his clan, an unemployed samurai (Tatsuya Nakadai) arrives at the manor of Lord Iyi, begging to be allowed to commit ritual suicide on the property. Iyi’s clansmen, belie...

  • Hands over the City

    Directed by Francesco Rosi • 1963 • Italy
    Starring Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone, Guido Alberti

    Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s HANDS OVER THE CITY, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose...