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  • Kind Hearts and Coronets

    Directed by Robert Hamer • 1949 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson

    Director Robert Hamer’s fiendishly funny KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS stands as one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly hilarious black comedies ever made. Dennis P...

  • The Plague Dogs

    Directed by Martin Rosen • 1982 • United Kingdom, United States
    Starring John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin

    Two dogs embark on a perilous quest toward freedom in this heartrending animated adventure. Having already adapted WATERSHIP DOWN for the screen, director Martin Rosen turned to another cl...

  • The Wicker Man

    Directed by Robin Hardy • 1973 • United Kingdom
    Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee

    This legendary cult favorite was released to relatively little fanfare but has gone on to be regarded as one of the most disturbing and audacious horror films of all time. A young girl’s disappearance br...

  • Suburbia

    Directed by Penelope Spheeris • 1983 • United States
    Starring Chris Pedersen, Bill Coyne, Jennifer Clay

    Aften plunging into the Los Angeles rock scene with her landmark documentary THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Penelope Spheeris made this dramatic feature animated by the same punk spir...

  • Yeelen

    Directed by Souleymane Cissé • 1987 • Mali
    Starring Issiaka Kane, Aoua Sangare

    This adaptation of an ancient oral legend from Mali is one the most acclaimed and widely seen African films ever made. An Oedipal story infused with magic, YEELEN is as visually stunning as anything from Hollywood. Se...

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul • 2010 • Thailand
    Starring Thanapat Saisaymar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee

    Winner of the Palme d’Or, UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES is an unclassifiable tale of a man embracing life’s greatest mystery. Suffering from acute kidney failur...

  • Tropical Malady

    Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul • 2004 • Thailand
    Starring Banlop Lomnoi, Sakda Kaewbuadee

    TROPICAL MALADY is a lyrical and mysterious love story by maverick Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. The film chronicles the mystical romance between a young soldier and the country boy he ...

  • Cemetery of Splendor

    Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul • 2015 • Thailand
    Starring Jenjira Pongpas, Banlop Lomnoi

    Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she...

  • Tales of Beatrix Potter

    Directed by Reginald Mills • 1971 • United Kingdom
    Starring Frederick Ashton, Alexander Grant, Julie Wood

    Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and the rest of the Victorian-garbed creatures sprung from the imagination of Beatrix Potter star in this enchanting ...

  • Syndromes and a Century

    Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul • 2006 • Thailand
    Starring Nantarat Sawaddikul, Jaruchai Iamaram

    In perhaps his most invitingly mysterious, joyously experimental work to date, Apichatpong Weerasethakul reimagines the lives and loves of his parents in the years before they met. Unfolding in...

  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

    Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti • 1947 • United Kingdom
    Starring Derek Bond, Cedric Hardwicke

    A resourceful young man makes his way through nineteenth-century London society as he tries to escape the grasp of his villainous uncle in this stylish adaptation of Charles Dickens’s sprawling novel...

  • The Captain’s Paradise

    Directed by Anthony Kimmins • 1953 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson

    Alec Guinness is at his peerless best in this frothy, soufflé-light comedy. He stars as Captain Henry St. James, a ship’s captain bouncing between ports in Gibraltar and North Africa and...

  • The Lavender Hill Mob

    Directed by Charles Crichton • 1951 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James

    Alec Guinness is a prim and respectable bank clerk who organizes a gang to steal gold bullion and smuggle it out of the country as Eiffel Tower souvenir paperweights. Delightful acting,...

  • The Hours and Times

    Directed by Christopher Munch • 1991 • United States
    Starring David Angus, Ian Hart

    This much is known: in April 1963, John Lennon and Beatles manager Brian Epstein, the mastermind behind the band’s meteoric rise, travelled to Barcelona for an extended weekend getaway. What happened there is ...

  • Battle in Heaven

    Directed by Carlos Reygadas • 2005 • Mexico
    Starring Marcos Hernández, Anapola Mushkadiz

    Cast entirely with nonprofessionals, BATTLE IN HEAVEN tells the story of Marcos, the middle-aged chauffeur of Ana, daughter of a Mexican general. Marcos is the only member of Ana’s household who knows she le...

  • Silent Light

    Directed by Carlos Reygadas • 2007 • Mexico
    Starring Cornelio Wall, Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz

    Opening with a magisterial heaven-meets-earth time-lapse and climaxing with one of the most stunning endings in recent memory, Carlos Reygadas’s sublime spiritual odyssey is as close to the transcend...

  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

    Directed by Penelope Spheeris • 1998 • United States

    With the final installment of her DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION trilogy, Penelope Spheeris focuses on the gutter-punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers in Los Angeles. Turning her attention away from the famous musicians profiled in the first ...

  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years

    Directed by Penelope Spheeris • 1988 • United States

    The second in Penelope Spheeris’s trilogy on alternative LA, THE METAL YEARS takes a fast-paced look at the outrageous heavy metal scene of the late eighties. Set in Los Angeles, the film explores the lives of struggling musicians, fans, and s...

  • The Decline of Western Civilization

    Directed by Penelope Spheeris • 1981 • United States

    This riveting, unflinching, and hard-core documentary adeptly captures the spirit of a major cultural phenomenon and features performances by X, Circle Jerks, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Germs, and Alice Bag Band. Breaking down barriers o...

  • Marwencol

    Directed by Jeff Malmberg • 2010 • United States

    Outside a small bar in Kingston, New York, Mark Hogancamp was beaten nearly to death, his memories wiped away. Seeking recovery, he constructs Marwencol, a miniature World War II–era town filled with doll-sized versions of his friends, fantasies, ...

  • The Maids

    Directed by Christopher Miles • 1975 • United Kingdom
    Starring Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant

    Jean Genet receives an unbridled, expertly cinematic rendering in this adaptation of his perverse play. Glenda Jackson and Susannah York play Solange and Claire, Paris maids who tend to ...

  • The Falcon and the Snowman

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1985 • United States
    Starring Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle

    Christopher Boyce (Timothy Hutton) works a at a defense plant, where he uncovers documents that prove that the CIA is secretly coercing foreign governments. He confides in his friend, Daulton Lee (...

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1971 • United Kingdom
    Starring Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Murray Head

    John Schlesinger followed his iconic MIDNIGHT COWBOY with this deeply personal take on love and sex. SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a...

  • Midnight Cowboy

    Directed by John Schlesinger • 1969 • United States
    Starring Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

    One of the British New Wave’s most versatile directors, John Schlesinger came to New York in the late 1960s to make MIDNIGHT COWBOY, a picaresque story of friendship that captured a city in cris...