The concluding chapter of michelangelo antonioni's informal trilogy on contemporary malaise following L'AVVENTURA and LA NOTTE, L'ECLISSE tells the story of a young woman Monica Vitti who leaves one lover Francisco Rabal and drifts into a relationship with another Alain Delon.
La Notte Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection CRRN2292BR #ad - Moodily sensual cinematography and subtly expressive performances make LA NOTTE an indelible illustration of romantic and social deterioration. This psychologically acute, visually striking modernist work was director Michelangelo Antonioni’s follow-up to the epochal L’avventura. Marcello mastroianni divorce italian style and jeanne Moreau Jules and Jim star as a novelist and his frustrated wife who, over the course of one night, confront their alienation from each other and the achingly empty bourgeois Milan circles in which they travel.
Antonioni’s muse monica Vitti Red Desert smolders as an industrialist’s tempting daughter.
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Red Desert The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection 7380093 #ad - Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. A neurotic woman seeks an outlet with her husband's colleague.
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In the mystery that follows, by turns terrifying and darkly funny, writer-director David Lynch burrows deep beneath the picturesque surfaces of small-town life. Driven to investigate, as well as their person of interest, sandy williams Laura Dern, Jeffrey finds himself drawing closer to his fellow amateur sleuth, lounge singer Dorothy Vallens Isabella Rossellini—and facing the fury of Frank Booth Dennis Hopper, a psychopath who will stop at nothing to keep Dorothy in his grasp.
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Special features: -new audio commentary by film historian samm deighan -Interviews with Jean-Francois Delon Alain's brother and Florence Gabin Jean's daughter -In the Mood for Melville 57:59 -Theatrical Trailer. The top-notch cast includes michael conrad The Longest Yard, Riccardo Cucciolla Sacco & Vanzetti and Jean Desailly The Soft Skin.
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Andrei Rublev Blu-rayCriterion Collection #ad - Hoberman Factory sealed DVD. Tracing the life of a renowned icon painter, the second feature by Andrei Tarkovsky vividly conjures the murky world of medieval Russia. Special edition features • new 2k digital restoration of the director’s preferred 185-minute cut, 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, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack • New 2K digital transfer of the original 205-minute version of the film, Tarkovsky’s 1961 student thesis film • The Three Andreis, ” 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.
Appearing here in the director’s preferred 185-minute cut as well as the version that was originally suppressed by Soviet authorities, an arresting meditation on art, the masterwork Andrei Rublev is one of Tarkovsky’s most revered films, faith, and endurance. 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.
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Only after she has fallen for devlin does she learn that her mission is to seduce a Nazi industrialist Claude Rains hiding out in South America. Coupling inventive cinematography with brilliantly subtle turns from his mesmerizing leads, Hitchcock orchestrates an anguished romance shot through with deception and moral ambiguity.
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The Passion of Joan of Arc The Criterion Collection Blu-rayCriterion Collection #ad - Spiritual rapture and institutional hypocrisy come to stark, vivid life in one of the most transcendent masterpieces of the silent era. Anchoring dreyer's audacious formal experimentation is a legendary performance by Renée Falconetti, whose haunted face channels both the agony and the ecstasy of martyrdom.
Blu-ray special edition features- new high-definition digital restoration of the film by gaumont, presented at 24 frames per second- alternate presentation of the film at 20 frames per second with original danish intertitles- three scores: richard einhorn's voices of light, hélène falconetti- version history- production design archive- New English subtitle translation- PLUS: An essay by critic Mark Le Fanu, a 1929 director's statement by Carl Theodor Dreyer, a choral and orchestral work performed by vocal group Anonymous 4, soloist Susan Narucki, and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic and Choir; another by Goldfrapp's Will Gregory and Portishead's Adrian Utley; and the third composed and performed by pianist Mie Yanashita- Audio commentary from 1999 by film scholar Casper Tybjerg- New interview with Einhorn- New conversation between Gregory and Utley- New video essay by Tybjerg exploring the debate over the film's frame rate- Interview from 1995 with actor Renée Falconetti's daughter and biographer, and the full libretto for VOICES OF LIGHT Factory sealed DVD.
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