Smiles of a Summer Night The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection CRRN2007BR #ad - In turn-of-the-century Sweden, four men and four women of different classes attempt to navigate the laws of attraction. During a weekend in the country, the women collude to force the men’s hands in matters of the heart, exposing their pretensions and insecurities along the way. After fifteen films that received mostly local acclaim, the 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night Sommarnattens leende at last ushered in an international audience for Ingmar Bergman The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries.

Factory sealed DVD. Chock-full of flirtatious propositions and sharp witticisms delivered by such Swedish screen legends as Gunnar Björnstrand The Seventh Seal, Cries and Whispers, Winter Light and Harriet Andersson Through a Glass Darkly, Smiles of a Summer Night is one of cinema’s great erotic comedies.

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Summer Interlude The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection CRRN2148BR #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Touching on many of the themes that would define the rest of his legendary career-isolation, performance, the inescapability of the past-the tenth film by Ingmar Bergman The Seventh Seal was a gentle sway toward true mastery. A film that the director considered a creative turning point, Summer Interlude is a reverie on life and death that bridges the gap between Bergman's past and future, theater and cinema.

Her memories of the rocky shores of Stockholm's outer archipelago mingle with scenes from her gloomy present, most of them set in the dark backstage environs of the theater where she works. In one of the director's great early female roles, an accomplished ballet dancer haunted by her tragic youthful affair with a shy, Maj-Britt Nilsson To Joy beguiles as Marie, handsome student Thirst's Birger Malmsten.

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Virgin Spring Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection #ad - Blu-ray special edition features • new 2k digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack • audio commentary from 2005 by ingmar bergman scholar birgitta steene • new video interviews from 2005 with actors Gunnel Lindblom and Birgitta Pettersson • Introduction by filmmaker Ang Lee from 2005 • An audio recording of a 1975 American Film Institute seminar by director Ingmar Bergman • Alternate English-dubbed soundtrack • PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film scholar Peter Cowie and screenwriter Ulla Isaksson and the medieval ballad on which the film is based Factory sealed DVD.

With austere simplicity, and her father töre’s ruthless pursuit of vengeance, the director tells the story of the rape and murder of the virgin Karin, set in motion after the killers visit the family’s farmhouse. Winner of the academy award for best foreign-language film, revenge, Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, and savagery in medieval Sweden.

Virgin Spring Blu-ray #ad - Starring frequent bergman collaborator and screen icon Max von Sydow, the film is both beautiful and cruel in its depiction of a world teetering between paganism and Christianity.

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Detour The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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The Seventh Seal The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection CRRN1804BR #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades; a knight Max von Sydow encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Much studied; imitated; even parodied; but never outdone; Bergman's stunning allegory of man's search for meaning was one of the benchmark foreign imports of America's 1950s art house heyday; pushing cinema's boundaries and ushering in a new era of moviegoing.

Few films have had as large a cultural impact as Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet. Factory sealed DVD. Detour Criterion.

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The Silence of the Lambs The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection #ad - As her foil, quick witted, anthony Hopkins is the archetypal antihero cultured, and savagely murderous delivering a harrowing portrait of humanity gone terribly wrong. Detour Criterion. As clarice starling, an fbi trainee who enlists the help of the infamous Hannibal 'the Cannibal' Lecter to gain insight into the mind of another killer, Jodie Foster subverts classic gender dynamics and gives one of the most memorable performances of her career.

A gripping police procedural and a disquieting immersion into a twisted psyche, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS swept the Academy Awards best picture, screenplay, actress, director, actor and remains a cultural touchstone. Blu ray special edition features new 4k digital restoration, approved by director of photography Tak Fujimoto, with 2.

The Silence of the Lambs The Criterion Collection Blu-ray #ad - 0 surround dts hd master Audio soundtrack Alternate 5. 1 surround dts hd master audio soundtrack audio commentary from 1994 featuring director jonathan demme, and former fbi agent john douglas new interview with critic maitland McDonagh Thirty eight minutes of deleted scenes Four documentaries featuring hours of interviews with cast and crew Behind the scenes featurette Storyboards Trailer PLUS: A book featuring an introduction by Foster, actors Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, pieces from 2000 and 2013 by author Thomas Harris on the origins of the character Hannibal Lecter, an essay by critic Amy Taubin, screenwriter Ted Tally, and a 1991 interview with Demme Factory sealed DVD.

In this chilling adaptation of the best selling novel by Thomas Harris, the astonishingly versatile director Jonathan Demme crafted a taut psychological thriller about an American obsession: serial murder. Factory sealed DVD.

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Fail Safe The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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The Criterion Collection #ad - Detour Criterion. Blu ray special edition features • new 4k digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack • Audio commentary from 2000 featuring director Sidney Lumet • New interview with film critic J. Factory sealed DVD. This unnerving procedural thriller painstakingly details an all too plausible nightmare scenario in which a mechanical failure jams the United States military’s chain of command and sends the country hurtling toward nuclear war with the Soviet Union.

Starring henry Fonda as a coolheaded U. S. Hoberman on 1960s nuclear paranoia and cold war films • “fail safe” revisited, a short documentary from 2000 including interviews with Lumet, screenwriter Walter Bernstein, and actor Dan O’Herlihy • PLUS: An essay by critic Bilge Ebiri Factory sealed DVD.

Fail Safe The Criterion Collection Blu-ray #ad - Working from a contemporary best seller, screenwriter Walter Bernstein and director Sidney Lumet wrench harrowing suspense from the doomsday fears of the Cold War era, making the most of a modest budget and limited sets to create an atmosphere of clammy claustrophobia and astronomically high stakes. President and walter matthau as a trigger happy political theorist, Fail Safe is a long underappreciated alarm bell of a film, sounding an urgent warning about the deadly logic of mutually assured destruction.

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Fanny and Alexander The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection CRRN2076BR #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Ingmar bergman the seventh seal intended fanny and alexander as his swan song, and it is the legendary director’s warmest and most autobiographical film, a four-time Academy Award–winning triumph that combines his trademark melancholy and emotional intensity with immense joy and sensuality.

Factory sealed DVD. Detour Criterion. The criterion collection is proud to present both the theatrical release and the original five-hour television version of this great work. Also included in the box set is bergman’s own feature-length documentary The Making of “Fanny and Alexander, ” a unique glimpse into his creative process.

Fanny and Alexander The Criterion Collection Blu-ray #ad - Through the eyes of ten-year-old alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

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Wild Strawberries Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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Criterion Collection CRRN2270BR #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Through flashbacks and fantasies, dreams and nightmares, Wild Strawberries dramatizes one man’s remarkable voyage of self-discovery. Traveling to accept an honorary degree, come to terms with his faults, Professor Isak Borg—masterfully played by veteran director Victor Sjöström The Phantom Carriage—is forced to face his past, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death.

This richly humane masterpiece, full of iconic imagery, is a treasure from the golden age of art-house cinema and one of the films that catapulted Ingmar Bergman The Seventh Seal to international acclaim. Detour Criterion. Factory sealed DVD.

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Parasite Blu-ray

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment B07YTDYDYB #ad - Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children expediently install themselves as tutor and art therapist to the Parks. The kims provide "indispensable" luxury services while the Parks obliviously bankroll their entire household. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity.

When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims' newfound comfort, a savage, underhanded battle for dominance breaks out, threatening to destroy the fragile ecosystem between the Kims and the Parks. Factory sealed DVD. Detour Criterion. And the kim family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Factory sealed DVD.

Parasite Blu-ray #ad - By turns darkly hilarious and heart-wrenching, Parasite showcases a modern master at the top of his game. Meet the park family, the picture of aspirational wealth.

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The Circus The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

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The Criterion Collection #ad - After being mistaken for a pickpocket, chaplin’s Little Tramp flees into the ring of a traveling circus and soon becomes the star of the show, falling for the troupe’s bareback rider along the way. Detour Criterion. Despite its famously troubled production, this gag packed comedy ranks among Chaplin’s finest, thanks to some of the most audacious set pieces of the director performer’s career, including a close brush with a lion and a climactic tightrope walk with a barrelful of monkeys.

Rereleased in 1969 with a new score by chaplin, The Circus is an uproarious high wire act that showcases silent cinema’s most popular entertainer at the peak of his comic powers. In the last film he made during the silent era, Charlie Chaplin revels in the art of the circus, paying tribute to the acrobats and pantomimists who inspired his virtuoso pratfalls.

The Circus The Criterion Collection Blu-ray #ad - Blu ray special edition features • new 4k digital restoration of charlie chaplin’s 1969 rerelease version of the film, little girl, ” a 2003 documentary on the film, featuring filmmaker emir kusturica • excerpted audio interview with chaplin musical associate eric james • unused café sequence with new score by composer timothy brock, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack • New audio commentary featuring Charlie Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance • Interview with Chaplin from 1969 • New interview with Chaplin’s son Eugene Chaplin • In the Service of the Story, and related outtakes with audio commentary by Chaplin historian Dan Kamin • Newly discovered outtakes featuring the Tramp and the bareback rider • Original recording of the film’s opening song, featuring an original score by Chaplin, “Swing, a new program on the film’s visual effects and production design by effects specialist Craig Barron • Chaplin Today: “The Circus, ” by Ken Barrie • Footage of the 1928 Hollywood premiere • Rerelease trailers • PLUS: An essay by critic Pamela Hutchinson Factory sealed DVD.

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