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Maîtresse (1976)

Directed by Barbet Schroeder

Country: France

Duration: 112 minutes

Language: French

Spine #223

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Exclusive video interview with Barbet Schroeder

New essay by film critic Elliott Stein

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Pickup on South Street (1953)

Directed by Samuel Fuller

Country: United States

Duration: 80 minutes

Language: English

Spine #224

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Exclusive interview with director Sam Fuller, made by renowned film critic Richard Schickel

Cinéma Cinémas: Fuller, French television show with Fuller discussing the making of the film

Illustrated biographical essay on Fuller

Complete Fuller poster filmography

Stills galleries of photos, lobby cards, and original paintings

Trailers for eight Sam Fuller films

PLUS: Essays by Martin Scorsese and acclaimed cultural historian Luc Sante

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Tunes of Glory (1960)

Directed by Ronald Neame

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 107 minutes

Language: English

Spine #225

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video interview with director Ronald Neame

Audio interview with actor Sir John Mills

Television interview from 1973 with Sir Alec Guinness

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: An essay by film scholar Robert Murphy

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Onibaba (1964)

Directed by Kaneto Shindo

Country: Japan

Duration: 103 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #226

DVD BONUS FEATURES

New video interview with writer/director Kaneto Shindo

Rare super-8 black & white and color footage provided by actor Kei Sato, shot on location during the filming of Onibaba

Original trailer

Stills gallery featuring production sketches and promotional art

Rare English translation of the original short Buddhist fable that inspired the film

Filmmaker’s statement from writer/director Kaneto Shindo

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Le Corbeau (1943)

Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

Country: France

Duration: 91 minutes

Language: French

Spine #227

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video interview with Bertrand Tavernier, director of Coup de torchon

Excerpts from The Story of French Cinema by Those Who Made It: Grand Illusions 1939 – 1942, a 1975 documentary featuring Henri-Georges Clouzot

New essay by film scholar Alan Williams, author of Republic of Images: A History of French Filmmaking

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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

Directed by Francesco Rosi

Country: Italy

Duration: 125 minutes

Language: Italian

Spine #228

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie

Witness to the Times, a new discussion with director Francesco Rosi and film critic Tullio Kezich

Il cineasta e il labirinto, a 55-minute documentary directed by Roberto Andò showing Rosi revisiting his life and career in cinema, with personal comments by directors Giuseppe Tornatore, Martin Scorsese, and others

Excerpt of an Italian newsreel from July 12, 1950, reporting the shocking death of the infamous and charismatic bandit Salvatore Giuliano

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: written tributes by Francis Ford Coppola, Federico Fellini, and Martin Scorsese as well as a new essay by writer Michel Ciment

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Scenes from a Marriage (1973)

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Country: Sweden

Duration: 297 minutes

Language: Swedish

Spine #229

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Comparison between the television and theatrical versions, with restored image and sound

Comparison between the television and theatrical versions by film scholar Peter Cowie

Exclusive new video interview with stars Liv Ullman and Erland Josephson

Video interview with Ingmar Bergman

New essay by author Phillip Lopate

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3 Women (1977)

Directed by Robert Altman

Country: United States

Duration: 124 minutes

Language: English

Spine #230

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by director Robert Altman

Stills galley of rare production and publicity photos

Original theatrical trailers and television spots

PLUS: A new essay by critic David Sterritt

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The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)

Directed by Fritz Lang

Country: Germany

Duration: 121 minutes

Language: German

Spine #231

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by David Kalat, author of The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse

Complete French-language version of the film, Le Testament du Dr. Mabuse, filmed simultaneously by Lang with French actors

Excerpts from For Example Fritz Lang (Zum Beispiel: Fritz Lang), 1964 interview with Lang, directed by famed German documentarian Erwin Leiser (Mein Kampf)

Mabuse in Mind (Mabuse Im Gedächtnis), 1984 film by Thomas Honickel featuring an interview with actor Rudolf Schündler (Hardy in The Testament of Dr. Mabuse)

Comparison between the 1933 German version, the French version, and The Crimes of Dr. Mabuse, the edited and dubbed American version of the film

Interview with German Mabuse expert Michael Farin about the literary inventor of the series, Norbert Jacques

Rare production design drawings by art director Emil Hasler (M, The Blue Angel)

Collection of memorabilia, press books, stills, and posters

Liner notes by Tom Gunning, author of The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity

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A Story of Floating Weeds/Floating Weeds: Two Films by Yasujiro Ozu

Spine #232

A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)

Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

Country: Japan

Duration: 86 minutes

Language: Japanese

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Japanese film historian Donald Richie

New score by noted silent-film composer Donald Sosin

Floating Weeds (1959)

Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

Country: Japan

Duration: 119 minutes

Language: Japanese

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film critic Roger Ebert

Original theatrical trailer

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Stray Dog (1949)

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Country: Japan

Duration: 122 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #233

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior’s Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa

Thirty-two-minute documentary on Stray Dog from the series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create, including interviews with director Akira Kurosawa, production designer Yoshiro Muraki, actor Keiko Awaji, and others

PLUS: An excerpt from Kurosawa’s book Something Like an Autobiography and an essay by film critic Terrence Rafferty

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The Tin Drum (1979)

Directed by Volker Schlöndorff

Country: Germany

Duration: 163 minutes

Language: German

Spine #234

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Theatrical trailer

Audio commentary by director and co-writer Volker Schlöndorff

Isolated music track, featuring the score by Academy Award-winning composer Maurice Jarre

Rare deleted scenes

Volker Schlöndorff Remembers The Tin Drum, a 21-minute audio/video montage

An illuminating collection of video interviews, including Schlöndorff

"The Platform," a rare 1987 German recording of Grass reading an excerpt from his novel The Tin Drum

Reprinted excerpt of the screenplay's original, unfilmed ending

Banned in Oklahoma, a documentary by Gary D. Rhodes following the child pornography lawsuit revolving around The Tin Drum

Production sketches, designs, and promotional art

(REISSUE)

New interview with Schlöndorff about the making of the film and the creation of the complete version

New interview with film scholar Timothy Corrigan

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Geoffrey Macnab and 1978 statements by Grass about the adaptation of his novel

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The Leopard (1963)

Directed by Luchino Visconti

Country: Italy

Duration: 185 minutes

Language: Italian

Spine #235

DVD BONUS FEATURES

The 161-minute American release, with English-language dialogue, including Burt Lancaster’s own voice

Audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie

A Dying Breed: The Making of The Leopard, an hour-long documentary featuring interviews with Claudia Cardinale, screenwriter Suso Ceccho D’Amico, Rotunno, filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and many others

Interview with professor Millicent Marcus on the history behind The Leopard

Interview with producer Goffredo Lombardo

Stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos

Theatrical trailer

(REISSUE)

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film historian Michael Wood

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Mamma Roma (1962)

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Country: Italy

Duration: 110 minutes

Language: Italian

Spine #236

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Three new interviews about director Pier Paolo Pasolini, featuring Bernardo Bertolucci, an assistant director to Pasolini on Accattone; Tonino Delli Colli, cinematographer on eleven of Pasolini’s fourteen films; and Enzo Siciliano, author of Pasolini: A Biography

Pier Paolo Pasolini (1995), a 58-minute documentary by filmmaker Ivo Barnabò Micheli covering the career of the controversial artist

La ricotta (1963), a 35-minute film by Pasolini starring Orson Welles as a director who sets out to make a film about the Passion of Jesus

Original theatrical trailer

Poster gallery

Plus: A 32-page booklet featuring excerpted interviews with Pasolini on Mamma Roma and La ricotta, and essays by novelist and culture critic Gary Indiana and Pasolini biographer Enzo Siciliano

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Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Country: Sweden

Duration: 109 minutes

Language: Swedish

Spine #237

DVD BONUS FEATURES

New video introduction to the film by director Ingmar Bergman

New video conversation between Bergman scholar Peter Cowie and writer Jörn Donner, executive producer of Fanny and Alexander

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by theater and film critic John Simon and a 1961 review by film critic Pauline Kael

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A Woman is a Woman (1961)

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Country: France

Duration: 84 minutes

Language: French

Spine #238

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Charlotte et Véronique ou Tous les garçons s'appellent Patrick (All the Boys Are Called Patrick, 1957), an early short film by Godard with Jean-Claude Brialy, written by Eric Rohmer

"Qui êtes-vous Anna Karina?"; excerpts from a 1966 French television interview with Karina, Brialy, and Serge Gainsbourg

Publicity for A Woman Is a Woman featuring the original trailer, rare on-set photos by photographer Raymond Cauchetier, a poster and stills gallery, and an audio promotional recording for the film

Plus: a 24-page booklet featuring excerpts from a 1961 interview with Godard and director of photography Raoul Coutard about A Woman Is a Woman, and a new essay by film critic J. Hoberman

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The Lower Depths

Spine #239

The Lower Depths (1936)

Directed by Jean Renoir

Country: France

Duration: 89 minutes

Language: French

The Lower Depths (1957)

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Country: Japan

Duration: 125 minutes

Language: Japanese

DVD BOX SET FEATURES

Audio commentary on Kurosawa's The Lower Depths featuring Japanese-film expert Donald Richie (A Hundred Years of Japanese Film)

A 33-minute documentary on Kurosawa's The Lower Depths from the series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create, including interviews with Kurosawa, actress Kyoko Kagawa, art director Yoshiro Muraki, and others

Introduction to Jean Renoir's The Lower Depths by the director

Cast biographies for Kurosawa's The Lower Depths by Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa

Original theatrical trailer for Kurosawa's The Lower Depths

New essay by Keiko McDonald (From Book to Screen: Modern Japanese Literature in Films) and Thomas Rimer (A Reader’s Guide to Japanese Literature) for the Kurosawa film; new essay by film scholar Alexander Sesonske, author of Jean Renoir: The French Films 1924-1939, for the Renoir

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Early Summer (1951)

Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

Country: Japan

Duration: 125 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #240

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Japanese-film expert Donald Richie, author of Ozu and A Hundred Years of Japanese Film

Ozu’s Films from Behind-the-Scenes, a conversation about Ozu and his working methods between child-actor and sound technician Kojiro Suematsu, assistant cameraman Takashi Kawamata, and Ozu producer Shizuo Yamanouchi

Original theatrical trailer

Plus: a new essay by film scholar David Bordwell, author of Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema, and an essay about Ozu by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch

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Stage and Spectacle: Three Films by Jean Renoir

Spine #241

DVD BOX SET FEATURES

Introductions to The Golden Coach and Elena and Her Men by Jean Renoir

Video introduction to The Golden Coach by filmmaker Martin Scorsese

Video introduction to French Cancan by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich

Jean Renoir—Hollywood and Beyond: Part two of the BBC documentary by David Thompson

Three-part interview with Renoir: Jean renoir parle de son art, conducted by French New Wave director Jacques Rivette

Galleries of production stills

Essays by film critics Jonathan Rosenbaum and Andrew Sarris, and Renoir historian Christopher Faulkner

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The Golden Coach (1953)

Directed by Jean Renoir

Country: France

Duration: 103 minutes

Language: English

Spine #242

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Introduction to the film by Jean Renoir

Video introduction by director Martin Scorsese

Jean Renoir parle de son art: part one of Jacques Rivette's three-part interview with Renoir

A collection of rare production stills

Plus: a new essay by writer Jonathan Rosenbaum on The Golden Coach, French Cancan, and Elena and Her Men, and an original essay by film critic Andrew Sarris

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French Cancan (1955)

Directed by Jean Renoir

Country: France

Duration: 105 minutes

Language: French

Spine #243

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video introduction by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich

Jean Renoir parle de son art: part two of Jacques Rivette's three-part interview with Renoir

Video interview with set designer Max Douy

A collection of rare production stills

Plus: an original essay by film critic Andrew Sarris

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Elena and Her Men (1956)

Directed by Jean Renoir

Country: France

Duration: 95 minutes

Language: French

Spine #244

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Introduction to the film by Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir—Hollywood and Beyond: part two of a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by David Thompson, featuring reflections on Renoir from his family, friends, collaborators, and admirers

Jean Renoir parle de son art: part three of Jacques Rivette's three-part interview with Renoir

A collection of production stills

Plus: an original essay by Renoir historian Christopher Faulkner

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Port of Shadows (1938)

Directed by Marcel Carné

Country: France

Duration: 90 minutes

Language: French

Spine #245

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Gallery of production stills and promotional posters

French theatrical trailer

Plus: A 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by cultural historian Luc Sante and a new translation of excerpts from Marcel Carné's autobiography Ma vie à belles dents (My Life with Gusto)

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I vitelloni (1953)

Directed by Federico Fellini

Country: Italy

Duration: 103 minutes

Language: Italian

Spine #246

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Vitellonismo: an exclusive documentary featuring interviews with late actor Leopoldo Trieste, actor Franco Interlenghi, assistant director Moraldo Rossi, Fellini biographer Tullio Kezich, Fellini friend Vincenzo Mollica, and director of the Fellini Foundation, Vittorio Boarini

Collection of still photographs, posters, and memorabilia

Original theatrical trailer

Plus: a new essay by writer Tom Piazza (My Cold War: A Novel, Blues and Trouble: Twelve Stories)

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Slacker (1991)

Directed by Richard Linklater

Country: United States

Duration: 100 minutes

Language: English

Spine #247

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Three audio commentaries featuring Richard Linklater and members of the cast and crew

Casting tapes featuring select "auditions" from the over one-hundered-member cast, with an essay from production manager/casting director Anne Walker-McBay

An early film treatment

Home movies

10 minute trailer for a documentary about the landmark Austin café, Les Amis, which served as location for several scenes in Slacker

Stills gallery featuring hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes production and publicity photos

It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988), Linklater's first feature-length feature, with commentary by the director, available here for the first time on home video

Woodschock, an early short 16mm film made by Linklater and Lee Daniel in 1985

"The Roadmap," the working script of Slacker, including 14 deleted scenes and alternate takes

Footage from the Slacker 10th anniversary in Austin, Texas, in 2001

Original theatrical trailer

Slacker culture essay by Linklater

Information about the Austin Film Society, founded in 1985 by Linklater with Daniel, including early flyers from screenings

PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by author and film­maker John Pierson and Michael Barker, as well as reviews, production notes, and an introduction to It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books by director Monte Hellman

(REISSUE)

Deleted scenes and alternate takes

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