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The Proud Valley (1940)

Directed by Pen Tennyson

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 76 minutes

Language: English

Spine #373

DVD BONUS FEATURE

1958 Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson (Courtesy of Pacifica Radio Archives)

Native Land (1942)

Directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand

Country: United States

Duration: 89 minutes

Language: English

DVD BONUS FEATURE

"The Story of Native Land," a new video interview with cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, son of Frontier Films cofounder and Native Land codirector Leo Hurwitz

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Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Directed by Vittorio De Sica

Country: Italy

Duration: 89 minutes

Language: Italian

Spine #374

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Working with De Sica, a collection of interviews with screenwriter Suso Cecchi d’Amico, actor Enzo Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich

Life as It Is, a program on the history of Italian neorealism, featuring scholar Mark Shiel

Documentary from 2003 on screenwriter and longtime Vittorio De Sica collaborator Cesare Zavattini, directed by Carlo Lizzani

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Godfrey Cheshire and reminiscences by De Sica and his collaborators

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Green for Danger (1946)

Directed by Sidney Gilliat

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 91 minutes

Language: English

Spine #375

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder

New interview with British film historian Geoff Brown

PLUS: A new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and a director's statement

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49th Parallel (1941)

Directed by Michael Powell

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 123 minutes

Language: English

Spine #376

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder

The Volunteer, a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short starring Ralph Richardson

A Pretty British Affair, a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which considers their WWII-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together

Excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: A new essay by film scholar Charles Barr and Powell's 1941 premiere speech

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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

Directed by Mikio Naruse

Country: Japan

Duration: 111 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #377

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie

New video interview with Tatsuya Nakadai

Theatrical trailer

PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film scholars Audie Bock, Catherine Russell, and Phillip Lopate

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Fires on the Plain (1959)

Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Country: Japan

Duration: 104 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #378

DVD BONUS FEATURES

New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie

New video interviews with director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis

PLUS: A new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens

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The Burmese Harp (1956)

Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Country: Japan

Duration: 116 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #379

DVD BONUS FEATURES

New video interviews with director Kon Ichikawa and actor Rentaro Mikuni

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: A new essay by renowned critic and historian Tony Rayns

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The Naked City (1948)

Directed by Jules Dassin

Country: United States

Duration: 96 minutes

Language: English

Spine #380

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by screenwriter Malvin Wald

An analysis of the film’s New York locations by Celluloid Skyline author James Sanders

A new video interview with NYU film professor Dana Polan

Footage of Jules Dassin from his 2004 appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Stills gallery

PLUS: A new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin

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La haine (1995)

Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz

Country: France

Duration: 97 minutes

Language: French

Spine #381

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Kassovitz

Introduction by actor Jodie Foster

Ten Years of “La haine,” a documentary that brings together cast and crew a decade after the film’s landmark release

Featurette on the film’s banlieue setting

Production footage

Deleted and extended scenes, each with an afterword by Kassovitz

Gallery of behind-the-scenes photos

Trailers

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Ginette Vincendeau and a 2006 appreciation by filmmaker Costa-Gavras

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Overlord (1975)

Directed by Stuart Cooper

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 84 minutes

Language: English

Spine #382

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary featuring Cooper and actor Brian Stirner

Mining the Archive, a 2007 piece featuring archivists from London’s Imperial War Museum detailing the footage used in the film

Capa Influences Cooper, a 2007 photo essay featuring Cooper on photographer Robert Capa

Cameramen at War, the British Ministry of Information’s 1943 film tribute to newsreel and service film unit cameramen

A Test of Violence, Cooper’s 1969 short film about the Spanish artist Juan Genovés

Germany Calling, a 1941 Ministry of Information propaganda film, clips of which appear in Overlord

Excerpts from the journals of two D-day soldiers, read by Stirner

Trailer

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones, a short history of the Imperial War Museum, and excerpts from the Overlord novelization by Cooper and coscreenwriter Christopher Hudson

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Brute Force (1947)

Directed by Jules Dassin

Country: United States

Duration: 98 minutes

Language: English

Spine #383

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film noir specialists Alain Silver and James Ursini

A new interview with Paul Mason, author of Capturing the Media: Prison Discourse in Popular Culture

Theatrical trailer

Stills gallery

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Michael Atkinson, a 1947 profile of producer Mark Hellinger, and rare correspondence between Hellinger and Production Code administrator Joseph Breen over the film's content

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Vengeance Is Mine (1979)

Directed by Shohei Imamura

Country: Japan

Duration: 140 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #384

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Excerpts from a 1999 interview with director Shohei Imamura, produced by the Directors Guild of Japan

Trailer and teaser

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Atkinson, a 1994 interview with Imamura by filmmaker Toichi Nakata, and writings by Imamura on Vengeance Is Mine and his approach to directing

(REISSUE)

Audio commentary from 2005 featuring critic Tony Rayns

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Army of Shadows (1969)

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Country: France

Duration: 145 minutes

Language: French

Spine #385

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary featuring film historian Ginette Vincendeau

Interviews with Lhomme and editor Françoise Bonnot

On-set footage and excerpts from archival interviews with director Jean-Pierre Melville, cast members, writer Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters

Jean-Pierre Melville et “L’armée des ombres” (2002), a short program on the director and his film

Le journal de la Résistance (1944), a rare short documentary shot on the front lines during the final days of German-occupied France

Film restoration demonstration by Lhomme

Theatrical trailers

PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by critic Amy Taubin and historian Robert O. Paxton, as well as excerpts from Rui Nogueira’s Melville on Melville

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Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

Country: Japan

Duration: 124 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #386

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary featuring Japanese-literature scholar Jeffrey Angles

Interviews with critic Tadao Sato, assistant director Tokuzo Tanaka, and actress Kyoko Kagawa on the making of the film and its lasting importance

PLUS: An essay by scholar Mark Le Fanu

(REISSUE)

Two versions of the story on which the film is based: Ogai Mori’s 1915 “Sansho the Steward” and an earlier oral variation in written form

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La Jetée/Sans Soleil

Spine #387

DVD BOX SET FEATURES

Two interviews with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin

Chris on Chris, a video piece on Marker by filmmaker and critic Chris Darke

Two excerpts from the French television series Court-circuit (le magazine): a look at David Bowie’s music video for the song “Jump They Say,” inspired by La Jetée, and an analysis of Hitchcock’s Vertigo and its influence on Marker

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by Marker scholar Catherine Lupton, an interview with Marker, notes on the films and filmmaking by Marker, and more

(REISSUE)

Junkopia, a six-minute film by Marker, Frank Simone, and John Chapman about the Emeryville Mudflats

La Jetée (1963)

Directed by Chris Marker

Country: France

Duration: 27 minutes

Language: French

Sans Soleil (1983)

Directed by Chris Marker

Country: France

Duration: 103 minutes

Language: French

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The Two of Us (1967)

Directed by Claude Berri

Country: France

Duration: 87 minutes

Language: French

Spine #388

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Le poulet (1962), director Claude Berri’s Oscar-winning short film

New video interviews with Berri and actor Alain Cohen

Interviews from 1967 with Berri and Michel Simon

An excerpt from “The Jewish Children of Occupied France,” a 1975 French talk-show segment featuring Berri and the woman who helped secure his family’s safety during World War II

Original theatrical trailer

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic David Sterritt, an appreciation of the film by François Truffaut, and excerpts from Berri’s memoir

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WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)

Directed by Dušan Makavejev

Country: Yugoslavia

Duration: 85 minutes

Language: German, Russian, English

Spine #389

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary assembled from Raymond Durgnat's 1999 book on the film

Hole in the Soul, Makavejev’s 1994 tragicomic autobiographical short film, originally made for the BBC

New and archival video interviews with Makavejev

PLUS: An essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum

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Sweet Movie (1974)

Directed by Dušan Makavejev

Country: France

Duration: 98 minutes

Language: Polish, English

Spine #390

DVD BONUS FEATURES

New video interviews with Makavejev and Balkan film scholar Dina Iordanova

Actress Anna Prucnal sings a song from the film

PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by critic David Sterritt and Harvard professor and philosopher Stanley Cavell

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If.... (1968)

Directed by Lindsay Anderson

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 112 minutes

Language: English

Spine #391

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary featuring film critic and historian David Robinson and actor Malcolm McDowell

Episode of the Scottish TV series Cast and Crew from 2003, featuring interviews with McDowell, Ondříček, Rakoff, director’s assistant Stephen Frears, producer Michael Medwin, and screenwriter David Sherwin

Video interview with actor Graham Crowden

Thursday’s Children (1954), an Academy Award–winning documentary about a school for deaf children, by director Lindsay Anderson and Guy Brenton and narrated by actor Richard Burton

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic David Ehrenstein as well as reprinted pieces by Sherwin and Anderson

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Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Spine #392

DVD BOX SET FEATURES

Video essays on all three films by critic and festival programmer James Quandt

Four short films by Hiroshi Teshigahara: Hokusai (1953), Ikebana (1956), Tokyo 1958 (1958), and Ako/White Morning (1963)

A new documentary about the working relationship beween Teshigahara and Kobo Abe, including interviews with Japanese-film scholars Donald Richie and Tadao Sato

PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by James Quandt, Howard Hampton, Audie Bock, and Peter Grilli and Max Tessier’s 1964 interview with Teshigahara

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Woman in the Dunes (1964)

Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Country: Japan

Duration: 147 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #394

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video essay on the film from 2007 by film scholar James Quandt

Four short films from director Hiroshi Teshigahara’s early career: Hokusai (1953), Ikebana (1956), Tokyo 1958 (1958), and Ako (1965)

Teshigahara and Abe, a 2007 documentary examining the collaboration between Teshigahara and novelist Kobo Abe, featuring interviews with film scholars Donald Richie and Tadao Sato, film programmer Richard Peña, set designer Arata Isozaki, producer Noriko Nomura, and screenwriter John Nathan

Trailer

PLUS: An essay by film scholar Audie Bock and a 1978 interview with Teshigahara

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The Face of Another (1966)

Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Country: Japan

Duration: 124 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #395

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video essay on the film by critic and festival programmer James Quandt

Theatrical trailer

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Ace in the Hole (1951)

Directed by Billy Wilder

Country: United States

Duration: 111 minutes

Language: English

Spine #396

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard

Portrait of a “60% Perfect Man”: Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment

Interview with actor Kirk Douglas from 1984

Excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute

Audio excerpts from an interview with Wilder’s coscreenwriter Walter Newman

Video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee

Stills gallery

Trailer

PLUS: Essays by critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin

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Ivan's Childhood (1962)

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

Country: Soviet Union

Duration: 95 minutes

Language: Russian

Spine #397

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Interview with film scholar Vida T. Johnson, coauthor of The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky: A Visual Fugue

New interviews with cinematographer Vadim Yusov and actor Nikolai Burlyaev

PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Dina Iordanova; “Between Two Films,” an essay by Tarkovsky on Ivan’s Childhood; and “Ivan’s Willow,” a poem by the director’s father, Arseny Tarkovsky

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