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Grey Gardens (1976)

Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Ellen Hovde, and Muffie Meyer

Country: United States

Duration: 94 minutes

Language: English

Spine #123

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by filmmakers Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer, and Susan Froemke

Excerpts from a recorded interview with Little Edie Beale by Kathryn G. Graham for interview magazine (1976)

Video interviews with fashion designers Todd Oldham and John Bartlett on the influence of Grey Gardens

Behind-the-scenes photographs

Trailers

Filmographies

(REISSUE)

The Beales of Grey Gardens, the 2006 sequel to the film

Introduction to The Beales of Grey Gardens by Maysles

PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Hilton Als

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Carl Theodor Dreyer Box Set

Spine #124

DVD BOX SET FEATURES

Interview footage with cast members from Day of Wrath, Ordet, and Gertrud

Archival footage of Dreyer during the production of Gertrud

Interviews with Dreyer cinematographers Henning Bendtsen and Jørgen Roos

A 22-page booklet, including a reprint of Dreyer’s essay “Thoughts on My Métier”

An extensive essay by Dreyer scholar Edvin Kau

Stills galleries accompanying each film

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Day of Wrath (1943)

Directed by Carl Th. Dreyer

Country: Denmark

Duration: 97 minutes

Language: Danish

Spine #125

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Deleted footage of interviews from Torben Skjødt Jensen’s documentary Carl Th. Dreyer—My Metier, with actors Lisbeth Movin and Preben Lerdorff Rye

Stills gallery

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Ordet (1955)

Directed by Carl Th. Dreyer

Country: Denmark

Duration: 125 minutes

Language: Danish

Spine #126

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Deleted footage of an interview from Torben Skjødt Jensen’s documentary Carl Th. Dreyer—My Métier, with actress Birgitte Federspiel

Stills gallery

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Gertrud (1964)

Directed by Carl Th. Dreyer

Country: Denmark

Duration: 119 minutes

Language: Danish

Spine #127

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Deleted footage of interviews from Torben Skødt Jensen’s documentary Carl Th. Dreyer—My Metier, with actors Baard Owe and Axel Strøbye

Archival footage from the time of Gertrud’s production

Stills gallery

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Carl Th. Dreyer---My Metier (1995)

Directed by Torben Skødt Jensen

Country: Denmark

Duration: 94 minutes

Language: Danish

Spine #128

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Rare interview footage and archival material

Extensive biographical essay by Dreyer scholar Edvin Kau

PLUS: A 22-page booklet, including a reprint of Dreyer’s essay "Thoughts on My Metier"

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The Ruling Class (1972)

Directed by Peter Medak

Country: United Kingdom

Duration: 154 minutes

Language: English

Spine #132

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Commentary track featuring Peter O’Toole, Peter Medak, and writer Peter Barnes

Peter Medak’s home movies, shot on location for The Ruling Class

A collection of rare publicity and behind-the-scenes production stills

Original trailer

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The Vanishing (1988)

Directed by George Sluzier

Country: France, Netherlands

Duration: 106 minutes

Language: Dutch, French

Spine #133

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Trailer

6-page liner notes with essay by Kim Newman

(REISSUE)

New interview with director George Sluizer

New interview with actor Johanna ter Steege

PLUS: An essay by critic Scott Foundas

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Haxan (1922)

Directed by Benjamin Christensen

Country: Denmark

Duration: 105 minutes

Language: Swedish

Spine #134

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Danish silent film scholar Casper Tybjerg

Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 re-release

A short selection of outtakes

Bibliotheque Diabolique: a photographic exploration of Christensen's historical sources

Stills gallery

Witchcraft Through the Ages (1968): The 76 minute version of Haxan, narrated by William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring Jean-Luc Ponty

(REISSUE)

PLUS: An essay by critic Chris Fujiwara, remarks on the score by Anderson

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Rebecca (1940)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

Duration: 130 minutes

Language: English

Spine #135

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film scholar Leonard J. Leff, author of Hitchcock and Selznick: The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David O. Selznick in Hollywood

Isolated music and effects track

Rare screen, hair, makeup, and costume tests including Vivien Leigh, Anne Baxter, Loretta Young, Margaret Sullivan, and Joan Fontaine

Footage from the 1940 Annual Academy Awards ceremony, at which Rebecca won Best Picture and Best Cinematography Oscars

Hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos chronicling the film's production from location scouting, set photos, and wardrobe continuity to ads, posters, lobby cards, and promotional memorabilia

Illustrated essay on Daphne Du Maurier, author of the book on which Rebecca is based

Hitchcock on Rebecca: excerpts from the director's conversations with filmmaker Francois Truffaut

Phone interviews with star Joan Fontaine and Dame Judith Anderson from 1986

Hitchcock's casting notes

Reissue trailer

Production correspondence and casting notes

1939 test screening questionnaire

Complete broadcast of the 1938 Campbell Playhouse radio adaptation, starring Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre players, including an interview with Daphne Du Maurier

1941 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast starring Ronald Colman and Ida Lupino, including an interview with David O. Selznick

1950 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast starring Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh

Liner notes by Robin Wood, author of the groundbreaking book Hitchcock's Film and Hitchcock's Film Revisited in a 22-page booklet

(REISSUE)

New conversation between film critic and author Molly Haskell and scholar Patricia White

New interview with film historian Craig Barron on Rebecca’s visual effects

Daphne du Maurier: In the Footsteps of “Rebecca,” a 2016 French television documentary

Making-of documentary from 2007

Hitchcock interviewed by Tom Snyder on a 1973 episode of NBC’s Tomorrow

Tomorrow interview with Fontaine from 1980

PLUS: An essay by critic and Selznick biographer David Thomson and selected Selznick production correspondence, including with Hitchcock

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Spellbound (1945)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

Duration: 111 minutes

Language: English

Spine #136

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Commentary by Hitchcock scholar Marian Keane

"A Nightmare Ordered by Telephone," an in-depth, illustrated essay on the Salvador Dalí-designed dream sequence by James Bigwood

Excerpts from a 1973 audio interview with composer Miklos Rozsa

Complete 1948 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation starring Joseph Cotten and Alida Valli

The Fishko Files: a WNYC/New York Public Radio piece on the theremin

Essays by noted Hitchcock scholars Lesley Brill (The Hitchcock Romance) and Leonard Leff (Hitchcock and Selznick)

Hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos and documents chronicling the film’s production, from set photos to ads, posters, and publicity material

Theatrical trailer

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Notorious (1946)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

Duration: 101 minutes

Language: English

Spine #137

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by Hitchcock film scholar Marian Keane and film historian Rudy Behlmer, editor of Memo from David O. Selznick

Theatrical trailer

Complete broadcast of the 1948 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation, starring Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten

Rare production, publicity, rear projection photos, as well as promotional posters and lobby cards

Production correspondence

Collections of trailers and teasers

Script excerpts of deleted scenes and alternate endings

Excerpts from the short story "The Song of the Dragon," source material for Notorious

Rare newsreel footage of Bergman and Hitchcock

Liner notes by Hitchcock scholar William Rothman, author of the landmark study Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze

Isolated music score and effects track

(REISSUE)

New interview with Hitchcock biographer Donald Spoto

New program about the film’s visual style with cinematographer John Bailey

New scene analysis by film scholar David Bordwell

Once Upon a Time . . . “Notorious,” a 2009 documentary about the film featuring actor Isabella Rossellini; filmmakers Peter Bogdanovich, Claude Chabrol, and Stephen Frears; and others

New program about Hitchcock’s storyboarding and previsualization process by filmmaker Daniel Raim

PLUS: An essay by critic Angelica Jade Bastién

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Rashomon (1950)

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Country: Japan

Duration: 88 minutes

Language: Japanese

Spine #138

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film historian Donald Richie

Excerpts from The World of Kazuo Miyagawa

Introduction by Robert Altman

Trailer

Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon: 28-page booklet

Notes by Stephen Prince

Akira Kurosawa on Rashomon

Reprints of the Rashomon source stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa's In a Grove and Rashomon

(REISSUE)

A Testimony as an Image, a sixty-eight-minute documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew

Archival audio interview with actor Takashi Shimura

Original and rerelease trailers

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Wild Strawberries (1957)

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Country: Sweden

Duration: 92 minutes

Language: Swedish

Spine #139

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie

Ingmar Bergman on Life and Work, a 90 minute documentary by filmmaker and author Jörn Donner

Stills gallery, featuring rare behind-the-scenes photos

(REISSUE)

Introduction by director Ingmar Bergman

Behind-the-scenes footage shot by Bergman

PLUS: A new essay by Peter Cowie

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8 1/2 (1963)

Directed by Federico Fellini

Country: Italy, France

Duration: 138 minutes

Language: German, English, French, Italian

Spine #140

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Scree-specific audio essay featuring commentary by film critic and Fellini friend Gideon Bachmann and NYU Professor of Film Antonio Monda

Introduction by Terry Gilliam, director of Brazil and 12 Monkeys

22-page booklet featuring essays by Fellini, longtime Fellini collaborator and critic Tullio Kezich, and film professor and author Alexander Sesonske

Theatrical trailer

Fellini: A Director's Notebook, a 52 minute film by Federico Fellini

Nino Rota: Between Cinema and Concert, a compelling 48 minute documentary about the maestro behind the music of Fellini's films

Interviews with actress Sandra Milo, director Lina Wertmüller, whose career began on the set of 8 1/2, and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, who discusses the revolutionary art of Gianni di Venanzo

Rare photographs from the collection of Gideon Bachmann

Gallery of behind-the-scenes and production photos

(REISSUE)

The Last Sequence, a new 52-minute documentary on Fellini’s lost alternate ending for

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Children of Paradise (1945)

Directed by Marcel Carné

Country: France

Duration: 190 minutes

Language: French

Spine #141

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Audio commentary by film scholar Brian Stonehill

Audio commentary by film scholar Charles Affron

24 page booklet, including transcribed excerpts from Brian Stonehill's 1990 interview with Marcel Carne, cast biographies, and essay by film historian Peter Cowie

Video introduction by director Terry Gilliam

Jacque Prevert's film treatment

Production designs by Alexandre Trauner

Production stills gallery

Filmographies for Marcel Carne and Jacques Prevert

U.S. theatrical trailer

(REISSUE)

Restoration demonstration

Once Upon a Time: “Children of Paradise,” a 2009 documentary on the making of the film

New visual essay on the design of Children of Paradise by film writer Paul Ryan

The Birth of “Children of Paradise,” a 1967 Rob Houwer Film documentary featuring interviews with director Marcel Carné; actors Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, and Pierre Brasseur; production designer Alexandre Trauner; and others

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The Last Wave (1977)

Directed by Peter Weir

Country: Australia

Duration: 106 minutes

Language: English

Spine #142

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Interview with director Peter Weir

Original theatrical trailer

The Last Wave (The Criterion Collection)

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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

Directed by Luis Buñuel

Country: France

Duration: 104 minutes

Language: French

Spine #143

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video interview with screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière

Excerpts from Jacques de Baroncelli’s 1929 silent film, La Femme et le Pantin, an alternative film adaptation of the book on which Buñuel based his film

Reprinted interview with director Luis Buñuel

Theatrical trailer

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Loves of a Blonde (1965)

Directed by Milos Forman

Country: Czechoslovakia

Duration: 82 minutes

Language: Czech

Spine #144

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video interview with director Milos Forman

Deleted scene

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The Firemen's Ball (1967)

Directed by Milos Forman

Country: Czechoslovakia

Duration: 73 minutes

Language: Czech

Spine #145

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Video interview with director Milos Forman

A behind-the-scenes look at the transfer process, featuring cinematographer Miroslav Ondricek, and comments from Milos Forman

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The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov

Country: Soviet Union

Duration: 96 minutes

Language: Russian

Spine #146

DVD BONUS FEATURES

(REISSUE)

New interview with scholar Ian Christie on why the film is a landmark of Soviet cinema

Audio interview from 1961 with director Mikhail Kalatozov

Hurricane Kalatozov, a documentary from 2009 on the Georgian director’s complex relationship with the Soviet government

Segment from a 2008 program about the film’s cinematography, featuring original storyboards and an interview with actor Alexei Batalov

Interview from 2001 with filmmaker Claude Lelouch on the film’s French premiere at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival

PLUS: An essay by critic Chris Fujiwara

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In the Mood for Love (2000)

Directed by Wong Kar-wai

Country: Hong Kong

Duration: 98 minutes

Language: Cantonese, Shanghainese

Spine #147

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Alternate ending and deleted scenes with director's commentary

The music of In the Mood for Love, presented in an interactive essay

Hua Yang de Nian Hua, a short film by Wong Kar-wai

@ "In the Mood for Love," a documentary about the making of the film

2 interviews with Wong Kar-wai at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival press conference with stars Maggie Cheung Man-yuk & Tony Leung Chiu-wai

"Hong Kong, 1960's", essay by film scholar Gina Marchetti illuminating the film's unique setting

2 Hong Kong TV spots

1 US TV spot

1 US trailer

1 French TV spot

1 French trailer

Electronic Press Kit "A note on the making of In the Mood for Love" with behind-the-scenes footage and interview material with the cast and director

"The Searcher: Wong Kar-wai", a comprehensive (and chronological) text-based essay covering the director's career, with still photos of the director, production photos and posters from his films, and 3 trailers for Ashes of Time, Fallen Angels, Happy Together

Photo gallery

Biographies of key cast and crew

48-page booklet featuring the short story "Intersection", by Liu Yi-chang that inspired the film, a director's statement and liner notes by Li Cheuk- To

(REISSUE)

Two new interviews with critic Tony Rayns, one about the film and the other about the soundtrack, featuring musical cues

Plus: An essay by film critic Steve Erickson

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