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YERMA ILONA ARRIVES WITH THE RAIN A WOMAN WITHOUT LOVE
YERMA
$19.95
Based on a book by Spanish poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca, Yerma tells the story of woman who longs for a child, but is unable to conceive. Harboring a deep hatred...LEARN MORE. Based on the award-winning novel by Colombian author Alvaro Mutis, this rousing adventure follows three wanderers in search of fortune in 1950s Panama City. A smuggler...LEARN MORE. A marker of his “Mexican years,” Luis Buñuel’s adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s “Pierre et Jean” skewers bourgeois values with brilliant satire...LEARN MORE
KRZYZACY IN DESERT AND WILDERNESS WHERE THE HEART ROAMS
KRZYZACY
$24.95
Certainly one of the highest achievements of 1960s Polish cinema, and a stirring nationalist epic. Based on the classic novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz, Order of Teutonic Knights is a vivid...LEARN MORE. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Henryk Sienkeiewicz, this tale, set during the construction of the Suez Canal at the end of the 19th century, follows two children...LEARN MORE. This documentary presents an inside look into the world of romance writers--their heroes, their heroines, and their 20 million American fans. A cross-country trip in search of the...LEARN MORE.
HAMLET KING LEAR MOTHER JOAN OF THE ANGELS
HAMLET
$29.95
Considered by many the finest screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest work, Grigori Kozintsev’s Hamlet is a spare, haunting interpretation based on a translation by novelist...LEARN MORE. Hailed as one of the best adaptations of this Shakespearean tragedy, Grigori Kozintsev’s King Lear is a striking, epic interpretation based on a translation by novelist Boris...LEARN MORE. One of the landmarks of modern Polish cinema, this gripping adaptation of Aldous Huxley's The Devils of Loudun (like Ken Russell's The Devils), transposes the action to a 17th-century Polish...LEARN MORE.
HALFMOON JAMES ELLROY: AMERICAN DOG POET ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE, A
HALFMOON
$29.95
The exotic world of expatriate American writer Paul Bowles (The Sheltering Sky) is brought to the screen in this beautifully photographed anthology based on three of his short stories...LEARN MORE. "I am to the crime novel in specific what Tolstoy is to the Russian novel and what Beethoven is to music," boasts James Ellroy, an American crime fiction writer who was both cursed and...LEARN MORE. A week in the life of Allen Ginsberg spent with Hungarian writer, poet, and translator Istvan Eorsi, and a small camera crew in the streets of New York. Sharing thoughtful discussions...LEARN MORE.
WHO WAS KAFKA? LADY WITH THE DOG, THE FILMS FROM A POET'S IMAGINATION
Franz Kafka, renowned author of The Metamorphosis and The Trial, is considered one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Plagued by sleepwalking, Kafka wrote almost...LEARN MORE. Based on the Chekhov short story of the same name, The Lady with the Dog (Dama s sobachkoy) is a forgotten masterpiece from a tense period during the Khrushchev thaw. Told with...LEARN MORE. The mystery and wonder of modern-day Haiti come alive in this two-film set based on the work of writer-director Dany Laferriere. In How to Conquer America in One Night (96 mins.), handsome...LEARN MORE.
NATHALIE GRANGER CELINE KARL MAY
CELINE
$39.95
KARL MAY
$59.95
French novelist Marguerite Duras (Hiroshima Mon Amour) directs this elliptical, minimalist film about the domestic space of women, in which dull rituals mask an undercurrent of lurking...LEARN MORE. Genevieve, the village nurse, finds Celine, a confused girl with suicidal tendencies, wandering the ward of the hospital one morning. Genevieve takes the young girl home but is afraid to...LEARN MORE. The second film in Hans Jürgen Syberberg's highly impressionistic German Trilogy, Karl May follows the last years in the life of Germany’s most popular author. May, a prolific and...LEARN MORE.
NATHALIE GRANGER (2-DVD DELUXE EDITION)
French novelist Marguerite Duras (Hiroshima Mon Amour) directs this elliptical, minimalist film about the domestic space of women, in which dull rituals mask an undercurrent of lurking...LEARN MORE.