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Panique and The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri) (Country: Algeria, Italy; Year: 1966; Director: Gillo Pontecorvo; Writer: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas; Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash, Ugo Paletti, Fusia El Kader, Omar, Mohamed Ben Kassen, Michele Kerbash, Franco Morici, Tommaso Neri)
A vivid recreation of the events leading up to Algerian independence.
Harlan County U.S.A. (Country: US; Year: 1976; Director: Barbara Kopple; Stars: WA 'Tony' Boyle, Basil Collins, Carl Horn, Lawrence Jones, John L Lewis, Arnold Miller, Florence Reece, Lois Scott, William Simon, Richard Trumka, Billy G. Williams)
Vibrant portrait of the harsh working conditions of striking coal miners. Won the Academy Award for best documentary in 1976. Shown at Sundance after being restored and with a remastered soundtrack.
L'Argent (Country: France, Switzerland; Year: 1983; Director: Robert Bresson; Writer: Robert Bresson, Leo Tolstoy; Stars: Christian Patey, Vincent Risterucci, Caroline Lang, Sylvie Van den Elsen, Michel Briguet, Béatrice Tabourin, Didier Baussy, Marc Ernest Fourneau, Bruno Lapeyre, François-Marie Banier, Alain Aptekman, Jeanne Aptekman, Dominique Mullier, Jacques Behr, Gilles Durieux)
Story of a forged French note and its journey from person to person.
The Living Idol (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 1957; Director: René Cardona, Albert Lewin; Writer: Albert Lewin; Stars: Steve Forrest, Liliane Montevecchi, James Robertson Justice, Sara García, Eduardo Noriega, Daniel Arroyo, Rodolfo Calvo, Salvador Godínez, Elodia Hernández, Ignacio Peón)
Several mysterious deaths are attributed to an ancient stone idol.
Memories Of Underdevelopment (Memorias Del Subdesarrollo) (Country: Cuba; Year: 1968; Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea; Writer: Edmundo Desnoes, Edmundo Desnoes, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea; Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés, René de la Cruz, Yolanda Farr, Ofelia González, Jose Gil Abad, Daniel Jordan, Luis López)
Charting the life of an intellectual, who decides to stay in Cuba following the 1959 revolution.
One-Eyed Jacks (Country: US; Year: 1961; Director: Marlon Brando; Writer: Guy Trosper, Calder Willingham, Charles Neider; Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Larry Duran, Sam Gilman, Timothy Carey, Miriam Colon, Elisha Cook Jr., Rodolfo Acosta, Tom Webb, Ray Teal, John Dierkes, Philip Ahn)
A betrayed outlaw makes a bid for revenge.
Panique (Country: France; Year: 1946; Director: Julien Duvivier; Writer: Charles Spaak, Julien Duvivier, based on the novel by Georges Simenon; Stars: Michel Simon, Viviane Romance, Paul Bernard)
A community outraged by a murder focuses on a misfit loner.
Taipei Story (Country: Taiwan; Year: 1985; Director: Edward Yang; Writer: T'ien-wen Chu, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Edward Yang; Stars: Chin Tsai, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, I-Chen Ko, Su-Yun Ko, Nien-Jen Wu, Hsiu-Ling Lin, Shu-Fang Chen, Te-Nan Lai, De-ming Lyu, Fang Mei, Peng Sun, Nai-Chu Ting, Ping Nan Wu, Li-Yin Yang, Shu-yao Yang)
A struggling businessman who is lost in the past finds his relationship with his girlfriend disintigrating when she loses her job.
Ugetsu Monogatari (Country: Japan; Year: 1953; Director: Kenji Mizoguchi; Writer: Matsutarô Kawaguchi, Hisakazu Tsuji, Akinari Ueda, Yoshikata Yoda; Stars: Machiko Kyô, Mitsuko Mito, Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori, Eitarô Ozawa, Sugisaku Aoyama, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Kichijirô Ueda, Shôzô Nanbu, Kikue Môri, Ryûzaburô Mitsuoka, Ichirô Amano, Eigorô Onoe, Saburô Date)
War, love, family and ambition set during the Japanese Civil Wars of the 16th century.
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