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  • A Very Curious Girl

    Movie

    Marie is a young woman who lives in sheer poverty in the fictional village and commune of Tellier (an allusion to La Maison Tellier) with her mother, a woman of obscure origins suspected to be a Romanichel sorcerer, and her pet buck. Marie and her mother are despised by the locals although Marie ...

  • The Conformist

    Movie

    In Mussolini's Italy, repressed Jean-Louis Trintignant, trying to purge memories of a youthful, homosexual episode--and murder--joins the Fascists in a desperate attempt to fit in. Based on the 1951 novel by Alberto Moravia.

  • Poison

    Movie

    Inspired by the writings of Jean Genet, POISON deftly interweaves trio of transgressive tales-“Hero,” “Horror” and “Homo”-that build toward a devastating climax. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1991 Sundance Film Festival.

  • Scent Of Green Papaya

    Movie

    An Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA is set in 1951 Saigon, where 10 year old Mui enters household service for an affluent but troubled Vietnamese family. Despite her servile role, Mui discovers beauty and epiphany in the lush physical details that en...

  • Underground

    Movie

    A great circus full of tragicomic satire, UNDERGROUND is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival.

  • In The House

    Movie

    "One of this year's outstanding films!...sinfully delicious." - The New York Times A boy of 16 wants to get in the house of one of his classmates to glean inspiration for his writing assignme...

  • Boy Meets Girl

    Movie

    Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first attempted murder: Alex tries to strangle Thomas, but gives up and wanders the streets. That evening, Mireille, ...

  • On Guard
    Movie + 1 extra

    On Guard

    Movie + 1 extra

    "A big, gorgeous, sprawling swashbuckler." - San Francisco Chronicle

    A swashbuckling, action-packed adventure from the director of THAT MAN FROM RIO and KING OF HEARTS. It takes the cavaliere Lagardere sixteen years to avenge his friend the Duke of Nevers, who was assassinated by the Duke's cou...

  • Heat and Dust
    Movie + 2 extras

    Heat and Dust

    Movie + 2 extras

    "Graceful, funny, literate and entertaining." - The New York Times

    Newly Restored! Cross-cutting between two generations, James Ivory’s sprawling epic of self-discovery is also a lush evocation of the prismatic and sensuous beauty of India. As she searches for answers to the mystery surrounding ...

  • What Price Pants

    Cohen Film Collection introduces this classic short staring Joe Smith and Charles Dale.

  • Two Men in Manhattan

    Movie + 1 extra

    A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women. Set against a smoky jazz score and featuring stunning black and white cinematography th...

  • Oranges and Sunshine

    Movie

    Oranges and Sunshine tells the story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals of recent times: the deportation of thousands of children from the United Kingdom to Australia. Almost single-handedly, against overwhelming odds a...