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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D82359
After a South American dictator leaves on a trip to France, revolution breaks out inside his country. The rebels' plot to assassinate the cruel leader takes a disturbing turn, however, when he alters his travel arrangements and boards a crowded aircraft on his return home. Faced with no easy choice, the revolutionaries contemplate taking ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Claude Chabrol |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D86639
The lurid passions of a wealthy family explode into tragic French melodrama when married vintner Henri (Jacques Dacqmine) conducts an affair with his seductive neighbor (Antonella Lualdi), which leads to murder. Claude Chabrol's Hitchcockian thriller also stars Madeleine Robinson and Jean-Paul Belmondo. AKA: "Leda," "Web of Passion." ... more
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SKU: D71662
Starkly filmed true story about a French Resistance fighter imprisoned by the Nazis who plots a daring escape with a teenage cellmate. Robert Bresson directs this fascinating drama that uses shadowy atmospherics, realistic sets, and a non-professional cast for maximum impact. Francois Leterrier stars. 101 min. Standard; ... more
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SKU: D52904
When a famous actress (Christiane Martel) on tour has her priceless necklace stolen, the finger of suspicion gets pointed at the hapless Cantinflas, the window cleaner assigned to her room. The cops offer him his freedom, if he can infiltrate the gang that's expected to fence the bauble, but will the crooks wind up ringing down the ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Roger Vadim |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D17651
The original spicy French drama that brought gorgeous Brigitte Bardot to American audiences. Here the beautiful Bardot plays a bored young wife who cavorts with her brother-in-law and a handsome millionaire on the sunny shores of St. Tropez. With Jean-Louis Trintignant, Curt Jurgens; Roger Vadim directs. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); ... more
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SKU: D52236
Balking at the adoptive couple with whom he's been placed, a willful 6-year-old orphan (Marietto) is determined to be taken in by the mother of his choice--a prima ballerina (Vera Tschechowa) touring the country. His quest to get into her good graces is aided by a heavenly helpmate (Vittorio De Sica) who appears to him in multiple guises. ... more
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SKU: D00792
Andrzej Wajda's haunting look at Poland on the final day of World War II, as a young Resistance fighter shoots the wrong man and is captured by the newly appointed Communist authorities. Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska star. 103 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Polish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English. In Polish with ... more
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Aventurera(1950)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D75527
After her mother runs off with another man and her father kills himself, young Elena decides to start a new life for herself in another town. But when she is kidnapped and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub, she unexpectedly becomes a huge success. Now, Elena secretly plots revenge against her captors while adjusting ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D85247
The lives of a young bullfighter and the woman he loves get turned upside down by the arrival of an old friend, who returns from Mexico City with a bag of money he acquired by cheating at cards and a vengeful posse hot on his trail. Antonio Aguilar stars in this taut actioner. 96 min. In Spanish with English subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Director:Grigori Chukhraj |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D28711
One of the most moving films in the history of Russian cinema, this Academy Award-nominated drama follows a soldier in World War II who is given leave to visit his mother as a reward for committing an act of bravery. On the train home he encounters a beautiful stranger and falls in love with her over the course of a few fateful days. ... more
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SKU: D70295
Comic caper film about a blonde sweetie who takes the rap for a jewel robbery after the car used in the heist is found by police. An inspector attracted to the woman poses as a hood to win her over and learn the real story behind the heist. Henri Vidal, Mylene Demongeot, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, and Roger Hanin star. AKA: ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D45055
Rene Clair directed this tale of a young music teacher who escapes from his drab life through fantastic dreams in which he meets beautiful women while he's a popular musician, a military officer, and a celebrity. Gerard Philipe, Martine Carol, Magali Vendeuil, and Gina Lollobrigida star. ... more
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SKU: D22709
This lavish reworking of the "Faust" legend comes from renowned French filmmaker Rene Clair and stars Gerard Philipe as Dr. Faust, who famously makes a deal with the Devil in order to obtain eternal youth, the love of a Gypsy woman, and the power to make gold. There's a surprise in store when Mephisto attempts ... more
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Bellissima(1951)
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SKU: D07715
In this cynical and comic film from director Luchino Visconti, Sylvia Magnani plays a "stage mother" who pushes her young daughter into a screen test at a movie studio. While Magnani places a high value on the dream of stardom for her child, her abusive husband doesn't share her desires, and the crushing competition in the industry ... more
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SKU: D10484
Once considered too controversial by East German officials, who banned it from the screen, this gripping drama pits a repressive state against freedom-seeking young people who congregate regularly to listen to rock 'n' roll, dance, and trade Western goods with each other. Their parents--as would be expected all around the world--react ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Rafael Baledon |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D91955
The husband in prison, or the handsome and wealthy doctor? Which will the cabaret singer (Ana Luisa Peluffo) choose? The decision is not an easy one in this romantic Mexican drama, the story of a passionate love triangle with plentiful twists and turns. Luis Aguilar, Armando Calvo also star. 80 min. Soundtrack: Spanish Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Roberto Gavaldon |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D51501
The lives of Mexican fisherman Pedro Armendariz and wife Maria Felix are thrown into turmoil by the arrival of American Jack Palance, who was a lover of Felix's years earlier and who Armendariz begins to suspect is the biological father of his son. Gripping Mexican-made adventure/drama also stars Paul Stewart, Carlos ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Mario Monicelli |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D23345
A band of inept burglars and ne'er-do-wells attempts to break into a pawnshop and loot its safe, only to see their elaborate plan disintegrate in front of them. Hilarious Italian comedy, remade in 1984 as "Crackers" and 2002 as "Welcome to Collinwood," stars Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, and Toto too. 106 ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D04605
The Greek myth of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice is transferred to contemporary Rio de Janeiro's festive Carnival in Marcel Camus' Oscar-winning film, a lively blend of sight and sound. The fascinatingly translated tale relates the story of a trolley conductor (Breno Mello) who falls in love with a country girl (Marpessa Dawn) only ... more
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SKU: D80284
The Greek myth of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice is transferred to contemporary Rio de Janeiro's festive Carnival in Marcel Camus' Oscar-winning film, a lively blend of sight and sound. The fascinatingly translated tale relates the story of a trolley conductor (Breno Mello) who falls in love with a country girl (Marpessa Dawn) only ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D82400
To avoid scandal, a rich businessman conspires with his pregnant daughter to conceal the truth about her condition--the result of an affair with a married man--by arranging a phony marriage to an actor who will pretend to be the child's father. The shady masquerade comes with dangerous consequences in this German crime drama. Sabine ... more
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SKU: D55704
A sleepy Italian village where very little happens provides the backdrop for this lighthearted tale about a middle-aged, unmarried police chief (Vittorio De Sica), who chases the town tease, Frisky (Gina Lollobrigida), in his never-ending quest to find a wife. With Marisa Merlini, Roberto Risso. 92 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Italian ... more
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Camelia(1954)
Category:Foreign |Director:Roberto Gavaldon |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88294
The Alexandre Dumas fils story "The Lady of the Camelias" is adapted into this ravishing Mexican drama, which tells the story of an actress whose love for an upper-class gentleman threatens to destroy his reputation. Proving her love is truly without limits, Camelia (Maria Felix) decides to sacrifice their future together. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Rolando Aguilar |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   Double Feature
SKU: D99196
190 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Director:Miguel M. Delgado |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D47754
Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Director:Tinto Brass |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D15802
Follow-up to "Dear Caroline" and "Caroline Cherie" focuses on the powerful relationship between Brigitte Bardot and brother Jean-Claude Pascal. Oblivious to the Napoleonic Wars going on around them, the siblings find themselves growing increasingly attracted to each other. As they struggle to cope with their feelings, the pair becomes ... more
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Casimir(1950)
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SKU: D30098
A struggling vacuum cleaner salesman calls on a friend who's trying to break off an engagement to a beautiful woman he knows only through correspondence. When she comes to town and the salesman learns she owns a large hotel (with 1,000 rooms to be cleaned!), he doesn't mind being mistaken for the suitor who's trying to sweep her out ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D72963
A carpenter in early 20th-century Paris is drawn into the city's underworld by his doomed love for a dangerous criminal's girlfriend. Director Jacques Becker's lushly filmed demimonde drama stars Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin. AKA: "Golden Helmet," "Golden Marie." 98 min. Standard; Soundtracks: French Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Jerzy Kawalerowicz |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D92936
What makes a man turn radical? In this searing Polish drama based on a novel by Igor Newerly, it's the experience the son of a peasant endures after moving into the city to work in a cellulose factory. Steeped in the world of fanaticism, this riveting debut by director Jerzy Kawalerowicz closely observes how revolutionary political ... more
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SKU: D03307
The 19th-century British stage farce is charmingly adapted in this German version that finds friends Ralf (Claus Biederstaedt) and Charley (Walter Giller) persuading Ralf's brother Otto (Heinz Ruhmann) to masquerade as Charley's aunt so that there is an appropriate chaperone on hand while they entertain two beautiful young ladies. ... more
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SKU: D92601
Believing himself to be politically neutral, a chemist working for a large corporation remains silent while his company's resources are utilized by the Third Reich to produce the gas used to exterminate millions of innocents in the concentration camps. Based on Nuremberg trial testimony, this powerful drama from Germany stars Paul Bildt, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Ko Nakahira |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D74253
Hollywood wasn't the only place where movies about rebellious teens seeking fun were made in the '50s and '60s. This Japanese drama about two beach-loving brothers who spend the summer boating, drinking, and competing for the same woman shocked audiences with its energy and sexual frankness and spawned a whole genre of "taiyozoku" ("sun ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Jose M. Gonzalez-Prieto |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88299
Mexican comedy duo Alberto Garrido and Federico Pinero star as Cuban nationals who escape their conscription in the Korean War in a hijacked airplane, crash-landing in an unfamiliar country where women are in charge and men are regarded as inferiors. How did this upside-down civilization get started? Find out in this ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Julian Soler |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D87560
A modest woman (Rosita Quintana) living in a Mexican village inspired and taught to overcome her humble origins to become an international singing star. This lush musical production from Mexico also stars Fernando Soler as Quintana's teacher; the film was directed by Soler's brother, Julian Soler. 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Bernard Borderie |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D53601
Eddie Constantine returns as superspy Lemmy Caution in this French actioner. This time, a banker's apparent suicide leaves Lemmy scratching his head as he sifts through a complex case involving counterfeit cash, adultery, a corpse stuffed in a fridge, and much more. With Nadia Gray, Dominique Wilms. AKA: "Dames Get Along." Standard; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D08058
After learning of his wife's adultery, a casino manager disowns the young daughter he believes to be the product of the affair and spends 20 years steeped in bitterness. Upon learning that she is truly his, he embarks on a frantic search to find her and make amends. Remarkable mix of melodrama and comedy from Luis Bunuel stars Fernando ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Juan Antonio Bardem |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D54016
Fearing their affair will be exposed, a wealthy woman and her lover flee the scene after a late-night collision with a man on a bicycle. They believe they're in the clear until a sleazy blackmailer turns up, threatening to blow the lid off their liaison as a way to exact revenge on the entire upper class. Alberto Closas, Lucia Bose, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Rocco Siffredi |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D38263
Taut thriller from Henri-Georges Clouzot that rivals Hitchcock's best. A cruel schoolmaster is murdered by his wife and mistress, but when the body vanishes the wife becomes convinced that he's still alive and hungry for revenge. Frightening tale of suspense and deception stars Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, and Paul Meurisse. AKA: ... more
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SKU: D70299
An unofficial reworking of "To Have and Have Not" with Eddie Constantine as a down-and-out American sailor hired to pilot a cruise ship for a group of tourists. Little does he know that there's also dynamite, illegal drugs and treasure-seekers on the trip. With Lino Ventura, Lise Bourdin, Pascale Roberts. Soundtrack: English (dubbed). ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Ismael Rodriguez |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D95474
Mexican film legends Jorge Negrete and Pedro Infante shine in this, the only film in which they appear on-screen together. Portraying musical cowpokes with a knack for getting into trouble, the pair wanders from town to town. But when they show up at a ranch packed with beautiful senoritas, they quickly discover that their problems ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D03306
When an insecure orchestra conductor insists his wife attend an important concert, her arrival has unintended consequences. The first surprise to greet the maestro is that his close friend has been hired as the solo violinist. The second shock comes when his friend declares he has fallen in love at first sight with a beautiful woman--and ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasujiro Ozu |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D71873
Groundbreaking Japanese drama by director Yasujiro Ozu ("Floating Weeds") about a young woman who rebels against an arranged marriage presents a fascinating look at postwar Japanese society. Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu star. 125 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurette; theatrical ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Miguel M. Delgado |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D43759
In this warm and winning tale, Cantinflas is a bootblack who arrives late and slightly drunk to a friend's funeral. The friend's widow leaves Cantinflas in charge of her young son, and when he takes the kid to school, the teacher persuades him to attend class, too. Eventually, the instructor and her "new student" fall in love. With ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D52920
Fumble-footed fireman Cantinflas might not have been the best at battling blazes, but that didn't matter to the little goddaughter who'd been entrusted to him on the death of her parents. When some hoodlums learn that she's inherited an oil-rich property, can the overmatched smoke jumper manage to extinguish their kidnap plot? Roberto ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Zacarias Gomez Urquiza |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D87921
Refusing to end her unintended pregnancy, Mari Elena (Gloria Marin) gives up her child to be raised by her grandmother. The boy grows up to be a successful doctor and comes to discover the truth about his birth mother, in this heart-tugging Mexican drama. Jorge Mistral, Martha Roth also star. 88 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Fernando Mendez |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D47805
80 min. Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D04223
All Cantinflas wanted was to get some flowers for his girlfriend, but a mix-up brings him up against a vicious gang of thugs who mistake him for the assistant to a scientist holding secrets to an atomic bomb formula. The comedy gets explosive in this farce starring the beloved Mexican clown! With Rosa Arenas, Rebeca Iturbide. 100 min. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Fernando Mendez |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D93402
89 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D87233
Louis Malle made his directorial debut with this early French New Wave thriller about two lovers who plan to murder the woman's husband, only to see their "perfect crime" come apart at the seams. Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet star. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; bonus short ... more
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Eroica(1957)
Category:Foreign |Director:Andrzej Munk |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D74409
Director Andrzej Munk's darkly funny "heroic symphony in two parts" opens with a story about a fugitive Polish soldier and black marketeer who finds himself becoming a reluctant resistance fighter in World War II. Next, a new arrival at a POW camp refuses to remain resigned to his fate like his fellow inmates and stumbles upon a chance ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Henri Decoin |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D10006
What good is pulling off the perfect crime if you're not around to savor its success? Five dishonest types hope to escape prosecution for a huge jewel heist by creating an airtight alibi--getting locked up! Their plan takes a fatal turn when the thugs are killed off one by one, leaving the last survivor to try and escape the fate of ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D72445
Released in its English-language run as "The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus," this is the original Gallic version of the chillingly poetic shocker about a surgeon's murderous attempts to restore the disfigured face of his daughter. Grand Guignol masterpiece by Georges Franju stars Pierre Brasseur, Edith Scob, Alida Valli. 90 min. Widescreen ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D70677
Set in 18th-century France, this romantic farce stars Gerard Philipe as the charming peasant Fanfan. After joining King Louis XV's army in order to avoid an arranged marriage, he sets off on a fantastic adventure that allows him to grow close to a beautiful phony fortune teller named Adeline (Gina Lollobrigida). Along the way, he gets ... more
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Faustina(1957)
Category:Foreign |Director:Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88295
Adapted from the Goethe classic "Faust," this powerful Mexican fantasy drama pits a strong-willed woman against the all-powerful Old Scratch. The battle to control the world is more evenly matched than Lucifer expects, as the wrath of a woman scorned is not a force to be taken lightly! Maria Felix, Juan de Landa star. 90 min. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D45149
The provocative stage show at a French music hall attracts the attention of the local gendarmes, and a vice squad cop goes undercover for a close-up look at the racy goings-on, in this risque Gallic romp filled with songs, comedy routines, and scantily clad showgirls. Louis de Funes, Robert Dhery, Colette Brosset star. AKA: "Ah! ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Rafael Portillo |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D89222
An expert card player and his adopted son encounter danger and adventure when a provocative woman places them both in jeopardy. A traditional Mexican music festival provides the romantic and fiery backdrop for this exotic actioner. Marcelo Chavez, Manuel "Loco" Valdes, and Maria Antonieta Pons also star. 75 min. Standard; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D42005
Luis Bunuel's political allegory follows the rise to leadership of a minor official in a Latin American republic and his corruption by the power he is given. Once ascended to the governorship of the (fictitious) Caribbean island, he wields his authority in an attempt to dispose of an idealistic rival who is also courting the ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Kon Ichikawa |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D52694
Gritty, powerful anti-war drama from Japan focuses on a doomed unit of soldiers in the closing days of World War II's Philippine campaign and its degeneration into barbarism as the situation becomes hopeless. Dark humor and an unflinching sense of realism drive director Kon Ichikawa's sentiments home. Eiji Funakoshi stars. 104 min. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D03614
Stealing and smuggling in order to surmount the challenges of survival during World War II, five adolescent boys from Warsaw reach adulthood with their lawbreaking instincts intact. Their moral backbones are weakened further from the overwhelming influence of a war profiteer continuing to exert his power and influence. Acclaimed Polish ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D59248
Filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu remade his earlier silent drama for this beautiful look at a theatrical troupe's visit to a remote island town, where the group's leading actor has an emotional reunion with an old flame and the son he never knew. Ganjiro Nakamura, Machiko Kyo star. 119 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; ... more
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Foul Play(1955)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D13532
When a baseball player is murdered on the field during a Japan Series championship game and the authorities are baffled, it's up to a two-fisted gumshoe to make his way through a sports underworld filled with shady gangsters and beautiful women to track down the killer. Kataoka Chiezo and Otomo Ryutaro star in this offbeat, noir-tinged ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D80974
Jean Gabin stars as a rogue in WWII Germany transporting a slaughtered pig (in four suitcases!) from a butcher to the black market, trying to avoid watchful Nazis and other pitfalls along the way. Serio-comic gem questioning wartime morality also stars Bourvil. AKA: "La Traversee de Paris." 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D20819
When country bumpkin Fernandel discovers that the special touch which allows him to relax sheep before shearing them has a similar effect on women, he switches from farm work to coiffures, moves to Paris, and becomes the most sought-after hairstylist in town. Charming French comedy also stars Renee Devillers, Arlette Poirier. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D09731
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, this exciting, colorful epic from Teinosuke Kinugasa details the doomed love between a soldier and a noblewoman in 12th-century Japan. The inconvenient fact that she is already married does not stand in the way of her suitor, who advances upon her with obsessive determination to capture ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Fernando Mendez |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D47806
80 min. Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuzo Masumura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D41169
This visually stunning satire from Yasuzo Masumura on the world of Japanese business stars Hiroshi Kawaguchi as an advertising executive in a caramel company who enters into a war with two other companies trying to corner the market. When he hires a young girl with bad teeth as an ad model for an edge, all hell breaks loose when she ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D95994
This science-fiction comedy from France stars Jean Marais as a professor whose latest experiment has turned his beautiful lab assistant into a three-inch statue--thus giving him the perfect place to hide her from his fiancee. With Genevieve Page, Jean-Claude Brialy. AKA: "Nude in His Pocket." 73 min. Soundtrack: English (dubbed). ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasujiro Ozu |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D17942
Told by their father to shut up after he refuses to buy a TV for their home, two Japanese boys take him at his word and begin a vow of silence that soon has the whole family at odds with their friends and neighbors in this satirical comedy from director Yasujiro Ozu. Chishu Ryu, Kuniko Miyake star. 93 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Double Feature
SKU: D00311
First, the Mexican musical comedy "Habia Una Vez Un Marido" depicts a wedding anniversary celebration turning crazy when it appears the husband may have engaged in some extramarital hanky-panky. Lilia Michel, Rafael Baledon, and Pedro Infante star. Next, a high school's faculty turns to ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D84188
A trucker (Jean Gabin) contacts police after discovering a corpse on the highway. For his troubles, he is then promptly suspected of murder! With accusations flying at him from the dead man's widow, his girlfriend (Jeanne Moreau) provides much-needed moral support while he recruits coworkers to act in his defense. Gripping French noir ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D20371
Intriguing drama, the first film made entirely in Israel, depicts the nation's 1948 struggle for independence. By detailing the lives of four members of Israel's army (an American, a native-born Jew, an ex-member of the British protectorate, and a Yemenite woman) as they fight to hold Hill 24, the war is put into a human perspective. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Alain Resnais |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D39841
Director Alain Resnais' classic haunting story of two people, a beautiful French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada), who find escape from dark memories in a brief but meaningful love affair, weaves complex images and flashbacks in its depiction of the horrors of war. 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French ... more
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I Vinti(1953)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D42065
Director Michelangelo Antonioni's innovative true-crime trilogy met with calls for censorship upon its first release. The film details a trio of murders in three European cities--Paris, Rome, and London--which were each committed by young men for reasons ranging from love and greed to a quest for fame and sheer boredom. Patrick Barr, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D72033
Often regarded as a foreign predecessor of "Diner," this early Fellini triumph follows a group of teenage boys as they face, with dreaded anticipation, their futures in a small Italian coastal town. The transition to maturity proves especially tumultuous for Fausto (Franco Fabrizi), a lothario forced to settle down after seducing a ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Akira Kurosawa |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D48563
In this thoughtful and heart-wrenching drama from Akira Kurosawa, an ineffectual bureaucrat (Takashi Shimura) engaged in empty, soul-numbing office work finds his life turned upside down with a shocking diagnosis of terminal cancer. Seeking the meaning of his existence, the doomed man first pursues hedonistic escapes from his sorrows--and ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D80285
In this thoughtful and heart-wrenching drama from Akira Kurosawa, an ineffectual bureaucrat (Takashi Shimura) engaged in empty, soul-numbing office work finds his life turned upside down with a shocking diagnosis of terminal cancer. Seeking the meaning of his existence, the doomed man first pursues hedonistic escapes from his sorrows--and ... more
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Il Bigamo(1956)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D27666
In this sharp-witted Italian comedy, Marcello Mastroianni is caught up in a dicey situation when his already-unsteady marriage to Giovanna Ralli is rocked some more by the appearance of a woman who insists that she, too, is married to him. Renowned director Vittorio De Sica plays the lawyer who takes up accused bigamist Mastroianni's ... more
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available 11/3/2014
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D18817
Vittorio De Sica plays a petty con artist who poses as an Italian colonel during World War II. However, his masquerade backfires as the plan goes to his head and he is captured by the Nazis, who aim to use his penchant for disguise to their own advantage. This masterpiece from Roberto Rossellini offers a prime example of the Italian ... more
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Il Grido(1957)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D19143
Michelangelo Antonioni's warm-up for his classic "L'Avventura" details the saga of an American working in a Po Valley sugar refinery who attempts to win the hand of a recent widow. Steve Cochran, Alida Valli and Betsy Blair star. AKA: "The Outcry." 115 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Italian Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English. In Italian ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D09572
Jean Gabin picks up the pipe once more to play Simenon's renowned crimesolver in this sturdy French thriller. Inspector Maigret returns to his childhood hometown to assist the Contessa St. Fiacre (Valentine Tessier), a friend (and former flame) who has been receiving death threats. The case turns personal after the killer strikes. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Essa Karama |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D49390
Ever wonder what an Egyptian remake of "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein" would be like? No? Well, find out anyway in this jaw-dropping blend of horror and comedy, as two bumbling antique store workers encounter a bloodsucking doctor, a werewolf, and a mummy that looks suspiciously like Universal's Frankenstein Monster! Ismail ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD-R Fullscreen
SKU: D25201
After several young girls are murdered in a small mountain village, a policeman poses as a workman to stay in the home of a widow and her small child in order to catch the killer. As the woman and her young remain oblivious to the fact that they are being used as bait, the lawman frantically attempts to stop the madman from killing ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D12232
Directed by her then-husband Robert Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman stars as Joan of Arc in this nonmusical adaptation of Arthur Honegger and Paul Claudel's French oratorio. As the 15th-century heroine burns at the stake, an out-of-body experience enables her to look back at her life. A helpful priest reminds her of the good she has done, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03873
One of the first films to dramatize the disturbing details of the Holocaust, this scorching drama from Italy's Gillo Pontecorvo focuses on a young Jewish woman (Susan Strasberg) shuttled to Auschwitz and marked for execution along with the rest of her family. A chance encounter with another prisoner results in a reprieve she tries to ... more
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Kid Tabaco(1955)
Category:Foreign |Director:Zacarias Gomez Urquiza |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D89051
Tough and romantic Mexican drama tells the story of Tony Ray (Armando Silvestre), who becomes a boxer so that he can earn enough money to marry the girl of his dreams. Along the way, he meets a seductive cabaret singer (Lilia del Valle) and prepares for a championship match against the notorious "Kid Tabaco." Ana Bertha Lepe, Lucio ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D84884
Expert at seducing British women, married French womanizer Andre Ripois (Gerard Philipe) recounts his carnal history to a prospective new lover (Natasha Parry), who just happens to be best friends with his wife (Valerie Hobson). Will the story of how one man met his future wife only to lose her over the conquest of many ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Raul de Anda |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D93726
90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Category:Foreign |Director:Ernesto Cortazar |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D96457
After an encounter with a lady Grim Reaper, a man begs her for more time on Earth so that he can say a proper goodbye to his family. She quickly agrees with one stipulation--she must be allowed to move in with him and his loved ones. Posing as a foreign relative, Death brings newfound fortune to the tight-knit clan while learning about ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Roberto Gavaldon |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D46364
Professional gambler Marcos (Pedro Armendariz) rolls the dice with love when he turns out his pregnant girlfriend in favor of a sultry new lover. Unfortunately, when he gets too deep in debt to a vicious mob boss, his place in a steamy love triangle becomes the least of his worries. Anita Blanch, Rebeca ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D20777
Breaking the fourth wall and directly addressing the cinema audience, the Raconteur (Anton Walbrook) acts as puppet master and chronicler for an elaborate, lively satire on sexual behavior that follows lovers and the loveless in majestic Viennese manors. This avant-garde film by director Max Ophuls started an often-imitated cinematic ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D64222
Haunting and sensual fantasy/drama about a French engineer sent to a remote Swedish town to oversee construction of a road. Once there, he becomes entranced by a beautiful young woman who lives in the woods and has been accused of being a witch by the villagers. Marina Vlady, Nicole Courcel star. 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Federico Fellini |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D49024
Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning study of members of a travelling circus troupe, as a brutal strongman uses a simple-minded woman who loves him, forcing her to find solace with a good-hearted clown. With Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart. 108 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Italian Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D80286
Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning study of members of a travelling circus troupe, as a brutal strongman uses a simple-minded woman who loves him, forcing her to find solace with a good-hearted clown. With Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart. 108 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Italian Dolby Digital mono, Subtitles: English. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Rogelio A. Gonzalez |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D87587
100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Spanish; Subtitles: none. In Spanish; no subtitles.
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Labyrinth(1959)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D20585
Set inside a Swiss mental asylum, this strange drama relates the story of a famous poet (Nadja Tiller) battling both alcoholism and madness inside the walls of the institution. She makes a connection with Peter van Eyck, who struggles to control his own drinking problems while trying to maintain Tiller's grip on sanity. Italian-German ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D13483
A married writer and his friends set off for a holiday visit to his brother-in-law's remote lakeside cabin in the Norwegian forest. The cabin, however, was the site of a gruesome murder-suicide years earlier, and is said to be haunted by the ghost of the peg-legged killer. Do eerie goings-on by the lake prove that the dead have come ... more
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Le Amiche(1955)
Category:Foreign |Director:Michelangelo Antonioni |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D24613
Michelangelo Antonioni's offering was not released until after his success with "L'Avventura" in 1960, and showcases his mastery at composition and exploring characters' psyches. The focus is on Clelia, a woman who gets her wish by working at a glamorous fashion house, but soon finds pettiness around her. When a struggling architect ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D07346
Renowned auteur Claude Chabrol's directorial debut is a somber tale about two friends that's recognized as one of the first films of the French New Wave. Jean-Claude Brialy stars as a man who returns home after 10 years to a small village in France only to find his lifelong pal (Gerard Blain) resigned to a deplorable life ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Luchino Visconti |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D74445
A sentimental and uncharacteristically dreamlike Luchino Visconti drama, based on a story by Dostoyevsky. Shy clerk Marcello Mastroianni meets beautiful Maria Schell on a bridge where she waits for the return of her sailor lover. Smitten, Mastroianni tries to convince her that the sailor's never coming back and to go dancing with him. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD 
SKU: D20778
From French filmmaker Max Ophuls comes three tales of the quest for pleasure, all based on works from countryman Guy de Maupassant. "The Mask" follows a vain rogue as he attends a masquerade ball in an attempt to regain his youth and charm women. Then, ... more
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