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The BFI releases up to 40 titles a year on DVD and in dual format editions.

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  • The Hidden Fortress

    A story of rival clans, hidden gold and a princess in distress, The Hidden Fortress is a thrilling mix of fairy story and samurai action movie.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • High and Low

    An industrialist faces an agonising choice when a ruthless kidnapper, aiming to snatch his young son, takes the wrong boy, but still demands the ransom.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • I Live in Fear

    A businessman faces the hostility of his family when he moves them from Tokyo to Brazil to escape the nuclear holocaust he fears is imminent.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Ikiru

    Akira Kurosawa’s tale of a man diagnosed with stomach cancer is a contemplation of the nature of existence and the question of how we find meaning in our lives.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Institute Benjamenta

    A student at a peculiar school for servants gradually uncovers its secrets and, by extension, those of life itself.

    World cinema

  • Jan Švankmajer: The Complete Short Films

    All 26 of Jan Švankmajer’s short films, as remarkable for their philosophical consistency as for their frequently mind-boggling imagery.

    World cinema

  • Journey to Italy

    Roberto Rossellini’s tale of a bored English couple travelling to Italy becomes a passionate story of cruelty and cynicism as their marriage disintegrates.

    World cinema

  • La Kermesse héroïque

    Joyfully immoral satire set in a Flemish town in the 1600s. Facing invasion by the Spanish army, the town’s women set out to avert catastrophe.

    World cinema

  • Killer of Sheep

    The tender, witty and affectionate tale of a disillusioned slaughterhouse worker, and the solace to be found in the simplest moments of life.

    World cinema

  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    John Cassavetes’s uncompromising character study of a gangster.

    John Cassavetes

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