The first feature by Barbet Schroeder (Maîtresse, The Valley), More created a sensation when it was released in 1969, quickly becoming a cult classic.
Barbet Schroeder – Maîtresse (1976), Barfly (1987), Reversal of Fortune (1990) – directed More, his first feature, in 1969. It created a sensation when it was released and became a cult 60s classic.
John Cassavetes’s emotionally charged film stands as one of the great American movies about theatre and the art of performance. Released 27 May.
Carl Theodor Dreyer made only 14 full-length feature films in a career spanning almost 50 years, but they are among the most intensely wrought work
Poet, playwright, artist and filmmaker, Jean Cocteau was one of the most significant artists of the 20th century and Orphee his finest work of cine
Restless wife Giovanna meets Gino, a rough and handsome drifter. Their passionate affair leads to the murder of Giovanna’s boorish husband.
Rare, silent works mixing the thrills of western filmmaking with compositions that served as a forerunner to Ozu’s renowned, mature, post-war style.
Jacques Tati’s last – and least known – film, Parade, sees his return to the boisterous music hall world in which he began his career as a mime artist in the 1930s.
When Partie de campagne (A Day in the Country) was finally released in 1946, ten years after it was shot, it was hailed as an ‘unfinished mas
Playtime is a surreal, comic vision of modern life in which Tati’s much-loved character Monsieur Hulot turns unintentional anarchist
New restoration of Pasolini’s final work, a shocking and controversial masterpiece based on the book by the Marquis de Sade.
In response to the huge critical and commercial success of Yojimbo, Akira Kurosawa and actor Toshiro Mifune teamed up a year later to make this com
Seven warriors defend a village from ferocious bandits in Akira Kurosawa’s gripping masterpiece.
Set amongst the lively milieu of artists and jazz musicians in bohemian 1950s New York and featuring a swinging, improvised score by Charles Mingus and Shafi Hadi, Shadows gave birth to a radical new film language grounded in authenticity, and is widely considered the first truly independent American film.