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An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Directed by Terence Nance

Visionary filmmaker Terence Nance wrote, produced, directed, and stars in this kaleidoscopic film about an artist exploring the notions of

And Life Goes On

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

In the aftermath of the 1990 earthquake in Iran that left fifty thousand dead, Kiarostami returned to Koker, where his

Angels of Sin

Directed by Robert Bresson

Bresson’s first feature hints at the themes for which his later films would become famous: isolation, suffering, martyrdom, and the

Anna Christie

Directed by Clarence Brown

“Garbo talks!” read the tagline for this relatively unglamorous 1930 MGM work, adapted from the Pulitzer-Prize-winning play by Eugene O’Neill

Anna Karenina

Directed by Clarence Brown

A massive commercial and critical success upon release in 1935, Anna Karenina was, at the time, one of the biggest

Antiporno

Directed by Sion Sono

Sion Sono’s adventure re-visits the world of the Roman (softcore) Porno yielding a film that’s anything but sexually gratifying: Is

Aparajito (The Unvanquished)

Directed by Satyajit Ray

APARAJITO, the second film in “The Apu Trilogy,” continues the story of the Bengali family after they have left for

Approved for Adoption

Directed by Laurent Boileau, Jung Henin

VISITING ARTIST—The Korean War left thousands of young refugees scattered across Europe and the United States. In this vibrant animated

Apu Sansar (The World of Apu)

Directed by Satyajit Ray

The concluding part of “The Apu Trilogy” deals with Apu’s adulthood and the challenges of living in the city in

Arabian Nights: Volume 1, the Restless One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“An up-to-the minute rethinking of what it means to make a political film today, Gomes’s shape-shifting paean to the art

Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“The middle section of Gomes’s monumental yet light-footed magnum opus shifts into a more subdued and melancholic register. But within

Arabian Nights: Volume 3, The Enchanted One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“Gomes’s sui generis epic concludes with arguably its most eccentric—and most enthralling—installment. Scheherazade escapes the king for an interlude of