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Cheatin’

Directed by Bill Plympton

An adult tale of love, jealousy, revenge, and murder—infused with Plympton’s surreal sense of humor—Cheatin’ takes its inspiration from the work

The Story of Temple Drake

Directed by Stephen Roberts

Produced at Paramount at a time when the studio was floundering under financial hardship, The Story of Temple Drake is

Fri, Nov 24

Man’s Castle

Directed by Frank Borzage

Frank Borzage developed a successful career as a silent film director at 20th Century Fox with such films as Seventh

Sat, Dec 16

Seed

Directed by John M. Stahl

Stahl, a master of the melodrama often situated as the proto-Douglas Sirk, made his second picture of 1931 with the

Sun, Dec 17

Back Street

Directed by John M. Stahl

Under Carl Laemmle Jr.’s steady leadership, Universal in the 1930s produced a slew of social-issue dramas that were pitched slightly

Sat, Dec 9

Ikiru

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Kanji Watanabe (Takashi Shimura), a lowly, stuck, middle-aged bureaucrat, falls ill with cancer and has less than a year to

Honeymoon

Directed by Jan Hrebejk

A picture-perfect wedding in the Czech countryside takes an unwelcome turn when a black-clad figure crashes the celebration. The mysterious

For a Woman

Directed by Diane Kurys

Inspired by her own family history, Kurys’s (Sagan, Peppermint Soda) handsome drama moves between post-World War II France and the

Le Amiche

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

In Le Amiche (Italian for girlfriends), a young woman returns to her hometown of Turin after World War II to

La Dolce Vita

Directed by Federico Fellini

Fellini’s emotional travelogue of the soul of modern Rome is a seductive meditation on what was truly meaningful (if anything)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich directs one of the most mythical productions in Hollywood history, the lone film which co-starred longtime personal and

Mildred Pierce

Directed by Michael Curtiz

Following her early career at MGM, Joan Crawford moved to Warner Bros. in 1944, with Mildred Pierce her first starring