Great Directors: Volume 1
Winner of the 1975 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, this Kurosawa epic is a Siberian adventure that features stunningly photographed battles of man dueling nature.
Tarkovsky's most personal (and beautiful) work, The Mirror delves into his childhood to conjure up a stream of sublime images that reflect a WWII-scarred youth and a haunted future.
Les Bonnes Femmes
One of the most erotic and suspenseful treats of the French New Wave, this Chabrol-helmed classic tracks the loves and stalkers of four pretty shopgirls who soon discover the dark side of passion.
One of Antonioni's unsung masterpieces, Il Grido is a wrenchingly bittersweet tale of lost love replaced by lust, achieving a tragic poetry unequaled in the great director's illustrious career.
Circle Of Deceit
This explosive tale of sex and politics in war-torn Beirut is one of the richest films in Schlondorff's career. Setting up a minefield of ethical conundrums and personal jealousies, it's a scorching take on the modern media.