Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole dominate the screen in this exquisitely restored version of the film its producer Hal Wallis (Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon) called "the best picture I ever made." Becket recounts the battle of wills between King Henry II (O'Toole) and Thomas Becket (Burton), the monarch's closest friend and advisor. Restoration by the Film Foundation returns this classic to its original 1964 majesty. | Read More
A dramatization of Swiss complicity in Nazi atrocities, The Boat Is Full boldly broached a then-taboo subject upon its initial release in 1980. Seven labs took three years to create this digitally restored version of this long-lost classic, for which Imhoof won a Silver Bear at the 1981 Berlin Film Festival. | Read More
Perry, a New York artist grappling with his aesthetic and personal identity, strikes up a friendship with an elderly veteran of the Harlem Renaissance. The older man's reveries lead them both on a surreal journey into black America's artistic past. Winner, Special Jury Prize at Sundance '04.
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At the outbreak of war, Veronica and Boris drift apart. When Boris is killed on the front lines, Veronica tries to find solace by marrying his cousin -- a mistake that will haunt her until she rediscovers life in a single act of human kindness. Under Kalatozov's elegant direction, and the free-flying camera of Sergei Urusevsky, The Cranes are Flying is an epic masterpiece about love, war and forgiveness. | Read More
In this powerful adaptation of Alan Paton's classic novel, a black South African pastor (James Earl Jones) and a white landowner (Richard Harris) become tragically linked by a senseless murder in Johannesburg. Strong, dignified turns by the two leads propel the drama, while Paul Gilpin's majestic camerawork evokes all the natural beauty of South Africa in the 1940s. | Read More