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One of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic post-apocalyptic landscape.
In this bold, genre-defying horror-musical mashup — the playful and confident debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska — a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in an alternate '80s Poland to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land.
On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the beginning of the Summer of Love, the first Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new
era of rock and roll.
Donna Deitch’s swooning and sensual first film, Desert Hearts, was groundbreaking upon its 1986 release: a love story about two women, produced and directed by a woman.
Edward Yang’s mournful anatomy of a city caught between the past and the present illuminates the precariousness of domestic life and the desperation of Taiwan’s globalized modernity.
David Lynch: The Art Life looks at Lynch’s art, music, and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world and giving audiences a better understanding of the man and the artist.
Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, Ugetsu, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi's supreme achievement and one of the most beautiful films ever made.
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23 May, 2017
David Lynch: The Art Life, is now available to stream exclusively on iTunes! Read More
03 May, 2017
Next week, FilmStruck is teaming up with the Film Society of Lincoln Center for the latest Criterion Live! event. Read More
28 Apr, 2017
Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, and Olivia Neergaard-Holm’s intimate documentary portrait David Lynch: The Art Life, is now playing at IFC Center in New York! Read More
About Janus Films
Janus Films was founded in 1956, in the historic Brattle Theatre in
Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was the first theatrical distribution
company dedicated to bringing international art-house films to U.S.
audiences, including the work of
François Truffaut, and
Janus handles rights in all media, and its library has grown to more than 800 films.