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Chimes at Midnight

A brand-new restoration of Orson Welles’s long-lost classic, in theaters across the country.
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I Knew Her Well

Alexander Payne presents a 4K restoration of Antonio Pietrangeli’s little-known masterpiece!
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Beauty and the Beast

New 4K DCP & 35mm restorations!

Latest Releases

  • The spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death in Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) have become . . .

    Jean Cocteau France, 1946
    DCP, 35 mm, Blu-ray, DVD

  • Among the most praised and sought-after titles in all contemporary film, this singular masterpiece of Taiwanese . . .

    Edward Yang Taiwan, 1991
    DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

  • The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s later film career, Chimes at Midnight returns to the screen after being . . .

    Orson Welles Spain, 1965
    DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

  • The Chinese Wuxia (martial arts) picture was never the same after King Hu’s legendary Dragon Inn.

    King Hu Taiwan, 1967
    DCP, Blu-ray

  • Following the gorgeous, seemingly liberated Adriana (Divorce Italian Style’s Stefania Sandrelli) as she chases her . . .

    Antonio Pietrangeli Italy, 1965
    DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

  • Gory revenge is raised to the level of visual poetry in Toshiya Fujita’s stunning Lady Snowblood.

    Toshiya Fujita Japan, 1973
    DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

  • More politically minded than the original, Lady Snowblood: Love Song of Vengeance is full of exciting plot turns and . . .

    Toshiya Fujita Japan, 1974
    DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

  • One of the most powerful of Yasujiro Ozu’s family portraits, _Late Spring_ (Banshun) tells the story of a widowed father . . .

    Yasujiro Ozu Japan, 1949
    DCP, 35 mm, Blu-ray, DVD

  • This achingly gorgeous emotional epic from the incomparable Kenji Mizoguchi is one of the triumphs of Japanese cinema.

    Kenji Mizoguchi Japan, 1939
    DCP

  • In King Hu’s grandest work, Yang (Hsu Feng), a fugitive noblewoman at risk of being captured and executed, hides in a small . . .

    King Hu Taiwan, 1971
    DCP

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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 Michelangelo Antonioni, Sergei Eistenstein, Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Akira Kurosawa, François Truffaut, and Yasujiro Ozu.


Janus handles rights in all media, and its library has grown to more than 800 films.