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The Apu Trilogy

Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray’s breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new restoration.

Branded to Kill

When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1967
DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

The Complete Jean Vigo

2018 celebrates new 4k restorations of Jean Vigo’s entire filmography.

Fighting Elegy

High schooler Kiroku Nanbu yearns for the prim, Catholic Michiko, but her only desire is to reform Kiroku's sinful tendencies. Hormones raging, Kiroku channels his unsatisfied lust into the only outlet available: savage, crazed violence.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1966
DVD

Gate of Flesh

In the shady black markets and bombed-out hovels of post–World War II Tokyo, a band of prostitutes eke out an existence, maintaining tenuous friendships and a semblance of order. But when a renegade ex-soldier stumbles into their midst, lusts and loyalties clash, with tragic results.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1964
DVD

Ingmar Bergman's Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective

Join Janus Films in 2018 as we celebrate the centennial of the Swedish director’s birth with a traveling retrospective of all of his theatrical films!

The Marseille Trilogy

Marcel Pagnol’s epic love story hunkers down on the waterfront of Marseille, where restless young barkeep Marius is in love with the cockle monger Fanny but cannot quell his wanderlust.

Story of a Prostitute

In Seijun Suzuki's tragic love story, Harumi, volunteering as a "comfort woman" on the Manchurian front, where she is expected to service hundreds of soldiers, is commandeered by the brutal Lieutenant Narita but falls for the sensitive Mikami, Narita's direct subordinate.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1965
DVD

Take Aim at the Police Van

At the beginning of Seijun Suzuki’s taut and twisty whodunit, a prison truck is attacked and a convict inside is murdered. The penitentiary warden on duty, Daijiro (Michitaro Mizushima), is accused of negligence and suspended, only to take it upon himself to track down the killers.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1960
DVD

Tokyo Drifter

In this jazzy gangster film, reformed killer Tetsu’s attempt to go straight is thwarted when his former cohorts call him back to Tokyo to help battle a rival gang.

Seijun Suzuki Japan, 1966
DCP, Blu-ray, DVD