Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films

Janus Films opened American viewers’ eyes to the pleasures of Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, and François Truffaut at the height of their artistic powers. Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of this world-renowned distribution company with Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films, an expansive collectors’ box set featuring fifty classic films on DVD and a lavishly illustrated hardcover book that tells the story of Janus Films through an essay by film historian Peter Cowie, a tribute from Martin Scorsese, and extensive, all-new notes on all fifty films, plus cast and credit listings and U.S. premiere information.

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  • The 400 Blows
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • La Strada
  • L'Avventura
  • Jules and Jim
  • The 39 Steps
  • The Third Man
  • Loves of a Blonde
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Rashomon
  • Alexander Nevsky
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • Ballad of a Soldier
  • Black Orpheus
  • Brief Encounter
  • The Fallen Idol
  • Fires on the Plain
  • Fists in the Pocket
  • Floating Weeds
  • Forbidden Games
  • Grand Illusion
  • Häxan
  • Ikiru
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Le Jour Se Lève
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Miss Julie
  • Pandora's Box
  • Pygmalion
  • Richard III
  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • Summertime
  • The Wages of Fear
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Viridiana
  • The White Sheik
  • Umberto D.
  • Il Posto
  • M
  • The Great Chase
  • The Love Goddesses
  • Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist
  • Knife in the Water
  • Pépé le Moko
  • Ugetsu