Spanish thriller – L’ASSASSINO FANTASMA – available on Blu Ray

Lassassino FantasmaL’ASSASSINO FANTASMA (TBA) 1969 SPAIN SETÓ, JAVIER BLU RAY £24.99
A woman attempts to convince her husband he is insane so she can steal his money and start a new life with his brother with whom she is having an affair.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s – LA MONTAÑA SAGRADA/HOLY MOUNTAINand EL TOPO – available on dvd and Blu Ray

Holy MountainLA MONTAÑA SAGRADA/HOLY MOUNTAIN (18) 197 3 MEXICO JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO BLU RAY – £22.99
A thief teams up with a group of politicians and industrialists who plan to storm the Holy Mountain and obtain the secret of immortality from its inhabitants.

In Spanish with English subtitles

El TopoEL TOPO (18) 1971 MEXICO JODOROWSKY, ALEJANDRO BLU RAY – £22.99
Cult spaghetti western Gunslinger El Topo travels the desert with his seven-year-old son. When they come across the scene of a massacre, one of the dying victims tells them that the gang responsible are led by a man known as the Colonel.El Topo sets out to exact vengeance.

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Estonian spy thriller – DAWN OF WAR – issued on dvd

Dawn of WarDAWN OF WAR (12) 2020 ESTONIA PAJU, MARGUS £15.99
Set in August 1939, Estonian spy Feliks is tasked with discovering the identity of a Soviet double agent in his department after the head of counter-Soviet intelligence is murdered. However, Feliks soon discovers that his country faces losing its independence as the Soviet Union launches its clandestine plan to annex Estonia following Germany’s invasion of Poland.

In Estonian with English subtitles

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French Horror movie -GRAVE/RAW – out on Blu Ray

Raw3GRAVE/RAW FRANCE (18) 2016 DUCOURNAU, JULIA BLU RAY – £29.99
In Justine’s family everyone is a vegetarian, but when she arrives at college, in order to fit in, she takes the challenge to eat raw meat. Initially she becomes unwell but then develops a strange and powerful yearning to consume raw flesh.

In French with English subtitles

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French drama – LE JARDIN DES SUPPLICES/THE GARDEN OF TORMENT – issued on Blu Ray

Garden of TormentLE JARDIN DES SUPPLICES/THE GARDEN OF TORMENT (18) 1976 FRANCE GION, CHRISTIAN BLU RAY – £15.99
An adaptation of the Octave Mirbeau novel. Set I n the 1930’s a scandalised young doctor flees from Paris to China. There he meets a beautiful, eccentric woman, who introduces him into a circle of decadent Europeans .

In French with English subtitles

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Ingmar Bergman collection – INGMAR BERGMAN VOLUME. 1 – out on Blu Ray

Ingmar Bergman V1INGMAR BERGMAN VOL. 1(15) SWEDEN 5-DISC BLU-RAY £59.99
Available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK , volume one marks the first of a four volumes issued to celebration the auteur’s work .

Presented over 5 discs, the set features 2K restorations of eight early written or directed films by Bergman.

The films are:

Torment (Dir: Alf Sjöberg| Scr. Ingmar Bergman, 1944),
Crisis (1946), Eva (Dir: Gustaf Molander| Scr. Ingmar Bergman, 1948),
Music in Darkness (1948),
Port of Call  (1948),
Prison (1949),
Three Strange Loves (1949),
To Joy (1950)

Special features:•

5-Blu-ray set featuring 2K restorations of all 8 films

Perfect-bound book featuring new essays by Jan Holmberg (CEO of the Ingmar Bergman Foundation), Philip Kemp, Geoff Andrew, Jessica Kiang, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Kat Ellinger, and Laura Hubner

Ingmar Bergman: The Early Years(2021): a new video essay by writer, filmmaker and film journalist Leigh Singer

Limited edition (5,000 units)

Newly commissioned artwork by Andrew Bannist

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Italian War Movie – L’OLIMPIADE NASCOSTA/HIDDEN OLYMPICS 1944 – out on dvd

Hidden Olympics 1944L’OLIMPIADE NASCOSTA/HIDDEN OLYMPICS 1944 (15) 2012 ITALY PEYRETTI, ALFREDO £9.99
Based on true events about a group of prisoners in a Polish concentration camp prepare to stage an unofficial POW Olympic Games. When their Nazi captors discover their plan, the prisoners are made to compete against Nazi soldiers in a demonstration of the German’s racial superiority.

However, as the sporting events unfold a group of prisoners plot a daring escape.

In Italian with English subtitles

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Ukrainian drama – Homeward – out on dvd

HomewardHOMEWARD (12) 2019 UKRAINE ALIEV, .NARIMAN £15.99
Father and sons bond on a journey to collect the body of a family member who died fighting in the country’s war with Russia.

In Crimean Tatar, Ukrainian, Russian with English subtitles

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Jean-Luc Godard’s – MASCULIN-FEMININE – issued on Blu Ray

MASCULIN-FEMININEMASCULIN-FEMININE – THE CRITERION COLLECTION(PG) 1966 FRANCE B/W GODARD, JEAN-LUC BLU RAY £19.99
In this study of the generation conflict, Paul is fresh from military service when he falls for
aspiring pop star Madeleine, but as his girlfriend’s career start to take off, Paul becomes disillusioned with life and takes an interest in left wing politics.

In French with English subtitles

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Jean-Luc Godard’s – LE LIVRE D’IMAGE/THE IMAGE BOOK – released on Blu Ray

Image Book0LE LIVRE D’IMAGE/THE IMAGE BOOK (15) 2018 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC BLU RAY – £15.99
Award-winning director Jean-Luc Godard directs this abstract essay film combining news footage, film clips and random images with a disjointed soundtrack and narration by Godard himself.

In English with English subtitles

FRENCH AND ENGLISH NOTES TO LE LIVRE D’IMAGE-THE IMAGE BOOK

BFI REVIEW – https://www2.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/reviews-recommendations/image-book-jean-luc-godard-ruminative-radical-montage

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Czech movie – CHARLATAN – out on dvd

CharlatanCHARLATAN (15) 2020 CZECH. HOLLAND, AGNIESZKA £15.99
Biographical film of the life of Czech healer Jan Mikolásek, across both world wars as he spends three decades treating people with plant-based remedies, with his work acquiring great acclaim. However, it is his treatment of the Czechoslovakian president in 1957 that brings about his downfall.

In Czech and German with English subtitles

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Agnieszka Holland’s World War Two drama – IN DARKNESS – issued on dvd

In DarknessIN DARKNESS (15) 2011 POLAND HOLLAND, AGNIESZKA £15.99
Drama based on the true story of a sewage worker who saved the lives of a group of Jewish refugees in the city of Lvov during the Second World War.

In German with English subtitles

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Dario Argento’s Debut movie – L’UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO/THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE – released on Blu Ray

BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGEL’UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO/THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (15) 1969 ITALY ARGENTO, DARIO BLU RAY – £15.99
Debut feature from writer and director Dario Argento. American writer Sam Dalmas is out walking in Rome when he passes an art gallery and witnesses a mysterious man in a black leather raincoat attempt to murder the gallery owner’s wife. The police question Sam, but he finds their methods too slow and soon decides to investigate the attack himself.

In Italian with English subtitles

Also available –

BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE 1L’UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO/THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (15) 1969 ITALY ARGENTO, DARIO LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY / 4K ULTRA HD + BLU-RAY – £31.99

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German miniseries – WIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO/WE CHILDREN FROM BAHNHOF ZOO – available on dvd

We Children from Bahnhof ZooWIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO/WE CHILDREN FROM BAHNHOF ZOO (18) 2021 GERMANY £23.99
Based on the memoir by Christiane F about a young girl’s descent into the drug scene of 70’s Berlin.

The eight episodes of the miniseries are set in Berlin. Teenager Christiane leaves home and befriends a group of fellow teenagers who frequent the SOUND nightclub. However, beneath the surface of their hedonistic lifestyle lie personal traumas, and Christiane’s reliance on drugs leads her down a dark path filled with tragedy.

In German with English subtitles

GERMAN LANGUAGE NOTES TO WIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO

The episodes are: ‘Puppies’, ‘Christmas’, ‘Bowie’, ‘Letters’, ‘4000 a Month’, ‘One Last Hit’, ‘When Night Comes’ and ‘Dawn’.

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Big budget German wartime series – DAS BOOT: SEASON TWO – issued on Dvd and Blu Ray

Das Boot 2DAS BOOT: SEASON TWO (15) 2018 DVD – £23.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
All eight episodes from the second season of the war drama set in 1942. When U-boat captain Johannes von Reinhartz is tasked with a secret mission to cross the Atlantic his weariness of war makes him consider his loyalties to the Nazi hierarchy. Meanwhile, Simone Strasser continues her clandestine work in Nazi occupied France.

The episodes are:

Survival Strategies

Inconvenient Alliances

Sabotage

The Dice Have Fallen

Command to Kill

Final Decisions

Head to Head

On the Other Hand

Das Boot Season OneDAS BOOT: SEASON ONE (18) 2018 DVD – £23.99 BLU RAY – £28.99
Big budget sequel to the 1981 film and based on the books, Das Boot and Die Festung.

Set in 1942 Nazis occupied La Rochelle, a fresh new crew join the U-612 in open water trials along with an inexperienced Captain who the crew don’t yet trust in.

In German with English subtitles

The episodes are:

Neue Wege
Geheime Missionen
Verluste
Zweifel
Loyalität
Gegen die Zeit
Verdammt
Abrechnung

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