Dona Flor is an off-beat and occasionally insightful sensual comedy from Brazil that made actress Sonia Braga an international star in the 1970s.
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Acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Ryûsuke Hamaguchi crafts a compelling anthology, Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, imbued with tenderness, love and capricious fate with extraordinary skill and precision.
Peter Sellers introduces a lovable, charming character in Mr. Topaze, then turns his story into a tragedy about success.
German Filmmaker Fritz Lang's exotic pulp adventure film, Tiger of Eschnapur, set in India, dazzles with thrilling set pieces.
Two classic British comedies directed by the usually reliable Alexander Mackendrick, The Maggie and Whiskey Galore, packaged together for fans.
A war film without war, Ice Cold in Alex focuses on healing the international divide post-WWII through a smartly composed desert trek.
Interpreting the events of Dunkirk from two perspectives, the British film is suitably angry at how history played out.
Pure post-war spectacle, The Dam Busters isn't concerned with the after effects, only the national pride that led to a British victory.
A post-WWII POW tale, The Colditz Story uses frequent British gallows humor to soften this story of living under German imprisonment.
While made for a certain purpose and certain time, Went the Day Well still offers a notable message long after the war ended.
A good-hearted and warm teen comedy about adolescent dating, Gregory's Girl remains endearing.
Another well-written comedy from Ealing Studios, Passport to Pimlico serves up a comedic treatment of Great Britain's post-war issues.