Essential Art House – 50 Years of Janus Films

Essential Art House - 50 Years of Janus Films

Release Date: October 24, 2006
Studio: Criterion
Actors: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira
Directors: Benjamin Christensen, Akira Kurosawa, Alfred Hitchcock, Andrzej Wajda, Anthony Asquith
Runtime: 5347 minutes
Language: English, French, Russian

50 Years, 50 Films

One Spectacular DVD Box Set 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 notes on each of the fifty films.

• Eight Academy Awards

• Twenty-eight Academy Award nominations

• Two Palme d’or awards