Weekend Picks

Directors and Their Muses: Part I

Over the next two weeks we’ll take a look at some of the greatest directors and the source of their inspiration in their muses. Enjoy!

Jean-Luc Godard & Anna Karina

Vivre sa vie

Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution. Features include: interviews, featurettes, commentary, stills gallery, theatrical trailer, and booklet.

Elia Kazan & Marlon Brando

A Streetcar Named Desire

Blanche is a fading beauty clinging to her illusory world of aristocratic gentility. Her feeble grip on reality is destroyed by a thug called Stanley.

On the Waterfront

Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the gang-ridden waterfront. After he lures a co-worker to his death our hero must redeem himself.

Woody Allen & Diane Keaton

Annie Hall

Alvie Singer’s principal romantic interest at the moment is Annie Hall. His relationships with women are, more often than not, humorous and diverse.

Manhattan

Isaac Davis’ wife leaves him but he consoles himself with a 17-year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who also happens to be his best friend’s mistress.

Alfred Hitchcock & Tippi Hedren

The Girl

The story of iconic director Alfred Hitchcock’s obsessive relationship with Tippi Hedren, his leading lady in The Birds and Marnie.

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