Yul Brynner And Deborah Kerr Share An Enchanting Kingdom In One Of The Most Memorable Musicals Of All Time! This visual and musical masterpiece feature Yul Brynner’s Academy Award winning performance, an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score, and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. It tells the true story of an Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860s. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Brynner), over time, Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another. Winner of six Academy Awards, The King and I contains some of the most lavish sets in Hollywood history and some of the world’s best-loved songs, including "Getting To Know You", "I Whistle A Happy Tune", "Hello, Young Lovers" and "Shall We Dance?"
From the director of Academy Award(r)-winning INDOCHINE comes another highly acclaimed film. Academy Award(r)-nominated (1999) for Best Foreign Language Film, EAST/WEST (EST/OUEST) is a wonderfully imagined film that follows the plight of a young couple and their child as they choose to go back to the Soviet Union in 1946. At the end of the war, Stalin invited Russians who fled the country to return.The talented young doctor, Alexei Golovine (Oleg Menchikov), accompanied by his French bride, the beautiful Marie (Sandrine Bonnaire), and their son optimistically return to the Soviet Union. Their arrival is a rude one. Interrogations are followed by the grim reality of post-war Soviet Union: shared apartments, suspicious neighbors and lack of privacy. Marie soon starts to rebel against the circumstances, but her husband finds that his talents are needed and appreciated by the authorities so he starts to get ahead. Marie meets up with a touring French actress (Catherine Deneuve), and soon
NEW DVD Features! Japanese Language with English and French Subtitles. Featurette: An Interview with Director Daisuke Goto. Featurette: An Interview with Producer Yutaka Mr. Pink Ikejima. Featurette: An Interview with Cinematorgrapher Masahide Iioka. Featurette: What is Pink Eiga? Documentary Short. Daisuke Goto s Director s Notes. Cast and Crew Biographies. A LONELY COW WEEPS AT DAWN Original Artwork. International Version Trailers. Still Image Gallery. Widescreen Presentation. PINK EIGA Sneak Peeks.
One of the greatest film directors of the silent era, F.W. Murnau was as influential and essential an artist as any number of his better-known and more prolific contemporaries. Many of his German-made films are lost, but two surviving classics are feature