Criterion Offers 'Essential Art House' Films21 Jul, 2008 By: John Latchem
The Criterion Collection and Janus Films Sept. 9 (prebook Aug. 5) unveil Essential Art House Vol. 1, a new line of cinema classics from some of the best-known directors from around the world.
The set includes Jean Renoir's Grand Illusion (1937), Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the Beast (1946), Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon (1950), Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries (1957), Roman Polanski's Knife in the Water (1962) and Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies (1963).
The DVD boxed set is offered at $99.95, with individual titles at $19.95.