New and Coming Releases: September 9, 2008

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The Hairdresser's Husband

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: Erotic, funny, and very French, this film relies heavily on the critically-acclaimed performance of Jean Rochefort. As a child, Antoine (Rochefort) was obsessed with the ample beautician who cut his h... more>>>

Taxi To the Dark Side

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: From the producer of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Who Killed the Electric Car? comes a documentary that takes a critical look at the Bush administration's policy on torture ... more>>>

Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan

Releases: 2008-09-30



Tsubasa, A Tragic Illusion, Vol. 8

Releases: 2008-09-30



Bigger, Stronger, Faster

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: In the hopes of exploring American culture's increased obsession with winning, documentary filmmaker Christopher Bell examines the anabolic steroid use of his two brothers. After setting the stage wit... more>>>

Chapter 27

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: First-time writer/director Jarrett Schaeffer takes the reins for this haunting look at the mental collapse of Mark David Chapman in the days leading up to the murder of legendary musician J... more>>>


Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: Israeli co-directors Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen's ensemble comedy drama Meduzot (aka Jellyfish, 2007) weaves ... more>>>

OSS 117: Cairo - Nest of Spies

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: OSS 117: Cairo - Nest of Spies constitutes the eighth installment in a long-running series of movies about OSS 117 (the government code name for Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath) - a French superspy and Eu... more>>>

Monster Road (Collector's Edition)

Releases: 2008-09-30



When They Cry, Vol. 4

Releases: 2008-09-30



The Rebel (Ultimate Edition)

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: As Anti-French rebellion spreads throughout 1920s-era Vietnam and colonialist sanctioned units of Vietnam agents attempt to track down and destroy the rogue cells, a French educated Vietnamese agent f... more>>>

An Autumn Afternoon (Criterion)

Releases: 2008-09-30
Synopsis: Director Yasujiro Ozu's final film, and a rare outing in color for him, continues his quietly observed explorations of family dynamics in postwar Japan. Frequent Ozu star Chishu Ryu plays Shuhei Hiray... more>>>

Yeti: A Love Story

Releases: 2008-09-30



 Also out the week of 2008-09-30: Palestine Blues, Iron Man, So Much So Fast, Shelter Me, Beaufort, Edward the King, Kenny, Andrzej Zulawski's La Femme Publique, CSNY Deja Vu, Happy Funeral, and The Good Boy.

Watership Down (Deluxe Edition)

Releases: 2008-10-07
Synopsis: Unique in the annals of animated films, Watership Down is a serious, even grim tale that many will find relentless and depressing and others will find poetic and moving. It doesn't pull any punches. D... more>>>

War, Inc.

Releases: 2008-10-14
Synopsis: An assassin posing as a trade-show producer fixes his crosshairs on a Middle Eastern oil minister while maintaining his cover by organizing a high-profile wedding in this satirical action comedy starr... more>>>

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Releases: 2008-10-14
Synopsis: Director Cristian Mungiu's drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days unfolds in Romania in the late '80s, during the last waning days of Communist rule. Anam... more>>>

The Price of Sugar

Releases: 2008-11-25
Synopsis: Bill Haney's muckraking documentary The Price of Sugar follows the courageous Father Christopher Hartley, a social activist Spanish priest who makes the inaugural trip to his parish in the Dominican R... more>>>



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