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Constantine Alexander Payne (born February 10, 1961) is an American film director and screenwriter. His films are noted for their dark humor and satirical depictions of contemporary American society.
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Amy Scott
A pilgrimage to the isolated house on the island of Fårö, where Ingmar Bergman spent most of his later years, elicits unusual stories. From Lars von Trier to Claire Denis and from Woody Allen to Michael Haneke, every fan adds something very personal to this posthumous portrait.
Runtime: 107 min.
As: Oscar Wilde (Pere-Lachaise)
Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include a pair of mimes, a husband trying to chose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to a prostitute for advice.
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Isabel Coixet | Bruno Podalydès | Joel Coen | Ethan Coen | Gus Van Sant | Tom Tykwer | Daniela Thomas | Nobuhiro Suwa | Oliver Schmitz | Walter Salles | Alexander Payne | Vincenzo Natali | Richard LaGravenese | Christopher Doyle | Gérard Depardieu | Alfonso Cuarón | Olivier Assayas | Frédéric Auburtin | Gurinder Chadha | Sylvain Chomet | Wes Craven
A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies became a prime example of the untapped power of cable television.
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Xan Cassavetes