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Warp Films Releases Cinema 16 World Edition On DVD

Cinema 16 DVDs

Cinema 16  / Cinema 16 DVDs

Cinema 16 :
World Edition On DVD

 

Released 24th November 08


The critically acclaimed Cinema16 series continues with World Short Films, which is out on DVD in now. Amongst the A-list directors confirmed are Andrea Arnold (Red Road, UK), Guillermo Del Toro (Hell Boy 1 & 2, Pan's Labyrinth, Mexico), Park Chan Wook (Old Boy, South Korea), Sylvain Chomet (Belleville Rendezvous, France), Taika Waititi (Eagle Vs Shark, New Zealand), Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark, Russia), Guy Maddin (My Winnipeg, The Saddest Music in the World, Canada), Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men, Y tu mamambiMexico), Jane Campion (Bright Star, The Piano, New Zealand) and Ousmane Sembene (MoolaadCeddo, Senegal).

The 16 films include:

From the UK Andrea Arnold's Oscar winning and critically acclaimed festival hit WASP available for the first time on DVD;

Guillermo Del Toro's never before released DONA LUPE, re-mastered especially for Cinema16;

huge cult hit FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS available for the first time in the UK;

Park Chan Wook's first and only short film JUDGEMENT;

this year's Sundance Jury Prize winner SIKUMI made in Alaska by Iaq filmmaker Andrew Okpeaha MacLean;

director Sylvain Chomet's Oscar nominated THE OLD LADY AND THE PIGEONS;

Japan's Naoto Yamakawa's ATTACK ON THE BAKERY, an adaptation of the Haruki Murakami short story The Second Bakery Attack;

New Zealand director Taika Waititi's Oscar nominated TWO CARS, ONE NIGHT;

Alexander Sokurov's 1979 SONATA FOR HITLER originally banned by the Soviet authorities;

Guy Maddin's MY DAD IS 100 YEARS OLD a surreal docu-fantasia presented by Isabella Rosellini;

Harvie Krumpet director Adam Elliot's first biographical short UNCLE;

Alfonso Cuaron's 1983 meditation on isolation CUARTETO PARA EL FIN DE LOS TIEMPOS;

award-winning, Oscar nominated stop-motion puppet animation MADAME TUTLI-PUTLI directed by Canada's Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski;

Jane Campion's menacing and visually striking A GIRL'S OWN STORY;

Simon Ellis' BAFTA nominated and multi-award winning SOFT

and the grandfather of African Cinema Ousmane Sembene's 1963 BOROM SARRET.

With over five hours of films across this special double DVD edition WORLD CINEMA16 is essential viewing for anyone with an interest in the moving image. The majority of the films are accompanied by audio commentaries, almost always by the directors themselves.

CINEMA16 celebrates the short film by showcasing some of the best classic and award winning shorts on DVD.

Aside from providing short films with a much needed platform CINEMA16 gives filmmakers and movie-lovers access to some great films that would otherwise be near impossible to see, from the fascinating early works of some of the world's greatest directors to award-winning films from its most exciting new filmmakers.

The release of WORLD CINEMA16 follows the release of CINEMA16: AMERICAN SHORT FILMS (Tim Burton, George Lucas, Alexander Payne, Gus van Sant, DA Pennebaker, Todd Solondz, Mike Mills and Maya Deren), CINEMA16: EUROPEAN SHORT FILMS (Lars von Trier, Jean Luc Godard, Tom Tykwer) and CINEMA16: BRITISH SHORT FILMS (Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Mike Leigh, Stephen Daldry, Lynne Ramsay and Peter Greenaway) - further demonstrating it's dedication to this important area of filmmaking.


Responses to past Cinema16 releases:


***** The quality of this collection is exceptional, it's like having a complete film festival in the comfort of your own home" Empire

"A unique collection of exceptional short films" Dazed & Confused

The range of work is rich and remarkable. Essential - i-D

"Film studies in a box" The Sunday Times

"A must-have for any film fan" The Telegraph

"Pure quality, beautifully packaged, with no filler" The Times

"These releases should run and run" The Guardian


Cinema16 is produced by Luke Morris and Ben Lederman, the Cinema16 label is distributed Europe-wide through Warp Films.

 

 

Cinema 16 News

 
 
Cinema 16  / World

4th December 08

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Cinema 16  / Europe

8th April 08

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