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The Criterion Collection: Criterion Browse Options

Overview of the Criterion Collection from Alexander Street

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Content within The Criterion Collection covers the history of cinema throughout the 20th century, from early silent films like Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush (1925) to releases from contemporary filmmakers like Gus Van Sant and Guillermo del Toro. Other renowned directors within the collection include:

• Ingmar Bergman      • Luis Buñuel       • Federico Fellini       • John Ford       • Jean-Luc Godard      

Alfred Hitchcock       • Akira Kurosawa       • Francois Truffaut       • Orson Welles

Charlie Chaplin Photo Francois Truffaut Photo Ingmar Bergman Photo

 

Alongside a wealth of feature films, The Criterion Collection includes seminal documentary films such as Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog (1955), Jean Rouch’s Chronicle of a Summer (1961), and Albert and David Maysles’s Grey Gardens (1975). It also features works in popular subgenres of film including French New Wave, Italian Neorealism, and New German Cinema.