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  • Camera Buff

    This 1979 satirical feature by Krzysztof Kieslowski describes everything that ensues when a Polish factory clerk (coscreenwriter Jerzy Stuhr) buys an eight-millimeter camera—including his growing obsession with his new toy, his altered relationships with his wife and boss, and the responses of other filmmakers (including Krzysztof Zanussi in a cameo) after he wins third prize in an amateur film competition. more...
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  • Camille

    The Dumas story of a tubercular courtesan is a classic only in its unrelenting morbidity, but George Cukor makes it work, accenting the oozing romantic fatalism with marvelously fresh open-air sequences and lively playing (1937). more...
  • La Camioneta

    Mark Kendall documents the life of a U.S. school bus after it's decommissioned, following it to Mexico, where it's auctioned off; to Guatemala City, where it's used for public transit; and finally to the U.S.-Mexican border, where it transports aspiring migrants on behalf of a small private business. more...
  • Camouflage
  • Camouflage

    Krzysztof Zanussi's wry, Chekhovian comedy (1977) is often credited with having inaugurated the so-called "cinema of moral concern," a cycle of Polish films from the late 70s and early 80s that used allegorical stories to address societal problems. more...
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  • Camp Thiaroye

    It's possible that a good half of the greatest African movies ever made are the work of novelist-turned-filmmaker Ousmane Sembene (Black Girl, Xala, Ceddo). more...
  • Camp X-Ray
  • Camp X-Ray (R)

    A tough young soldier (Kristen Stewart of Twilight), eager to see the world and prove herself, is assigned to the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, where her growing friendship with one of the prisoners (Peyman Moaadi of A Separation) puts her at odds with her superiors. more...
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  • Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?

    Jeff Smith, a 29-year-old adjunct instructor at Washington University, mounted a quixotic congressional campaign in 2004 but ultimately lost a close primary race to Russ Carnahan, the well-funded scion of a Missouri political family. more...
  • Canal Zone
  • Canal Zone

    Frederick Wiseman had made long movies before this 1977 documentary (Juvenile Court, Welfare), but Canal Zone was his first real epic, a panoramic view of the American military, industrial, and civilian institutions around the Panama Canal Zone. more...
  • Canyon Passage (NR)

    After making his name with Val Lewton's horror unit at RKO, director Jacques Tourneur moved up to more prestigious projects with this 1946 Technicolor western, produced by Walter Wanger for Universal. more...
  • Capone

    A small-time crook (Serge Riaboukine) steals the title racehorse from a couple of mobsters and then talks a stoic cabdriver (Gerald Laroche) into transporting the horse to Finland for a big race. more...
  • Capote

    Philip Seymour Hoffman does an impressive impersonation of Truman Capote in this biopic, directed with force and economy by Bennett Miller. more...
  • Captain Blood

    Errol Flynn's first swashbuckler (1935)—he's a mild-mannered doctor who adopts the guise of a pirate in order to fight a revolution and win Olivia de Havilland. more...
  • The Captive

    A considerable departure for Chantal Akerman: not only her first truly literary film (2000), but perhaps the one that works best in narrative terms. more...