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  • Sabata (PG-13)

    Lee Van Cleef stars in this lively 1969 spaghetti western as the title character, a black-clad crusader for justice, loosely defined. more...
  • Sacco and Vanzetti

    Peter Miller's concise and thoughtful 2005 documentary reexamines the notorious Sacco and Vanzetti case from the perspective of a post-9/11 world, where concern over public safety has once again empowered xenophobes and reactionaries to trample on the rights of immigrants. more...
  • The Sacred Family

    Shot in just three days, this raw, unflinching first feature (2005) by Chilean writer-director Sebastian Campos Watt takes place over Easter weekend, as an architecture student and his new girlfriend join his parents in a well-appointed beach house overlooking the ocean. more...
  • The Sacrifice

    Andrei Tarkovsky's last film (1986) isn't on the same level as his extraordinary Stalker, but it's a fitting apocalyptic statement, made when he knew he was dying of cancer. more...
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  • Sacrificial Youth

    High school skate punks, whose band recalls Suicidal Tendencies and Dead Kennedys, are courted by a major label, much to the chagrin of the underground-or-die lead singer. more...
  • The Saddest Music in the World

    Mannerist film antiquarian Guy Maddin takes a bold step forward with this 2003 feature, a comic/melodramatic musical enhanced by his flair for expressionist studio shooting (in grainy black and white, with selected scenes in two-strip Technicolor). more...
  • Safe (R)

    An unsettling work (1995) by subversive American independent Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven), his first film in 35-millimeter and best film overall. more...
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  • Safe Conduct

    Bertrand Tavernier based this fascinating 2001 drama of the French Occupation on the memories of two of his friends—Jean Aurenche, an apolitical screenwriter, and Jean Devaivre, an assistant director who served as a member of the Resistance. more...
  • Safety Last

    The most famous image of silent comedy—Harold Lloyd hanging from the hands of a clock, 12 stories above the streets of Los Angeles—represents only one of the great moments in what could be the most brilliantly sustained comic climax in film history (1923). more...
  • Sailing a Sinking Sea
  • Sailing a Sinking Sea

    With original music by the local experimental band Bitchin' Bajas, this documentary looks at the Moken tribe, coastal fishermen of Burma and Thailand who, believing a vicious mermaid forced them to become nomads, hop around the Mergui Archipelago and live almost entirely off the sea. more...
  • Saint Maud
  • Saint Maud

    It’s been said that good things come to those who wait, and after numerous delays, the highly-anticipated release of Saint Maud is finally here. more...