Cannes Palme d'Or Winners

Taxi Driver - A New York cab driver is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a teenage prostitute and embarks on a violent rampage against a world of filth and corruption. Directed by Martin Scorsese. (DVD 1110)

Tree of Life - The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. (DVD 20472)

The Tin Drum - A boy decides to stop growing when he is three years old as a protest against the absurdities of the world around him. Directed by Volker Schlöndorff.  (DVD 4120)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives - Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. (DVD 19774)

Viridiana - Viridiana, who is about to become a nun, does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism. Directed by Lusi Buñuel. (DVD 7895)

sex, lies, and videotape - Steven Soderbergh's erotic comedy about a long lost college friend who drifts back into town and into the lives of a self-involved philanderer, his angelic wife, and her saucy sister. (DVD 1856)

Kagemusha - In his late, color masterpiece, Akira Kurosawa returns to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his career: the play between illusion and reality. Sumptuously reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a meditation on the nature of power.  (DVD 15326)

Miss Julie - The daughter of a rich businessman falls for her father's servant, and a battle of sexes and classes ensues. Based on the play by August Strindberg. Starring Anita Björk. (DVD 9970)

Black Orpheus - Against a background of the Rio carnival, a black tram driver accidentally kills his girlfriend, and after seeking her in the nether regions kills himself to be with her. (DVD 18035)

L'Enfant - When a small-time crook and his young girlfriend have a child, he decides to sell the baby for money. When his girlfriend finds out, she goes into shock. While she recovers in the hospital, he tries to get their son back and redeem himself. (DVD 6499)

M*A*S*H - Three Korean War Army surgeons adopt a hilarious, lunatic lifestyle as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. Directed by Robert Altman. (DVD 7546)

The Cranes are Flying - When Veronica's lover, Boris, goes to war, she moves in with Boris' family. His cousin seduces her and out of guilt she marrys him. Unhappy in her marriage and still in love with Boris she leaves her husband to wait for Boris to return. (DVD 1038)

The White Ribbon - In a north German village prior to the onset of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery. (DVD 17137)

Missing - A political drama about a father's search for his missing son in Latin America. Starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek.  Directed by Costa-Gavras. (DVD 12450)

Wages of Fear - A drama of courage, cowardice and failure set in South America. Four desperate men attempt to transport two truck-loads of nitro-glycerine 300 miles to the site of an oil well fire. (DVD 454)

Barton Fink - A trendy playwright is trying to write a simple movie script, but to his misfortune has a bit of writer's block. A biting satire of Hollywood from the Coen Brothers. (DVD 8932)