‘Wanda,’ ‘Detour,’ Carlos Reygadas’ ‘Japón,’ & More All Part Of Criterion’s March 2019 Releases

The Playlist | 12/20/2018 | Charles Barfield
Click For Photo: https://theplaylist.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Criterion-March-2019-Release.jpg

Yes, you’ve probably emptied your bank accounts buying people presents this holiday season, but you have plenty of time to save up for March 2019, when the Criterion Collection releases six new films that film fans are surely going to need to pick up. Of the six films debuting in the Collection in March 2019, some of the highlights include the incredible ‘70s film from filmmaker Barbara Loden, titled “Wanda,” Edgar G. Ulmer’s classic noir “Detour,” and acclaimed Mexican director Carlos Reygadas entering the Criterion family with “Japón.”

First, you have Loden’s incredible, and terribly under-seen, ‘70s classic “Wanda.” Sporting the new restoration that made its debut in theaters in 2018, “Wanda” tells the groundbreaking story of a woman who left her husband and children and ventures out into the unknown attempting to survive trapped in society’s margins. The Criterion release features the hour-long documentary “I Am Wanda,” which features an interview with Loden, as well as a clip of the filmmaker on the “Dick Cavett Show” from 1971.

Detour - Film - Restoration - Release

“Detour” is another classic film that got a brand-new restoration in 2018 and a small theatrical release. The 1945...
(Excerpt) Read more at: The Playlist
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!