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Exhibiting Your Treasures #5: Where to Get Them Part 4

 

After mentioning various 'Treasures' and 'Gems' it's time again to look into their availability. For a more informative introduction to this topic please see Exhibiting Your Treasures #2.

In this post we will focus on the Top Ten World Cinema Treasures (as they appear in alphabetical order.)

 

The Battle of Algiers a.k.a. La battaglia di Algeri  is available on both Blu-ray (Region A locked) and DVD (Region 1) from Criterion:

The Battle of Algiers: The Criterion Collection [Blu-ray]
$34.09
Starring Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Samia Kerbash, Fusia El Kader
The Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)
$39.64
Starring Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef

 

 

Bicycle Thieves a.k.a. Ladri di biciclette is available on Blu-ray (Region A locked) from Criterion and also available for download:

Bicycle Thieves (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
$23.99
Starring Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola
Bicycle Thieves
$3.99
Starring Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci

 

 

Children of Paradise a.k.a. Les enfants du paradis is available on both Blu-ray (Region A locked) and DVD (Region 1) from Criterion: 

Children of Paradise (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
$22.96
Starring Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir, Marcel Herrand
Children of Paradise (Criterion Collection)
$22.07
Starring Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir, Marcel Herrand

 

 

Citizen Kane is available on both Blu-ray (Region Free) and DVD (Region 1) from Warner Bros: 

Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary (BD) [Blu-ray]
$14.49
Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick
Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary (DVD)
Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick

 

 

Diary of a Country Priest a.k.a. Journal d'un curé de campagne has no Blu-ray at the present time, however a currently out-of-print DVD (Region 1) was issued by Criterion: 

Diary of a Country Priest (The Criterion Collection)
Starring Claude Laydu, Nicole Ladmiral, Jean Riveyre, Adrien Borel, Rachel Bérendt

There is also this Region 2 DVD from the U.K. one can order by clicking on the image or the title below:

 

 

 

Forbidden Games a.k.a. Jeux interdits has this Blu-ray (Region B) issued by Studiocanal, one can order by clicking on the image or the title below:  

There is also this currently out-of-print DVD (Region 1) issued by Criterion: 

Forbidden Games (The Criterion Collection)
$85.97
Starring Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie, Madeleine Barbulée

 

 

Ikiru a.k.a. To Live is available on both Blu-ray (Region A locked) and DVD (Region 1) from Criterion: 

Ikiru (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
$22.57
Starring Takashi Shimura
Ikiru (The Criterion Collection)
$22.19
Starring Takashi Shimura

 

 

L'Avventura a.k.a. The Adventure is available on both Blu-ray (Region A locked) and DVD (Region 1) from Criterion: 

L'avventura [Blu-ray]
$20.73
Starring Monica Vitti, Gabriele Ferzetti, Lea Massari

 

 

Nazarin is available only on DVD (Region 2 PAL) from Yume Pictures in the U.K., one can order by clicking on the image or the title below:

 

 

Smiles of a Summer Night a.k.a. Sommarnattens leende is available on both Blu-ray (Region A locked) and DVD (Region 1) from Criterion:

Smiles of a Summer Night (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
$27.99
Starring Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlquist, Gunnar Bjornstrand
Smiles Of A Summer Night (The Criterion Collection)
$22.99
Starring Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist, Gunnar Björnstrand