Kino Lorber has unveiled some of the details of their November 2021 Blu-Ray and DVD releases from their Kino Lorber, The Milestone Cinematheque, Zeitgeist Films, Virgil Films, Greenwich Entertainment, Good Deed Entertainment and Cohen Film Collection imprints. Get all the details on this incredibly packed lineup below:

GENESIS: THE LAST DOMINO?


Street Date: 11/2/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: Genesis – The Last Domino? follows Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford and their crew as they build and rehearse their Last Domino tour. Despite the complications and uncertainties of the global COVID pandemic, and without confirmed dates, the band made the decision to spend the time and money so they would be prepared once the world returned to normal. The film follows the creative and emotional processes involved and features band interviews and live performances from the spectacular yet-to-be-seen show.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailer


GENESIS: WHEN IN ROME


Street Date: 11/2/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: Having gone their separate ways in March of 1996, the members of Genesis remained the best of friends, and reunited in 2007 for the triumphant sellout world tour When in Rome…. Performing hits from their catalog of albums such as Invisible Touch, Mama, and No Son of Mine. Genesis put on a spectacular show that proves that they are still one of the greatest bands of all time.

Tracks: Dukes Intro (3.35), Turn It On Again (4.13), No Son Of Mine (6.34), Land of Confusion (4.52), In The Cage (7.58), The Cinema Show (3.02)/ Dukes Travels (2.40)/ Afterglow (3.48), I Know What I Like (In your wardrobe) (7.46), Mama (0.27), Domino (In The Glow of the Night/Last Domino) (11.14), Conversations With 2 Stools (4.19), Los Endos (6.11), Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (2.50), Invisible Touch (5.10)

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailer


WIFE OF A SPY


Street Date: 11/16/21

Synopsis: “Master filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, Cure, Tokyo Sonata) won the Silver Lion (Best Director) at the Venice Film Festival for this riveting, gorgeously crafted, old-school Hitchcockian thriller shot in stunning 8K. The year is 1940 in Kobe, on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. Local merchant and amateur filmmaker Yusaku (Issey Takahashi, Kill Bill) senses that things are headed in an unsettling direction.

Following a trip to Manchuria, he becomes determined to bring to light the things he witnessed there, and secretly filmed. Meanwhile, his wife Satoko (Yû Aoi) receives a visit from her childhood friend, now a military policeman. He warns her about Yusaku’s seditious ways and reveals that a woman her husband brought back from his trip has died. Satoko confronts Yusaku, but when she discovers his true intentions, she is torn between loyalty to her husband, the life they have built, and the country they call home.”

 

Bonus Features: The Making of Wife of a Spy | Trailer


THE VILLAGE DETECTIVE: A SONG CYCLE


Street Date: 11/23/21

Synopsis: During the summer of 2016, a fishing boat off the shores of Iceland made a most curious catch: four reels of 35mm film, seemingly of Soviet provenance. Unlike the film find explored in Bill Morrison’s Dawson City: Frozen Time, it turned out this discovery wasn’t a lost work of major importance, but an incomplete print of a popular comedy starring beloved Russian actor Mihail Žarov. Does that mean it has no value? Morrison thought not. To him, the heavily water-damaged print, and the way it surfaced, could be seen as a fitting reflection on the life of Žarov, who loved this role so much that he even co-directed a sequel to it. In The Village Detective: a song cycle Morrison uses the story as a jumping off point for his latest meditation on cinema’s past, offering a journey into Soviet history and film accompanied by a gorgeous score by Pulitzer and Grammy®-winning composer David Lang.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Three short films by Bill Morrison: Buried News (2021, 12 minutes), let me come in (2021, 11 minutes), Sunken Films (2020, 11 minutes) | Trailer


THE MYSTERY OF PICASSO


Street Date: 11/16/21

Synopsis: In 1955 Henri-Georges Clouzot joined forces with his friend Pablo Picasso to make an entirely new kind of documentary – one that captured the moment and the mystery of creativity. For the film, Picasso created 20 artworks, ranging from playful B&W sketches to widescreen color paintings. Using inks that bled through the paper, Picasso rapidly created fanciful drawings that Clouzot was able to film from the reverse side, capturing their creation in real time. When the artist decided to paint in oils, the filmmaker switched to color film and employed the magic of stop-motion animation. By contract, almost all of these paintings were destroyed when the film was completed. The Mystery of Picasso is exhilarating, mesmerizing, and unforgettable – one of the greatest documentaries on art ever made.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: 4K Restoration | Theatrical trailer | Audio commentary by Peggy Parsons, Head of the Film Dept. at the National Gallery of Art | Audio commentary by Archie Rand, Muralist and Brooklyn College Presidential Professor of Art | My Father: Maya’s Gaze (an interview with Maya Picasso)


IN BALANCHINE’S CLASSROOM


Street Date: 11/16/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: In Balanchine’s Classroom takes us back to the glory years of Balanchine’s New York City Ballet through the remembrances of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius. Opening the door to his studio, Balanchine’s private laboratory, they reveal new facets of the groundbreaking choreographer: taskmaster, mad scientist, and spiritual teacher. Today, as his former dancers teach a new generation, questions arise: what was the secret of his teaching? Can it be replicated?

Filled with never before seen archival footage of Balanchine at work during rehearsals, classes, and in preparation for his most seminal works, along with interviews with many of his adored and adoring dancers and those who try to carry on his legacy today, this is Balanchine as you have never seen him, and a film for anyone who loves ballet and the creative process.

 

Bonus Features: Additional Scenes and Trailer



Street Date: 11/9/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life explores the connections between Seneca Falls, New York, and Bedford Falls, the setting of the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. The documentary examines smalltown life in Seneca Falls, captures the excitement of the annual It’s a Wonderful Life Festival, and celebrates the enduring themes of the Frank Capra classic. The film features interviews with Karolyn Grimes (who played Zuzu Bailey), Jimmy Hawkins (who played Tommy Bailey), Monica Capra Hodges, granddaughter of Frank Capra, and film critic Leonard Maltin.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers


WHO YOU THINK I AM


Street Date: 11/2/21

Synopsis: Academy Award®-winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) balances cunning and vulnerability in this romantic cyber-drama turned psychological thriller from writer-director Safy Nebbou. Ghosted by her hunky twentysomething lover, Claire (Binoche), a middle-aged professor and single mom, creates a fake Facebook profile to do a little undetected online snooping. But when her 24-year-old avatar “Clara” is friended by her ex’s equally attractive roommate (François Civil), superficial correspondence quickly escalates towards intense intimacy and uncontrollable obsession. Adapted from Camille Laurens’ best-selling novel—and co-scripted by Julie Peyr, a regular collaborator of Arnaud Desplechin—Who You Think I Am blends genres and bends reality to dizzying effect.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: The Making of Who You Think I Am | Trailers



Street Date: 11/9/21

Synopsis: When Claire (Lou de Laâge, The Innocents), a beautiful but reserved young woman unwittingly provokes the furious jealousy of her evil stepmother Maud (Isabelle Huppert, The Piano Teacher), life as she knows it is over. Sent far away from home, Claire awakens, both figuratively and literally, in a small village in the French mountains. As if by magic, her formerly shy demeanor is gone and she is suddenly aware of her feminine power. It’s the beginning of a radical emancipation. As Claire meets the locals and starts to take joy in her sexuality, soon one, two, three… seven men fall under her charm. For the first time in her life she allows herself to indulge in no-strings sex, taking pride in belonging to no one. But then Maud arrives wanting to reconnect, and Claire must decide who to trust—her sophisticated but cold stepmother, or the circle of adoring men that now surround her.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers


THE DECEIVERS


Street Date: 11/16/21

Synopsis: A new digital restoration of this Merchant Ivory classic. In the early 1980’s Merchant first set in motion a project of which he had long dreamed, and that he was to do outside of his usual collaboration with Jhabvala and Ivory, the making of The Deceivers. The Deceiversis adapted from the John Masters novel, set in India in 1825, which depicts the exploits of William Savage (based on William Sleeman of the Indian Political Service), who disguises himself as an Indian in order to expose and destroy a secret cult whose members, the infamous Thugees, ritually murdered and robbed travelers in the name of the goddess Kali. Merchant had read the novel years before, been struck by it, and later decided to film it. The movie was slow in getting into production, however, and once into that stage presented such an array of problems as to stagger even Merchant. An entire book, Hullabaloo in Old Jeypore: The Making of “The Deceivers”, was needed for Merchant to set down all that occurred.

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers


MAN IN THE FIELD: THE LIFE AND ART OF JIM DENEVAN


Street Date: 11/9/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: Man in the Field profiles pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan, founder of Outstanding in the Field, a radical alternative to the conventional dining experience. The documentary intimately reveals Denevan’s artistic and culinary gifts with land art in epic geometric formations alongside grand dinners in beautiful natural settings. Instead of bringing the food to the restaurant, Outstanding in the Field has brought the restaurant to the food since 1999. Hosted at one long table, with 100 to 1000 guests dining together, Denevan has set tables in vineyards, beaches, meadows, fishing docks, and city streets. Over 120,000 lucky patrons in all 50 states and 16 countries have experienced this once-in-a-lifetime event.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers



Street Date: 11/2/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: “The Gorge” has brought over 7 million fans, and the world’s biggest musicians, to a patch of rural Washington farmland “150 miles from nowhere.” Despite overwhelming odds, a small family winery—with a makeshift plywood stage—eventually became “The Gorge,” a Pollstar, Billboard, and ACM winning music venue. Enormous: The Gorge Story follows the stories of Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, and Pearl Jam (among many other artists)—all of whom have legendary pasts at the venue.

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers


KAREN DALTON: IN MY OWN TIME


Street Date: 11/16/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: Blues and folk singer Karen Dalton was a prominent figure in 1960s New York. Idolized by Bob Dylan and Nick Cave, Karen discarded the traditional trappings of success and led an unconventional life until her early death. Since most images of Karen have been lost or destroyed, the film uses Karen’s dulcet melodies and interviews with loved ones to build a rich portrait of this singular woman and her hauntingly beautiful voice.

 

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers


KEYBOARD FANTASIES: THE BEVERLY GLENN-COPELAND STORY


Street Date: 11/23/21 (DVD Only)

Synopsis: As a sci-fi obsessed woman living in near isolation, Beverly Glenn-Copeland wrote and self-released Keyboard Fantasies in Huntsville, Ontario back in 1986. Recorded in an Atari-powered home studio, the cassette featured seven tracks of a curious folk-electronica hybrid, a sound realized far before its time.

Three decades later the musician – now Glenn Copeland – began to receive emails from people across the world, thanking him for the music they’d recently discovered. Courtesy of a record collector in Japan, a reissue of Keyboard Fantasies and the praise of Four Tet, Caribou and more, the music had finally found its audience two generations down the line.

Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story sees the protagonist commit his life and music to screen for the first time – an intimate coming of age story spinning pain and the suffering of prejudice into rhythm, hope and joy.

 

Bonus Features: Trailers



Street Date: 11/23/21 

Synopsis: Ma Belle, My Beauty explores the intimate re-encounter between two former lovers of a polyamorous triad. Bertie, a musician, has recently married and moved to southern France where she’s since been uninspired. Lane shows up hoping to get Bertie back in the swing of things — but old passions and pains simmer to the surface when Lane takes interest in another woman.

 

 

 

 

 

Bonus Features: Trailers

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