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The Criterion Collection announces April releases

Criterion has announced five titles for Blu-ray release in April, which are sure to get film lovers on both sides of the pond excited.

On April 14th, it will release Preston Sturges’ Sullivan’s Travels (1941) and Carol ReedOdd Man Out (1947).

On April 21, it will release Jean Renoir’s The River (1951). And on April 28th, it will release Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le silence de la mer (1949) and Peter YatesThe Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973).

All details of each release, as well as the artworks are below, and all available to pre-order over at Amazon.com.

Sullivan’s Travels

Tired of churning out lightweight comedies, Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea) decides to make O Brother, Where Art Thou?—a serious, socially responsible film about human suffering. After his producers point out that he knows nothing of hardship, Sullivan hits the road disguised as a hobo. En route to enlightenment,

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