The Irishman, Marriage Story, American Factory 美国工厂, and Atlantics join the Criterion Collection
FOUR NETFLIX FILMS ADDED TO THE CRITERION COLLECTION
Academy Award Nominated films The Irishman, Marriage Story, American Factory 美国工厂 , and Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix winner Atlantics will be Available as Part of the Criterion Collection in 2020 ROMA’s Previously Announced Criterion Release is Set for February 11, 2020
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Hollywood, Calif. - Netflix is proud to announce that Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story, Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s American Factory 美国工厂, and Mati Diop’s Atlantics will join the Criterion Collection in 2020.
These four films will join Alfonso Cuaron's three-time Academy Award winning ROMA, which was previously announced as the first Netflix film to receive a home video debut via the Criterion Collection. ROMA will be available on Criterion DVD and Blu-ray on February 11.
Premiering on Netflix and in theaters in 2019, this collection of films from legendary filmmakers will join the important classic and contemporary films in the Criterion library.
The Irishman premiered at the 2019 New York Film Festival and was immediately embraced by cinema lovers. The film went on to premiere internationally at the London Film Festival and screen in countless festivals globally, and then debuted in theaters on November 1, 2019 and on Netflix November 27. The film received five Golden Globe nominations, ten BAFTA nominations, and ten Academy Award nominations, in addition to being named Best Film of the Year by the National Board of Review and NY Film Critics Circle. With his ninth Directing nomination, Martin Scorsese is the most-nominated living director in Academy history.
Marriage Story premiered at the 2019 Venice Film Festival, followed by the Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival and the London International Film Festival. The film, which began its theatrical release on November 6, 2019 and released on Netflix on December 6, has become one of the most critically acclaimed and celebrated films of the year. Marriage Story won Best Film at the Gotham Awards and received six Golden Globe nominations, the most of any film, with Laura Dern winning the Golden Globe and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress. This was followed by six Academy Award nominations. It has received multiple SAG, BAFTA and PGA nominations.
American Factory 美国工厂 premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival where directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert won the Directing Award for U.S. Documentary. Produced with Participant Media, American Factory is the first title presented by President and Mrs. Obama’s Higher Ground Productions. Since its August release, the film has gone on to become one of the most honored documentaries of the year, nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary as well as the Best Documentary BAFTA award. For Reichert, American Factory 美国工厂 marks her fourth Oscar nomination in a pioneering, fifty year filmmaking career.
Atlantics premiered in competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Grand Prix. The film is Diop’s feature directorial debut and she is the first black woman to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes. The film went on to play the Toronto Film Festival, where Diop was awarded the inaugural Mary Pickford Award, recognizing emerging female talent. Atlantics was on the Academy shortlist for the Best International Feature Film Oscar and Diop received a DGA Nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director.
Each Criterion Collection release will include exclusive behind-the-scenes content, special features and a filmmaker-supervised master. The ROMA Criterion release will include Road to Roma, a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Cuarón, as well as many other special features.
AMERICAN FACTORY 美国工厂
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DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
4K digital master, supervised by director Alfonso Cuarón, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
Road to "Roma," a new documentary about the making of the film, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and an interview with Cuarón
Snapshots from the Set, a new documentary featuring actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, producers Gabriela Rodríguez and Nicolás Celis, production designer Eugenio Caballero, casting director Luis Rosales, executive producer David Linde, and others
New documentaries about the film's sound and postproduction processes, featuring Cuarón; Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay, and Craig Henighan from the postproduction sound team; editor Adam Gough; postproduction supervisor Carlos Morales; and finishing artist Steven J. Scott
New documentary about the film's ambitious theatrical campaign and social impact in Mexico, featuring Celis and Rodríguez
Nothing at Stake, a new video essay by filmmaker :: kogonada
PLUS: Essays by novelist Valeria Luiselli and historian Enrique Krauze, along with (Blu-ray only) writing by author Aurelio Asiain and production-design images with notes by Caballero
2018 * 135 minutes * Black & White * Dolby Atmos/ 5.1 surround * In Spanish and Mixtec with English subtitles * 2.39:1 aspect ratio
January 27, 2020 6:53am ET by Netflix