Story of a Three Day Pass
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The Story of a Three Day Pass
New 4k restoration by IndieCollect in consultation with Mario Van Peebles with support from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
“AMONG THE GREAT AMERICAN FILMS OF THE SIXTIES."
-Richard Brody, New Yorker
"HIS DISARMINGLY ROMANTIC DEBUT FEATURE DESERVES A PLACE IN THE CANON."
-A.O. Scott, The New York Times
"This unique bittersweet love story is one of my favorite films from my father. It’s also one of his most personal, and triggered my own passion for filmmaking. I'm thrilled to be collaborating with IndieCollect and the Criterion Collection on this gorgeous new restoration, and to work with Janus Films to bring it back to the screen. Giving audiences the opportunity to discover (or rediscover) it through the lens of today is exciting, and I'm looking forward to the conversations ahead."
-Mario Van Peebles
The release on Friday of Spike Lee’s new movie, “Da 5 Bloods,” about four black Vietnam War veterans who return to the country where they fought and to their memories of the time, brought to mind both Lee’s earlier film “The Miracle at St. Anna” and a remarkable precursor of both, Melvin Van Peebles ...