Archive: Oct 2015

(these films are not coming to a theatre near you)

This list is a response to repeated student requests for quality films to watch. Be forewarned: Unless you are multilingual, prepare for subtitles and not all these films are for everyone (just move on down the list!). I list films in the order that I imagine the non-film buff will find most accessible.

Cache, Haneke

Wings of Desire, Wenders

The Third Man, Reed (Welles)

Spring. Summer, Fall, and Spring  Ki-duk

Shadows, Cassavettes

Citizen Kane, Welles

To Live, Zhang Yimou

Ripley’s Game, Scott

Touch of Evil, Welles

The Lives of Others, von Donnersmarck

Talk to Her, Almodóvar

Repulsion, Polanski

Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Herzog

La Strada, Fellini

Amour, Haneke

The Bicycle Thief, De Sica

The Rules of the Game, Renoir

The Turin Horse, Tarr (not for those with ADD)

Touch of Evil, Welles

Wild Strawberries, Bergman

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, Fassbinder

M, Lang

White Ribbon, Handeke

Raise the Red Lantern, Yimou Zhang

Dead Man, Jim Jarmusch

The Killing of Chinese Bookie, Cassavettes

Solaris, Tarvosky

Stroszek, Herzog

Farewell My Concubine, Kaige Chen

Jules and Jim, Trufffaut

Umberto D. De Sica

Belle de Jour, Buñuel

The Complete Metropolis, Lang

Breathless, Godard

Bad Education, Almodóvar

Ikiru, Kurosowa

Grand Illusion, Renoir

Werckmeister Harmonies, Tarr

The Three Colors Trilogy, Kieslowski

400 Blows, Truffaut

Mirror, Tarvosky

Seventh Seal, Bergman

The Stalker, Tarvosky

Last Year at Marienbad, Godard

Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight), Welles

The Marriage of Maria Braun, Fassbinder

Rashomon, Kurosawa


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