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1.
Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (1985 Short Film)
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The violent love between poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine. (43 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
2.
San Diego Surf (1968)
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Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr... (90 mins.)
 
3.
Modesty and Shame (1992 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Hervé Guibert
 
4.
Hotel de France (1987)
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(98 mins.)
 
5.
Little Joe (2009 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Nicole Haeusser
 
6.
The Savior (1971)
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In 1943, rural French teenager Nanette meets an injured British airman and decides to give him shelter at her family's farm after falling in-love with him. (105 mins.)
Director: Michel Mardore
 
7.
Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
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Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl... (121 mins.)
Director: Valerio Zurlini
 
8.
Nouvelle vague (1990)
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Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods... (90 mins.)
 
9.
Satantango (1994)
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Plotting on a payment they are about to receive, residents of a collapsing collective farm see their plans turn into desolation when they discover that Irimiás, a former co-worker who they thought was dead, is coming back to the village. (450 mins.)
Director: Béla Tarr
 
10.
Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
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A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred. (100 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
11.
Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes (1966)
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Daniel needs some money to buy a duffle coat that is in fashion, so he agrees to work for a photographer by dressing up as Santa Claus... (50 mins.)
Director: Jean Eustache
 
12.
Moderato cantabile (1960)
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A wealthy and bored woman is witness of a murder in affection and meets another witness. She asks him about the history of the victim and falls in love with him. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
 
13.
Mourir à Madrid (1963 Documentary)
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To Die in Madrid (French: Mourir à Madrid) is a 1963 French documentary film about the Spanish Civil War, directed by Frédéric Rossif. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. (85 mins.)
 
14.
Fox and His Friends (1975)
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Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict... (123 mins.)
 
15.
The Loves of Ondine (1968)
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Ondine is a gay man attempting to re-adjust his sexuality via various encounters with different women... (86 mins.)
 
16.
Rachel, Rachel (1968)
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Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go. (101 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
 
17.
Beethoven's Nephew (1985)
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In an effort to provide a secure future for his nephew Karl, Beethoven is fighting his sister-in-law over the custody for the boy... (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrissey
 
18.
Summer (1986)
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It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her... (98 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
 
19.
I Am a Cat (1975)
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The cat of the title roams around the house of a poor schoolteacher in the late 19th century, observing the goings-on of the teacher and his neighbors. (88 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
20.
The Naked City (1948)
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New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder. (96 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
21.
Pretty Poison (1968)
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When a mentally disturbed young man tells a pretty girl that he's a secret agent, she believes him, and murder and mayhem ensue. (89 mins.)
Director: Noel Black
 
22.
Judith Therpauve (1978)
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(125 mins.)
 
23.
The Lady of Musashino (1951)
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Set in post-war Japan, The Lady of Musashino tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close. (88 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
24.
Providence (1977)
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Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives... (110 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
25.
New Old (1979)
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(67 mins.)
 
26.
Boxes (2007)
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A woman sifts through boxes filled with memories of her past seeks forgivness from the ghosts who still haunt her. (95 mins.)
Director: Jane Birkin
 
27.
Une femme fidèle (1976)
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Charles is wealthy, a French venture capitalist in the 1830s; he's also an aristocratic assassin, prompting duels for political... (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
28.
L'éternel retour (1943)
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This is a retelling of Tristan and Isolde, set in 1940s France. The script was written by Jean Cocteau. (107 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
 
29.
Celia (1989)
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An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia. (102 mins.)
Director: Ann Turner
 
30.
The Puppetmaster (1993)
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In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joines a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently... (142 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
31.
Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol)... (100 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
32.
Black Girl (1966)
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A black girl from Senegal becomes a servant in France. (65 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene
 
33.
There Will Be No Leave Today (1959)
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Soldiers undertake the perilous task of removing a stockpile of World War II bombshells discovered during roadworks under the ground of a small village. (45 mins.)
 
34.
The State of Things (1982)
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On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended... (121 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
35.
Chelsea Girls (1966)
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Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen. (210 mins.)
 
36.
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
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In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn. (120 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
37.
Europe '51 (1952)
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Irene Girard is an ambassador's wife and used to living in luxury. After the dramatic death of her son... (118 mins.)
 
38.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
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A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
39.
Mamirolle (2000)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Brigitte Coscas
 
40.
Adieu Philippine (1962)
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Michel is a young technician in the fledgling TV industry and is due for military service in two months at the time of the Algerian War... (106 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rozier
 
41.
Marianna Ucrìa (1997)
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Sicily 18th century, Marianna Ucria is a 12-year-old deaf-mute from an aristocratic family of Palermo... (108 mins.)
Director: Roberto Faenza
 
42.
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
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A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside. (88 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
43.
Sequoia (1934)
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Toni lives with her father, writer Matthew Martin, in the Sequoia forests of California. While walking... (71 mins.)
 
44.
¡Que viva Mexico! (1932)
Having revolutionized film editing through such masterworks of montage as Potemkin and Strike, Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein emigrated west in hopes of testing the capabilities of the American film industry.
 
45.
Evil Eye (1963)
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A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings. (86 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
46.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985)
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The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother. (138 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
47.
A Wedding (1978)
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The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
48.
Yellow Earth (1984)
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'Yellow Earth' focuses on the story of a communist soldier who is sent to the countryside to collect folk songs for the Communist Revolution... (86 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
49.
Nippon tanjô (1959)
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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne... (182 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
50.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon