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1.
Harakiri (1962)
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An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn. (133 mins.)
 
2.
La Jetée (1962 Short Film)
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Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man... (28 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
3.
The Unscrupulous Ones (1962)
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This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man... (100 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
4.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers. (104 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
 
5.
Mafioso (1962)
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When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation. (105 mins.)
 
6.
The Devil's Trap (1962)
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(85 mins.)
 
7.
His Days Are Numbered (1962)
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A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work. (98 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
8.
Ivan's Childhood (1962)
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In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers. (95 mins.)
 
9.
The Sun in a Net (1962)
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Oldrich "Fajolo" Fajták (Marián Bielik), a student who directs quasi-existentialist verbal abuse at his girlfriend Bela Blazejová (Jana Beláková), takes off to a formally volunteer summer work camp at a farm where he meets her grandfather. (90 mins.)
Director: Stefan Uher
 
10.
Pitfall (1962)
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A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls. (97 mins.)
 
11.
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor. (90 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
12.
The Parallel Street (1962)
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(86 mins.)
 
13.
Le Doulos (1962)
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Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in... (108 mins.)
 
14.
The Condemned of Altona (1962)
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A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever. (114 mins.)
 
15.
Valparaiso (1964 Documentary)
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A travelogue of Valparaiso, Chile, a city built on steep hills. Life is a constant struggle against geography... (34 mins.)
Director: Joris Ivens
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16.
The Trial (1962)
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An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
17.
Il Sorpasso (1962)
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An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries. (105 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
18.
Mamma Roma (1962)
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After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment... (106 mins.)
 
19.
Billy Budd (1962)
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Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried. (123 mins.)
Director: Peter Ustinov
 
20.
Advise & Consent (1962)
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well. (139 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
21.
Gan no tera (1962)
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(98 mins.)
 
22.
Electra (1962)
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Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge. (110 mins.)
 
23.
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert. (147 mins.)
 
24.
Men and Beasts (1962)
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(178 mins.)
 
25.
Sundays and Cybele (1962)
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After killing a child when his plane crashes in a Vietnamese village, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia... (110 mins.)
 
26.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
27.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
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A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed. (123 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
28.
Das zweite Gleis (1962)
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Dark secrets from the Nazi era emerge in 1960's East Germany (80 mins.)
Director: Joachim Kunert
 
29.
Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano. (123 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
30.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
 
31.
Chûshingura (1962)
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor. (207 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
32.
War Hunt (1962)
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Dispatched to the front lines during the Korean War, an idealistic American soldier discovers the horrors of combat and comes at odds with a psychopathic member of his platoon. (83 mins.)
Director: Denis Sanders
 
33.
The Intruder (1962)
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A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble--trouble he soon finds he can't control. (84 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
34.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
35.
The Suitor (1962)
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Pierre is a shy man whose sole focus in life is studying astrology in solitude, which is often difficult... (83 mins.)
Director: Pierre Étaix
 
36.
Cape Fear (1962)
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A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail. (106 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
37.
Pravda (1966 Short Film)
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A silent art film based on the novella by Vladan Desnica. The film portrays reactions and imaginings of bystanders caused by a man beating a woman on the street. (11 mins.)
Director: Ante Babaja
 
38.
Thanatopsis (1962 Short Film)
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Introducing some innovative film techniques, Emshwiller won a Special Award at the Brussels Experimental... (5 mins.)
Director: Ed Emshwiller
 
39.
Domenica sera (1962 Documentary)
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(12 mins.)
Director: Franco Piavoli
 
40.
Lacrimae rerum (1962 Short Film)
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A psychedelic journey into dead nature, an eccentric classical music video, an ode to life itself. (11 mins.)