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1.
Kanal (1957)
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In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement. (91 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
2.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
3.
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
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Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician. (96 mins.)
 
4.
Paths of Glory (1957)
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After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
5.
12 Angry Men (1957)
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. (96 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
6.
The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter. (97 mins.)
 
7.
Wild Strawberries (1957)
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (91 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
8.
Throne of Blood (1957)
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
9.
A Farewell to Arms (1957)
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An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit. (152 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
10.
Czlowiek na torze (1957)
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In 1950, at night, a passenger train kills a man on the tracks. He is Orzechowski, an engineer since 1914... (89 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk
 
11.
Nymphlight (1957 Short Film)
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An experimental short film from Joseph Cornell documenting a day in the park with birds and people. (8 mins.)
 
12.
Glimpse of the Garden (1957 Documentary)
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An exploration of a garden, accompanied by birdsong. (5 mins.)
 
13.
Black River (1957)
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Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S... (114 mins.)
 
14.
Bitter Victory (1957)
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A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers. (102 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
15.
He Who Must Die (1957)
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Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted... (122 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
16.
Abandon Ship (1957)
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner. (100 mins.)
Director: Richard Sale
 
17.
The D.I. (1957)
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Gunnery Sergeant Jim Moore is one of the toughest Drill Instructors on Parris Island. But he's got a thorn in his side: Pvt... (106 mins.)
Director: Jack Webb
 
18.
The One That Got Away (1957)
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A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again. (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
 
19.
An Affair to Remember (1957)
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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? (115 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
20.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
21.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. (161 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
22.
The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
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A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
23.
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him. (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
24.
Zimowy zmierzch (1957)
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Rumsza, the elderly railwayman, leading a sedate life with his wife, misses his only remaining son (two older boys were killed in the war)... (94 mins.)
 
25.
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become? (126 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
26.
Nine Lives (1957)
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The movie takes place during World War II and depicts the true story of Jan Baalsruds amazing escape... (96 mins.)
Director: Arne Skouen
 
27.
Edge of the City (1957)
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Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk. (85 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
28.
Time Without Pity (1957)
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The day before a man is to be executed, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence. (85 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
29.
Men in War (1957)
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During the Korean War, a battle-worn lieutenant and his platoon are behind enemy lines, and have orders to march to Hill 465 for possible relief. (102 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
30.
Fëmijët e saj (1957 Short Film)
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Events take place in an isolated mountainous village where a rabid dog bites the son of Fatime. The woman has to decide where to take her son, to the doctor or to Aunt Remja, an old woman who practices magic. (14 mins.)
Director: Hysen Hakani