Films from the 50's

Such a great decade for films,


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1.
Bob le Flambeur (1956)
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Bob, an old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend... (98 mins.)
Director: Melville
“ Cinema del prisionero parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
2.
Mr. Arkadin (1955)
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An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger. (93 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ Cinema del prisionero parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
3.
The Vikings (1958)
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A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. (116 mins.)
“ Cinema del prisionero parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
4.
Beat the Devil (1953)
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On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen... (89 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
5.
Moby Dick (1956)
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The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. (116 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
6.
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
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A marine and a nun form an unlikely friendship. The marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific island and the nun has been left behind there; they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war. (108 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Arte Povera – Im Spazio parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
7.
Roots (1954)
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Mexican and Latin-American classic. Four independent stories based on writer Francisco Rojas Gonzáles's work... (103 mins.)
Director: Benito Alazraki
“ Zoopraxiscopio parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
8.
Artists and Models (1955)
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Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book. (109 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
“ Cinéma Pur parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
9.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
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To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
“ Cinéma Pur parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
10.
Giants and Toys (1958)
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In the middle of a fierce commercial competition between three caramel companies, an executive builds up a ditsy teenage girl as a mascot while simultaneously trying to uncover the rival companies' plans. (95 mins.)
“ Théâtre Optique parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
11.
Lake of the Dead (1958)
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A group of friends travel to a cabin in the Norwegian forest. It's a rumor that at night a crazy man can be heard screaming at a lake nearby the cabin. (76 mins.)
“ Lucky Imaging parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
12.
The Burmese Harp (1956)
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In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk. (116 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
“ Lucky Imaging parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
13.
The White Reindeer (1952)
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A newly wed woman goes to the local shaman to get some help with her lovelife, but instead gets turned into a white reindeer vampire. (74 mins.)
Director: Erik Blomberg
“ Film Semiotics parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
14.
Dieu a besoin des hommes (1950)
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The island of Sein,in the nineteenth century,in Brittany.A crude population lives here,on these windy shores ,estranged from the rest of the world. (100 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
“ Film Semiotics parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
15.
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
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A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit." (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ Film Semiotics parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
16.
The Magic Box (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema. (118 mins.)
Director: John Boulting
“ Kirlian Photography parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
17.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)
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A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan. (208 mins.)
“ Fluency Heuristics parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
18.
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)
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As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals. (181 mins.)
“ Fluency Heuristics parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
19.
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. (95 mins.)
“ Sabattier Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
20.
Picnic on the Grass (1959)
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Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination... (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Sabattier Effect parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
21.
Salome (1953)
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After her banishment from Rome, Jewish Princess Salome returns to her Roman-ruled native land of Galilee where prophet John the Baptist preaches against Salome's parents, King Herod and Queen Herodias. (103 mins.)
“ Film à clef parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
22.
A Journey to the Beginning of Time (1955)
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For Czech version: Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites. (93 mins.)
“ Film à clef parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
23.
The Deadly Invention (1958)
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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano. (78 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
“ Film à clef parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
24.
Bajaja (1950)
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Bayaya, a young peasant, protected by the spirit of his dead mother, arrives at the castle of the King... (87 mins.)
Director: Jirí Trnka
“ Film à clef parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
25.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)
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The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare... (76 mins.)
Director: Jirí Trnka
“ Film à clef parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
26.
Miracle in Milan (1951)
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An old woman finds a baby among the cauliflowers in her garden. She takes care of the orphan, and calls him Totò... (100 mins.)
“ Film à clef parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
27.
Window Water Baby Moving (1959 Documentary)
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Stan Brakhage films the birth of his first child, Myrrena. (13 mins.)
Director: Stan Brakhage
“ Film à clef parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
28.
Martin Luther (1953)
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Biopic of German priest Martin Luther covering his life between 1505-1530 A.D. and the birth of the Protestant Reformation movement. (105 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
“ Shadow Theatre parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
29.
The Ogre of Athens (1956)
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A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large. He briefly and reluctantly rules the underworld until they realize their mistake. (103 mins.)
“ Shadow Theatre parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
30.
Désirée (1954)
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The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France. (110 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Shadow Theatre parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
31.
David and Bathsheba (1951)
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After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel. (116 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ Azione Teatrale parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
32.
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
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An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her. (115 mins.)
“ Optic Chiasm parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
33.
Ordet (1955)
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Follows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town. (126 mins.)
“ Optic Chiasm parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
34.
Maya Bazaar (1957)
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The story revolves around the characters in the Hindu Epic "The Mahabharata" and is set in Dwaraka, the hometown of Lord Krishna (NTR)... (192 mins.)
“ Gaze Heuristic parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
35.
Executive Suite (1954)
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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Gaze Heuristic parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
36.
Helen of Troy (1956)
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The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Gaze Heuristic parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
37.
Orpheus (1950)
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
“ Droste Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
38.
War and Peace (1956)
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. (208 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Benton Hologram parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
39.
Solomon and Sheba (1959)
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After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba. (141 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Benton Hologram parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
40.
La muerte enamorada (1951)
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Rivas is an insurance sales man who hadn't been lucky in his life. He offered many times to live less years in exchange of a better live... (87 mins.)
“ Benton Hologram parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
41.
Qivitoq (1956)
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In this visual masterpiece and first Oscar nominated Danish film, young teacher Eva arriving in Greenland, surprising her fiancée in the arms of a woman. Seeking refuge, she meets a man also carrying a broken heart in the scenic landscape. (119 mins.)
Director: Erik Balling
“ Benton Hologram parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
42.
Two Careful Fellows (1953)
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Two best friends clash when one marries the girlfriend of the other. (111 mins.)
“ Benton Hologram parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
43.
The Music Room (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity. (100 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
44.
The Little World of Don Camillo (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In a village of the Po valley where the earth is hard and life miserly, the priest and the communist... (107 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
45.
Marianne of My Youth (1955)
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A young man in a Bavarian boarding school falls in love with a mysterious girl. (105 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
46.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
47.
Party Girl (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Lawyer Thomas Farrell is a defender of crooks. Vicki Gayle encourages him improve his reputation, but mob king Rico Angelo insists otherwise. (99 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
48.
Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A captured architect designs an ingenious plan to ensure the impregnability of tomb of a self-absorbed Pharaoh, obsessed with the security of his next life. (106 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Chiasmatic Groove parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
49.
Westward the Women (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A trail guide escorts a group of women from Chicago to California to marry men that have recently began settling there. (118 mins.)
“ Coandă Effect parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
50.
The Counterfeit Coin (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story... (127 mins.)
Director: Yorgos Javellas
“ Coandă Effect parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
51.
Mia zoi tin ehoume (1958)
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A bank teller discovers an accounting error and becomes rich (111 mins.)
“ Coandă Effect parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
52.
Peppino e Violetta (1951)
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This film is about St Francis of Assisi, the patron St of animals. (82 mins.)
Director: Maurice Cloche
“ Coandă Effect parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
53.
Victims of Sin (1951)
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In México City, a Cuban dancer from "Cabaret Changó" rescues a baby from a garbage can and decides to raise him, but her pachuco pimp gets in her way. (90 mins.)
“ Coandă Effect parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
54.
Reportaje (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A press mogul (Ferriz) offers 10 thousand pesos to the journalist who discover the best news on New Year's Eve... (103 mins.)
“ Coandă Effect parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
55.
Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
“ Roman à clef parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
56.
Knock on Wood (1954)
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Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has to see another love affair fail. The reason: when the relationship reaches... (103 mins.)
“ Roman à clef parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
57.
The Court Jester (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king. (101 mins.)
“ Roman à clef parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
58.
The Prisoner (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. As a prince of his church, and a popular hero of this people... (95 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
“ Roman à clef parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
59.
Beauties of the Night (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life. (87 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Contrapposto parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
60.
The Emperor and the Golem (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Rudolph II, the Holy Roman Emperor, does not have a simple life. And yet he manages to complicate it even more with his frequent outbursts of anger... (144 mins.)
Director: Martin Fric
“ Contrapposto parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
61.
Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The adventures of a cute little panda, a dragon god and an evil serpent. (79 mins.)
Director: Taiji Yabushita
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
62.
Magic Boy (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young Japanese boy climbs a mountain in search of a magic wizard. The youth finds the wizard, and is tutored by him. Reinforced with magic powers, the boy eventually fights, and defeats the evil witches of down under. (83 mins.)
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
63.
Good Morning (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two boys begin a silence strike to press their parents into buying them a television set. (94 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
64.
The Red Inn (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the... (98 mins.)
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
65.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
66.
The Egyptian (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend... (139 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
67.
King Creole (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
68.
Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Eschnapur, a local Maharajah and a German architect fall in-love with the same temple dancer. (101 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
69.
The Indian Tomb (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne. (102 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Kikuchi Lines parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
70.
The Rickshaw Man (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly. (103 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
“ Vue d´Optique parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
71.
Nippon tanjô (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
“ Vue d´Optique parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
72.
The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The film dramatizes about a dozen vignettes from the life of St. Francis and his early followers - starting... (85 mins.)
“ Vue d´Optique parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
73.
La macchina ammazzacattivi (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A demon bestows on a self-righteous working photographer's camera the power to smite from the Earth "evil-doers"... (80 mins.)
“ Vue d´Optique parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
74.
“ Vue d´Optique parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
75.
Ugetsu (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
76.
The Crucified Lovers (1954)
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Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out. (102 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
77.
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
78.
The King of the Neighborhood (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A small-time con artist gets more for what he bargained for when one of his would-be victims falls in love with him. (100 mins.)
“ Vue d´Optique parte 2 ” - cineindependientemx
 
79.
The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour... (90 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Vue d´Optique parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
80.
The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. (138 mins.)
“ Vue d´Optique parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
81.
He Who Must Die (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted... (122 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
“ Optic Flow parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
82.
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary... (158 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
“ Optic Flow parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
83.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation. (99 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ Optic Flow parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
84.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ Optic Flow parte 3 ” - cineindependientemx
 
85.
Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive. (78 mins.)
“ Triboluminescence parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
86.
Nazarin (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor. (94 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
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87.
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88.
Si yo fuera diputado (1952)
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Tired of the same politicians, who never do anything to improve their welfare, people from a poor neighborhood decide to support the local shoeshine boy (Cantinflas) for public office. (95 mins.)
“ Blue Hour parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
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The Sword and the Dragon (1956)
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A mythical knight goes on an epic journey and fights barbarian hordes in an ancient land. (87 mins.)
“ Blue Hour parte 1 ” - cineindependientemx
 
90.
The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
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At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes... (128 mins.)
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Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
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92.
Le Plaisir (1952)
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Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women... (97 mins.)
Director: Max Ophüls
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93.
Lola Montès (1955)
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The film tells the tragic story of Lola Montès, a great adventurer who becomes the main attraction of... (116 mins.)
Director: Max Ophuls
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94.
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain. (122 mins.)
Director: Albert Lewin
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95.
Mr. Peek-a-Boo (1951)
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A mild-mannered government bureaucrat discovers that he has the ability to walk through walls. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean Boyer
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96.
Quo Vadis (1951)
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero. (171 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
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97.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)
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Biopic of Australian swimming champ and entertainer Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent. (115 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
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98.
I'll Never Forget You (1951)
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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
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Father Amine (1950)
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Director: Youssef Chahine
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The Magician (1958)
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When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports... (101 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
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