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1.
Ivan Kondarev (1974)
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The film shows Bulgaria after the First World War - different destinies, different turns on both sides of the political barricade. A life full of contradictions and passion. (169 mins.)
Director: Nikola Korabov
 
2.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
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Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
3.
A Merry War (1997)
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Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius... (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Bierman
 
4.
Lisbon Story (1994)
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend... (100 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
5.
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
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Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino... (112 mins.)
 
6.
Wrong Move (1975)
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A writer goes on a road trip across West Germany with a group of eclectic people he meets along the way. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
7.
On Tour (1990)
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Two actors leave on a theatrical tour, but there is a matter to be settled: one has become the lover... (91 mins.)
 
8.
L'abbuffata (2007)
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A pair of Italian filmmakers go to Rome to find a star for their first project. (100 mins.)
 
9.
La fabbrica dei tedeschi (2008 Documentary)
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During the night between 5th and 6th December 2007 a serious fire invests line 5 of the establishment ThyssenKrupp (Turin... (90 mins.)
 
10.
The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
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"The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for... (112 mins.)
 
11.
Que Viva Mexico (1979 Documentary)
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Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state. (90 mins.)
 
12.
Land and Freedom (1941)
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13.
Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)
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As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar. (88 mins.)
 
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15.
Villa Rides (1968)
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Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico. (125 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
16.
Fireworks (1997)
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Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions. (103 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
17.
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
 
18.
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
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Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy. (93 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
19.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
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An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
20.
Kagemusha (1980)
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A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place. (180 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
21.
Facing Windows (2003)
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Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ... (106 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
22.
Night on Earth (1991)
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night. (129 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
23.
Sanshiro Sugata (1943)
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Sugata, a young man, struggles to learn the nuance and meaning of judo, and in doing so comes to learn something of the meaning of life. (79 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
24.
Kundun (1997)
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From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems. (134 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
25.
Sleepers (1996)
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After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge. (147 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
26.
Babel (2006)
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Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families. (143 mins.)
 
27.
Breathless (1960)
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
28.
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war. (90 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
31.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
32.
Frozen (2010)
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3 skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death. (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Green
 
33.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 mins.)
 
34.
Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (153 mins.)
 
35.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
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After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
36.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
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Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected. (98 mins.)
 
37.
Inside Man (2006)
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A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
38.
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
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The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine. (133 mins.)
 
39.
Day for Night (1973)
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew. (115 mins.)
 
40.
Orpheus (1950)
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
 
41.
War and Peace (1966)
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A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife... (427 mins.)
 
42.
Fontamara (1980)
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Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors)... (139 mins.)
Director: Carlo Lizzani
 
43.
Il caso Dozier (1993 TV Movie)
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Freely inspired from a historical event. In December 1981, American officer James Lee Dozier is kidnapped in Verona by a "Brigate Rosse" commando... (89 mins.)
Director: Carlo Lizzani
 
45.
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
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This surrealist film consists of a series of only vaguely related episodes, most famously the dinner... (104 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
46.
Double Dynamite (1951)
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An innocent bank teller, suspected of embezzlement, is aided by an eccentric, wisecracking waiter. (80 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
47.
High Heels (1991)
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A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends... (112 mins.)
 
48.
The Ages of Lulu (1990)
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The story of a young woman's descent into the kinky and dangerous sexual underground in Madrid. (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
49.
Shadows (1959)
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Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City. (81 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
50.
Biutiful (2010)
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This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. (148 mins.)
 
51.
The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
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A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak. (110 mins.)
 
52.
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
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A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s. (150 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
 
53.
Land and Freedom (1995)
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David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
54.
Carla's Song (1996)
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1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious... (127 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
55.
Bread and Tulips (2000)
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After being forgotten in a highway café during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life by herself in Venice. (114 mins.)
Director: Silvio Soldini
 
56.
Memento (2000)
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A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle. (113 mins.)
 
57.
Naked Lunch (1991)
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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
 
58.
Lucky Luciano (1973)
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Biopic of Mafia boss Lucky Luciano, covering his life from 1946 to 1962 with occasional flashbacks. (105 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
59.
¡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.
 
60.
Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
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Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone. (177 mins.)
 
61.
Run Lola Run (1998)
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After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. (81 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
62.
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.)
 
63.
Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
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Total, a young bank cashier, has been wondering for some time if his life, with its grey, dismal prospect... (126 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
64.
Variety Lights (1951)
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A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises. (93 mins.)
 
65.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
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Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
 
66.
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party... (129 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
67.
La seconda volta (1995)
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Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking... (80 mins.)
 
68.
Neruda (2016)
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An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
69.
Things from Another World (2011)
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Maroso Golfetto is a firm manager from Veneto who is always yelling at his employees, all either immigrants or Southern Italians... (95 mins.)
 
70.
First Love (2004)
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Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet... (100 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
 
71.
Paris, Texas (1984)
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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family. (145 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
72.
Revolution (1985)
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New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son... (126 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
73.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
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In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world. (82 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
74.
La Vie en Rose (2007)
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Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy. (140 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan