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by gabilichowski | created - 02 May 2012 | updated - 13 Jun 2012 | Public

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1. Tishe! (2003)

82 min | Documentary

7.7
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The director films the street where he lives in St. Petersburg, for a whole year, documenting the changes caused by the celebration of its 300th anniversary.

Director: Victor Kossakovsky

Votes: 274

2. Récréations (1998)

54 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Claire Simon

Votes: 56

3. At All Costs (1995)

95 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Claire Simon

Votes: 28

4. Les patients (1990)

75 min | Documentary

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Director: Claire Simon | Star: Jean-Marie Bouvier

5. El ambulante (2010)

84 min | Documentary

7.8
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Meet Daniel Burmeister, the most prolific filmmaker you've never heard of. Armed with a camera, a lamp for night shoots, and enough charm to persuade entire towns to join in on his dreams, ... See full summary »

Directors: Eduardo de la Serna, Lucas Marcheggiano, Adriana Yurcovich | Star: Daniel Burmeister

Votes: 63

6. Diario Argentino (2007)

78 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Guadalupe Pérez García

Votes: 12

7. The Sky Turns (2004)

110 min | Documentary

7.0
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71 Metascore

One year in the life of a tiny village in northern Spain.

Director: Mercedes Álvarez | Stars: Peio Azketa, Hicham Chate, Cirilo Fernández, José Fernández

Votes: 323

8. Edifício Master (2002)

110 min | Documentary

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The daily lives and routine of 37 families living in a huge 12-story building in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro: their drama, aspirations, intimate revelations, loneliness, dreams...

Director: Eduardo Coutinho | Star: Fernando José

Votes: 914

9. Yo no sé qué me han hecho tus ojos (2003)

65 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Documentary on the life of Ada Falcón, one of the great legends of Argentine tango history. After seventy years of silence she finally tells her story.

Directors: Lorena Muñoz, Sergio Wolf | Stars: Ada Falcon, Miguel Ciacci, Aníbal Ford, Rolando Goyaud

Votes: 96

11. The 10th Judicial Court: Judicial Hearings (2004)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary

7.7
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The proceedings of a Paris courtroom are the grist for this documentary. Drawn from over 200 appearances before the same female judge, the director chooses a dozen or so varied misdemeanor ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Depardon | Star: Michèle Bernard-Requin

Votes: 492

12. Titicut Follies (1967)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.

Director: Frederick Wiseman

Votes: 3,202

13. High School (1969)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside Northeast High School as a fly on the wall to observe the teachers and how they interact with the students.

Director: Frederick Wiseman

Votes: 1,326

14. To Be and to Have (2002)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Family

7.9
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87 Metascore

A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.

Director: Nicolas Philibert | Stars: Georges Lopez, Alizé, Axel Thouvenin, Guillaume

Votes: 7,004 | Gross: $0.78M

15. Le pays des sourds (1992)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary

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With unerring curiousity and sensitivity, director Philbert portrays the difficulties and joys of being deaf, offering vivid portraits of people of all ages coping with and surmounting their challenges.

Director: Nicolas Philibert | Stars: Jean-Claude Poulain, Abou Bakar, Anh Tuan, Betty

Votes: 276

16. Every Little Thing (1997)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Music

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Documentary. The tranquil woods of the Loire Valley embrace the La Borde psychiatric clinic, an asylum in the truest sense of the word, where patients find sanctuary and repose. Patients ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Philibert

Votes: 151

17. Biografi (2001)

75 min | Documentary

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Director: Eline Flipse

18. Biografía de la locomotora (1948)

10 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Alfonso Acebal

19. Biografía de una lengua (1999 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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Director: Gloria Ribe | Stars: Julián Pastor, Óscar Yoldi

20. Biografías (1960)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Manuel Antin

21. Biografia e një nëne (1977)

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Director: Ismail Zhabjaku

22. Roberto Rossellini: appunti biografici (1964 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Giulio Macchi | Stars: Roberto Rossellini, Giulio Macchi

23. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 21,065 | Gross: $3.12M

24. RR (2007)

111 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: James Benning

Votes: 142

25. Casting a Glance (2007)

80 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: James Benning

Votes: 88

26. 13 Lakes (2004)

135 min | Documentary

7.2
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Shots of 13 great lakes in the USA, with each shot containing half water and half sky or land.

Director: James Benning

Votes: 198

27. Reporters (1981)

90 min | Documentary

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This documentary traces the unrewarding, cynical and difficult world of photographers.

Director: Raymond Depardon | Stars: Ursula Andress, Francis Apestéguy, Raymond Barre, Jean-Gabriel Barthélémy

Votes: 114

28. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 6,814 | Gross: $0.02M

29. The Battle of Chile: Part I (1975)

Not Rated | 191 min | Documentary

8.3
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The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández

Votes: 936

30. Estamira (2004)

121 min | Documentary

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Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who's been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Schizophrenic, but very charismatic, she's the leader of a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Prado | Star: Estamira

Votes: 553

31. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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77 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Hubert as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

Votes: 22,353