FILM FUSTIANS Z CHANNEL FILMS

Z Channel: A Magnificant Obsession is a 2004 documentary by Xan Cassavetes chronicling the rise and fall of Los Angeles first movie channel and its programmer Jerry Harvey.

This is a list of the films mentioned in the documentary, most are worth checking out...

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1.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief... (120 mins.)
Director: Xan Cassavetes
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2.
A Safe Place (1971)
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A strange young woman lives in a fantasy world where she can never grow up. (94 mins.)
Director: Henry Jaglom
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3.
Images (1972)
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Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
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4.
Black Orpheus (1959)
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A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. (100 mins.)
Director: Marcel Camus
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5.
Welcome to L.A. (1976)
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The lives and romantic entanglements of a group of young adults who have achieved "overnight" success in Los Angeles. (106 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
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6.
The 400 Blows (1959)
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Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. (99 mins.)
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7.
Overlord (1975)
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During the war a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day. (83 mins.)
Director: Stuart Cooper
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8.
Fingers (1978)
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A dysfunctional young man is pulled between loyalties to his Italian mob-connected loan shark father and his mentally disturbed Jewish concert pianist mother. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
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9.
Some Call It Loving (1973)
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A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality. (103 mins.)
Director: James B. Harris
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Where this title, this list and the correct opinion on film is discussed each week.... ” - BarryFromOmaha
 
10.
The Decline of Western Civilization (1981 Documentary)
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The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag... (100 mins.)
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11.
Bad Timing (1980)
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A psychiatrist living in Vienna enters a torrid relationship with a married woman. When she ends up in the hospital from an overdose, an inspector becomes set on discovering the demise of their affair. (123 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
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12.
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
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Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies... (109 mins.)
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13.
Park Row (1952)
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The Globe is a small, but visionary newspaper started by Phineas Mitchell, an editor recently fired by The Star. The two newspapers become enemies, and the Star's ruthless heiress Charity Hackett decides to eliminate the competition. (83 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
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14.
Mädchen in Uniform (1958)
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After the death of her parents young girl Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a boarding school where Prussian drill rules the education... (95 mins.)
Director: Geza Radvanyi
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Where this title, this list and the correct opinion on film is discussed each week.... ” - BarryFromOmaha
 
15.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
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A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
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16.
Journey Among Women (1977)
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In colonial Australia, daughter of a judge helps a group of female convicts living in inhuman conditions escape. Aboriginal girl teaches them how to survive in the forest. One of them gets raped and killed. The group seeks revenge. (93 mins.)
Director: Tom Cowan
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17.
The Man from Acapulco (1973)
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Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book... (95 mins.)
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Where this title, this list and the correct opinion on film is discussed each week.... ” - BarryFromOmaha
 
18.
The Passenger (1975)
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A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance. (119 mins.)
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19.
La Notte (1961)
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A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship. (115 mins.)
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Where this title, this list and the correct opinion on film is discussed each week.... ” - BarryFromOmaha
 
20.
The Moon's Our Home (1936)
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A comedy about marriage and everything relating to it. New York novelist Henry Fonda meets up with an actress... (80 mins.)
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21.
1900 (1976)
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The epic tale of a class struggle in 20th Century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides. (317 mins.)
“ Director's Cut

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22.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests. (325 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ Director's Cut

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23.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Director's Cut

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24.
The Leopard (1963)
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The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily. (187 mins.)
“ Director's Cut

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25.
The Cricket (1980)
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Clio plays a fun loving girl who likes men. She leaves her home town and meets up with Wilma, a once famous singer... (101 mins.)
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26.
A Dama do Lotação (1978)
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Carlos and Solange, childhood sweethearts, marry after a chaste courtship. On their wedding night, Solange refuses to make love to him... (90 mins.)
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27.
Wifemistress (1977)
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Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid... (106 mins.)
Director: Marco Vicario
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28.
Turkish Delight (1973)
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Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy... (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
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29.
Salvador (1986)
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
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30.
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle. (158 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
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31.
L'Avventura (1960)
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other. (143 mins.)
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32.
Tatort (1970 TV Series)
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A long running German cop show where detectives work to solve a crime. (90 mins.)
“ Season 1 Episode 28 Tote Taube der Beethovenstrabe
Directed by Sam Fuller

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069349/

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33.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (160 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
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