To Watch - Films

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1.
Elephant (2003)
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Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. (81 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
2.
The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994)
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A semi-autobiography of the first 28 years of the director, the Flemish anarchist Jan Bucquoy. (85 mins.)
Director: Jan Bucquoy
 
3.
You I Love (2004)
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On their first anniversary, Vera comes home to discover her boyfriend Tim in bed with another man. (86 mins.)
 
4.
Betty Blue (1986)
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A lackadaisical handyman and aspiring novelist tries to support his younger girlfriend as she slowly succumbs to madness. (120 mins.)
 
5.
The Castle (1997 TV Movie)
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When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise. (123 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
6.
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
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Shy, chain-smoking, insomniac Peter McGowan is an L.A. playwright with a string of hits that preceded his current ten years of failed productions... (107 mins.)
 
7.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive". (93 mins.)
Director: John Waters
 
8.
THX 1138 (1971)
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Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society. (86 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
 
9.
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
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A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law. (102 mins.)
 
10.
Mystery Train (1989)
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Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley. (110 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
11.
The Juniper Tree (1990)
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Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland in Iceland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft... (78 mins.)
Director: Nietzchka Keene
 
12.
Cold Fever (1995)
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A Japanese businessman travels to Iceland and has a series of misadventures while venturing to a remote area to perform a traditional burial ritual where his parents died several years back. (83 mins.)
 
13.
Falcons (2002)
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Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before... (91 mins.)
 
14.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (????)
A road movie based on on Tom Wolfe's book of the same name, in which author Ken Kesey takes a cross-country trip to see the World's Fair in New York. Much LSD is ingested.
 
15.
Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)
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An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control. (90 mins.)
Director: Júlíus Kemp
 
16.
Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways. (88 mins.)
 
17.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
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The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husband's restaurant. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
18.
The Lives of Others (2006)
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In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (137 mins.)
 
19.
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
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The good-hearted Harbour has spent his whole life trying to take care of his motherless and suicidal little brother... (111 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
 
20.
Tanguy (2001)
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Tanguy is 28 years old and still living with his parents. They think it's time he moves out. He doesn't, so they hatch a plan... (108 mins.)
 
21.
Howl (2010)
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As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized. (84 mins.)