Innovative movies you should watch

I'd also like to add short film "A espera", from Ernesto Solis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAIoPmqd4aw
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1.
Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
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The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant. (125 mins.)
Director: Ciro Guerra
 
2.
Alguien mató algo (1999 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
Director: Jorge Navas
“ https://vimeo.com/91353018 ” - guisreis
 
3.
Animal político (2016)
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A cow tries to convince herself she's really happy. But one evening, just before Christmas, she is overwhelmed by a sense of emptiness - a strange... (76 mins.)
Director: Tião
 
4.
Moby & the Void Pacific Choir: Are You Lost in the World Like Me (2016 Video)
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Max Fleischer-style animated video from the album "These Systems Are Failing" which questions the impact of technology on modern society. (3 mins.)
Director: Steve Cutts
“ https://youtu.be/VASywEuqFd8 ” - guisreis
 
5.
Barry Lyndon (1975)
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. (184 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
6.
Bambi Meets Godzilla (1974 Short Film)
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Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet? (2 mins.)
“ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXCUBVS4kfQ ” - guisreis
 
7.
Batman: Ashes to Ashes (2009 Short Film)
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1938 Driven by different, but nevertheless essential reasons, Eddy, Charles and Sergio decide to break into the huge manor that overhangs the city... (18 mins.)
“ https://vimeo.com/18524481 ” - guisreis
 
8.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
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A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich. (112 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
9.
Beauties of the Night (1952)
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A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life. (87 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
10.
Big Fish (2003)
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A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life. (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
11.
Bimbo's Initiation (1931 Short Film)
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Bimbo the dog is initiated into a secret society in a sadistic 'fun house'; then Betty Boop (with dog's ears) takes a hand. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ https://youtu.be/gua71Ia7rAU ” - guisreis
 
12.
Snow White (2012)
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A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter. (104 mins.)
Director: Pablo Berger
 
13.
Boyhood (2014)
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The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college. (165 mins.)
 
14.
Brazil (1985)
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A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error, and becomes an enemy of the state. (132 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
15.
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
“ The screenplay was extremely innovative for that time. Though, what impressed me the most was the amazing scenario. ” - guisreis
 
16.
Christine (1983)
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
17.
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
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A road movie about a German man who went to the North East of Brazil in the 1942 to sell Aspirin. (99 mins.)
Director: Marcelo Gomes
 
18.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
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An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
 
19.
Cool World (1992)
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A comic strip femme fatale seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
20.
Coraline (2009)
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An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
21.
Deu no Jornal (2005 Short Film)
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Director: Yanko Del Pino
“ http://portacurtas.org.br/filme/?name=deu_no_jornal ” - guisreis
 
22.
Dick Tracy (1990)
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob. (105 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
23.
Duck Amuck (1953 Short Film)
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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
24.
The Employment (2008 Short Film)
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A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level. (7 mins.)
“ https://vimeo.com/32966847 ” - guisreis
 
25.
En la cama (2005)
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Can strangers connect? Can casual sex become something else? In Santiago, Daniela and Bruno, both about 30... (85 mins.)
Director: Matías Bize
 
26.
Enchanted (2007)
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A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer. (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
 
27.
Look Who's Back (2015)
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Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society. (116 mins.)
Director: David Wnendt
 
28.
Amélie (2001)
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Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
 
29.
The Weeknd: False Alarm (2016 Video)
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Creative Music Video about an intense robbery and the trouble that comes with it. (6 mins.)
Director: Ilya Naishuller
“ https://youtu.be/CW5oGRx9CLM ” - guisreis
 
30.
A Fantasy (1908 Short Film)
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The first all-animated film in history, a series of scenes without much narrative structure, but morphing into each other. (2 mins.)
Director: Émile Cohl
“ The first animation film ever! ” - guisreis
 
31.
The Celebration (1998)
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At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
 
32.
O Homem que pintava músicas (2013 Short Film)
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What is the sound of a red blur? And of yellow with a little gray... Is there a soundtrack of the mountains, or the music of the sea? Votagus is looking for something beyond this answers. (16 mins.)
“ Screenplay is not very good, but animation is awesome, extremely innovative. http://ohomemquepintavamusicas.blogspot.com.br/ ” - guisreis
 
33.
Isle of Flowers (1989 Documentary)
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian... (13 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
34.
Joe's Apartment (1996)
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A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches. (80 mins.)
Director: John Payson
 
35.
Kryptonite (2015)
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An Argentinian adaptation of the Justice League series. (80 mins.)
Director: Nicanor Loreti
 
36.
Kung Fury (2015 Short Film)
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In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - kung fuhrer Hitler. (31 mins.)
Director: David Sandberg
 
37.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
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In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
 
38.
Leningrad: Kolshik (2017 Video)
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Going on in reverse this music video reveals step by step a bizarre chain reaction of catastrophic events in an ordinary Russian circus. (4 mins.)
Director: Ilya Naishuller
“ https://youtu.be/ktiONWfSL48 ” - guisreis
 
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40.
Linear (2013 Short Film)
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The line is a dot that went for a walk. (6 mins.)
Director: Amir Admoni
“ Watch it here: https://vimeo.com/55933290 ” - guisreis
 
41.
Logorama (2009 Short Film)
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Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. (16 mins.)
 
42.
Love and Death (1975)
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In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon. (85 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
43.
A Luneta do Tempo (2014)
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In arid and treacherous lands, Lampião and his band are pursued by Antero Tenente and his troop, which faces the capture of the bandit as a matter of honor. (99 mins.)
Director: Alceu Valença
 
44.
M.A.M.Ó.N.: Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide (2016 Short Film)
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United States have elected a racist and xenophobic man as a president and he uses high technology to expel Latin immigrants to the other side of the wall built on the border. How may Latins resist? (6 mins.)
Director: Ale Damiani
“ https://vimeo.com/190738676 ” - guisreis
 
45.
Sidewalls (2011)
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Martín and Mariana are slightly damaged people who live in buildings just opposite one another. While they often don't notice each other, separation might be the very thing that brings them together. (95 mins.)
Director: Gustavo Taretto
 
46.
Posthumous Memories (2001)
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both. (101 mins.)
Director: André Klotzel
 
47.
Boy and the World (2013)
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A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father. (80 mins.)
Director: Alê Abreu
 
48.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. (107 mins.)
 
49.
The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman (1912 Short Film)
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A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema... (12 mins.)
“ It is hard to believe that this animation short fim is so old! ” - guisreis
 
50.
Modest Mouse: King Rat (2009 Video)
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The music video of the song King Rat by Modest Mouse. Heath Ledger "fully conceived [it] down to the... (7 mins.)
“ It has been directed by Heath Ledger! ” - guisreis
 
51.
Moonlight (2016)
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A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (111 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
 
52.
Natimorto (2009)
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A talent agent summons a young singer to Sao Paulo in order to present her to a renowned maestro. While they wait for the day of the audition... (92 mins.)
Director: Paulo Machline
 
53.
A Noite do Vampiro (2006 Short Film)
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A vampire tries to sleep, but a terrible predator approaches.
Director: Alê Camargo
“ Review
watch it here: http://portacurtas.org.br/filme/?name=a_noite_do_vampiro ” - guisreis
 
54.
Nocturama (2016)
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Some young folks, tired of the society they're living in, plan a bomb attack over Paris before to take shelter for a night in a shopping center. (130 mins.)
 
55.
Nós Que Aqui Estamos por Vós Esperamos (1999 Documentary)
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A fascinating and poetical collage of countless images from the 20th century with the purpose of revealing... (73 mins.)
 
56.
D'ombres et d'ailes (2015 Short Film)
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Amid a population of "birdmen", Moann is shamed when her wings disappear and a strange cracking sets in beneath her feet... (13 mins.)
 
57.
Pered sudom istorii (1965 Documentary)
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Director: Fridrikh Ermler
“ Facing the judgement of history / Diante do julgamento da história ” - guisreis
 
58.
O Perfume da Memória (2016)
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The Scent of Memory, is the story of love between two women who think life in completely different ways . One knows a secret that can zoom out or both . A magical affinity, threatened by circumstances. (73 mins.)
 
59.
Phone Booth (2002)
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Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. (81 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
60.
The Play House (1921 Short Film)
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After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works. (23 mins.)
 
61.
The Plumber (1979 TV Movie)
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A young couple, living in a campus apartment complex, are repeatedly harassed by an eccentric plumber, who subjects them to a series of bizarre mind games while making unnecessary repairs to their bathroom. (76 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
62.
Ponto Zero (2016)
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(84 mins.)
 
63.
Popeye (1980)
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The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
64.
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
 
65.
Reflexões de um Liquidificador (2010)
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Elvira's blender tells her story with her husband, Onofre, who's gone missing, and makes reflections about life. (80 mins.)
Director: André Klotzel
 
66.
La rentrée des classes (2016 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
 
67.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
 
68.
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
 
69.
The Truman Show (1998)
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An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
70.
Silent Running (1972)
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft. (89 mins.)
 
71.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
72.
Skirt (2012 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Amanda Boyle
“ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6IKPckgfe8 ” - guisreis
 
73.
Sofía y el Terco (2012)
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An old couple living in the Colombian countryside has been planing a trip to sea for years in order to break the monotony of their life. He just wants to live the routine, she wants to see the world and is not able to keep waiting. (74 mins.)
Director: Andrés Burgos
 
74.
Solidões (2013)
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Solitudes goes from laugh to drama, from musical to documentary, from romantic comedy to mean satire, keeping loneliness focused in all its aspects at all times, in many stories that are linked to each other. (94 mins.)
 
75.
I Am Cuba (1964)
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era. (108 mins.)
 
76.
Storytime (1968 Short Film)
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A bizarre comedy short by Terry Gilliam telling various absurdly comic stories. (9 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Watch it here: https://youtu.be/qXW9b9O9S6A ” - guisreis
 
77.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
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An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. (113 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
78.
The Substitute (1961 Short Film)
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Simple story about the man who comes to the beach and uses inflatable objects for all of his needs. (10 mins.)
Director: Dusan Vukotic
 
79.
Tanga (Deu no New York Times?) (1987)
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The dictator of a small Caribbean island receives the New York Times daily, sent by a nephew. Through the newspaper, he gets in touch with the world. Guerrilla groups try to neutralize this information system. (90 mins.)
Director: Henfil
 
80.
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
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A computer scientist running a virtual reality simulation of 1937 becomes the primary suspect when his colleague and mentor is murdered. (100 mins.)
Director: Josef Rusnak
 
81.
Un tigre de papel (2008 Documentary)
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(112 mins.)
Director: Luis Ospina
 
82.
The House of Small Cubes (2008 Short Film)
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To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe. (12 mins.)
Director: Kunio Kato
“ Tsumiki no ie. ” - guisreis
 
83.
A Velha a Fiar (1964 Short Film)
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The short illustrates a Brazilian folk song in which a being or entity is always predating another being... (6 mins.)
Director: Humberto Mauro
“ http://portacurtas.org.br/filme/?name=a_velha_a_fiar ” - guisreis
 
84.
The Journey (1992)
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A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father... (142 mins.)
 
85.
Vzglyanite na litso (1968 Documentary)
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A hidden camera captures the reaction of various people who are viewing Leonardo Da Vinci's famous painting of "Madonna and Child". (11 mins.)
Director: Pavel Kogan
“ Look at the face
https://youtu.be/jJsASPd7cDQ ” - guisreis
 
86.
Zelig (1983)
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"Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people. (79 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen