High on my List

These are films that are high on my list to see.
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1.
Tokyo Story (1953)
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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them. (136 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
2.
The General (1998)
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The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team. (124 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
3.
Chosen (2001 Short Film)
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The Driver is carrying an East Asian child who has been chosen for a strange rite. He must drive him... (6 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
4.
Lust, Caution (2007)
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During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
5.
Closed Curtain (2013)
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In a secluded house by the sea with the curtains shut, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company... (106 mins.)
 
6.
Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys (2013 Documentary)
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One year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland. A study of hard work, hard earned leisure, and an intricate bond between man and nature. (84 mins.)
Director: Jessica Oreck
 
7.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
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A washed-up Hollywood actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play. (119 mins.)
 
8.
The Being Experience (2013)
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Nobody knows. The Being Experience prologues feature glimpses into the upcoming film series...In the Woods, In the Cave, and In the Studio. The multi-part series continues to be filmed. (100 mins.)
 
9.
Salaam Bombay! (1988)
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The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return... (113 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
10.
Calvary (2014)
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After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him. (102 mins.)
 
11.
Generation Um... (2012)
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Three adults during a single day in New York City, one filled with sex, drugs, and indecision. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Mann
 
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The Spirit of '45 (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society. (94 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
14.
Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)
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Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old. (111 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
15.
The Odyssey (2006)
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The film consists of 24 continuous shorts by 24 groups of filmmakers telling the complete story of THE ODYSSEY... (120 mins.)
 
16.
Dreams for Sale (2012)
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After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband and wife come up with a strange plan to rebuild their shattered finances: marrying the husband off to a series of lonely women and defrauding them. (134 mins.)
Director: Miwa Nishikawa
 
17.
Predestination (2014)
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For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos. (97 mins.)
 
18.
Camera/Woman (2012 Documentary)
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Khadija, an extraordinary wedding videographer and young divorced mother in Morocco, moves back and... (59 mins.)
Director: Karima Zoubir
 
19.
Music-Thanatology (2012 Documentary)
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Music-thanatology provides musical comfort, using harp and voice at the bedside of those nearing the end of life... (3 mins.)
 
20.
Viva, Women Directors! (2008 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Hiroko Yamazaki
 
21.
Fragments (2012 Short Film)
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A journey into a young woman's subconscious, expressed through the sounds, images, and fragments of her past. Haunted by her childhood amidst the Iran-Iraq war, she leads a purging exploration through her psyche. (5 mins.)
 
22.
Night Moves (2013)
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Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam. (112 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
 
23.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
24.
Lloyd Alexander (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary about the life and work of acclaimed children's author Lloyd Alexander. (69 mins.)
Director: Jared Crossley
 
25.
Music of the Brain (2009 Documentary)
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Music affects our development from the womb to the grave. This documentary examines the role music plays in developing our brains as humans. (55 mins.)
Director: Fiona Cochrane
 
26.
Nuit #1 (2011)
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It starts as a one night stand that evolves in a long discussion with infinite subjects between a québécoise and an immigrant. (91 mins.)
Director: Anne Émond
 
27.
20,000 Days on Earth (2014 Documentary)
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Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. (97 mins.)
 
28.
Stray Dog (2014 Documentary)
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A contemplative portrait of Ron 'Stray Dog' Hall: biker, Vietnam Vet, and lover of small dogs. (98 mins.)
Director: Debra Granik
 
29.
Clutter (2013)
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A family must de-clutter or lose their home. (90 mins.)
Director: Diane Crespo
 
30.
Manakamana (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple. (118 mins.)
 
31.
Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women (2014 Documentary)
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Using rare footage and exclusive interviews with filmmakers from all over the globe, "Reel Herstory"... (145 mins.)
Director: Ally Acker