Films watched: 2017

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1.
Enemy (2013)
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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. (91 mins.)
 
2.
Rabbits (2002 Short Film)
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In a nameless city deluged by continuous rain, three rabbits live with a fearful mystery. (43 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
3.
The Amputee (1974 Short Film)
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A double leg amputated woman sits and writes a long meandering letter while her ineffective nurse attempts to attend to her stumps. (9 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
4.
Six Men Getting Sick (1966 Short Film)
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A short continuously looping animation of six grotesque human figures vomiting. (4 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
5.
The Alphabet (1968 Short Film)
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A woman's dark and absurdist nightmare vision comprising a continuous recitation of the alphabet and bizarre living representations of each letter. (4 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
6.
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
 
7.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
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A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
8.
The Hunt (2012)
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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
 
9.
The Grandmother (1970 Short Film)
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A young boy plants some strange seeds and they grow into a grandmother. (34 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
10.
The French as Seen by... (1988 Mini-Series)
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Little seen short film by David Lynch is set on a ranch in the turn-of-the-20th Century Wild West, USA is a collision of cultures where a grizzled... (13 mins.)
 
11.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
 
12.
Dune (1984)
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. (137 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
13.
Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano. (123 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
14.
Goodbye to Language (2014)
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The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country... (70 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
15.
Winter in Wartime (2008)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot. (103 mins.)
 
16.
Children of Men (2006)
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In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. (109 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
17.
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang... (113 mins.)
 
18.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
19.
Life Itself (2014 Documentary)
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The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. (120 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
20.
They Caught the Ferry (1948 Short Film)
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A man and a woman on a motorcycle arrive with a ferry to Assens. They want to catch the next ferry in Nyborg... (11 mins.)
 
21.
Pusher (1996)
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A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord. (110 mins.)
 
22.
The Pyramidical Silence (2012 Documentary)
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A description of the decay of mountains in connection to the end of cosmos. Man is described in a geological timescale; they are alien visitors. (25 mins.)
 
23.
Détective (1985)
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In a palace of Paris. Two detectives are investigating a two-year-old murder. Emile and Francoise Chenal are putting pressure on Jim Fox Warner... (95 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
24.
Markens grøde (1921)
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After the Nobel prize winning Knut Hamsun-novel, with it's criticism of industrialization, urbanizing and loss of values. The farmer Isak makes a farm out of barren soil, together with Inger and their two sons. She kills the third. (107 mins.)
 
25.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
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The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care. (123 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
26.
La Terra Trema (1948)
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In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently. (160 mins.)
 
27.
Solaris (2002)
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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet. (99 mins.)
 
28.
Che: Part One (2008)
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. (134 mins.)
 
29.
Screwed in Tallinn (1999 TV Movie)
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Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver". (59 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
30.
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
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A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial... (89 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
31.
Angel on the Right (2002)
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Set in the Tadjik village of Asht, this film draws on the Muslim notion that we are born with an angel on each shoulder... (89 mins.)
Director: Jamshed Usmonov
 
32.
Solaris (1972)
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A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. (167 mins.)
 
33.
Pootie Tang (2001)
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Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America... (81 mins.)
Director: Louis C.K.
 
34.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century. (90 mins.)
 
35.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (115 mins.)
 
36.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
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Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. (151 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
 
37.
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
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A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance - which has already endured several centuries - is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister. (123 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
38.
Ben-Hur (1959)
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When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. (212 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
39.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
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A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
40.
A Panicky Picnic (1909 Short Film)
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Never again a picnic in the woods for theirs! This one disastrous experience has been enough to cure...
 
41.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
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A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
42.
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
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This surrealist film consists of a series of only vaguely related episodes, most famously the dinner... (104 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
43.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
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Recounted in flashback are the romantic perils of Mathieu, a middle-aged French sophisticate as he falls for his nineteen year-old former chambermaid Conchita. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
44.
The Lunch Date (1989 Short Film)
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A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad. (12 mins.)
Director: Adam Davidson
 
45.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
46.
Freiheit (1966 Short Film)
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This film shows a German student (Randal Kleiser) escaping across the Berlin Border and being shot to death... (3 mins.)
Director: Lucas
 
47.
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
 
48.
The Greatest Thing (2001)
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Petra is driven away by a raging mob after engaging to merry 3 bachelors in her 1800's home town. On her flight toward the capitol, she lies her way into a vicarage. Based upon Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons famous 1968-novel "The fisher girl". (114 mins.)
Director: Thomas Robsahm
 
49.
The Boss Baby (2017)
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A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. (97 mins.)
Director: Tom McGrath
 
50.
Force Majeure (2014)
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A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche. (120 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
51.
Trolls (2016)
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After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. (92 mins.)
 
52.
Toto Who Lived Twice (1998)
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The film has three stories. First is about local village idiot Paletta, who can not afford the services... (93 mins.)
 
53.
Shadows in Paradise (1986)
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An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more. (76 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
54.
The Thrill of a Kill (2011)
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After fighting with her mom, Kimsy runs into the woods to cool off, where she meets a friendly photographer. A day of bloodshed and murder follows... (85 mins.)
Director: Lars-Erik Lie
 
55.
The Crying Game (1992)
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A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
56.
Son of Hitler (1979)
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The leader of a right-wing German political party discovers that an illiterate woodcarver is actually the son of Adolf Hitler... (92 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
57.
Maladolescenza (1977)
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A teen boy grows from playing and fighting with his German-shepherd dog, to playing kids and adult games with two equally young girls, in a dream-like forest which eventually turns eerie, and somber. (93 mins.)
 
58.
A Lad from Old Ireland (1910 Short Film)
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A boy from Ireland comes to America and makes good, but he doesn't forget the poverty he left behind. He returns to rescue his sweetheart just as her family is about to be evicted from their land. (12 mins.)
Director: Sidney Olcott
 
59.
Ariel (1988)
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The movie tells the story of Taisto Kasurinen, a finnish coal miner whose father has just committed... (73 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
60.
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires. (90 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
61.
Shadows in Paradise (1986)
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An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more. (76 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
62.
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
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Iris has a dead-end job in a match-factory, lives with her dour and forbidding parents, and her social life is a disaster... (68 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
63.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
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Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown. (119 mins.)
 
64.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)