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1. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

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85 Metascore

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Space Invader, Mr. Brainwash, Debora Guetta

Votes: 55,060 | Gross: $3.29M

2. F for Fake (1973)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary about fraud and fakery.

Directors: Orson Welles, Gary Graver, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach | Stars: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach, Elmyr de Hory

Votes: 11,573

3. Sans Soleil (1983)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama

8.1
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A woman narrates the contemplative writings of a seasoned world traveler, focusing on contemporary Japan.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle, Riyoko Ikeda, Charlotte Kerr

Votes: 7,433 | Gross: $0.03M

4. 2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle (1967)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

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A day in the life of a Parisian housewife/prostitute, interspersed with musings on the Vietnam War and other contemporary issues.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Marina Vlady, Anny Duperey, Roger Montsoret, Raoul Lévy

Votes: 5,140 | Gross: $0.10M

5. Film socialisme (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

5.8
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64 Metascore

A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe.... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Marc Stehlé, Agatha Couture, Mathias Domahidy, Quentin Grosset

Votes: 2,126 | Gross: $0.03M

6. King Lear (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Woody Allen, Freddy Buache, Leos Carax, Julie Delpy

Votes: 1,019

7. Level Five (1997)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Romance, War

7.1
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87 Metascore

The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. She searches the internet for information on the battle, and ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Catherine Belkhodja, Kenji Tokitsu, Nagisa Ôshima, Ju'nishi Ushiyama

Votes: 519 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Far from Vietnam (1967)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war.

Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

Votes: 447

9. Le tombeau d'Alexandre (1993)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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This documentary tells the story of film director Aleksandr Medvedkin, throughout his life a sincere believer in communism, whose films were repeatedly banned in the Soviet Union. Modern ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Léonor Graser, Nikolai Izvolov, Kira Paramonova, Viktor Dyomin

Votes: 485

10. London (1994)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.5
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An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

Director: Patrick Keiller | Stars: Paul Scofield, John Major, Norma Major, Dennis Skinner

Votes: 409

11. Les maîtres fous (1955)

36 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

7.0
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In one of the first mockumentaries ever created, director Jean Rouch takes his viewers to the city of Accra (West Africa) where he follows the Hauka movement and their religious and ritual ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Rouch | Star: Jean Rouch

Votes: 1,027

12. Top Girl oder La déformation professionnelle (2014)

95 min | Drama

6.1
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TOP GIRL is the second part of the women and work trilogy by the writer-director Tatjana Turanskyj. Helena, 29, a single mother with an 11-year-old daughter, is a moderately successful ... See full summary »

Director: Tatjana Turanskyj | Stars: Julia Hummer, Rolf Peter Kahl, Susanne Bredehöft, Katharina Bellena

Votes: 63

13. A.K. (1985)

71 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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A documentary that shows the production of Ran and discusses the film techniques of Kurosawa himself.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Shigehiko Hasumi, Chris Marker, Akira Kurosawa, Tatsuya Nakadai

Votes: 651

14. Trop tôt/Trop tard (1982)

100 min | Documentary

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Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Danièle Huillet, Bahgat Elnadi, Gérard Samaan, Gamal Abdel Nasser

Votes: 248

15. Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike - Marx/Eisenstein/Das Kapital (2008 Video)

570 min | Documentary

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Director: Alexander Kluge | Stars: Oksana Bulgakova, Dietmar Dath, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Durs Grünbein

Votes: 40

16. JLG/JLG - autoportrait de décembre (1994)

62 min | Documentary, Drama

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Director Jean-Luc Godard reflects in this movie about his place in film history, the interaction of film industry and film as art, as well as the act of creating art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Geneviève Pasquier, Denis Jadót, Brigitte Bastien

Votes: 593

17. Fortini/Cani (1976)

83 min | Documentary

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The film is a sort of presentation of Franco Fortini's book 'I Cani del Sinai'. Fortini, an Italian Jew, reads excerpts from the book about his alienation from Judaism and from the social ... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Franco Fortini, Luciana Nissim, Adriano Aprà

Votes: 61

18. Hollywood contra Franco (2008)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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The Spanish Civil War made a great impression on the lives of most of the American artists of the 20th Century. Lots of films were made in Hollywood referring to this event, and the defeat ... See full summary »

Director: Oriol Porta | Stars: Lluís Soler, Brendan Price, Alvah Bessie, Moe Fishman

Votes: 24

19. Cineastas contra magnates (2005)

97 min | Documentary, Biography

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This is the first of a series of two documentaries concerning the way the cinema industry is not respecting the author works as they were conceived, in the many ways this can be done. This ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Benpar | Stars: Marta Belmonte, Woody Allen, Marco Bellocchio, Jack Cardiff

Votes: 117

20. Vermischte Nachrichten (1986)

101 min | Drama

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Director: Alexander Kluge | Stars: Marita Breuer, Rosel Zech, Sabine Wegner, André Jung

Votes: 39

21. Staub (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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A look at the pervasive power of dust from its tiny particles settling in unseen places to its ability to cause illnesses and create the cosmos.

Director: Hartmut Bitomsky | Stars: Marga Beck, Cornelia Hoepfner, Ayni Iloar, Hiltrud Jehle

Votes: 111

22. Sagolandet (1988)

185 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Ingvar Carlsson, Tage Erlander, Rollo May, Timo Nilsson

Votes: 147

23. Evo (2002)

75 min | Documentary, History

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E V O is a visually daring documentary look at evolutionary theory that comes off like a university course in paleobiology as taught by Marshall McLuhan." Monday Magazine Festival ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Hockenhull

Votes: 5

24. Filmmakers in Action (2005)

102 min | Documentary, Biography

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Following the documentary "Filmmakers vs. Tycoons", this second part focus on the measures to protect authors' copyright, and the legal difference in the figure of the author in the United States or in France.

Director: Carlos Benpar | Stars: Marta Belmonte, Woody Allen, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Eugenie Bachelor

Votes: 70

25. Bigas Luna: La mirada entomòloga (2008)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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An exploration of the world and the work of the most international Catalan filmmaker through the director's entomological vision and his portrayal of the characters and themes he loves and hates.

Director: Sergi Rubió | Stars: Bigas Luna, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Jordi Mollà

26. Responso (2004)

81 min

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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Star: Jean Badin

Votes: 5

27. Aurelia (2016)

68 min | Documentary

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We are born very young in a very old time. Katia Viscogliosi and Francis Magnenot travel in Italy along the antique Via Aurelia, in the footsteps of Katia's father. It's the path he had ... See full summary »

Directors: Francis Magnenot, Katia Viscogliosi

28. Fahrt ans Ende der Nacht (2015)

96 min | Documentary

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Director: Björn Last | Stars: Jacob Weigert, Pola Fendel, Nicolaas Schmidt, Tommy Gause

Votes: 6

29. In Prison Air: A Book by Thomas Roma (2017)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Milan Roganovic | Stars: Thomas Roma, Olivia Gray, Jack Sochet, Alex Jenkins

30. Cartoline dalla Cina (1985 TV Short)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Star: Bernardo Bertolucci

Votes: 6

31. Jaurès (2012)

83 min | Documentary, Biography

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She came to see. I have no photo of Simon to show her, no trace except for these stolen shots, taken from the windows of his home overlooking the Jaures metro station: the canal, cars, ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Dieutre | Stars: Eva Truffaut, Vincent Dieutre

Votes: 45

32. Las soledades (1992)

20 min | Short

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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean Badin, Raoul Ruiz

Votes: 23

33. Cofralandes, rapsodia chilena (2002)

311 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Bernard Pautrat, Raoul Ruiz, Malcolm Coad, Rainer Krause

Votes: 38

34. Memory Places (2009)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Piotr Cieplak | Star: Matthew Flacks

35. Torrella, una vida pel cinema (1997)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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This film is a Doc-Biography of Catalan writer Josep Torrella i Pineda, and also it's the first chapter of a Sergi Rubió's project, entitled "Sabadell, bressol d'artistes": a collection of ... See full summary »

Director: Sergi Rubió | Stars: Josep Torrella, Josep Ache, Victorio Aguado, Juan Ainaud de Lasarte

36. Alfonso Sánchez (1980)

Documentary, Biography

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Autobiography of the Spanish cinema critic Alfonso Sánchez.

Director: José Luis Garci | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Alfonso Sánchez

Votes: 20

37. Out of the Mist: An Alternate History of New Zealand Cinema (2015)

82 min | Documentary

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Two decades on from Cinema of Unease, Tim Wong's ambitious film essay contemplates the prevailing image of a national cinema while privileging some of the images and image-makers displaced by the popular view of filmmaking in New Zealand.

Director: Tim Wong | Star: Eleanor Catton

38. Cofralandes, cuarta parte: Evocaciones y valses (2002)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: José Luis Barba, Néstor Cantillana, Amparo Noguera, Isabel Parra

Votes: 7

39. A Arca do Éden (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Drama

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Eden's Ark is a journey through the dramatic, chaotic, precarious world of botany and film preservation. A journey in danger and poetry, across the ice and the tropics, following ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Felix | Stars: Maria Carlota Saldanha, Friedrich Went, Sybille Schmitz, Rose Hobart

Votes: 8

40. Cofralandes, tercera parte: Museos y clubes en la región antártica (2002)

64 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Ignacio Agüero, Marcial Edwards, Javier Maldonado, Mario Montilles

Votes: 8

41. Cofralandes, segunda parte: Rostros y rincones (2002)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Bernard Pautrat, Raoul Ruiz

Votes: 7

42. Cinemacat.cat (2008)

120 min | Documentary

5.4
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Director: Antoni Verdaguer | Stars: Roser Aguilar, Vicente Aranda, Imanol Arias, Xavier Atance

Votes: 12

43. Spring Wind Will Bring Life Again (2007)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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"Spring wind will bring life again" is a portrait of Beijing today - a video essay, in three parts, exploring this pivotal moment in the city's history. Each of the film's three parts takes... See full summary »

Director: Amelia Bryne

44. Le ciel en bataille (2011)

42 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A hospital room, a drip... At his sick father's bedside, in a final, silent showdown, Rachid B. recalls his strongest memories, those which, in the course of his life constructed him or ... See full summary »

Director: Rachid B.

Votes: 8

45. A Shape of an Empire (2013)

36 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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This film piece illustrates the human behavior with ourselves and the relationship to nature in 3 chapters, in the living and life-giving organism of California.

Director: Kai Miedendorp | Stars: Michael Bates, Genevieve Gearhart, Paula Rebelo, Misha Vickroy

46. The Mountain of Signs (2003)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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A young woman moves to Tokyo. Her quest to find spiritual values hidden in the modern city leads her to take photographs and ends in a pilgrimage to a remote cemetery in the mountains. Shot... See full summary »

Director: Mika Johnson | Star: Bonnie Huie

47. Exercices de disparition (2011)

50 min | Documentary

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Does mourning have a use-by date... like yogurts? And what exactly does the term "mourning" mean?

Director: Claudio Pazienza | Stars: Claudio Pazienza, Jacques Sojcher

Votes: 6

48. El pájaro de Comala (2008)

28 min | Short, Fantasy

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In broad daylight, a female executive is attacked and killed by a strange bird at the center of a modern city. An angelic and innocent looking young woman casually gets involved in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Alejandro Ventura, Matías Ventura | Stars: Belén Baptista, Carlos Frasca, Santiago Quintans, Walter Reyno

Votes: 6

49. Skin Destination (2012)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Adriana Trujillo

50. Ritual der schwarzen Sonne (2000)

75 min | Documentary

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60 years ago Antonin Artaud started on a voyage to the North of Mexico to get to know the rituals of the Tarahumara indians. He described this voyage in several papers. Many travellers to ... See full summary »

Director: Gerd Roscher | Star: Hanns Zischler