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1. A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet

Votes: 3,370

2. Le Silence de la Mer (1949)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von ... See full summary »

Writers: Vercors, Jean-Pierre Melville | Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain, Ami Aaröe

Votes: 2,071

3. The Fire Within (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ... See full summary »

Writer: Pierre Drieu La Rochelle | Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Maurice Ronet, Léna Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps

Votes: 4,550

4. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Writers: Carlo Levi, Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Raffaele La Capria | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volonté, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,185

5. Effi Briest (1974)

135 min | Drama, History

7.1
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In the nineteenth century, seventeen year old Effi Briest is married to the older Baron von Instetten and moves into a house, that she believes has a ghost, in a small isolated Baltic town.... See full summary »

Writers: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Theodor Fontane | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Wolfgang Schenck, Ulli Lommel, Karlheinz Böhm

Votes: 1,533

6. Deadly Sanctuary (1969)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror

5.4
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A woman named Justine is used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.

Writer: Harry Alan Towers | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Rosemary Dexter

Votes: 938

7. Possibility of an Island (2008)

95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A futuristic story about a man and his clone.

Writers: Michel Houellebecq, Gavin Bowd, Fernando Arrabal | Director: Michel Houellebecq | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Patrick Bauchau, Jordi Dauder, Jean-Pierre Malo

Votes: 228

8. Princess of Cleves (1961)

101 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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Writers: Madame de La Fayette, Jean Cocteau | Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Marais, Marina Vlady, Jean-François Poron, Annie Ducaux

Votes: 189

9. Guernica (I) (1950)

13 min | Short

7.1
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On April 26 1937 the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed without warning by the German aviation. Two thousand people, all civilians, got killed. Like millions all over the world, Pablo... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Éluard | Directors: Robert Hessens, Alain Resnais | Stars: María Casares, Jacques Pruvost

Votes: 637

10. Thomas the Impostor (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Cocteau, Michel Worms, Georges Franju, Raphael Cluzel | Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

Votes: 155

11. L'empire du milieu du sud (2002)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

6.8
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Writers: Eric Deroo, Philippe Franchini, Jacques Perrin | Directors: Eric Deroo, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 13

12. The Mongols (1973)

92 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mohammad Reza Aslani, Nader Ebrahimi, Parviz Kimiavi, Abbas Nalbandian, Aqa Seyyed | Director: Parviz Kimiavi | Stars: Fahimeh Rastegar, Parviz Kimiavi, Aqa Seyyed, Ali Mirza

Votes: 57