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1. Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)

R | 119 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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56 Metascore

Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Kounen | Stars: Anna Mouglalis, Mads Mikkelsen, Elena Morozova, Natacha Lindinger

Votes: 5,371 | Gross: $1.72M

2. Mon Oncle (1958)

Passed | 117 min | Comedy

7.9
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Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Zola, Adrienne Servantie, Lucien Frégis

Votes: 14,382

3. The Spider (1958)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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Teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson, Gene Roth

Votes: 1,989

4. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Sally Fraser, Roger Pace, Duncan 'Dean' Parkin, Russ Bender

Votes: 1,469

5. The Moderns (1988)

R | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local cafés and pestering gallery... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino, Wallace Shawn, Geneviève Bujold

Votes: 1,381 | Gross: $2.01M

6. Caravans (1978)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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In 1948, at the U.S. embassy in Zadestan, a young diplomat is ordered to find the missing daughter of an influential American senator.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Michael Sarrazin, Christopher Lee, Jennifer O'Neill

Votes: 565 | Gross: $1.00M

7. Helvetica (2007)

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture.

Director: Gary Hustwit | Stars: Manfred Schulz, Massimo Vignelli, Rick Poynor, Wim Crouwel

Votes: 6,466

8. To the Lighthouse (1983 TV Movie)

115 min | Drama

6.4
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A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: Rosemary Harris, Michael Gough, Suzanne Bertish, Lynsey Baxter

Votes: 166

9. Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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Made in wartime and edited in candlelight, Mikhail Vartanov's rarely-seen masterpiece tells about his friendship with the genius Sergei Parajanov who was imprisoned by KGB "at the peak of ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Vartanov, Sergei Parajanov | Stars: Sergei Parajanov, Mikhail Vartanov, Sofiko Chiaureli, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Votes: 175

10. Zelda (1993 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

5.7
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Famous 1920s modernist US writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and his eccentric Flapper socialite wife Zelda Sayre's relationship began quite passionately, but he slowly fell into alcoholism and she was eventually diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Timothy Hutton, Rutanya Alda, Sylvie Boucher

Votes: 109

11. Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)

169 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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72 Metascore

A lush, elegant epic taking us on a time-swirling trip down the infinitely complex labyrinth that is Marcel Proust's memory lane.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Perez, John Malkovich

Votes: 1,881 | Gross: $0.46M

12. The River and Death (1954)

91 min | Drama

7.0
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A useless and bloody vendetta has been going on for ages between two families in this mexican village... See full synopsis »

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Columba Domínguez, Miguel Torruco, Joaquín Cordero, Jaime Fernández

Votes: 506

13. Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom (1953)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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A crash course on the history of Western musical instruments.

Directors: Ward Kimball, Charles A. Nichols | Stars: The Mellomen, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parlato, Bill Thompson

Votes: 992

14. Mr. Thank You (1936)

78 min | Drama

7.6
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Mr. Thank You is the kindly young driver of a local bus traveling from poverty stricken coastal villages, over the mountains, to the town. He thanks everybody when they let his bus pass on ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Shimizu | Stars: Ken Uehara, Ryuji Ishiyama, Einosuke Naka, Michiko Kuwano

Votes: 576

15. Bliss (2011 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.5
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The life of Katherine Mansfield, a New Zealand writer, who moved to Edwardian England when she was 19 and became part of the modernist circle of writers there like D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.

Director: Fiona Samuel | Stars: Claire Van Beek, Sarah Graham, Kate Elliott, Chelsea McEwan Millar

Votes: 17

16. Apache Warrior (1957)

74 min | Western

5.4
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This is the story of the Apache Kid; how he aided in the capture of Geronimo and his band, and later became a hunted renegade himself.

Director: Elmo Williams | Stars: Keith Larsen, Jim Davis, Rodolfo Acosta, John Miljan

Votes: 57

17. Cry for Happy (1961)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, Miiko Taka, James Shigeta

Votes: 174

18. The End of Romance

Drama | Announced

The bohemian revolutionary, Maud Gonne, and visionary poet, WB Yeats, find themselves in a mother-daughter triangle of romance, set against the backdrop of the Great War and modernist art scene.

Director: Trish McAdam

19. Documentary (2013)

15 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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What is a documentary? What are our expectations and assumptions? Taking its cue from the 'city-symphony' genre, 'Documentary' voyeuristically explores the dominant concerns of documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Grimshaw | Star: Chloe White

20. Melody (1953)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.7
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An owl teaches his class full of birds about melody. It's all around in nature. Only birds and man can sing; man "sings" even when he speaks. We see a quick survey of the stages of life, as... See full summary »

Directors: Ward Kimball, Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Loulie Jean Norman, Harry Stanton, Bill Thompson, Gloria Wood

Votes: 212

21. L'Iran: une révolution cinématographique (2006 TV Movie)

98 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Nader T. Homayoun | Stars: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Bahram Beizai, Farokh Ghafari, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 114

22. Kalagh (1976)

120 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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When Mr. Esalat is looking for a topic for his TV show, he notices an advertisement in the newspaper about a missing girl. The picture of the missing girl is very familiar to him and he ... See full summary »

Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Parvaneh Massoumi, Hossein Parvaresh, Anik Shefrazian, Manuchehr Farid

Votes: 120

23. O Homem do Pau-Brasil (1982)

106 min | Comedy

6.9
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Fantasy comedy about Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade, one of the most important icons of Modernism in Brazil. In the film, Oswald is played by two actors: Ítala Nandi, as his feminine ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade | Stars: Juliana Carneiro da Cunha, Ítala Nandi, Flávio Galvão, Regina Duarte

Votes: 82

24. 9.3 Masaru Sato's Talk Show: The Intelligent Reading Skills (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Talk-Show

8.5
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The renowned former chief analyst at the Foreign Ministry of Japan, Masaru Sato gives audiences a special lecture about how to make you intelligent with reading electric books with Kindle White Paper.

Director: Masaru Sato | Stars: Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx, Ryota Nakanishi, Masaru Sato

Votes: 367

25. Mogholha (1973)

92 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.7
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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 »

Director: Parviz Kimiavi | Stars: Fahimeh Rastegar, Parviz Kimiavi, Aqa Seyyed, Ali Mirza

Votes: 79

26. Louis Sullivan: the Struggle for American Architecture (2010)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

8.7
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Documentary about the revolutionary and brilliant Chicago architect Louis Sullivan (1856-1924); his rapid rise to fame, tragic decline, and the ultimate triumph of his creative spirit.

Director: Mark Richard Smith | Stars: Madolyn Smith Osborne, Mark Richard Smith

Votes: 7

27. Conversa Acabada (1981)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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The film was to be a documentary, but evolved during production to a fictional film. It nevertheless adheres strictly to the poems and letters exchanged by two of the most outstanding names... See full summary »

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Fernando Cabral Martins, André Gomes, Juliet Berto, Jorge Silva Melo

Votes: 62

28. Frei Otto: Spanning the Future (2016)

60 min | Documentary

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The life and works of Frei Otto told in his own words and by those he inspired. An in-depth look at the rise of lightweight architecture, form finding, and its continued relevance for the future of architecture.

Director: Joshua Hassel | Stars: Frei Otto, Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher, Jürgen Hennicke

29. Ponedjeljak ili utorak (1966)

84 min | Drama

7.8
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A divorced journalist Marko Pozgaj starts his working day by taking his son to the school. During the day many thoughts and images pass through his mind - the memories of childhood, ex-wife... See full summary »

Director: Vatroslav Mimica | Stars: Slobodan Dimitrijevic, Pavle Vuisic, Gizela Huml, Fabijan Sovagovic

Votes: 75

30. The Gertrude Stein Mystery or Some Like It Art (2010)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, History

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Gertrude Stein lived on into the 21st Century, changing history throughout her life in incredible secret missions.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Jonathan Ball, Rena Riffel, Hoyt Richards, John Dennis Johnston

31. Ladder of Philosophy

Documentary | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

32. Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait (1996)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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Director: Houshang Golmakani | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Dariush Arjmand, Ezzatolah Entezami, Mehdi Hashemi

Votes: 24

33. Eve: The Temptation (2002)

10 min | Short, Drama, Musical

4.8
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Director: Britt Randle | Stars: Kev Elev, Caroline Niklas-Gordon

Votes: 19

34. Kenwin (1996)

85 min | Documentary, Biography

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The novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), built a Bauhaus-style style structure (Kenwin) that doubled as a home and film studio... See full synopsis »

Director: Véronique Goël | Stars: Moïra Day, Keith Donovan, Judi Hall, Michèle Millner

35. Eve (2001)

6 min | Short, Musical

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Adam, Eve, the garden and the snake is retold with a modern edge, with nods to black and white films from the 1920s.

Director: Britt Randle | Stars: Kev Elev, Caroline Niklas-Gordon

36. Roy G Biv (2007)

2 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Watercolors on paper come to life in this animated short.

Director: Dale Hayward

Votes: 6

37. Os Irmãos Roberto (2012)

72 min | Documentary

6.5
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Members from the same generation of innovative Brazilian architects Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer and Afonso Eduardo Reidy, the brothers Marcelo, Milton and Maurício Roberto, professionally ... See full summary »

Director: Tiago Arakilian

Votes: 8

38. My Little Underground (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

6.8
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A young girl seeks self-discovery and rebirth, drifting between real and imagined events.

Director: Elise Simard | Star: Elise Simard

Votes: 6

39. The Black Boots (1995)

12 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Bridget Murnane | Stars: Deborah Abel, Sarah Barton, Diane Daley Blackman, Jacqueline Blombach

40. The Root of the Tree (2011)

6 min | Short, Drama

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A surreal narrative short, attacking themes of repression, fear, self-acceptance, love and mortality.

Director: Britt Randle | Stars: Bruno Billio, Caroline Niklas-Gordon

41. Dada Dum (2007)

6 min | Short, Musical

5.2
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A surreal dance narrative set within the aesthetic of an old black-and-white silent film.

Director: Britt Randle | Star: Caroline Niklas-Gordon

Votes: 22

42. Ullakko elää (1958)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Eino Ruutsalo | Stars: Wiking Forsström, Olavi Haarala, Olavi Martikainen, Eino Ruutsalo

43. Between Time (2010)

7 min | Short, Fantasy, Music

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Four different locations become settings for an alternative use of space as seven dancers explore fashion, architecture and music.

Directors: Guntar Kravis, Zoja Smutny | Stars: Jodee Allen, Emmanuelle Calve, Britton Darby, Elinor Fueter

44. Subway (2006)

6 min | Short, Musical

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Strangers erupt into break dance in a deserted subway station.

Director: Guillaume Paquin-Boutin | Stars: Jodee Allen, Joe Danny Aurelien, Jennifer Casimir, Yan Fradette

45. In the Na (2008)

5 min | Short, Musical

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The depiction of a scientific experiment in hypnotism and human behavior gone awry.

Director: Joel Gibb | Star: Joel Gibb

46. Itch (II) (2013)

2 min | Animation, Short

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an abstract expression of an eczema flare-up.

Director: Su-An Ng

47. Tibet Reviseted (2005)

86 min | Documentary

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Composed of 28 static-camera scenes from everyday (occupied)-Tibetan life, each picture (without narration) a "narrative" lasting several minutes, these 28 views explore the contradictions ... See full summary »

Director: Manfred Neuwirth

48. Painting Daddy (2009)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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A daughter's concrete poem about her relationship with her artist father.

Director: Astra Burka | Star: Astra Burka

49. Eve: Part 2 (2001)

5 min | Short, Musical

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This short continues the retelling of the Adam and Eve story in early cinematic style.

Director: Britt Randle | Stars: Kev Elev, Caroline Niklas-Gordon

50. Cumulus (2007)

1 min | Animation, Short

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An accumulation of encounters between clouds.

Director: Maya Ersan