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3. Mostly Martha (2001)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
When a headstrong chef takes charge of her equally stubborn 8-year-old niece, the tensions between them mount... until an Italian sous-chef arrives to lighten the mood.
Votes: 7,499 | Gross: $4.16M
6. À corps perdu (1988)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
A war photographer returns home to Montréal to discover that his two partners have left him to be together. Alone in the city, he photographs what he sees, trying to heal both his war memories and a broken heart.
7. Union City (1980)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A man is so obsessed with finding the person responsible for stealing his milk bottles that he ignores his beautiful young wife, who has other ideas on her mind.
8. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
116 min | Drama
The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »
10. Das Boot ist voll (1981)
PG | 101 min | Drama, War
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: ... See full summary »
11. Love, Math and Sex (1997)
100 min | Drama
Sabine, an adolescent girl with a gift for mathematics becomes involved with Jiri, a 40-something man-of-the-theatre from Prague. The story of their relationship and the gradual ... See full summary »
12. Cocaine Cowboys (1979)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama
Dustin (Tom Sullivan) is the leader of a rock band on the brink of super-stardom. Until now they have juggled their music career with cocaine smuggling. The musicians, and their manager Raf... See full summary »
13. After Darkness (1985)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
To salve his guilty conscience, an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt, and tries to bring him back to mental competency ... See full summary »
14. The Wonderful Crook (1975)
112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A manufacturer of furniture sees his business go down and decides to rob banks to pay his staff. Het gets romantically involved with one of his victims.
15. Going Private (2006)
96 min | Drama
Investment banker HP has allegedly ridden out the crash of the stock exchange. One evening, at a barbecue event with his banker friends and their wives, HP's Danish au-pair threatens to ... See full summary »
16. The Middle of the World (1974)
115 min | Romance, Drama
Paul is married, a successful engineer, and a conservative candidate in an upcoming local election. He falls in love with Adriana, a café waitress from Italy. Paul's party is very critical ... See full summary »
17. Shadow of Angels (1976)
101 min | Drama
Beautiful, detached, laconic, consumptive Lily Brest is a streetwalker with few clients. She loves her idle boyfriend Raoul who gambles away what little she earns. The town's power broker, ... See full summary »
22. Charles, Dead or Alive (1969)
93 min | Drama
On the 100th anniversary of the founding of a watchmaking company in Geneva, Charles Dé the founder's 50-year-old grandson has had it: he speaks eccentrically to a reporter, recognizing his... See full summary »
25. La Paloma (1974)
112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A love story between a "demi-mondaine" kept by various lovers, suffering from tuberculosis, and a young provincial bourgeois. Adaptation from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, "The Lady of the Camellias".
26. Hécate (1982)
105 min | Drama, Romance
North Africa in the 1930s. Julien, a young, bored diplomat meets Clothilde, whose husband is on a mission in Siberia. He becomes infatuated with her, and soon ends up spending all his time with her, longing to know everything about her.
27. Return from Africa (1973)
109 min | Drama
An ode to liberated speech and to the power of words, "those one speaks to others, those one speaks in silence", Alain Tanner's third film is inspired by a poet and a poetic text which deeply affected him as a young director.
28. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2003)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Biography
Heinz Bütler interviews Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) late in life. Cartier-Bresson pulls out photographs, comments briefly, and holds them up to Bütler's camera. A few others share ... See full summary »
Votes: 293 | Gross: $0.03M
29. Jeune homme (2006)
90 min | Comedy
An 18 years old man is leaving his Swiss German parent's house to learn 1 year French in Geneva, as au pair helper of this family. He learns there the easy and hard times of life and love.
30. The Indians Are Still Far Away (1977)
95 min | Drama
A 17-year-old high school student, Jenny Kern, is found dead from cold and exhaustion in the suburbs of Lausanne, Switzerland.
31. Tosca's Kiss (1984)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music
Meet the inhabitants of the "Casa di Riposa" in Milan, the world's first nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. In his documentary film Tosca's ... See full summary »
Votes: 152 | Gross: $0.01M
35. Off Season (1992)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
The formerly great Swiss hotel which Valentin's family owned when he was a boy has been emptied and is about to be torn down. He revisits the magical site's empty halls and ballrooms.
36. Burning Patience (1983)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Based on Skármeta's book, this is the story of a poor postman in Isla Negra who befriends Pablo Neruda and asks his help writing poems to the woman of his dreams.
37. Mon frère se marie (2006)
Adopted by a well-off Swiss couple with slightly older son and daughter, Vinh never cut off links with his country of origin. Postcards from the adoptive family regularly conveyed to Vinh's... See full summary »
39. The Big Night (1976)
In Lausanne, Léon is involved by accident with a small Leninist group and gets to know Léa, a dedicated activist and the group leader's mistress. The police keep a close watch on them and trouble is bound to follow.
40. Martha Argerich, conversation nocturne (2003)
72 min | Documentary, Music
The director Georges Gachot has a delightful and stylish gab with the great Argentinean pianist Martha Argerich entwined with wonderful excerpts of her presentations and rehearsals. Along ... See full summary »
43. Tableau noir (2013)
117 min | Documentary, Drama
Tableau noir chronicles life at a one-room school in the Swiss mountains during an academic year, giving an endearing portrait of the twelve pupils aged six to twelve who share the same ... See full summary »
44. Echoes of Home (2007)
G | 82 min | Documentary
What does a baby's cry have in common with the echo of a mountain yodler, and what connects the head tone of a Tuvin nomad with the stage show of a vocal artist? The answer is: THE VOICE. ... See full summary »
45. Der Tod des Flohzirkusdirektors (1973)
111 min | Drama
Ottocaro Weiss (the main character in the film) has a flea circus that, for external circumstances (insecticides), is out "actors". Then he decided to make a show about the bubonic plague.
47. Der Gehülfe (1976)
122 min | Drama
Joseph is hired by an inventor and moves in with his family. Although he doesn't get any salary for his work, he stays on because he believes that the highly dysfunctional family needs to be rescued.
48. White Terror (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary
A video about Neo-Nazis originating in Sweden provides the starting point of an investigation of extremists' networks in Europe, North America and Russia. Their propaganda is a message of hatred, war and segregation.
49. Anna Wunder (2000)
98 min | Drama
The 11-year-old Anna, who single-handed keeps her broken family going, is already well on the way being an adult. She undergoes the problems of puberty and at the same time loses her mother who drank hopelessly.