Doubling the Canon 2019by ANGEL_GLEZ | created - 01 May 2019 | updated - 07 May 2019 | Public
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3. Ana (1982)
115 min | Drama
It is a sincere and naive film that combines the themes of nature-man, modernism-man in Rilke's poets with a local narrative.
4. Manuel on the Island of Wonders (1984– )
130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Manuel's fantasy travel through Time goes from Long Ago (Episode 1 - O jardim proibido / Le Jardin interdit) through Now (Episode 2 - O pique-nique dos sonhos / Le Pique-nique des rêves), ... See full summary »
132 min | Drama
The tragedy of the death of Empedocles, legislator in Acient Greece. Hölderlin's work adapted to cinema by Straub and Huillet.
9. Siddeshwari (1990)
123 min | Documentary
An impressionistic biographical look at Siddheshwari Devi (19081977), the classical Indian singer whose voice was appreciated by the maharajas and public alike. She was from Varanasi, India... See full synopsis »
10. Keisatsukan (1933)
121 min | Crime, Drama
Itami, a young policeman, meets his high school friend, Tetsuo, a gangster, at a roadblock. As they rekindled their friendship, a complex relationship is established between them.
12. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Not Rated | 190 min | Drama, History, War
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
13. The Faithful Heart (1923)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance
Marie wants to escape from her job and also from her lover, Paul, an unemployed drunk. She dreams of going off with Jean, a dockworker. The two men quarrel and fight over Marie on two ... See full summary »
14. Lonesome (1928)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd after spending a great day together. Will they ever see each other again?
15. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (II) (1959)
Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, History, War
As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.
18. The Second Circle (1990)
92 min | Drama
A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
19. Hovering Over the Water (1986)
143 min | Drama, Romance
Laura Rossellini, a widow from Rome, vacations on the Algarve coast one hot summer. One day while sunbathing, she finds a wounded man named Robert drifting in the surf on a rubber raft. She... See full summary »
22. Une femme a passé (1928)
65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The film tells the story of Frau Concha a femme fatale or as the story points out, a "fille perdue", a lost girl who has no feelings or scruples, toying with men as she pleases.
26. Young Aphrodites (1963)
88 min | Drama, Romance
200 BC. During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of woman become inextricably intertwined, as the omnipotence of the carnal instinct demands the total surrender of the flesh.
30. Fires on the Plain (1959)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, War
In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.
33. The Third Lover (1962)
80 min | Drama
André Mercier, a journalist known as Albin Mercier, is a failed, embittered writer. Sent to cover an event in Germany, he gets to know Andreas Hartmann, another writer who, for his part, ... See full summary »
34. The World in His Arms (1952)
Approved | 104 min | Action, Adventure, History
In San Francisco in 1850, a Russian Countess runs away from an arranged marriage to a Russian Prince and falls into the arms of an American sea captain who occasionally poaches seals in Russian Alaska.
Votes: 1,743 | Gross: $3.00M
35. Dyn Amo (1972)
120 min | Drama
The film follows a series of striptease acts performed for an imaginary audience in a seedy club. This mesmerising and challenging film offers no hand to hold as we, the viewers, journey ... See full summary »
38. The Wild Wild Rose (1960)
128 min | Musical
Grace Chang seduces as Hong Kong's most sensual Carmen ever. The torrid passions of Bizet's famous opera gets a postmodern reading when it is transposed to the noir-like setting of Hong ... See full summary »
39. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
40. By the Law (1926)
80 min | Drama