2011

by clairehsu0609 | created - 14 Jan 2014 | updated - 24 Jan 2014 | Public

what I saw in 2011

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1. The Skin I Live In (2011)

R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

70 Metascore

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes

Votes: 124,810 | Gross: $3.19M

2. The Kid with a Bike (2011)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama

87 Metascore

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Thomas Doret, Cécile de France, Jérémie Renier, Fabrizio Rongione

Votes: 24,775 | Gross: $1.38M

3. Le Havre (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

82 Metascore

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen

Votes: 18,663 | Gross: $0.61M

4. Almayer's Folly (2011)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

92 Metascore

A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Stanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion, Zac Andianas

Votes: 500

5. A Ghost of a Chance (2011)

142 min | Comedy, Crime

When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Fukada

Votes: 823

6. The Help (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama

62 Metascore

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 396,261 | Gross: $169.71M

7. A Separation (2011)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Thriller

95 Metascore

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini

Votes: 200,013 | Gross: $7.10M

8. 17 Girls (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

61 Metascore

When a rebellious teenager finds out that she is already eight weeks pregnant, she forms a pact with sixteen of her classmates to get pregnant simultaneously, raise their children together, and most of all, be in charge of their lives.

Directors: Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin | Stars: Louise Grinberg, Juliette Darche, Roxane Duran, Esther Garrel

Votes: 2,985 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

70 Metascore

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen | Stars: Helene Bergsholm, Malin Bjørhovde, Henriette Steenstrup, Beate Støfring

Votes: 8,820 | Gross: $0.12M

10. Detachment (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

52 Metascore

A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Adrien Brody, Christina Hendricks, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu

Votes: 70,148 | Gross: $0.07M

11. The Fairy (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy | Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy, Philippe Martz

Votes: 2,209 | Gross: $0.04M

12. Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

39 Metascore

A young man suffering from Tourette's syndrome absconds from an institution with two other inhabitants to travel to Italy to fulfill his mother's last wish.

Director: Ralf Huettner | Stars: Florian David Fitz, Karoline Herfurth, Heino Ferch, Katharina Müller-Elmau

Votes: 4,988

13. The Fatherless (2011)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

They never expected Kyra to turn up again. The two brothers and their sister, brought together when their father dies, are stunned by the appearance of their sister. Kyra suddenly vanished ... See full summary »

Director: Marie Kreutzer | Stars: Andreas Kiendl, Andrea Wenzl, Emily Cox, Philipp Hochmair

Votes: 197

14. Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

75 Metascore

Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult.

Director: Sean Durkin | Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes, Christopher Abbott

Votes: 46,154 | Gross: $2.98M

16. The Swell Season (2011)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Romance

65 Metascore

The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová when their songwriting collaboration in the film Once (2007) culminated in a jubilant Oscar win. But behind the scenes, where ... See full summary »

Directors: Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis | Stars: Catherine Hansard, Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová

Votes: 730

17. The Beat Is the Law: Fanfare for the Common People (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

Glastonbury Festival, 1995: The Stone Roses pull out of their headline set after a mountain bike accident and Rod Stewart is unavailable. As last minute replacements, Pulp take to the stage... See full summary »

Director: Eve Wood | Stars: Ian Anderson, Nick Banks, Nick Bax, Martin Bedford

Votes: 51

18. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 645,442 | Gross: $28.26M

19. La Dolce Vita (1960)

Not Rated | 174 min | Comedy, Drama

93 Metascore

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 59,595 | Gross: $19.52M

20. Children of Paradise (1945)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama, Romance

The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir

Votes: 16,906

21. No More Easy Life (1979)

103 min | Drama

A wistful slice-of-life drama about a college student's attempts to manage her relations with two men.

Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Kaori Momoi, Eiji Okuda, Leo Morimoto, Jûzô Itami

Votes: 58

22. Smuggler (2011)

TV-MA | 114 min | Drama

This live-action film adaptation of Shohei Manabe's Smuggler manga is not to be missed! Ryosuke Kinuta is a failed actor with big time debts. His loan shark scores him a gig smuggling dead ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masatoshi Nagase, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Hikari Mitsushima

Votes: 459

23. Sad Vacation (2007)

136 min | Drama

Kenji, abandoned by his mother, scrapes out a meager existence doing odd jobs including driving bar hostesses and their customers home. Besides this he takes care of the sister of an old ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Kaori Fujimitsu, Eri Ishida, Yuka Itaya

Votes: 347

25. Jump Ashin! (2011)

126 min | Drama, Sport

A Taiwanese boy joins gymnastics at school and has talent for it. His mother forces him to stop and help with the family business. He goes on a downward spiral of fighting etc. Hitting rock bottom he decides to pursue his dream again.

Director: Yu-Hsien Lin | Stars: Eddie Peng, Yi-Chen Lee, Lawrence Ko, Li-li Pan

Votes: 779

26. Revenge: A Love Story (2010)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Kit is a young man hunted by the police after a series of murders. A mystery unravels and out comes a story about revenge.

Director: Ching-Po Wong | Stars: Juno Mak, Sora Aoi, Tony Liu, Siu-Ho Chin

Votes: 1,467

27. Let the Bullets Fly (2010)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Comedy, Western

66 Metascore

In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman.

Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Wen Jiang, You Ge, Carina Lau

Votes: 8,344 | Gross: $0.06M

28. Dragon (2011)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

62 Metascore

A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan | Stars: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Wei Tang, Jia-Min Li

Votes: 12,980 | Gross: $0.01M

29. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

The chauvinist Alexandre balances relationships with several women, including the maternal Marie and the sexually liberated Veronika, in the post-1968 intellectual scene of Paris.

Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 4,472

30. Under Control (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

Within the closed world of the nuclear power industry one of humanity's most compelling struggles has taken place. Germany was at the vanguard of the nuclear power industry but now the ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Sattel

Votes: 109

31. Arbeiter verlassen die Fabrik (1995)

36 min | Short

A hundred years of scenes in which workers are seen leaving their factory spaces are used to deconstruct the ideology behind representations of such workers in both fiction and non fiction films.

Director: Harun Farocki | Star: Harun Farocki

Votes: 141

32. Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave (1973)

91 min | Drama

Roswitha is working to carry out illegal abortions, to support her husband and two children. The police discovers her and the husband is arrested. Roswitha gets involved in social work and politics.

Director: Alexander Kluge | Stars: Alexandra Kluge, Franz Bronski, Bion Steinborn, Sylvia Gartmann

Votes: 249

33. Louise-Michel (2008)

94 min | Comedy

What to do when the workers of a factory have been laid off overnight? Louise has an original idea: why not pool the compensation money to ... hire a hit man and to liquidate the boss? ... See full summary »

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Yolande Moreau, Bouli Lanners, Benoît Poelvoorde, Albert Dupontel

Votes: 2,271

34. Valmont (1989)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

France before 1789: When a widow hears that her lover is to marry her cousin's daughter, she asks the playboy Valmont to take the girl's virginity. But first she bets him, with her body as prize, to seduce a virtuous, young, married woman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 11,776 | Gross: $1.13M

35. La journée de la jupe (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

Skirt Day is a fascinating psychological study, a socio-critical investigation - and Isabelle Adhani's first film in five years.

Director: Jean-Paul Lilienfeld | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Denis Podalydès, Khalid Berkouz, Yann Ebonge

Votes: 2,219

36. The Invention of the Curried Sausage (2008)

106 min | Drama

World War II is grinding to a close, and middle-aged Lena Bruecker (Barbara Sukowa) is caught in the fallout of Germany's crushing defeat. Her husband is missing in action on the Eastern ... See full summary »

Director: Ulla Wagner | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Alexander Khuon, Wolfgang Böck, Branko Samarovski

Votes: 156

37. Canary (2004)

132 min | Drama

Based on the true events of the deadly gas attacks perpetrated by members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult on the Tokyo subway system, CANARY tells the moving story of two children, each abandoned... See full synopsis »

Director: Akihiko Shiota | Stars: Hôshi Ishida, Mitsuki Tanimura, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miyako Koda

Votes: 291



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