With Les Films du Paradoxe (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. Funny Games (1997)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
7. Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Votes: 11,854 | Gross: $0.00M
8. Der siebente Kontinent (1989)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister.
9. Benny's Video (1992)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.
10. Mayis Sikintisi (1999)
130 min | Comedy, Drama
This is a movie within movie, which is almost recursive, i.e., the movie inside looks like director Ceylan's previous movie, Kasaba. It is about the movie director, Muzaffer, going back to ... See full summary »
11. Maadadayo (1993)
134 min | Drama
Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.
Votes: 4,350 | Gross: $0.05M
12. 71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls (1994)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man.
14. Moolaadé (2004)
Unrated | 124 min | Drama
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.
Votes: 3,173 | Gross: $0.21M
15. Höhenfeuer (1985)
R | 119 min | Drama
A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him... See full summary »
16. The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets... See full summary »
17. Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.
Votes: 3,329 | Gross: $1.57M
18. Spasi i sokhrani (I) (1989)
Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, History
Inspired by Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Sokurov's Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma's decline and fall, including affairs with an aristocratic and a student. Focusing ... See full summary »
19. Contre l'oubli (1991)
110 min | Drama
Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean... See full summary »
Directors: Chantal Akerman, René Allio, Denis Amar, Jean Becker, Jane Birkin, Jean-Michel Carré, Patrice Chéreau, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Dominique Dante, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Jacques Doillon, Martine Franck, Gérard Frot-Coutaz, Francis Girod, Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Jean-Loup Hubert, Robert Kramer, Patrice Leconte, Anne-Marie Miéville, Sarah Moon, Philippe Muyl, Michel Piccoli, Alain Resnais, Coline Serreau, Bertrand Tavernier, Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Paul Amar, Robert Badinter, Guy Bedos, Jane Birkin
20. Simon mágus (1999)
100 min | Drama
In this surrealistic movie from the director of My 20th Century, the French police seek help from Simon, a visionary living in Budapest to solve a murder case. Whilst in Paris, Simon falls ... See full summary »
22. My Brother's Wedding (1983)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
A man who has struggled personally has conflicts with his upwardly mobile lawyer brother and well to-do fiance and is reluctantly to be the best man at their wedding.
Votes: 536 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Snijeg (2008)
100 min | Drama
Post traumatic life of the Bosnian Muslim widows and daughters after their husbands and fathers were murdered by Bosnian Serb Army. Plot is set in post war eastern Bosnian village near town of Zvornik.
24. The Traveler (1974)
83 min | Drama
A grade-school-age boy, neglected by his parents, lies, cheats, and steals to accumulate enough money to afford a bus ride to a large city and a ticket to see his favorite soccer team play.
25. Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her ... See full summary »
Votes: 314 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
R | 99 min | Drama, War
Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.
Votes: 3,840 | Gross: $0.66M
30. She, a Chinese (2009)
103 min | Drama
This is the story of Mei, a young woman on a trip from East to West after her escape from her provincial Chinese village. Beginning in Chongqing and a disastrous factory job, Mei soon heads... See full summary »
32. Calder's Circus (1961)
19 min | Documentary, Short
Among Alexander Calder's creations were miniature spring-loaded circus figures, made of wire. In this short film, Calder (1989-1976) talks about and demonstrates these toy-like creations. ... See full summary »
34. Die Unberührbare (2000)
110 min | Drama
Flanders, a famous female author, travels 1989 after the fall of the Berlin wall into the German capital. She is deeply depressed of the events because she saw the communistic states as a ... See full summary »
36. Deux de la Vague (2010)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut, their careers, their friendship and their impact on the French New Wave of the 1960s.
Votes: 746 | Gross: $0.03M
37. Silvia Prieto (1999)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A woman in her late-twenties called Silvia Prieto wants to improve herself. Her discovery of a second person also called Silvia Prieto will change her life forever. Maybe not the changes she hoped for.
38. The Dog in the Manger (1996)
119 min | Comedy, Romance
Diana, Duchess of Belflor, is a smart and attractive young lady who is in love with his secretary Teodoro, but he is engaged to Marcela, a lady-in-waiting of the Duchess. Diana, driven by ... See full summary »
39. Mouvements du désir (1994)
93 min | Drama, Romance
During the long train ride from Montreal to Vancouver, a man and woman find themselves increasingly attracted to each other.
Votes: 133 | Gross: $0.10M
40. Guelwaar (1992)
115 min | Drama
Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes ... See full summary »
Votes: 257 | Gross: $0.06M
41. Mashgh-e Shab (1989)
86 min | Documentary, Drama
In this documentary, Kiarostami asks a number of students about their school homework. The answers of some children shows the darker side of this method of education.
42. A Erva do Rato (2008)
80 min | Drama
The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.
44. Belle toujours (2006)
Not Rated | 68 min | Drama, Music
38 years after their last encounter, Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine in a concert. He follows her and sadistically takes out a slow and painful revenge.
Votes: 922 | Gross: $0.01M
46. Fuyu no hi (2003)
39 min | Animation, Short
A compilation of short animated clips on winter days in Japan
Directors: Mark Baker, Jacques Drouin, Taku Furukawa, Co Hoedeman, Kihachiro Kawamoto, Yôichi Kotabe, Yuri Norstein, Bretislav Pojar, Raoul Servais, Shinichi Suzuki, Isao Takahata, Koji Yamamura | Stars: Ryuta Kashiwagi, Kyôko Kishida, Noboru Mitani, Mutsumi Sasaki
49. Nico Icon (1995)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A look into the many lives of Christa Päffgen, otherwise known as Nico; from cutie German mädchen to the first of the supermodels, to glamorous diva of the Velvet Underground, to cult item,... See full summary »
Votes: 617 | Gross: $0.21M
50. Ah! La libido (2009)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
Four women, all journalists for the French daily "Libération", decide to have, over the course of a week-end, an experience with a male prostitute.