Authors

Strictly Film School

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 83%

Les Amants de Montparnasse (Montparnasse 19) (The Lovers of Montparnasse) (Heroes in White) (1958)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

2 63%

Unknown Pleasures (2003)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

3 100%

Ordet (The Word) (1954)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

4 100%

Three Colors: Blue (Trois Couleurs: Bleu) (1993)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

5 100%

Maboroshi no hikari (Maborosi) (Illusion) (1995)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

6 80%

Damage (1998)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

7 ——

Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö (The Match Factory Girl) (1990)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

8 100%

Ikiru (Doomed) (Living) (To Live) (1956)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

9 97%

Jules and Jim (1962)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

10 100%

Ivanovo detstvo (Ivan's Childhood)(My Name Is Ivan)(The Youngest Spy) (1962)

"Tarkovsky uses sharp, contrasting scenes of light and darkness to visually delineate between the idealization of a normal life and its seeming elusiveness in the hopelessness of war."

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

11 ——

Tierra (Earth) (1996)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

12 88%

El Sol del membrillo (Dream of Light) (Quince Tree of the Sun) (2000)

"An understated observation of the inevitable passage of time, and the irrepressible longing of the soul to capture an elusive moment of nature's fleeting beauty."

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

13 66%

Solaris (2002)

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

14 100%

Samurai Rebellion (1967)

"A sublime and haunting examination of conformity, inhumanity, and abuse of power."

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

15 98%

The Man Without a Past (2002)

"A highly accomplished and sensitively realized film."

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

16 ——

Time to Live and a Time to Die ()

"A haunting portrait of a national soul struggling against the rootlessness, estrangement, and transience cultivated by its turbulent and irreconcilable past."

Posted Nov 27, 2002

Acquarello

17 100%

The Life of Oharu (Saikaku ichidai onna) (1952)

"...a cruel testament to the blind, hypocritical legacy of traditional honor, virtue, and duty."

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Acquarello

18 100%

La Terra trema (1948)

Posted Oct 26, 2002

Acquarello

19 83%

Onibaba (1965)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Acquarello

20 84%

Ni na bian ji dian (What Time Is It Over There?) (2001)

"...transcends the bounds of geographical, cultural, and personal isolation to map the elusive metaphysical plane of human interconnectedness."

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Acquarello

21 83%

Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e Guilass) (1998)

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Acquarello

22 100%

Sátántangó (Satan's Tango) (1994)

"A barren reflection of the villagers' own existential limbo - a bleak, stagnant, and inert wasteland festering in a hopeless, meaningless, and soulless world."

Posted Sep 17, 2002

Acquarello

23 93%

High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (Heaven and Hell) (1963)

Posted Sep 10, 2002

Acquarello

24 ——

Love and Anarchy (Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota) (1998)

Posted Aug 27, 2002

Acquarello

25 100%

Sasame-yuki (Fine Snow)(Hosone yuki)(The Makioka Sisters) (1983)

Posted Aug 6, 2002

Acquarello

26 86%

Nippon konchuki (The Insect Woman) (1963)

"Illustrates the instinctuality, mysticism, and idiosyncrasies embedded in the native culture, celebrating the resilient soul of a marginalized national identity."

Posted Jul 12, 2002

Acquarello

27 97%

The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) (1928)

"A profoundly moving, indelible film of courage and perseverance, spirituality and conscience."

Posted Jun 18, 2002

Acquarello

28 ——

Durian Durian ()

Posted Jun 13, 2002

Acquarello

29 92%

My Favorite Season (Ma saison préférée) (1996)

Posted May 28, 2002

Acquarello

30 100%

Narayama bushiko (Ballad of Narayama) (1984)

Posted May 21, 2002

Acquarello

31 100%

Öszi almanach (Almanac of Fall) (1984)

"A haunting image of lost and aimless spirits... drifting round and round in circles through the empty, soulless rooms of their stifling and claustrophobic corporeality."

Posted Apr 14, 2002

Acquarello

32 91%

Mother (1996)

Posted Apr 14, 2002

Acquarello

33 91%

Biruma no Tategoto (The Burmese Harp) (1956)

"...a transcendence beyond spiritual captivity towards a lonely, indefinite journey, guided solely by humanity and personal conscience."

Posted Apr 14, 2002

Acquarello

34 97%

La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (2012)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

35 100%

Nagaya shinshiroku (Record of a Tenement Gentleman) (1947)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

36 85%

Wandâfuru raifu (After Life) (1998)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

37 ——

Utamaro o meguru gonin no onna (Five Women Around Utamaro) (1946)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

38 100%

Gion bayashi (A Geisha) (1953)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

39 100%

Cría Cuervos (Cria!) (Raise Ravens) (1976)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

40 100%

Pauline At The Beach (1983)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

41 100%

The Blue Kite (Lan feng zheng) (1993)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

42 86%

Equinox Flower (1958)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

43 94%

Ma Nuit chez Maud (My Night at Maud's ) (My Night with Maud) (1970)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

44 ——

All Night Long (1982)

"A structurally challenging, yet emotionally honest, understatedly humorous, and visually compelling choreography of motion, rhythm, and passion."

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

45 86%

The Travelling Players (O thiasos) (1976)

"... a harsh, bleak, and profoundly tragic portrait of the dissolution of the national soul."

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

46 90%

Alphaville (1965)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

47 80%

Les Rendez-vous d'Anna (The Meetings of Anna) (1978)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

48 100%

Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

49 50%

The Hole (2001)

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

50 100%

Jinruigaku nyumon: Erogotshi yori (The Pornographers) (1966)

"...an incisive, acerbic, and droll exploration of voyeurism, exploitation, and repression."

Posted Apr 9, 2002

Acquarello

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