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Ankur (1974)

"Shyam Benegal creates a sublime and provocative examination of hypocrisy, economic disparity, and the social status of women in Ankur." Strictly Film School
Posted Mar 20, 2012
97%

La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (1938)

"La Grande Illusion is a sublimely poignant and lucidly insightful commentary on the social legacy of the Great War in Europe." Senses of Cinema
Posted Feb 8, 2012
88%

The Strange Case Of Angelica (2010)

"Provides de Oliveira with a broad canvas to explore his recurring themes of doomed love, the relationship between image and reproduction, and cultural extinction." Strictly Film School
Posted Oct 19, 2010
100%

Bei qing cheng shi (A City of Sadness) (1989)

"A City of Sadness compassionately articulates the suppressed, silent despair of a people repeatedly victimised as they search for inclusion and cultural identification." Senses of Cinema
Posted Jul 30, 2010
67%

Go Go Tales (2007)

"Ferrara creates a polarizing and blunt, yet astute and unexpectedly compassionate allegory for the inextinguishable creative spirit in all its chaos, volatility, isolation, hope, and exhilaration." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 23, 2009
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Film About a Woman Who... (1974)

"Life elevated, or reduced, to the hyperbolic artifice of hackneyed drama, to clichéd cinematic constructions." Strictly Film School
Posted Jul 21, 2006
86%

Three Times (Zui hao de shi guang) (2005)

"Three Times presents a series of vignettes, each chronicling a series of understated encounters between two lovers played by same actors Chang Chen and Shu Qi, as their destinies weave through complex socio-political terrain." Strictly Film School
Posted Dec 24, 2005
90%

Capote (2005)

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Posted Oct 8, 2005
93%

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2006)

"Cristi Puiu's The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is a thoughtful and incisive slice-of-life comedy on the impersonalization (and desensitization) of institutional health care." Strictly Film School
Posted Sep 27, 2005
34%

Eros (2004)

"Distilling the essence of the innate intimacy in their unspoken ritual, Wong retains the imbued sensuality of In the Mood for Love and 2046 to create an equally understated and voluptuous tale of transfigured desire." Strictly Film School
Posted Aug 9, 2005
95%

The Best of Youth (La meglio gioventù) (2003)

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Posted Jul 12, 2005
72%

Clean (2005)

"A sincere, well-intentioned, and technically proficient, but uncharacteristically trite and formulaic portrait of a drug-addicted, washed up celebrity and recent widow." Strictly Film School
Posted Mar 22, 2005
85%

2046 (2005)

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Posted Dec 19, 2004
92%

Saraband (2003)

"Rather than a nostalgic swan song, Bergman has created another provocative chapter in his enduring expositions into the most fundamental human need for connection." Strictly Film School
Posted Dec 18, 2004
84%

L' Ora di Religione (Il Sorriso di Mia Madre) (The Religion Hour) (My Mother's Smile) (2002)

"...a richly textured, incisive, and provocative examination of outmoded faith, breakdown of family, and spiritual desolation." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 22, 2004
96%

Born Into Brothels (2004)

"Perhaps the singularly most humbling and remarkably inspiring film I have ever seen in a long time on selflessness, compassion, instilling hope, and human decency." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 15, 2004
90%

Persons of Interest (2004)

""A potent denunciation of abuse of power, state-sanctioned discrimination, and unchallenged fear mongering."" Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 15, 2004
90%

The Corporation (2004)

"The film provides an intelligent and incisive discourse on the need for moral and ethical responsibility, vigilance, awareness, and informed activism." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 15, 2004
93%

Deadline (2004)

"...unsentimental, yet profoundly moving tale of moral idealism, public service, and personal conscience." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 15, 2004
56%

Aus dem Leben der Marionetten (From the Life of the Marionettes) (1980)

"A provocative and haunting portrait of disconnection, repression, emotional violence, and intimacy." Strictly Film School
Posted May 22, 2004
80%

Genealogies of a Crime (Généalogies d'un crime) (1998)

"A sublime and effervescent exposition on the interconnection between art and life, the foibles of rationalized, amoral behavior, and the innate recursiveness of human history." Strictly Film School
Posted May 18, 2004
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Tilai (The Law) (1990)

"a distilled, lucid, and incisive cautionary tale of obdurate pride, self-righteous rationalization, and archaic traditions." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 20, 2004
98%

Since Otar Left (2004)

"A refreshingly optimistic, humorous, captivating, and deeply humanist portrait of perseverance and family." Strictly Film School
Posted Oct 22, 2003
95%

L'année dernière à Marienbad (Last Year at Marienbad) (1961)

"...a singular, audacious, and iconic exposition on the malleability of reality, time, existence, and memory." Strictly Film School
Posted Aug 29, 2003
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The Naked Island (Hadaka no shima) (1960)

"...visually distilled, minimalist, and understated, yet compelling and profoundly expressive portrait of human struggle, perseverance, and survival." Strictly Film School
Posted Aug 23, 2003
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Rikyu (1991)

"...a serenely contemplative and formally exquisite exposition on aesthetic philosophy, refinement, and spiritual unity." Strictly Film School
Posted Aug 20, 2003
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Nargess (1992)

"An understatedly provocative examination of crime, poverty, and marginalization in a culturally ingrained, codified society." Strictly Film School
Posted Aug 20, 2003
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L'Hypothèse du tableau volé (The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting) (1979)

"An indelibly haunting, endlessly fascinating, and maddeningly abstruse composition on Pirandellian ambiguity and the inherent subjectivity of perspective." Strictly Film School
Posted Jul 22, 2003
100%

My Terrorist (2003)

"...a personal documentary of reconciliation and closure that is both honest, fearless, and profoundly inspiring." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 24, 2003
100%

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

"The film provocatively captures the unarticulated tragedy of estrangement, loneliness, and disconnection." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 17, 2003
83%

Peppermint Candy (Bakha satang) (2000)

"The film serves as an incisive and affecting portrait of the uncalculated human toll of the painful, and often traumatic reconstruction of a war torn nation." Strictly Film School
Posted May 27, 2003
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The Day the Sun Turned Cold (1994)

"an exquisite, deeply affecting, and provocative examination of filial duty, estrangement, guilt, and longing." Strictly Film School
Posted May 13, 2003
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Lianlian fengchen (Dust in the Wind) (1986)

"An understated, contemplative, and elegiac portrait on the ephemeral nature of time, youth, love, and existence." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 15, 2003
100%

Rebels of the Neon God (2015)

"...articulates a profound and compassionate anthem for a lost and marginalized generation foundering in the inertia of technology and modernization." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2003
67%

Kagi (Odd Obsession) (The Key) (1959)

"A darkly comic, delirious, and irreverent satire on aging, sexuality, and narcissism" Strictly Film School
Posted Feb 25, 2003
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Iran: Veiled Appearances (2003)

"...an understatedly powerful document of a country at the cusp of profound change." Strictly Film School
Posted Feb 6, 2003
49%

Demonlover (2003)

"Despite Assayas's admirable exploration of a difficult and complex subject... the film suffers from a meandering, preposterous, and schizophrenic plot." Strictly Film School
Posted Feb 4, 2003
60%

From the Other Side (De L'autre Cote) (2003)

"...a visually rigorous, uncompromising, and quietly affecting examination of the problem of illegal immigration." Strictly Film School
Posted Jan 29, 2003
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Mother Joan of the Angels (Matka Joanna od aniolów) (1961)

"...a provocative and haunting portrait of man's eternal spiritual struggle against the indefinable nature of evil, sin, and corporeal existence." Strictly Film School
Posted Jan 29, 2003
89%

Matador (1986)

"...a bold and provocative allegory for the self-destructive cultural legacy of machismo, bravura, and ritualistic violence." Strictly Film School
Posted Jan 7, 2003
89%

Sisters of the Gion (Gion no shimai) (1936)

"...exposes the imbalancing entropy and transience of an existence bound in the underlying artifice of mercantile love." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
87%

Ten (2003)

"An insightful, universal window into the everyday complexities of contemporary existence" Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
75%

J'ai pas sommeil (I Can't Sleep) (I'm Not Sleepy) (1995)

"An evocative, richly textured, and deeply disturbing contemporary ballad on the pervasive nature of violence and the difficulty of assimilation." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
98%

8 1/2 (1963)

"Inevitably, Guido is as much a reflection of Fellini as he is of ourselves: striving for greatness, only to achieve the ordinary and familiar... with episodes of momentary abstraction in between." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
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No Fear, No Die (1990)

"Denis reveals the underlying influence of masculine competition and aggression in the everyday conduct of business and human transactions." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
75%

Code Unknown (Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages) (2000)

"Intelligently constructed, compelling, provocative, and relevant observation on social inequity, the untenability of cultural assimilation, and the failure of communication." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
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Goodbye South, Goodbye (1996)

"An intoxicating elegy of motion and stasis, modernization and tradition, hope and nihilism." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
100%

Ivan's Childhood (Ivanovo detstvo) (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." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
100%

Samurai Rebellion (1967)

"A sublime and haunting examination of conformity, inhumanity, and abuse of power." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
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