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98%

The Man Without a Past (2002)

"A highly accomplished and sensitively realized film." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
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"A haunting portrait of a national soul struggling against the rootlessness, estrangement, and transience cultivated by its turbulent and irreconcilable past." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 27, 2002
100%

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

"...a cruel testament to the blind, hypocritical legacy of traditional honor, virtue, and duty." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 4, 2002
92%

Yukinojo Henge (An Actor's Revenge) (1971)

"An Actor's Revenge is a stylistically bold and irreverent satire that seeks to reconcile the familiar, traditional elements of native culture with the modern vitality of Western influence in contemporary Japan." Senses of Cinema
Posted Oct 17, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Sep 26, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Sep 17, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Jul 12, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Jun 18, 2002
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." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 14, 2002
91%

Burmese Harp (1956)

"...a transcendence beyond spiritual captivity towards a lonely, indefinite journey, guided solely by humanity and personal conscience." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 14, 2002
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All Night Long (1982)

"A structurally challenging, yet emotionally honest, understatedly humorous, and visually compelling choreography of motion, rhythm, and passion." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2002
86%

The Travelling Players (O thiasos) (1976)

"... a harsh, bleak, and profoundly tragic portrait of the dissolution of the national soul." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2002
100%

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

"...an incisive, acerbic, and droll exploration of voyeurism, exploitation, and repression." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2002
100%

Violence at Noon (1966)

"...a taut, intelligent, and visually spellbinding portrait of repression, victimization, and guilt." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2002
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Czlowiek z Marmuru (Man of Marble) (1981)

"Wajda chronicles the social reality of revisionist history, and the tragic irony that results from constantly shifting government policies." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 9, 2002
75%

Landscapes in the Mist (Topio stin omichli) (1988)

"A poignant, lyrical, and allegorical fable on the human struggle for identity and connection." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 2, 2002
83%

Under the Olive Trees (Zire darakhatan zeyton) (Through the Olive Trees) (1994)

"...a hypnotic reflection of the passage of real-time, and we are reminded that we have witnessed one mere episode, one fleeting glimpse, of a wondrous phenomenon called life." Strictly Film School
Posted Nov 13, 2001
83%

Nostalghia (2013)

"Tarkovsky's personal struggle between love of country and creative freedom culminated during the filming of Nostalghia." Senses of Cinema
Posted Jul 24, 2001
100%

Il Bidone (The Swindle) (The Swindlers) (1955)

"A poignant and heartbreaking portrait of an aging man's redemption from a life of crime and deception." Strictly Film School
Posted Jul 24, 2001
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Tierra (Earth) (1996)

"A fascinating metaphysical excursion into the enigmatic and wondrous terrain of human emotion: attraction and connection, love and jealousy, the spiritual and the corporal." Senses of Cinema
Posted Jun 5, 2001
97%

La Dolce Vita (1960)

"Few films have indelibly defined society as caustically and honestly as Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
97%

Le Notti di Cabiria (Nights of Cabiria) (1957)

"A touching, humorous, and poignant film about hope and survival." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
86%

Blow-Up (1966)

"A parable of answered prayers: the idea that the distraction of wealth and fame cannot fill the void of loneliness, nor substitute for a soul's unrequited passion." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
93%

My Life to Live (It's My Life) (Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux) (1962)

"A highly stylized and extraordinarily unformulaic adaptation of a simple premise." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
100%

Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1956)

"An engaging, precisely crafted story of selfless bravery, perseverance, and fraternity." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
88%

Persona (1966)

"Arguably Ingmar Bergman's most challenging and experimental film." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
100%

Open City (1946)

"A testament to humanity's tenacity and perseverance, to the inexorable power of compassion and dignity. In essence, a chronicle of the soul." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
97%

The Road (La Strada) (1954)

"La Strada is Federico Fellini's moving masterpiece that explores the soul's eternal conflict between the heart and mind." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
97%

Pather Panchali (1955)

"A beautiful, understated celebration of the wonder of life and the interminable courage of the human soul." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
91%

Muriel ou Le Temps d'un Retour (The Time of Return) (1963)

"A cinematically groundbreaking, cryptic, and endlessly fascinating labyrinthine puzzle on memory and altered perception." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
100%

Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari) (1953)

"To experience a Yasujiro Ozu film is to immerse in the reserved, quiet grace of a disappearing traditional culture." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
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Bangiku (Late Chrysanthemums) (1954)

"...a validation of courage and resilience in facing the unknown - a quiet triumph of the human spirit." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
96%

Charulata (1964)

"...exquisitely shot, sublimely haunting, and emotionally complex film on the nature of human relationships." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
83%

Nostalghia (2013)

"Highly cerebral, beautifully realized, and symbolically obscure, Nostalghia is a cinematic abstract of spiritual hunger." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
90%

Days of Being Wild (A Fei zheng chuan) (1990)

"Wong Kar-wai creates a spare and elegant film on chance, fate, and unrequited longing ." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
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"A profound observation on the trials and tribulations of everyday life, reflected in complex ways -- direct and abstruse -- but all fundamentally, and infallibly, human." Strictly Film School
Posted Apr 17, 2001
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