Recommended Cinema

For all those who are all so indecisive about which film to watch on those cold rainy days, the staff here at Un film de has decided to compile a list of features of which we think you will enjoy. We thought of the most common and popular genres that you would want to see, and here is what we came up with:

Drama

Persona, Ingmar Bergman 1966

The Red Shoes, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1948

Breathless (A bout de souffle), Jean-Luc Godard 1960

The Three Colors Trilogy, Krzysztof Kieslowski 1993-1994

La Dolce Vita, Federico Fellini 1960

The Last Temptation of Christ, Martin Scorsese 1988

Into the Wild, Sean Penn 2007

The Decalogue, Krzysztof Kieslowski 1989

Taxi Driver, Martin Scorsese 1976

The Passion of Joan of Arc, Carl Th. Dreyer 1928

Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont 1994

I Stand Alone, Gaspar Noé 1998

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Michel Gondry 2004

Network, Sidney Lumet 1976

Angel-A, Luc Besson 2005

Close-Up, Abbas Kiarostami 1990

Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper 1969

Russian Ark, Alexander Sokurov 2002

Broken Embraces, Pedro Almodovar 2009

High And Low, Akira Kurosawa 1963

Talk To Her, Pedro Almodovar 2002

Gone With the Wind, Victor Fleming 1939

Comedy

Annie Hall, Woody Allen 1977

The Birdcage, Mike Nichols 1996

White (of the Three Colors Trilogy), Krzysztof Kieślowski 1994

Sleeper, Woody Allen 1973

Big Fish, Tim Burton 2003

Annie Hall, Woody Allen 1977

The General, Buster Keaton 1926

The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin 1940

Les vacances de monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati 1953

Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Terry Jones 1979

Stranger Than Fiction, Marc Forster 2006

Chasing Amy, Kevin Smith 1997

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Garth Jennings 2005

Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Stanley Kubrick 1964

The Player, Robert Altman 1992

The Royal Tenenbaums, Wes Anderson 2001

Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Blake Edwards 1961

Raising Arizona, Joel and Ethan Coe 1987

Whatever Works, Woody Allen 2009

Cinema Paradiso, Giuseppe Tornatore 1988

Independent

Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino 1994

Shadows, John Cassavetes 1959

White Ribbon, Michael Haneke 2009

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, John Cassavetes 1976

Coffee and Cigarettes, Jim Jarmusch 2003

A Woman Under the Influence, John Cassavetes 1974

Four Rooms, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Allison Anders, and Alexander Rockwell 1995

Faces, John Cassavetes 1968

Pi, Darren Aronofsky 1998

El Mariachi, Robert Rodriguez 1992

Eraserhead, David Lynch 1976

Mean Streets, Martin Scorsese 1973

Kasaba (The Small Town), Nuri Bilge Ceylan 1997

Blood Simple, Joel and Ethan Coen 1984

Taste of Cherry, Abbas Kiarostami 1997

Mad Detective, Johnny To 2007

Oldboy, Park Chan-wook 2003

Sideways, Alexander Payne 2004

Night on Earth, Jim Jarmusch 1991

Adaptation, Spike Jonze 2002

Thriller

Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock 1960

M, Fritz Lang 1931

The Killing, Stanley Kubrick 1956

Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock 1954

The Maltese Falcon, John Huston 1941

Chinatown, Roman Polanski 1974

Touch of Evil, Orson Welles 1958

Funny Games, Michael Haneke 1997

Repulsion, Roman Polanski 1965

Silence of the Lambs, Jonathan Demme 1991

Jaws, Steven Spielberg 1975

Memento, Christopher Nolan  2000

Cape Fear, Martin Scorsese 1991

Mulholland Drive, David Lynch 2001

Bad Education, Pedro Almodovar 2004

Strangers on a Train, Alfred Hitchcock 1951

Thirst, Park Chan-wook 2009

No Country for Old Men, Joel and Ethan Coen 2007

Barking Dogs Never Bite, Bong Joon-ho 2000

Peeping Tom, Michael Powell 1960

Documentary

Home, Yann Arthus-Bertrand 2009

Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog 2005

Woodstock, Michael Wadleigh 1970

Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock 2004

Encounters at The End of The World, Werner Herzog 2007

Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moore 2004

A Married Couple, Allan King 1969

March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet 2005

Warrendale, Allan King 1967

Religulous, Larry Charles 2008

Flow: For Love of Water, Irena Salina 2008

When You’re Strange, Tom Dicillio 2010

Sicko, Michael Moore 2007

The Corporation, Mark Achbaris 2003

Wild Man Blues, Barbara Kopple 1998

Man on Wire, James Marsh 2008

Bowling for Columbine, Michael Moore 2002

Hoop Dreams, Steve James 1994

Close-Up, Abbas Kiarostami 1990

I’m Still Here (mockumentary), Casey Affleck 2010

Man Bites Dog (mockumentary), Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel, Benoit Poelvoorde 1992

Animation

Paprika, Satoshi Kon 2006

WALL-E, Andrew Stanton 2008

Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki 2001

Persepolis, Vincent Paronnaud & Marjan Satrapi 2007

Tokyo Godfathers, Satoshi Kon 2003

Toy Story, John Lasseter 1995

A Town Called Panic, Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar 2009

The Lion King, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff 1994

Kiki’s Delivery Service, Hayao Miyazaki 1989

Corpse Bride, Tim Burton 2005

My Neighbor Totoro, Hayao Miyazaki 1988

Ratatouille, Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava 2007

The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wes Anderson 2009

Monsters, Inc., Pete Docter 2001

Coraline, Henry Selick 2009

The Nightmare Before Christmas, Henry Selick 1993

Hedgehog in The Fog (short), Yuriy Norshteyn 1975

Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo 1988

Science Fiction

2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick 1968

Blade Runner, Ridley Scott 1982

A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick 1971

Twelve Monkeys, Terry Gilliam 1995

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Michel Gondry 2004

Children of Men, Alfonso Cuarón 2006

2046, Wong Kar-wai 2004

Brazil, Terry Gilliam 1985

Inception, Christopher Nolan 2010

Solaris, Andrei Tarkovsky 1972

Dr. jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Rouben Mamoulian 1932

Moon, Duncan Jones 2009

The Matrix, Wachowski Brothers 1999

Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo 1988

Nineteen Eighty-Four, Michael Radford 1984

Paprika, Satoshi Kon 2006

Star Wars, George Lucas 1977

Metropolis, Fritz Lang 1927

Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky 1979

Aeon Flux, Karyn Kusama 1968

Horror

The Shining, Stanley Kubrick 1980

Nosferatu, F. W. Murnau 1922

Rosemary’s Baby, Roman Polanski 1968

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Robert Wiene 1920

The Birds, Alfred Hitchcock 1963

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Tobe Hooper 1974

Kwaidan, Masaki Kobayashi 1965

The Exorcist, William Friedkin 1971

Silence of the Lambs, Jonathan Demme 1991

Waxworks, Paul Leni 1924

The Hills Have Eyes, Alexandre Aja 2006

Frankenstein, James Whale 1931

The Orphanage, Juan Antonio Bayona 2007

Antichrist, Lars von Trier 2009

The Eye, Pang brothers 2002

Audition, Takashi Miike 1999

Hellraiser, Clive Barker 1987

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