King Lear (1987) – Jean-Luc Godard

King Lear (1987) – Jean-Luc Godard

 

  King Lear is a 1987 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play in the style of experimental French New Wave cinema. The script was primarily by Peter Sellars and Tom Luddy, and was originally assigned to Norman Mailer. It is not a typical cinematic adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, although …

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Don’t Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

 

 Anne de Boissy and Lore Fournier are two adolescent Angevin girls who stay at a Catholic boarding school. Both have affluent and conservative families living in the countryside and on becoming friends and later lovers, the two decide to join forces in their malicious rebellion. When Anne’s parents take a long trip and leave Anne …

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Attack Of The Mushroom People (1963) – Matango

Attack Of The Mushroom People (1963)

 

 Matango is a 1963 Japanese horror film directed by Ishirō Honda. The film is about a group of castaways on an island, who fall under the spell of the narcotic-like mushrooms that grow there, resulting in the people becoming mutated beings. Attack Of The Mushroom People (1963) – Feature by filmgorillas

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Mon Oncle (1958) Jacques Tati

Mon Oncle (1958) Jacques Tati

 

  The film centers on the socially awkward yet lovable character of Monsieur Hulot and his quixotic struggle with postwar France’s infatuation with modern architecture, mechanical efficiency and consumerism. As with most Tati films, Mon Oncle is largely a visual comedy; color and lighting are employed to help tell the story. The dialogue in Mon …

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Lady Snowblood (1973)

Lady Snowblood (1973)

 

  Lady Snowblood is a 1973 Japanese action thriller film directed by Toshiya Fujita and starring Meiko Kaji. It is based on the manga series of the same name, recounting the tale of Yuki, a woman who seeks vengeance upon three people who raped her mother and killed her mother’s husband and son.

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Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

 

 Shoot the Piano Player (French: Tirez sur le pianiste; UK title: Shoot the Pianist) is a 1960 French crime drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Charles Aznavour as the titular pianist. It is based on the novel Down There by David Goodis. A washed-up classical pianist, Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan (Charles Aznavour), bottoms out …

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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

 

 Mississippi Mermaid (French: La sirène du Mississipi) is a 1969 French romantic drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Catherine Deneuve and Jean-Paul Belmondo. Adapted from the 1947 novel Waltz into Darkness by Cornell Woolrich, the film is about a tobacco planter on Réunion island in the Indian Ocean who becomes engaged through correspondence …

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Two English Girls (1971)

Two English Girls (1971)

 

 Two English Girls (original French title: Les Deux Anglaises et le Continent, UK Title: Anne and Muriel), is a 1971 French romantic drama film directed by François Truffaut and adapted from a 1956 novel of the same name by Henri-Pierre Roché. It stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Claude, Kika Markham as Anne, and Stacey Tendeter as …

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The Story of Adele H. (1975)

The Story of Adele H. (1975)

 

 The Story of Adele H. (French: L’Histoire d’Adèle H.) is a 1975 French historical drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, and Sylvia Marriott. Written by Truffaut, Jean Gruault, and Suzanne Schiffman, the film is about Adèle Hugo, the daughter of writer Victor Hugo, whose obsessive unrequited love for a …

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Adalen 31 (1969)

Adalen 31 (1969)

 

 Ådalen 31 (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈoːdɑːlən]) (Released in the United States as Adalen Riots) is a 1969 Swedish drama film directed by Bo Widerberg. It depicts the 1931 Ådalen shootings, in which Swedish military forces opened fire against labour demonstrators in the Swedish sawmill district of Ådalen killing five people, including a young girl. The film …

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Le joli mai (1963)

Le joli mai (1963)

 

 https://youtu.be/-SZrEaigk6o Le Joli Mai (“The Lovely Month of May”)is a 1963 French documentary film by Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme. Beginning in the Spring of 1962, just after the close of the Algerian War and the Évian Accords, Marker and his camera operator Pierre Lhomme shot 55 hours of footage interviewing random people on the …

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Malenkiy Gigant Bolshogo Seksa (1992) – Short Movie Clip

Malenkiy Gigant Bolshogo Seksa (1992)

 

  Based on the story “Oh, Marat!” by Fazil Iskander. The main character of the movie, Marat, lives in a coastal town near the Black Sea, he works as a photographer at the beach and is an editor at the local newspaper. But he is known for an entirely other reason: no woman can resist …

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And The Ship Sails On (1983) – Federico Fellini

- And The Ship Sails On (1983)

 

 https://youtu.be/STXjXv_ID3A And the Ship Sails On (Italian: E la nave va) is a 1983 Italian film by Federico Fellini. It depicts the events on board a luxury liner filled with the friends of a deceased opera singer who have gathered to mourn her. The film was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign …

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