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Must be the listing season. Here is my life in films. (Colours denote updates.) Unlike the booklist, this list is my own.
  • 13 Tzameti. (D: Géla Babluani)
  • Alice’s Restaurant (D: Arthur Penn)
  • Amateur (D: Hal Hartley)
  • An Officer and a Gentleman (D: Taylor Hackford)
  • Angel Heart (D: Alan Parker)
  • Arizona Dream (D: Emir Kusturica)
  • Auggie Rose (D: Matthew Tabak)
  • Barfly (D: Barbet Schroeder)
  • Benny and Joon (D: Jeremiah S. Chechik)
  • Big Blue (D: Luc Besson)
  • Big Wednesday (D: John Milius)
  • Boško Buha (D: Branko Bauer)
  • Brazil (D: Terry Gilliam)
  • Breakfast Club (D: John Hughes)
  • Breaking the Waves (D: Lars von Trier)
  • C’est arrivé près de chez vous (“Man Bites Dog”) (D: Benoît Poelvoorde, Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel)
  • Dead Man (D: Jim Jarmusch)
  • Der Himmel über Berlin (“Wings of Desire”) (D: Wim Wenders)
  • Der siebente Kontinent (“The 7th Continent”) (D: Michael Haneke)
  • Ex Drummer (D: Koen Mortier)
  • Exotica (D: Atom Egoyan)
  • Fargo (D: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
  • Festen (“The Celebration”) (D: Thomas Vinterberg)
  • Fight Club (D: David Fincher)
  • Forrest Gump (D: Robert Zemeckis)
  • Frankie and Johnny (D: Garry Marshall)
  • Funny Games (D: Michael Haneke)
  • Her (D: Spike Jonze)
  • Hundstage (“Dog Days”) (D: Ulrich Seidl)
  • I Want You (D: Michael Winterbottom)
  • Idioterne (“The Idiots”) (D: Lars von Trier)
  • Into the Wild (D: Sean Penn)
  • Ko to tamo peva (“Who’s Singin’ over There?”) (D: Slobodan Šijan)
  • Le confessional (“The Confessional”) (D: Robert Lepage)
  • Leon (D: Luc Besson)
  • Lepa sela lepo gore (“Pretty Village, Pretty Flame”) (D: Srđan Dragojević)
  • Les jours où je n’existe pas (“The Days When I Do Not Exist”) (D: Jean-Charles Fitoussi)
  • Les uns et les autres (“Bolero”) (D: Claude Lelouch)
  • Life Is Sweet (D: Mike Leigh)
  • Lock, Stock and Two Broken Barrels (D: Guy Ritchie)
  • Magnolia (D: Paul Thomas Anderson)
  • Me, Natalie (D: Fred Coe)
  • My Life without Me (D: Isabel Coixet)
  • Naked (D: Mike Leigh)
  • Natural Born Killers (D: Oliver Stone)
  • Night on Earth (D: Jim Jarmusch)
  • Once Brothers (documentary) (D: Michael Tolajian)
  • Once Were Warriors (D: Lee Tamahori)
  • Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (D: Sam Peckinpah)
  • Pulp Fiction (D: Quentin Tarantino)
  • Purple Rain (D: Albert Magnoli)
  • Reservoir Dogs (D: Quentin Tarantino)
  • Shallow Grave (D: Danny Boyle)
  • Short Cuts (D: Robert Altman)
  • Sleep with Me (D: Rory Kelly)
  • Southern Comfort (D: Walter Hill)
  • Sreča na vrvici (“Happiness on a Leash”) (D: Jani Kavčič)
  • St. Elmo’s Fire (D: Joel Schumacher)
  • Strange Days (D: Kathryn Bigelow)
  • The Big Lebowski (D: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen)
  • The Commitments (D: Alan Parker)
  • The Deer Hunter (D: Michael Cimino)
  • The Doors (D: Oliver Stone)
  • The Long Riders (D: Walter Hill)
  • The Piano Teacher (D: Michael Haneke)
  • The Player (D: Robert Altman)
  • The Sixth Sense (D: M. Night Shyamalan)
  • The Sting (D: George Roy Hill)
  • The Tango Lesson (D: Sally Potter)
  • The Usual Suspects (D: Bryan Singer)
  • Tideland (D: Terry Gilliam)
  • Top Gun (D: Tony Scott)
  • True Romance (D: Tony Scott)
  • Truly, Madly, Deeply (D: Anthony Minghella)
  • WALL·E (D: Andrew Stanton)
  • Wednesday 19.7.1961 (documentary) (D: Victor Kossakovsky)
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (D: Lasse Hallström)
  • Wolke Neun (“Cloud Nine”) (D: Andreas Dresen)
  • Woodstock (D: Michael Wadleigh)

11 Comments Add yours

  1. I’ll add directors. Just in the mood for it. You’re welcome to add your favourites in comments.

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  2. carol1945 says:

    I am always looking for movies to watch at home in the evening. I am going to print out your list and try some of your favorites. I loved Wall-E, Gilbert Grape, Fargo, The Sting and Top Gun, but I am not familiar with many of this list.

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    1. Ok, Carol, do that, just bear in mind that not all of these are easy watching. I may be a bit… hardcore at times. 😀

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  3. carol1945 says:

    Okay, I will read reviews first. I have a hard time with any graphic violence, however, it depends on the story. For example Bonnie and Clyde was just fantastic. It was the first time in movies that there was fairly graphic scene at the end, but it went so well with the movie, it was okay with me. Of course, by today’s standards, that was nothing. I really hate when it is put in just to tittlelate people.

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  4. fkasara says:

    Into The Wild is one of the few examples in which the movie was better than the book, imo!

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    1. Truthfully: I haven’t read the book. 🙂 But I can’t see it beat the film. For the music alone if not for anything else… And that bear.

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      1. fkasara says:

        Hehe, true.
        In the book Krakauer wrote about some of his adventures as to compare them with the ones of the main character…that was not his story, I’m sorry :/ That was not the place to talk about his stuff. That’s why I did not appreciate the book.

        Eddie Vedder ❤ Bless him!

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      2. Oh, don’t get me started on him. 😉 He is in Firenze in the end of June, will you go?

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      3. fkasara says:

        Uh, no 😦
        You?

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      4. Still under consideration. 🙂

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