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À Bout de Souffle - see Breathless
About the White Bus
(Fletcher, UK, 1968) FlJ68
The Adversary
/ Pratidwandi (Ray, India, 1970) RaS70
Alexander Nevsky
(Eisenstein, USSR, 1938) EiS38
(Wilkinson, Australia, 1983) WiM83
The Amateur Gentleman
(Freeland, USA, 1936) FrT36
America - From Hitler to M-X
(Harvey, USA, 1982) HaJ82
Among People
- see My Apprenticeships
Andrey Rublyev
(Tarkovsky, USSR, 1966) TaA66
El Angel Exterminador
- see The Exterminating Angel
/ The Seedling (Benegal, India, 1974) BeS74
The Anna Cross
(Annensky, USSR, 1954) AnI54
À Nous la Liberté
(Clair, France, 1931) ClR31b
Apur Sansar
- see The World of Apu
Aranyer Din Ratri
- see Days and Nights in the Forest
The Ascent
/ Voskhozhdenie (Shepitko, USSR, 1976) ShL76
Ashes and Diamonds
/ Popiol i Diament (Wajda, Poland, 1958) WaA58
Ashik Kerib
(Paradzhanov & Abashidze, USSR, 1988) PaS88
Astenichesky Sindrom
- see The Asthenic Syndrome
The Asthenic Syndrome
/ Astenichesky Sindrom (Muratova, USSR, 1989) MuK89
(Vigo, France, 1934) ViJ34
Autumn Fires
(Barclay, New Zealand, 1977) BaBa77
(Antonioni, Italy / France, 1960) AnM60
Ballada o Soldate - see The Ballad of a Soldier
The Ballad of a Soldier
/ Ballada o Soldate (Chukhray, USSR, 1959) ChG59
- see Late Spring
La Battaglia di Algeria
- see The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers
/ La Battaglia di Algeria (Pontecorvo, Italy, 1966) PoG66
La Bête Humaine
/ The Human Beast (Renoir, France, 1938) ReJ38
The Bill Douglas Trilogy
- see My Childhood, My Ain Folk, My Way Home
Black Holiday
/ La Villeggiatura (Leto, Italy, 1973) LeM73
Black Harvest
(Anderson & Connolly, Australia, 1992) An/Co92
(Hitchcock, UK, 1929) HiA29
Der Blaue Engel
- see The Blue Angel
Blood of a Poet
/ Le Sang d'un Poète (Cocteau, France, 1930) CoJ30
The Blue Angel
/ Der Blaue Engel (von Sternberg, Germany, 1930) VoJ30
The Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin' Hopkins
(Blank, USA, 1969) BlL69
Boudu Sauvé des Eaux
/ Boudu Saved From Drowning (Renoir, France, 1932) ReJ32
Boudu Saved From Drowning
- see Boudu Sauvé des Eaux
Boyarsky Zagovor
- see Ivan the Terrible Part II
The Boyars' Plot
- see Ivan the Terrible Part II
/ À Bout de Souffle (Godard, France, 1959) GoJ59
The Bridge: A Story of Men in Dispute
(Pohlmann & Mita, New Zealand, 1982) Po/Mi82
Brief Encounters
/ Korotkie Vstrechi (Muratova, USSR, 1967) MuK67
Brother's Keeper
(Berlinger & Sinofsky, USA, 1991) Be/Si91
Burden of Dreams
(Blank, USA, 1982) BlL82
Campanadas a Medianoche - see Chimes at Midnight
Casino Cambodia
(K, Thailand, 1994) KI94
(Vasiliev x 2, USSR, 1934) Va/Va34
Chelovek s Ruzhyom
- see The Man with the Gun
The Childhood of Gorky
/ Detstvo Gorkovo (Donskoy, USSR, 1938) DoM38
(Davies, UK, 1976) DaT76
Children of Paradise
- see Les Enfants du Paradis
Chile: Hasta Cuando?
(Bradbury, Australia, 1986) BrD86
Chimes at Midnight
/ Campanadas a Medianoche (Welles, Spain / Switzerland, 1966) WeO66
Chulas Fronteras
(Blank, USA / Mexico, 1976) BlL76
The Colour of Pomegranates
/ Nran Gouyne / Sayat Nova (Paradzhanov, USSR, 1969) PaS69
Company Limited
/ Seemabadha (Ray, India, 1971) RaS71
- see Kameradschaft
Cousin Bobby
(Demme, USA, 1992) DeJ92
The Cranes Are Flying
/ Letyat Zhuravli (Kalatozov, USSR, 1957) KaM57
The Crime
- see Murder Czech Style
Day of Wrath / Vredens Dag (Dreyer, Denmark, 1943) DrC43
Days and Nights in the Forest
/ Aranyer Din Ratri (Ray, India, 1969) RaS69
Death and Transfiguration
(Davies, UK, 1983) DaT83
Del Mero Corazon
(Blank, US, 1978) BlL78
Detstvo Gorkono
- see The Childhood of Gorky
Diary of a Country Priest
/ Journal d'un Curé de Campagne (Bresson, France, 1951) BrR51
Diary of a Shinjuku Thief
/ Shinjuku Dorobo Nikki (Oshima, Japan, 1969) OsN69
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti
(Deren, USA, 1977) DeM77
Dolgie Provody
- see A Long Farewell
Down to Earth
(Smith, UK, 1955) SmJ55
Dry Wood
(Blank, USA, 1973) BlL73a
Dry Wood and Hot Pepper
- see Dry Wood & Hot Pepper
The Eclipse - see L'Eclisse
/ The Eclipse (Antonioni, Italy / France, 1962) AnM62
The Eighth
/ Osmiyat (Heskiya, Bulgaria, 1969) HeZ69
Elephant Boy
(Flaherty & Korda, UK, 1937) FlR37
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
/ Yuki Yukite Shingun (Hara, Japan, 1987) HaK87
The End of Agent W4C
(Vorlicek, Czechoslovakia, 1967) VoV67
Les Enfants du Paradis
/ Children of Paradise (Carne, France, 1945) CaM45
Les Enfants Terribles
(Melville, France, 1949) MeJ49
- see The Flight
El Espiritu de la Colmena
- see The Spirit of the Beehive
Eva Wants to Sleep
/ Ewa Cche Spac (Chmielewski, Poland, 1957) ChT57
Everything for Sale
/ Wszystko na Sprzedaz (Wajda, Poland, 1968) WaA68
Ewa Cche Spac
- see Eva Wants to Sleep
The Exterminating Angel
/ El Angel Exterminador (Buñuel, Mexico, 1962) BuL62
A Few Days in the Life of I. I. Oblomov - see Oblomov
(Schneider, USA, 1965) ScA65
First Contact
(Anderson & Connolly, Australia, 1982) An/Co82
- see The Girls
The Flight
/ Utek / Escape (Skalsky, Czechoslovakia, 1967) SkS67
Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives
(Weissman & Fernie, Canada, 1992) We/Fe92
A Free Woman
- see Summer Lightning
/ Hets / Torment (Sjöberg, Sweden, 1944) SjA44
From the Journals of Jean Seberg
(Rappaport, USA, 1995) RaM95
Gamlet - see Hamlet
Gap-Toothed Women
(Blank, USA, 1987) BlL87a
Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers
(Blank, USA, 1980) BlL80
Gates of Heaven
(Morris, USA, 1979) MoE79
Gelegenheitsarbeit Einer Sklavin
- see Occasional Work of a Female Slave
(Dreyer, Denmark, 1964) DrC64
- see Home and the World
The Girls
/ Flickorna (Zetterling, Sweden, 1968) ZeM68
A Girl's Own Story
(Campion, Australia, 1986) CaJ86a
The Girl Was Young
- see Young and Innocent
God's Country
(Malle, USA, 1985) MaL85
The Gorky Trilogy
- see The Childhood of Gorky, My Apprenticeship, My Universities
La Grande Illusion
(Renoir, France, 1937) ReJ37
The Grasshopper
/ Poprigunya (Samsonov, USSR, 1955) SaS55
Half Life (O'Rourke, Australia, 1985) OrD85
/ Gamlet (Kozintsev, USSR, 1964) KoG64
A Handful of Rice
/ Man och Kvinna / Man and Woman (Fejos & Skoglund, Sweden / Thailand, 1940) Fe/Sk40
- see Frenzy
His Girl Friday
(Hawks, USA, 1940) HaH40
Home and the World
/ Ghare-Baire (Ray, India, 1984) RaS84
Hot Pepper
(Blank, USA, 1973) BlL73b
The Human Beast
- see La Bête Humaine
The Idea - see L'Idée
/ The Idea (Bartosch, France, 1934) BaBe34
If All the Guys in the World...
/ Si tous les Gars du Monde... / Race for Life (Christian-Jaque, France, 1955) Ch55
I'll Walk Beside You
(Rogers, UK, 1943) RoMa43
In Fading Light
(Amber, UK, 1989) Am89
Innocents Abroad
(Blank, USA, 1991) BlL91b
Intimate Stranger
(Berliner, USA, 1991) BeA91
Irish Cinema: Ourselves Alone?
(Black, UK, 1995) BlD95
Ivan Groznyi
- see Ivan the Terrible Part I
Ivanovo Detstvo
- see Ivan's Childhood
Ivan's Childhood
/ Ivanovo Detstvo / My Name Is Ivan (Tarkovsky, USSR, 1962) TaA62
Ivan the Terrible
- see Ivan the Terrible Part I & Ivan the Terrible Part II
Ivan the Terrible Part I
/ Ivan Groznyi (Eisenstein, USSR, 1944) EiS44
Ivan the Terrible Part II
/ Boyarsky Zagovor / The Boyars' Plot (Eisenstein, USSR, 1946) EiS46
I Went to the Dance
- see J'ai été au Bal
J'ai été au Bal: The Cajun and Zydeco Music of Louisiana / I Went to the Dance (Blank & Strachwitz, USA, 1989) BlL89
Joe Leahy's Neighbours
(Anderson & Connolly, Australia, 1988) An/Co88
Journal d'un Curé de Campagne
- see Diary of a Country Priest
- see Three to Go
Jump for Glory
/ When Thief Meets Thief (Walsh, UK, 1937) WaR37
Just Me and Mario
(Stitt, New Zealand, 1989) StG89
Kameradschaft / Comradeship (Pabst, France / Germany, 1931) PaG31
Kanojo To Kare
- see She and He
Katok i Skripka
- see The Roadroller and the Violin
Korotkie Vstrechi
- see Brief Encounters
The Lady Vanishes (Hitchcock, UK, 1938) HiA38
Lancelot of the Lake
/ Lancelot of the Lake (Bresson, France / Italy, 1974) BrR74
Lancelot of the Lake
- see Lancelot du Lac
The Last Bolshevik
/ Le Tombeau d'Alexandre (Marker, UK / Finland / France, 1993) MaC93
Late Spring
/ Banshun (Ozu, Japan, 1949) OzY49
Learning Fast
(Preston, New Zealand, 1981) PrG81
Lenin In 1918
/ Lenin v 1918 (Romm, USSR, 1939) RoMi39
Lenin v 1918
- see Lenin In 1918
Letyat Zhuravli
- see The Cranes Are Flying
Lightning Over Braddock: A Rustbowl Fantasy
(Buba, USA, 1988) BuT88
Lightning Over Water (Nick's Movie)
(Ray & Wenders, W. Germany / Sweden, 1980) We/Ra80
The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir
- see Le Petit Théâtre de Jean Renoir
The Long Bow Trilogy
(Hinton & Gordon, USA, 1986) Hi/Go86
A Long Farewell
/ Dolgie Provody (Muratova, USSR, 1971) MuK71
Louie Bluie
(Zwigoff, USA, 1985) ZwT85
Louisiana Story
(Flaherty, USA, 1948) FlR48
(Solas, Cuba, 1969) SoH69
Mababangong Bangungot - see The Perfumed Nightmare
Madonna and Child
(Davies, UK, 1980) DaT80
The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
(Blank, USA, 1995) BlL95
Man and Woman
- see A Handful of Rice
Man och Kvinna
- see A Handful of Rice
The Man Who Knew Too Much
(Hitchcock, UK, 1934) HiA34
The Man with the Gun
/ Chelovek s Ruzhyom (Yutkevitch, USSR, 1938) YuS38
Marc and Ann
(Blank, USA, 1991) BlL91a
(Preston, New Zealand, 1992) PrG92
A Married Couple
(King, Canada, 1969) KiA69
A Matter of Struggle
(Harvey, USA, 1985) HaJ85
Memorias del Subdesarrollo
- see Memories of Underdevelopment
Memories of Underdevelopment
/ Memorias del Subdesarrollo (Alea, Cuba, 1968) AlT68
La Mer des Corbeaux
- see Mor'Vran
- see Three to Go
Le Million
(Clair, France, 1931) ClR31a
The Miniskirted Dynamo
(Hartman, Australia, 1996) HaR96
/ Zerkalo (Tarkovsky, USSR, 1974) TaA74
Moi Universiteti
- see My Universities
The Moon over the Alley
(Despins, UK, 1975) DeJ75
/ The Sea of Ravens / La Mer des Corbeaux (Epstein, France, 1930) EpJ30
(Bresson, France, 1967) BrR67
El Mumia
- see The Night of Counting the Years
Murder Czech Style
/ Vrazda po Nasem / Vrazda po Cesky / The Crime (Weiss, Czechoslovakia, 1967) WeJ67
The Murderer Hides His Face
/ Vrah Skryva Svoy Tvar (Schulhoff, Czechoslovakia, 1966) ScP66
My Ain Folk
(Douglas, UK, 1973) DoB73
My Apprenticeship
/ V Lyudyakh / Out in the World / Among People (Donskoy, USSR, 1939) DoM39
My Childhood
(Douglas, UK, 1972) DoB72
My iz Kronstadt
- see We From Kronstadt
My Man Godfrey
(La Cava, USA, 1936) LaG36
My Name Is Ivan
- see Ivan's Childhood
My Universities
/ Moi Universiteti (Donskoy, USSR, 1940) DoM40
My Way Home
(Douglas, UK, 1978) DoB78
Nackt Unter Wolfen - see Naked Among Wolves
Naked Among Wolves
/ Nackt Unter Wolfen (Beyer , E. Germany, 1963) BeF63
Navrat Ztraceneho Syna
- see Return of the Prodigal Son
Neskolko Dnei iz Zhizni I. I. Oblomov
- see Oblomov
The New Guinea Trilogy
- see First Contact, Joe Leahy’s Neighbours & Black Harvest
Nicaragua: No Pasaran
(Bradbury, Australia / Nicaragua, 1984) BrD84
Nick's Movie
- see Lightning Over Water
Night and Fog
/ Nuit et Brouillard (Resnais, France, 1955) ReA55
Night Journey
(Mitchell, UK, 1938) MiO38
The Night of Counting the Years
/ El Mumia (Abdelsalam, Egypt, 1969) AbS69
Nights of Cabiria
/ Le Notti de Cabiria (Fellini / Italy / France, 1957) FeF57
Nobody’s Business
(Berliner, USA, 1996) BeA96
Le Notti de Cabiria
- see Nights of Cabiria
Nran Gouyne
- see The Colour of Pomegranates
Nuit et Brouillard
- see Night and Fog
Oblomov / Neskolko Dnei iz Zhizni I. I. Oblomov / A Few Days in the Life of I. I. Oblomov (Mikhlakov, USSR, 1979) MiN79
Obsessive Becoming
(Reeves, UK, 1995) ReD95
Occasional Work of a Female Slave
/ Gelegenheitsarbeit Einer Sklavin (Kluge, W. Germany, 1973) KlA73
On the Bowery
(Rogosin, USA, 1955) RoL55
Open City
- see Rome, Open City
- see The Eighth
Ourselves Alone?
- see Irish Cinema: Ourselves Alone?
Out in the World
- see My Apprenticeship
Paris Was a Woman (Schiller, UK / USA, 1995) ScG95
Pépé le Moko
(Duvivier, France, 1936) DuJ36
The Perfumed Nightmare
/ Mababangong Bangungot (Tahimik, Philippines, 1977) TaK77
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese through American Movies
(Scorsese & Wilson, UK / USA, 1995) Sc/Wi95
Le Petit Théâtre de Jean Renoir
/ The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (Renoir, France / Italy / W. Germany, 1969) ReJ69
The Pleasure Garden
(Broughton, UK, 1952) BrJ52
Der Plötzliche Reichtum der Armen Leute von Kombach
- see The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach
Popiol i Diament
- see Ashes and Diamonds
- see The Grasshopper
- see The Adversary
(Blank, USA, 1991) BlL91c
Que Viva Mexico! - see Time in the Sun
Race for Life - see If All the Guys In the World...
Rats in the Ranks
Return of the Prodigal Son
/ Navrat Ztraceneho Syna (Schorm, Czechoslovakia, 1967) ScE67
The Roadroller and the Violin
/ Katok i Skripka / The Steamroller and the Violin (Tarkovsky, USSR, 1961) TaA61
Rock Hudson's Home Movies
(Rappaport, USA, 1992) RaM92
Roma, Città Aperta
- see Rome, Open City
Rome, Open City
/ Roma, Città Aperta / Open City (Rossellini, Italy, 1945) RoR45
Rose of Tralee
(Burger, UK, 1942) BuG42
The Round-Up
/ Szegenylegenyek (Janscó, Hungary, 1965) JaM65
Rules of the Game
/ La Règle du Jeu (Renoir, France, 1939) ReJ39
Sabotage / The Woman Alone (Hitchcock, UK, 1936) HiA36
(Ptushko, USSR, 1952) PtA52
Salt of the Earth
(Biberman, USA, 1954) BiH54
Le Sang d'un Poète
- see Blood of a Poet
(Ivory, USA, 1972) IvJ72
Sayat Nova
- see The Colour of Pomegranates
- see Shoeshine
Scorpio Rising
(Anger, USA, 1964) AnK64
(Amber, UK, 1985) Am85
The Sea of Ravens
- see Mor'Vran
The Seedling
- see Ankur
- see Company Limited
A Sense of History
(Leigh, UK, 1992) LeM92
Shadows of our Forgotten Ancestors
/ Teni Zabytykh Predkov (Paradzhanov, USSR, 1964) PaS64
She and He
/ Kanojo To Kare (Hani, Japan, 1963) HaS63
Shinjuku Dorobo Nikki
- see Diary of a Shinjuku Thief
/ Sciuscia (De Sica, Italy, 1946) DeV46
Sink or Swim
(Friedrich, USA, 1990) FrS90
Si tous les Gars du Monde...
- see If All the Guys In the World...
- see Wild Strawberries
(Tarkovsky, USSR, 1972) TaA72
The Southerner
(Renoir, USA, 1945) ReJ45
Spirit of the Beehive
/ El Espiritu de la Colmena (Erice, Spain, 1973) ErV73
(Tarkovsky, USSR, 1979) TaA79
The Steamroller and the Violin
- see The Roadroller and the Violin
Strange Weather
(Ahwesh & Strosser, USA, 1993) Ah/St93
- see Summer Lightning
The Sudden Wealth of the Poor People of Kombach
/ Der Plötzliche Reichtum der Armen Leute von Kombach (Schlöndorff, W. Germany, 1971) ScV71
Summer Lightning
/ Strohfeuer / A Free Woman (Schlöndorff, W. Germany, 1972) ScV72
(Campion, Australia, 1989) CaJ89
Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella
(Blank, USA, 1995) BlL95
- see The Round-Up
Ta Treti - see The Third One
Teen Kanya
- see Two Daughters
Teni Zabytykh Predkov
- see Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors
The Terence Davies Trilogy:
see Children, Madonna and Child & Death and Transfiguration
The Third Kind
- see The Third One
The Third Man
(Reed, UK, 1949) ReC49
The Third One
/ Ta Treti / The Third Kind (Balik, Czechoslovakia, 1969) BaJ69
The Thirty-Nine Steps
(Hitchcock, UK, 1935) HiA35
Three Daughters
- see Two Daughters
Three to Go
(Weir, Hannant & Howes, Australia, 1970) We/Ha/Ho70
The Ties that Bind
(Friedrich, USA, 1984) FrS84
Time in the Sun
(Eisenstein, USA, 1939) EiS39
A Time Out of War
(Sanders, USA, 1954) SaD54
(Mazzetti, UK, 1953) MaL53
Tokyo Monogatari
- see Tokyo Story
Tokyo Story
/ Tokyo Monogatari (Ozu, Japan, 1953) OzY53
Le Tombeau d'Alexandre
- see The Last Bolshevik
- see Frenzy
- see Three to Go
Tout Va Bien
(Godard & Gorin, France / Italy, 1972) GoJ72
The Town That Lost a Miracle
(Barclay, New Zealand, 1972) BaBa72
Triumph des Willens
- see Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will
/ Triumph des Willens (Riefenstahl, Germany, 1936) RiL36
Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern
(Jordan & Ascher, USA, 1995) Jo/As95
Truth Under Siege
(Gladsjo & Borgers, USA / Belgium, 1994) Gl/Bo94
(Tahimik, Philippines, 1982) TaK82
28 Up
(Apted, UK, 1984) ApM84
Two Daughters
/ Teen Kanya / Three Daughters (Ray, India, 1961) RaS61
Two Friends
(Campion, Australia, 1986) CaJ86b
Typically British: A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears
(Frears & Dibbs, UK, 1995) Fr/Di95
Unknown Chaplin
(Brownlow & Gill, UK / USA, 1983) Br/Gi83
- see The Flight
Vampyr: The Strange Adventure of David Gray (Dreyer, Germany / France, 1931) DrC31
Vernon, Florida
(Morris, USA, 1980) MoE80
La Villeggiatura
- see Black Holiday
(Buñuel, Spain / Mexico, 1961) BuL61
I Vitelloni
/ The Young and the Passionate (Fellini, Italy / France, 1953) FeF53
V Lyudyakh
- see My Apprenticeship
Voenno-polevoy Roman
- see A Wartime Romance
(Alexandrov, USSR, 1938) AlG38
- see The Ascent
Vrah Skryva Svoy Tvar
- see The Murderer Hides His Face
Vrazda po Cesky
- see Murder Czech Style
Vrazda po Nasem
- see Murder Czech Style
Vredens Dag
- see Day of Wrath
A Wartime Romance / Voenno-polevoy Roman (Todorovsky, USSR, 1984) ToP84
We From Kronstadt
/ My iz Kronstadt (Dzigan, USSR, 1936) DzY36
When Thief Meets Thief
- see Jump for Glory
Where the Heart Roams
(Csicsery, USA, 1987) CsG87
Wild Strawberries
/ Smultronstället (Bergman, Sweden, 1957) BeI57
The Woman Alone
- see Sabotage
Woman of the Dunes
/ Suna No Onna (Teshigahara, Japan, 1964) TeH64
The World of Apu
/ Apur Sansar (Ray, India, 1958) RaS58
The World of Tomorrow
(Johnson & Bird, USA, 1984) Jo/Bi84
Wszystko na Sprzedaz
- see Everything for Sale
Young and Innocent / The Girl Was Young (Hitchcock, UK, 1937) HiA37
The Young and the Passionate
- see I Vitelloni
The Youth of Maxim
/ Yunost Maksima (Kozintsev & Trauberg, USSR, 1935) KoG35
Yuki Yukite Shingun
- see The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
Yum, Yum, Yum!
(Blank, USA, 1990) BlL90
Yunost Maksima
- see The Youth of Maxim
Zerkalo - see Mirror
Zéro de Conduite
(Vigo, France, 1933) ViJ33
Ziveli: Medicine for the Heart
(Blank, USA, 1987) BlL87b