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Director: Hal Ashby
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Chosen by the AFI as one of the top ten classic American comedies of all time, and considered a huge influence on the work of Wes Anderson and Jared Hess. Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.
Director: Terrence MalickCountry: USA Year: 1978 Genre: Drama / Romance Language: English
Cinematic Master and Aueteur, Terrence Mallick (director of Tree of Life and The Thin Red Line) won the Best Director award at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival for Days of Heaven. The film has since then been considered an American masterpiece , being called "one of the most beautiful films ever made". Days of Heaven follows a hot- tempered farm laborer who convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.
Director: Pedro AlmodovarCountry: England Year: 2006 Genre: Comedy / Drama Language: English
On over 25 top ten of 2006 lists, and winner of Best Actress and Screenplay at Cannes, plus over 50 other awards worldwide, Volver comes from the masterful Pedro Almodovar. After her death, a mother mysteriously returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.
Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Drama
From Acclaimed director Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, and Fantastic Mr. Fox) takes us on a dreamlike journey in this award winning film. With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Genre: Drama / Fantasy
Language: Swedish / Latin
Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Cannes, and ranked #8 in Empire Magazine's "100 Best Films of World Cinema", Ingmar Bergman's most recognised films follows a man who seeks answers about life and death as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
Director: Wong Kar Wai Country: Hong Kong Year: 1994 Genre: Drama / Romance Language: Cantonese / English
Synopsis:From the critically acclaimed director of In the Mood for Love, Wong Kar Wai's Chungking Express holds a 96% rating on rottentomatoes.com, and winner of 15 international awards. Two stories, two lovelorn cops, two objects of desire: one a big- time heroin dealer in deep trouble with her boss after the cargo disappears, the other a seriously flaky take-out waitress who inadvertently gets hold of the keys to her admirer's apartment, all shot in a breathless kaleidoscope of color and hand-held camera work to create a mesmerizing portrait of Hong Kong in the 1990s.