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The Zone of Interest

The Zone of Interest

IMDB 7.4 | 2023 | Movie | 105min

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Hรถss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

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Drive My Car

Drive My Car

IMDB 7.5 | 2021 | Movie | 179min

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled.

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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

IMDB 7.8 | 2022 | Movie | 148min

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

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Another Round

Another Round

IMDB 7.7 | 2020 | Movie | 117min

Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.

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Parasite

Parasite

IMDB 8.5 | 2019 | Movie | 132min

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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Roma

Roma

IMDB 7.7 | 2018 | Movie | 135min

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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A Fantastic Woman

A Fantastic Woman

IMDB 7.2 | 2017 | Movie | 104min

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

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The Salesman

The Salesman

IMDB 7.7 | 2016 | Movie | 124min

Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young coupleโ€™s life.

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Son of Saul

Son of Saul

IMDB 7.4 | 2015 | Movie | 107min

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

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Ida

Ida

IMDB 7.4 | 2013 | Movie | 82min

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty

IMDB 7.7 | 2013 | Movie | 141min

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

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Departures

Departures

IMDB 8.0 | 2008 | Movie | 130min

Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking heโ€™s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds heโ€™s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature โ€“ as an undertakerโ€™s assistant.

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Tsotsi

Tsotsi

IMDB 7.2 | 2005 | Movie | 95min

The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just stolen. He decides that it his responsibility to take care of the baby and in the process learns that maybe the gangster life isnโ€™t the best way.

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The Barbarian Invasions

The Barbarian Invasions

IMDB 7.5 | 2003 | Movie | 99min

In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', middle-aged Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. His ex-wife, Louise, asks their estranged son, Sebastian, a successful businessman living in London, to come home. Sebastian makes the impossible happen, using his contacts and disrupting the Canadian healthcare system in every way possible to help his father fight his terminal illness to the bitter end, while reuniting some of Remy's old friends, including Pierre, Alain, Dominique, Diane, and Claude, who return to see their friend before he passes on.

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Nowhere in Africa

Nowhere in Africa

IMDB 7.5 | 2001 | Movie | 141min

A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening gown. While Regina adapts readily to this new world, forming a strong bond with her father's cook, an African named Owuor.

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No Man's Land

No Man's Land

IMDB 7.9 | 2001 | Movie | 98min

Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

IMDB 7.9 | 2000 | Movie | 120min

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

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All About My Mother

All About My Mother

IMDB 7.8 | 1999 | Movie | 101min

Following the tragic death of her teenage son, Manuela travels from Madrid to Barcelona in an attempt to contact the long-estranged father the boy never knew. She reunites with an old friend, an outspoken transgender sex worker, and befriends a troubled actress and a pregnant, HIV-positive nun.

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Character

Character

IMDB 7.7 | 1997 | Movie | 122min

In pre-WWII Holland, the penniless, illegitimate son of a powerful bailiff sets out to become a lawyer as he spends a lifetime struggling to prove his worth to his relentlessly spiteful father.

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Antonia's Line

Antonia's Line

IMDB 7.4 | 1995 | Movie | 102min

After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around her include quirky friend Crooked Finger, would-be suitor Bas and, eventually for Antonia, a granddaughter and great-granddaughter who help create a strong family of empowered women.

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Indochine

Indochine

IMDB 7.0 | 1992 | Movie | 160min

Set in colonial French Indochina during the 1930s to 1950s, this is the story of ร‰liane Devries, a French plantation owner, and of her adopted Vietnamese daughter, Camille, set against the backdrop of the rising Vietnamese nationalist movement.

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

IMDB 8.5 | 1988 | Movie | 174min

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

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Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

IMDB 7.8 | 1987 | Movie | 157min

In the late 19th century, two Swedish emigrants, Lasse Karlsson and his son Pelle, arrive on the Danish island of Bornholm hoping to find work on a farm and save enough money to travel to the United States of America.

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Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast

IMDB 7.8 | 1987 | Movie | 103min

A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.

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The Official Story

The Official Story

IMDB 7.7 | 1985 | Movie | 112min

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983. In the last and turbulent days of the military dictatorship, Alicia, a high school history teacher, begins to ask uncomfortable questions about the dark origins of Gaby, her adopted daughter.

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Dangerous Moves

Dangerous Moves

IMDB 6.6 | 1984 | Movie | 110min

World Chess Champion Akiva Liebskind (Michel Piccoli) faces his former pupil Pavius Fromm (Alexandre Arbatt), who defected to the West from the Soviet Union five years earlier, for the World Chess Championship in Geneva, Switzerland. The tension and strategies between the players draw parallels to the political conflicts and ideologies between East and West during the Cold War.

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Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

IMDB 8.1 | 1982 | Movie | 188min

As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.

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Mephisto

Mephisto

IMDB 7.7 | 1981 | Movie | 146min

A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons.

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The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum

IMDB 7.5 | 1979 | Movie | 142min

Oskar Matzerath is a very unusual boy. Refusing to leave the womb until promised a tin drum by his mother, Agnes, Oskar is reluctant to enter a world he sees as filled with hypocrisy and injustice, and vows on his third birthday to never grow up. Miraculously, he gets his wish. As the Nazis rise to power in Danzig, Oskar wills himself to remain a child, beating his tin drum incessantly and screaming in protest at the chaos surrounding him.

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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

IMDB 7.0 | 1978 | Movie | 108min

Solange is seriously depressed, and her kindhearted husband, Raoul, makes it his mission to cure her doldrums. After many failed attempts to cheer her up, Raoul hits upon a possible solution: find his wife a lover. Unfortunately, his choice, Stรฉphane, proves to be just as ineffectual in restoring her flagging spirits. In the end, the gorgeous Solange finds her own, highly problematic tonic to her troubles in the form of a 13-year-old boy.

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Madame Rosa

Madame Rosa

IMDB 7.2 | 1977 | Movie | 105min

Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a Muslim. He asks about his parents; she answers evasively. As she ages and takes fewer children, Momo must do more for her; as money is tight, he tries to earn pennies on the street with a puppet. He's a beautiful man-child, and Madame Rosa makes him promise never to sell himself or become a pimp. A film editor, Nadine, befriends him, and his father appears as well. Madame Rosa reaches her last days in fear of hospitals, and Momo must act.

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Black and White in Color

Black and White in Color

IMDB 6.7 | 1976 | Movie | 90min

French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them boots and rifles, the French attempt to make "proper" soldiers out of the Africans. A young, idealistic French geographer seems to be the only rational person in the town, and he takes over control of the "war" after several bungles on the part of the others.

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Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

IMDB 8.2 | 1975 | Movie | 142min

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russiaโ€™s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

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Amarcord

Amarcord

IMDB 7.8 | 1973 | Movie | 123min

In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the actions of a wide range of characters, from his extended family to Fascist loyalists to sensual women, with certain moments shifting into fantastical scenarios.

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

IMDB 7.8 | 1972 | Movie | 102min

In Luis Buรฑuelโ€™s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.

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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

IMDB 8.0 | 1970 | Movie | 115min

Rome, Italy. After committing a heinous crime, a senior police officer exposes evidence incriminating him because his moral commitment prevents him from circumventing the law and the social order it protects.

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Z

Z

IMDB 8.2 | 1969 | Movie | 127min

Amidst a heated political climate, the opposition leader is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. When a magistrate finds evidence of a government cover-up, witnesses start to get targeted. A thinly-fictionalized account of the events surrounding the assassination of Greek politician Grigoris Lambrakis in 1963, Z captures the outrage about the military junta that ruled Greece at the time.

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Closely Watched Trains

Closely Watched Trains

IMDB 7.6 | 1966 | Movie | 92min

At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcherโ€™s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, this young man embarks on a journey of sexual awakening and self-discovery, encountering a universe of frustration, eroticism, and adventure within his sleepy backwater depot.

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The Shop on Main Street

The Shop on Main Street

IMDB 8.2 | 1965 | Movie | 128min

In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the town's corrupt hierarchy, Tono wrestles with greed and guilt as he and Rozalie gradually befriend each other. When the authorities order all Jews in town to be rounded up, Tono faces a moral dilemma unlike any he's known before.

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

IMDB 7.2 | 1963 | Movie | 118min

Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.

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8ยฝ

8ยฝ

IMDB 8.0 | 1963 | Movie | 138min

Guido Anselmi, a film director, finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. Urged by his doctors to rest, Anselmi heads for a luxurious resort, but a sorry group gathersโ€”his producer, staff, actors, wife, mistress, and relativesโ€”each one begging him to get on with the show. In retreat from their dependency, he fantasizes about past women and dreams of his childhood.

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Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

IMDB 7.9 | 1961 | Movie | 90min

Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger brother, Minus, is confused by Karin's vulnerability and his own budding sexuality. Their father, David, cannot overcome his haughty remoteness. Beset by visions, Karin descends further into madness.

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The Virgin Spring

The Virgin Spring

IMDB 8.0 | 1960 | Movie | 89min

Devout Christians Tรถre and Mรคreta send their only daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter, the unrepentant Ingeri, to deliver candles to a distant church. On their way through the woods, the girls encounter a group of savage goat herders who brutally rape and murder Karin as Ingeri remains hidden. When the killers unwittingly seek refuge in the farmhouse of Tรถre and Mรคreta, Tรถre plots a fitting revenge.

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Black Orpheus

Black Orpheus

IMDB 7.4 | 1959 | Movie | 100min

Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancรฉe Mira and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfรก and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

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Mon Oncle

Mon Oncle

IMDB 7.7 | 1958 | Movie | 116min

Genial, bumbling Monsieur Hulot loves his top-floor apartment in a grimy corner of the city, and cannot fathom why his sister's family has moved to the suburbs. Their house is an ultra-modern nightmare, which Hulot only visits for the sake of stealing away his rambunctious young nephew. Hulot's sister, however, wants to win him over to her new way of life, and conspires to set him up with a wife and job.

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La Strada

La Strada

IMDB 8.0 | 1954 | Movie | 108min

When Gelsomina, a naรฏve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanรฒ to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanรฒ must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto, the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanรฒ.

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