Films



The 1930s:

The Only Son (Yasujiro Ozu, 1936)


The 1940s:

The Quiet Duel (Akira Kurosawa, 1949)



The 1950s:
The Man with the Golden Arm (Otto Preminger, 1955)
Floating Clouds (Mikio Naruse, 1955)
There’s Always Tomorrow (Douglas Sirk, 1956)
Run of the Arrow (Samuel Fuller, 1957)
The Hidden Fortress (Akira Kurosawa, 1958)
The Crimson Kimono (Samuel Fuller, 1959)



The Japanese New Wave:
Pitfall (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1962)
Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964)
The Face of Another (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1966)
The Man Without a Map (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1968)



The 1960s:
Abhijan (Satyajit Ray, 1962)
High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)
The Naked Kiss (Samuel Fuller, 1964)
Brick and Mirror (Ebrahim Golestan, 1965)
Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966)
The Land (Youssef Chahine, 1969)
The Structure of Crystal (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1969)



The American Avant-Garde:
Surface Tension (Hollis Frampton, 1968)
Zorn’s Lemma (Hollis Frampton, 1970)



The New Hollywood:
Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967)
Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson, 1970)
Klute (Alan J. Pakula, 1971)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)
Badlands (Terrence Malick, 1973)
The Parallax View (Alan J. Pakula, 1974)
All the President’s Men (Alan J. Pakula, 1976)
Martin (George A. Romero, 1977)
Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick, 1979)



The 1970s:
Witchhammer (Otakar Vávra, 1970)
Family Life (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1971)
The Cruel Sea (Khalid Al-Siddiq, 1972)
The Leopard (Nabil Maleh, 1972)
Distant Thunder (Satyajit Ray, 1973)
Illumination (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1973)
Lucky Luciano (Francesco Rosi, 1973)
Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa, 1975)
Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975)
Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches (Dinara Asanova, 1975)
Padre Padrone (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, 1977)



The Australian New Wave:
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir, 1975)
The Last Wave (Peter Weir, 1977)



The 1980s:

When the Tenth Month Comes (Đặng Nhật Minh, 1984)
The Houses are Full of Smoke (Allan Francovich, 1987)
The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On (Kazuo Hara, 1987)
Camp de Thiaroye (Ousmane Sembène, 1988)



Taiwan New Cinema:
In Our Time (Various directors, 1982)
The Sandwich Man (Various directors, 1983)
The Boys From Fengkuei (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1983)
A Summer at Grandpa’s (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1984)
A Time to Live and a Time to Die (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1985)
Dust in the Wind (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1986)



The Chinese Fifth Generation:
The One and the Eight (Zhang Junzhao, 1983)
Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou, 1987)
Ju Dou (Zhang Yimou, 1990)
Life on a String (Chen Kaige, 1991)
Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991)
Temptress Moon (Chen Kaige, 1996)



The 1990s:
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai, 1994)
Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996)



The Chinese Sixth Generation:
Xiao Wu (Jia Zhangke, 1997)
I Love Beijing (Ning Ying, 2000)/ Railroad of Hope (Ning Ying, 2002)



The Korean New Wave:
Peppermint Candy (Lee Chang-dong, 1999)
Oasis (Lee Chang-dong, 2002)
Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong, 2007)



The 2000s:
Tony Manero (Pablo Larraín, 2008)
Evolution of a Filipino Family (Lav Diaz, 2004


Latin America:


Sub-Saharan Africa:


North Africa & Middle East:


Scandinavia:


Eastern Europe:

Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic:

Witchhammer (Otakar Vávra, 1970)


South Asia:


Southeast Asia:


East Asia:


Australasia:

 

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