Thursday, December 22, 2005

Movie List

Have seen a lot of films during the last 2 years, ever since my dear friend Bijunu inspired some of us to take up film viewing seriously. Little did we know then that he was opening before us a wonderful new world. Trying here to list some of the
films which i liked and which i can remember with respect. The ovies are grouped by the country of birth of its director(and for Indian films, also the state).

France
Stolen Kisses - François Truffaut
Amelie - Jean-Pierre Jeunet
The Shawshank Redemption - Frank Darabont
A Very Long Engagement - Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Germany
Gloomy Sunday - Rolf Schübel
Good Bye Lenin - Wolfgang Becker

India (Bengal)
Pather Panchali - Satyajit Ray
Aparajito - Satyajit Ray
Apur Sansar - Satyajit Ray
Khandhar - Mrinal Sen

India (Karnataka)
Dweepa - Girish Kasaravalli
Ghatashraddha - Girish Kasaravalli

India (Kerala)
Elippathayam - Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Nizhalkuthu - Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Thoovana Thumbikal - P.Padmarajan
Thazhvaram - Bharathan
Agraharathil Kazhuthai - John Abraham

Iran
Baran - Majid Majidi
The Children of Heaven - Majid Majidi
Kandahar - Mohsen Makhmalbaf
The Cyclist - Mohsen Makhmalbaf
The Apple - Samira Makhmalbaf

Italy
The Legend of 1900 - Giuseppe Tornatore
Cinema Paradiso - Giuseppe Tornatore
Life is Beautiful - Roberto Benigni

Japan
Rashomon - Akira Kurosawa
Seven Samurai - Akira Kurosawa

Mexico
Y Tu Mama Tambien - Carlos Cuaron

Poland
Three colors trilogy (Bluw, White, Red) - Krzysztof Kieslowski
The Decalogue - Krzysztof Kieslowski
Caaera Buff - Krzysztof Kieslowski

Russia
The Sacrifice - Andrei Tarkovsky

Spain
Talk To Her - Pedro Alodovar
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie - Luis Bunuel

Sweden
My Life As A Dog - Lasse Hallström

UK
Shadow of A Doubt - Alfred Hitchcock
Rope - Alfred Hitchcock
The Trouble With Harry - Alfred Hitchcock

USA
Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino
The Godfather Trilogy - Francis Ford Coppola
Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese
A Beautiful Mind - Ron Howard

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6 Comments:

Anonymous kanthtst@yahoo.com said...

Great list! I wish vcds were available for adoor's films. Have a couple of his films on vcd with me and lookin for others who have them

4:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dont show this list to ur mother ,atleast i will not tell. ur eyes and ur money is wasted.pl save urself

Vasudevan,kollam

2:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, just read your movie list,I love watching movies too and was looking for Adoor Gopalakrishnan's movies for a long time. But the prblem is I need the movies with english subtitles. If you can tell me where I can get it, or if you have any and can upload it... will be great. Thanks.

12:06 PM  
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11:58 PM  
Blogger Anoob said...

nice list....just went thru ur choices....it was nice to see that i am also starting down the same lines....

b/w from whr did you find these cds?

try out some tv.chandran movies...

11:59 PM  
Blogger Poornima said...

hello
it will be a great help if you can let me know where i can get vcds/dvds for the movies of adoor , aravindan , shaji n karun and shyamaprasad.

10:27 AM  

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