Aguirre, the Wrath of God is a 1972 adventure film written and directed by famous German director Werner Herzog, about the travels of Lope de Aguirre, a Spanish soldier, who goes to South America in search of El Dorado, the legendary city of gold.
Barry Lyndon is a 1975 period film directed by great British director Stanley Kubrick based on the 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon and is known to have been shot entirely using candle lights. Upon its release the film had a modest commercial success but slowly grew in popularity with the audience and is now consider one of Kubrick’s finest films.
Donnie Darko is a 2001 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Drew Barrymore and Patrick Swayze. The whole film was shot in only 28 days, made poorly at the box office but since then received favourable reviews from critics and developed a large cult following.
C’est arrivé près de chez vous, literally translated to it Happened in Your Neighborhood but also known as Man Bites Dog is a 1992 Belgian black comedy crime mockumentary written, produced and directed by Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel and Benoît Poelvoorde, who are also the film’s co-editor, cinematographer and lead actor respectively.
Fantasia is a 1940 cult American animated film produced by Walt Disney and consisting of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski.
Performance is a British film made in 1968 directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, and starring James Fox and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones in his film acting debut.
The Idiots is Lars von Trier’s 1998 comedy-drama, second film of the Golden Heart Trilogy which includes Breaking the Waves (1996) and Dancer in the Dark (2000). It is well known for being the first film made in compliance with the Dogme ’95 Manifesto and to among the first films to be shot entirely with digital cameras.
The Decline of Western Civilization is an American documentary film of the 80s about the Los Angeles punk rock scene. Shortly after its release the LAPD Chief of Police demanded that the film not be shown again in L.A which contributed to the film a cult status.
The Trip is a 1967 cult film directed by Roger Corman and written by Jack Nicholson, shot on location in and around Los Angeles, including on top of Kirkwood in Laurel Canyon, Hollywood Hills, and near Big Sur, California in 1966.
The Two-Lane Blacktop is a 1971 road movie directed by Monte Hellman and considered by some to be the hit of the year even though it wasn’t a commercial success. The film has since become a cult experimental movie.
Letter from an Unknown Woman is a 1948 film directed by Max Ophüls. It was based on the novella of the same name by Stefan Zweig. The film stars Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians and Marcel Journet.