The Wild Bunch is a 1969 cult American western film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas-Mexico border. The film was controversial because of its graphic, bloody violence and its portrayal of the crude men attempting to survive by any available means.
Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 American crime film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the title characters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. It is considered as one of the first films of the New Hollywood era and its success motivated other filmmakers to be more forward about presenting sex and violence in their films.
Chelsea Girls is an experimental underground film directed by Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey and became the first of Warhol’s major commercial success. It was shot at the Hotel Chelsea and other locations in New York City, and follows the lives of several of the young women who live there, and stars many of Warhol’s superstars.
Lawrence of Arabia is a British film directed by David Lean starring Peter O’Toole as T. E. Lawrence. The film depicts Lawrence’s experiences in Arabia during World War I, including his emotional struggles, his personal identity, and his divided allegiance between his native Britain and its army and his newfound comrades within the Arabian desert tribes. It is widely considered one of the greatest and most influential films in the history of cinema.
La Dolce Vita is a comedy-drama film written and directed by the critically acclaimed Italian director Federico Fellini. The film is a story of a passive journalist’s week in Rome and his search for both happiness and love that will never come. The film is generally cited as that one that marks the transition between Fellini’s earlier neo-realist films and his later art films, and is widely considered one of the great achievements in world cinema.
Breathless or À bout de soufflé is a French romantic crime drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. It was Godard’s first feature film and much acclaimed for the use of bold visual style and the innovative editing use of jump cuts. Along with Truffaut’s 400 Blows and Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima, it brought international acclaim to the nouvelle vague.
Some Like It Hot is an American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.
The 400 Blows or Les Quatre Cents Coups is a French film directed by François Truffaut considered one of the most defining films of the French New Wave displaying many of the characteristic traits of the movement. The story revolves around Antoine Doinel, an ordinary adolescent in Paris who is thought by his parents and teachers to be a trouble maker.