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El ángel exterminador (1962)

Mexico 92m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Silvia Pinal, Enrique García Álvarez, Jacqueline Andere, César del Campo, Nadia Haro Oliva, Ofelia Montesco, Patricia de Morelos, Augusto Benedico The Exterminating Angel … Continue reading

11/17/2016 · 2 Comments

The Exiles (1961)

US 72m, B&W Director: Kent MacKenzie; Cast: Yvonne Williams, Homer Nish, Tommy Reynolds, Rico Rodriguez, Clifford Ray Sam, Clydean Parker, Mary Donahue The Exiles is a sympathetic documentary-like narrative of … Continue reading

10/21/2016 · Leave a comment

Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Spain/Switzerland 119m, B&W Director: Orson Welles; Cast: Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, Marina Vlady, Fernando Rey A brilliant adaptation and interweaving of a number of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · 2 Comments

Andrei Rublyov (1969)

Soviet Union 183m, B&W/Colour Director: Andrei Tarkovsky; Cast: Anatoly Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Grinko, Nikolai Sergeyev, Nikolai Burlyayev, Irma Raush Not a biography in the traditional sense, this film is … Continue reading

10/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Kes (1969)

UK 112m, Colour Director: Ken Loach; Cast: David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie, Colin Welland, Brian Glover Set in northern England, Kes is a heartbreaking drama about Billy Casper, a … Continue reading

10/08/2016 · Leave a comment

The Color of Pomegranates (1969)

Soviet Union 73m, Colour Director: Sergei Parajanov; Cast: Sofiko Chiaureli, Melkon Aleksanyan, Vilen Galstyan, Giorgi Gegechkori The Color of Pomegranates is a surreal spectacle of photography intended as visual biography … Continue reading

10/07/2016 · 2 Comments

Z (1969)

Algeria/France 127m, Colour Director: Costa-Gavras; Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jacques Perrin In the film’s opening credits, we read: “Any similarity to actual persons or events is deliberate”, … Continue reading

09/17/2016 · 3 Comments