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Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

Rocco and His Brothers
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Luchino Visconti, starring Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale
Rated Not Rated

Rocco and His Brothers is a 1960 Italian film directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Alain Delon. The film follows the story of the Parondi family, who have just moved from the rural south of Italy to the industrialized north. The eldest of the Parondi brothers, Rocco, is forced to take on the role of surrogate father figure to his four brothers as their father, a proud and stoic man, struggles to find work in their new environment. Rocco must juggle his desire to become a boxer with his responsibility to provide for his family, as well as manage his relationships with his brothers and the women in his life. He soon finds himself torn between a lowly life of manual labor and the temptations of fame and fortune in the world of professional boxing. At the same time, his two youngest brothers, Simone and Ciro, struggle to adjust to the new environment, while his eldest brother, Vincenzo, is consumed with passion and jealousy. Ultimately, the film is a study of family dynamics in a changing society. With its stark realism and powerful performances, Rocco and His Brothers stands as a timeless classic of Italian Neorealism.

Boogie Nights (1997)

Boogie Nights
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán
Rated R

Boogie Nights is a 1997 American period drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Set in1977 during the Golden Age of Porn, the story follows a young nightclub dishwasher, Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg), who is discovered by porn producer Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds) and is transformed into adult film star Dirk Diggler. The film chronicles Dirk's rise to fame and his descent as the industry changes in the 1980s. Along the way, Dirk befriends and finds himself surrounded by a group of characters as unique and colorful as the 1970s itself, including Scotty J (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Rollergirl (Heather Graham), Little Bill (William H. Macy) and Amber Waves (Julianne Moore). Boogie Nights is an exploration of the complex art of adult filmmaking and its effect on the lives of the people involved.

True Romance (1993)

True Romance
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer
Rated R

True Romance is an action-packed crime film directed by Tony Scott. The film follows the story of Clarence Worley (Christian Slater), a comic book store clerk, who falls in love with a call girl named Alabama (Patricia Arquette). After winning a $5 million stash of cocaine from her pimp Drexl (Gary Oldman) in a violent altercation, Clarence and Alabama’s whirlwind romance takes them on a journey to Los Angeles in an attempt to sell the drugs and be together. Along the way they are pursued by the mob, police, and Clarence's own in-laws. With danger lurking in every corner, the couple must rely on their quick wit and courage in order to make it out alive. With a star-studded supporting cast, True Romance is a gripping, violent, and thrilling tale of love and survival.

Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

Lilya 4-Ever
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Lukas Moodysson, starring Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova
Rated R

Lilya 4-Ever is a tragic and heartbreaking drama directed by Lukas Moodysson released in 2002. It follows the story of 16-year-old Lilya, who lives in poverty in the former Soviet Union and struggles to survive after her mother abandons her. When a family friend, Andrei, offers Lilya a chance to escape her dire circumstances by moving with him to Sweden, she eagerly accepts. However, what Lilya doesn't know is that Andrei has ulterior motives and is actually a human trafficker planning to sell her into prostitution. With the help of a kind social worker, Lilya escapes Andrei and embarks on a desperate journey to find freedom and redemption. Despite heartbreaking circumstances, Lilya 4-Ever is an inspiring film that celebrates the strength of the human spirit in the face of despair. The film serves as a powerful reminder to confront human trafficking and find ways to help those in need.

McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane
Rated R

McCabe & Mrs. Miller is a 1971 revisionist Western directed by Robert Altman. Warren Beatty and Julie Christie star as the title characters, a gambler and a brothel madam who join forces to establish a business empire in a small Pacific Northwest mining town. They find success, but also draw the ire of powerful figures in the town and the attention of hired guns. As their business begins to take a downward turn, they must fight to protect their livelihood, as well as their relationship with each other. The film is generally considered to be one of Altman's best and is noted for its use of a lush visual style and a soundtrack of folk music.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Leaving Las Vegas
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Mike Figgis, starring Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis
Rated R

Leaving Las Vegas is a critically acclaimed film about Ben Sanderson (Nicolas Cage), an alcoholic who has decided to drink himself to death in Las Vegas, and the unlikely relationship he strikes up with a prostitute named Sera (Elisabeth Shue). As Ben's drinking spirals out of control, the two develop an unlikely bond and form a unique friendship that helps them both to find some kind of redemption. Despite the unlikely circumstances of their meeting, Ben and Sera help each other to find hope and beauty in the bleakness of their lives.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Peckinpah, starring Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young
Rated R

Flowers of Shanghai (1998)

Flowers of Shanghai
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Hsiao-Hsien Hou, starring Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Michiko Hada, Michelle Reis, Carina Lau
Rated Unrated

The Ignorant Fairies (2001)

The Ignorant Fairies
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Ferzan Özpetek, starring Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Serra Yilmaz, Gabriel Garko
Rated R

The Naked Kiss (1964)

The Naked Kiss
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Samuel Fuller, starring Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey
Rated Approved

Klute (1971)

Klute
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Alan J. Pakula, starring Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider
Rated R

Tangerine (2015)

Tangerine
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Sean Baker, starring Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan
Rated R

Love for Sale (2006)

Love for Sale
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Karim Aïnouz, starring Hermila Guedes, Maria Menezes, Zezita Matos, João Miguel
Rated Not Rated

Like Someone in Love (2012)

Like Someone in Love
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Abbas Kiarostami, Banafsheh-Shay Modaressi, starring Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryô Kase, Denden
Rated Not Rated

Or (My Treasure) (2004)

Or (My Treasure)
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Keren Yedaya, starring Dana Ivgy, Ronit Elkabetz, Meshar Cohen, Katia Zinbris
Rated Unrated

The Sea Is Watching (2002)

The Sea Is Watching
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kei Kumai, starring Misa Shimizu, Nagiko Tôno, Masatoshi Nagase, Hidetaka Yoshioka
Rated R

Hardcore (1979)

Hardcore
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Paul Schrader, starring George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley, Dick Sargent
Rated R

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

Last Exit to Brooklyn
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Uli Edel, starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Lang, Burt Young, Peter Dobson
Rated R

Sold (2014)

Sold
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jeffrey D. Brown, starring Gillian Anderson, David Arquette, Priyanka Bose, Tillotama Shome
Rated PG-13

House of Tolerance (2011)

House of Tolerance
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Bertrand Bonello, starring Noémie Lvovsky, Hafsia Herzi, Céline Sallette, Jasmine Trinca
Rated Not Rated

Young & Beautiful (2013)

Young & Beautiful
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From François Ozon, starring Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantin Ravat
Rated Not Rated

Claire Dolan (1998)

Claire Dolan
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Lodge Kerrigan, starring Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, Patrick Husted
Rated Not Rated

Eden (2012)

Eden
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Megan Griffiths, starring Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges, Matt O'Leary, Eddie Martinez
Rated R

The Immigrant (2013)

The Immigrant
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From James Gray, starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk
Rated R

Simon Killer (2012)

Simon Killer
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Antonio Campos, starring Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Lila Salet, Michaël Abiteboul
Rated Not Rated

 



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