Official Rare/Obcure/Underrated/NON-Mainstream Film thread.
Any genre, any year, just don't list things that are mentioned constantly on Boxden/IMDB/RottenTomatoes/Fixr/Filmsite etc. ...
Any genre, any year, just don't list things that are mentioned constantly on Boxden/IMDB/RottenTomatoes/Fixr/Filmsite etc. I am getting tired of seeing the same old and need something different.
Here is a start:
[code]A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.[/code]
[code]The wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron.[/code]
[code]A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his wife and son four years before.[/code]
[code]The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.[/code]
[code]Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.[/code]
[code]A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father[/code]
[code]A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress[/code]
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|01-07-2011, 04:43 PM||away - #2|
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|01-07-2011, 04:52 PM||away - #3|
[code]Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, se# and religion merge into one fantastic world.
[code]A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil[/code]
[code]A brilliant surgeon, Dr. Génessier, helped by his a##istant Louise, kidnaps nice young women. He removes their faces and tries to graft them[/code]
[code]Chas, a violent and psychotic East London gangster needs a place to lie low after a hit that should never have been carried out[/code]
[code]After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. [/code]
|01-07-2011, 04:53 PM||away - #4|
|01-07-2011, 04:55 PM||away - #5|
Dr Strangelove is kind of well known but ill take it. Here is one on the same subject:
[code]American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? [/code]
|01-07-2011, 05:05 PM||away - #6|
Fail on my part, you're gonna eat me up on all the oldies.
|01-07-2011, 05:57 PM||away - #7|
|01-07-2011, 06:00 PM||away - #8|
|01-07-2011, 06:06 PM||away - #9|
Angels with Dirty Faces and On the Waterfront Poster - do these qualify?
|01-07-2011, 06:12 PM||away - #10|
Great movie but deeply deeply disturbing subject matter...
|01-07-2011, 06:14 PM||away - #11|
I'm not playing, there is a subliminal pedophilia theme in that Disney film.
|01-07-2011, 06:24 PM||away - #12|
|01-07-2011, 06:31 PM||away - #13|
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|01-07-2011, 07:16 PM||away - #14|
dog star man
this is a great start to stan brakhage, experimental american film director, you have impressed me with many of your movies so i'm sure you've heard of him...if not start with this...
also by him a film called
the act of seeing with your own eyes, depicts autopsies in a pittsburgh morgue, shot in silence with a handheld camera. I believe the film is out of print but look for it...
Last edited by obscuro77; 01-07-2011 at 07:18 PM..
|01-07-2011, 07:21 PM||away - #15|
check this one out too lemme know what ya think
|01-07-2011, 07:32 PM||away - #16|
forgotten kurosawa masterpiece, beautiful painting of a movie
great WWII epic...engaging characters,
lemme know what ya think of this one
|01-07-2011, 07:42 PM||away - #17|
great jazz score...se#y chicks...bizarre story
couple of titles by svankmeyer...creepy
|01-07-2011, 07:58 PM||away - #18|
couple of great early bob hoskin flicks...i especially like the long good friday for his portrayal as a lead gangsta
bad a## british gangsta flick
i'll be posting more soon...i'm def gonna check that valerie and her week of wonders
|01-07-2011, 08:04 PM||away - #19|
[code]At its best, "The Falls" is an interesting and sometimes funny curiosity that points to themes Greenaway would return to again and again in his later work[/code]
[code]A French young woman has spent the night with a japanese man, at Hiroshima where she went for the shooting of a film about peace[/code]
[code]A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. But during the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.[/code]
[code]A young woman meets a vital young man, but the love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.[/code]
[code]Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III.[/code]
[code]A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and images from places[/code]
[code]A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's ... mixing one live actor (Alice) with a large variety of stop-motion animation[/code]
[code]A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.[/code]
|01-07-2011, 08:07 PM||away - #20|
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