50 MASTERWORKS pt1 (alphabetical order)

A Listmania! list by "howellzuk"
 
Fellini's 8 1/2 [DVD] [1963] [2008]
1.  Fellini's 8 1/2 [DVD] [1963] [2008] DVD ~ Marcello Mastroianni
The list author says:
  "Fellini's semi-autobiographical story about a director's search for creation amidst a mental block. One of the definitive masterworks of cinema."
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2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
2.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "A fascinating look at the possibilities of evolution. A genre defining masterpiece that brings an air of respectibility to science fiction and Kubrick's greatest moment."
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Andrei Rublev [DVD] [1973]
3.  Andrei Rublev [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Anatoliy Solonitsyn
The list author says:
  "A story of the crisis a russian icon painter faces with his religion in 15th century Russia. A masterwork of biblical proportions, easily one of the greatest films ever made."
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Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
4.  Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Wheter the extra footage adds anything to this tale of the horrors of war is irrelevent, it remains a masterwork and an astonishing achievement in cinema."
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The Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali/Aparajito/The World Of Apu [DVD]
5.  The Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali/Aparajito/The World Of Apu [DVD] DVD ~ Smaran Ghosal
The list author says:
  "Three films that form a humane view of the many events involved in a boy's life in India. A profoundly human masterwork that is particularly warming in our inhumane and immoral world."
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Casablanca [1942] [DVD]
6.  Casablanca [1942] [DVD] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "This film needs no synopsis, it's a story we all know and cherish. Perhaps this masterpiece is America's most loved film."
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Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
7.  Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "Famous for it's technical innovations and the fact that it's the most critically acclaimed film of all time. Perhaps this isn't THE greatest film of all time but it is undoubtedly a masterwork."
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Cries And Whispers [1972] [DVD]
8.  Cries And Whispers [1972] [DVD] DVD ~ Harriet Andersson
The list author says:
  "A Bergman chamber piece that focuses on four characters and the enmity between them symbolizing the lack of closeness between people in social interaction. A bleak cinematic masterwork."
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Dekalog: Parts 1-5 [DVD]
9.  Dekalog: Parts 1-5 [DVD] DVD ~ Daniel Olbrychski
The list author says:
  "I'm refering to the whole Dekalog cycle. A profound meditation on the ways of human nature in contemporary society. One of the great works of art in cinema from a sorely missed director, Kieslowski."
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Fanny and Alexander [DVD] [1982]
10.  Fanny and Alexander [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Bertil Guve
The list author says:
  "Two children grow up amidst an atmosphere of austerity and being neglected in this transcendental movie from one of cinema's greatest auteurs, Bergman. MASTERWORK."
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The Godfather [DVD]
11.  The Godfather [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "The first part a trilogy following the life of mafia gangster family, the Corleones. Memorable for Brando's performance, seventies American cinema never achieved better than this masterwork."
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The Godfather: Part II [DVD]
12.  The Godfather: Part II [DVD] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "An effortless continuation of the story built up in the first, this is as good though not better in my opinion than the first. Pacino's greatest performance."
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Gone With The Wind [DVD] [1939]
13.  Gone With The Wind [DVD] [1939] DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "Selznick's production of this classic tale stands as one of the richest and warmest visual experiences the cinema has to offer and the pinnacle of a well handled narrative in American cinema."
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The Gospel According To St. Matthew [1967] [DVD]
14.  The Gospel According To St. Matthew [1967] [DVD] DVD ~ Enrique Irazoqui
The list author says:
  "The synopsis of this film is pretty much self explanatory according to the title, but is a visually breathtaking piece of cinema without equal as the finest retelling of the famous story."
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Heimat [DVD] [1984]
15.  Heimat [DVD] [1984] DVD ~ Marita Breuer
The list author says:
  "Although great films by the eighties had become sporadic, there's no denying that this story about the german village of Schabbach through the years 1919-1982 is a masterwork."
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Ikiru [DVD]
16.  Ikiru [DVD] DVD ~ Takashi Shimura
The list author says:
  "The story of a man who lacks direction and purpose in life when faced with death is one cinema's most meaningful films and major work from one of cinema's avant-garde directors, Akira Kurosawa."
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Jean De Florette [DVD]
17.  Jean De Florette [DVD] DVD ~ Yves Montand
The list author says:
  "The first part of what is essentially one film, is a rivetting meditation on the nature of greed and human aspirations and serves itself as a wonderful rural enrichment of the spirit. A gem."
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Jules Et Jim [DVD]
18.  Jules Et Jim [DVD] DVD ~ Jeanne Moreau
The list author says:
  "Sometimes dismissed by people with no artistic appreciation and poetic intuition, this is the most visually stimulating film you'll ever see and one of the greatest movies of all time."
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La Belle Et La Bete [1946] [DVD]
19.  La Belle Et La Bete [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Marais
The list author says:
  "This retelling of the classic tale "Beauty and the beast" is a heart rending study of the strain on heart and mind of loneliness and one of the most beautiful pictures in cinema history."
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La Dolce Vita [DVD]
20.  La Dolce Vita [DVD] DVD ~ Marcello Mastroianni
The list author says:
  "Fellini's fascination with people was never better shown than with this electric black and white beauty. One of the good things in life."
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La Grande Illusion (1937) [VHS] [1998]
21.  La Grande Illusion (1937) [VHS] [1998] VHS Jean Gabin
The list author says:
  "The greatest war movie of all time and one of world cinema's most innately classic films from cinema definingly good director Jean Renoir."
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La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD]
22.  La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD] DVD ~ Marcel Dalio
The list author says:
  "As impressive a display of filmaking one could possibly see, Renoir's tour de force is THE definition of the word masterwork."
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Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD]
23.  Lawrence of Arabia - Two Disc Set [DVD] DVD ~ Peter O'Toole
The list author says:
  "Lean's masterpiece is not immune to criticism, but it is a miraculous work and stands as one of the great epic films."
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Les Enfants Du Paradis [VHS]
24.  Les Enfants Du Paradis [VHS] VHS Arletty
The list author says:
  "Quite possibly the greatest film ever made, this tale of blossoming romance around the lives of many rambunctious characters set amongst the wonderful backdrop of Paris is as timeless as ever."
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Manon Des Sources [DVD] (1986)
25.  Manon Des Sources [DVD] (1986) DVD ~ Yves Montand
The list author says:
  "This continuation of Jean de Florette completes what is one of the jewels in the crown of French cinema. The conclusion is so profoundly moving it will make your heart implode. END OF pt1"
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