Depressing Films: Part 4.

A Listmania! list by S. Davitt (Kent, England)
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Diary Of A Country Priest [DVD] [1951]
1.  Diary Of A Country Priest [DVD] [1951] DVD ~ Claude Laydu
The list author says:
  "The film follows a young priest as he deals with various seemingly insurmountable difficulties."
£13.51   Used & New from: £10.49
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Damnation [DVD] [1988]
2.  Damnation [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Vali Karekes
The list author says:
  "Karrer plods his way through life in quiet desperation. His hopelessness would be incurable but for the existence of the Titanik Bar and its beautiful, haunting singer. But the lady is married."
£4.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Kanal (Canal) [Region 2] [import]
3.  Kanal (Canal) [Region 2] [import] DVD ~ Teresa Izewska
The list author says:
  "After a last day of fighting, and of good-byes to family, to love making, and to music, a handful of doomed survivors wade into the city's underground sewers in hopes of escape."
£9.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Kes [DVD] [1969]
4.  Kes [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ David Bradley
The list author says:
  "A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon."
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Kids [DVD] [1995]
5.  Kids [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Leo Fitzpatrick
The list author says:
  "An amoral, HIV-positive skateboarder sets out to deflower as many virgins as possible while a local girl who contracted his disease tries to save his next target from her same fate."
£15.98   Used & New from: £0.47
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

L.I.E. [2002] [DVD]
6.  L.I.E. [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ Brian Cox
The list author says:
  "A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man."
£7.11   Used & New from: £1.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Tree Of Wooden Clogs [1978] [DVD]
7.  The Tree Of Wooden Clogs [1978] [DVD] DVD ~ Luigi Ornaghi
The list author says:
  "A year in the life of peasants in northern Italy near the turn of the 20th century."
£9.84   Used & New from: £2.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

La Grande Illusion [DVD]
8.  La Grande Illusion [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Gabin
The list author says:
  "During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp."
£19.95   Used & New from: £6.53
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Official Story [1985] [DVD]
9.  The Official Story [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Norma Aleandro
The list author says:
  "Set during Argentina's 1970s dictatorship. The wife of a successful businessman is forced to reconsider her own past as the truth about the country is exposed."
£7.91   Used & New from: £2.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Butterfly's Tongue [DVD] [2000]
10.  Butterfly's Tongue [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Manuel Lozano
The list author says:
  "For Moncho, it's an idyllic year. But it's also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels."
£36.75   Used & New from: £7.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Bicycle Thieves [DVD] [1948]
11.  The Bicycle Thieves [DVD] [1948] DVD ~ Lamberto Maggiorani
The list author says:
  "A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job."
£11.00   Used & New from: £6.65
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

Turtles Can Fly [2005] [DVD]
12.  Turtles Can Fly [2005] [DVD] DVD ~ Avaz Latif
The list author says:
  "Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak, gauge and await their fate."
£5.75   Used & New from: £4.87
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Last Exit to Brooklyn [DVD] [2005]
13.  Last Exit to Brooklyn [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Jennifer Jason Leigh
The list author says:
  "Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers."
£9.99   Used & New from: £1.69
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Last Night [DVD] [1998]
14.  Last Night [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Don McKellar
The list author says:
  "A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century."
£10.50   Used & New from: £9.21
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Devil, Probably [DVD]
15.  The Devil, Probably [DVD] DVD ~ Antoine Monnier
The list author says:
  "Charlie ealises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, he decides that suicide is the only option."
£7.00   Used & New from: £5.27
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Diving Bell And The Butterfly [DVD]
16.  The Diving Bell And The Butterfly [DVD] DVD ~ Mathieu Amalric
The list author says:
  "The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed."
£5.41   Used & New from: £0.33
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Leaving Las Vegas [DVD]
17.  Leaving Las Vegas [DVD] DVD ~ Nicolas Cage
The list author says:
  "Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets & forms a friendship & non-interference pact with a prostitute."
£5.68   Used & New from: £1.61
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

400 Blows (Les 400 Coups) [1959] [DVD]
18.  400 Blows (Les 400 Coups) [1959] [DVD] DVD ~ Jean-Pierre Léaud
The list author says:
  "Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime"
£28.99   Used & New from: £17.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Life As A House [DVD] [2002]
19.  Life As A House [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Hayden Christensen
The list author says:
  "When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father."
£2.90   Used & New from: £0.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Lilya 4-Ever [DVD]
20.  Lilya 4-Ever [DVD] DVD ~ Oksana Akinshina
The list author says:
  "Lilja is 16 years old. Her only friend is a boy named Volodja. They live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej. He is going to Sweden, & invites Lilja."
£24.73   Used & New from: £6.94
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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