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Colossal Youth (2006)

Director: Pedro Costa

 

A second to this. I somehow missed this when I offered a second to some of the others in the list.

All great art is pared down to the essential.
--Henri Langlois

 

Movies are not barium enemas, you're not supposed to get them over with as quickly as possible.

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Is Colossal Youth available for streaming anywhere?

 

The only Costa DVD that any library in my state has is this short: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0488319/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_7

 

So, while I'd love to see Colossal Youth, I have no idea how I'm going to be able to.

"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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Second Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) - 1951
 

And is everyone ready to go back to....

 

Title: Titanic (1997)

Director: James Cameron

Running Time: 194 minutes

IMDb link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1-hy-V27Lg

A&F thread

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Title: Walkabout

Please elaborate (in the discussion thread).

"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

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Second Stardust Memories, but that means this is essential:

 

Title: 8 1/2 (1963)

Director: Federico Fellini

Running Time: 138 minutes

Language: Italian with some English

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056801/

YouTube:

A&F Thread: None that I could find

"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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Title: Ulysses' Gaze (1995)

Director: Theodoros Anagelopoulos
Running Time: 176 minutes
Language: Multiple
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114863/?ref_=nv_sr_1
A&F: hhttp://artsandfaith.com/index.php?showtopic=22348

 

Title: Dog Star Man (1962-1964

Director: Stan Brakhage

Running Time: 74

Language: English

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058025/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Youtube: 

 

Title: Syndromes and a Century (2006)

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Running Time: 105

Language: Thai

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477731/?ref_=nv_sr_1

A&F: http://artsandfaith.com/index.php?showtopic=18877

 

Title: The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012)

Director: Jose Rodrigues and Joao da Mata

Running Time: 85

Language: Portuguese

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1843840/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

 

Title: Decay of Fiction (2002)

Director: Pat O'Neill

Language: English

Running Time: 75

Vimeo: 

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"...the vivid crossing of borders between film and theology may save the film from the banality of cinema and festival business, and it may also save the church from the deep sleep of the habitual and the always known."

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Second:

 

My Winnipeg

It's Such a Beautiful Day

Eternity and a Day

Dark City

The Act of Killing

"...the vivid crossing of borders between film and theology may save the film from the banality of cinema and festival business, and it may also save the church from the deep sleep of the habitual and the always known."

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Title: Ryan (2004)

Director: Chris Landreth

Running Time: 14

Language: English

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0414469/

NFB (entire short):

https://www.nfb.ca/film/ryan

Edited by M. Leary

"...the vivid crossing of borders between film and theology may save the film from the banality of cinema and festival business, and it may also save the church from the deep sleep of the habitual and the always known."

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Title:  I Remember Mama (1948)

Director:  George Stevens

Running Time:  134 minutes

Language: English / Norwegian / Latin / French\

IMDb page

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Qmi8llvI4

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Title:  In Praise of Love (2001)

Director:  Jean-Luc Godard

Running Time:  97

Language: French

IMDb pagehttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181912/

"...the vivid crossing of borders between film and theology may save the film from the banality of cinema and festival business, and it may also save the church from the deep sleep of the habitual and the always known."

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Oh yeah...

 

Second Chocolat.

Edited by M. Leary

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Second: I Remember Mama.

There is this difference between the growth of some human beings and that of others: in the one case it is a continuous dying, in the other a continuous resurrection. (George MacDonald, The Princess and Curdie)

Isn't narrative structure enough of an ideology for art? (Greg Wright)

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Title: Je t'aime, je t'aime
Director: Alain Resnais
Running Time: 91 minutes
Language: French
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film):
Link to the A&F thread on the film (if there is one):
N/A

 

 

Second for this, now that I've seen it.

If any director is going to make the limit of 3-per-director difficult with the topic, it's going to be Resnais.

"A director must live with the fact that his work will be called to judgment by someone who has never seen a film of Murnau's." - François Truffaut

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