Further Beyond the Canon

This list was created using a formula to weight each film’s vote against its relative visibility/obscurity (number of IMDb votes divided by number of Beyond the Canon votes equals weighted vote) so as to highlight some of the lesser known films that have received a certain amount of support here.

  1. La Femme Qui Pleure (1979) .. Jacques Doillon
  2. Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004) .. Lav Diaz
  3. Du Côté d'Orouët (1973) .. Jacques Rozier
  4. The Messiah (1975) .. Roberto Rossellini
  5. Wife! Be Like a Rose! (1935) .. Naruse Mikio
  6. The Masseurs and a Woman (1938) .. Shimizu Hiroshi
  7. Le Tempestaire (1947) .. Jean Epstein
  8. Sink or Swim (1990) .. Su Friedrich
  9. Anatahan (1953) .. Josef von Sternberg
  10. The Mouth Agape (1974) .. Maurice Pialat
  11. Histoire(s) du Cinema (1989-1998) .. Jean-Luc Godard
  12. Out 1 (1971) .. Jacques Rivette
  13. M/Other (1999) .. Suwa Nobuhiro
  14. Duelle (1976) .. Jacques Rivette
  15. Colossal Youth (2006) .. Pedro Costa
  16. Boy (1969) .. Oshima Nagisa
  17. The Cloud-Capped Star (1960) .. Ritwik Ghatak
  18. India Song (1975) .. Marguerite Duras
  19. Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937) .. Yamanaka Sadao
  20. Touki Bouki (1973) .. Djibril Diop Mambéty
  21. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968) .. Danièle Huillet & Jean-Marie Straub
  22. La Prise de Pouvoir par Louis XIV (1966) .. Roberto Rossellini
  23. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) .. Leo McCarey
  24. Lonesome (1928) .. Fejôs Pál
  25. The Intruder (2004) .. Claire Denis
  26. Ménilmontant (1926) .. Dimitri Kirsanoff
  27. The Cheat (1936) .. Sacha Guitry
  28. Liebelei (1933) .. Max Ophüls
  29. Edvard Munch (1974) .. Peter Watkins
  30. Begone Dull Care (1949) .. Evelyn Lambart & Norman McLaren
  31. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960) .. Naruse Mikio
  32. Street of Shame (1956) .. Mizoguchi Kenji
  33. Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960) .. Aram Avakian & Bert Stern
  34. Fantômas (1913/14) .. Louis Feuillade
  35. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949) .. Anthony Pelissier
  36. Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) .. Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
  37. The Reckless Moment (1949) .. Max Ophüls
  38. Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968) .. Alain Resnais
  39. Chelsea Girls (1966) .. Andy Warhol & Paul Morrissey
  40. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) .. Terence Davies
  41. Les Bonnes Femmes (1960) .. Claude Chabrol
  42. Le Plaisir (1952) .. Max Ophüls
  43. El Sur (1983) .. Victor Erice
  44. Stars in My Crown (1950) .. Jacques Tourneur
  45. Angel (1937) .. Ernst Lubitsch
  46. Xala (1975) .. Ousmane Sembene
  47. There Was a Father (1942) .. Ozu Yasujiro
  48. The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985) .. Hou Hsiao-hsien
  49. A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) .. Douglas Sirk
  50. Floating Clouds (1955) .. Naruse Mikio
  51. The Devil, Probably (1977) .. Robert Bresson
  52. The House is Black (1963) .. Forugh Farrokhzad
  53. La Femme du Boulanger (1938) .. Marcel Pagnol
  54. The Quince Tree Sun (1992) .. Víctor Erice
  55. Louisiana Story (1948) .. Robert J. Flaherty
  56. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955) .. Luis Buñuel
  57. Bitter Victory (1957) .. Nicholas Ray
  58. Van Gogh (1991) .. Maurice Pialat
  59. Barren Lives (1963) .. Nelson Pereira dos Santos
  60. And Life Goes On... (1991) .. Abbas Kiarostami
  61. Wanda (1970) .. Barbara Loden
  62. The Green Ray (1986) .. Eric Rohmer
  63. 7th Heaven (1927) .. Frank Borzage
  64. City Girl (1930) .. F.W. Murnau
  65. To Our Loves (1983) .. Maurice Pialat
  66. Man of Aran (1934) .. Robert Flaherty
  67. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928) .. Jean Epstein
  68. Lancelot of the Lake (1974) .. Robert Bresson
  69. Daisy Kenyon (1947) .. Otto Preminger
  70. Run of the Arrow (1957) .. Samuel Fuller
  71. The L-Shaped Room (1962) .. Bryan Forbes
  72. An Autumn Afternoon (1962) .. Ozu Yasujiro
  73. The Red and the White (1967) .. Jancsó Miklós
  74. The Docks of New York (1928) .. Josef von Sternberg
  75. Michael (1924) .. Carl Theodor Dreyer
  76. Ride Lonesome (1959) .. Budd Boetticher
  77. Land of Silence and Darkness (1971) .. Werner Herzog
  78. Pyaasa (1957) .. Guru Dutt
  79. Day of the Outlaw (1959) .. André De Toth
  80. Mothlight (1963) .. Stan Brakhage
  81. The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936) .. Jean Renoir
  82. Alice in the Cities (1974) .. Wim Wenders
  83. The Pumpkin Eater (1964) .. Jack Clayton
  84. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003) .. Guy Maddin
  85. Husbands (1970) .. John Cassavetes
  86. Deep End (1971) .. Jerzy Skolimowski
  87. A City of Sadness (1989) .. Hou Hsiao-hsien
  88. Vive l'Amour (1994) .. Tsai Ming-liang
  89. Casque d'Or (1952) .. Jacques Becker
  90. Le Bonheur (1965) .. Agnès Varda
  91. Killer of Sheep (1977) .. Charles Burnett
  92. The Marquise of O (1976) .. Eric Rohmer
  93. Chikamatsu Monogatari (1954) .. Mizoguchi Kenji
  94. La Chienne (1931) .. Jean Renoir
  95. Il Posto (1961) .. Ermanno Olmi
  96. Effi Briest (1974) .. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  97. Un Chant d'Amour (1950) .. Jean Genet
  98. Platform (2000) .. Jia Zhangke
  99. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003) .. Tsai Ming-liang
  100. The Face of Another (1966) .. Teshigahara Hiroshi

3 comments:

CVM List said...

Where is Oskar Fischinger? You have forgotten Allegretto and Motion Painting no. 1, among others.

Mike Treder said...

Some really really great movies on that list.

Ted Michael Morgan said...

Many films I do not know. Much to explore and much to discover. Thanks.