UNESCO's Memory of the World: National Cinematic Heritageby mymovieslists | created - 17 Mar 2012 | updated - 03 Jul 2013 | Public
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Canada (these entries refer to multiple films and it's unclear exactly which films are included): A selection of OMPB films (1917-34) A selection of films produced by the government of Canada before the creation of the National Film Board (1923-41) Canadian Cameo Series (1932-54) Films by Maurice Proulx (1937-59) Animated films of the National Film Board (1941-44) Shorts produced at the London headquarters of the Canadian army during the last war (1941-45)
Ecuador (these entries refer to multiple films and it's unclear exactly which films are included): Obra Filmica Documental Miguel A. Alvarez (1927-35) Obra Filmica Documental Karl Gartelman (1970)
The Holy See (it's unclear exactly which film this refers to): Leone XIII (1896)
Kazakhstan (the original titles are unknown): Two Days in Spring (1983) Songs of Orynbasar (1983) Miracle Land (1989) Baiterek (1990)
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16. The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)
Not Rated | 70 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
True story of notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly (1855-80).
21. 40,000 Horsemen (1940)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, History, War
Three young Australians join the army at the beginning of World War I and are assigned to the Australian Light Horse cavalry, which is serving in Palestine. The three eventually take part ... See full summary »
22. Kokoda Front Line! (1942)
9 min | Documentary, Short, War
Cameraman Damien Parer has just returned from the front in New Guinea, where he's documented Australian troops in action. He explains this to us in a prolog. We then see air drops of ... See full summary »
24. Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught ... See full summary »
26. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery
During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.
Votes: 32,482 | Gross: $0.23M
28. Breaker Morant (1980)
PG | 107 min | Drama, History, War
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
Votes: 11,782 | Gross: $7.14M
29. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline-rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 162,374 | Gross: $12.47M
30. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
Votes: 35,848 | Gross: $5.73M
32. Sodom und Gomorrha (1922)
150 min | Drama
When the old multimillionaire Jackson Harber wants to marry the young model Mary, she hesitates, but her mother convinces her that this is her chance to lead a life in luxury and leisure. ... See full summary »
34. Masquerade in Vienna (1934)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
Vienna 1905: After a carnival party the famous painter Heidenick draws his otherwise engaged girlfriend Anita Helfer with very few clothes on, only blurs her face. The image makes it into ... See full summary »
35. Suburban Cabaret (1935)
93 min | Drama, Musical
A Viennese architect opposes his girlfriend's ambitions as a cabaret singer and turns away from her to do his duty in the infantry and prepare for war.
36. Der Prozeß (1948)
108 min | Drama
In 1882 a country girl disappears from a small Hungarian village. The inhabitants suggest that she was murdered by the Jews. Everything is done to accuse them before the trial. A study in ... See full summary »
39. Kassbach - Ein Portrait (1979)
110 min | Drama
The Viennese vegetable merchant Karl Kassbach becomes a member of the right-wing extremist organization "Initiative", which plans numerous attacks and assassinations in the Vienna.
40. Tales from the Vienna Woods (1979)
90 min | Drama
In Vienna, in 1930, a young woman falls in love with a gambler and leaves her fiancé, a common butcher. They become a couple and have a baby, but he gets bored and leaves them. Without means to support herself, her downfall begins.
41. Der Schüler Gerber (1981 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Kurt Gerber is attending his final class and gets into trouble with the math professor, a frustrated self-assured petty bourgeois sadist. The duel ends in catastrophe.
42. Ein wenig sterben (1981)
88 min | Drama
Story of an old man who refuses to leave a condemned house even though all the other tenants have left. He barricades himself in and spends his time writing protest letters to the government.
43. Raffl (1985)
95 min | Drama, History