joachimt's favorite movies <50 checks (first 65 ranked)by joachimt-IMDB | created - 8 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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3. The Perfect Game (1958)
93 min | Action, Crime
A group of five college students decide to jinx a bicycle race in their favor and claim the money to pay off their debts, but when the illegal bookie cannot pay, they take up his offer of "... See full summary »
4. Long Live the Republic (1965)
134 min | Drama, War
It is the spring 1945 and the front line is getting closer to the small Moravian village of Nesovice. Twelve-year old Oldrich Vareka, nicknamed Shorty for his tiny stature, observes the ... See full summary »
5. Harbor Drift (1929)
54 min | Drama
The quest for a sparkling pearl necklace stolen by a beggar under the gaze of a prostitute, who persuades her unemployed friend to steal it back, with tragic consequences.
6. The Drunkard (1950)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A poor cobbler has become a drunkard and the laughing stock of the whole neighborhood, besetting his daughter. When she falls in love with a rich young man, her father tries in vain to hide his passion from his family.
7. Yesterday Wonder I Was (2017)
80 min | Sci-Fi
A lonely character lives day by day in Mexico City, unable to control the changing from one body to the next from time to time. His hopelessness is questioned when he meets a woman named ... See full summary »
10. Je t'attendrai (1939)
85 min | Drama, Romance, War
During WW1, a train is stopped by a bombing ;a young soldier takes advantage of the opportunity to go to his native village to see his parents .
12. Tea-Horse Road Series: Delamu (2004)
110 min | Documentary
Delamu ¨C Tibetan for "Peace Angel". Since ancient times, China's two primary land routes connecting it to the outside world have been the Silk Road in the north, and Tea Horse-Road in the ... See full summary »
14. Organ (1965)
99 min | Drama
A young Polish deserter and gifted organist finds shelter from the fascists in a Slovak Franciscan monastery. He gets into a conflict with the local organist and choir leader, a man limited in his world views and spiritual values.
15. Mirage (1972)
82 min | Drama
A young man inherits a broken down estate at the edge of the Peruvian desert, with no explanation about the former owners or what had become of the once thriving house.
16. Nonni and Manni (1988– )
Nonni and Manni live on Iceland with their Mother and their grandmother in the late 1850th. A friend of their father's, Harald, has to give them the information that their father died. The ... See full summary »
17. 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.
18. Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi (1971)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, War
During the dark years of the German Occupation in Greece, the mysterious disappearance of a cherished tomcat throws a destitute factory worker straight into the bowels of Kommandantur, to taste firsthand the oppressor's lavish hospitality.
19. Divertimento (1992)
125 min | Drama
More than just an abbreviated form of "La Belle Noiseuse", Rivette re-cut his footage with some important differences in point of view - this one being more from Marianne's point of view.
20. Mourning Rock (2000)
87 min | Documentary
A documentary about Eleusina. The past and the present, in complete antithesis, coexist in a place spoiled by modern industry but which long ago hosted the Eleusinian Mysteries, the secret ... See full summary »
21. My Grandmother (1929)
Not Rated | 65 min | Comedy, Drama
The protagonist, a lazy pen-pusher, gets the sack for his bureaucratic idleness, and learns that the way back into the job market depends on getting a letter of recommendation from a "grandmother".
22. Scarlet Week (1954)
70 min | Drama, Romance
A Bergmanesque triangle drama. After a weekend of dancing and camping on a recreation island near the city, a young factory worker decides to stay and cut work for a day. Walking around the... See full summary »
23. Caídos del cielo (1990)
121 min | Drama, Romance
3 entwined stories set in Lima in the conflict marked 8Os: An elderly couple loses their child. A broadcaster shelters a depressed woman. A blind woman exploits her poor grandsons.
24. Keiho (1999)
133 min | Crime, Drama
Masaki Shibata Sinichi is a theater actor who murders a man and his wife. Masaki confesses the crime and alleges that the reason for it was that the woman, five months pregnant, had ... See full summary »
25. The Art of Flying (2015)
7 min | Documentary, Short
Short film about "murmurations": the mysterious flights of the Common Starling. It is still unknown how the thousands of birds are able to fly in such dense swarms without colliding. Every ... See full summary »
Director: Jan van Ijken
30. Virginity (1937)
83 min | Drama
Young and stunningly beautiful Hana is thrown into the street after her mother catches her stepfather sexually harassing Hana. She finds a new job at a café where she becomes the object of ... See full summary »
31. The Stone Cross (1968)
80 min | Drama
The Stone Cross (Kaminnyy khrest, 1968), based on two short stories ("The Stone Cross" and "The Thief," both published in 1900) by Galician novelist Vasyl Stefanyk.
32. Acciaio (1933)
67 min | Drama
In the huge steel factories in Terni (Umbria, Italy), two friends (Mario and Pietro) fight for the love of the same girl (Gina). Pietro dies because of a work accident at the factory. The ... See full summary »
35. Ihmiset suviyössä (1948)
66 min | Drama
A visual poem based on a story by Nobel laureate F.E. Sillanpää. The fates of various characters become interlaced over a long and light-filled summer night in the Finnish countryside. ... See full summary »
36. Les dernières fiançailles (1973)
92 min | Drama
After another cardiac arrest, Armand knows he doesn't have long to live. But after more than 70 years in the same house, he doesn't want to die anywhere else. His wife, Rose, has secretly ... See full summary »
38. Swan Lake: The Zone (1990)
96 min | Drama
This film tells what it was like to live in the USSR with brutal reality. A convict is forced to hide within a model of a hammer and sickle. Here a tragic romance ensues between the convict and woman worker.
Votes: 163 | Gross: $0.03M
39. El otro Francisco (1974)
97 min | Drama
Based on the novel Francisco by Anselmo Suárez y Romero, "The Other Francisco" is a socio-economic analysis of slavery and class struggle through the retelling of the original novel. The ... See full summary »
41. The Fall of Otrar (1991)
176 min | Drama, History, War
This historical epic charts political intrigue among the Kipchaks, a confederation of tribes on the steppes of central Asia, before they were overrun by Genghis Khan.
42. Noin 7 veljestä (1968)
93 min | Comedy
Medieval knight spoof about Sir Wilhelm who wants to court beautiful Helena, the daughter of evil von Wurstburg living in his large castle. People around the village also include Robin Hood... See full summary »
45. The Summer of Aviya (1988)
95 min | Biography, Drama