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“A politician thinks of the next election.
A statesman, of the next generation.”

J.F. Clarke

“A politician thinks of the next election.
A statesman, of the next generation.”

J.F. Clarke

“A politician thinks of the next election.
A statesman, of the next generation.”

J.F. Clarke

The Best World Movies (up to 2017)

Film name Country, year Film director
  USA
A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick
A Fish Called Wanda 1988 Charles Crichton
American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes
Avatar 2009 James Cameron 
Barton Fink 1991 Ethan & Joel Coen
Bridget Jones's Diary 2001 Sharon Maguire
Cabaret 1972 Bob Fosse
Café Society 2018 Woody Allen
Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski
City Lights 1931 Charlie Chaplin
Easy Rider 1969 Dannis Hopper
Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton
Empire of the Sun 1987 Steven Spielberg
Forrest Gump 1994 Robert Zemeckis
Frida 2002 Julie Taymor
Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming
Kramervs Kramer 1979 Robert Benton
La-La-Land 2016 Damien Chazelle
Lostin Translation 2003 Sofia Coppola
Midnight in Paris 2011 Woody Allen
Mulholland Drive 2001 David Lynch
Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino
Rain Man 1988 Barry Levinson
Scent of a Woman 1992 Martin Brest
Secretary 2001 Steven Shainberg
Something's Gotta Give 2003 Nancy Meyers
Taxi Driver 1976 Martin Scorsese
The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder
The Bodyguard 1992 Mick Jackson
The Bourne Identity 2002 Doug Liman
The Matrix 1999 L. Wachowski (sisters)
The Pianist 2002 Roman Polanski
The Shape of Water 2017 Guillermo del Toro
The Truman Show 1998 Peter Weir
The Unbearable Lightness of Being 1984 Philip Kaufman
The Whole Nine Yards 2000 Jonathan Lynn
Titanic 1997 James Cameron 
Tootsie 1982 Sydney Pollack
  Europe
81/2 Italy, 1963 Federico Fellini
A Man and a Woman France , 1966 Claude Lelouch
Amélie France, 2001 Jean Jeunet
Amour France, 2012 Michel Haneke
A Short Film About Killing Poland, 1988 Krzyszt of Kieslowski
Black Cat, White Cat Serbia , 1998 Emir Kusturica
Caligola Italy, 1979 Tinto Brass
Caravaggio England, 1986 Dereck Jarman
Crush England, 1996 David Cronenberg
Daisies Czechoslov, 1966 Vera Chytilova
Damage France, 1992 Louis Malle
Dancer in the Dark Denmark, 2000 Lars von Trier
Elle France, 2016 Paul Verhoeven
Fanny and Alexander Sweden, 1982 Ingmar Bergman
Fitzcarraldo Germany, 1982 Werner Herzog
Going Places France, 1974 Bertran Blier
Ken Park England, 2002 Larry Clark
Landscape in the Mist Greece, 1988 Theo Angelopoulos
Le Bal France, 1983 Ettore Scola
Leon France, 1994 Luc Besson
Life is Beautiful Italy, 1997 Roberto Benigni
Love Actually England, 2003 Richard Curtis
Marriage Italian Style Italy, 1964 Vittorio de Sica
Mr. Robinson Italy, 1976 Sergio Corbucci
Orchestra Rehearsal Italy, 1978 Federico Fellini
Pride & Prejudice UK-France, 2005 Joe Wright
Profession: Reporter (The Passenger) Italy, 1975 Michelangelo Antonioni
Salome's Last Dance England, 1988 Ken Russell
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Italy, 1975 Pier Paolo Pasolini
Sara Poland, 1997 Maciej Slesicki
Stealing Beauty Italy, 1996 Bernardo Bertolucci
Talk to Her Spain, 2002 Pedro Almodóvar
The Artist France, 2011 Michel Hazanavicius
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie France, 1972 Luis Bunuel
The Fugitives France, 1986 Francis Veber
TheLover France, 1992 Jean-Jacques Annaud 
The Night Porter Italy, 1974 Liliana Cavani
The Piano England, 1993 Jane Campion
The Pillow Book England, 1996 Peter Green a way
The Pointsman Netherlands, 1986 Jos Stelling
The Reader France , 1988 Michel Deville
  Asia , Lat in America
Always S. Korea, 2011 Il-gon Song
Amores Perros Mexico, 2000 Alejandro Inárritu
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon China, 2000 AngLee
Farewell My Concubine China, 1993 Chen Kaige
Hero China, 2002 Zhang Yimou
High and Low Japan, 1963 Akira Kurosawa
Inthe Mood for Love Hong Kong, 2000 Wong Kar-wai
In the Realmof the Senses Japan, 1976 Nagisa Oshima
Lust, Cautin China, 2007 Ang Lee
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… S. Korea, 2003 Kim Ki -duk
The Ballad of Narayama Japan, 1983 Shohei Imamura
The Secret in Their Eyes Argentina, 2009 Juan José Campanella
Y Tu Mamá También Mexico, 2001 Alfonso Cuarón
  USSR, Russia, Ukraine
A Cruel Romance USSR, 1984 Eldar Ryazanov
Andrei Rublev USSR, 1966 Andrei Tarkovsky 
A Slave of Love USSR, 1976 Nikita Mikhalkov
Assa USSR, 1987 Sergei Soloviyov
Beginning (“Nachalo”) USSR, 1970 Gleb Panfilov
Commissar USSR, 1967 Aлех Askoldov
Don't Grieve ! USSR , 1969 Georgiy Daneliya
Encore, Once More Encore! Russia , 1993 Pyotr Todorovsky
Giselle's Mania Russia, 1995 Aleksei Uchitel
Hipsters Russia, 2008 Valery Todorovsky
Kerosene Salesman's Wife USSR, 1988 Alex Kaidanovski
Leviathan Russia, 2014 Andrey Zvyagintsev
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears USSR, 1980 Vladimir Menshov
My Friend Ivan Lapshin USSR, 1984 Alex German (Sr .)
Pokrovsky Gate USSR, 1982 Mikhail Kozakov
Prorva Russia , 1992 Ivan Dykhovichny
Save and Protect USSR, 1989 Alex Sokurov
The Asthenic Syndrome Ukraine , 1991 Kira Muratova
The Chekist Russia, 1992 Alex Rogozhkin
The Color of Pomegranates USSR, 1969 Sergei Parajanov
The Diamond Arm USSR, 1969 LeonidGaidai
The Flight USSR , 1970 A. Alov and V. Naumov
The Master and Margarita Russia, 1994 Yuriy Kára
The Thief Russia, 1997 Pavel Chukhray
The Tribe Ukraine, 2014 Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
To Kill a Dragon USSR, 1988 Mark Zakharov
War and Peace USSR, 1966 Sergei Bondarchuk
White Sun of the Desert USSR , 1970 Vladimir Motyl
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