The Letterboxd Show: Isabel Sandoval's Four Favorites

Films mentioned in season two, episode five of The Letterboxd Show podcast, in which writer, director, editor, actress and Letterboxd member Isabel Sandoval takes hosts Slim (of 70mm podcast infamy) and Gemma (Letterboxd’s editor-in-chief) through her four Letterboxd favorites.

Isabel’s top four are: Hiroshima Mon Amour, Jeanne Dielman, Punch-Drunk Love and In the Mood for Love. She also discusses cinematic edging, sensual slapstick, nuns on screen, modern Filipino cinema, Verhoeven’s camp supremacy, audience blue balls, and her next feature film, Tropical Gothic.

This episode was recorded in Pennsylvania and Auckland, and edited by Slim. Our theme music is ‘Vampiros Dancoteque’, by film and television composing trio Moniker.

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Lingua Franca
  • Apparition
  • Shangri-La
  • Beware of a Holy Whore
  • M
  • Chungking Express
  • Happy Together
  • The 400 Blows
  • Breathless
  • Vanilla Sky
  • Benedetta
  • Elle
  • Uncut Gems
  • The Apartment
  • Phantom Thread
  • A New Leaf
  • Cleaners
  • Ode to Nothing
  • Tropical Gothic