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  • Four Nights of a Dreamer
  • L'Argent
  • Diary of a Country Priest
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • Pickpocket

Robert Bresson

9 films

  • The Crowd
  • The Big Parade
  • Show People
  • The Stranger's Return
  • Our Daily Bread

King Vidor

10 films

  • The Public Enemy
  • Heroes for Sale
  • Love Is a Racket
  • Wild Boys of the Road
  • Night Nurse
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Come and See
  • The Young and the Damned
  • Yi Yi

Kids (Coming of age)

108 films

Films about kids, teenagers, coming of age stories, difficult childhoods..

  • True Heart Susie
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Orphans of the Storm
  • Way Down East
  • The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

D. W. Griffith

24 films

  • French Cancan
  • The Golden Coach
  • The Lower Depths
  • Grand Illusion
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning

Jean Renoir

17 films

After a rough start with The Rules of the Game which I need to revisit soon, Renoir has quickly become…

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
  • Metropolis
  • M
  • Fury
  • You and Me

Fritz Lang

13 films

  • City Girl
  • Tartuffe
  • Nosferatu
  • Faust
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

F.W. Murnau

12 films

  • Il Posto
  • Shoeshine
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Organizer
  • Umberto D.

Italian Neo Realism

35 films

Some of these are not pure examples of neo-realism as they have mainstream/professional actors but for me the key thing…

  • Flowing
  • Lightning
  • Every-Night Dreams
  • Mother
  • A Wife's Heart

Mikio Naruse

56 films

Not ranked.

  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Winter Light
  • Scenes from a Marriage
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • The Last Command
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • Thunderbolt
  • The Blue Angel
  • The Docks of New York