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olive's ultimate recommendations

119 films

people always ask me what my favourite film is and this is my answer

  • The Hourglass Sanatorium
  • My Twentieth Century
  • Fellini Satyricon
  • Vampyr
  • Donkey Skin

fantastique, marvelous, dream films

116 films

Films I consider fantastic or marvelous, weird, surreal. I could live in them, but I would always be looking over…

  • Autumn Sonata
  • Yearning
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Through a Glass Darkly

films to cry to

15 films

  • Adieu Philippine
  • Beau Travail
  • 8½
  • The River
  • Water Drops on Burning Rocks

dance scenes

23 films

  • Dance, Girl, Dance
  • The Girl
  • The Gleaners and I
  • Bluebeard
  • The Chant of Tiber’s Branches

female-directed

89 films

not exhaustive, just a couple of favourites 😈

  • A Summer's Tale
  • The Swimming Pool
  • Puberty Blues
  • Fat Girl
  • Dazed and Confused

summer

48 films

ultimate summer vibe list

  • The Stepford Wives
  • Children of the Stones
  • The Wicker Man
  • Village of the Damned
  • Hot Fuzz

f!cked up little villages

7 films

u really don't want to mess with the locals here

  • Adieu Philippine
  • Band of Outsiders
  • Conversation Piece
  • The Dreamers
  • Y Tu Mamá También

cinematic trios

14 films

films that feature, in some form, a charismatic trio i long to be part of