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42. Kasaba a.k.a. The Town (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey) - 6/10

Has the typical qualities and shortcomings of a debut feature: some interesting moments but a lack of unity and coherence overall.

43. São Bernardo (Leon Hirszman, 1972, Brazil) - 5.5/10

Should have been right up my alley. I can't explain for sure why it didn't click. I think the characters lack some breadth and the setting (almost behind closed doors) feels too much like a play at times.
Recap
1. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
2. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
3. Shiza a.k.a. Fifty-Fifty (Gulshat Omarova, 2004, Kazakhstan) - 6/10
4. Yam Daabo (Idrissa Ouedraogo, 1987, Burkina Faso) - 4/10
5. Boz salkyn a.k.a. Pure Coolness (Ernest Abdyljaparov, 2007, Kyrgyzstan) - 4/10
6. De noorderlingen a.k.a. The Northerners (Alex van Warmerdam, 1992, Netherlands) - 5/10
7. Natvris khe a.k.a. The Wishing Tree (Tengiz Abuladze, 1976, Georgia) - 6/10
8. Ilo Ilo (Anthony Chen, 2013, Singapore) - 5/10
9. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
10. Petit à petit a.k.a. Little by Little (Jean Rouch, 1970, Niger) - 3.5/10
11. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience a.k.a. The Patience Stone (Atiq Rahimi, 2012, Afghanistan) - 1.5/10
12. Araya (Margot Benacerraf, 1959, Venezuela) - 5.5/10
13. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz, 2017, Israel) - 6/10
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003, New Zealand) - rewatch: 4/10 -> 4/10
15. Die Höhle des gelben Hundes a.k.a. The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Byambasuren Davaa, 2005, Mongolia) - 5/10
16. H-8... (Nikola Tanhofer, 1958, Croatia) - 6/10
17. Terje Vigen a.k.a. A Man There Was (Victor Sjöstrom, 1917, Sweden) - 5/10
18. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin a.k.a. My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksey German, 1985, Russia) - 5/10
19. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
20. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
21. Yadon ilaheyya a.k.a. Divine Intervention (Elia Suleiman, 2002, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 6/10
22. El Chacal de Nahueltoro a.k.a. Jackal of Nahueltoro (Miguel Littin, 1969, Chile) - 6/10
23. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008, United Kingdom) - 3/10
24. La antena a.k.a. The Aerial (Esteban Sapir, 2007, Argentina) - 5/10
25. Angst (Gerald Kargl, 1983, Austria) - 4/10
26. Muna Moto (Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa, 1975, Cameroon) - 6/10
27. Za sciana a.k.a. Behind the Wall (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1971, Poland) - 6.5/10
28. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
29. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10 (l)
30. L'invitation a.k.a. The Invitation (Claude Goretta, 1973, Switzerland) - 6/10
31. Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru a.k.a. 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai, 2007, Japan) - 5.5/10
32. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, 2012, USA) - 4/10
33. Ixcanul (Jayro Bustamante, 2015, Guatemala) - 6/10
34. Istoria mias kalpikis liras a.k.a. The Counterfeit Coin (Yorgos Javellas, 1955, Greece) - 5/10
35. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
36. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada) - 5/10
37. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
38. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (F.W. Murnau, 1922, Germany) - 3.5/10
39. Mabei shang de fating a.k.a. Courthouse on Horseback (Liu Jie, 2006, China) - 6/10
40. Kinatay a.k.a. The Execution of P. (Brillante Mendoza, 2009, Philippines) - 5/10
41. Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun a.k.a. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Bae Yong-kyun, 1989, South Korea) - 5.5/10
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My top 10 of the challenge
1. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10
2. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
3. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
4. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
5. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
6. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
7. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
8. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
9. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
10. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz, 2017, Israel) - 6/10
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15. Ashug-Karibi (Azerbaijan, 1988, Parajanov/Abashidze, ) 7/10
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1. Camille (USA, 1936, Cukor) 7/10
2. Zamani barayé masti asbha (Iran, A Time for Drunken Horses, 2000, Ghobadi) 7/10
3. Rembrandt (United Kingdom, 1936, Korda) 8/10
4. Elisa, vida mía (Spain, Elisa, My Life; 1977, Saura) 8/10
5. Les bas-fonds (France, The Lower Depths, 1936, Renoir) 8/10
6. Ung flukt (Norway, The Wayward Girl, 1959, Carlmar) 6/10
7. Utvandrarna (Sweden, The Emigrants, 1971, Troell) 8/10
8. Dai-bosatsu tôge (Japan, The Sword of Doom, 1966, Okamoto) 8/10
9. Bekas (Finland, 2012, Kader) 6/10
10. État de siège (Germany, State of Siege, 1972, Costa-Gavras) 7/10
11. La prima notte di quiete (Italy, Indian Summer, 1972, Zurlini) 6/10
12. Nouvelle vague (Switzerland, New Wave, 1990, Godard) 6/10
13. Prikosnoveniye (Kazakhstan, The Touch, 1989, Aituarov) 7/10
14. Promised Land (Israel, 2004, Gitai) 7/10
15. Ashug-Karibi (Azerbaijan, 1988, Parajanov/Abashidze, ) 7/10
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1. Na samote u lesa (1976, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)) - 7/10
2. Aquaman (2018, United States, Australia) - 7/10 - (rewatch)
3. Nirgendwo in Afrika (2001, Germany) - 9/10
4. Het debuut (1977, Netherlands) - 7/10
5. Sestra (2019, Bulgaria, Qatar) - 5/10
6. Shazam! (2019, United States, Canada) - 7/10
7. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020, United States, United Kingdom, Spain) - 6/10
8. Cumbres (2013, Mexico) - 4/10
9. Zheng tu (2020, China) - 8/10
10. Ne croyez surtout pas que je hurle (2019, France) - 8/10
11. Col cuore in gola (1967, Italy, France) - 6/10
12. The King (2019, United Kingdom, Hungary, United States, Australia) - 6/10
13. Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018, United Kingdom, United States, Sri Lanka) - 7/10
14. Longa noite (2019, Spain) - 3/10
15. Reka (2002, Russia) - 7/10
16. Superman (1978, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, France) - 6/10 - (rewatch)
17. Soy Cuba (1964, Cuba, Soviet Union) - 6/10
18. Qudrat ghayr adiya (2014, Egypt) - 7/10
19. Tôkyô no kôrasu (1931, Japan) - 7/10
20. Cateva conversatii despre o fata foarte inalta (2018, Romania) - 6/10
21. Vredens dag (1943, Denmark) - 7/10
22. Josep (2020, France, Spain, Belgium) - 6/10
23. Det sjunde inseglet (1957, Sweden) - 7/10
24. It Must Be Heaven (2019, France, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 4/10
25. Wolfwalkers (2020, Ireland, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, France) - 8/10
26. El Ángel (2018, Argentina, Spain) - 6/10
27. Gyeongseonghakyoo: Sarajin sonyeodeul (2015, South Korea) - 7/10
28. Au nom du Christ (1993, Côte d'Ivoire) - 2/10
29. Die Adern der Welt (2020, Germany, Mongolia) - 6/10
30. Monanieba (1984, Soviet Union (Georgia)) - 2/10
31. Yo, imposible (2018, Venezuela, Colombia) - 7/10
32. Yeelen (1987, Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan) - 5/10
33. Bush Christmas (1983, Australia) - 6/10
34. Kronika wypadków milosnych (1986, Poland) - 6/10
35. Thale (2012, Norway) - 7/10

36. Vadakkunokkiyantram (1989, India) - 5/10 - I'm starting to wonder if Malayalam cinema is for me, I have enjoyed Indian movies in Hindi and Bengali but am still not having much luck with Malayalam. Granted each movie sees me finding a better movie so maybe if I keep at it I will get an enjoyable movie.

37. Rio Sex Comedy (2010, France, Brazil) - 5/10 - Well there was definitely a lot of Rio in this movie, but only a little bit of sex and virtually no comedy. If you are going to have a title like that you should live up to what it says.


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20. Myeong-ryang a.k.a. The Admiral: Roaring Currents (South Korea, 2014)
21. Les nuits brûlantes de Linda a.k.a. Hot Nights of Linda (France, 1975)
22. Sel'kincek a.k.a. Swing (Kyrgyzstan, 1993)
23. Kosh ba kosh a.k.a. Odds and Evens (Tajikistan, 1993)

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1. The Monster Club (UK, 1981)
2. The Three Musketeers (USA, 1948)
3. The Ninja Squad (Hong Kong, 1986)
4. Zhi zun shen tou a.k.a. Inferno Thunderbolt (Taiwan, 1984)
5. Zanjeer (India, 1973)
6. El gran amor del conde Drácula a.k.a. Count Dracula's Great Love (Spain, 1973)
7. Tully (Canada, 2018)
8. Mossafer a.k.a. The Traveler (Iran, 1974)
9. Urufu gai: Moero ôkami-otoko a.k.a. Wolf Guy (Japan, 1975)
10. Gibel Otrara a.k.a. The Fall of Otrar (Kazakhstan, 1991)
11. The Next One (Greece, 1984)
12. Luna Papa (Uzbekistan, 1999)
13. Wonder Women (Philippines, 1973)
14. Katarsis a.k.a. Challenge of the Devil (Italy, 1963)
15. The Face of Fu Manchu (Germany, 1965)
16. De Sade 70 a.k.a. Eugenie (Liechtenstein, 1970)
17. Fair Game (United Arab Emirates, 2010)
18. Strange Planet (Australia, 1999)
19. Down (Netherlands, 2001)
20. Myeong-ryang a.k.a. The Admiral: Roaring Currents (South Korea, 2014)
21. Les nuits brûlantes de Linda a.k.a. Hot Nights of Linda (France, 1975)
22. Sel'kincek a.k.a. Swing (Kyrgyzstan, 1993)
23. Kosh ba kosh a.k.a. Odds and Evens (Tajikistan, 1993)
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18. Happy End (Austria, Michael Haneke, 2017) 7/10 ... a bit frustrating as it felt like the ingredients were there for another Haneke masterpiece, but somehow fell short
19. Wasp Network (Belgium, Olivier Assayas, 2019) 5/10
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9. The Gift to Stalin (Kazakhstan, 2008)
More Stalinist repression. In this story, a young Jewish boy is sent with his dying grandfather to the Gulag in the late 1940s. When his grandfather dies on the train journey, the boy plays dead as well in order to sneak off. His escape is enabled by some Kazakh rail workers, who informally adopt him into their community, which includes some other internal exiles. They face regular harassment from the local authorities. This is a pretty good movie that manages to be heartwarming without becoming indulgent or avoiding the nastier bits of life under Stalinism.
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28. Lebanon (Israel, 2009) * 93 min. 

The 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon from the point of view of a tank crew that has no idea of where they are, what they are doing or why. Raises important moral questions, doesn't provide easy answers.
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1. The Dybbuk (Poland, 1937) * 122 min.
2. Inch'Allah Dimanche (France, 2001) * 98 min.
3. Intuition (Argentina, 2020) * 116 min.
4. Struggle in the Valley (Egypt, 1954) * 115 min.
5. Colossal Sensation! (Hungary,2004) * 95 min.
6. Danur: I Can See Ghosts (Indonesia, 2017) 75 min.
7. Nomadland (United States, 2020) * 107 min.
8. Dukhtar (Pakistan, 2014) * 93 min.
9. Spider Lilies (Taiwan, 2007) * 97 min.
10. The Cyclist (Iran, 1989) * 79 min.
11. The Witch's Mirror (Mexico, 1962) 75 min.
12. The Gift to Stalin (Kazakhstan, 2008) * 96 min.
13. My Prince Edward (Hong Kong, 2019) * 93 min.
14. His House (United Kingdom, 2020) * 93 min.
15. Omar (Palestine, 2013) * 98 min.
16. Fine Dead Girls (Croatia, 2002) * 77 min.
17. The South of Innocence (Dominican Republic, 2014) * 88 min.
18. Vigil (New Zealand, 1984) * 90 min.
19. The Silence (Tajikistan, 1998) 76 min.
20. A Touch of Spice (Greece, 2003) * 107 min.
21. A Story from Chikamatsu (Japan, 1954) 102 min.
22. Halfaouine: Child of the Terraces (Tunisia, 1990) * 100 min.
23. Boy on the Bridge (Cyprus, 2016) * 85 min.
24. Too Late to Die Young (Chile, 2018) * 110 min.
25. Mythily Veendum Varunnu (India, 2017) * 88 min.
26. Therapy (Cameroon, 2020) * 84 min.
27. The Sea (Iceland, 2002) * 109 min.
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96. La escalinata (Venezuela, 1950) - 4/10
97. Live Cargo (Bahamas, 2016) - 3/10
98. Everyone's Child (Zimbabwe, 1996) - 5/10
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Travel the World; Spread the Virus
1. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
2. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
3. Nobody (2021) United States
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Hers (2017) Mongolia
6. PK (2014) India
7. Sib (1998) Iran
8. Easy (2017) Ukraine
9. Wira (2019) Malaysia
10. 247°F (2011) Georgia
11. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
12. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
13. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
14. Cadaver (2020) Norway
15. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
16. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
17. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
18. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
19. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
20. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
23. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
24. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
25. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
30. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
31. Blind Detective (2013) China
32. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
33. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
34. Around the Block (2013) Australia
35. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
36. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
37. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
38. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
39. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
40. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
41.The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
42. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
43. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
44. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
45. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
46. The Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
47. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
48. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
49. The Tam Tam are Silent (1972) Gabon
50. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
51. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
52. Party Hard Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria

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His wife and daughter murdered, a depressed lawyer decides to solve the case himself when the police turn up no leads here. The film has been compared to Death Wish, but there are only a couple of parts in which he takes on street criminals. There is also some novelty in him taking a vow of silence until his family's deaths are avenged - but then he continues to narrate the film despite giving an ostensibly silent performance. Some good action bit though.

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Order of preference of infected countries:
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1. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
2. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
3. Lorik (2018) Armenia
4. Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
5. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
6. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
7. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
8. Nobody (2021) United States
9. Easy (2017) Ukraine
10. PK (2014) India
11. Sib (1998) Iran
12. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
13. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
14. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
15. Blind Detective (2013) China
16. Cadaver (2020) Norway
17. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
18. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
19. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
20. The Tam Tams Are Silent (1972) Gabon
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
23. Hers (2017) Mongolia
24. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
25. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
26. Wira (2019) Malaysia
27. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
28. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
29. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
30. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
31. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
32. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
33. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
34. The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
35. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
36. Around the Block (2013) Australia
37. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
38. 247°F (2011) Georgia
39. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
40. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
41. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
42. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
43. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
44. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
45. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
46. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
47. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
48. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
49. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
50. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
51. Party Hard, Die Young (2018) Austria
52. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
53. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
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11. Summer of 85 a.k.a. Été 85 (2020) France 🇫🇷 5/10

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1. Riders of Justice (2020) Denmark 🇩🇰
2. Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) U.S.A. 🇺🇸
3. The North Wind (2021) Russia 🇷🇺
4. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019) Portugal 🇵🇹
5. The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016) Mozambique 🇲🇿
6. Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway (2019) Ethiopia 🇪🇹
7. Heavenly Bodies (1984) Canada 🇨🇦
8. Buena Vista Social Club (1999) Cuba 🇨🇺
9. Rangeela a.k.a. Full of Color (1995) India 🇮🇳
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8. Long men kezhan (TAIWAN, 1967) 7/10
Assassins lie in ambush at an inn by the border waiting for the children of an executed general. I hadn't watched any films for a few days because I wasn't in the mood for this (which was next up on my watchlist) but it turned out to be a lot of fun. It starts off a bit slow but once the 'good guys' show up it gets going. The action scenes are quite nice and playful and the one that had no music and almost no sound aside from swooshes and feet hitting the ground etc was cool. I liked that it focused on the fighters, good vs evil, and the children barely made an appearance so there's no annoying melodrama. The character's are all fairly fun and I liked that there was a strong female character where there's nearly no mention of her gender (apparently she was disguised as a guy??).

9. Umut (TURKEY, 1970) 6/10
A horse-cart driver struggling to provide for his family finds himself in despair after his cart is involved in a traffic accident. Somewhat typical 'misery porn' neo-realism but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It does a decent job of painting a bleak black-and-white picture of poor village life in Turkey and it's especially stark in comparison to the brief glimpses of wealth that we see. The things Cabbar faces are frustrating--I wanted to smack the guy whinging about the paint scratches in his car after breaking Cabbar's cart and killing his horse. Although Cabbar is the focus, we also see how poverty and misery is affecting his family and it was refreshingly honest. Once he goes on this 'treasure hunt' though the whole thing comes to a halt and gets repetitive and pointless.

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1. Fröken Julie (SWEDEN, 1951) 6/10
2. Kansas City Confidential (USA, 1952) 6/10
3. Kurutta kajitsu (JAPAN, 1956) 7/10
4. La casa del ángel (ARGENTINA, 1957) 5/10
5. Ice Cold in Alex(UK, 1958) 7/10
6. Sedotta e abbandonata (ITALY, 1964) 6/10
7. La muerte de un burócrata (CUBA, 1966) 4/10
8. Long men kezhan(TAIWAN, 1967) 7/10
9. Umut(TURKEY, 1970) 6/10
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31. Bili khmary/Belye tuchi (White Clouds, Rollan Sergienko, 1968) 10/10 (Ukraine) (l)
32. Tod im November (The Devil's Bed, Helmut Pfandler, 1978) 6/10 (Austria)
33. Guerriers et captives/Guerreros y cautivas (Warriors and Prisoners, Edgardo Cozarinsky, 1990) 7.5/10 (Argentina)
34. Argamshaa (Shackles, Nansalmaagin Uranchimeg, 1991-98) 7.5/10 (Mongolia)
35. Here After (Wim Vandekeybus, 2007) 9/10 (Belgium)
36. Ocaso (Decline, Théo Court, 2010) 8.5/10 (Chile)
37. Nabat (Elçin Musaoglu, 2014) 7.5/10 (Azerbaijan)
38. Menuju Rembulan (Another Trip to the Moon, Ismail Basbeth, 2015) 7.5/10 (Indonesia)
39. Jai Jumlong (Come Here, Anocha Suwichakornpong, 2021) 8/10 (Thailand)
40. Desaprender a Dormir (Unlearning to Sleep, Gustavo Vinagre, 2021) 7/10 (Brazil)

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1. Örökség/Les héritières (The Inheritance, Márta Mészáros, 1980) 7.5/10 (Hungary)
2. Cactus (Paul Cox, 1986) 8/10 (Australia)
3. La vengeance d'une femme (A Woman's Revenge, Jacques Doillon, 1990) 8/10 (France)
4. Det Yani Dokhtar (Det Means Girl, Abolfazl Jalili, 1995) 8/10 (Iran)
5. Clubbed to Death (Lola) (Yolande Zauberman, 1996) 7/10 (Netherlands)
6. H Story (Nobuhiro Suwa, 2001) 8.5/10 (Japan)
7. Chemi sabnis naketsi (A Fold in My Blanket, Zaza Rusadze, 2013) 7/10 (Georgia)
8. Lass den Sommer nie wieder kommen (Let the Summer Never Come Again, Aleksandre Koberidze, 2017) 9/10 (Germany)
9. Domani non siamo più qui (Tomorrow We Will No Longer Be Here, Brunello Rondi, 1967) 9/10 (Italy)
10. Riten (The Rite, Ingmar Bergman, 1969) 8/10 (Sweden)
11. In memoriam (Enrique Brasó, 1977) 9/10 (Spain)
12. Luna Park (Pavel Lungin, 1992) 7/10 (Russia)
13. Sel'kincek (The Swing, Aktan Arym Kubat, 1993) 7.5/10 (Kyrgyzstan)
14. Os Olhos da Ásia (The Eyes of Asia, João Mário Grilo, 1996) 7.5/10 (Portugal)
15. Cloud Gate Dance Theatre: Songs of the Wanderers (Misjel Vermeiren, 1999) 9/10 (Taiwan)
16. On the Old Roman Road (Don Askarian, 2001) 7.5/10 (Armenia)
17. Strogoff (Eriprando Visconti, 1970) 7.5/10 (Bulgaria)
18. The Catherine Wheel (Twyla Tharp, 1982) 8.5/10 (United Kingdom)
19. Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? (Henry Jaglom, 1983) 8/10 (USA)
20. Flight of the Spruce Goose/Lot świerkowej gęsi (Lech Majewski, 1986) 7/10 (Poland)
21. Azghyin ushtykzyn'azaby (The Place on the Tricorne, Yermek Shinarbayev, 1993) 7.5/10 (Kazakhstan)
22. Faryad moorcheha (Scream of the Ants, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 2006) 6/10 (India)
23. Chilla (40 Days of Silence, Saodat Ismailova, 2014) 8/10 (Uzbekistan)
24. Wolf and Sheep (Shahrbanoo Sadat, 2016) 7.5/10 (Afghanistan)
25. Ta skalopatia/The Steps (Leonard Hirschfield, 1966) 7.5/10 (Greece)
26. Un taxi mauve (The Purple Taxi, Yves Boisset, 1977) 7/10 (Ireland)
27. Telokhranitel (The Bodyguard, Ali Khamraev, 1979) 8/10 (Tajikistan)
28. Angelochek sdelay radost (Little Angel, Make Me Happy, Uzmaan Saparov, 1993) 8/10 (Turkmenistan)
29. Asphalt Tango (Nae Caranfil, 1996) 5/10 (Romania)
30. In Memoriam (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, 2004) 9.5/10 (Monaco)
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44. Amma Ariyan a.k.a. Report to Mother (John Abraham, 1986, India) - 4/10

A social drama that would like to be a (post-1968) revolutionary pamphlet about the life conditions in rural India, but it just doesn't hang together, the plot is too loose.

45. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10

A solid drama that will please the arthouse buffs as much as the fans of the TV-series Narcos. A little too much action for me to be a favourite, it could breathe more.
Recap
1. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
2. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
3. Shiza a.k.a. Fifty-Fifty (Gulshat Omarova, 2004, Kazakhstan) - 6/10
4. Yam Daabo (Idrissa Ouedraogo, 1987, Burkina Faso) - 4/10
5. Boz salkyn a.k.a. Pure Coolness (Ernest Abdyljaparov, 2007, Kyrgyzstan) - 4/10
6. De noorderlingen a.k.a. The Northerners (Alex van Warmerdam, 1992, Netherlands) - 5/10
7. Natvris khe a.k.a. The Wishing Tree (Tengiz Abuladze, 1976, Georgia) - 6/10
8. Ilo Ilo (Anthony Chen, 2013, Singapore) - 5/10
9. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
10. Petit à petit a.k.a. Little by Little (Jean Rouch, 1970, Niger) - 3.5/10
11. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience a.k.a. The Patience Stone (Atiq Rahimi, 2012, Afghanistan) - 1.5/10
12. Araya (Margot Benacerraf, 1959, Venezuela) - 5.5/10
13. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz, 2017, Israel) - 6/10
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003, New Zealand) - rewatch: 4/10 -> 4/10
15. Die Höhle des gelben Hundes a.k.a. The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Byambasuren Davaa, 2005, Mongolia) - 5/10
16. H-8... (Nikola Tanhofer, 1958, Croatia) - 6/10
17. Terje Vigen a.k.a. A Man There Was (Victor Sjöstrom, 1917, Sweden) - 5/10
18. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin a.k.a. My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksey German, 1985, Russia) - 5/10
19. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
20. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
21. Yadon ilaheyya a.k.a. Divine Intervention (Elia Suleiman, 2002, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 6/10
22. El Chacal de Nahueltoro a.k.a. Jackal of Nahueltoro (Miguel Littin, 1969, Chile) - 6/10
23. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008, United Kingdom) - 3/10
24. La antena a.k.a. The Aerial (Esteban Sapir, 2007, Argentina) - 5/10
25. Angst (Gerald Kargl, 1983, Austria) - 4/10
26. Muna Moto (Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa, 1975, Cameroon) - 6/10
27. Za sciana a.k.a. Behind the Wall (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1971, Poland) - 6.5/10
28. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
29. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10 (l)
30. L'invitation a.k.a. The Invitation (Claude Goretta, 1973, Switzerland) - 6/10
31. Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru a.k.a. 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai, 2007, Japan) - 5.5/10
32. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, 2012, USA) - 4/10
33. Ixcanul (Jayro Bustamante, 2015, Guatemala) - 6/10
34. Istoria mias kalpikis liras a.k.a. The Counterfeit Coin (Yorgos Javellas, 1955, Greece) - 5/10
35. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
36. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada) - 5/10
37. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
38. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (F.W. Murnau, 1922, Germany) - 3.5/10
39. Mabei shang de fating a.k.a. Courthouse on Horseback (Liu Jie, 2006, China) - 6/10
40. Kinatay a.k.a. The Execution of P. (Brillante Mendoza, 2009, Philippines) - 5/10
41. Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun a.k.a. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Bae Yong-kyun, 1989, South Korea) - 5.5/10
42. Kasaba a.k.a. The Town (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey) - 6/10
43. São Bernardo (Leon Hirszman, 1972, Brazil) - 5.5/10
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1. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10
2. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
3. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
4. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
5. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
6. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
7. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10
8. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
9. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
10. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
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99. La Llorona (Guatemala, 2019) - 5/10
100. Games of Love and Chance (France, 2003) - 3/10
101. H-8... (Croatia, 1958) - 7/10
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31. The Adventures of Fiyah Dog (2010) - U.S. Virgin Islands
32. Killing Heat (1981) - Zambia

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01. Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981) - United States of America
02. Circumstance (2011) - Iran
03. Kurent, l'espiègle (1985) - Canada
04. Ônibus 174 (2002) - Brazil
05. Stani na put (2015) - Serbia
06. El romance del Aniceto y la Francisca (1967) - Argentina
07. Night of Fear (1973) - Australia
08. V letu hip-hopa (2011) - Slovenia
09. Kratka sredba (1984) - North Macedonia
10. Kukurantumi (1983) - Ghana
11. Magdanas lurja (1956) - Georgia
12. Chanson d'Armor (1934) - France
13. L'inferno (1911) - Italy
14. Hasanaginica (1983) - Bosnia and Herzegovina
15. Lidija (1981) - Croatia
16. Colectiv (2019) - Romania
17. Sleeping Dogs (1977) - New Zealand
18. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) - Poland
19. Oče, laku noć (2011) - Montenegro
20. Chingoo (2001) - South Korea
21. The Falklands War: The Untold Story (1987) - United Kingdom
22. Aliisa (1970) - Finland
23. Okasareta hakui (1967) - Japan
24. Shao Lin si (1982) - Hong Kong
25. Die Büchse der Pandora (1929) - Germany
26. Jánošík (1921) - Slovakia
27. Moment of Prayer and Urbi et Orbi Blessing (2020) - The Holy See
28. Kmêdeus (2020) - Cape Verde
29. Skřivánci na niti (1969) - Czech Republic
30. El caso Sark (2010) - Spain
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17. 3.5* - Dark Spell [Privorot. Chernoe Venchanie] by Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy (2021) Russia

Podgaevskiy is working hard to establish himself as the tsar of modern Russian horror cinema. And it must be said, he's doing a pretty swell job. Dark Spell is his latest film and while core genre fare, Podgaevskiy gives his film the right amount of polish and flair to make it rise above its many peers. When Zhenya finds the father of her child cheating with another woman, she has no clue how to go on. Out of desperation, she consults a local witch, who teaches her a love spell. Zhenya casts the spell on her ex-boyfriend, unaware that she's about to destroy the lives of everybody involved. Podgaevskiy's use of local folklore is always interesting, mixed with elements that reminded me of Nacho Cerdà's Genesis, it makes for a solid premise. Performances are decent, the horror elements are well executed, Podgaevskiy's direction is slick, the finale is pretty cool. A short runtime and perfect pacing make this prime horror filler.

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01. 2.5* - Coded Bias by Shalini Kantayya (2020) USA
02. 4.5* - G Affairs [G Saat] by Cheuk Pan Lee (2018) Hong Kong
03. 3.5* - Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno [Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto Taika-hen] by Keishi Ohtomo (2014) Japan
04. 1.0* - The Death of Mr. Lazarescu [Moartea Domnului Lazarescu] by Cristi Puiu (2005) Romania
05. 1.5* - Sir Arne's Treasure [Herr Arnes Pengar] by Mauritz Stiller (1919) Sweden
06. 3.0* - Blue Kids by Andrea Tagliaferri (2017) Italy
07. 1.5* - Somersault in a Coffin [Tabutta Rövasata] by Dervis Zaim (1996) Turkey
08. 1.5* - Execution in Autumn [Qiu Jue] by Hsing Lee (1972) Taiwan
09. 3.5* - Level Up by Adam Randall (2016) UK
10. 1.5* - Zama by Lucrecia Martel (2017) Argentina
11. 2.0* - Forbidden Games [Jeux Interdits] by René Clément (1952) France
12. 3.0* - The 8th Night [Je8ileui Bam] by Kim Tae-hyung (2021) South-Korea
13. 3.0* - Infernal Storm by Huang Yi (2021) China
14. 3.5* - Gaia by Jaco Bouwer (2021) South-Africa
15. 2.0* - Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman (1986) Australia
16. 3.0* - The Tin Drum [Die Blechtrommel] by Volker Schlöndorff (1979) Germany
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16) Hardcore Henry (2015, Ilya Naishuller, Russia) - 4/5
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01) Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963, Robert Drew, USA) - 4/5
02) Cowards Bend the Knee (2003, Guy Maddin, Canada) - 4.5/5
03) Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988, Terence Davies, UK) - 3.5/5
04) Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989, Shinya Tsukamoto, Japan) - 5/5
05) Dis-moi (1980, Chantal Akerman, France) - 4/5

06) The Assassin (1961, Elio Petri, Italy) - 4.5/5
07) The Story of Sin (1975, Walerian Borowczyk, Poland) - 3.5/5
08) Black Venus (2010, Abdellatif Kechiche, Belgium) - 4.5/5
09) The Wolf House (2018, Cristobal Leon & Joaquin Cocina, Chile) - 4.5/5
10) Air Conditioner (2020, Fradique, Angola) - 4/5

11) Diamonds of the Night (1964, Jan Nemec, Czech Republic) - 3.5/5
12) Dos monjes (1934, Juan Bustillo Oro, Mexico) - 4/5
13) Vitalina Varela (2019, Pedro Costa, Portugal) - 4/5
14) Abouna (2002, Mahamat Saleh-Haroun, Chad) - 4/5
15) Mad Detective (2007, Johnnie To & Wai-Ka-Fai, Hong Kong) - 3.5/5

16) Hardcore Henry (2015, Ilya Naishuller, Russia) - 4/5
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46. Cheung foh a.k.a. The Mission (Johnnie To, 1999, Hong Kong) - 2/10

Very disappointed in this because everyone I know adores this movie. I guessed I just missed the point. Just a very bad, ugly and pointless action flick to me...

47. Sambizanga (Sarah Maldoror, 1972, Angola) - 5.5/10

Without any doubt very significant historically. But I would lie if I told you I didn't struggle to go through it.
Recap
1. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
2. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
3. Shiza a.k.a. Fifty-Fifty (Gulshat Omarova, 2004, Kazakhstan) - 6/10
4. Yam Daabo (Idrissa Ouedraogo, 1987, Burkina Faso) - 4/10
5. Boz salkyn a.k.a. Pure Coolness (Ernest Abdyljaparov, 2007, Kyrgyzstan) - 4/10
6. De noorderlingen a.k.a. The Northerners (Alex van Warmerdam, 1992, Netherlands) - 5/10
7. Natvris khe a.k.a. The Wishing Tree (Tengiz Abuladze, 1976, Georgia) - 6/10
8. Ilo Ilo (Anthony Chen, 2013, Singapore) - 5/10
9. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
10. Petit à petit a.k.a. Little by Little (Jean Rouch, 1970, Niger) - 3.5/10
11. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience a.k.a. The Patience Stone (Atiq Rahimi, 2012, Afghanistan) - 1.5/10
12. Araya (Margot Benacerraf, 1959, Venezuela) - 5.5/10
13. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz, 2017, Israel) - 6/10
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003, New Zealand) - rewatch: 4/10 -> 4/10
15. Die Höhle des gelben Hundes a.k.a. The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Byambasuren Davaa, 2005, Mongolia) - 5/10
16. H-8... (Nikola Tanhofer, 1958, Croatia) - 6/10
17. Terje Vigen a.k.a. A Man There Was (Victor Sjöstrom, 1917, Sweden) - 5/10
18. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin a.k.a. My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksey German, 1985, Russia) - 5/10
19. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
20. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
21. Yadon ilaheyya a.k.a. Divine Intervention (Elia Suleiman, 2002, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 6/10
22. El Chacal de Nahueltoro a.k.a. Jackal of Nahueltoro (Miguel Littin, 1969, Chile) - 6/10
23. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008, United Kingdom) - 3/10
24. La antena a.k.a. The Aerial (Esteban Sapir, 2007, Argentina) - 5/10
25. Angst (Gerald Kargl, 1983, Austria) - 4/10
26. Muna Moto (Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa, 1975, Cameroon) - 6/10
27. Za sciana a.k.a. Behind the Wall (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1971, Poland) - 6.5/10
28. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
29. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10 (l)
30. L'invitation a.k.a. The Invitation (Claude Goretta, 1973, Switzerland) - 6/10
31. Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru a.k.a. 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai, 2007, Japan) - 5.5/10
32. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, 2012, USA) - 4/10
33. Ixcanul (Jayro Bustamante, 2015, Guatemala) - 6/10
34. Istoria mias kalpikis liras a.k.a. The Counterfeit Coin (Yorgos Javellas, 1955, Greece) - 5/10
35. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
36. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada) - 5/10
37. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
38. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (F.W. Murnau, 1922, Germany) - 3.5/10
39. Mabei shang de fating a.k.a. Courthouse on Horseback (Liu Jie, 2006, China) - 6/10
40. Kinatay a.k.a. The Execution of P. (Brillante Mendoza, 2009, Philippines) - 5/10
41. Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun a.k.a. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Bae Yong-kyun, 1989, South Korea) - 5.5/10
42. Kasaba a.k.a. The Town (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey) - 6/10
43. São Bernardo (Leon Hirszman, 1972, Brazil) - 5.5/10
44. Amma Ariyan a.k.a. Report to Mother (John Abraham, 1986, India) - 4/10
45. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10
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My top 10 of the challenge
1. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10
2. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
3. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
4. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
5. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
6. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
7. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10
8. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
9. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
10. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
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pitchorneirda wrote: July 19th, 2021, 10:10 pm 46. Cheung foh a.k.a. The Mission (Johnnie To, 1999, Hong Kong) - 2/10

Very disappointed in this because everyone I know adores this movie. I guessed I just missed the point. Just a very bad, ugly and pointless action flick to me...
My rating surely wasn't as harsh (3/5), but I never got the praise for this film either.
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An amateur cheating with countries
1. Where Is the Friend's House? (1987, Abbas Kiarostami) Iran
2. Happy as Lazzaro (2019, Alice Rohrwacher) Switzerland
3.Alien 3 (1993, David Fincher) UK
4. The Coward (1965, Satyajit Ray) India
5. Portrait of a lady on Fire (2019, Céline Sciamma) France
6. Import Export (2007, Ulrich Seidl) Austria
7. Matador (1978, Erik Bailing) Denmark
8. Skam (2015) Norway
9. The Tourist (2010, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck) Italy
7. Matador (1978, Erik Bailing) Denmark
Watched some episodes this month. 1.5 hours each episode

8. Skam (2015, Norway)
Did the same with this. Watching season 2 with Noora as protagonist

9. The Tourist (2010, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck) Italy 2.5/10
Johnny Sleep takes the role of the title. A middle aged boring math teacher, who takes a trip to italy, where he meets the overrated Angelina pretty as ever. Together they embark on an adventure taken directly from some of the novels he had on the train. Boring, unimaginative, predictable, dry and so on film. Paul Bettany is in it too, being a jerk to everyone else, because Angelina Jolie's character falls in love with everyone but him. Recommended if you have trouble sleeping, then Johnny will guide you.
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4. Hahaha (South Korea, 2010, Hong Sang-soo) - 6/10
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1. Easy Living (USA, 1937, Mitchell Leisen) - 8/10
2. Beau travail (France, 1999, Claire Denis) - 7/10
3. Zero to Podium (Iran, 2017, Sahar Mosayebi) - 5/10
4. Hahaha (South Korea, 2010, Hong Sang-soo) - 6/10
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102. Arshin Takes a Wife (Azerbaijan, 1945) - 5/10
103. Broken Wings (Israel, 2002) - 7/10
104. Charles, Dead or Alive (Switzerland, 1969) - 7/10
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18. 3.5* - Flashback by Christopher MacBride (2020) Canada

MacBride is ambitious. Flashback is a pretty typical mindfuck mystery, one of those films where the main characters falls deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole. MacBride wanted more though, and tries to inject the film with a little extra drama. He probably shouldn't have, but at least he deserves kudos for trying. When Frederick's mom is given only a few more days to live, he digs into his past and hits a past trauma. In his year book, he finds a picture of an old friend he can't seem to remember. He seeks out his other high school buddies, and they too seem to have forgotten about her. The more Frederick tries to remember, the more he loses grip on reality. Films like these tend to rely heavily on audiovisual elements, and MacBride delivers. Slick color and lighting, flashy camera effects, sharp editing and an atmospheric, boosted score make this a very visceral experience. The film peaks too early though and MacBride seems to lose touch with the plot during the final 20 minutes, but that's only a minor quirk. A very nice film, looking forward to MacBride's future projects.

World 1
01. 2.5* - Coded Bias by Shalini Kantayya (2020) USA
02. 4.5* - G Affairs [G Saat] by Cheuk Pan Lee (2018) Hong Kong
03. 3.5* - Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno [Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto Taika-hen] by Keishi Ohtomo (2014) Japan
04. 1.0* - The Death of Mr. Lazarescu [Moartea Domnului Lazarescu] by Cristi Puiu (2005) Romania
05. 1.5* - Sir Arne's Treasure [Herr Arnes Pengar] by Mauritz Stiller (1919) Sweden
06. 3.0* - Blue Kids by Andrea Tagliaferri (2017) Italy
07. 1.5* - Somersault in a Coffin [Tabutta Rövasata] by Dervis Zaim (1996) Turkey
08. 1.5* - Execution in Autumn [Qiu Jue] by Hsing Lee (1972) Taiwan
09. 3.5* - Level Up by Adam Randall (2016) UK
10. 1.5* - Zama by Lucrecia Martel (2017) Argentina
11. 2.0* - Forbidden Games [Jeux Interdits] by René Clément (1952) France
12. 3.0* - The 8th Night [Je8ileui Bam] by Kim Tae-hyung (2021) South-Korea
13. 3.0* - Infernal Storm by Huang Yi (2021) China
14. 3.5* - Gaia by Jaco Bouwer (2021) South-Africa
15. 2.0* - Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman (1986) Australia
16. 3.0* - The Tin Drum [Die Blechtrommel] by Volker Schlöndorff (1979) Germany
17. 3.5* - Dark Spell [Privorot. Chernoe Venchanie] by Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy (2021) Russia
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Travel the World; Spread the Virus
1. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
2. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
3. Nobody (2021) United States
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Hers (2017) Mongolia
6. PK (2014) India
7. Sib (1998) Iran
8. Easy (2017) Ukraine
9. Wira (2019) Malaysia
10. 247°F (2011) Georgia
11. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
12. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
13. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
14. Cadaver (2020) Norway
15. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
16. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
17. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
18. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
19. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
20. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
23. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
24. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
25. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
30. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
31. Blind Detective (2013) China
32. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
33. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
34. Around the Block (2013) Australia
35. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
36. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
37. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
38. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
39. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
40. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
41.The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
42. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
43. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
44. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
45. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
46. The Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
47. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
48. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
49. The Tam Tam are Silent (1972) Gabon
50. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
51. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
52. Party Hard Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
54. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia

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Caught filming YouTube videos on school grounds by a teacher who used to be a soap opera actor, two students are coerced into making a horror flick starring the teacher in this comedy from Saudi Arabia. Despite a nice passion for cinema, the students are fairly stock, standard characters, having to keep filming a secret from their study-study families. The actor teacher is pretty fun and eccentric though, especially when he starts calling them his directors.

Countries infected so far:

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Order of preference of infected countries:
Spoiler
1. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
2. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
3. Lorik (2018) Armenia
4. Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
5. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
6. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
7. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
8. Nobody (2021) United States
9. Easy (2017) Ukraine
10. PK (2014) India
11. Sib (1998) Iran
12. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
13. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
14. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
15. Blind Detective (2013) China
16. Cadaver (2020) Norway
17. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
18. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
19. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
20. The Tam Tams Are Silent (1972) Gabon
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
23. Hers (2017) Mongolia
24. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
25. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. Wira (2019) Malaysia
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
30. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
31. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
32. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
33. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
34. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
35. The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
36. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
37. Around the Block (2013) Australia
38. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
39. 247°F (2011) Georgia
40. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
41. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
42. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
43. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
44. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
45. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
46. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
47. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
48. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
49. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
50. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
51. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
52. Party Hard, Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
54. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
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12. Wetlands a.k.a. Feuchtgebiete (2013) Germany 🇩🇪 3/10

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1. Riders of Justice (2020) Denmark 🇩🇰
2. Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) U.S.A. 🇺🇸
3. The North Wind (2021) Russia 🇷🇺
4. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019) Portugal 🇵🇹
5. The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016) Mozambique 🇲🇿
6. Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway (2019) Ethiopia 🇪🇹
7. Heavenly Bodies (1984) Canada 🇨🇦
8. Buena Vista Social Club (1999) Cuba 🇨🇺
9. Rangeela a.k.a. Full of Color (1995) India 🇮🇳
10. 2019: After the Fall of New York a.k.a. Dopo la caduta di New York (1983) Italy 🇮🇹
11. Summer of 85 a.k.a. Été 85 (2020) France 🇫🇷
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Travel the World; Spread the Virus
1. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
2. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
3. Nobody (2021) United States
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Hers (2017) Mongolia
6. PK (2014) India
7. Sib (1998) Iran
8. Easy (2017) Ukraine
9. Wira (2019) Malaysia
10. 247°F (2011) Georgia
11. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
12. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
13. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
14. Cadaver (2020) Norway
15. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
16. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
17. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
18. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
19. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
20. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
23. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
24. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
25. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
30. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
31. Blind Detective (2013) China
32. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
33. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
34. Around the Block (2013) Australia
35. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
36. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
37. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
38. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
39. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
40. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
41.The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
42. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
43. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
44. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
45. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
46. The Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
47. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
48. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
49. The Tam Tam are Silent (1972) Gabon
50. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
51. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
52. Party Hard Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
54. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
55. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka

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The first half here plays out as an offbeat comedy with bizarre head-banging fights and tin can shooting. The second half becomes more serious, but the tonal shift never gels. Even though a character is killed and another is rape, they never feel in imminent danger. Part of this is to do with how goofy the stereotype cannibals are, but most of it is to do with the titular adventurer's laidback attitude throughout, which never changes (constantly nonchalant).

Countries infected so far:

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Order of preference of infected countries:
Spoiler
1. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
2. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
3. Lorik (2018) Armenia
4. Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
5. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
6. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
7. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
8. Nobody (2021) United States
9. Easy (2017) Ukraine
10. PK (2014) India
11. Sib (1998) Iran
12. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
13. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
14. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
15. Blind Detective (2013) China
16. Cadaver (2020) Norway
17. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
18. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
19. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
20. The Tam Tams Are Silent (1972) Gabon
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
23. Hers (2017) Mongolia
24. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
25. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. Wira (2019) Malaysia
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
30. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
31. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
32. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
33. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
34. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
35. The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
36. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
37. Around the Block (2013) Australia
38. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
39. 247°F (2011) Georgia
40. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
41. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
42. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
43. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
44. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
45. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
46. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
47. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
48. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
49. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
50. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
51. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka
52. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
53. Party Hard, Die Young (2018) Austria
54. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
55. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
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105. Death Zone: Cleaning Mount Everest (Nepal, 2018) - 5/10
106. Finzan (Mali, 1989) - 5/10
107. Cruel Sea (Kuwait, 1972) - 7/10
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5. The Wonders (Italy, 2014, Alice Rohrwacher) - 9/10
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1. Easy Living (USA, 1937, Mitchell Leisen) - 8/10
2. Beau travail (France, 1999, Claire Denis) - 7/10
3. Zero to Podium (Iran, 2017, Sahar Mosayebi) - 5/10
4. Hahaha (South Korea, 2010, Hong Sang-soo) - 6/10
5. The Wonders (Italy, 2014, Alice Rohrwacher) - 9/10
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48. Neak sre a.k.a. Rice People (Rithy Panh, 1994, Cambodia) - 3/10

All whining and no play makes Rithy a dull boy. So boring and amateurish. All the dramatic content comes from the anxiety of the parents. As soon as they go out of the picture, everything is fine.

49. Aniki Bóbó (Manoel de Oliveira, 1942, Portugal) - 6/10
Recap
1. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
2. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
3. Shiza a.k.a. Fifty-Fifty (Gulshat Omarova, 2004, Kazakhstan) - 6/10
4. Yam Daabo (Idrissa Ouedraogo, 1987, Burkina Faso) - 4/10
5. Boz salkyn a.k.a. Pure Coolness (Ernest Abdyljaparov, 2007, Kyrgyzstan) - 4/10
6. De noorderlingen a.k.a. The Northerners (Alex van Warmerdam, 1992, Netherlands) - 5/10
7. Natvris khe a.k.a. The Wishing Tree (Tengiz Abuladze, 1976, Georgia) - 6/10
8. Ilo Ilo (Anthony Chen, 2013, Singapore) - 5/10
9. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
10. Petit à petit a.k.a. Little by Little (Jean Rouch, 1970, Niger) - 3.5/10
11. Syngué sabour, pierre de patience a.k.a. The Patience Stone (Atiq Rahimi, 2012, Afghanistan) - 1.5/10
12. Araya (Margot Benacerraf, 1959, Venezuela) - 5.5/10
13. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz, 2017, Israel) - 6/10
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003, New Zealand) - rewatch: 4/10 -> 4/10
15. Die Höhle des gelben Hundes a.k.a. The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Byambasuren Davaa, 2005, Mongolia) - 5/10
16. H-8... (Nikola Tanhofer, 1958, Croatia) - 6/10
17. Terje Vigen a.k.a. A Man There Was (Victor Sjöstrom, 1917, Sweden) - 5/10
18. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin a.k.a. My Friend Ivan Lapshin (Aleksey German, 1985, Russia) - 5/10
19. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
20. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
21. Yadon ilaheyya a.k.a. Divine Intervention (Elia Suleiman, 2002, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 6/10
22. El Chacal de Nahueltoro a.k.a. Jackal of Nahueltoro (Miguel Littin, 1969, Chile) - 6/10
23. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008, United Kingdom) - 3/10
24. La antena a.k.a. The Aerial (Esteban Sapir, 2007, Argentina) - 5/10
25. Angst (Gerald Kargl, 1983, Austria) - 4/10
26. Muna Moto (Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa, 1975, Cameroon) - 6/10
27. Za sciana a.k.a. Behind the Wall (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1971, Poland) - 6.5/10
28. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
29. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10 (l)
30. L'invitation a.k.a. The Invitation (Claude Goretta, 1973, Switzerland) - 6/10
31. Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru a.k.a. 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai, 2007, Japan) - 5.5/10
32. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, 2012, USA) - 4/10
33. Ixcanul (Jayro Bustamante, 2015, Guatemala) - 6/10
34. Istoria mias kalpikis liras a.k.a. The Counterfeit Coin (Yorgos Javellas, 1955, Greece) - 5/10
35. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
36. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada) - 5/10
37. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
38. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (F.W. Murnau, 1922, Germany) - 3.5/10
39. Mabei shang de fating a.k.a. Courthouse on Horseback (Liu Jie, 2006, China) - 6/10
40. Kinatay a.k.a. The Execution of P. (Brillante Mendoza, 2009, Philippines) - 5/10
41. Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun a.k.a. Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Bae Yong-kyun, 1989, South Korea) - 5.5/10
42. Kasaba a.k.a. The Town (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey) - 6/10
43. São Bernardo (Leon Hirszman, 1972, Brazil) - 5.5/10
44. Amma Ariyan a.k.a. Report to Mother (John Abraham, 1986, India) - 4/10
45. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10
46. Cheung foh a.k.a. The Mission (Johnnie To, 1999, Hong Kong) - 2/10
47. Sambizanga (Sarah Maldoror, 1972, Angola) - 5.5/10
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My top 10 of the challenge
1. ...ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren... (José Antonio Sistiaga, 1970, Spain) - 10/10
2. Ila Ayn a.k.a. Whither? (Georges Nasser, 1957, Lebanon) - 9/10
3. En la selva no hay estrellas (Armando Robles Godoy, 1967, Peru) - 7.5/10
4. Nabat (Elchin Musaoglu, 2014, Azerbaijan) - 7.5/10
5. Moartea domnului Lãzãrescu a.k.a. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu, 2005, Romania) - 7/10
6. Baara a.k.a. Work (Souleymane Cissé, 1978, Mali) - 7/10
7. Pájaros de verano a.k.a. Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2018, Colombia) - 7/10
8. Ucho (Karel Kachyna, 1990, Czechia) - 6.5/10
9. Jób lázadása a.k.a. The Revolt of Job (Barna Kabay & Imre Gyöngyössy, 1983, Hungary) - 6.5/10
10. Beed-e majnoon a.k.a. The Willow Tree (Majid Majidi, 2005, Iran) - 6.5/10
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33. The Prophet (2014) - Qatar
34. Maria, Mirabella (1981) - Moldova
35. Buladó (2020) - Curaçao

Spoiler
01. Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981) - United States of America
02. Circumstance (2011) - Iran
03. Kurent, l'espiègle (1985) - Canada
04. Ônibus 174 (2002) - Brazil
05. Stani na put (2015) - Serbia
06. El romance del Aniceto y la Francisca (1967) - Argentina
07. Night of Fear (1973) - Australia
08. V letu hip-hopa (2011) - Slovenia
09. Kratka sredba (1984) - North Macedonia
10. Kukurantumi (1983) - Ghana
11. Magdanas lurja (1956) - Georgia
12. Chanson d'Armor (1934) - France
13. L'inferno (1911) - Italy
14. Hasanaginica (1983) - Bosnia and Herzegovina
15. Lidija (1981) - Croatia
16. Colectiv (2019) - Romania
17. Sleeping Dogs (1977) - New Zealand
18. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) - Poland
19. Oče, laku noć (2011) - Montenegro
20. Chingoo (2001) - South Korea
21. The Falklands War: The Untold Story (1987) - United Kingdom
22. Aliisa (1970) - Finland
23. Okasareta hakui (1967) - Japan
24. Shao Lin si (1982) - Hong Kong
25. Die Büchse der Pandora (1929) - Germany
26. Jánošík (1921) - Slovakia
27. Moment of Prayer and Urbi et Orbi Blessing (2020) - The Holy See
28. Kmêdeus (2020) - Cape Verde
29. Skřivánci na niti (1969) - Czech Republic
30. El caso Sark (2010) - Spain
31. The Adventures of Fiyah Dog (2010) - U.S. Virgin Islands
32. Killing Heat (1981) - Zambia
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24. Ruang rak noi nid mahasan a.k.a. Last Life in the Universe (Thailand, 2003)
25. 47 Ronin (Hungary, 2013)

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1. The Monster Club (UK, 1981)
2. The Three Musketeers (USA, 1948)
3. The Ninja Squad (Hong Kong, 1986)
4. Zhi zun shen tou a.k.a. Inferno Thunderbolt (Taiwan, 1984)
5. Zanjeer (India, 1973)
6. El gran amor del conde Drácula a.k.a. Count Dracula's Great Love (Spain, 1973)
7. Tully (Canada, 2018)
8. Mossafer a.k.a. The Traveler (Iran, 1974)
9. Urufu gai: Moero ôkami-otoko a.k.a. Wolf Guy (Japan, 1975)
10. Gibel Otrara a.k.a. The Fall of Otrar (Kazakhstan, 1991)
11. The Next One (Greece, 1984)
12. Luna Papa (Uzbekistan, 1999)
13. Wonder Women (Philippines, 1973)
14. Katarsis a.k.a. Challenge of the Devil (Italy, 1963)
15. The Face of Fu Manchu (Germany, 1965)
16. De Sade 70 a.k.a. Eugenie (Liechtenstein, 1970)
17. Fair Game (United Arab Emirates, 2010)
18. Strange Planet (Australia, 1999)
19. Down (Netherlands, 2001)
20. Myeong-ryang a.k.a. The Admiral: Roaring Currents (South Korea, 2014)
21. Les nuits brûlantes de Linda a.k.a. Hot Nights of Linda (France, 1975)
22. Sel'kincek a.k.a. Swing (Kyrgyzstan, 1993)
23. Kosh ba kosh a.k.a. Odds and Evens (Tajikistan, 1993)
24. Ruang rak noi nid mahasan a.k.a. Last Life in the Universe (Thailand, 2003)
25. 47 Ronin (Hungary, 2013)
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20. Khane-ye doust kodjast? - Where is the Friend's Home? (Iran, Abbas Kiarostami, 1987) 7.5/10
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1. Na samote u lesa (1976, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)) - 7/10
2. Aquaman (2018, United States, Australia) - 7/10 - (rewatch)
3. Nirgendwo in Afrika (2001, Germany) - 9/10
4. Het debuut (1977, Netherlands) - 7/10
5. Sestra (2019, Bulgaria, Qatar) - 5/10
6. Shazam! (2019, United States, Canada) - 7/10
7. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020, United States, United Kingdom, Spain) - 6/10
8. Cumbres (2013, Mexico) - 4/10
9. Zheng tu (2020, China) - 8/10
10. Ne croyez surtout pas que je hurle (2019, France) - 8/10
11. Col cuore in gola (1967, Italy, France) - 6/10
12. The King (2019, United Kingdom, Hungary, United States, Australia) - 6/10
13. Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018, United Kingdom, United States, Sri Lanka) - 7/10
14. Longa noite (2019, Spain) - 3/10
15. Reka (2002, Russia) - 7/10
16. Superman (1978, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Switzerland, France) - 6/10 - (rewatch)
17. Soy Cuba (1964, Cuba, Soviet Union) - 6/10
18. Qudrat ghayr adiya (2014, Egypt) - 7/10
19. Tôkyô no kôrasu (1931, Japan) - 7/10
20. Cateva conversatii despre o fata foarte inalta (2018, Romania) - 6/10
21. Vredens dag (1943, Denmark) - 7/10
22. Josep (2020, France, Spain, Belgium) - 6/10
23. Det sjunde inseglet (1957, Sweden) - 7/10
24. It Must Be Heaven (2019, France, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Occupied Palestinian Territory) - 4/10
25. Wolfwalkers (2020, Ireland, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, France) - 8/10
26. El Ángel (2018, Argentina, Spain) - 6/10
27. Gyeongseonghakyoo: Sarajin sonyeodeul (2015, South Korea) - 7/10
28. Au nom du Christ (1993, Côte d'Ivoire) - 2/10
29. Die Adern der Welt (2020, Germany, Mongolia) - 6/10
30. Monanieba (1984, Soviet Union (Georgia)) - 2/10
31. Yo, imposible (2018, Venezuela, Colombia) - 7/10
32. Yeelen (1987, Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan) - 5/10
33. Bush Christmas (1983, Australia) - 6/10
34. Kronika wypadków milosnych (1986, Poland) - 6/10
35. Thale (2012, Norway) - 7/10
36. Vadakkunokkiyantram (1989, India) - 5/10
37. Rio Sex Comedy (2010, France, Brazil) - 5/10

38. Tlamess (2019, Tunisia, France) - 5/10 - A movie of two parts, the darker tone at the start didn't set the movie up real well for me but once it brightened up and the magic realism started things got a little better.

39. Les hirondelles de Kaboul (2019, France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco) - 7/10 - It feels silly not being able to use this for Afghanistan but it is a European production after all. A beautifully animated movie full of emotion about a part of the world I only hear about on the news.

40. Ratu Ilmu Hitam (2019, Indonesia) - 8/10 - A great little horror movie from Indonesia. The more I watch from there the more I am becoming a fan of the current movement in Indonesian horror, there is some strong talent in those Islands.

41. Man, Taraneh, panzdah sal daram (2002, Iran) - 9/10 - I've been a sucker recently for these movies where a young girl in an oppressive country fall pregnant out of wedlock and decide to fight the norm and keep the baby. This has to be the best one I've seen so far.

42. Adan (2019, Philippines) - 8/10 - An Interesting dramatic thriller with an Lesbian love story entwined.

43. Kid Svensk (2002, Finland, Sweden) - 7/10 - A charming coming-of-age story. Nothing overly special but still worth the watch.


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24. I pianeti contro di noi a.k.a. Planets Around Us -- Ferrara, Italy, 1962

Spaghetti sci-fi that drags on an awfully long time; not recommended.
List of previous films
01. Nanjeongiga soaolrin jakeun kong a.k.a. A Ball Shot by a Midget -- Lee, South Korea, 1981
02. Erzi a.k.a. Sons -- Zhang, China, 1996
03. Dieu sait quoi a.k.a. God Only Knows -- Pollet, France, 1994
04. Namgeuk-ilgi a.k.a. Antarctic Journal -- Yim, Antarctica, 2005
05. Kala Pani -- Khosla, India, 1958
06. The Crooked Web -- Juran, United States, 1955
07. Die Bettwurst -- von Praunheim, Germany, 1971
08. Woo Yuet dik goo si a.k.a The Story of Woo Viet a.k.a. God of Killers -- Hui, Hong Kong, 1981
09. Heli -- Escalante, Mexico, 2013
10. Discopathe -- Gauthier, Canada, 2013
11. Hotarubi a.k.a. Firefly Light -- Gosho, Japan, 1958
12. La sombra del caminante a.k.a. Wandering Shadows -- Guerra, Colombia, 2004
13. Princezna se zlatou hvezdou -- Fric, Czech Republic, 1959
14. A Matter of Choice -- Sewell, United Kingdom, 1963
15. Ma-ma a.k.a. Rock 'n' Roll Wolf -- Bostan, Romania, 1976
16. La vie d'Adèle a.k.a. Blue is the Warmest Colour -- Kechiche, Belgium, 2013
17. Left Luggage -- Krabbé, Netherlands, 1998
18. Varúj...! a.k.a. Beware -- Fric & Bielik, Slovakia, 1947
19. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts -- Hicks, Australia, 2007
20. En la selva no hay estrellas a.k.a. No Stars in the Jungle -- Robles Godoy, Peru, 1967
21. Zum Vergleich a.k.a. In Comparison -- Farocki, Austria, 2009
22. Baykot a.k.a. Boycott -- M. Makhmalbaf, Iran, 1986
23. Zama -- Martel, Argentina, 2017
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108. A New Day in Old Sana'a (Yemen, 2005) - 4/10
109. Ali Zoua: Prince of the Streets (Morocco, 2000) - 6/10
110. A Land Imagined (Singapore, 2018) - 7/10
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The second best film that I have seen during the Challenge: (thanks to Gloede for the recommendation)
Travel the World; Spread the Virus
1. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
2. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
3. Nobody (2021) United States
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Hers (2017) Mongolia
6. PK (2014) India
7. Sib (1998) Iran
8. Easy (2017) Ukraine
9. Wira (2019) Malaysia
10. 247°F (2011) Georgia
11. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
12. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
13. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
14. Cadaver (2020) Norway
15. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
16. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
17. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
18. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
19. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
20. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
23. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
24. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
25. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
30. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
31. Blind Detective (2013) China
32. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
33. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
34. Around the Block (2013) Australia
35. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
36. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
37. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
38. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
39. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
40. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
41.The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
42. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
43. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
44. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
45. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
46. The Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
47. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
48. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
49. The Tam Tam are Silent (1972) Gabon
50. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
51. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
52. Party Hard Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
54. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
55. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka
56. Air Conditioner (2021) Angola

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Amid a spate of air conditioning units mysteriously falling out of tall buildings, a security guard and a housemaid team up to retrieve their boss's aircon in this unusual Angolan drama. While there are several scenes of the pair conversing, the film is at best when the guard wanders the streets alone. The voyeuristic camerawork, often creeping up from behind him, is excellent, and there is some great neon lighting, plus lots of nifty POV low camera angles.

Countries infected so far:

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Order of preference of infected countries:
Spoiler
1. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
2. Air Conditioner (2020) Angola
3. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
6. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
7. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
8. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
9. Nobody (2021) United States
10. Easy (2017) Ukraine
11. PK (2014) India
12. Sib (1998) Iran
13. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
14. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
15. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
16. Blind Detective (2013) China
17. Cadaver (2020) Norway
18. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
19. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
20. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
21. The Tam Tams Are Silent (1972) Gabon
22. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
23. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
24. Hers (2017) Mongolia
25. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
26. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
27. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
28. Wira (2019) Malaysia
29. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
30. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
31. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
32. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
33. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
34. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
35. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
36. The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
37. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
38. Around the Block (2013) Australia
39. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
40. 247°F (2011) Georgia
41. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
42. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
43. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
44. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
45. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
46. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
47. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
48. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
49. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
50. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
51. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
52. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka
53. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
54. Party Hard, Die Young (2018) Austria
55. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
56. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
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Travel the World; Spread the Virus
1. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
2. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
3. Nobody (2021) United States
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Hers (2017) Mongolia
6. PK (2014) India
7. Sib (1998) Iran
8. Easy (2017) Ukraine
9. Wira (2019) Malaysia
10. 247°F (2011) Georgia
11. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
12. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
13. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
14. Cadaver (2020) Norway
15. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
16. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
17. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
18. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
19. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
20. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
21. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
22. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
23. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
24. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
25. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
26. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
27. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
28. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
29. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
30. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
31. Blind Detective (2013) China
32. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
33. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
34. Around the Block (2013) Australia
35. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
36. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
37. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
38. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
39. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
40. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
41.The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
42. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
43. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
44. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
45. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
46. The Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
47. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
48. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
49. The Tam Tam are Silent (1972) Gabon
50. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
51. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
52. Party Hard Die Young (2018) Austria
53. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
54. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
55. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka
56. Air Conditioner (2021) Angola
57. Komola Rocket (2018) Bangladesh

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Various steamship passengers react in diverse ways when their ship becomes stuck and their journey takes longer than expected in this drama from Bangladesh. The ship location is interesting with some stark contrasts between the natural vistas outside and the mounting despair on the ship when food supplies suddenly need to be rationed. Alas, outside of the setting, this feels like a very average melodrama and none of the characters are really likeable.

Countries infected so far:

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Order of preference of infected countries:
Spoiler
1. Stray Dogs (2004) Afghanistan
2. Air Conditioner (2020) Angola
3. The Bra (2018) Azerbaijan
4. Lorik (2018) Armenia
5. Dance of Reality (2013) Chile
6. Punch the Clock (2016) Brazil
7. True Noon (2009) Tajikistan
8. M.O.Zh. (2014) Latvia
9. Nobody (2021) United States
10. Easy (2017) Ukraine
11. PK (2014) India
12. Sib (1998) Iran
13. Fishing Without Nets (2014) Somalia
14. The Night Comes for Us (2018) Indonesia
15. Teefa in Trouble (2018) Pakistan
16. Blind Detective (2013) China
17. Cadaver (2020) Norway
18. Karakum (1994) Turkmenistan
19. Crumbs (2015) Ethiopia
20. Whisper with the Wind (2009) Iraq
21. The Tam Tams Are Silent (1972) Gabon
22. Beshkempir (1998) Kyrgyzstan
23. Birdshot (2016) Philippines
24. Hers (2017) Mongolia
25. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) Sweden
26. The Book of Sun (2020) Saudi Arabia
27. WolfWalkers (2020) Ireland
28. Wira (2019) Malaysia
29. SPL: Kill Zone (2005) Macao
30. Fellini (2000) Uzbekistan
31. Jungle Beat: The Movie (2020) Mauritius
32. Struggle Through Death (1979) Taiwan
33. Get Away to Pitcairn (2014) Pitcairn
34. Sunday in Brazzaville (2012) Congo
35. The Funeral Home (2020) Argentina
36. The Lady in the Van (2015) United Kingdom
37. Acts of Vengeance (2017) Bulgaria
38. Around the Block (2013) Australia
39. The Antenna (2019) Turkey
40. 247°F (2011) Georgia
41. Viagem sem volta (2017) São Tomé and Principe
42. Outlier/Nick (2016) Andorra
43. Papa Mau (2010) Micronesia
44. Dikiy vostok (1993) Kazakhstan
45. Tjúba Tén (2007) Suriname
46. Guiana 1838 (2004) Guyana
47. The Bloodettes (2005) Cameroon
48. Redemption (2019) Mozambique
49. Mr. Pip (2012) Papua New Guinea
50. Stranded N Dangriga (2013) Belize
51. Instant Justice (1986) Gibraltar
52. Komola Rocket (2018) Bangladesh
53. Tennessee Buck (1988) Sri Lanka
54. Freej Al Taibeen (2018) United Arab Emirates
55. Party Hard, Die Young (2018) Austria
56. Belarusian Psycho (2015) Belarus
57. Bye Bye Blue Bird (1999) Faroe Islands
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29. The Cave of the Yellow Dog (Mongolia, 2005) * 89 min. 

Loved the dog, loved the kids. Nice documentary style movie, liked the low key Buddhist message.
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1. The Dybbuk (Poland, 1937) * 122 min.
2. Inch'Allah Dimanche (France, 2001) * 98 min.
3. Intuition (Argentina, 2020) * 116 min.
4. Struggle in the Valley (Egypt, 1954) * 115 min.
5. Colossal Sensation! (Hungary,2004) * 95 min.
6. Danur: I Can See Ghosts (Indonesia, 2017) 75 min.
7. Nomadland (United States, 2020) * 107 min.
8. Dukhtar (Pakistan, 2014) * 93 min.
9. Spider Lilies (Taiwan, 2007) * 97 min.
10. The Cyclist (Iran, 1989) * 79 min.
11. The Witch's Mirror (Mexico, 1962) 75 min.
12. The Gift to Stalin (Kazakhstan, 2008) * 96 min.
13. My Prince Edward (Hong Kong, 2019) * 93 min.
14. His House (United Kingdom, 2020) * 93 min.
15. Omar (Palestine, 2013) * 98 min.
16. Fine Dead Girls (Croatia, 2002) * 77 min.
17. The South of Innocence (Dominican Republic, 2014) * 88 min.
18. Vigil (New Zealand, 1984) * 90 min.
19. The Silence (Tajikistan, 1998) 76 min.
20. A Touch of Spice (Greece, 2003) * 107 min.
21. A Story from Chikamatsu (Japan, 1954) 102 min.
22. Halfaouine: Child of the Terraces (Tunisia, 1990) * 100 min.
23. Boy on the Bridge (Cyprus, 2016) * 85 min.
24. Too Late to Die Young (Chile, 2018) * 110 min.
25. Mythily Veendum Varunnu (India, 2017) * 88 min.
26. Therapy (Cameroon, 2020) * 84 min.
27. The Sea (Iceland, 2002) * 109 min.
28. Lebanon (Israel, 2009) * 93 min.
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111. A Chef in Love (Georgia, 1996) - 4/10
112. Bacurau (Brazil, 2019) - 6/10
113. Angano... Angano... (Madagascar, 1989) - 5/10
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17. I Am Not A Witch (Zambia, 2017) - 7/10
18. Diabolique (France, 1955) - 8/10
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1. Kapana (Namibia, 2020) - 5/10
2. Lantana (Australia, 2001) - 7/10
3. Snow on tha Bluff (USA, 2011) - 6/10
4. Darkness on the Edge of Town (Ireland, 2014) - 6/10
5. Clout (Nigeria, 2021) - 3/10
6. The Dirties (Canada, 2013) - 7/10
7. Auguste Rodin (Belgium, 2017) - 4/10
8. La Casa Lobo (Chile, 2018) - 6/10
9. Viva Riva! (Democratic Republic of Congo, 2010) - 7/10
10. Memories of Murder (South Korea, 2003) - 9/10
11. Menschen am Sonntag (Germany, 1930) - 6/10
12. Ma vie de courgette (Switzerland, 2016) - 7/10
13. Brazil (UK, 1985) - 6/10
14. Bad Black (Uganda, 2016) - 8/10
15. Yeelen (Mali, 1987) - 7/10
16. Heremakono (Mauritania, 2002) - 6/10
17. I Am Not A Witch (Zambia, 2017) - 7/10
18. Diabolique (France, 1955) - 8/10
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