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Awdat al ibn al dal
15. Youssef Chahine, 1976, 120 min, Egypt
This must be the first Arab musical that I watch and the feeling is… well, different, not only because of the odd choreography but also the way the few musical numbers fit/clash with (I’m not sure yet) the rest of the film, a bit soapy and repetitive drama driven by the conflict between two generations/close families of different social class and the hopes pinned on a son back after a long time gone. 4/10
A Cinematic Travel Log
1. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND · Forbes, 1961, UK
2. MIDAREGUMO · Naruse, 1967, Japan
3. LE SIGNE DU LION · Rohmer, 1962, France
4. LA MANSIÓN DE LA NIEBLA · Lara Polop, 1972, Spain
5. AVENTURAS DE JUAN QUIN QUIN · García Espinosa, 1967, Cuba
6. UNA RAGAZZA PIUTTOSTO COMPLICATA · Damiani, 1969, Italy
7. HACKERS · Softley, 1995, USA
8. DER PLÖTZLICHE REICHTUM DER ARMEN LEUTE VON KOMBACH · Schlöndorff, 1971, Germany
9. LES PETITES FUGUES · Yersin, 1979, Switzerland
10. CZŁOWIEK NA TORZE · Munk, 1957, Poland
11. MALPERTUIS · Kümel, 1971, Belgium
12. ROOZI KE ZAN SHODAM · Meshkini, 2000, Iran
13. QIVITOQ · Balling, 1956, Denmark
14. TÚPAC AMARU · García Hurtado, 1984, Peru
15. AWDAT AL IBN AL DAL · Chahine, 1976, Egypt
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1. Sin Pepitas en la Lengua (2018) Panama
2. Straight Up (2019) United States
3. Relentless (2018) El Salvador
4. Beginning (2020) Georgia
5. Bazodee (2015) Trinidad and Tobago
6. Genova (2008) Cayman Islands
7. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) Australia
8. Beatrix (2021) Austria
9. Atlantis (2019) Ukraine
10. Zinder (2021) Niger
11. Runt (2005) Jamaica
12. Vai (2019) New Zealand
13. Cube (1997) Canada REVISION
14. Control (2004) Aruba
15. Luzzu (2021) Malta
16. Hive (2021) Kosovo
17. Moffie (2019) South Africa
18. Papicha (2019) Algeria
19. Kapana (2020) Namibia
20. Dual (2022) Finland
21. Men (2022) United Kingdom
22. Ecstasy (2020) Brazil
23. Two of Us (2019) Luxembourg
24. The Quiet Girl (2022) Ireland
25. Uncivilized (2020) Dominica
26. Petrov's Flu (2021) Russia
27. Buladó (2020) Netherlands Antilles
28. Saloum (2022) Senegal
29. Le Franc (1994) Switzerland
30. Mama's Boy (2018) Egypt
31. Memory Box (2021) Lebanon
32. Outside Noise (2021) Germany
33. The Long Walk (2019) Laos
34. Stop Filming Us (2020) Netherlands
35. Gaza Mon Amour (2020) Qatar
36. It Must Be Heaven (2019) Palestine
37. Pompo the Cinephile (2021) Japan
38. You Will Die at Twenty (2019) Sudan
39. Ballad of a White Cow (2020) Iran
40. Awakening of the Ants (2019) Costa Rica
41. The Edge of Daybreak (2021) Thailand
42. Memories of a Teenager (2019) Argentina
43. The Year of the Discovery (2020) Spain
44. The Queen of Black Magic (2019) Indonesia
45. Prayers for the Stolen (2021) Mexico

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This is about an important topic (human trafficking) and both sets of actress do well. As a narrative though, I felt like the film only took off in the final fifteen minutes. A lot of it is just dread and a lingering sense of unease, which I found interesting at first but as the film wore on, less so. The change from them as easily scared children to mature teenagers was a minus for me too. I found the earlier scenes much more intense with them as vulnerable kids.

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5. Pierrot le fou (1965) - Italy
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1. Mon oncle (1958) - France
2. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) - United States
3. Kurenai no buta (1992) [Porco Rosso] - Japan
4. Nope (2022) - Canada
5. Pierrot le fou (1965) - Italy
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Rodrigo D. No futuro
16. Víctor Gaviria, 1990, 92 min, Colombia
Without a clear plot line, this looks more like scattered pages in the diary of a teenager trapped in a dreadful slum of Medellín and seeking to form (appropriately enough) a punk band, filmed in a vigorous anarchic way that uses apparently improvised shots, natural and often dim light, non-professional actors, inaudible/unintelligible dialogues and a creative (surely) low budget that yet seem more than pertinent to convey a truthful awareness. 4/10
A Cinematic Travel Log
1. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND · Forbes, 1961, UK
2. MIDAREGUMO · Naruse, 1967, Japan
3. LE SIGNE DU LION · Rohmer, 1962, France
4. LA MANSIÓN DE LA NIEBLA · Lara Polop, 1972, Spain
5. AVENTURAS DE JUAN QUIN QUIN · García Espinosa, 1967, Cuba
6. UNA RAGAZZA PIUTTOSTO COMPLICATA · Damiani, 1969, Italy
7. HACKERS · Softley, 1995, USA
8. DER PLÖTZLICHE REICHTUM DER ARMEN LEUTE VON KOMBACH · Schlöndorff, 1971, Germany
9. LES PETITES FUGUES · Yersin, 1979, Switzerland
10. CZŁOWIEK NA TORZE · Munk, 1957, Poland
11. MALPERTUIS · Kümel, 1971, Belgium
12. ROOZI KE ZAN SHODAM · Meshkini, 2000, Iran
13. QIVITOQ · Balling, 1956, Denmark
14. TÚPAC AMARU · García Hurtado, 1984, Peru
15. AWDAT AL IBN AL DAL · Chahine, 1976, Egypt
16. RODRIGO D. NO FUTURO · Gaviria, 1990, Colombia
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Summary: The First 20 Days

Welcome to a statistical summary of the challenge thus far.

Headline Stats
We have 26 participants, with a cumulative total of 538 points. That works out to a mean score of 20.7 points and a median of 16 points. Jeroeno leads the way with 68 points, followed by flavo5000 (63) and sol (45).

Countries
So far, participants have collectively visited 154 of the 246 eligible countries/territories. Here are the most frequently visited:
United States (21)
United Kingdom (19)
France (18)
Japan (14)
Mexico (13)
Spain (13)
Germany (13)
Russia (12)
Italy (12)
Canada (10)

Continents
I'm counting Egypt for Africa, Turkey for Asia, Russia for Europe, and all of the Caribbean and Central America for North America.
Europe (211)
Asia (138)
North America (87)
Africa (48)
South America (40)
Oceania (13)
Antarctica (1)

Years
(The following data does not include shorts or episodes.)
The most popular year so far is 2010, followed by 2022 and then 2021. The median year is 2010. Here's a breakdown by decade:
1910s - 12 movies
1920s - 27 movies
1930s - 10 movies
1940s - 3 movies
1950s - 12 movies
1960s - 37 movies
1970s - 30 movies
1980s - 35 movies
1990s - 33 movies
2000s - 54 movies
2010s - 170 movies
2020s - 106 movies
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64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Croatia (Yugoslavia)
65. The Ambassador (Mads Brügger, 2011) Denmark
66. Pai de bu cao a.k.a. Good Take! (Various, 2016) Macao

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Around the World in 30 Days
1. Ye yan a.k.a. The Banquet (Xiaogang Feng, 2006) China
2. Vasiliy Buslaev (Gennadi Vasilyev, 1984) Russia
3. The Thaw (Mark A. Lewis, 2009) Canada
4. Sembène: The Making of African Cinema (Manthia Diawara, Thiong'o Ngugi-wa, 1994) Senegal
5. Night of the Cobra Woman (Andrew Meyer, 1972) Philippines
6. Zan Boko (Gaston Kaboré, 1988) Burkina Faso
7. Ta Dona a.k.a. Fire! (Adama Drabo, 1991) Mali
8. Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick a.k.a. Everlasting Moments (Jan Troell, 2008) Finland
9. O zestos minas Avgoustos a.k.a. The Hot Month of August (Doris Wishman, Sokrates Kapsaskis, 1966) Greece
10. Pensione paura a.k.a. Hotel Fear (Francesco Barilli, 1978) Italy
11. Danger - Keine Zeit zum Sterben a.k.a. No Time to Die (Helmuth Ashley, 1984) Germany
12. Quartier Mozart (Jean-Pierre Bekolo, 1992) Cameroon
13. Lumumba: La mort du prophète (Raoul Peck, 1991) The Democratic Republic of Congo
14. Víbora caliente a.k.a. Hot Snake (Fernando Durán Rojas, 1978) Mexico
15. Al-massir a.k.a. Destiny (Youssef Chahine, 1997) Egypt
16. Oka! (Lavinia Currier, 2011) Central African Republic
17. O luna in Thailanda a.k.a. A Month in Thailand (Paul Negoescu, 2012) Romania
18. Dort Hergele a.k.a. Four for All (Yilmaz Atadeniz, 1974) Turkey
19. Fanxiao a.k.a. Detention (John Hsu, 2019) Taiwan
20. Guyana: Crime of the Century (René Cardona Jr., 1979) Panama
21. The Line (Brian Tilley, 1994) South Africa
22. Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (Matt Peters, Katie Rice, 2022) USA
23. Altered Skin (Adnan Ahmed, 2018) Pakistan
24. Viktoria (Maya Vitkova, 2014) Bulgaria
25. Hei dai hen a.k.a. Two in Black Belt (Sum Cheung, 1978) Hong Kong
26. Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarevic, 2019) Bosnia and Herzegovina
27. Iskanderija... lih? a.k.a. Alexandria...Why? (Youssef Chahine, 1979) Algeria
28. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014) Mauritania
29. The Evolved: Part One (Andrew Senior, John Turner, 2006) United Kingdom
30a. Import (Ena Sendijarevic, 2016) Netherlands
30b. Fernweh (Ena Sendijarevic, 2014) Netherlands
30c. Reizigers in de Nacht (Ena Sendijarevic, 2013) Netherlands
30d. Subiet! (Simone van Dusseldorp, 2006) Netherlands
31. El vampiro de la autopista a.k.a. The Horrible Sexy Vampire (José Luis Madrid, 1970) Spain
32. Tin Can Man (Ivan Kavanagh, 2007) Ireland
33. Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar a.k.a. Ashkan, the Charmed Ring and Other Stories (Shahram Mokri, 2008) Iran
34. Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef (Eric Valli, Michel Debats, 1999) Nepal
35. Redd Inc. a.k.a. Inhuman Resources (Daniel Krige, 2012) Australia
36. Kûki ningyô a.k.a. Air Doll (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2009) Japan
37. Szamanka (Andrzej Zulawski, 1996) Poland
38. Yummy (Lars Damoiseaux, 2019) Belgium
39. Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue a.k.a. Ali Zoura Prince of the Streets (Nabil Ayouch, 2000) Morocco
40. Bertrand Mandico short films [ Apocalypse After (2018), Boro in the Box (2011), Our Lady of Hormones (2015), Prehistoric Cabaret (2014), Living Still Life (2012), Blue Cavalier (1999), Depressive Cop (2016), Any Virgin Left Alive? (2015), He Said He Is Dead... (2008), Salammbo (2014), The Life and Death of Henry Darger (2010)] France
41. Rekava a.k.a. The Line of Destiny (Lester James Peries, 1956) Sri Lanka
42. Matir moina a.k.a. The Clay Bird (Tareque Masud, 2002) Bangladesh
43. Ironclad (Jonathan English, 2011) Switzerland
44. Perawan rimba a.k.a. Jungle Virgin Force (Danu Umbara, 1988) Indonesia
45. Travellers & Magicians (Khyentse Norbu, 2003) Bhutan
46. Gam-si-ja-deul a.k.a. Cold Eyes (Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim, 2013) South Korea
47. Rebirth a.k.a. Bangkok Revenge (Jean-Marc Minéo, 2011) Thailand
48. Sawah (Adolf El Assal, 2019) Luxembourg
49. King Car (Renata Pinheiro, 2021) Brazil
50. The Last Patrol a.k.a. The Last Warrior (Sheldon Lettich, 2000) Israel
51. Baltu Ciltis a.k.a. Baltic Tribes (Lauris Abele, Raitis Abele, 2018) Latvia
52. The Gods Must Be Crazy (Jamie Uys, 1980) Botswana
53. Munyurangabo (Lee Isaac Chung, 2007) Rwanda
54. Sigur Rós: Inni (Vincent Morisset, 2011) Iceland
55. Mega Time Squad (Tim van Dammen, 2018) New Zealand
56. PVC-1 (Spiros Stathoulopoulos, 2007) Colombia
57. Kal Ho Naa Ho (Nikhil Advani, 2003) India
58. Thien Menh Anh Hung a.k.a. The Sword and the Assassin (Victor Vu, 2012) Vietnam
59. Sankofa (Haile Gerima, 1993) Ghana
60. Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas (Olle Hellbom, 1970) Sweden
61. Sultanes del Sur (Alejandro Lozano, 2007) Argentina
62. Mistérios de Lisboa a.k.a. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raul Ruiz, 2010) Portugal
63. U samogo sinego morya a.k.a. By the Bluest Seas (Boris Barnet, Samad Mardanov, 1936) Azerbaijan (Soviet Union-era)
64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Serbia (Yugoslavia)
65. The Ambassador (Mads Brügger, 2011) Denmark
66. Pai de bu cao a.k.a. Good Take! (Various, 2016) Macao
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flavo5000 wrote: September 20th, 2022, 6:09 pm 64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Serbia (Yugoslavia)
Rat was produced by Jadran Film from Zagreb, Croatia. You have the list of ex-Yu film production companies at the initial page of this thread.
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Hi there, blocho. Thanks for hosting. I'm having a pretty slow month, but I'll join in with the non-music video viewing that's come my way.

(Screenshots from 'Ashnan arev' and 'Habeas Corpus')

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1. Johnny Frenchman (1945, Charles Frend) - 7.5 or 8/10 / UK
2. Därvis Parisi partladir / The Sorcerer Explodes Paris (1976, Shamil Makhmudbekov, Kyamil Rustambekov) - 8/10 / Azerbaijan
3. Age of Innocence (1977, Alan Bridges) - 6.5/10 / Canada
4. Ashnan arev / Autumn Sun (1977, Bagrat Oganesyan, Yakov Iskudaryan) - 9/10 / Armenia
5. Fjalë pa fund / Incessant Words (1986, Spartak Pecani) - 7.5/10 / Albania
6. Habeas Corpus (1986, Jorge Acha) - 9/10 / Argentina
7. Rose Plays Julie (2019, Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy) - 6.5 or 7/10 / Ireland
8. High Ground (2020, Stephen Johnson) - 6.5/10 / Australia
9. Four Seasons in a Day (2021, Annabel Verbeke) - 5.5 or 6/10 / Belgium

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Nice update again, blocho! If I did the math right I'm responsible for just under 25% of all 1960s films watched for this challenge (and 33% of the 1940s lol).

My 19th stop around the world is Poland

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Around the world in one month
1. Canada - I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987, Patricia Rozema)
2. Spain - Viridiana (1961, Luis Buñuel)
3. India - Devi (1960, Satyajit Ray)
4. Brazil - Black Orpheus (1959, Marcel Camus)
5. United States - Fall (2022, Scott Mann)
6. Japan - Sanjuro (1962, Kurosawa Akira)
7. China - Xiao wu (1997, Jia Zhangke)
8. United Kingdom - Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960, Karel Reisz)
9. Australia - Charlie's Country (2013, Rolf de Heer)
10. Senegal - Atlantique (2019, Mati Diop)
11. Argentina - La Ciénaga (2001, Lucrecia Martel)
12. Sweden - Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)
13. Italy - Paisan (1946, Roberto Rossellini)
14. France - Breathless (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)
15. Egypt - The Land (1969, Youssef Chahine)
16. Germany - Wood and Water (2021, Jonas Bak)
17. Turkey - Law of the Border (1966, Lufti Akad)
18. Taiwan - Dragon Inn (1967, King Hu)
19. Poland - Corpus Christi (2019, Jan Komasa)
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10. The Harder They Fall (1972) - Jamaica
11. I'm No Longer Here (2019) - United States
12. The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002) - Argentina

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13. Finis Terrae (1929) - France
If this story of French kelp-gatherers doesn’t have quite as much photogenie (to use a poorly defined term) as previous Jean Epstein efforts like Coeur Fidele and The Fall of the House of Usher, it still offers a healthy dose of slow-motion, plenty of artful framing, and a gorgeous montage sequence centered around one character’s febrile nightmare. The story isn’t much. It’s kicked off by an infected thumb, which feels like a meager plot device. Epstein’s main focus here is not the narrative but rather the insular Breton setting and the remote communities that exist there. This material is gold in the hands of an artist like Epstein. He knows just how to maximize the beauty of the ingredients.
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Thanks 45minutezoom + Blocho for indulging me with the list of locations.

We've done better than I was expecting, although I don't think we'll see its completion (especially if its impossible for some) - but we can sure try!

The map might not be perfect, but it's easier than re-uploading a new pic every time, but someone ought to tell them to add South Sudan and Kosovo.

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44. The Queen of Black Magic (2019) Indonesia
Friendly reminder to put gore like this behind a spoiler tag (preferably with a warning), as it can be both NSFW and triggering for some people. Though I say that after one of my posts was kinda gory, whatever, best to play it safe.
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That's actually one of the least gory scenes in the film. I have posted far gorier screenshots in other challenges and I tend to only use spoiler tags for images that are sexually explicit or spoilerific, but okay, I'll keep that in mind.
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Mario Gaborović wrote: September 20th, 2022, 9:18 pm
flavo5000 wrote: September 20th, 2022, 6:09 pm 64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Serbia (Yugoslavia)
Rat was produced by Jadran Film from Zagreb, Croatia. You have the list of ex-Yu film production companies at the initial page of this thread.
Oh yep, correct. I actually got this mixed up with another film.
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Ching se
17. Tsui Hark, 1993, 99 min, Hong Kong
An adaptation of a fine Chinese folk tale about an obstinate Buddhist monk fighting two kin magic serpents (one of them played by a lustful Maggie Cheung) in search of elevation and a taste of human love, it is a pity it has that confusing beginning and such intoxicating lack of moderation in the use of photographic effects and music, to the point that some dialogues are practically obscured. 6/10
A Cinematic Travel Log
1. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND · Forbes, 1961, UK
2. MIDAREGUMO · Naruse, 1967, Japan
3. LE SIGNE DU LION · Rohmer, 1962, France
4. LA MANSIÓN DE LA NIEBLA · Lara Polop, 1972, Spain
5. AVENTURAS DE JUAN QUIN QUIN · García Espinosa, 1967, Cuba
6. UNA RAGAZZA PIUTTOSTO COMPLICATA · Damiani, 1969, Italy
7. HACKERS · Softley, 1995, USA
8. DER PLÖTZLICHE REICHTUM DER ARMEN LEUTE VON KOMBACH · Schlöndorff, 1971, Germany
9. LES PETITES FUGUES · Yersin, 1979, Switzerland
10. CZŁOWIEK NA TORZE · Munk, 1957, Poland
11. MALPERTUIS · Kümel, 1971, Belgium
12. ROOZI KE ZAN SHODAM · Meshkini, 2000, Iran
13. QIVITOQ · Balling, 1956, Denmark
14. TÚPAC AMARU · García Hurtado, 1984, Peru
15. AWDAT AL IBN AL DAL · Chahine, 1976, Egypt
16. RODRIGO D. NO FUTURO · Gaviria, 1990, Colombia
17. CHING SE · Tsui, 1993, Hong Kong
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16. Um Animal Amarelo/ A Yellow Animal (2020) 7 Brazil
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1. Kafou (2017) 7 Haiti
2. La glace à trois faces/The Three-Sided Mirror (1927) 8+ France
3. Trampa infernal/ Hell’s Trap (1989) 6+ Mexico
4. Hypocrites (1915) 6 United States
5. Histoire de detective (1929) 7 Belgium
6. The Skin (2011) 5 Antigua and Barbuda
7. La Gunguna (2015) 7 Dominican Republic
8. Gojira: Fainaru uôzu/ Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) 6 Japan
9.The Manxman (1929) 7 United Kingdom
10. El sendero de la anaconda (2019) 6 Colombia
11. Mad Max 2 (1981) 7+ (rewatch) Australia
12. Po zakonu/By the Law (1926) 7 Soviet Union
13. Soy Cuba (1964) 9 Cuba
14. The Harder They Come ((1972) 7+ Jamaica
15. Der Mönch mit der Peitsche/The College Girl Murders (1967) 6 Germany
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17. Trás-os-Montes (1976) 7 Portugal
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1. Kafou (2017) 7 Haiti
2. La glace à trois faces/The Three-Sided Mirror (1927) 8+ France
3. Trampa infernal/ Hell’s Trap (1989) 6+ Mexico
4. Hypocrites (1915) 6 United States
5. Histoire de detective (1929) 7 Belgium
6. The Skin (2011) 5 Antigua and Barbuda
7. La Gunguna (2015) 7 Dominican Republic
8. Gojira: Fainaru uôzu/ Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) 6 Japan
9.The Manxman (1929) 7 United Kingdom
10. El sendero de la anaconda (2019) 6 Colombia
11. Mad Max 2 (1981) 7+ (rewatch) Australia
12. Po zakonu/By the Law (1926) 7 Soviet Union
13. Soy Cuba (1964) 9 Cuba
14. The Harder They Come ((1972) 7+ Jamaica
15. Der Mönch mit der Peitsche/The College Girl Murders (1967) 6 Germany
16. Um Animal Amarelo/ A Yellow Animal (2020) 7 Brazil
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67. Paris, je t'aime (Various, 2006) Liechtenstein
68. Anthropoid (Sean Ellis, 2016) Czech Republic
69. La luna en el espejo a.k.a. The Moon in the Mirror (Silvio Caiozzi, 1990) Chile

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Around the World in 30 Days
1. Ye yan a.k.a. The Banquet (Xiaogang Feng, 2006) China
2. Vasiliy Buslaev (Gennadi Vasilyev, 1984) Russia
3. The Thaw (Mark A. Lewis, 2009) Canada
4. Sembène: The Making of African Cinema (Manthia Diawara, Thiong'o Ngugi-wa, 1994) Senegal
5. Night of the Cobra Woman (Andrew Meyer, 1972) Philippines
6. Zan Boko (Gaston Kaboré, 1988) Burkina Faso
7. Ta Dona a.k.a. Fire! (Adama Drabo, 1991) Mali
8. Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick a.k.a. Everlasting Moments (Jan Troell, 2008) Finland
9. O zestos minas Avgoustos a.k.a. The Hot Month of August (Doris Wishman, Sokrates Kapsaskis, 1966) Greece
10. Pensione paura a.k.a. Hotel Fear (Francesco Barilli, 1978) Italy
11. Danger - Keine Zeit zum Sterben a.k.a. No Time to Die (Helmuth Ashley, 1984) Germany
12. Quartier Mozart (Jean-Pierre Bekolo, 1992) Cameroon
13. Lumumba: La mort du prophète (Raoul Peck, 1991) The Democratic Republic of Congo
14. Víbora caliente a.k.a. Hot Snake (Fernando Durán Rojas, 1978) Mexico
15. Al-massir a.k.a. Destiny (Youssef Chahine, 1997) Egypt
16. Oka! (Lavinia Currier, 2011) Central African Republic
17. O luna in Thailanda a.k.a. A Month in Thailand (Paul Negoescu, 2012) Romania
18. Dort Hergele a.k.a. Four for All (Yilmaz Atadeniz, 1974) Turkey
19. Fanxiao a.k.a. Detention (John Hsu, 2019) Taiwan
20. Guyana: Crime of the Century (René Cardona Jr., 1979) Panama
21. The Line (Brian Tilley, 1994) South Africa
22. Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (Matt Peters, Katie Rice, 2022) USA
23. Altered Skin (Adnan Ahmed, 2018) Pakistan
24. Viktoria (Maya Vitkova, 2014) Bulgaria
25. Hei dai hen a.k.a. Two in Black Belt (Sum Cheung, 1978) Hong Kong
26. Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarevic, 2019) Bosnia and Herzegovina
27. Iskanderija... lih? a.k.a. Alexandria...Why? (Youssef Chahine, 1979) Algeria
28. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014) Mauritania
29. The Evolved: Part One (Andrew Senior, John Turner, 2006) United Kingdom
30a. Import (Ena Sendijarevic, 2016) Netherlands
30b. Fernweh (Ena Sendijarevic, 2014) Netherlands
30c. Reizigers in de Nacht (Ena Sendijarevic, 2013) Netherlands
30d. Subiet! (Simone van Dusseldorp, 2006) Netherlands
31. El vampiro de la autopista a.k.a. The Horrible Sexy Vampire (José Luis Madrid, 1970) Spain
32. Tin Can Man (Ivan Kavanagh, 2007) Ireland
33. Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar a.k.a. Ashkan, the Charmed Ring and Other Stories (Shahram Mokri, 2008) Iran
34. Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef (Eric Valli, Michel Debats, 1999) Nepal
35. Redd Inc. a.k.a. Inhuman Resources (Daniel Krige, 2012) Australia
36. Kûki ningyô a.k.a. Air Doll (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2009) Japan
37. Szamanka (Andrzej Zulawski, 1996) Poland
38. Yummy (Lars Damoiseaux, 2019) Belgium
39. Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue a.k.a. Ali Zoura Prince of the Streets (Nabil Ayouch, 2000) Morocco
40. Bertrand Mandico short films [ Apocalypse After (2018), Boro in the Box (2011), Our Lady of Hormones (2015), Prehistoric Cabaret (2014), Living Still Life (2012), Blue Cavalier (1999), Depressive Cop (2016), Any Virgin Left Alive? (2015), He Said He Is Dead... (2008), Salammbo (2014), The Life and Death of Henry Darger (2010)] France
41. Rekava a.k.a. The Line of Destiny (Lester James Peries, 1956) Sri Lanka
42. Matir moina a.k.a. The Clay Bird (Tareque Masud, 2002) Bangladesh
43. Ironclad (Jonathan English, 2011) Switzerland
44. Perawan rimba a.k.a. Jungle Virgin Force (Danu Umbara, 1988) Indonesia
45. Travellers & Magicians (Khyentse Norbu, 2003) Bhutan
46. Gam-si-ja-deul a.k.a. Cold Eyes (Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim, 2013) South Korea
47. Rebirth a.k.a. Bangkok Revenge (Jean-Marc Minéo, 2011) Thailand
48. Sawah (Adolf El Assal, 2019) Luxembourg
49. King Car (Renata Pinheiro, 2021) Brazil
50. The Last Patrol a.k.a. The Last Warrior (Sheldon Lettich, 2000) Israel
51. Baltu Ciltis a.k.a. Baltic Tribes (Lauris Abele, Raitis Abele, 2018) Latvia
52. The Gods Must Be Crazy (Jamie Uys, 1980) Botswana
53. Munyurangabo (Lee Isaac Chung, 2007) Rwanda
54. Sigur Rós: Inni (Vincent Morisset, 2011) Iceland
55. Mega Time Squad (Tim van Dammen, 2018) New Zealand
56. PVC-1 (Spiros Stathoulopoulos, 2007) Colombia
57. Kal Ho Naa Ho (Nikhil Advani, 2003) India
58. Thien Menh Anh Hung a.k.a. The Sword and the Assassin (Victor Vu, 2012) Vietnam
59. Sankofa (Haile Gerima, 1993) Ghana
60. Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas (Olle Hellbom, 1970) Sweden
61. Sultanes del Sur (Alejandro Lozano, 2007) Argentina
62. Mistérios de Lisboa a.k.a. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raul Ruiz, 2010) Portugal
63. U samogo sinego morya a.k.a. By the Bluest Seas (Boris Barnet, Samad Mardanov, 1936) Azerbaijan (Soviet Union-era)
64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Serbia (Yugoslavia)
65. The Ambassador (Mads Brügger, 2011) Denmark
66. Pai de bu cao a.k.a. Good Take! (Various, 2016) Macao
67. Paris, je t'aime (Various, 2006) Liechtenstein
68. Anthropoid (Sean Ellis, 2016) Czech Republic
69. La luna en el espejo a.k.a. The Moon in the Mirror (Silvio Caiozzi, 1990)
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1. Ai no mukidashi (2008, Shion Sono) - 4/10 - Japan
2. Let It Be Morning (2021, Eran Kolirin) - 5/10 - Israel
3. Midnight in Paris (2011, Woody Allen) - 5/10 - France
4. Caniba (2017, Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel) - 2/10 - USA
5. L'invitata (1969, Vittorio de Seta) - 6/10 - Italy
6. Diwan (1974, Werner Nekes) - 7.5/10 - Germany
7. Güeros (2014, Alonso Ruizpalacios) - 8/10 - Mexico
8. The Painted Bird (2019, Vaclav Marhoul) - 6/10 - Czechia
9. Un monde (2021, Laura Wandel) - 5.5/10 - Belgium
10. A Febre (2019, Maya Da-Rin) - 5.5/10 - Brazil
11. At kende sandheden (2002, Nils Malmros) - 4/10 - Denmark
12. Kochegar (2010, Aleksey Balabanov) - 3/10 - Russia
13. Pa negre (2010, Agustí Villaronga) - 4/10 - Spain
14. Womb (2010, Benedek Fliegauf) - 5/10 - Hungary
15. Obaltan (1961, Hyun-mok Yoo) - 4/10 - South Korea
16. Woman and the Glacier (2016, Audrius Stonys) - 5/10 - Lithuania
17. Digger (2020, Georgis Grigorakis) - 6/10 - Greece
18. Memoria (2021, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) - 5/10 - Colombia
19. Another Year (2010, Mike Leigh) - 8/10 - United Kingdom
20. Sicario (2015, Denis Villeneuve) - 7/10 - Hong Kong
21. Fogo Fátuo (2022, João Pedro Rodrigues) - 4/10 - Portugal
22. Nainsukh (2010, Amit Dutta) - 6/10 - India
23. Han jia (2010, Hongqi Li) - 7/10 - China
24. Jean Gentil (2010, Israel Cárdenas & Laura Amelia Guzmán) - 5.5/10 - Dominican Republic
25. Kong bu fen zi (1986, Edward Yang) - 5/10 - Taiwan
26. Tichá radost (1986, Dusan Hanák) - 5/10 - Slovakia
27. Shekarchi (2010, Rafi Pitts) - 6.5/10 - Iran
28. Mi país imaginario (2022, Patricio Guzmán) - not rated - Chile
29. Vinterbrødre (2017, Hlynur Palmason) - 4/10 - Iceland

A not very believable story with a not very believable (and uncharismatic) actor which I had already found terrible in Godland earlier this year

30. Iki Safak Arasinda (2021, Selman Nacar) - 6/10 - Turkey

A nice little film about morals in the workplace, there are some (minor) problems of believability too but overall an absorbing watch
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11. A Man of Reason (Jung Woo-sung, 2022) 8/10 ... South Korea ... also saw Heon-teu - Hunt (Lee Jung-jae, 2022) 7.5/10 today, but sadly TIFF is now over
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1. Silip (Philippines, 1985) - 6/10
2. Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy (Russia, 1965) - 6/10
3. La Noire de... (Senegal, 1966) - 7/10
4. Terya nevinnost v Almaty (Kazakhstan, 2011) - 4/10
5. Dveselu putenis (Latvia, 2019) - 6/10
6. Satanic Panic (USA, 2019) - 5/10
7. Memory Box (Lebanon, 2021) - 7/10
8. Roulette City (Macau, 2012) - 5/10
9. Thor: Love and Thunder (Australia, 2022) - 4/10
10. The Act of Killing (UK, 2012) - 4/10
11. Tri orísky pro Popelku (Czech Republic, 1973) - 8/10
12. Peau d'âne (France, 1970) - 7/10
13. Lava (Argentina, 2019) - 4/10
14. Kozure Ôkami: Ko wo kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru (Japan, 1972) - 7/10
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Not a bad samurai film and I'm looking forward to watching the sequels in the future.


15. Bumperkleef (Netherlands, 2019) - 6/10
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An interesting concept that was handled reasonably well for the most part but would have been better served by just being a car based thriller like Duel or Joy Ride.


16. Bandit Queen (India, 1994) - 5/10
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Been meaning to watch this one for awhile but in the end it disappointed me, definitely didn't live up to it's promise.


17. Stalking Chernobyl: Exploration After Apocalypse (Ukraine, 2020) - 6/10
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An interesting documentary about Chernobyl nowadays but for a short runtime it felt to pack to much information into it and felt like 2 or 3 documentaries jammed together.


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21. Looking for Alibrandi -- Woods, 2000 -- 6.5/10 -- Australia
22. El gran calavera a.k.a. The Great Madcap -- Buñuel, 1949 -- 7/10 -- Mexico
23. Hringurinn a.k.a. The Ring Road -- Friðriksson, 1985 -- 6.5/10 -- Iceland
List of previous films
01. Biyaya ng lupa a.k.a. Blessings of the Land -- Silos, 1959 -- 7/10 -- Philippines
02. Krvavá pani a.k.a. The Bloody Lady -- Kubal, 1980 -- 6/10 -- Slovakia
03. Quand la femme s'en mêle a.k.a. When a Woman Meddles -- Allégret, 1957 -- 7/10 -- France
04. Ejercicios de memoria a.k.a. Memory Exercises -- Encina, 2016 -- 7/10 -- Paraguay
05. Four Horsemen -- Ashcroft, 2012 -- 7.5/10 -- United Kingdom
06. Poetic Justice -- Singleton, 1993 -- 6/10 -- United States
07. Arirang -- Kim, 2011 -- 6/10 -- South Korea
08. Pardé a.k.a. Closed Curtain -- Panahi & Partovi, 2013 -- 7/10 -- Iran
09. Cike Nie Yin Niang a.k.a. The Assassin -- Hou, 2015 -- 7/10 -- Taiwan
10. Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari a.k.a. I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians -- Jude, 2018 -- 8/10 -- Romania
11. Historia del miedo a.k.a. History of Fear -- Naishtat, 2014 -- 6/10 -- Argentina
12. Genesis -- Sen, 1986 -- 7/10 -- India
13. Ritânâ a.k.a. Returner -- Yamazaki, 2002 -- 6/10 -- Japan
14. End of the Line -- Devereaux, 2007 -- 4/10 -- Canada
15. Nang nak -- Nimibutr, 1999 -- 6/10 -- Thailand
16. How Harry Became a Tree -- Paskaljevic, 2001 -- 6/10 -- Ireland
17. Goya's Ghosts -- Forman, 2006 -- 6/10 -- Spain
18. Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre a.k.a. Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra -- Chabat, 2002 -- 5/10 -- Germany
19. De Jueves a Domingo a.k.a. Thursday Till Sunday -- Sotomayor Castillo, 2012 -- 7/10 -- Chile
20. Cavalo Dinheiro a.k.a. Horse Money -- Costa, 2014 -- 7/10 -- Portugal
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14. Apt Pupil (1998) - Canada
Of all the things I’ve read by Stephen King, the novella Apt Pupil is the nastiest piece of work, a febrile stew of historical trauma and serial killing, with some unsettling fantasies of sexual violence thrown in. It works as both a thriller and a warning about the dangers of treating real-life suffering as a source of fascination and pleasure. There’s some irony in such a tale coming from King. This adaptation, director Bryan Singer’s follow-up to The Usual Suspects, unfortunately bears none of that movie’s stylistic panache and atmosphere. A far less polished work, it offers little beyond King’s basic narrative (with the worst horrors excised) and some reliable acting from Ian McKellen.

Incidentally, some underage extras in this movie accused Singer of sexually predatory behavior during production. So in directing his “study in cruelty,” Singer was allegedly enacting cruelty of his own.
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29 - Redes (1936) - 6/10 - Mexico - Fishermen try to organize to get a better deal from the wealthy people who control the prices they get paid.
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1 - By the Law (1926) - 8/10 - Russia
2 - Destiny (1921) - 8/10 - Germany
3 - He Who Gets Slapped (1924) - 8.5/10 - United States
4 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) - 8/10 - Sweden
5 - La Aldea Maldita / The Cursed Village (1930) - 7/10 - Spain
6 - Hill of Freedom (2014) - 5/10 - South Korea
7 - Taste of Cherry (1997) - 8/10 - Iran
8 - J'Accuse (1919) - 8.5/10 - France
9 - Satan's Rhapsody (1917) - 6/10 - Italy
10 - Riff-Raff (1991) - 6/10 - England
11 - Yol (1982) - 7/10 - Switzerland
12 - Shall We Dance? (1996) - 7.5/10 - Japan
13 - Takový je život / Such is Life (1930) - 7/10 - Czech Republic
14 - The President (1919) - 7/10 - Denmark
15 - Pyaasa (1957) - 8.5/10 - India
16 - Limite (1931) - 8/10 - Brazil
17 - Ashes and Diamonds (1958) - 7/10 - Poland
18 - Soy Cuba (1964) - 8/10 - Cuba
19 - Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965) - 7.5/10 - Ukraine
20 - Yi Yi (2000) - 9/10 - Taiwan
21 - Wara Wara (1930) - 6.5/10 - Bolivia
22 - Man of Gold (1919) - 6.5/10 - Hungary
23 - War is Hell / Maudite soit la guerre (1914) - 7.5/10 - Belgium
24 - The Dance of the Paroxysms / A Dança dos Paroxismos (1929) - 5/10 - Portugal
25 - Miner's Luck / Rudareva Sreca (1926) - 6/10 - Serbia
26 - Garras de oro (1927) - 6/10 - Colombia
27 - El húsar de la muerte (1925) - 6.5/10 - Chile
28 - Jánošík (1921) - 7/10 - Slovakia
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1. Sin Pepitas en la Lengua (2018) Panama
2. Straight Up (2019) United States
3. Relentless (2018) El Salvador
4. Beginning (2020) Georgia
5. Bazodee (2015) Trinidad and Tobago
6. Genova (2008) Cayman Islands
7. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) Australia
8. Beatrix (2021) Austria
9. Atlantis (2019) Ukraine
10. Zinder (2021) Niger
11. Runt (2005) Jamaica
12. Vai (2019) New Zealand
13. Cube (1997) Canada REVISION
14. Control (2004) Aruba
15. Luzzu (2021) Malta
16. Hive (2021) Kosovo
17. Moffie (2019) South Africa
18. Papicha (2019) Algeria
19. Kapana (2020) Namibia
20. Dual (2022) Finland
21. Men (2022) United Kingdom
22. Ecstasy (2020) Brazil
23. Two of Us (2019) Luxembourg
24. The Quiet Girl (2022) Ireland
25. Uncivilized (2020) Dominica
26. Petrov's Flu (2021) Russia
27. Buladó (2020) Netherlands Antilles
28. Saloum (2022) Senegal
29. Le Franc (1994) Switzerland
30. Mama's Boy (2018) Egypt
31. Memory Box (2021) Lebanon
32. Outside Noise (2021) Germany
33. The Long Walk (2019) Laos
34. Stop Filming Us (2020) Netherlands
35. Gaza Mon Amour (2020) Qatar
36. It Must Be Heaven (2019) Palestine
37. Pompo the Cinephile (2021) Japan
38. You Will Die at Twenty (2019) Sudan
39. Ballad of a White Cow (2020) Iran
40. Awakening of the Ants (2019) Costa Rica
41. The Edge of Daybreak (2021) Thailand
42. Memories of a Teenager (2019) Argentina
43. The Year of the Discovery (2020) Spain
44. The Queen of Black Magic (2019) Indonesia
45. Prayers for the Stolen (2021) Mexico
46. A Night of Knowing Nothing (2021) India

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What begins as a documentary about the discovered love letters of a female film student soon morphs into a politically charged attack on India's right-wing government in this unusual documentary. The film boasts some simply beautiful images, especially the black and white night-time shots at the end. This is clearly intended to be seen by an audience familiar with Indian politics though, providing little in the way context, and I found it hard to get a grasp on.

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18. Ernst Marischka, 1955, 106 min, Austria
The story of Empress Elizabeth of Austria “Sissi” in her introduction to the House of Habsburg through an unexpected marriage when she was 16, simplistic and quite naive, worth watching if only for the outstanding display (topped by the gorgeous wedding celebration) of sumptuous costumes, settings and filming locations, including some on which actual events took place (Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl), and the look at the busy life of the aristocracy in those years (mid-19th century), i.e. hunting and fishing, gossiping, dancing, banqueting, romancing, etc. 6/10
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1. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND · Forbes, 1961, UK
2. MIDAREGUMO · Naruse, 1967, Japan
3. LE SIGNE DU LION · Rohmer, 1962, France
4. LA MANSIÓN DE LA NIEBLA · Lara Polop, 1972, Spain
5. AVENTURAS DE JUAN QUIN QUIN · García Espinosa, 1967, Cuba
6. UNA RAGAZZA PIUTTOSTO COMPLICATA · Damiani, 1969, Italy
7. HACKERS · Softley, 1995, USA
8. DER PLÖTZLICHE REICHTUM DER ARMEN LEUTE VON KOMBACH · Schlöndorff, 1971, Germany
9. LES PETITES FUGUES · Yersin, 1979, Switzerland
10. CZŁOWIEK NA TORZE · Munk, 1957, Poland
11. MALPERTUIS · Kümel, 1971, Belgium
12. ROOZI KE ZAN SHODAM · Meshkini, 2000, Iran
13. QIVITOQ · Balling, 1956, Denmark
14. TÚPAC AMARU · García Hurtado, 1984, Peru
15. AWDAT AL IBN AL DAL · Chahine, 1976, Egypt
16. RODRIGO D. NO FUTURO · Gaviria, 1990, Colombia
17. CHING SE · Tsui, 1993, Hong Kong
18. SISSI · Marischka, 1955, Austria
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1. Sin Pepitas en la Lengua (2018) Panama
2. Straight Up (2019) United States
3. Relentless (2018) El Salvador
4. Beginning (2020) Georgia
5. Bazodee (2015) Trinidad and Tobago
6. Genova (2008) Cayman Islands
7. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) Australia
8. Beatrix (2021) Austria
9. Atlantis (2019) Ukraine
10. Zinder (2021) Niger
11. Runt (2005) Jamaica
12. Vai (2019) New Zealand
13. Cube (1997) Canada REVISION
14. Control (2004) Aruba
15. Luzzu (2021) Malta
16. Hive (2021) Kosovo
17. Moffie (2019) South Africa
18. Papicha (2019) Algeria
19. Kapana (2020) Namibia
20. Dual (2022) Finland
21. Men (2022) United Kingdom
22. Ecstasy (2020) Brazil
23. Two of Us (2019) Luxembourg
24. The Quiet Girl (2022) Ireland
25. Uncivilized (2020) Dominica
26. Petrov's Flu (2021) Russia
27. Buladó (2020) Netherlands Antilles
28. Saloum (2022) Senegal
29. Le Franc (1994) Switzerland
30. Mama's Boy (2018) Egypt
31. Memory Box (2021) Lebanon
32. Outside Noise (2021) Germany
33. The Long Walk (2019) Laos
34. Stop Filming Us (2020) Netherlands
35. Gaza Mon Amour (2020) Qatar
36. It Must Be Heaven (2019) Palestine
37. Pompo the Cinephile (2021) Japan
38. You Will Die at Twenty (2019) Sudan
39. Ballad of a White Cow (2020) Iran
40. Awakening of the Ants (2019) Costa Rica
41. The Edge of Daybreak (2021) Thailand
42. Memories of a Teenager (2019) Argentina
43. The Year of the Discovery (2020) Spain
44. The Queen of Black Magic (2019) Indonesia
45. Prayers for the Stolen (2021) Mexico
46. A Night of Knowing Nothing (2021) India
47. A Writer’s Odyssey (2021) China

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This begins well with the protagonist wrongfully arrested for trafficking young girls. Then there is his rescue by the assistant of a tech tycoon who wants to him to kill an author since every ailment of the writer's antagonist is mysteriously inflicted upon him. Rather than explore how the inflictions work or how the father possesses superpowers (!), the film instead repeatedly gets lost in the author's stories coming to life in a rather dull CGI-driven fantasy world.

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blocho wrote: September 22nd, 2022, 2:54 am 14. Apt Pupil (1998) - Canada
Of all the things I’ve read by Stephen King, the novella Apt Pupil is the nastiest piece of work, a febrile stew of historical trauma and serial killing, with some unsettling fantasies of sexual violence thrown in. It works as both a thriller and a warning about the dangers of treating real-life suffering as a source of fascination and pleasure. There’s some irony in such a tale coming from King. This adaptation, director Bryan Singer’s follow-up to The Usual Suspects, unfortunately bears none of that movie’s stylistic panache and atmosphere. A far less polished work, it offers little beyond King’s basic narrative (with the worst horrors excised) and some reliable acting from Ian McKellen.

Incidentally, some underage extras in this movie accused Singer of sexually predatory behavior during production. So in directing his “study in cruelty,” Singer was allegedly enacting cruelty of his own.
Never read the novella but I saw Apt Pupil in the cinema on release and it made me cringe back then; also Singer seems like a royal lowlife based on what you posted and what I'd previously read about him.
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70. Warrior Princess (Shuudertsetseg Baatarsuren, 2014) Mongolia
71. Facing Darkness (Arthur Rasco, 2017) Liberia
72. Promised Land (Gus Van Sant, 2012) United Arab Emirates
73. La victoire en chantant a.k.a. Black and White in Color (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1976) Côte d'Ivoire

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1. Ye yan a.k.a. The Banquet (Xiaogang Feng, 2006) China
2. Vasiliy Buslaev (Gennadi Vasilyev, 1984) Russia
3. The Thaw (Mark A. Lewis, 2009) Canada
4. Sembène: The Making of African Cinema (Manthia Diawara, Thiong'o Ngugi-wa, 1994) Senegal
5. Night of the Cobra Woman (Andrew Meyer, 1972) Philippines
6. Zan Boko (Gaston Kaboré, 1988) Burkina Faso
7. Ta Dona a.k.a. Fire! (Adama Drabo, 1991) Mali
8. Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick a.k.a. Everlasting Moments (Jan Troell, 2008) Finland
9. O zestos minas Avgoustos a.k.a. The Hot Month of August (Doris Wishman, Sokrates Kapsaskis, 1966) Greece
10. Pensione paura a.k.a. Hotel Fear (Francesco Barilli, 1978) Italy
11. Danger - Keine Zeit zum Sterben a.k.a. No Time to Die (Helmuth Ashley, 1984) Germany
12. Quartier Mozart (Jean-Pierre Bekolo, 1992) Cameroon
13. Lumumba: La mort du prophète (Raoul Peck, 1991) The Democratic Republic of Congo
14. Víbora caliente a.k.a. Hot Snake (Fernando Durán Rojas, 1978) Mexico
15. Al-massir a.k.a. Destiny (Youssef Chahine, 1997) Egypt
16. Oka! (Lavinia Currier, 2011) Central African Republic
17. O luna in Thailanda a.k.a. A Month in Thailand (Paul Negoescu, 2012) Romania
18. Dort Hergele a.k.a. Four for All (Yilmaz Atadeniz, 1974) Turkey
19. Fanxiao a.k.a. Detention (John Hsu, 2019) Taiwan
20. Guyana: Crime of the Century (René Cardona Jr., 1979) Panama
21. The Line (Brian Tilley, 1994) South Africa
22. Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse (Matt Peters, Katie Rice, 2022) USA
23. Altered Skin (Adnan Ahmed, 2018) Pakistan
24. Viktoria (Maya Vitkova, 2014) Bulgaria
25. Hei dai hen a.k.a. Two in Black Belt (Sum Cheung, 1978) Hong Kong
26. Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarevic, 2019) Bosnia and Herzegovina
27. Iskanderija... lih? a.k.a. Alexandria...Why? (Youssef Chahine, 1979) Algeria
28. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014) Mauritania
29. The Evolved: Part One (Andrew Senior, John Turner, 2006) United Kingdom
30a. Import (Ena Sendijarevic, 2016) Netherlands
30b. Fernweh (Ena Sendijarevic, 2014) Netherlands
30c. Reizigers in de Nacht (Ena Sendijarevic, 2013) Netherlands
30d. Subiet! (Simone van Dusseldorp, 2006) Netherlands
31. El vampiro de la autopista a.k.a. The Horrible Sexy Vampire (José Luis Madrid, 1970) Spain
32. Tin Can Man (Ivan Kavanagh, 2007) Ireland
33. Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar a.k.a. Ashkan, the Charmed Ring and Other Stories (Shahram Mokri, 2008) Iran
34. Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef (Eric Valli, Michel Debats, 1999) Nepal
35. Redd Inc. a.k.a. Inhuman Resources (Daniel Krige, 2012) Australia
36. Kûki ningyô a.k.a. Air Doll (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2009) Japan
37. Szamanka (Andrzej Zulawski, 1996) Poland
38. Yummy (Lars Damoiseaux, 2019) Belgium
39. Ali Zaoua, prince de la rue a.k.a. Ali Zoura Prince of the Streets (Nabil Ayouch, 2000) Morocco
40. Bertrand Mandico short films [ Apocalypse After (2018), Boro in the Box (2011), Our Lady of Hormones (2015), Prehistoric Cabaret (2014), Living Still Life (2012), Blue Cavalier (1999), Depressive Cop (2016), Any Virgin Left Alive? (2015), He Said He Is Dead... (2008), Salammbo (2014), The Life and Death of Henry Darger (2010)] France
41. Rekava a.k.a. The Line of Destiny (Lester James Peries, 1956) Sri Lanka
42. Matir moina a.k.a. The Clay Bird (Tareque Masud, 2002) Bangladesh
43. Ironclad (Jonathan English, 2011) Switzerland
44. Perawan rimba a.k.a. Jungle Virgin Force (Danu Umbara, 1988) Indonesia
45. Travellers & Magicians (Khyentse Norbu, 2003) Bhutan
46. Gam-si-ja-deul a.k.a. Cold Eyes (Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim, 2013) South Korea
47. Rebirth a.k.a. Bangkok Revenge (Jean-Marc Minéo, 2011) Thailand
48. Sawah (Adolf El Assal, 2019) Luxembourg
49. King Car (Renata Pinheiro, 2021) Brazil
50. The Last Patrol a.k.a. The Last Warrior (Sheldon Lettich, 2000) Israel
51. Baltu Ciltis a.k.a. Baltic Tribes (Lauris Abele, Raitis Abele, 2018) Latvia
52. The Gods Must Be Crazy (Jamie Uys, 1980) Botswana
53. Munyurangabo (Lee Isaac Chung, 2007) Rwanda
54. Sigur Rós: Inni (Vincent Morisset, 2011) Iceland
55. Mega Time Squad (Tim van Dammen, 2018) New Zealand
56. PVC-1 (Spiros Stathoulopoulos, 2007) Colombia
57. Kal Ho Naa Ho (Nikhil Advani, 2003) India
58. Thien Menh Anh Hung a.k.a. The Sword and the Assassin (Victor Vu, 2012) Vietnam
59. Sankofa (Haile Gerima, 1993) Ghana
60. Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas (Olle Hellbom, 1970) Sweden
61. Sultanes del Sur (Alejandro Lozano, 2007) Argentina
62. Mistérios de Lisboa a.k.a. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raul Ruiz, 2010) Portugal
63. U samogo sinego morya a.k.a. By the Bluest Seas (Boris Barnet, Samad Mardanov, 1936) Azerbaijan (Soviet Union-era)
64. Rat a.k.a. Atomic War Bride (Veljko Bulajic, 1960) Serbia (Yugoslavia)
65. The Ambassador (Mads Brügger, 2011) Denmark
66. Pai de bu cao a.k.a. Good Take! (Various, 2016) Macao
67. Paris, je t'aime (Various, 2006) Liechtenstein
68. Anthropoid (Sean Ellis, 2016) Czech Republic
69. La luna en el espejo a.k.a. The Moon in the Mirror (Silvio Caiozzi, 1990) Chile
70. Warrior Princess (Shuudertsetseg Baatarsuren, 2014) Mongolia
71. Facing Darkness (Arthur Rasco, 2017) Liberia
72. Promised Land (Gus Van Sant, 2012) United Arab Emirates
73. La victoire en chantant a.k.a. Black and White in Color (Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1976) Côte d'Ivoire
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Spoiler
1. Sin Pepitas en la Lengua (2018) Panama
2. Straight Up (2019) United States
3. Relentless (2018) El Salvador
4. Beginning (2020) Georgia
5. Bazodee (2015) Trinidad and Tobago
6. Genova (2008) Cayman Islands
7. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) Australia
8. Beatrix (2021) Austria
9. Atlantis (2019) Ukraine
10. Zinder (2021) Niger
11. Runt (2005) Jamaica
12. Vai (2019) New Zealand
13. Cube (1997) Canada REVISION
14. Control (2004) Aruba
15. Luzzu (2021) Malta
16. Hive (2021) Kosovo
17. Moffie (2019) South Africa
18. Papicha (2019) Algeria
19. Kapana (2020) Namibia
20. Dual (2022) Finland
21. Men (2022) United Kingdom
22. Ecstasy (2020) Brazil
23. Two of Us (2019) Luxembourg
24. The Quiet Girl (2022) Ireland
25. Uncivilized (2020) Dominica
26. Petrov's Flu (2021) Russia
27. Buladó (2020) Netherlands Antilles
28. Saloum (2022) Senegal
29. Le Franc (1994) Switzerland
30. Mama's Boy (2018) Egypt
31. Memory Box (2021) Lebanon
32. Outside Noise (2021) Germany
33. The Long Walk (2019) Laos
34. Stop Filming Us (2020) Netherlands
35. Gaza Mon Amour (2020) Qatar
36. It Must Be Heaven (2019) Palestine
37. Pompo the Cinephile (2021) Japan
38. You Will Die at Twenty (2019) Sudan
39. Ballad of a White Cow (2020) Iran
40. Awakening of the Ants (2019) Costa Rica
41. The Edge of Daybreak (2021) Thailand
42. Memories of a Teenager (2019) Argentina
43. The Year of the Discovery (2020) Spain
44. The Queen of Black Magic (2019) Indonesia
45. Prayers for the Stolen (2021) Mexico
46. A Night of Knowing Nothing (2021) India
47. A Writer’s Odyssey (2021) China
48. A Taste of Hunger (2021) Denmark

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The wife of a renowned chef sets out on an ambitious all-night quest to track down and bribe a food critic here. Also in the mix is a damning anonymous letter. With these two tangents, there are the right ingredients here for a stressful thriller - but the filmmakers opt for a flashback-heavy romantic drama in which the wife's crusade constantly reminds her of how she met her husband. The film looks pretty great either way at least with tons of neon lighting.

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4. Cycle (2012) - Hungary
Very hard to review. Something of a puzzle film, with rudimentary yet haunting animation. 7/10

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1. Malnazidos (2020) - Spain
2. Les cinq diables (2022) - France
3. Night School (1981) - USA
4. Cycle (2012) - Hungary
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13. Itim (1976) 7/10 Philippines
14. Esquirlas (2020) 5/10 Argentina
15. Cocote (2017) 6/10 Dominican Republic

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1. Yanco (1961) 8/10 Mexico
2. Santa Sangre (1989) 8/10 Italy
3. Rue Cases Nègres (1983) 7/10 Martinique
4. Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989) 6/10 Puerto Rico
5. Fall (2022) 6/10 UK
6. Alsino y el cóndor (1982) 5/10 Nicaragua
7. Play the Devil (2016) 6/10 Trinidad and Tobago
8. Buladó (2020) 8/10 Netherlands Antilles
9. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) 6/10 Australia
10. Temblores (2019) 7/10 Guatemala
11. Where the Crawdads Sing (2022) 5/10 USA
12. The Harder They Come (1972) 7/10 Jamaica
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1. Ai no mukidashi (2008, Shion Sono) - 4/10 - Japan
2. Let It Be Morning (2021, Eran Kolirin) - 5/10 - Israel
3. Midnight in Paris (2011, Woody Allen) - 5/10 - France
4. Caniba (2017, Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel) - 2/10 - USA
5. L'invitata (1969, Vittorio de Seta) - 6/10 - Italy
6. Diwan (1974, Werner Nekes) - 7.5/10 - Germany
7. Güeros (2014, Alonso Ruizpalacios) - 8/10 - Mexico
8. The Painted Bird (2019, Vaclav Marhoul) - 6/10 - Czechia
9. Un monde (2021, Laura Wandel) - 5.5/10 - Belgium
10. A Febre (2019, Maya Da-Rin) - 5.5/10 - Brazil
11. At kende sandheden (2002, Nils Malmros) - 4/10 - Denmark
12. Kochegar (2010, Aleksey Balabanov) - 3/10 - Russia
13. Pa negre (2010, Agustí Villaronga) - 4/10 - Spain
14. Womb (2010, Benedek Fliegauf) - 5/10 - Hungary
15. Obaltan (1961, Hyun-mok Yoo) - 4/10 - South Korea
16. Woman and the Glacier (2016, Audrius Stonys) - 5/10 - Lithuania
17. Digger (2020, Georgis Grigorakis) - 6/10 - Greece
18. Memoria (2021, Apichatpong Weerasethakul) - 5/10 - Colombia
19. Another Year (2010, Mike Leigh) - 8/10 - United Kingdom
20. Sicario (2015, Denis Villeneuve) - 7/10 - Hong Kong
21. Fogo Fátuo (2022, João Pedro Rodrigues) - 4/10 - Portugal
22. Nainsukh (2010, Amit Dutta) - 6/10 - India
23. Han jia (2010, Hongqi Li) - 7/10 - China
24. Jean Gentil (2010, Israel Cárdenas & Laura Amelia Guzmán) - 5.5/10 - Dominican Republic
25. Kong bu fen zi (1986, Edward Yang) - 5/10 - Taiwan
26. Tichá radost (1986, Dusan Hanák) - 5/10 - Slovakia
27. Shekarchi (2010, Rafi Pitts) - 6.5/10 - Iran
28. Mi país imaginario (2022, Patricio Guzmán) - not rated - Chile
29. Vinterbrødre (2017, Hlynur Palmason) - 4/10 - Iceland
30. Iki Safak Arasinda (2021, Selman Nacar) - 6/10 - Turkey
31. Akher Wahed Fina (2016, Ala Eddine Slim) - 5/10 - Tunisia

32. Chac: Dios de la lluvia (1975, Rolando Klein) - 4/10 - Panama
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Chose a Portuguese film for my 20th stop around the world:

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No. 20 also means it's time for a map update:

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Around the world in one month
1. Canada - I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987, Patricia Rozema)
2. Spain - Viridiana (1961, Luis Buñuel)
3. India - Devi (1960, Satyajit Ray)
4. Brazil - Black Orpheus (1959, Marcel Camus)
5. United States - Fall (2022, Scott Mann)
6. Japan - Sanjuro (1962, Kurosawa Akira)
7. China - Xiao wu (1997, Jia Zhangke)
8. United Kingdom - Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960, Karel Reisz)
9. Australia - Charlie's Country (2013, Rolf de Heer)
10. Senegal - Atlantique (2019, Mati Diop)
11. Argentina - La Ciénaga (2001, Lucrecia Martel)
12. Sweden - Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)
13. Italy - Paisan (1946, Roberto Rossellini)
14. France - Breathless (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)
15. Egypt - The Land (1969, Youssef Chahine)
16. Germany - Wood and Water (2021, Jonas Bak)
17. Turkey - Law of the Border (1966, Lufti Akad)
18. Taiwan - Dragon Inn (1967, King Hu)
19. Poland - Corpus Christi (2019, Jan Komasa)
20. Portugal - Porto of My Childhood (2001, Manoel de Oliviera)
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40. Sin Retorno | No Return (Argentina, 2010) 7/10
41. Aurora (Romania, 2010) 6/10
42. Kak ya provyol etim letom | How I Ended This Summer (Russia, 2010) 8.5/10 (l)
43. Finisterrae (Spain, 2010) 7/10
44. Attenberg (Greece, 2010) 6.5/10
45. O Estranho Caso de Angélica | The Strange Case of Angelica (Brazil, 2010) 7.5/10
Passport Stamps
1. A ojos cerrados | With Eyes Shut (Costa Rica, 2010) 6.5/10
2. La vida útil | A Useful Life (Uruguay, 2010) 5.5/10
3. Viva Riva! (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2010) 5.5/10
4. Who Killed Captain Alex? (Uganda, 2010) 3.5/10
5. Kumbukumbu Za Mti Uunguao | Memories of a Burning Tree (Tanzania, 2010) 7/10
6. Soul Boy (Kenya, 2010) 6/10
7. Dimashq ma'a hobee | Damascus with Love (Syria, 2010) 5/10
8. Macherovgaltis | Knifer (Cyprus, 2010) 6/10
9. Un homme qui crie | A Screaming Man (Chad, 2010) 5/10
10. Saurraounia (Mauritania, 1986) 6/10
11. Legacy Black Ops (Nigeria, 2010) 3.5/10
12. Tilva Ros (Serbia, 2010) 7/10
13. Brestskaya krepost | The Brest Fortress (Belarus, 2010) 4.5/10
14. Zero 2 (Lithuania, 2010) 6/10
15. Svet-Ake | The Light Thief (Kyrgyzstan, 2010) 7/10
16. Lost Loves (Cambodia, 2010) 6.5/10
17. Sandcastle (Singapore, 2010) 6/10
18. A Traffic Controller on Crossroads (North Korea, 1986) 4.5/10
19. Inuk (Greenland, 2010) 6/10
20. Children of God (Bahamas, 2010) 4/10
21. Rojtari i Bjeshkëve | The Guardian (Kosovo, 2010) 7/10
22. Golgota Basarabiei (Moldova, 2010) 7/10
23. Another Year (United Kingdom, 2010) 8/10 (l)
24. Les amours imaginaires | Heartbeats (Canada, 2010) 6/10
25. Boy (New Zealand, 2010) 6/10
26. Jean Gentil (Dominican Repbublic, 2010) 7/10
27. Prezít svuj zivot (teorie a praxe) | Surviving Life (Slovakia, 2010) 7/10
28. Les films rêvés | The Dreamed Films (Belgium, 2010) 9/10 (l)
29. Podslon | Shelter (Bulgaria, 2010) 7/10
30. Shi | Poetry (South Korea, 2010) 7.5/10
31. Jutti | Reincarnate (Thailand, 2010) 6.5/10
32. Post Mortem (Chile, 2010) 7/10
33. Kuky se vrací | Kooky (Czechia, 2010) 7.5/10
34. Jutti | The Ditch (Hong Kong, 2010) 6/10
35. Nainsukh (India, 2010) 8/10 (l)
36. Film socialisme (Switzerland, 2010) 6/10
37. Mysteries of Lisbon (Portugual, 2010) 7/10
38. My Joy (Ukraine, 2010) 6/10
39. In a Better World (Denmark, 2010) 7/10
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30 - The Raid (2011) - 8/10 - Indonesia - A small group of elite police officers raid an apartment tower that is under the control of a powerful gang. The raid turns into a trap and they must fight in order to survive. Tons of action in a fairly entertaining film.

31 - Social Decay (1932) - 4/10 - Greece - A pretty dull bit of communist propaganda about a poor university student who drops out to get a job as an actor. He becomes successful, but throws it all away when his girlfriend falls under the influence of a wealthy businessman. This leads to a downward spiral and eventually adopting the communist ways.

32 - Dragus, viata unui sat românesc (1929) - 6/10 - Romania - This is a somewhat interesting documentary about life in a Romanian village.

33 - Sel'kincek /The Swing (1993) - 7/10 - Kyrgyzstan - Life in a small rural town with a seashell, a swing, a mural, and some interesting visuals.

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1 - By the Law (1926) - 8/10 - Russia
2 - Destiny (1921) - 8/10 - Germany
3 - He Who Gets Slapped (1924) - 8.5/10 - United States
4 - The Phantom Carriage (1921) - 8/10 - Sweden
5 - La Aldea Maldita / The Cursed Village (1930) - 7/10 - Spain
6 - Hill of Freedom (2014) - 5/10 - South Korea
7 - Taste of Cherry (1997) - 8/10 - Iran
8 - J'Accuse (1919) - 8.5/10 - France
9 - Satan's Rhapsody (1917) - 6/10 - Italy
10 - Riff-Raff (1991) - 6/10 - England
11 - Yol (1982) - 7/10 - Switzerland
12 - Shall We Dance? (1996) - 7.5/10 - Japan
13 - Takový je život / Such is Life (1930) - 7/10 - Czech Republic
14 - The President (1919) - 7/10 - Denmark
15 - Pyaasa (1957) - 8.5/10 - India
16 - Limite (1931) - 8/10 - Brazil
17 - Ashes and Diamonds (1958) - 7/10 - Poland
18 - Soy Cuba (1964) - 8/10 - Cuba
19 - Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965) - 7.5/10 - Ukraine
20 - Yi Yi (2000) - 9/10 - Taiwan
21 - Wara Wara (1930) - 6.5/10 - Bolivia
22 - Man of Gold (1919) - 6.5/10 - Hungary
23 - War is Hell / Maudite soit la guerre (1914) - 7.5/10 - Belgium
24 - The Dance of the Paroxysms / A Dança dos Paroxismos (1929) - 5/10 - Portugal
25 - Miner's Luck / Rudareva Sreca (1926) - 6/10 - Serbia
26 - Garras de oro (1927) - 6/10 - Colombia
27 - El húsar de la muerte (1925) - 6.5/10 - Chile
28 - Jánošík (1921) - 7/10 - Slovakia
29 - Redes (1936) - 6/10 - Mexico
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Safest form of travel
1. Umirayushchiy lebed (1917, Russia)
2. The Last Colony (2015, Puerto Rico)
3. Unseen Enemy (2017, Congo-Brazzaville)
4. Drive My Car (2021, Japan)
5. Volver (2006, Spain)
6. Invasion (2014, Panama)
7. A Life without Words (2011, Nicaragua)
8. Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist (2022, USA)
9. Brazen Hussies (2020, Australia)
10. Guatemala: Heart of the Mayan World (2019, Uruguay)
11. Napoleon (1927, France)
12. The Man from Nowhere (2010, South Korea)
13. The Pearl (1947, Mexico)
14. Unciviliized (2020, Dominica)
15. Ganga Bruta (1933, Brazil)
16. Pound of Flesh (2015, Canada)
17. Tenet (2020, UK)
Interesting - I liked it. I didn't love it. Was totally complex, but one I'd happily revisit.

18. The Summit (2012, Ireland)
This is a documentary about the deadliest day on the K-2 mountain where 11 people died. This is their story, a recounting of their events, and features footage shot in the moment. As a film, this was in desperate need of a better editor, but it was still an interesting story of a mountain climbing disaster, if you're into that sort of thing.

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19. Benedikt Erlingsson, 2018, 100 min, Iceland
Drones, mass surveillance, media manipulation (i.e. lies), politicians submitted to the economic growth rule, racism, climate change, the race between China and USA to control natural resources, even war in Donetsk (before it was decided to be an affair of the utmost world public interest), all combined in a call for radical action across the streets of Reykjavik and the Icelandic desolate landscape that leaves me doubting if there are solutions to this century. 6/10
A Cinematic Travel Log
1. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND · Forbes, 1961, UK
2. MIDAREGUMO · Naruse, 1967, Japan
3. LE SIGNE DU LION · Rohmer, 1962, France
4. LA MANSIÓN DE LA NIEBLA · Lara Polop, 1972, Spain
5. AVENTURAS DE JUAN QUIN QUIN · García Espinosa, 1967, Cuba
6. UNA RAGAZZA PIUTTOSTO COMPLICATA · Damiani, 1969, Italy
7. HACKERS · Softley, 1995, USA
8. DER PLÖTZLICHE REICHTUM DER ARMEN LEUTE VON KOMBACH · Schlöndorff, 1971, Germany
9. LES PETITES FUGUES · Yersin, 1979, Switzerland
10. CZŁOWIEK NA TORZE · Munk, 1957, Poland
11. MALPERTUIS · Kümel, 1971, Belgium
12. ROOZI KE ZAN SHODAM · Meshkini, 2000, Iran
13. QIVITOQ · Balling, 1956, Denmark
14. TÚPAC AMARU · García Hurtado, 1984, Peru
15. AWDAT AL IBN AL DAL · Chahine, 1976, Egypt
16. RODRIGO D. NO FUTURO · Gaviria, 1990, Colombia
17. CHING SE · Tsui, 1993, Hong Kong
18. SISSI · Marischka, 1955, Austria
19. KONA FER Í STRÍÐ · Erlingsson, 2018, Iceland
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24. O Estranho Caso de Angélica a.k.a. The Strange Case of Angelica -- de Oliveira, 2010 -- 7/10 -- Brazil

This is another of those weird cases -- I've already counted Portugal, but IMDb lists Brazil... I'm actually surprised I didn't hit a "real" Brazilian film earlier in the course of my normal viewing. (I'm also surprised China and Italy haven't crossed my path yet...)
List of previous films
01. Biyaya ng lupa a.k.a. Blessings of the Land -- Silos, 1959 -- 7/10 -- Philippines
02. Krvavá pani a.k.a. The Bloody Lady -- Kubal, 1980 -- 6/10 -- Slovakia
03. Quand la femme s'en mêle a.k.a. When a Woman Meddles -- Allégret, 1957 -- 7/10 -- France
04. Ejercicios de memoria a.k.a. Memory Exercises -- Encina, 2016 -- 7/10 -- Paraguay
05. Four Horsemen -- Ashcroft, 2012 -- 7.5/10 -- United Kingdom
06. Poetic Justice -- Singleton, 1993 -- 6/10 -- United States
07. Arirang -- Kim, 2011 -- 6/10 -- South Korea
08. Pardé a.k.a. Closed Curtain -- Panahi & Partovi, 2013 -- 7/10 -- Iran
09. Cike Nie Yin Niang a.k.a. The Assassin -- Hou, 2015 -- 7/10 -- Taiwan
10. Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari a.k.a. I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians -- Jude, 2018 -- 8/10 -- Romania
11. Historia del miedo a.k.a. History of Fear -- Naishtat, 2014 -- 6/10 -- Argentina
12. Genesis -- Sen, 1986 -- 7/10 -- India
13. Ritânâ a.k.a. Returner -- Yamazaki, 2002 -- 6/10 -- Japan
14. End of the Line -- Devereaux, 2007 -- 4/10 -- Canada
15. Nang nak -- Nimibutr, 1999 -- 6/10 -- Thailand
16. How Harry Became a Tree -- Paskaljevic, 2001 -- 6/10 -- Ireland
17. Goya's Ghosts -- Forman, 2006 -- 6/10 -- Spain
18. Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre a.k.a. Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra -- Chabat, 2002 -- 5/10 -- Germany
19. De Jueves a Domingo a.k.a. Thursday Till Sunday -- Sotomayor Castillo, 2012 -- 7/10 -- Chile
20. Cavalo Dinheiro a.k.a. Horse Money -- Costa, 2014 -- 7/10 -- Portugal
21. Looking for Alibrandi -- Woods, 2000 -- 6.5/10 -- Australia
22. El gran calavera a.k.a. The Great Madcap -- Buñuel, 1949 -- 7/10 -- Mexico
23. Hringurinn a.k.a. The Ring Road -- Friðriksson, 1985 -- 6.5/10 -- Iceland
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01. Mama je ena sama (2014) - Slovenia
02. Elvis (2022) - United States
03. Tizoc (Amor indio) (1957) - Mexico
04. Vampir (2021) - United Kingdom
05. Napapiirin sankarit (2010) - Finland
06. Kapana (2020) - Namibia
07. From Tokyo to the Morava River (2012) - Japan
08. Igra o pamćenju i umiranju (1984) - Serbia
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Hunziker wrote: September 22nd, 2022, 4:17 pm 4. Cycle (2012)
Very hard to review. Something of a puzzle film, with rudimentary yet haunting animation. 7/10
Is that this film - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2251275/reference/ - from Hungary? Looks intriguing if so despite the lowish IMDb score.
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Long live the new flesh!
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