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Julian's favorite films

347 films

updated on: 07/05/2021

  • Salomé
  • Michael
  • A Cottage on Dartmoor
  • Fireworks
  • The Human Pyramid
  • At the First Breath of Wind
  • The Mother and the Whore
  • Peace to Us in Our Dreams
  • Yi Yi
  • Femmes femmes
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • L'Avventura
  • Knife in the Water
  • Contempt
  • Rosemary's Baby

Favorite scores (with links)

92 films

link to my favorite track in notes (if available) Sorted by year, then preference multiple composer mentions: Mica Levi (x4)…

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • M
  • It Happened One Night
  • Day of Wrath
  • Black Narcissus

All-time favorite acting performances

181 films

Chronologically Multiple mentions: Charlotte Rampling (x5) Isabelle Huppert (x5) Julianne Moore (x4) Beatrice Dalle (x3) Charlotte Gainsbourg (x3) Chloe Sevigny…

  • Breaking the Waves
  • Dogville
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
  • Melancholia
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • The 4th Man
  • Antonia's Line
  • Instinct
  • In for Treatment
  • Face Value

The best of Dutch cinema

40 films

Since there's so many co-productions nowadays, aside from being produced in The Netherlands, the film has to be either one…

  • The 12 Day Tale of the Monster that Died in 8
  • Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus
  • Amor Fati
  • Birds of America
  • Bottled Songs 1-4
  • Instinct
  • Hellhole
  • Lux Æterna
  • It Must Be Heaven
  • Ouvertures

2021 or....?

252 films

Films in my 2020 and 2019 lists that may be awaiting US distribution

  • Wake Up On Mars
  • She Had a Dream
  • Gorbachev. Heaven
  • The Banality of Grief
  • Objetos Rebeldes


43 films

  • Climax
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Dogville
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse

Films that were made by homosexuals

62 films

When the spirit of faggotry possessed these "straight" directors to make something so gay (spiritually)

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Paradise: Love
  • Wetlands
  • Touch Me Not
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Modern transgressive cinema (2010-)

68 films

Films that still manage to shock, break boundaries, anger and/or disgust by going all the way with their raw and…