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  • Come and See
  • Solaris
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • The Victors

    ★★★½

  • The Sorrow and the Pity

    ★★★★

  • The Promised Land

    ★★★★★

  • Fresh

    ★★★½

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  • The Victors

    The Victors

    This movie follows a group of American soldiers through different European battlefields in World War II: Italy, France, Belgium, Germany. It is composed of several short stories that share the same theme and characters, divided by sequences of actual newsreels from the war. This creates a very strong contrast between the stories served to the movie theater audiences at home in which the soldiers were portrayed as optimistic heroes and the dark reality: brutal conditions, exhaustion, depression, futility, sexual exploitation,…

  • The Sorrow and the Pity

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    This two-part documentary analyzes the occupation of France in World War II through the example of a city with a population of approximately 100,000 people. The spirit of the time is quite well conveyed with the use of archive materials, as well as interviews with members of the resistance movement, collaborators with the occupying forces, and German soldiers who participated in the occupation. Everyone is given the space to express their views and explain the logic that guided them during…

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  • Wasted Youth

    Wasted Youth

    Two parallel stories are developed in the course of one day in the streets of Athens, capital of Greece, which is deeply shaken by the world financial crisis and the economic collapse of the country that can be felt at every step, and in every conversation. Harris is a teenager who hangs around with friends, skateboards, goes to parties, drinks and chases girls, and all that is, of course, more important to him than finding a summer job. Vasilis is…

  • Convoy

    Convoy

    After the incident with the police in Arizona, a group of truck drivers flee across the state border to New Mexico, where they are joined by a large number of colleagues in support and solidarity. Truckers form a protest convoy that succeeds in drawing attention to the police harassment and other problems they face. The movie was made during the peak of independent truckers culture in the United States. After the film's release, thousands of independent truck drivers went on strike and participated in violent protests during the 1979 energy crisis.