myth of sisyphus

films that have something in common with the myth of sisyphus – futile and hopeless labor; useless struggles; absurd situations without hope; no possible escape; monotonous and pointless projects; an endless task; eternal return and neverending stories. the human condition in a godless world.
"The struggle itself is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy." - Albert Camus

  • Palm Springs
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Modern Times
  • Groundhog Day
  • Triangle
  • The Wages of Fear
  • Sorcerer
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Chinatown
  • Taxi Driver
  • Memento
  • A Serious Man
  • Run Lola Run
  • Moon
  • Metropolis
  • Man on Wire
  • The Swimmer
  • Lost Highway
  • After Hours
  • Good Time
  • Uncut Gems
  • Mr. Nobody
  • The Trial
  • The Stranger
  • The Truman Show
  • Stranger Than Fiction
  • Eraserhead
  • The Wrestler
  • Timecrimes
  • Being John Malkovich
  • La Jetée
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Vertigo
  • The Mission
  • Paths of Glory
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Ikiru
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • The Green Knight
  • Oslo, August 31st
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Last American Virgin
  • Millennium Actress
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Burning
  • First Reformed
  • Night Moves
  • La Haine
  • Anomalisa
  • Zama
  • La Ciénaga
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Brazil
  • 3-Iron
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Catch-22
  • Coherence
  • MouseHunt
  • Silent Running
  • Son of Saul
  • We're the Millers
  • When a Woman Ascends the Stairs