Audiovisual-gasms

A list of films that puts cinematography and timed auditory/musical cues to the forefront, creating "movie magic" moments in the way they're shot, composed, framed, scored, edited etc. Gorgeous set design. Crafted with finesse. More than just silver-screen placeholders.

(Feature-length only.)

  • Fragile as the World
  • La Notte
  • Change Nothing
  • Uncut Gems
  • Eros + Massacre
  • Passing Through
  • Osmosis
  • Gravity
  • Ad Astra
  • Damnation
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • The Witch
  • Shiver
  • The Man from London
  • Labyrinth of Dreams
  • Pictures of the Old World
  • Day of Despair
  • Ossos
  • Doc's Kingdom
  • In Vanda's Room
  • The Night of Counting the Years
  • The Chess Game of the Wind
  • Blood
  • Elegy to the Visitor from the Revolution
  • Naked Childhood
  • A Woman's Revenge
  • Onibaba
  • First Reformed
  • A New Life
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Demons
  • Ex Machina
  • The Living World
  • Birth
  • Jackie Brown
  • A Woman's Case
  • Kwaidan
  • The Servant
  • Angel's Egg
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
  • The White Ribbon
  • Europa
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • Kuroneko
  • Whiplash
  • La Haine
  • Agatha and the Limitless Readings
  • Death in the Land of Encantos
  • The Mysterious X
  • November
  • Brand Upon the Brain!
  • Mank
  • Malcolm & Marie
  • It Comes at Night
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
  • The Lighthouse
  • Shadows Formless
  • The Elephant Man
  • Devils Bride
  • Mirror
  • The Ceremony
  • The Water Was So Clear
  • NEKO-MIMI
  • Il Posto
  • Mandala
  • Peach Skin
  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Report to Mother
  • Winter Light
  • My Way Home
  • The Ghost of Yotsuya
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Persona
  • Under the Sun of Satan
  • Poem
  • Borderline
  • Few of Us
  • Three Colors: White
  • The Goddess
  • Colossal Youth
  • Gondola
  • Muddy River
  • Singapore Sling
  • Mammame
  • A Heart in Winter
  • Limite
  • Manhattan
  • A Page of Madness
  • 88:88
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance
  • Bandits of Orgosolo
  • Claire's Knee
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Alice in the Cities
  • The Seventh Continent
  • Run Lola Run
  • Santa Sangre
  • Caché
  • Vermilion Souls
  • A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery