Balder Strååt

Balder Strååt
Helsingborg, Sweden
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I am by no means nearly informed enough to contribute with a truly substantial list. Having said that, these are all pretty amazing films. One per director. Roughly ordered. Shame about the full length only rule, since I love many short films. I can still understand the rule somewhat, I guess.

Whisper of the Heart (Kondō, 1995)
Pastoral: To Die in the Country (Terayama, 1974)
The Man Who Sleeps (Queysanne, 1974)
Moving (Sômai, 1993)
With the Girl of Black Soil (Soo-il, 2007)
House (Obayashi, 1977)
Peppermint Candy (Chang-Dong, 1999)
The Eve of Ivan Kupalo (Ilyenko, 1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
The Seventh Continent (Haneke, 1989)

Mind Game (Masaaki, 2004)
You, The Living (Andersson, 2007)
Son of the White Mare (Jankovics, 1982)
Sleeping Man (Oguri, 1996)
Daisies (Chytilová, 1966)
The Taste of Tea (Ishii, 2004)
The Fall of the House of Usher (Epstein, 1928)
Birds, Orphans and Fools (Jakubisko, 1969)
Come and See (Klimov, 1985)
The Ballad of Narayama (Kinoshita, 1958)

The Phantom Carriage (Sjöström, 1921)
Diaries, Notes & Sketches (Mekas, 1969)
The End of Evangelion (Anno, 1997)
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (Forbes, 1964)
Play Time (Tati, 1967)
Satan Tango (Tarr, 1994)
A Page of Madness (Kinugasa, 1926)
The Hole (Ming-Liang, 1998)
Only Yesterday (Takahata, 1991)
Russian Ark (Sokurov, 2002)

Harakiri (Kobayashi, 1962)
A Tale of the Wind (Ivens, 1988)
Blissfully Yours (Weerasethakul, 2002)
Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (Hani, 1968)
Happy End (Lipský, 1967)
Eureka (Aoyama, 2000)
Duck Soup (McCarey, 1933)
The Cassandra Cat (Jasný, 1963)
Eraserhead (Lynch, 1977)
The Cremator (Herz, 1969)

Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954)
The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (Greenaway, 1989)
Persona (Bergman, 1966)
I Stand Alone (Noé, 1998)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (Murnau, 1927)
Andrei Rublev (Takovsky, 1966)
Sweet Movie (Makavejev, 1974)
The New Land (Troell, 1972)
Hospital (Wiseman, 1970)
Week-End (Godard, 1967)

Belladonna of Sadness (Yamamoto, 1973)
Woman of the Lake (Yoshida, 1966)
The Angel (Bokanowski, 1982)
Early Spring (Ozu, 1956)
Crumb (Zwigoff, 1994)
Silence has no Wings (Kuroki, 1966)
Amarcord (Fellini, 1973)
Blessing Bell (Tanaka, 2002)
Four Nights of a Dreamer (Bresson, 1971)
Forest of Bliss (Gardner, 1986)

A Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes, 1974)
The Word (Dreyer, 1955)
The Story of the Fox (Starewicz, 1937)
Who’s That Singing Over There (Šijan, 1980)
Airplane! (Abrahams, 1980)
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Hosoda, 2006)
The Bed You Sleep In (Jost, 1993)
Red Beard (Kurosawa, 1965)
City of Pirates (Ruiz, 1984)
Angel’s Egg (Oshii, 1985)

Drifting Clouds (Kaurismäki, 1996)
The Thief and the Cobbler (Williams, 1993)
Sunless (Marker, 1983)
The Hart of London (Chambers, 1970)
The Bird People in China (Miike, 1998)
Humanity (Dumont, 1999)
My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki, 1988)
Tale of Cinema (Sang-soo, 2005)
Wedding Trough (Zéno, 1975)
Maborosi (Koreeda, 1995)

Dog Star Man (Brakhage, 1964)
Zazie in the Subway (Malle, 1960)
The Fifth Seal (Fábri, 1976)
All About Lily Chou-Chou (Iwai, 2001)
Song of the Little Road (Ray, 1955)
Cat City (Ternovszky, 1986)
The Asthenic Syndrome (Muratova, 1989)
Julien Donkey-Boy (Korine, 1999)
Camel(s) (Ki-Yong, 2002)
Rat-Trap (Gopalakrishnan, 1981)

The Young Girls of Rochefort (Demy, 1967)
Barton Fink (Coen, 1991)
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (Burton, 1985)
The Cameraman (Sedgwick, 1928)
Last Year at Marienbad (Resnais, 1961)
Platform (Zhangke, 2000)
F For Fake (Welles, 1973)
The Burmese Harp (Ichikawa, 1956)
Chronicle of a Summer (Rouch, 1961)
Fireworks (Kitano, 1997)