Luis Buñuel deftly portrays the inner sexual fantasy life of a beautiful Parisian woman in a way that the movies really hadn’t before.
An absolutely essential first-person historical document about one of the worst events in history.
A French masterpiece about upper-class romantic games, played blithely as the world teeters on disaster.
Francois Truffaut’s debut about his own wayward childhood still feels fresh today.
The first film from Sub-Saharan Africa to make a big splash in Europe and the US, its story about the toll of colonization is very relevant even today.