La representación de la realidad

by perceval_jrr | created - 14 Jun 2018 | updated - 15 Jun 2018 | Public

Títulos mencionados en el libro de Bill Nichols

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1. The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)

Approved | 130 min | Drama

A dictatorial film director (Peter Finch) hires an unknown actress (Kim Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Novak, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Selzer

Votes: 1,041

2. Model (1981)

129 min | Documentary

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Director: Frederick Wiseman | Star: Andy Warhol

Votes: 113

3. Streetwise (1984)

91 min | Documentary

Gritty documentary that looks at the lives of teenagers living on the streets of Seattle.

Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Roberta Joseph Hayes, Baby Gramps, Erin Blackwell, Lou Ellen Couch

Votes: 1,488 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Hôtel Terminus (1988)

Unrated | 267 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A documentary about Klaus Barbie, the Gestapo chief of Lyon, and his life after the war.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Klaus Barbie, Claude Lanzmann, Marcel Ophüls, Johannes Schneider-Merck

Votes: 1,193 | Gross: $0.34M

5. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 7,764 | Gross: $0.02M

6. First Contact (1982)

58 min | Documentary

This documentary presents footage of the first contact between the highland tribes of Papua New Guinea, and European explorers. In the 1930s three Australian's, Michael, Daniel and James ... See full summary »

Directors: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly | Stars: Richard Oxenburgh, Daniel Leahy, Mick Leahy, James Taylor

Votes: 178

7. Numéro deux (1975)

88 min | Documentary, Drama

An analysis of the power relations in an ordinary family.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sandrine Battistella, Pierre Oudrey, Alexandre Rignault, Rachel Stefanopoli

Votes: 687

8. Of Great Events and Ordinary People (1979)

65 min | Documentary

A cinéma vérité documentary about the elections in Paris which reflexively inverts in on itself.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Pascal Bonitzer, Jean Baudrillard

Votes: 37

9. Journal inachevé (1982)

50 min | Documentary

A film diary by an exiled Chilean woman adapting to life in Canada with her mother and son.

Director: Marilú Mallet | Stars: Isabel Allende, Marilú Mallet, Nicolas Rubbo

Votes: 16

10. Beloved Country Brazil (1984)

103 min

During the demonstrations asking for the comeback of direct vote in Brazil, in 1984, a journalist interviews people involved with the political events and has an affair with a politician.

Director: Tizuka Yamasaki | Stars: Rômulo Arantes, Débora Bloch, Sônia Braga, Walmor Chagas

Votes: 15

11. Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989)

108 min | Documentary, History, Romance

Trinh T. Minh-ha combines archival footage, text, and interviews to paint portraits of Vietnamese women past and present. She explores the fiction of documentary and the truth of subjective experience and all their inherent contradictions.

Director: T. Minh-ha Trinh

Votes: 124

12. Roses in December (1982)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary

Detailing the rape, torture and murder of four American missionaries in El Salvador by members of the El Salvador National Guard, as well as the subsequent attempts by the government to cover up the story.

Directors: Ana Carrigan, Bernard Stone

Votes: 16

13. The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (1971)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

At a morgue, forensic pathologists conduct autopsies of the corpses assigned.

Director: Stan Brakhage

Votes: 1,343

14. Our Marilyn (1987)

27 min | Short, Documentary

Dramatized short about Canadian Marilyn Bell's attempt to be the first person to swim across Lake Ontario and what it must have felt like, narrated by an unnamed Canadian girl who speaks of... See full summary »

Director: Brenda Longfellow

Votes: 20

16. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (1980)

65 min | Documentary, History, War

Documentary about women working in factories during WWII and resultant loss of jobs after the war. Five women tell their stories. Fascinating clips of racist, sexist propaganda of the era.

Director: Connie Field | Stars: Lola Weixel, Margaret Wright, Lyn Childs, Gladys Belcher

Votes: 262

17. Prelude to War (1942)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, War

The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré

Votes: 1,707

18. The Battle of Russia (1943)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, History, War

Documentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Anthony Veiller, Ion Antonescu, Nikolay Cherkasov, Anthony Eden

Votes: 1,113

19. The Battle of Britain (1943)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, History, War

The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anthony Veiller | Stars: Douglas Bader, Arno Breker, Winston Churchill, Hermann Göring

Votes: 799

20. War Comes to America (1945)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, War

Part VII of the "Why We Fight" series of wartime documentaries. This entry attempts to describe the factors leading up to America's entry into the Second World War.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Dean Acheson, General Bergeret, A.A. Berle, Arno Breker

Votes: 642

21. The Nazis Strike (1943)

Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary, Short, War

The official World War II US government account of Nazi international aggression leading up to the British and French declarations of war.

Directors: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak | Stars: Eduard Benes, Neville Chamberlain, Clementine Churchill, Winston Churchill

Votes: 714

22. The Civil War (1990)

TV-14 | 680 min | Documentary, History, War

A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War.

Stars: David McCullough, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards

Votes: 11,851

23. If You Love This Planet (1982)

26 min | Documentary, Short

An Australian pediatrician gives a speech on the consequences of a nuclear war.

Director: Terre Nash | Stars: Helen Caldicott, Vannevar Bush, Winston Churchill, Leslie Groves

Votes: 116

24. Ways of Seeing (1972– )

30 min | Documentary, Family

John Berger presents his insights on how people see. Through examples of Art History Berger shows how our very sense of sight has been transformed. By discovering why this is so, according ... See full summary »

Stars: John Berger, Anya Bostock, Eva Figes, Jane Kenrick

Votes: 332

25. The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

A film that successfully argued that a man was wrongly convicted for murder by a corrupt justice system in Dallas County, Texas.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Randall Adams, David Ray Harris, Gus Rose, Jackie Johnson

Votes: 20,259 | Gross: $1.21M

26. Far from Poland (1984)

106 min | Documentary

An attempt to cover Poland's Solidarity movement - the first independent labor union in a Soviet-bloc country inspired by the strikes at the Gdansk Shipyard in August 1980 - and its shaping... See full summary »

Director: Jill Godmilow | Stars: Ruth Maleczech, Mark Margolis, Olek Krupa, John Perkins

Votes: 30

27. Nanook of the North (1922)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allegoo

Votes: 9,914

29. Poto and Cabengo (1980)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary

Two young twins in the USA have invented their own shared language. Scientists are wanting to study the language but social workers are trying to get the twins to leave their secret ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Gorin | Star: Jean-Pierre Gorin

Votes: 314

30. Demon Lover Diary (1980)

90 min | Documentary

The film chronicles filmmaker Joel DeMott, significant other/film partner Jeff Kreines and filmmaker Mark Rance as they head to Michigan to make a low budget horror film.

Director: Joel DeMott | Stars: Joel DeMott, Jeff Kreines, Mark Rance, Donald G. Jackson

Votes: 185

31. See You at Mao (1970)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary

Filmed in the UK in 1969, this documentary by Godard and the Dziga Vertov Group represents an analysis of production and the status of women in capitalist society and a speculation about ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Henri Roger

Votes: 403

32. Sans Soleil (1983)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama

A woman narrates the contemplative writings of a seasoned world traveler, focusing on contemporary Japan.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle, Riyoko Ikeda, Charlotte Kerr

Votes: 8,625 | Gross: $0.03M

33. The Accused (1988)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi

Votes: 29,578 | Gross: $32.07M

34. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 372,112 | Gross: $1.59M

36. Lonely Boy (1963)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A documentary chronicling the career of teen singing star Paul Anka (the title is taken from one of his hit songs).

Directors: Wolf Koenig, Roman Kroitor | Stars: Paul Anka, Jules Podell

Votes: 314

37. Rouli-roulant (1966)

16 min | Documentary, Short

A look at skateboarding in Montreal, Canada.

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Charles Denner, Pierre Charpentier, Marc Harvey

Votes: 151

39. ...No Lies (1973)

R | 16 min | Short, Drama

A young filmmaking student turns his camera on a female friend as she gets ready to go out for the night. His questions strip away the young woman's defenses, and soon she reveals her ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Block | Stars: Shelby Leverington, Alec Hirschfeld

Votes: 346

40. David Holzman's Diary (1967)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama

Young filmmaker decides to make a movie of his life.

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: L.M. Kit Carson, Eileen Dietz, Louise Levine, Lorenzo Mans

Votes: 1,309

41. Daughter Rite (1980)

49 min | Documentary

A documentary of a daughter's problematic relationship with her mother.

Director: Michelle Citron | Stars: Victor Penelope, Anne Wilford

Votes: 85

42. Triumph of the Will (1935)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, War

The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann, Martin Bormann

Votes: 14,027

43. Drifters (1929)

49 min | Documentary

A silent documentary film by John Grierson telling the story of Britain's North Sea herring fishery.

Director: John Grierson

Votes: 298

44. Night and Fog (1956)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 15,919

45. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

Votes: 4,495

46. Night Mail (1936)

Approved | 25 min | Short, Documentary

Shows the special train on which mail is sorted, dropped and collected on the run, and delivered in Scotland overnight.

Directors: Harry Watt, Basil Wright | Stars: Arthur Clark, John Grierson, Stuart Legg, Robert Rae

Votes: 1,150

47. Louisiana Story (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Drama

The idyllic life of a young Cajun boy and his pet raccoon is disrupted when the tranquility of the bayou is broken by an oil well drilling near his home.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc, E. Bienvenu, Frank Hardy

Votes: 1,515



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