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Mystery Train Jim Jarmusch Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley
The 400 Blows Francis Truffaut A young French boy delves into a life of petty crime
Breathless Jean-Luc Godard A small-time thief, wanted by the authorities, reunites w/ an American journalist and attempts to persuade her to run away w/ him to Italy
Central Station Walter Salles A former school teacher and a young boy search for the father he never knew
Barren Lives Nelson Pereira dos Santos A poor family in the Northeast of Brazil wander the land searching for a better place to live, w/o letting the drought and misery destroy their hopes
The Graduate Mike Nichols A disillusioned young man finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter
The Searchers John Ford A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe
Man on Wire James Marsh Tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers
Persepolis Vincent Paronnaud & Marjane Satrapi A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution
Meshes of the Afternoon Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality
Jaws Steven Spielberg A police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop a gigantic great white shark that threatens their small town beach
Beasts of the Southern Wild Benh Zeitlin Faced w/ her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her bayou community, a child must learn the ways of courage and love
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