This moody, poetic film from Terrence Malick is about a hot-tempered farm laborer who convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. (Terence Malick; USA; 1978; 94 min) Picked by: Chris Smalley, Director of operations.
Essential Cinema: All Seats $2 Set in a small Italian coastal village during the time of fascism, this Oscar winner is a loose collection of Fellini's boyhood memories and fantasies framed by the seasons.
A visual feast, this Soviet art film was acclaimed for its non-linear blending of history, poetry, and Armenian folklore. It was not seen internationally until 1977. (Sergei Paradjanov; Soviet Union; 1969; 90 min)
An Italian sci-fi/horror flick, the low-budget aesthetics and general cheesy vibe of the film have made it a cult favorite of bad-movie fans and websites such as badmovies.org. Lots of laughs! (Antonio Margheriti; Italy; 1965; 93 min) Picked by: Mike Prosser, Exhibition staff.