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Author: Ernest Mathijs; Xavier Mendik; British Film Institute.
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the British Film Institute, 2011.
Series: BFI screen guides.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide takes cult cinema fanatics and academics alike through the 100 most memorable films, showcasing such diverse hits as The Sound of Music, Edward Scissorhands, and The Gods Must Be Crazy. This guide does not limit readers to cinematic favorites of the general public alone, but instead explores the worlds of such cult sub-genres as Italian cannibal movies and Japanese anime. Including vivid photos of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Mathijs; Xavier Mendik; British Film Institute.
ISBN: 9781844574087 1844574083
OCLC Number: 761020794
Description: vii, 244 p. : ill. (chiefly ill.) ; 20 x 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction ----
2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick, 1968 ---
Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988 ---
Angel of Vengeance, Abel Ferrara, 1981 ---
Bad Taste, Peter Jackson, 1987 ---
Baise-moi, Virginie Despentes, Coralie Trinh Thi, 2000 ---
Begotten, E. Elias Merhige, 1991 ---
Behind the Green Door, Artie Mitchell, Jim Mitchell, 1972 ---
La belle et la bête, Jean Cocteau, 1946 ---
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Russ Meyer, 1970 ---
The Big Lebowski, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1998 ---
Blade Runner, Ridley Scott, 1982 ---
Blue Sunshine, Jeff Lieberman, 1978 ---
Brazil, Terry Gilliam, 1985 ---
Bride of Frankenstein, James Whale, 1935 ---
The Brood, David Cronenberg, 1979 ---
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari, Robert Wiene, 1920 ---
Café Flesh, Stephen Sayadian, 1982 ---
Cannibal Holocaust, Ruggero Deodato, 1979 ---
Casablanca, Michael Curtiz, 1942 ---
Un chien andalou, Luis Bunuel, Salvador Dali,1928 ---
Coffy, Jack Hill, 1973 ---
Daughters of Darkness, Harry Kumel, 1971 ---
Dawn of the Dead, George A. Romero, 1978 ---
Deadly Weapons, Doris Wishman, 1974 ---
Debbie Does Dallas, Jim Clark, 1978 ---
Deep Red, Dario Argento, 1975 ---
Dirty Dancing, Emile Ardolino, 1987 ---
Django, Sergio Corbucci, 1966 ---
Donnie Darko, Richard Kelly, 2001 ---
Don't Torture a Duckling, Lucio Fulci, 1972 ---
Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton, 1990 ---
Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals, Aristide Massaccesi, 1977 ---
Emmanuelle, Just Jaeckin, 1974 ---
Enter the Dragon, Robert Clouse, 1973 ---
Eraserhead, David Lynch, 1977 ---
The Evil Dead, Sam Raimi, 1981 ---
Fight Club, David Fincher, 1999 ---
Flaming Creatures, Jack Smith, 1963 ---
Freak Orlando, Ulrike Ottinger, 1981 ---
Freaks, Tod Browning, 1932 ---
Ginger Snaps, John Fawcett, 2000 ---
The Gods Must Be Crazy, Jamie Uys, 1981 ---
Godzilla, Ishiro Honda, 1954 ---
The Harder They Come, Perry Henzell, 1972 ---
Harold and Maude, Hal Ashby, 1971 ---
Haxan, Benjamin Christensen, 1922 ---
Hellraiser, Clive Barker, 1987 ---
The Holy Mountain, Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973 ---
The House with the Laughing Windows, Pupi Avati, 1976 ---
I Walked with a Zombie, Jacques Tourneur, 1943 ---
Ichi the Killer, Takashi Miike, 2001 ---
In Bruges, Martin McDonagh, 2008 ---
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Don Siegel, 1956 ---
Invocation of My Demon Brother, Kenneth Anger, 1969 ---
It's a Wonderful Life, Frank Capra, 1946 ---
The Killer, John Woo, 1989 ---
Lady Terminator, H. Tjut Djalil, 1988 ---
The Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson, 2001--3 ---
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, George Miller, 1981 ---
Man Bites Dog, Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel, Benoit Poelvoorde, 1992 ---
Manos, the Hands of Fate, Harold P. Warren, 1966 ---
The Masque of the Red Death, Roger Corman, 1964 ---
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, 1975 ---
Near Dark, Kathryn Bigelow, 1987 ---
Nekromantik, Jorg Buttgereit, 1987 ---
Night of the Living Dead, George A. Romero, 1968 ---
Pink Flamingos, John Waters, 1972 ---
Piranha, Joe Dante, 1978 ---
Plan 9 from Outer Space, Ed Wood, Jr, 1959 ---
Re-Animator, Stuart Gordon, 1985 ---
Reefer Madness, Louis Gasnier, 1936 ---
Repo Man, Alex Cox, 1984 ---
Ringu, Hideo Nakata, 1998 ---
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Jim Sharman, 1975 ---
Rome Armed to the Teeth, Umberto Lenzi, 1976 ---
The Room, Tommy Wiseau, 2003 ---
Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom, Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975 ---
She Killed in Ecstasy, Jesus Franco, 1971 ---
Showgirls, Paul Verhoeven, 1995 ---
Soul Vengeance, Jamaa Fanaka, 1975 ---
The Sound of Music, Robert Wise, 1965 ---
Star Wars, George Lucas, 1977--2005 ---
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story, Todd Haynes, 1988 ---
Suspiria, Dario Argento, 1977 ---
Tank Girl, Rachel Talalay, 1995 ---
Tetsuo, Shinya Tsukamoto, 1989 ---
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Tobe Hooper, 1974 ---
This Is Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner, 1984 ---
Thriller: A Cruel Picture, Bo Arne Vibenius, 1974 ---
Thundercrack!, Curt McDowell, 1975 ---
El Topo, Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970 ---
The Toxic Avenger, Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, 1984 ---
Two-Lane Blacktop, Monte Hellman, 1971 ---
Two Thousand Maniacs!, Herschell Gordon Lewis, 1964 ---
The Vanishing, George Sluizer, 1988 ---
Videodrome, David Cronenberg, 1983 ---
The Warriors, Walter Hill, 1979 ---
Witchfinder General, Michael Reeves, 1968 ---
Withnail & I, Bruce Robinson, 1987 ---
The Wizard of Oz, Victor Fleming, 1939.
Series Title: BFI screen guides.
Other Titles: One hundred cult films
Responsibility: Ernest Mathijs & Xavier Mendik.

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An accessible and up to date guide to one hundred of World Cinema's most interesting and influential cult movies. Covering a diverse range of genres and films from 1920 to the present day, this  Read more...
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