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  12 Angry men (Henry Fonda) based on the play

  12 Angry men (Russian version) based "loosely" on the American original

  A beautiful mind (2001) Russel Crowe

  A Clockwork orange (1971) - (Stanley Kubrick)

 
A Cry in the day (1988) Australia (Meryl Streep, Sam Neill)

 
A Dry white season (1989) - (Donald Sutherland)

 
A Dolls House (1973) Henrik Ibsen - (Norwegian rendition)

  A Dolls House (1973) Henrik Ibsen - (Anthony Hopkins rendition)

 
A Dolls House (1973) Henrik Ibsen - (Jane Fonda rendition)

 
A Dolls House (1973) Fassbinder (Director) - "Nora Helmer"  (German rendition)

  A Man for all Seasons (1966) Paul Scofield

  A passage to India (1984) (Mr. David Lean, Director)

  A Separation (Iran - 2011) ( Mr. Asghar Farhadi Director)

  A woman in Berlin (2008) Ms. Nina Hoss

  Absence of Malice (Mr Paul Newman, Ms Sally Field)

  Along for the ride (2000) with Ms. Melanie Griffith

  Breaker Morant (1980) Directed by Bruce Beresford

  Beau-père (1981) Bertrand Blier

  Being there (1979) Peter Sellers

 
Beirut (2018) (from the creators of the popular "Jason Bourne" Series)

  Geboren (Born) in Absurdistan (Austria 1999)

  Carrington (1995) Ms. Emma Thompson 

 
Changing Times  (2004) (Les temps qui changent)

 
Children of Heaven (Iran 1997) Directed by Majid Majidi  

  Body Heat (1981) William Hurt, Kathleen Turner

  Caligula (1979) Malcom McDowell

  Das Boot (1981) Directed by Wolfgang Petersen

  Death of a Salesman (1985) Dustin Hoffman

  Deathtrap (1982) Michael Caine Ms. Dyan Cannon

 
Dons Party Directed by Mr. Bruce Beresford

 
Downfall (Der Untergang) Germany, 2004

  El Norte (1983) (A look at illegal immigration from the South)

  Evelyn (2002) Pierce Brosnan

  Evil (Ondskan) (2003) (Sweden) Best movie Oscars nominated

 
Fading Gigolo (2013) John Turturro

  
Far from Heaven (2002) Ms. Julianne Moore

 
For my Father (Israel 2008) Ms. Hili Yalon - a kanopy.com "staff pick"

 
Fiddler on the roof (1971) Norman Jewison

  Gallipoli (1981) Directed by Mr. Peter Weir

 
Gandhi (1982) Directed by Sir Richard Attenborough

  
Germany Pale Mother (1982)

 
GlenGarry Glen Ross (1992) Al Pacino - Pullizter Prize winner!

  Good evening Ms. Wallenberg (1990) Sweden

  Grease (1978) Ms. Olivia Newton John  Mr. John Travolta

  Habemus Papam "We have a Pope" (2011) Ms. Margherita Buy

 
Herzsprung (Germany 1992) - a kanopy.com "staff pick"

  
Imagining Argentina (2003) Emma Thompson, Antonio Banderas

 
Indignation (2016) USA

 
Inherit the wind (1960) Spencer Tracy Donna Anderson

  Jerichow (2008) Germany!

  Kavanagh QC (1995-2001) Television Series with Sir John Thaw

  Kadosh (Israel 1992) Directed by Amos Gitai

  King of Devil's Island (2010) (Norway) Stellan Skarsgård

 
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Mr. Peter O'Toole

  La Cage aux folles (1978)  English subtitles

 
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981) Based on novel by D.H. Lawrence

  Le Survenant (Written by Erik Canuel) 

  Le Passe (The Past) (2013 - French with subtitles) - another kanopy.com "staff pick" 
  
  La Stazione (The Station) Sergio Rubini Director  

 
Life is beautiful (La vita e bella) (1997) Roberto Benigni

 
Lolita (Ms. Melanie Griffith Ms. Domenique Swain) Jeremy Irons


  Mansfield Park (1999) Jane Austen (features Ms. Lindsay Duncan)

  
Mary Poppins (1964) Ms. Julie Andrews Dick Van Dyke

  Mindenki (aka "Sing") Oscar winner from Hungary (2016 Short film - kanopy.com)

  Mississippi Burning (1988) Mr. Gene Hackman


 
Mother of Mine (Sweden/Finland) (2005) (a greatest staff pick at kanopy.com)

  Murder on the Orient Express (2010 - Made for TV version)

 
My dinner with Andre (1981)


  My father, my Lord (Israel 2007)
  

  Nowhere in Africa (Germany) (2001) Academy award Winner - Best Picture


  Of Gods and Men (2010) France

  One fine day (1996) Michelle Pfeiffer George Clooney

  Oxen (The Ox - Sweden, 1991 Sven Nykvist)

  Polish Wedding (1998) Claine Danes, Gabriel Byrne

  Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen -1995) Ms. Jennifer Ehle - Colin Firth

  Reds (Directed by Warren Beatty, also with Diane Keaton)
 
  Rob Roy (1995) Ms. Jessica Lange
  
  Rope (1948) Alfred Hitchcock (Jimmy Stewart)

  Sami Blood (2016) Sweden subtitles

  
Saturday Night Fever (1977) John Travolta Ms. Karen Lynn Gorney

  Scarface (1983) Mr. Al Pacino Ms. Michelle Pfeiffer

  Sense and sensibility (1995) Ms. Emma Thompson, Mr. Hugh Grant

  Sleuth (1973) Michael Caine Sir Lawrence Olivier

 
Song for a Raggy Boy (Ireland Film Board) 


  SS-GB (BBC Televsion Series based on German occupied Britain) (2018)

 
Stander (2003) South African apartheid era setting

  Spielzeugland (Toyland) (Oscar winner from Germany) (2007 - kanopy.com pick)

  Tall Guy (1989) Emma Thompson, Jeff Goldblum

 
The accidental tourist (1988) Mr. William Hurt, Ms. Kathleen Turner

  The Apple (Iran) Samira Makhmalbaf Director

  The Black book (2006) Holland (The Netherlands)

  The Black Windmill (1974) Michael Caine with Ms Delphine Seyrig

  The Day of the Jackal (1973) written by  Fredrick Forsyth

  The Dinner (I nostri ragazzi - Italy 2016) - another kanopy.com "staff pick" discovery

  The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) Ms. Michelle Pfeiffers (1989) Ms. Michelle Pfeiffer

  The Four feathers (2002)

  The Godfather Trilogy  Mr. Al Pacino Ms. Diane Keaton  

  The House of games (1987) Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna

 
The Insult (Arabic with subtitles) (2017) (Oscar Nominee for best foreign Picture)

  The Last days of Disco (1998) Chloe Sevigny Kate Beckinsale

  The Last King of Scotland (2006) Ms. Gillian Anderson

  The Long good friday (1979) Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren

  The Planet of the apes (1968) 

 
The Pianist (2002) Roman Polanski Director 

 
The Pope of Greenwich village (1984) Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah

 
The Red Violin (1998) (Greta Scacchi)  

 
The Remains of the Day - Emma Thompson Anthony Hopkins 

  The Return of Martin Guerre (1982) Gerard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye

  The Russia House (1990) Michelle Pfeiffer Sean Connery

  The Salesman (Forushande) Iran, (2016) Best foreign movie - Oscar winner

  The Sound of Music (1965) Julie Andrews

  The Sting (1973) Robert Redford, Paul Newman 

  The Untouchables (1987) Sean Connery Kevin Costner 

  The Verdict (1982) Mr. Paul Newman

  The White Massai (2005) Germany

  The White Ribbon (2009) Germany

  Tin Men (1987) Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito

  Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

  Victor Victoria (Ms. Julie Andrews, Robert Preston)

 
Wall Street (1987) Michael Douglas Daryl Hannah

  White Material (2009) Ms. Isabelle Huppert

 
White Mischief (1988) Ms. Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance

  Witness for the prosecution (1957) Marlene Dietrich
  
  Wallander (Television Series 2005-2006) (Sweden)

  When a man loves a woman (Ms. Meg Ryan, Andy Garcia)

 
Witness (1985) Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis




  Documentaries:

  Conversation regarding Iraq war (posted at kanopy.com for on-line viewing)

 
Professionally produced Documentary on the Psychiatric Industry

  Mein Kampf - The Ascent of evil - Documentary on Hitler (kanopy.com)


  Pornland - A documentary on the Porn Industry by British activist Gail Dines

  South Africa - Beyond Apartheid - Staff picked Documentary at kanopy.com

   I am not your Negro (Samuel Jackson narrated) 2016 Documentary - kanopy.com

   Too Black to be French (2015) Documentary - kanopy.com staff pick

   Mugabe and the White South Africans (PBS) kanopy.com offering

   The Clintons - An American Odyssey - Documentary released onto DVD

   The invasion of Europe by mass migration - by "Politically incorrect Europe"


Michael Rizzo Chessman
www.eurocoalition.com


many many more movie listings to come - please stay tuned!