M (1931)

M (1931)

In 1920s Berlin, the police department and criminal underworld attempt to find, capture, and remove from society a serial killer of young girls. Medium: Film Writer(s): Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang Director: Fritz Lang Production Co.(s): Nero-Film AG Adapted from:...
The Battleship Potemkin (1925)

The Battleship Potemkin (1925)

A mutiny aboard a Russian battleship leads to events that stoke public anger and advance the likelihood of Communist revolution against the tsarist regime. Medium: Film Writer(s): Nina Agadzhanova Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein Production Co.(s): Goskino The Story on...
The Bicycle Thief (1948)

The Bicycle Thief (1948)

In the aftermath of World War II, a young Italian family man attempts to recover a stolen bicycle that represents his only hope to escape from long-term unemployment. Medium: Film Writer(s): Cesare Zavattini, Suso D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo...
Variety Lights (1950)

Variety Lights (1950)

An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano Director: Federico Fellini, Alberto...
Black Book (2006)

Black Book (2006)

As World War II nears its end, a young Dutch Jewess attempts to survive amidst the cruelty of the Nazi occupation in its waning months. Medium: Film Writer(s): Gerard Soeteman, Paul Verhoeven Director: Paul Verhoeven Production Co.(s): Fu Works, Egoli Tossell Film,...