Anna Magnani, in one of her greatest performances, plays a poor woman that is desperately trying to create a better future for her young daughter. She tries to get her into show business, but instead she is the one that captures the executives’ attention.
Truffaut creates one of cinema’s most famous romantic triangles in this story of Jules and Jim, close friends in love with the same woman. A celebration of artistic ferment and bohemian life in Europe between the wars.
An elderly couple must deal with the wife’s physical and mental decline. Depicting the suffering and sorrow of their daily struggle, Michael Haneke formulates the meaning of true love in a refined and unsentimental way.
Carne and Prevert’s masterpiece about the mime Baptiste whose passion for the beautiful Garance is thwarted by circumstances. A brilliantly detailed picture of Parisian theatre-street life of the 1840s.
A tough guy managing a small circus buys a girl from a poor family and turns her into an object in both his show and his life. Remarkable performances by the entire cast, particularly Giulietta Masina.