Described by some as the “most beautifully filmed movie of all time,” Days of Heaven describes the life of a farm worker and the woman he loves. He convinces her to marry his rich boss in order to have a claim to their vast wealth. The stunning shots and sensitive lighting make this film true visual poetry.
This classic coming-of-age tale is set in the wilderness of Montana. Anyone who has ever wanted to experience the feeling of the wide prairies, golden afternoons on the river, and jagged mountains punching upwards into the endless Western sky, can find them captured here. A moving story, and moving images to go with it.
Lars Von Trier has directed a disturbing psychological horror film with breathtaking visual elements. A grief-stricken couple retreats into the woods after the death of their son, only to degenerate into more violence at the hands of themselves and each other.
While Cartier-Bresson was taking photos in Europe, Ansel Adams was traveling through American nature creating his world-famous body of work. This film is both a story of his life and photographic journey and an appreciation of America’s natural treasures.
Simultaneously violent and touching, this film stars Robert De Niro as Jake La Motta, a boxer whose explosive fighting power leads to an avalanche of physical and psychological destruction outside the ring.
A shy housewife encounters an intriguing new neighbor, inspiring her to begin a photographic career centered on exploring the uncommon corners of society. Not completely historically accurate, but a fascinating story nonetheless.