Palme d’Or winners

Parasite

Parasite

Parasite
IMDb: 8.6
132 min

All unemployed, Ki-taek\'s family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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Shoplifters

Shoplifters

Shoplifters
IMDb: 7.9
121 min

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.

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The Square

The Square

The Square
IMDb: 7.2
151 min

A prestigious Stockholm museum\'s chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

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I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

Dheepan

Dheepan

Dheepan
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

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Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep
IMDb: 8.1
196 min

Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing Aydin to flee…

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Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color
IMDb: 7.7
180 min

Adèle\'s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.

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Love (Amour)

Love (Amour)

Love (Amour)
IMDb: 7.9
127 min

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple\'s bond of love is severely tested.

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The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life
IMDb: 6.8
139 min

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
IMDb: 6.7
114

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave—the birthplace of his first life.

The White Ribbon

The White Ribbon

The White Ribbon
IMDb: 7.8
144 min

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

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The Class

The Class

The Class
IMDb: 7.5
128 min

Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
IMDb: 7.9
114 min

Two college roommates have 24 hours to make the ultimate choice as they finalize arrangements for a black market abortion.

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley
IMDb: 7.5
124 min

In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O\'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend\'s farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in the Irish Republican Army, but political events are soon set in motion that tear the brothers apart.

The Child

The Child

The Child
IMDb: 7.4
95

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.

Fahrenheit 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11
IMDb: 7.5
122 min

Michael Moore\'s view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: 7.2
82 min

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.

The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
IMDb: 8.5
150 min

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman\'s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

The Son’s Room

The Son’s Room

The Son’s Room
IMDb: 7.3
99

A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark
IMDb: 8.0
140 min

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life\'s troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

Rosetta

Rosetta

Rosetta
IMDb: 7.5
95 min

Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.

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Eternity and a Day

Eternity and a Day

Eternity and a Day
IMDb: 7.9
137

Alexander, a famous writer, is very ill and has only a few days to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania. Alexander then takes the boy home.

Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry
IMDb: 7.7
99

A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii meets with numerous people, including a Muslim student, asking them to take on the job, but initially he has little luck. Eventually, Badii finds a man who is up for the task because he needs the money, but his new associate soon tries to talk him out of committing suicide.

The Eel

The Eel

The Eel
IMDb: 7.4
117

White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a barber in prison) and talks almost to no-one except for the eel he "befriended" in prison. One day he finds the unconscious body of Keiko, who attempted suicide and reminds him of his wife. She starts to work at his shop, but he doesn't let her become close to him.

Secrets & Lies

Secrets & Lies

Secrets & Lies
IMDb: 8.0
142 min

A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone\'s secrets are exposed.

Underground

Underground

Underground
IMDb: 8.1
170 min

Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko\'s surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually abandons Blacky and steals his girlfriend. After a lengthy stay in a below-ground shelter, the couple reemerges during the Yugoslavian Civil War of the 1990s as Marko realizes that the situation is ripe for exploitation.

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
IMDb: 8.9
154 min

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster\'s moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

Farewell My Concubine

Farewell My Concubine

Farewell My Concubine
IMDb: 8.1
166

Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled "Farewell My Concubine" that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou marries Juxian, Doutzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo's explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.

The Piano

The Piano

The Piano
IMDb: 7.6
121 min

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

The Best Intentions

The Best Intentions

The Best Intentions
IMDb: 7.8
182

The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few years Anna can't stand living in the rural county with the uncouth people. She returns to Uppsala, Henrik stays in the north.

Barton Fink

Barton Fink

Barton Fink
IMDb: 7.7
116 min

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Wild At Heart

Wild At Heart

Wild At Heart
IMDb: 7.2
124 min

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula\'s mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Sex, Lies, and Videotape
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

A sexually repressed woman\'s husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror
IMDb: 7.8
157 min

The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest form of life. Pelle starts to speak Danish but is still harassed as a foreigner. But none of them wants to give up their dream of finding a better life than the life they left in Sweden.

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Under the Sun of Satan

Under the Sun of Satan

Under the Sun of Satan
IMDb: 6.8
93

Satan tempts Father Dossignan, who is trying to save the soul of a young girl who killed one of her lovers.

The Mission

The Mission

The Mission
IMDb: 7.4
126 min

When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.

When Father Was Away on Business

When Father Was Away on Business

When Father Was Away on Business
IMDb: 7.8
136

Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested unfortunates. His family is now forced to cope with the situation and wait for his release from prison.

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas
IMDb: 8.1
145 min

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama
IMDb: 7.9
130

In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the mountain. But first she must make sure that her eldest son Tatsuhei finds a wife.

The Road

The Road

The Road
IMDb: 8.1
124

When five Kurdish prisoners are granted one week's home leave, they find to their dismay that they face continued oppression outside of prison from their families, the culture, and the government.