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1. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

Not Rated | 202 min | Drama

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A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jan Decorte, Henri Storck, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze

Votes: 5,980 | Gross: $0.02M

2. Porto (2016)

R | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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48 Metascore

Jake and Mati are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.

Director: Gabe Klinger | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas, Paulo Calatré, Françoise Lebrun

Votes: 1,457 | Gross: $0.02M

3. The Meetings of Anna (1978)

128 min | Drama

7.4
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Anna, a detached and diffident director, arrives in Germany to show her latest film; she checks into a hotel, invites a stranger to her bed, and abruptly tells him to leave. He asks her to ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Aurore Clément, Helmut Griem, Magali Noël, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 1,138

4. News from Home (1977)

85 min | Documentary

7.5
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Impersonal but beautiful images of Akerman's life in New York are combined with letters from her loving but manipulative mother, read by Akerman herself.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 1,171

5. Je Tu Il Elle (1974)

86 min | Drama

6.8
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'Je' is a girl voluntarily lock up in a room. 'Tu' is the script. 'Il' is a lorry driver. 'Elle' is the girlfriend.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Niels Arestrup, Claire Wauthion

Votes: 1,504

6. The Captive (2000)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Stanislas Merhar, Sylvie Testud, Olivia Bonamy, Liliane Rovère

Votes: 1,301

7. No Home Movie (2015)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary

6.6
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78 Metascore

Chantal Akerman films her mother, an old woman of Polish origin who is short lifetime, in her apartment in Brussels. For two hours, we will see them eating, chatting and sharing memories, ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Natalia Akerman, Sylvaine Akerman

Votes: 564 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Toute une nuit (1982)

90 min | Drama

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Following over two dozen different people in the almost wordless atmosphere of a dark night in a Brussels town, Akerman examines acception and rejection in the realm of romance.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Aurore Clément, Tchéky Karyo, Angelo Abazoglou, Frank Aendenboom

Votes: 515

9. A Couch in New York (1996)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

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A psychoanalyst in NYC exchanges apartment with a woman in Paris. When his patients show up, they talk to her and then pay. He returns early to NYC and becomes a patient.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Juliette Binoche, William Hurt, Stephanie Buttle, Barbara Garrick

Votes: 1,718

10. Almayer's Folly (2011)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

6.4
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92 Metascore

A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Stanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion, Zac Andianas

Votes: 503

11. Hôtel Monterey (1973)

65 min | Documentary

6.4
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Hotel Monterey is a cheap hotel in New York reserved for the outcasts of American society. Chantal Akerman invites viewers to visit this unusual place as well as the people who live there, from the reception up to the last story.

Director: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 581

12. Night and Day (1991)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

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Jack and Julie live in a bare flat in Paris. At night, Jack drives a taxi while Julie wanders around the city, and in the day they make love. One day Julie meets Joseph, the daytime driver ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Guilaine Londez, Thomas Langmann, François Négret, Nicole Colchat

Votes: 339

13. Seven Women, Seven Sins (1986)

109 min | Drama

6.4
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What constitutes a deadly sin today? Seven of the world's best-known women directors produce their own version of celluloid sin in this omnibus film.

Directors: Chantal Akerman, Maxi Cohen, Valie Export, Laurence Gavron, Bette Gordon, Ulrike Ottinger, Helke Sander | Stars: Michael Dick, Evelyne Didi, Luis Guzmán, Irm Hermann

Votes: 27

14. Tom in America (2014)

17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

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For 50 years, Michael and Betty have been united by one guiding principle: no secrets. But when a provocative Tom of Finland doll triggers Michael's long-buried desires, Betty discovers that secrets have been part of their life all along.

Director: Flavio Alves | Stars: Burt Young, Sally Kirkland, Jacques Mitchell, Alex Kruz

Votes: 295

15. Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (1993– )

61 min | Drama

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Stars: Jackie Berroyer, Élodie Bouchez, Nabil El Bouhairi, Alice Houri

Votes: 62

16. Lest We Forget (1991)

110 min | Drama

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Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean... See full summary »

Directors: Chantal Akerman, René Allio, Denis Amar, Jean Becker, Jane Birkin, Jean-Michel Carré, Patrice Chéreau, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Dominique Dante, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Jacques Doillon, Martine Franck, Gérard Frot-Coutaz, Francis Girod, Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Jean-Loup Hubert, Robert Kramer, Patrice Leconte, Anne-Marie Miéville, Sarah Moon, Philippe Muyl, Michel Piccoli, Alain Resnais, Coline Serreau, Bertrand Tavernier, Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Paul Amar, Robert Badinter, Guy Bedos, Jane Birkin

Votes: 83

17. Tomorrow We Move (2004)

110 min | Comedy

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Charlotte is single. She tries to write erotic books to survive without her mind being in the least absorbed by eroticism or desire.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Aurore Clément, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Natacha Régnier

Votes: 388

18. What Is Cinema? (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History

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Amidst a constant stream of hundreds of film clips, dozens of filmmakers voice their opinions on the titular question while primarily looking beyond the Hollywood mainstream to independent, experimental, documentary and avant-garde films.

Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Robert Altman, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Bresson

Votes: 286

19. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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A televisual memory of cinema, this documentary series about contemporary filmmakers from around the world, created by Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe, is a follow-up to the acclaimed initial series "Filmmakers of our time" (1964-1972).

Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, Claude Chabrol, Luc Moullet

Votes: 80

20. From the East (1993)

107 min | Documentary

7.4
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A look at life in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Natalia Chakhovskaia

Votes: 515

22. Golden Eighties (1986)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

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Three young women at a hair salon all like the son of the clothing store proprietors across the mall. Although Robby is selfish and shallow, he's appealing to Lili, the salon's manager, ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Lio, Pascale Salkin, Delphine Seyrig, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 205

23. She Spent So Many Hours Under the Sun Lamps (1985)

130 min | Drama, Fantasy

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A young film director is turning a movie with his friend Christa (reminds us of the real-life relationship between Garrel and Nico). In the film-within-the-film there are two couples, one ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Mireille Perrier, Jacques Bonnaffé, Anne Wiazemsky, Lou Castel

Votes: 195

24. La chambre (1972)

11 min | Short

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In a 360° circular panoramic shot the camera slowly pans an entire apartment (or house). When it first passes the bedroom there is nobody there but each time it shows the room again Chantal... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 645

25. Birth of a Nation (1997)

85 min | Documentary

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Mekas leads an archival avant-garde, a fast-paced parade of 160 underground film people he captured on film over four decades, described as, "160 portraits or rather appearances, sketches ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Mekas | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Kenneth Anger, Michel Auder, Bruce Baillie

Votes: 61

26. From the Other Side (I) (2002)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.0
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64 Metascore

A documentary look at the fate of Mexicans who cross the border into the United States.

Director: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 218

27. Saute ma ville (1968)

13 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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A young girl shuts herself away in her apartment and goes about her business in a strange way, as she wastes the night in her apartment.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 694

28. On Tour with Pina Bausch (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Music

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Chantal Akerman followed famous Choreographer Pina Bausch and her company of dancers, The Tanzteater Wuppertal, for five weeks while they were on tour in Germany, Italy and France. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Pina Bausch, Chantal Akerman

Votes: 75

29. Paris vu par... 20 ans après (1984)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Film comprised of six vignettes each illustrating one aspect of life in the French capital, each set in a different area of the city.

Directors: Chantal Akerman, Bernard Dubois, Philippe Garrel, Frédéric Mitterrand, Vincent Nordon, Philippe Venault | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Pascale Salkin, Judith Adrien, Christine Boisson

Votes: 40

30. Sud (1999)

71 min | Documentary

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A documentary examining the effect of a man dragged to death on the residents in Jasper, Texas.

Director: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 183

31. J'ai faim, j'ai froid (1984)

12 min | Short

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two girls came to Paris for the first time and they are trying to live.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Pascale Salkin

Votes: 248

32. Shredder (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.7
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Travis, a high school senior, spends his spare moments fiddling around on guitar, writing silly songs to amuse girls. One night, he overhears a virtuoso, and is awakened to the instrument's... See full summary »

Director: Cody Clarke | Stars: Ellie Aaron, Jillene Anzanetta, Emelia Benoit-Lavelle, Hillary Capps

Votes: 23

33. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Dalida, Michel Sardou, Eddy Mitchell

Votes: 12

34. Voyages (1999)

115 min | Drama

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83 Metascore

During a tour of a group of Israeli Jews of Polish origin, the bus in which Riwka is located breaks down between Warsaw and Auschwitz.

Director: Emmanuel Finkiel | Stars: Shulamit Adar, Liliane Rovère, Esther Gorintin, Natan Cogan

Votes: 308 | Gross: $0.00M

35. Down There (2006)

78 min | Documentary

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Akerman spends a month in Tel Aviv, in an apartment by the sea, contemplating her family, her Jewish identity and her childhood.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 91

36. Letters Home (1986)

104 min | Drama

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Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Coralie Seyrig, Delphine Seyrig

Votes: 40

37. Guest (II) (2010)

124 min | Documentary

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Filmmaker Jose Luis Guerin documents his experience during a year of traveling as a guest of film festivals to present his previous film. What emerges is a wonderfully humane and sincere ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Guerín | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Tanja Czichy, Charlotte Dupont, José Luis Guerín

Votes: 100

38. Histoires d'Amérique: Food, Family and Philosophy (1989)

92 min | Drama

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The stories of Jewish immigrants in New York City are told with characteristic humor.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Mark Amitin, Eszter Balint, Kirk Baltz, George Bartenieff

Votes: 59

39. Les années 80 (1983)

82 min | Documentary, Musical

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This is a making of a musical, with Chantal Ackerman behind and in front of the camera.It is mostly a collection of clips, talks, directions, lectures..... with the camera capturing the whole adventure.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Aischa Bentebouche, Katherine Best, François Beukelaers, Daniela Bisconti

Votes: 116

40. Farpões, baldios (2017)

25 min | Short

5.8
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Director: Marta Mateus | Stars: Francisco Barbeiro, Gonçalo Prudêncio, José Codices, Maria Catarina Sapata

Votes: 50

41. Autour de Jeanne Dielman (1975)

78 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Sami Frey | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Babette Mangolte, Delphine Seyrig

Votes: 19

42. Ciné regards (1978–1981)

30 min | Documentary

6.0
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Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Yannick Bellon, Isabelle Huppert, Marlène Jobert

Votes: 6

43. I Don't Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman (2015)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary

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70 Metascore

I DON'T BELONG ANYWHERE: THE CINEMA OF CHANTAL AKERMAN explores some of the Belgian filmmaker's 40 plus films, and from Brussels to Tel Aviv, from Paris to New York, it charts the sites of ... See full summary »

Director: Marianne Lambert | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Gus Van Sant

Votes: 151

44. Le cercle de minuit (1992– )

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Stars: Laure Adler, Michel Field, Thierry Jousse, Philippe Sollers

45. L'homme à la valise (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Jean-Claude Brisson, Jeffrey Kime, Jérôme Lévy

Votes: 58

46. Les ministères de l'art (1989 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Juliet Berto, Leos Carax, Jacques Doillon

Votes: 15

47. Family Business: Chantal Akerman Speaks About Film (1984 TV Short)

18 min | Short

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Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Aurore Clément, Colleen Camp

Votes: 31

48. The Camera: Je or La Camera: I (1977)

88 min

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A subjective account of the act of making still photographs.

Director: Babette Mangolte | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Lucinda Childs, Kim Ginsberg, Epp Kotkas

Votes: 5

49. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki, along with Peter Von Bagh.

Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 69

50. 5% de risque (1980)

95 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Jean Pourtalé | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Aurore Clément, Pierre Michaël

Votes: 23



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