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…It’s Time to Mystify (13 Great Films)

In the spirit of Greg’s list from yesterday:

1. Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren, 1943)

2. The Cool World (Shirley Clarke, 1964)

3. Daisies (Věra Chytilová, 1966)

4. Wanda (Barbara Loden, 1970)


5. Mikey and Nicky (Elaine May, 1975)

6. Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, 1976)

7. Harlan County, USA (Barbara Kopple, 1976)

8. Vagabond (Agnès Varda, 1985)

9. Orlando (Sally Potter, 1992)

10. The Portrait of a Lady (Jane Campion, 1996)

11. American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000)

12. Innocence (Lucile Hadzihalilovic, 2004)

13. White Material (Claire Denis, 2009)

  • A. D. Jameson is the author of five books, most recently I FIND YOUR LACK OF FAITH DISTURBING: STAR WARS AND THE TRIUMPH OF GEEK CULTURE and CINEMAPS: AN ATLAS OF 35 GREAT MOVIES (with artist Andrew DeGraff). Last May, he received his Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the Program for Writers at UIC.

6 thoughts on “…It’s Time to Mystify (13 Great Films)

    1. The entirety of India Song is up at YouTube:


      Am I terrible person for not having watched it yet?

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