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13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol Screen Tests 13 Most Beautiful... Songs for Andy Warhol Screen Tests
What's probably the most fascinating aspect of this project, beside the screen tests themselves and the impressive ensemble of iconic figures they feature, is that Andy Warhol never intended to produce them as a work of art.

American Gothic American Gothic
Directed by photographer Carlos Batts, American Gothic offers a surreal and gothic take on Grant Wood's eponymous painting.

The Blackout The Blackout
An Abel Ferrara Film. The Blackout begins as an ordinary love story between an actor (a Hollywood type hunk) and an actress. This apparent simplicity is quickly ousted.

The Brown Bunny The Brown Bunny
Five years after Buffalo 66, his first very successful and very promising full-length film, Vincent Gallo returns with the notorious Brown Bunny.

Blood for Dracula Blood for Dracula
Produced by Andy Warhol and co-directed by Paul Morrissey, Blood for Dracula is a strange mixture of horror and eroticism based on social criticism.

Cecil B Demented Cecil B Demented
Cecil B Demented makes terrorist cinema. And that's exactly what John Waters does through his main character's film in the film.

The Cell The Cell
Though The Cell has a conventional framework in terms of the "serial killer" genre to which it belongs, it is only to reinforce the importance of the psychological scenes that use surrealism.

With CQ, Roman Coppola offers a charming ode to 60's sci-fi films and a light satire of a European cinema in transition.

Death Bed - The Bed That Eats Death Bed - The Bed That Eats
Shot on a shoe-string budget, this little horror film that was never released has become an object of cult for a small group of followers, thanks to a pirated copy that has been circulated in the UK since the 80's.

The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
Released in 1980, Julian Temple's cult mockumentary retraces the story of the Sex Pistols from the point of view of their notorious manager, Malcolm McLaren.

Grindhouse: Death Proof Grindhouse: Death Proof
An adrenaline-driven homage to road films and a testament to the films of directors like John Hough and Monte Hellman.

Hamlet Hamlet
More than a modern, urban update on the classic, Hamlet is hi-tech, post-postmodern, and independent. It’s no small feat to mesh ultra modern with one of the English language's most revered plays, but Almereyda succeeds.

Memento Memento
If Sundance has lost the independent spirit that made its reputation, instead falling prey to large studios in search of low cost, nevertheless each year the festival unveils new filmmakers of singular works. So this year the festival must be thanked for placing Christopher Nolan's Memento in the projection room, a film made unique by his reverse montage and the cerebral exercise he provokes in the audience.

Mulholland Drive Mulholland Drive
Contrasting with the long undeviating lines of The Straight Story, Mulholland Drive is a tortuous road perched on the hills of Los Angeles that is the theater of a series of mysterious crimes. The perfect setting to mark the return of David Lynch with an ambitious and bewitching film that proves to be a major event this year.

Pig Pig
Born of the tortured sprit of Rozz Williams, the deceased singer of Gothic group Christian Death, Pig is a deranged and surrealist short film that examines the ritual of a serial killer.

R Xmas R Xmas
In R Xmas, a corrupt Christmas tale in which bare narrative and settings flirt with a documentary, Abel Ferrara focuses on an unholy trinity, a wealthy and good-looking family living off of a lucrative drug-dealing business.

Requiem for a Dream Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream takes a raw look at the lives of four addicts and how their addictions fuel their own delusion as well as the depths to which they will degrade themselves to realize the unattainable. From the director of Pi.

Tales from the Gimli Hospital Tales from the Gimli Hospital
Directed by Canadian cult filmmaker Guy Maddin, Tales from the Gimli Hospital is a surrealist, iconoclastic film where 1920's cinema meets a strange universe reminiscent of other cinematic UFO's like Eraserhead.

Timecode Timecode
Innovative and experimental, Timecode is the first film shot entirely in "split screen", a process where the screen, divided into four parts, makes it possible to follow four different narratives simultaneously.

Treasure Island Treasure Island
Winner of the 1999 Sundance Jury Prize, Treasure Island is an innovative and provocative film that cannot leave the spectator indifferent.

The Warriors The Warriors
The Warriors quickly gained cult status for its violence as well as for the riots that erupted between rival gangs during the screenings.

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