School of a Poet

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…a true artist, the one that sticks to the truth.

This list is to record the progress of the project, which I’ve titled “School of a Poet”… to watch every film that Andrei Tarkovsky listed in his lectures as mandatory viewing for the students.

No rules nor time limits. I’ll watch the unwatched and rewatch the watched… in no specific order (the numbers are just labels).

In an interview about the formal (film school) education of film directors:

You can’t teach a person the Art of cinematography any more than you can teach him to be a poet! The profession as such can be taught in a couple of months. Piano-playing has to be taught by someone, whereas…

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  • Un Chien Andalou

    1

  • L'Âge d'Or

    2

  • The Young and the Damned

    3

  • Viridiana

    4

  • The Exterminating Angel

    5

  • Belle de Jour

    6

  • Land Without Bread

    7

  • Diary of a Chambermaid

    8

  • Nazarin

    9

  • Diary of a Country Priest

    10

  • A Man Escaped

    11

  • Pickpocket

    12

  • The Trial of Joan of Arc

    13

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    14

  • Mouchette

    15

  • A Gentle Woman

    16

  • The Devil, Probably

    17

  • Summer with Monika

    18

  • Sawdust and Tinsel

    19

  • The Seventh Seal

    20

  • Wild Strawberries

    21

  • The Virgin Spring

    22

  • The Devil's Eye

    23

  • Face to Face

    24

  • Winter Light

    25

  • The Silence

    26

  • Persona

    27

  • Shame

    28

  • The Passion of Anna

    29

  • Cries and Whispers

    30

  • Hour of the Wolf

    31

  • Scenes from a Marriage

    32

  • The Serpent's Egg

    33

  • Accattone

    34

  • The Gospel According to Matthew

    35

  • La Strada

    36

  • Juliet of the Spirits

    37

  • 8½

    38

  • Fellini Satyricon

    39

  • The Clowns

    40

  • Amarcord

    41

  • Fellini's Casanova

    42

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    43

  • Je T'Aime, Je T'Aime

    44

  • Ugetsu

    45

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    46

  • Rashomon

    47

  • Seven Samurai

    48

  • Ikiru

    49

  • Woman in the Dunes

    50

  • The Birds

    51

  • Psycho

    52

  • The Rules of the Game

    53

  • Grand Illusion

    54

  • Breathless

    55

  • Le Petit Soldat

    56

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    57

  • Vampyr

    58

  • L'Avventura

    59

  • La Notte

    60

  • L'Eclisse

    61

  • Chung Kuo: China

    62

  • Earth

    63

  • Peasants

    64

  • The Color of Pomegranates

    65

  • Pastorale

    66

  • Le Trou

    67

  • Zero for Conduct

    68

  • L'Atalante

    69

  • Rain

    70

  • Salt for Svanetia

    71

  • The Blood of a Poet

    72

  • Orpheus

    73

  • Testament of Orpheus

    74

  • Drifters

    75

  • Granton Trawler

    76

  • Nanook of the North

    77