AN ENTRY-LEVEL GUIDE TO ART-HOUSE FILMS

So you want to see what all the fuss is about with those art films.
Here is a beginner's guide to the most acclaimed and accessible art-house films. Consider this as a "greatest hits" list.

A MID-LEVEL GUIDE TO ART-HOUSE FILMS:
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A HIGH-LEVEL GUIDE TO ART-HOUSE FILMS:
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  • The 400 Blows
  • 8½
  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God
  • Badlands
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Breathless
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Chungking Express
  • Close-Up
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Come and See
  • Contempt
  • Days of Heaven
  • Dogtooth
  • Dogville
  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Enter the Void
  • Fanny & Alexander
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • The Great Beauty
  • Gummo
  • Harakiri
  • The Holy Mountain
  • House
  • Ikiru
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Jules and Jim
  • Kwaidan
  • L'Atalante
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Le Samouraï
  • M
  • Melancholia
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Pather Panchali
  • PlayTime
  • Rashomon
  • Sans Soleil
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Solaris
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Tokyo Story
  • The Tree of Life
  • Wild Strawberries
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Yi Yi