Oneiric Cinema

Films which convey a sense of being witness to a dream, whether through otherworldly atmospheres, depictions of the unconscious, somnambulist driftings, or mechanisms of their own. Includes but is not limited to the genre of Surrealism.

(Suggestions welcome)

  • Rapsodia Satanica
  • The Golem: How He Came into the World
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Nosferatu
  • News Item
  • The Smiling Madame Beudet
  • Ballet mécanique
  • Entr'acte
  • L'Inhumaine
  • A Page of Madness
  • Nothing But Time
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman
  • Themes and Variations
  • Études sur Paris
  • The Starfish
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • The Dance of the Paroxysms
  • The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice
  • H₂O
  • Autumn Mists
  • For Your Beautiful Eyes
  • Rain
  • The Pearl
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Aimless Walk
  • L'Âge d'Or
  • La cartomancienne
  • Vampyr
  • The Blood of a Poet
  • Vibration of Granada
  • Fantasia
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Witch's Cradle
  • At Land
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Potted Psalm
  • The Cage
  • Dreams That Money Can Buy
  • Begone Dull Care
  • Inspiration
  • Orpheus
  • Song of Love
  • Panta Rhei
  • The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome
  • Water-mirror of Granada
  • All the World's Memory
  • Ikebana
  • Anticipation of the Night
  • Testament of Orpheus
  • The Path
  • Eye Music in Red Major
  • Kukuli
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Fire in Castilla (Tactilvision from the Moor of the Fright)
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • La Jetée
  • No. 12: Heaven and Earth Magic
  • Twice a Man
  • 8½
  • Scorpio Rising
  • Flaming Creatures
  • The Silence
  • Méditerranée
  • Dog Star Man
  • Diamonds of the Night
  • Kwaidan
  • Chumlum
  • Bassae
  • Film
  • The Saragossa Manuscript
  • Gymnopédies
  • Simon of the Desert
  • A Spring for the Thirsty
  • The Face of Another
  • The Death of the Gorilla
  • Daisies
  • Persona
  • Castro Street
  • Aleph
  • Ming Green
  • Emotion
  • Lights
  • Violated Angels
  • Bolero
  • Chappaqua
  • 9 Variations on a Dance Theme
  • Oedipus Rex
  • Miraculous Virgin
  • Viy
  • Homeo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Summer
  • The Deserter and the Nomads
  • Pas de Deux
  • Love Must Love
  • Le Révélateur
  • Our Lady of the Turks
  • Fando and Lis
  • Sorrows
  • The Night of Counting the Years