Claire Simon's list of 50 favorite films

Discover Claire Simon's influences through her list of 50 favorite films from before 2005 : www.lacinetek.com/director-list/claire-simon

This month, director Claire Simon has compiled a list of films that are resolutely humanistic and that shed light on the beauty of the world as well as its dangers.

Like her career, her 50 favorite films blur the line between fiction and documentary. The fictions are political and documented and the documentaries probe the myths and legends of ordinary life.

LaCinetek gathers the recommendations of directors from all over the world to offer them on VOD (in France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Austria).

Her focumentaries : Les Patients (1989) - Récréations (1992) - At all costs (1995) - 800 km de différence/Romance (2000)…

  • Sur la plage de Belfast
  • Route One/USA
  • Master, a Building in Copacabana
  • Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  • Wall
  • Aspen
  • Profils paysans, chapitre 1 : l'approche
  • Profils paysans, chapitre 2 : Le Quotidien
  • Modern Life
  • Them and Me
  • The Lost World
  • Numéros zéro
  • Dani, Michi, Renato & Max
  • Nos traces silencieuses
  • In the Dark
  • Reprise
  • Life Is Boundless and Full of Dangers
  • History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess
  • Shoah
  • Landscape
  • Time Indefinite
  • La cosa
  • August: A Moment Before the Eruption
  • Terrorists in Retirement
  • My First Breaststroke
  • On Boys, Girls and the Veil
  • Portraits: Première Série
  • Language Does Not Lie
  • The Troubles We've Seen
  • S21: The Khmer Rouge Death Machine
  • End
  • Of Whales, the Moon, and Men
  • The Mad Masters
  • Trás-os-Montes
  • Amsterdam Global Village
  • Daguerréotypes
  • The Blind Child
  • Blind Child 2
  • Zoo
  • La Libertad
  • Pickpocket
  • Él
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • The Queen
  • L'afrance
  • Brief Encounters
  • The Long Farewell
  • Ceddo
  • Hawks and Sparrows
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • La Chienne
  • City of Pirates
  • Mean Streets
  • Hitler: A Film from Germany
  • Portraits: Deuxième Série