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Intimate Universalism

"Intimate Universalism" is a term we came up with on "Mysterium Pictorum", when discussing "A Ghost Story".
This list starts with the films of this kind that we have discussed on the show and then expands far, far beyond that.

Intimate Universalism means:
A movie that tells an intimately small story (few characters - often just one or two, few locations - often just one) with which it is talking about universal, big topics in a philosophizing way.

  • A Ghost Story
  • Alice
  • After the Rehearsal
  • Winter Light
  • The Silence
  • Shame
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Persona
  • The Lighthouse
  • The Witch
  • Dekalog
  • Hour of the Wolf
  • Antichrist
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Comet
  • mother!
  • Leon Must Die
  • The Ninth Configuration
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Three Colors: White
  • Certified Copy
  • The Man from Earth
  • Mindwalk
  • First Reformed
  • My Dinner with Andre