Tentative Chronology for (BROAD) Contemplative Cinema

7 sub-families of C.C.C.
(Contemporary Contemplative Cinema)

A - Contemplative Documentary
--> (Lumière-Sokurov-Benning)
B - Non-Actors
--> (Flaherty-Costa)
C - Contemplative Mundanity
--> (Tsai-Bartas)
D - Laconic Conversation
--> (Tarkovsky-Jancso-Tarr)
E - Mainstream Contemplation
--> (Angelopoulos-Wong Kar wai)
F - Stylized Contemplation
--> (Kaurismaki-Andersson)
G - Fantasized Contemplation
--> (Barney)

"Maybe the term "Contemplative Cinema" is a little nebulous and confusing, but hopefully the following films give a better idea of what is this sort of trend, opposed to conventional narration." - Harry Tuttle

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Sources for this collage:
1. unspokencinema.blogspot.nl/2006/10/chronology.html
2. unspokencinema.blogspot.com/p/recommended-ccc.html
3. core.ac.uk/download/pdf/30704535.pdf
4. theartsofslowcinema.com/a-to-z/
5. mubi.com/lists/contemplative-cinema-starter-pack

  • Dead Souls

    1

  • An Elephant Sitting Still

    2

  • The Wild Pear Tree

    3

  • L. Cohen

    4

  • 24 Frames

    5

  • Good Luck

    6

  • Mrs. Fang

    7

  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

    8

  • The Ancient Woods

    9

  • Makala

    10

  • Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

    11

  • Drift

    12

  • Fajr

    13

  • Radiance

    14

  • Song of Granite

    15

  • Sleep Has Her House

    16

  • Grain

    17

  • A Gentle Creature

    18

  • Frost

    19

  • Bitter Money

    20

  • Slack Bay

    21

  • Man in the Well

    22

  • The Student

    23

  • The Woman Who Left

    24

  • A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery

    25

  • The Red Turtle

    26

  • Homo Sapiens

    27

  • Another Year

    28

  • Still Night, Still Light

    29

  • Almost There

    30

  • Cemetery of Splendor

    31

  • The Assassin

    32

  • The Royal Road

    33

  • Behemoth

    34

  • Dead Slow Ahead

    35

  • Sweet Bean

    36

  • Minotaur

    37

  • A Place Called Lloyd

    38

  • The Event

    39

  • Mountains May Depart

    40

  • National Gallery

    41

  • Transatlantic

    42

  • Focus on Infinity

    43

  • From What Is Before

    44

  • Jauja

    45

  • In the Crosswind

    46

  • Journey to the West

    47

  • Still the Water

    48

  • Horse Money

    49

  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    50

  • Maidan

    51

  • Borgman

    52

  • Heli

    53

  • 'Til Madness Do Us Part

    54

  • Camille Claudel, 1915

    55

  • Vic+Flo Saw a Bear

    56

  • The Golden Dream

    57

  • Like Father, Like Son

    58

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    59

  • Exhibition

    60

  • Under the Skin

    61

  • Norte, the End of History

    62

  • Coast of Death

    63

  • Stray Dogs

    64

  • Manakamana

    65

  • Ida

    66

  • Three Landscapes

    67

  • A Touch of Sin

    68

  • Three Sisters

    69

  • Post Tenebras Lux

    70

  • Beyond the Hills

    71

  • Bestiary

    72

  • Dream and Silence

    73

  • Easy Rider

    74

  • One Way Boogie Woogie

    75

  • Stemple Pass

    76

  • Florentina Hubaldo, CTE

    77

  • Holy Motors

    78

  • Leviathan

    79

  • Tectonics

    80

  • Elena

    81

  • Two Years at Sea

    82

  • Outside Satan

    83

  • small roads

    84

  • The River Used to Be a Man

    85

  • Michael

    86

  • Elegy to the Visitor from the Revolution

    87

  • Century of Birthing

    88

  • Hanezu

    89

  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    90

  • Las Acacias

    91

  • Vulgar Fractions

    92

  • Alps

    93

  • Artificial Paradises

    94

  • The Turin Horse

    95

  • Silent Souls

    96

  • How I Ended This Summer

    97

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    98

  • Man with No Name

    99

  • Aurora

    100