Movies (DVDs)

Vatican's Top Movie Picks

Yes, even the Pope is a film critic



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Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966) 

The Mission (Roland Joffe, 1986) 

The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) 

The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1966) 

Therese (Alain Cavalier, 1986) 

Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955) 

The Sacrifice (Tarkovsky, 1986)  


Ben-Hur (William Wyler, 1959) 

Babette's Feast (Gabriel Axel, 1987) 

Nazarin (Luis Bunuel, 1958) 

Monsieur Vincent (Jean Anouilh, 1947) 

A Man For All Seasons (Fred Zinnemann, 1966) 

La Passion Pathe

Flowers of St. Francis (Roberto Rossellini, 1950)


Gandhi (Richard Attenborough, 1982) 

Intolerance (D.W. Griffith, 1919)

Il Decalogo (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1988) 

Au Revoir, Les Enfants (Louis Malle, 1987)

Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa, 1975) 

The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Ermanno Olmi,1978) 

Open City (Roberto Rossellini, 1945) 

Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, 1957) 

The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)

Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson, 1981) 

The Bicycle Thief (Vittorio DeSica, 1950) 

It's A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946) 

Schindler's List (Steven Spielberg, 1993) 

On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan, 1954) 

The Burmese Harp (Kon Ichikawa, 1956) 


2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) 

La Strada (Federico Fellini, 1954) 

Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941) 

Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1926) 

Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936) 

Napoleon (Abel Gance, 1927) 

8 (Federico Fellini, 1963) 

Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937) 

Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau, 1922) 

Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939) 

The Leopard (Luchino Visconti, 1963) 

Fantasia (Walt Disney, 1940) 

The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939)  

The Lavender Hill Mob (Charles Crichton, 1951) 

Little Women (George Cukor, 1933) 


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