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CINEMA HISTORY, Chapter 10
The Late 1980s--Independent Films, New Voices

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A list of recommended titles is included below.

 

YEAR

FILM

DIRECTOR

COUNTRY

1987

Swimming to Cambodia

Jonathan Demme

USA

1988

Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee

USA

1988

Thin Blue Line, The

Erroll Morris

USA

1988

World Apart, A

Chris Menges

England

1989

Chocolat

Claire Denis

France

1989

Cinema Paradiso

G. Tornatore

Italy

1989

Glory

Edward Zwick

USA

1989

Judou

Zhang Yimou

China

1989

My Left Foot

Jim Sheridan

Ireland

1989

Roger and Me

Michael Moore

USA

1989

sex, lies, and videotape

Steven Soderbergh

USA

1990

Edward Scissorhands

Tim Burton

USA

1990

Cyrano de Bergerac

Jean Paul Rappeneu

France

1991

Angel at My Table

Jane Campion

New Zealand

1991

Boyz N the Hood

John Singleton

USA

1991

Driving Miss Daisy

Bruce Beresford

USA

1991

Henry V

Kenneth Branagh

England

1992

35 Up

Michael Apted

England

1992

Crying Game, The

Neil Jordan

Ireland

1992

Glengarry Glenn Ross

James Foley

USA

1993

Lost in Yonkers

Martha Coolidge

USA

1993

Piano, The

Jane Campion

New Zealand

1994

Burnt in the Sun

N. Mikhailov

Russia

1994

Pulp Fiction

Quentin Tarantino

USA

1995

Before the Rain

Milcho Manchevsky

Yugoslavia

1995

Before Sunrise

Richard Linklater

USA

1995

Ladybird, Ladybird

Ken Loach

England

 

 

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