Films That Impacted Global Cinema

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Ikiru (1952) 

This is a Japanese drama film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa. The film explores the struggles of a terminally ill bureaucrat from Tokyo who wants to make his last days meaningful and starts building a playground in a slum.

Parasite (2019)

"Parasite" made history as the first non-English language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, sparking international acclaim and reshaping perceptions of Korean cinema.

Ben-Hur (1959)

This is an epic film directed by William Wyler. The film follows the revenge of Judah Ben-Hur, a nobleman who is wrongly accused of treason by his adopted brother. 

Pather Panchali (1955) 

This is a drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray, the first of a film trilogy. The film follows the story of Apu and his life in a remote village, where his family is struggling to make ends meet. 

Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)

With its grand scale and epic storytelling, "Baahubali: The Beginning" redefined Indian cinema's global presence, captivating audiences worldwide.

Breathless (1960) 

This is one of the defining films of the French New Wave, written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The story revolves around a wandering criminal named Michel, and his American girlfriend Patricia who is an aspiring journalist.  

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