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  • Hum Dono
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  • Who Killed Teddy Bear?
  • The Confined
  • Suitcase of Love and Shame

Call me maybe

6 films

Telephone and cinema as technologies of disquieting intimacy

  • Brief Encounter
  • Teesri Kasam
  • Thalapathi
  • Moondram Pirai
  • Sadma
  • Love Everlasting
  • The Wedding March
  • Eternal Love
  • One Way Passage
  • Liebelei

Doomed Love

46 films

"We have the stars."

I have a theory that since film is about capturing something that can never be regained…

  • Mere Jeevan Saathi
  • Pyar Kiye Jaa
  • Jawani Diwani
  • Khubsoorat
  • Ziddi

Mere Jeevan Saathi

65 films

(Almost) every film mentioned in the song from Ek Duuje Ke Liye.

  • Barrabas
  • Homecoming
  • Liebelei
  • Counsellor at Law
  • The Passionate Friends

The best movies I watched in 2019

17 films

Realized I never put this one up here.

Not on Letterboxd: Helen Hill's I Love Nola vimeo.com/196985834

  • Jagte Raho
  • Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
  • Guide
  • Teesri Kasam
  • Mera Naam Joker
  • Sun and Shadow
  • The Smiling Madame Beudet
  • Eleven P.M.
  • Everybody's Woman
  • Fallen Asleep When Young
  • Earth Spirit
  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
  • The Sign of the Cross
  • I Am Suzanne!
  • Oramunde
  • One Way Passage
  • Girls About Town
  • Allotment Wives
  • Wife Wanted
  • Mandalay

Kay Francis, ranked

18 films

I originally made this list on Mubi; I've been watching Kay films again recently and thought I would remake it…

  • Wanda
  • Je, tu, il, elle
  • Vagabond
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • I'm Hungry, I'm Cold

Drifting women

27 films

After watching and loving Wanda (1970) and Je, tu, il, elle (1974) I started thinking about women drifters and asked…

  • Sir Arne's Treasure
  • A Lover in Pawn
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • Safety Last!
  • The Thief of Bagdad

The best movies I watched in 2013

20 films

I've been keeping these lists since 2013 and they're scattered across different internet platforms, so I thought I'd set them…