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Some of my favourite fictional feature films,
in chronological order:

(filmography links courtesy of the Internet Movie Database )

Title Director Year
The Kid Charles Chaplin 1921
Paris qui dort (Paris Asleep) René Clair 1924
The Big Parade King Vidor 1925
The Wind Victor Sjöstrom 1928
La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc Carl Theodor Dreyer 1928
The Crowd King Vidor 1928
Queen Christina Rouben Mamoulian 1933
You Can't Take It with You Frank Capra 1938
The Lady Vanishes Alfred Hitchcock 1938
Holiday George Cukor 1938
Ninotchka Ernst Lubitsch 1939
Pride and Prejudice Robert Z. Leonard 1940
His Girl Friday Howard Hawks 1940
The Shop around the Corner Ernst Lubitsch 1940
Casablanca Michael Curtiz 1942
Talk of the Town George Stevens 1942
Random Harvest Mervyn LeRoy 1942
Spellbound Alfred Hitchcock 1945
Brief Encounter David Lean 1946
Ladri di biciclette (The Bicycle Thief) Vittorio De Sica 1948
The Third Man Carol Reed 1949
The Member of the Wedding Fred Zinnemann 1952
Pat and Mike George Cukor 1952
The Trouble with Harry Alfred Hitchcock 1955
Marty Delbert Mann 1955
Desk Set Walter Lang 1957
Mary Poppins Robert Stevenson 1964
Help! Richard Lester 1965
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Ken Hughes 1968
What's Up, Doc? Peter Bogdanovich 1972
Paper Moon Peter Bogdanovich 1973
Amarcord Federico Fellini 1973
The Sting George Roy Hill 1973
Les Ordres Michel Brault 1974
Hester Street Joan Micklin Silver 1975
L'Argent de poche (Small Change) François Truffaut 1976
Novecento (1900) Bernardo Bertolucci 1976
Bound for Glory Hal Ashby 1976
J.A. Martin Photographe Jean Beaudin 1977
Annie Hall Woody Allen 1977
Padre, padrone Paolo and Vittorio Taviani 1977
My Brilliant Career Gillian Armstrong 1978
Norma Rae Martin Ritt 1979
Les Bons Débarras Francis Mankiewicz 1980
Marianne and Juliane (Die Bleierne Zeit) Margarethe von Trotta 1981
Sheer Madness (Heller Wahn) Margarethe von Trotta 1982
Fanny and Alexander Ingmar Bergman 1982
De Stilte rond Christine M. (A Question of Silence) Marleen Gorris 1982
The Grey Fox Philip Borsos 1982
Local Hero Bill Forsyth 1983
Coup de foudre (Entre Nous) Diane Kurys 1983
Rue Cases Nègres (Sugar Cane Alley) Euzhan Palcy 1983
The Home and the World (Ghare-Baire) Satyajit Ray 1984
Frida, naturaleza viva Paul Leduc 1984
Camila Maria Luisa Bemberg 1984
Un Dimanche à la campagne (A Sunday in the Country) Bertrand Tavernier 1984
Mrs. Soffel Gillian Armstrong 1984
The Trip to Bountiful Peter Masterson 1985
Männer (Men) Doris Dörrie 1985
My Beautiful Laundrette Stephen Frears 1985
La Historia oficial (The Official Story) Luis Puenzo 1985
Desperately Seeking Susan Susan Seidelman 1985
Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart Wayne Wang 1985
Dreamchild Gavin Millar 1985
Room with a View James Ivory 1985
Loyalties Anne Wheeler 1986
Parting Glances Bill Sherwood 1986
'Round Midnight Bertrand Tavernier 1986
Good Morning Babylon Paolo and Vittorio Taviani 1987
Moonstruck Norman Jewison 1987
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Patricia Rozema 1987
Pelle the Conqueror (Pelle Erøbreren) Bille August 1987
Empire of the Sun Steven Spielberg 1987
Maurice James Ivory 1987
Salaam Bombay! Mira Nair 1988
Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies 1988
When Harry Met Sally... Rob Reiner 1989
The Nasty Girl (Das Schreckliche Mädchen) Michael Verhoeven 1990
An Angel at My Table Jane Campion 1990
To Sleep with Anger Charles Burnett 1990
Dogfight Nancy Savoca 1991
Perfectly Normal Yves Simoneau 1991
The Company of Strangers Cynthia Scott 1991
Highway 61 Bruce McDonald 1991
La Stazione (The Station) Sergio Rubini 1991
Class Action Michael Apted 1991
Mississippi Masala Mira Nair 1992
Leolo Jean-Claude Lauzon 1992
Il Ladro di bambini (The Stolen Children) Gianni Amelio 1992
Thirty Two Short Films about Glenn Gould François Girard 1993
Bhaji on the Beach Gurinder Chadha 1993
Much Ado about Nothing Kenneth Branagh 1993
Fearless Peter Weir 1993
Double Happiness Mina Shum 1994
Before the Rain (Pred dozhdot) Milcho Manchevski 1994
Persuasion Roger Michell 1995
Sense and Sensibility Ang Lee 1995
Margaret's Museum Mort Ransen 1995
Lone Star John Sayles 1996
Secrets & Lies Mike Leigh 1996
The Hanging Garden Thom Fitzgerald 1997
Earth Deepa Mehta 1998
Italian for Beginners (Italiensk for begyndere) Lone Scherfig 2000
The Circle (Dayereh) Jafar Panahi 2000
The Uncles James Allodi 2000
You Can Count on Me Kenneth Lonergan 2000
Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain (Amélie) Jean-Pierre Jeunet 2001
Le Fate ignoranti (The Ignorant Fairies) Ferzan Ozpetek 2001
Marion Bridge Wiebke von Carolsfeld 2002
Valentín Alejandro Agresti 2002
Whale Rider Niki Caro 2002
Frida Julie Taymor 2002
La Grande Séduction (Seducing Doctor Lewis) Jean-François Pouliot 2003
Wilby Wonderful Daniel MacIvor 2004
I, Claudia Chris Abraham 2004
Look Both Ways Sarah Watt 2005
Water Deepa Mehta 2005
Away from Her Sarah Polley 2006

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