First published on 2 Nov 2011. Updated on 4 Nov 2011.
Time Out Promotion
Die-hard film fanatic? Wannabe cinema critic? Casual movie lover? If you fall into these categories, the World Movies’ 25 Films You Must See Before You Die weekend is your chance to buff up.
Beginning Friday 18 November, this movie marathon is an amazing opportunity to devote an entire weekend to catching up on the some of the world’s most acclaimed and beloved films, a one-off collection of classics spanning 100 golden years of cinema.
Not only will you see modern film masterpieces from the four corners of the globe and directors the calibre of Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini and Pedro Almodovar, you’ll be able to vote for your favourites and perhaps win all 25 films on DVD and a 3D telly to watch 'em on! Imagine your advantage at games of Trivial Pursuit! If this isn't your chance to rack up some sold gold pub ammo, we don't know what is.
Just visit the World Movies website from 9am on Monday 31 October to select your favourite film of all time, and your vote will help shape the countdown. Then tune in over the weekend of 18–20 November, beginning Friday night at 8:30pm, to see which films are the world’s best.
Vote now at World Movies before Monday 14 November at 9am and you’ll enter the running to win all 25 films on DVD… and a brand new SONY Bravia 3D TV too!
Top 25 films:
The Seventh Seal by Ingmar Bergman (Sweden, 1957)
Amelie by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (France, 2001)
In The Mood For Love by Wong Kar-Wai (Hong Kong, 2000)
Y Tu Mama Tambien by Alfonso Cuaron (Mexico, 2001)
The Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa ( Japan, 1954)
Wings of Desire by Wim Wenders (Germany, 1987)
Ring by Hideo Nakata (Japan, 1998)
City of God by Fernando Meirelles (Brazil, 2002)
Three Colours: Blue by Krzysztof Kieślowski (France, 1993)
Jules et Jim by François Truffaut (France, 1962)
Mon Oncle by Jacques Tati (France, 1958)
Life Is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni (Italy, 1997)
Run Lola Run by Tom Twyker (Germany, 1998)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee (China, 2000)
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen (Germany, 1981)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Pedro Almodovar (Spain, 1988)
Metropolis by Fritz Lang (Germany, 1927)
Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore (Italy, 1988)
The Bicycle Thief by Vittorio di Sica (Italy, 1948)
8 ½ by Federico Fellini (Italy, 1963)
Les Enfants Du Paradis by Marcel Carne (France, 1945)
La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini (Italy, 1960)
The Rules of the Game by Jean Renoir (France, 1939)
Breathless by Jean Luc Goddard (France, 1960)
Belle De Jour by Luis Buñuel (France, 1967)
World Movies is available on Foxtel and Austar (Channel 430).
Time Out Promotion