90 Minutes or Less

90 Minutes or Less

At ninety minutes or less, these crisp, economical features will leave you wanting more.

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90 Minutes or Less
  • Bay of Angels

    Directed by Jacques Demy • 1963 • France
    Starring Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann

    This precisely wrought, emotionally penetrating romantic drama from Jacques Demy, set largely in the casinos of Nice, is a visually lovely but darkly realistic investigation into love and obsession. A bottle-blonde Jean...

  • Detour

    Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer • 1945 • United States
    Starring Tom Neal, Ann Savage

    From Poverty Row came a movie that, perhaps more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir. As he hitchhikes his way from New York to Los Angeles, a down-on-his-luck nightclub pianist ...

  • The Wolfpack

    Directed by Crystal Moselle • 2015 • United States
    Starring Mukunda Angulo, Narayana Angulo, Susanne Angulo

    Not since GREY GARDENS has a documentary brought us inside the secret, troubling world of an unconventional family with such gripping, powerful results. Locked away from society in an apar...

  • Permanent Vacation

    Directed by Jim Jarmusch • 1980 • United States
    Starring Chris Parker, Sara Driver, John Lurie

    Jim Jarmusch’s first feature displays the first hints of the deadpan, minimalist-cool style that he would refine in his breakthrough STRANGER THAN PARADISE. Young, alienated hipster Aloysius Christophe...

  • Losing Ground

    Directed by Kathleen Collins • 1982 • United States
    Starring Seret Scott, Bill Gunn, Duane Jones

    One of the first feature films directed by an African American woman, Kathleen Collins’s LOSING GROUND tells the story of a marriage between two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives...

  • The Gleaners and I

    Directed by Agnès Varda • 2000 • France
    Starring Agnès Varda

    Agnès Varda’s extraordinary late-career renaissance began with this wonderfully idiosyncratic, self-reflexive documentary in which the French cinema icon explores the world of modern-day gleaners: those living on the margins who surviv...

  • Old Joy

    Directed by Kelly Reichardt • 2006 • United States
    Starring Daniel London, Will Oldham

    Two old friends reunite for a quietly revelatory overnight camping trip in this breakout feature from Kelly Reichardt, a microbudget study of character and masculinity that introduced many viewers to one of co...

  • Hotel Monterey

    Directed by Chantal Akerman • 1972 • United States

    Under Chantal Akerman's watchful eye, a cheap Manhattan hotel glows with mystery and unexpected beauty, its corridors, elevators, rooms, windows, and occasional occupants framed like Edward Hopper tableaux.

  • Diamonds of the Night

    Directed by Jan Němec • 1964 • Czechoslovakia
    Starring Ladislav Janský, Antonín Kumbera

    With this simultaneously harrowing and lyrical debut feature, Jan Němec established himself as the most uncompromising visionary among the radical filmmakers who made up the Czechoslovak New Wave. Adapted fro...

  • The Shooting

    Directed by Monte Hellman • 1966 • United States
    Starring Warren Oates, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson

    In this eerie, existential western directed by Monte Hellman and written by Carole Eastman (FIVE EASY PIECES), Warren Oates and Will Hutchins play a bounty hunter and his sidekick who are talke...

  • A Story of Floating Weeds

    Directed by Yasujiro Ozu • 1934 • Japan
    Starring Takeshi Sakamoto, Choko Iida, Koji (Hideo) Mitsui

    In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A STORY OF FLOATING WEEDS in color with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (RASHOMON, UGETSU). Setting his later version in a seaside...

  • Mouchette

    Directed by Robert Bresson • 1967 • France
    Starring Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Marie Cardinal

    Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feeling with MOUCHETTE, one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film. Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic fath...