Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing

Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing

17 Episodes

Did you know that the star of JUNO, SUPERBAD, and SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD is a major cinephile? Here he tells us how he was introduced to art-house cinema by director Miguel Arteta (YOUTH IN REVOLT). Now he wants to do the same for you!

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Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing
  • Michael Cera in Conversation

    Episode 1

    The star of SUPERBAD and JUNO on a lifetime of moviegoing

  • Michael Cera on HIGH AND LOW

    Episode 2

  • High and Low

    Episode 3

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1963 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

    Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in HIGH AND LOW (TENGOKU TO JIGOKU), the highly influential domesti...

  • Michael Cera on A MARRIED COUPLE

    Episode 4

  • A Married Couple

    Episode 5

    Directed by Allan King • 1969 • Canada

    Billy and Antoinette Edwards let it all hang out for Allan King and crew in this jaw-dropping examination of a marriage in trouble, which "makes John Cassavetes's Faces look like early Doris Day" (Time). Intense and hectic, frightening and funny, A Marrie...

  • Michael Cera on SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE

    Episode 6

  • SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE: Theatrical Version

    Episode 7

    Directed by Ingmar Bergman • 1973 • Sweden
    Starring Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson

    SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners. Shot in intense, i...

  • Michael Cera on FOX AND HIS FRIENDS

    Episode 8

  • Fox and His Friends

    Episode 9

    Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder • 1975 • West Germany
    Starring Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Carl Boehm

    A lottery win leads not to financial and emotional freedom but to social captivity, in this wildly cynical classic about love and exploitation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Casti...

  • Michael Cera on EMPIRE OF PASSION

    Episode 10

  • Empire of Passion

    Episode 11

    Directed by Nagisa Oshima • 1978 • Japan
    Starring Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Takahiro Tamura

    With an arresting mix of eroticism and horror, Oshima plunges the viewer into a nightmarish tale of guilt and retribution in EMPIRE OF PASSION (AI NO BOREI). Set in a Japanese village at the end of ...

  • Michael Cera on THE GREEN RAY

    Episode 12

  • The Green Ray

    Episode 13

    Directed by Eric Rohmer • 1986 • France
    Starring Marie Rivière, María Luisa García, Vincent Gauthier

    Eric Rohmer captures the ache of summertime sadness with exquisite poignancy in this luminous tale of self-exploration. The Jules Verne novel of the same name provides the loose inspiration for t...

  • Michael Cera on WHERE IS THE FRIEND’S HOUSE?

    Episode 14

  • Where Is the Friend’s House?

    Episode 15

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1987 • Iran

    The first film in Abbas Kiarostami’s sublime, interlacing KOKER TRILOGY takes a simple premise—a boy searches for the home of his classmate, whose school notebook he has accidentally taken—and transforms it into a miraculous, child’s-eye adventure of ...

  • Michael Cera on THE CASTLE

    Episode 16

  • The Castle

    Episode 17

    Directed by Michael Haneke • 1997 • Austria

    Michael Haneke's adaptation of Franz Kafka's absurdist novel follows a land surveyor as he struggles with the increasingly difficult and bureaucratic practices of the local authorities.