Johann Sebastian Bach

Born: 21 March 1685, Eisenach
Died: 28 July 1750

Highlighted works

  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    Stanley Kubrick’s exquisitely detailed adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel about the picaresque exploits of an 18th century Irish adventurer.

  • CHRONIK DER ANNA MAGDALENA BACH

    Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s politicised portrait of Bach.

  • Il VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO

    Il VANGELO SECONDO MATTEO

    Pier Paolo Pasolini’s third feature abandons the profane in favour of the sacred in a documentary-like retelling of the story of Christ.

  • Mirror

    Mirror

    Andrei Tarkovsky drew on memories of a rural childhood before WWII for this personal, impressionistic and unconventional film poem.

  • Persona

    Persona

    A nurse (Bibi Andersson) and an actress who refuses to speak (Liv Ullmann) seem to fuse identities in Ingmar Bergman’s disturbing, formally experimental psychological drama.

  • MONTPARNASSE 19

    The story of dissolute painter Modigliani (Gérard Philippe) and the women in his life.

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The first of Francis Ford Coppola’s epic trilogy about the Corleone crime family is the disturbing story of a son drawn inexorably into his father’s Mafia affairs.

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