#133: if….

kz10fy7rgidd7ebhybrhpusfdlt#133 – if…., 1968, Lindsay Anderson

Satire about a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three Lower Sixth students, leader Mick Travis, Wallace and Johnny decide on a shocking course of action to redress the balance of privilege once and for all.

#640: Faces

qtkhxfq0o6detttpxkv4ia5m90j#640 – Faces, 1968, John Cassavetes

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a seemingly futile search for what they’ve lost – love, excitement, passion – this classic American independent film explores themes of aging and alienation.

#846: Memories of Underdevelopment

2zggfgmetmohxkt2ypiudtpxoa6#846 – Memories of Underdevelopment, (Memorias del subdesarrollo), 1968, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

In the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs incident, Sergio chooses to stay behind in Cuba while his wife and family escape to neighboring Miami. Alone in a brave new world, Sergio observes the constant threat of foreign invasion while chasing young women all over Havana. He finally meets Elena, a young virgin girl he seeks to mould into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?

#945: Kuroneko

se76vdgmcxctpk1qtmb2irkmj1v#945 – Kuroneko, (藪の中の黒猫), 1968, Kaneto Shindō

In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero to quell what is evidently an Onryō ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women in an eerie, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight.