10 Best Existential Movies You Shouldn’t Miss


9º – Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984)After several years of disappearance, a man mysteriously returns, being found wandering through the desert. Now, it is up to him to form a bond with his little son who was under the care of his brother and leave on a journey behind his wife. Wim Wenders’ masterpiece, ‘Paris, Texas’ is beautiful from the first to the last scene, showing life in its simplest roots and common to all. A film for us to watch and become a better person.


8º – Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman, 1972)When a woman is in the middle of the final stretch of her life, condemned by cancer, it will be up to her two sisters to give her some comfort in the midst of pain. However, the presence of the two sisters will only exacerbate the suffering of all those exposed there. ‘Cries and Whispers’ is a film that changes the way the spectator sees the world. Everything contained there is of an impressive perfection. There are many scenes that literally shiver us for their intense substance, such as, for example, the monologue of Erland Josephson’s character in relation to one of the sisters, under the figure of a mirror, or the moment when the characters of Liv Ullmann and Ingrid Thulin embark on a discussion about the constitution of the family relationship between the two. Finally, there are several incredible moments in this film. One of the greatest works ever conceived in cinema.

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