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Jun 27, 2009

My 2009 Movie Rentals Favorites So Far


This is a list of the best movies I rented in the first half of this year 2009. Some of them are old, but who doesn't have an old list of must watch in the drawers? So, if you ran out of options, or if you are not interested in watching any new releases, here a list of nice independent films:

Synecdoche, New York
(USA, 2008)
by Charlie Kaufman

Son of Rambow
(England, 2007)
by Garth Jennings

The Lives of Others
(Germany, 2007)

by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck


The Kite Runner

(USA, 2007)

by Marc Foster


The Pope's Toilet

(Uruguay, 2007)

by Enrique Fernandez & Cesar Charlone


My Father My Lord
(Israel, 2007)
by David Volach

The Science of Sleep
(France & Italy, 2006)
by Michel Gondry

Nobody Knows

(Japan, 2005)

by Hirokazu Koreeda


Man Push Cart

(USA, 2005)

by Ramin Bahrani


Whisky
(Uruguay, 2004)
by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Estol


Image: A scene from Whisky (Uruguay, 2004). Left to right, Jorge Bolani, Mirella Pascual & Andrés Pazos.