Werner Herzog's 1972 film Aguirre, the Wrath of God was shot along the Amazon in Peru. It probes one of the filmmaker's themes: an unsentimental look at humankind's relationship to landscape and nature. Courtesy of The Shout! Factory hide caption

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Compared with The Trip, in The Trip to Italy Coogan (right) is gloomier and Brydon is more ambitious. Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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The Beatles perform one of their songs while filming A Hard Day's Night in 1964. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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In the new French film Violette, Emmanuelle Devos plays a fictionalized character based on Violette Leduc, the trailblazing French novelist. Courtesy of Adopt Films hide caption

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Critic John Powers writes, "There's an amoral pleasure to be had in watching Godzilla reduce Tokyo to fiery rubble." Toho/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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In 1975, Shoah director Claude Lanzmann (left) interviewed Benjmain Murmelstein, the last surviving Elder of the Jews of the Czech Theresienstadt ghetto, at his home in Rome. The resulting film is The Last of the Unjust. Cohen Media Group hide caption

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Borgen's heroine is Birgitte Nyborg, superbly played by Sidse Babett Knudsen. Pilou Asbaek plays Don Draper-ish spin doctor Kasper Juul. MHz Networks hide caption

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Before protesting in The Square, Khalid Abdalla (left) acted in such films as The Kite Runner, Green Zone and United 93. Noujaim Films hide caption

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Toni Servillo plays a jaded journalist and perpetual partier in The Great Beauty, Italy's submission for the best foreign language film Oscar. Guanni Fiorito/Janus Films hide caption

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