Sally Potter

Movies Unlimited
Season 05 | Episode 42

Sally Potter

Writer / Director / Composer

Filmmaker Sally Potter (The Roads Not Taken, Ginger & Rosa, Orlando) discusses a few of her favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Orlando (1992)
Look At Me (2022)
The Roads Not Taken (2020)
Singin’ In The Rain (1952) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
On The Town (1949)
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Whisky Galore! (1949) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
8 ½ (1963) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (1953)
Jules and Jim (1962) – Michael Peyser’s trailer commentary
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Persona (1966)
On The Waterfront (1954) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)
Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Third Man (1949) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Come And See (1985) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Cranes Are Flying (1957) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
I Am Cuba (1964)
Empire State (1965)
Wavelength (1967)
King Kong (1933)
Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
Pather Panchali (1955)
Aparajito (1956)
The World of Apu (1959)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Rocco And His Brothers (1960) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Duck Soup (1933) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Party (2017)
Stairway To Heaven a.k.a. A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
Gone To Earth a.k.a. The Wild Heart (1950) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Misfits (1961)
Blow-Up (1966) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
Sony Pictures Classics
Telluride Film Fest
Javier Bardem
Ealing Studios 
Gene Kelly
“Good Morning” song from Singing In The Rain (1952)
André Bazin
Sergei Eisenstein
Montage in cinema
The Lumière Brothers
Orson Welles
Graham Greene
The Academy Museum
Gregg Toland
Robert Krasker
Carol Reed
David O. Selznick
Trevor Howard
Joseph Cotten
Stanley Donen
Elem Klimov
Aleksei Rodionov
Tilda Swinton
The Russian Film School
Sergey Urusevsky
Mikhail Kalatozov
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Dorothea Lange
Andy Warhol
Michael Snow
Chantel Akerman
The ongoing climate crisis (and how to help)
Satyajit Ray
Charlie Chaplin
Ravi Shankar
Subrata Mitra
The Marx Brothers
The French New Wave
Michael Powell 
Emeric Pressburger 
Jack Cardiff
David Niven
Marilyn Monroe
Montgomery Clift
Clark Gable
Michaelangelo Antonioni

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