F I L M S

Lars von Trier:
                  Melancholia, Breaking the Waves
                  Dancer in the Dark

Kurosawa:
                  The Hidden Fortress, Rashomon,
                  Throne of Blood, Ran, Ikiru

Ingmar Bergman:
                  Cries and Whispers, Wild Strawberries,                
                  Scenes from a Marriage,
                  The Seventh Seal, Persona

 

Mike Leigh:
                   Happy Go Lucky, Vera Drake

 

Lee Chang-dong 's films:
                   Secret Sunshine, Poetry

 

Paolo Sorrentino:
                   The Great Beauty
                   This Must be the Place

 

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Almost Famous (2000)
American Honey (2015)
Another Earth (2011)
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
Antonement (2007)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Before Sunrise (1995) / Before Sunset (2004)
Blade Runner, director's cut (1982)
Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) 

The Deer Hunter (1978)
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)
East of Eden (1955)
The English Patient (1996)
The Fall (2006)
The Florida Project (2017)
Foxtrot (2017)
Hana - the Tale of a Reluctant Samurai (2006)
Happiness (1998)
The Hours (2002)
The Ice Storm (1997)
Kes (1969)

La jetée (The Pier)
Let the Right One In (2008)
The Love of Siam (2007)
The Man Without a Past (2002)
Metropolis (1927)
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Monster's Ball (2001)
On the Waterfront (1954)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Il Postino (1994)
Predestination (2014)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Spirited Away (2001)
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Three Colours: Blue (1993)

The Tree of Life (2011)
Toni Erdmann (2016)
When Harry Met Sally ... (1989)​

Winter Sleep (2014]

Your Name (2016)

N O V E L S

1Q84 (Haruki Murakami) 

The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

The Carnivorous Lamb (Agustín Gómez-Arcos)

Demian (Hermann Hesse)

A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)

The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)

The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann)

The Mill on the Floss (George Eliot)

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Kate DiCamillo)

The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)

A Separate Peace (John Knowles)

War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)

O P E R A S

Richard Wagner:
                  The Ring of the Nibelung
                  Tristan und Isolde
                  Parsifal
Richard Strauss:   Elektra