Stotty's 1970s Favourites


Abigail's Party | 1977 | UK | Mike Leigh


The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes | 1971 | USA | Stan Brakhage


Aguirre, Wrath of God | 1972 | West Germany | Werner Herzog


Alae | 1975 | USA | Lillian Schwartz


Alice in the Cities | 1974 | West Germany | Wim Wenders


Alien | 1979 | UK / USA | Ridley Scott


All That Jazz | 1979 | USA | Bob Fosse


All the President's Men | 1976 | USA | Alan J. Pakula


American Graffiti | 1973 | USA | George Lucas


Annie Hall | 1977 | USA | Woody Allen


Apocalypse Now | 1979 | USA | Francis Ford Coppola


Assault on Precinct 13 | 1976 | USA | John Carpenter


31/75: Asyl | 1975 | Austria | Kurt Kren


At the Academy | 1974 | UK | Guy Sherwin


Badlands | 1973 | USA | Terrence Malick


Ballet Adagio | 1972 | Canada | Norman McLaren


Barry Lyndon | 1975 | UK / USA | Stanley Kubrick


Being There | 1979 | USA | Hal Ashby


The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant | 1972 | West Germany | Rainer Werner Fassbinder


Blazing Saddles | 1974 | USA | Mel Brooks


Boston Fire | 1979 | USA | Peter Hutton


California Split | 1974 | USA | Robert Altman


Carrie | 1976 | USA | Brian De Palma


Catch-22 | 1970 | USA | Mike Nichols


Céline and Julie Go Boating | 1974 | France | Jacques Rivette


Children | 1976 | UK | Terence Davies


Chinatown | 1974 | USA | Roman Polanski


Claire's Knee | 1970 | France | Eric Rohmer


A Clockwork Orange | 1971 | UK / USA | Stanley Kubrick


Columbo | 1968-03 | USA | Richard Levinson & William Link


The Conversation | 1974 | USA | Francis Ford Coppola


Cries and Whispers | 1972 | Sweden | Ingmar Bergman


Dawn of the Dead | 1978 | USA | George A. Romero


A Day Out | 1972 | UK | Alan Bennett


Days and Nights in the Forest | 1970 | India | Satyajit Ray


Days of Heaven | 1978 | USA | Terrence Malick


The Deer Hunter | 1978 | USA | Michael Cimino


Deliverance | 1972 | USA | John Boorman


The Demon | 1972 | Japan | Kawamoto Kihachirō


The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie | 1972 | France | Luis Buñuel


Dog Day Afternoon | 1975 | USA | Sidney Lumet


Don't Look Now | 1973 | UK / Italy | Nicolas Roeg


Double Dare | 1976 | UK | Dennis Potter


Dyketactics | 1974 | USA | Barbara Hammer


Edna: The Inebriate Woman | 1971 | UK | Jeremy Sandford


Edvard Munch | 1974 | Norway | Peter Watkins


The Elephants' Graveyard | 1976 | UK | Peter McDougall


Eraserhead | 1977 | USA | David Lynch


Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974 | 1974 | Japan | Hara Kazuo


Face to Face | 1976 | Sweden | Ingmar Bergman


The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin | 1976-79 | UK | David Nobbs


Fawlty Towers | 1975-79 | UK | John Cleese & Connie Booth


The Fifth Seal | 1976 | Hungary | Fábri Zoltán


Five Easy Pieces | 1970 | USA | Bob Rafelson


The French Connection | 1971 | USA | William Friedkin


Fuji | 1974 | USA | Robert Breer


Get Carter | 1971 | UK | Mike Hodges


The Girl Chewing Gum | 1976 | UK | John Smith


Girlfriends | 1978 | USA | Claudia Weill


The Godfather | 1972 | USA | Francis Ford Coppola


The Godfather: Part II | 1974 | USA | Francis Ford Coppola


Gradiva | 1978 | France | Raymonde Carasco


Great | 1975 | UK | Bob Godfrey


Hard Labour | 1973 | UK | Mike Leigh


Harold and Maude | 1971 | USA | Hal Ashby


Heroic Purgatory | 1970 | Japan | Yoshida Kijū


House | 1977 | Japan | Obayashi Nobuhiko


Interiors | 1978 | USA | Woody Allen


Jabberwocky | 1971 | Czechoslovakia | Jan Švankmajer


Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles | 1975 | Belgium | Chantal Akerman


Just Another Saturday | 1975 | UK | Peter McDougall


Killer of Sheep | 1977 | USA | Charles Burnett


Land of Green Ginger | 1973 | UK | Alan Plater


The Last Picture Show | 1971 | USA | Peter Bogdanovich


Lenny | 1974 | USA | Bob Fosse


Live in Concert | 1979 | USA | Richard Pryor


The Long Goodbye | 1973 | USA | Robert Altman


The Man Who Fell to Earth | 1976 | UK | Nicolas Roeg


Manhattan | 1979 | USA | Woody Allen


MASH | 1970 | USA | Robert Altman


M*A*S*H | 1972-83 | USA | Larry Gelbart


Materialfilme | 1976 | West Germany | Birgit & Wilhelm Hein


McCabe & Mrs. Miller | 1971 | USA | Robert Altman


Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf | 1978 | UK | Alan Bennett


Mean Streets | 1973 | USA | Martin Scorsese


The Merchant of Four Seasons | 1971 | West Germany | Rainer Werner Fassbinder


Mirror | 1975 | USSR | Andrei Tarkovsky


Monty Python and the Holy Grail | 1975 | UK | Monty Python


Monty Python's Flying Circus | 1969-74 | UK | Monty Python


Monty Python's Life of Brian | 1979 | UK | Monty Python


The Morecambe & Wise Show | 1968-83 | UK | Eric Morecambe & Ernie Wise


The Mother and the Whore | 1973 | France | Jean Eustache


Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven | 1975 | West Germany | Rainer Werner Fassbinder


Multiple SIDosis | 1970 | USA | Sid Laverents


Mutations | 1972 | USA | Lillian Schwartz


Nashville | 1975 | USA | Robert Altman


Network | 1976 | USA | Sidney Lumet


A New Leaf | 1971 | USA | Elaine May


Nightfall. | 1971 | USA | Bas Jan Ader


Nuts in May | 1976 | UK | Mike Leigh


O Lucky Man! | 1973 | UK | Lindsay Anderson


Ofrenda | 1978 | Argentina | Claudio Caldini


One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest | 1975 | USA | Miloš Forman


One Way Boogie Woogie | 1977 | USA | James Benning


Orb | 1973 | USA | Larry Jordan


Our Day Out | 1977 | UK | Willy Russell


Painted Eightsome | 1970 | UK | Margaret Tait


Pandora | 1971 | Canada | Derek May


Part-Time Virgin | 1971 | UK | Mike Dunford


Pennies from Heaven | 1978 | UK | Dennis Potter


Picnic at Hanging Rock | 1975 | Australia | Peter Weir


Pixillation | 1970 | USA | Lillian Schwartz


Play It Again, Sam | 1972 | USA | Herbert Ross


Radio On | 1979 | UK | Chris Petit


Red Psalm | 1972 | Hungary | Jancsó Miklós


...Remote..... Remote.... | 1973 | Austria | Valie Export


Rising Damp | 1974-78 | UK | Eric Chappell


Sayonara CP | 1972 | Japan | Hara Kazuo


Scenes from a Marriage | 1973 | Sweden | Ingmar Bergman


Serpico | 1973 | USA | Sidney Lumet


Shuttlecock | 1976 | UK | Henry Livings


Stalker | 1979 | USSR | Andrei Tarkovsky


The Stepford Wives | 1975 | USA | Bryan Forbes


A Swedish Love Story | 1970 | Sweden | Roy Andersson


Synchromy | 1971 | Canada | Norman McLaren


Taxi | 1978-83 | USA | James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, & Ed. Weinberger


Taxi Driver | 1976 | USA | Martin Scorsese


Ten Minutes Older | 1978 | Latvia | Herz Frank


3 Women | 1977 | USA | Robert Altman


Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets | 1971 | Japan | Terayama Shūji


The Tin Drum | 1979 | West Germany | Volker Schlöndorff


Touki-Bouki | 1973 | Senegal | Djibril Diop Mambéty


Traitor | 1971 | UK | Dennis Potter


The Travelling Players | 1975 | Greece | Theo Angelopoulos


The Two Ronnies | 1971-87 | UK | Ronnie Barker & Ronnie Corbett


UFOs | 1972 | USA | Lillian Schwartz


Upstairs, Downstairs | 1971-75 | UK | Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins, John Hawkesworth, & John Whitney


Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper | 1972 | Canada | David Rimmer


Walkabout | 1971 | UK / Australia | Nicolas Roeg


The Warriors | 1979 | USA | Walter Hill


What’s Up, Doc? | 1972 | USA | Peter Bogdanovich


Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? | 1973-74 | UK | Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais


When the Boat Comes In | 1976-81 | UK | James Mitchell


The Wicker Man | 1973 | UK | Robin Hardy


Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory | 1971 | USA | Mel Stuart


A Woman Under the Influence | 1974 | USA | John Cassavetes


World on a Wire | 1973 | West Germany | Rainer Werner Fassbinder


Young Frankenstein | 1974 | USA | Mel Brooks


Young Person's Guide to Cinema | 1974 | Japan | Terayama Shūji