Gia Elliot Selects

Gia Elliot Selects

Gia Elliot - director of Take Back the Night

"There is no platform quite like ARROW in its careful selection of films, and being asked to curate a list of my own from their titles is an honor. These films are my treasures. They are films my father let me stay up past bedtime to watch, films I saw at midnight screenings at art house theaters with sticky floors, films. rented from an old Blockbuster after carefully reading the backs of DVD covers for hours. They made me think, they made me cry, they scared the sh*t out of me, and they made me feel indescribably alive."

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Gia Elliot Selects
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    1920 • Germany • Directed by Robert Wiene

    In 1920, one brilliant movie jolted the postwar masses and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film history. That movie was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a plunge into the mind of insanity that severs all ties with the rational worl...

  • Metropolis

    1927 • Germany • Directed by Fritz Lang

    Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, Metropolis had for 75 years been seen only in shortened or truncated versions. Now, restored in Germany with state-of-the-art digital technology, under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation, a...