L'arrivée d'un train à La Ciotat (1896)
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all the DOUCHEBAG USERS who mocked this movie should be banned forever from this community. You all watch movies just because of people like the Lumiers. Shame on you, unrespectful morons!
It was powerful stuff when it first came out. Audiences literally jumped from their seats because they thought the train was going to come right through the screen. It's the earliest example of the power of cinema.
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This movie ranks #1 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
This movie ranks #1 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
This movie ranks #5 in The Story of Film: An Odyssey
This movie ranks #29 in Brief Encounters
This movie ranks #34 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
This movie ranks #76 in Times' 100 Best French Films
This movie ranks #129 in Sight and Sound -The Greatest Documentaries of All Time
This movie ranks #279 in Silent but not Forgotten: The best silent films
This movie ranks #297 in The Top 300 Silent Era Films
This movie ranks #340 in Anthology Film Archives' Essential Cinema
This movie ranks #979 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?