The best movies tagged with indie

List of the 10 best films tagged with indie, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
No End in Sight
10

No End in Sight

C

hronological look at the fiasco in Iraq, especially decisions made in the spring of 2003 - and the backgrounds of those making decisions - immediately following the overthrow of Saddam: no occupation plan, an inadequate team to run the country, insufficient troops to keep order, and three edicts from the White House announced by Bremmer when he took over.

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Andrei Rublev
9

Andrei Rublev

T

he life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

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Ordet
8

Ordet

H

ow do we understand faith and prayer, and what of miracles? August 1925 on a Danish farm. Patriarch Borgan has three sons: Mikkel, a good-hearted agnostic whose wife Inger is pregnant, Johannes, who believes he is Jesus, and Anders, young, slight, in love with the tailor's daughter. The fundamentalist sect of the girl's father is anathema to Borgan's traditional Lutheranism; he opposes the marriage until the tailor forbids it, then Borgan's pride demands that it happen. Unexpectedly, Inger, who is the family's sweetness and light, has problems with her pregnancy. The rational doctor arrives, and a long night brings sharp focus to at least four views of faith.

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Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze)
7

Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze)

N

ominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost, Pasqualino is arrested for murder and later sent to fight in the army after committing sexual assault. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape by seducing a German officer.

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Late Spring (Banshun)
6

Late Spring (Banshun)

I

n the post-WWII Japan, the twenty-seven year-old Noriko Somiya lives a simple but happy life with her fifty-seven year-old widower father, the college professor Shukichi Somiya in the suburb of Tokyo. Noriko has recovered from a disease she had during the war, and her aunt Masa Taguchi and her friend Aya Kitagawa press her to get married. However, Noriko would rather stay single and taking care of her beloved father. When Masa finds a promising fiancé to Noriko, she tells that her father will remarry sooner, forcing the reluctant Noriko to take a decision.

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Ivan's Childhood (Ivanovo detstvo)
5

Ivan's Childhood (Ivanovo detstvo)

D

uring World War II, 12-year old Ivan works as a spy on the eastern front. The small Ivan can cross the German lines unnoticed to collect information. Three Soviet officers try to take care of this boy-child.

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Night and Fog (Nuit et brouillard)
4

Night and Fog (Nuit et brouillard)

T

he documentary film from French director Resnais set ten years after the Second World War depicts the problems of Auschwitz with shocking images from the concentration camps.

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Through a Glass Darkly (Sasom i en spegel)
3

Through a Glass Darkly (Sasom i en spegel)

A

young woman, Karin, has recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital. On the island with her is her lonely brother and kind, but increasingly desperate husband ('Max von Sydow'). They are joined by Karin's father ('Gunnar Björnstrand'), who is a world-traveling author that is estranged to his children. The film depicts how Karin's grip on reality slowly slips away and how the bonds between the family members are changing in light of this fact.

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The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups)
2

The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups)

I

ntensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

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Sansho the Bailiff (Sansho dayu)
1

Sansho the Bailiff (Sansho dayu)

I

n medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

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