Psycho. Perhaps overly gruesome, and directed with an unusually heavy hand, this Hitchcock thriller nevertheless adds up to an expertly gothic nightmare.
The Story of Ruth. The Old Testament's four brief chapters are souped up, padded out, and somehow made into a movie that is commendably unepic.
Man in a Cocked Hat. Benumbingly British Comic Terry-Thomas comes uproariously into his own as an English foreign service officer who, determinedly misassisted by Peter Sellers, hurls a barrage of satire on the subject of statecraft.
Hiroshima, Mon Amour (French). The acknowledged New Wave masterpiece...