Exodus. Despite its four-hour duration and pro-Zionist tirade, the film version of the bestseller about the birth of Israel is an expert, inspiring political thriller.
The Sundowners. A lusty slice of life in Australia's sheep-steeped outback, with Robert Mitchum as a bushtown drifter, Deborah Kerr as his worried wife.
The Magnificent Seven. The best western so far this year, this film is an impressive and occasionally profound contemplation of the life of violence.
The Virgin Spring (in Swedish). Ingmar Bergman's beautifully filmed, holy if horrible Gothic myth in which good and evil, Christian...