Cinema: The Year's Best Films

CHLOE IN THE AFTERNOON. The best of Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Tales, a blithe and biting comedy about marriage and temptation.

CRIES AND WHISPERS. An especially intense and private work by Ingmar Bergman, with some astonishing acting (to be reviewed next week).

DELIVERANCE. A dazzling visual tour de force by John Boorman about four Georgia businessmen struggling to survive a nightmarish voyage into the backwoods.

THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE. Luis Buñuel's intricate and elegant dissection of middle-class amorality, shrewd and very funny.

FRENZY. Alfred Hitchcock approaches top form again with this droll little study in terror.

THE GODFATHER. Not only a phenomenon but a...

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