Film Highlights of 2000

Here are the films I saw in 2000 and heartily recommend (presented in the order seen):

The Sweet Hereafter
(1997, Canada, Atom Egoyan)
The Iron Giant (1999, USA, Brad Bird)
South: Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition (1919, UK, Frank Hurley)
The Straight Story (1991, USA, David Lynch)
Run Lola Run (1998, Germany, Tom Tykwer)
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999, USA, Trey Parker)
Pride and Prejudice — the BBC mini-series (1995, UK, Simon Langton)
Wonder Boys (2000, USA, Curtis Hanson)
Not One Less (1999, China, Zhang Yimou)
All About My Mother (1999, Spain, Pedro Almodovar)
Wages of Fear (1953, France, Henri-Georges Clouzot)
The Virgin Suicides (1999, USA, Sofia Coppola)
The Edge of the World (1937, UK, Michael Powell)
The Limey (1999, USA, Steven Soderbergh)
Seven Samurai (1954, Japan, Akira Kurosawa)
Dancing at Lughnasa (1998, UK, Pat O’Connor)
The Singing Detective — British mini-series (1986, UK, Jon Amiel)
Tarzan (1999, USA, Disney)
Chicken Run (2000, UK, Peter Lord, Nick Park)
Tumbleweeds (1999, USA, Gavin O’Connor)
Fight Club (1999, USA, David Fincher)
Almost Famous (2000, USA, Cameron Crowe)
Elizabeth (1998, UK, Shekhar Kapur)
Project A (1983, Hong Kong, Jackie Chan)
Billy Elliott (2000, UK, Stephen Daldry)

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