Films byTexts by 1946
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1946, 104’

A British wartime aviator cheats death and must argue for his life before a celestial court after someone is sent down to Earth to retrieve him. Only in the meantime, something unexpected happens: love.


“Where were you born?”



Georges Rouquier, 1946, 90’

Farrebique chronicles the lives of a peasant family during one year after the Second World War. Rouquier chose to focus on the village of Goutrens, in his home region of Aveyron. Farrebique is the name of a farmstead that has been owned by the same family for generations.

William Wyler, 1946, 170’

“This is the only thing I’ve ever seen where the picture started and three minutes later I was dissolved in tears, and I cried for two hours plus after that. That was the opening sequence in The Best Years of Our Lives.

Howard Hawks, 1946, 116’

Vivian: You’ve forgotten one thing – me.

Philip Marlowe: What’s wrong with you?

Vivian: Nothing you can’t fix.