Oh Thou, Stationary Cinematography! What Art Thou Trying To Tell Me While Seducing My Sight?!

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

-Ending sequence of L'Eclisse (1962). Starts at 0:50. Barely made the cut because the camera moves from time to time.
-Harbor collage sequence after the aftermath in the black-and-white opening of Tokyo Drifter (1966). Watch here. Starts at 3:04; lasts one minute.
-Half of the movie of Paradise: Love (2012). Half of the movie, however, is not enough.
-Half of the movie of Paradise: Faith (2012). Half of the movie, however, is not enough.
-Half of the movie of Paradise: Hope (2013). Half of the movie, however, is not enough.
-Opening sequence of Blood Simple. (1984). Watch here. Lasts 50 seconds.
-Opening sequence of No Country for Old Men (2007), plus some instances throughout. Watch here. Start at…

  • The Color of Pomegranates
  • Reconstruction
  • My Childhood
  • My Ain Folk
  • Still Life
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Variations on the Same Theme
  • My Way Home
  • The Meetings of Anna
  • The Legend of Suram Fortress
  • Ashik Kerib
  • Black Rain
  • The Seventh Continent
  • In Memory of the Day Passed By
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • Sonatine
  • 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance
  • The Corridor
  • Few of Us
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Cure
  • The Hole
  • The Wind Will Carry Us
  • Kikujiro
  • What Time Is It There?
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
  • Japón
  • Distant
  • The Return
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Tropical Malady
  • Innocence
  • The Cave of the Yellow Dog
  • Caché
  • I Don't Want to Sleep Alone
  • Climates
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Silent Light
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Dogtooth
  • Knifer
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Honey
  • Attenberg
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • Outside Satan
  • After Lucia
  • Stranger by the Lake
  • Rams
  • End of Contract