Find below the links to many films and screen stories examined in the books of the Fictional Worlds set.
These links are provided to enhance the readers' interactive experience. Most of the films are available in the public and university libraries, as well as on Netflix or other videorental services. This page offers links to the free or low-cost online screening options.
On this page, the links will be organized in the groups of 15, most relevant to each of the four books of the Fictional Worlds set, in the order they are examined in each volume.
Among the films under discussion in Book One, Fictional Worlds I: The Symbolic Journey & The Genre System are:
Dreams (Akira Kurosawa, 1990)
The Tragedy of Othello (Orson Welles, 1952)
L'Odissea (Franco Rossi, Mario Bava, 1968)
Ulysses (Mario Camerini, 1954)
The Odyssey (Andrei Konchalovsky, 1997)
The Lord of the Rings trilogy (Peter Jackson, 2001-2003)
Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
Modern Times (Charles Chaplin, 1936)
Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925)
Roman Holiday (William Wyler, 1953)
Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)
Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
Cast Away (Robert Zemeckis, 2000)
The Polar Express (Robert Zemeckis, 2004)
The Green Mile (Frank Darabont, 1999)