Challenging Filmmaking

Not all films are peaches and cream, and sometimes that's intentional.

Hard to watch and hard to love. Films that promote difficult filmmaking, the kind that festers in your mind after viewing it. Whether it is disturbing, abnormal or downright confusing, it's always worth checking some of these out.

Suggestions welcome!

There are 16 animated films in this list.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Perfect Blue
  • Paprika
  • Anomalisa
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Alice
  • Memories
  • Mind Game
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Angel's Egg
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Fantasia
  • Waking Life