Cult Vault: The Collection

The complete collection of underground films chosen by the global industry pros

Cult Vault #11: Pedro Costa on Numero Zero by Jean Eustache

“I know a lot of films that other people don’t know,” Nan Goldin said when we asked for her Cult Vault. Over the last few years, we’ve mined the obsessive passions of directors and artists all over the world by asking them to share their underground film secrets. Along the way we’ve discovered some brilliantly obscure and unsung treasures, by asking filmmakers we love, who they love: Pedro Almodovar introduced us to his late friend Ivan Zulueta’s 1980 tale of drug addiction and vampirism Arrebato, and Bruce La Bruce gave us Frank Perry’s 1972 Play it as it Lays (“A jaded, realistic portrait of LA’s seamy underbelly that goes a long way toward explaining the Lohans of today.”). There was also Nick Broomfield’s idiosyncractic recommendation of a film entirely about a man trying to escape from a sandpit. Here’s all our discoveries so far….

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Cult Vault #1: Bernard Rose on The Party
Cult Vault #6: Bruce LaBruce on The Driver's Seat
Cult Vault #11: Pedro Costa on Numero Zero by Jean Eustache
Cult Vault #16: Ken Loach on A Blonde in Love
Cult Vault #21: Peter Strickland on Outer Space
Cult Vault #26: Mark Cousins on A Moment of Innocence
Cult Vault #31: Jennifer Lynch on Dad's in Heaven with Nixon
Cult Vault #36: Bruce LaBruce on Play It as It Lays
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