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THE PLACE PROMISED IN OUR EARLY DAYS | Dir. Makoto Shinkai & Yoshio Suzuki | 2004 | Japan | Animation/Romance | 91 mins | PG


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P for Pasolini 
PACIFIC RIM (Guillermo Del Toro, 2013)
PADDINGTON (Paul King, 2014)
PAPRIKA (Satoshi Kon, 2006) ^
PARADISE: LOVE (Ulrich Seidl, 2012) - German FF '13
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (Oren Peli, 2009)
PARANORMAN (Sam Fell & Chris Butler, 2012) ^
PARENTAL GUIDANCE (Andy Fickman, 2012) - Guest Review by Yue Jie
PARIS, TEXAS (Wim Wenders, 1984) ^ - Criterion Collection
PARKER (Taylor Hackford, 2013) - Guest Review by Ronnie Yeo
PASSION OF THE CHRIST, THE (Mel Gibson, 2004)
PATERSON (Jim Jarmusch, 2016) ^ - Anticipate Pictures
PATHER PANCHALI (Satyajit Ray, 1955) ^^ - Retrospective '12 / Criterion Collection
PATHS OF GLORY (Stanley Kubrick, 1957) ^^ - Criterion Collection
PEANUTS MOVIE, THE (Steve Martino, 2015)
PEPPERMINT CANDY (Lee Chang-dong, 1999) ^^
PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS (Thor Freudenthal, 2013) - Guest Review by Yue Jie
PERFECT STORM, THE (Wolfgang Petersen, 2000)
PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, THE (Stephen Chbosky, 2012) ^
PERSEPOLIS (Vincent Paronnaud/Marjane Satrapi, 2007) ^
PERSONAL SHOPPER (Olivier Assayas, 2016) - Criterion Collection
PHILADELPHIA STORY, THE (George Cukor, 1940)
PHILOMENA (Stephen Frears, 2013)
PHONE BOOTH (Joel Schumacher, 2002)
PI (Darren Aronofsky, 1998)
PIANIST, THE (Roman Polanski, 2002) ^
PICKPOCKET (Robert Bresson, 1959) ^ - Criterion Collection
PIERROT LE FOU (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965) - Criterion Collection
PIETA (Kim Ki-duk, 2012) ^ - Singapore Film Society '13
PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, A (Roy Andersson, 2014) - Swedish FF '17
PINOCCHIO (Hamilton Luske & Ben Sharpsteen, 1940) ^
PINOY SUNDAY (Ho Wi Ding, 2009)
PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS, THE (Peter Lord & Jeff Newitt, 2012)
PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, THE (Derek Cianfrance, 2013)
PLACE PROMISED IN OUR EARLY DAYS, THE (Makoto Shinkai, 2004)
PLANET OF THE APES (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1968) ^
PLATOON (Oliver Stone, 1986) ^
PLAYTIME (Jacques Tati, 1967) ^ - Criterion Collection
POETRY (Lee Chan-dong, 2010) ^ - Retrospective '11
POINT BLANK (Fred Cavaye, 2011)
POLICEMAN, THE (Ephraim Kishon, 1970) - Israel FF '10
PONYO (Hayao Miyazaki, 2008)
POP AYE (Kirsten Tan, 2017) 
POST MORTEM (Pablo Larrain, 2010) - Singapore International Festival of Arts '15
PRECIOUS (Lee Daniels, 2009)
PREDATORS (Nimrod Antal, 2010)
PREMIUM RUSH (David Koepp, 2012)
PRINCE OF TEARS (Yonfan, 2009)
PRINCESS BRIDE, THE (Rob Reiner, 1987)
PRISONERS (Denis Villeneuve, 2013) ^
PROMETHEUS (Ridley Scott, 2012)
PROMOTION, THE (Steve Conrad, 2008)
PSYCHO (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960) ^^
PUBLIC ENEMIES (Michael Mann, 2009)
PULP FICTION (Quentin Tarantino, 1994) ^^
PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002) ^ - Criterion Collection
PUPPETMASTER, THE (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1993) ^^ - Retrospective '16
PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, THE (Woody Allen, 1985) ^
Q for ...
QUANTUM OF SOLACE (Marc Forster, 2008)

R for Ray, Renoir & Rossellini
RABBIT HOLE (John Cameron Mitchell, 2010)
RACHEL GETTING MARRIED (Jonathan Demme, 2008)
RADIO DAYS (Woody Allen, 1987) ^
RAID: REDEMPTION, THE (Gareth Evans, 2012) ^
RAID 2: BERANDAL, THE (Gareth Evans, 2014) - Scum Cinema '15
RAINING IN THE MOUNTAIN (King Hu, 1979) ^ - Singapore Chinese FF '14
RAISE THE RED LANTERN (Zhang Yimou, 1991) ^
RAISING ARIZONA (Joel & Ethan Coen, 1987)
RAN (Akira Kurosawa, 1985) ^^ - Criterion Collection
RANGO (Gore Verbinski, 2011)
RASHOMON (Akira Kurosawa, 1950) ^^ - Criterion Collection
RATATOUILLE (Brad Bird, 2007)

RAW (Julia Ducournau, 2016) ^
READER, THE (Stephen Daldry, 2008)
REAR WINDOW (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954) ^^
REBELS OF THE NEON GOD (Tsai Ming-liang, 1992) ^
[REC] (Jaume Balaguero & Paco Plaza, 2008)
RECORD OF A TENEMENT GENTLEMAN (Yasujiro Ozu, 1947) - Criterion Collection
RED BEARD (Akira Kurosawa, 1965) ^ - Criterion Collection
RED CLIFF (John Woo, 2008) ^
RED CLIFF II (John Woo, 2009)
RED DESERT (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964) ^ - Criterion Collection
REDEMPTION (Steven Knight, 2013) - Guest Review by Raymond Tan
RED SHOES, THE (Powell & Pressburger, 1948) ^ - World Cinema Series '10 / Criterion Collection
RED TURTLE, THE (Michael Dudok de Wit, 2016) ^ - Animation Nation '16
REPULSION (Roman Polanski, 1965) ^ - Criterion Collection
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (Darren Aronofsky, 2000) ^^
REVENANT, THE (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, 2015) ^
RESERVOIR DOGS (Quentin Tarantino, 1992) ^
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD (Sam Mendes, 2009)
RIO (Carlos Saldanha, 2011)
RIO 2 (Carlos Saldanha, 2014 - Guest Review by Pedro Shiu
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (Peter Ramsey, 2012)
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (Rupert Wyatt, 2011)
RIVER CALLED TITAS, A (Ritwik Ghatak, 1973) - Criterion Collection
ROAD TO MANDALAY, THE (Midi Z, 2016) ^ - Singapore International FF '16
ROBIN HOOD (Ridley Scott, 2010)
ROBOCOP (Paul Verhoeven, 1987)
ROBOCOP (Jose Padilha, 2014)
ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS (Luchino Visconti, 1960) ^ - Italian FF '16
ROCK, THE (Michael Bay, 1996) - Criterion Collection
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (Gareth Edwards, 2016)
ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED (Marina Zenovich, 2008)
RONIN (John Frankenheimer, 1998)
ROOM (Lenny Abrahamson, 2015)
ROPE (Alfred Hitchcock, 1948) ^
ROSEMARY'S BABY (Roman Polanski, 1968) - Criterion Collection
ROVER, THE (David Michod, 2014)
ROYAL AFFAIR, A (Nikolaj Arcel, 2012)
RUBY SPARKS (Jonathan Daylon & Valerie Faris, 2012)
RUN LOLA RUN (Tom Tykwer, 1998) ^
RUNNER RUNNER (Brad Furman, 2013) - Guest Review by Raymond Tan
RUSH (Ron Howard, 2013) ^
RUSHMORE (Wes Anderson, 1998) - Criterion Collection
RUST AND BONE (Jacques Audiard, 2012) - French FF '12

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