Black and white films have lost their course in the last few decades. However, from the cinematography point of view, black and white films have volunteered in creating some of the masterpieces. These films have given the best cinema moments.
Below are some of the best black and white films.
In 1970s Mexico City, Cleo is one of two domestic helpers who assists Antonio and Sofa in caring for their four children. When Antonio rushes away with his mistress and Cleo discovers she’s pregnant, complications erupt quickly. Sofa invites Cleo on a much-needed holiday to clear her head. She bonds with the family when she chooses to take the kids on vacation.
2. Citizen Kane
Charles Foster Kane, the newspaper baron and one of America’s, if not the world’s, wealthiest and most influential men, dies. A newspaperman ponders his history in search of the meaning of his mysterious last word: “Rosebud.” He discovers proof of a child who was kidnapped from his family and forced to serve Mammon. As he matures into a man, Charles Foster Kane pursues a career. He pursues as a newspaper reporter in order to pursue his ideals. He marries the niece of the man who would become President of the United States. As he gains power, he loses more and more of his soul. Kane’s wealth and power do not offer him joy, since he has lost his youthful idealistic outlook, as has the America he represents.
Rick Blaine, an exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightclub in Casablanca during World War II. Blaine, a cynical lone wolf, gets his hands on two valuable letters of transportation. When Nazi Major Strasser comes in Casablanca, sycophantic police Captain Renault does everything in his power to appease him, including capturing Victor Laszlo, a Czechoslovak underground leader. Lazslo arrives with Ilsa, Rick’s one-time sweetheart, much to Rick’s surprise. Rick is enraged with Ilsa for abandoning him in Paris, but when he discovers she had good reason, they plan to reunite via the letters of transit.
Alma, a young nurse, is assigned to Elisabeth Vogler, an actress who appears to be in good condition but refuses to speak. She continually speaks to Elisabeth while they are together, but she never receives a response. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a compassionate Elisabeth, only to discover that her own personality has been absorbed into Elisabeth’s character.
Herman J. Mankiewicz, a bedridden American screenwriter holed up in the secluded North Verde Ranch in the heart of the Mojave Desert, has sixty days to complete the first draught of the Citizen Kane (1941) script. Herman J. Mankiewicz, who is battling alcoholism, teams up with Orson Welles, Hollywood’s twenty-four-year-old golden kid, and starts to work. Herman J. Mankiewicz chose to draw inspiration from his days working for MGM, his connection with newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, and Hearst’s twenty-year-old girlfriend, actress Marion Davies of the Ziegfeld Follies because RKO had already given Orson Welles full freedom.
6. Malcolm And Marie
Following a joyous film presentation, a filmmaker returns home with his girlfriend, eagerly anticipating critical and financial success. As truths about their relationships begin to surface, the evening takes a turn, putting their love to the test.