Clockwise from top left: the dark silhouette of a man riding a lawn mower against an open sky imbued with the yellow ochre of a residual sunset in The Straight Story (1999); Alain Delon, wearing a fedora and a trenchcoat, directs an icy stare toward the camera in Le Samouraï (1967); Jackie Chan practices the art of intoxicated fighting amid a verdant, mountainous landscape in Drunken Master (1978); Laura Dern and Eric Stoltz share a tender moment by the beach in Mask (1985).

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