20 films released in 1981

Trances

Ahmed El Maanouni, 1981, Morocco

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Just Jaeckin, 1981, France

The Willmar 8

Lee Grant, 1981, United States

Documenteur

Agnès Varda, 1981, France

Mur Murs

Agnès Varda, 1981, France

Diva

Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1981, France

Lola

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1981, West Germany

Merry-Go-Round

Jacques Rivette, 1981, France

Golden Dreams (Sogni d'oro)

Nanni Moretti, 1981, Italy

The Black Cat (Gatto nero)

Lucio Fulci, 1981, Italy

Travel Songs

Jonas Mekas, 1981, United States