Alongside the regular Hollywood blockbuster production line runs a rich vein of progressive arthouse filmmaking, spawning such boundary pushing films stretching from existential horror classic 'Eraserhead' to modern sci-fi gem 'Melancholia'.
The protagonists on this list relationship to reality must be described as 'it's complicated'; watch as madness seeps through the cracks, aided by frankly ineffective asylums, lack of sleep, and drugs.
Ever felt like your workplace has Franz Kafka as its head manager? Then these movies exploring the absurd side of the modern corporate world are up your street. Includes Terry Gilliam classic 'Brazil', as well as underwatched Zach Galifianakis flick 'Visioneers'.
A disturbing collection of contemporary thrillers, featuring some of the most harrowing performances of all time from actors like Christian Bale in 'The Machinist', Brad Pitt in 'Fight Club' and Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Zodiac'. Yoga for your mind!