These three links relate to some great big categories, to cinematic and narrative registers that predate, outpace, and generally obliterate our often trivial approaches to art, humanity, and everything.
Films like this require a different kind of viewing, maybe a different kind of viewer. But anyone who steps up can qualify. Haven’t heard of these? The best doesn’t always get to the multiplex. Dozens and scores and hundreds where they come from.
Mastery, or there really is such a thing as genius: