Slow movies have until now been largely confined to arthouse cinema, for film aficionados only. Not any more.
The pair never worked together, but their controversial depiction of sex links them in the minds of movie historians.
Netflix has chosen a high-quality Mexican arthouse movie as a flagship production for its new distribution model.
More than a quarter of art house movies are never made available in the UK.
Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul opened a 'Sleepcinemahotel' where audiences let their subconscious minds watch his movies as they fell asleep.