I don't know if I've seen anything by Greenaway other than Prospero's Books, which was horrid (imho, obviously). I had high expectations for that one and was sorely disappointed (although if you closed you eyes and just listened to Gielgud reciting from The Tempest it got a lot better).
I do agree about Betty Blue.
Funny, I do the opposite. I turn the sound down and just watch the visuals. The Pillow Book was another one I liked.
Yeah.... Beatrice Dalle
Nights of Cabiria
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
(it's been a while since i watched almodovar, so i don't know if i would find it tiresome now or not.)
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ( does that count?)
Aguirre Insomnia Spoorloos (The Vanishing) Breaker Morant (actually Australian, but I really like it, so I'm including it) Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Layer Cake Sexy Beast Good call on Das Boot. Regarding Irreversible and I Stand Alone, I imagine I could stomach them, but I'm not sure I want to.
Wasn't Sexy Beast an Australian film? I thought it was terrific. The performance by Ben Kingsley was absolutly out of this world and so different for him. Also Rocco e Suoi Fratelli. Anything by Visconti really, but they can be tiresome to watch.