José Luis Guerín

In the City of Sylvia; Under Construction

Spain

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

City Lights

1931

Charles Chaplin

Floating Weeds

1959

Ozu Yasujirô

Gertrud

1964

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Letter From an Unknown Woman

1948

Max Ophüls

Limelight

1951

Charles Chaplin

Maman et la putain, La

1973

Jean Eustache

My Darling Clementine

1946

John Ford

Ordet

1955

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Woman of Paris, A

1923

Charles Chaplin

Comments

I find it impossible to be represented by fewer than 20 titles. My list might prove too traditional and not render an accurate picture of my general outlook in relation to cinema. Nevertheless, and due to the lack of time, I will have to disregard any choice strategy and rely on my current emotional memory, since some of my viewings are recent, but others less so.

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