Kevin MacDonald

Touching the Void; State of Play

UK

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968

Stanley Kubrick

Ascent, The

1976

Larisa Shepitko

I Vitelloni

1953

Federico Fellini

Leopard, The

1963

Luchino Visconti

Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The

1943

Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

Magnificent Ambersons, The

1942

Orson Welles

Shoah

1985

Claude Lanzmann

Singin' in the Rain

1951

Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Some Like It Hot

1959

Billy Wilder

Thin Blue Line, The

1989

Errol Morris

Comments

These are the films which occur to me today – but next week the list would probably change. It is a mixture of films which were important to me because of the time I saw them in my own life, films which have been influential on my own work and films which I just enjoyed enormously.

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