Pierre Rissient

Critic, curator, programmer, historian

France

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Angel

1937

Ernst Lubitsch

Assomoir, L'

1917

Albert Capellani

Faust

1926

F. W. Murnau

From Saturday to Sunday

1931

Gustav Machaty

Make Way for Tomorrow

1937

Leo McCarey

Mothering Heart, The

1913

D.W. Griffith

Not Wanted

1949

Ida Lupino

Pursued

1947

Raoul Walsh

The Tiger of Eschnapur/The Indian Tomb

1958

Fritz Lang

Whirlpool

1950

Otto Preminger

Comments

The ten best films? No, but TODAY’S ten essential films. PS From 2012, might it be Like Someone in Love by Abbas Kiarostami?

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