Veiko Õunpuu

Essayist, producer and filmmaker

Estonia

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Autumn Afternoon, An

1962

Ozu Yasujirô

Bohemian Life, The

1992

Aki Kaurismaki

Diary of a Country Priest

1951

Robert Bresson

Even the Dwarves Started Small

1970

Werner Herzog

Faces

1968

John Cassavetes

Fear Eats the Soul

1974

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Medea

1970

Pier Paolo Pasolini

olvidados, Los

1950

Luis Buñuel

Solaris

1972

Andrei Tarkovsky

Stranger than Paradise

1982

Jim Jarmusch

Comments

It is very hard to choose just ten films out of every one ever made, so I am going to choose those that have made the biggest impact on me. Although there are more truly exceptional films, some that might be better made or more important to film history, these were the ones that left me completely speechless and wondering. I look up with great respect to all of the directors here.

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