Hynek Pallas

Critic, Svenska Dagbladet, editor of the tv-series Bergman’s Video at Swedish Television, and the director of the forthcoming feature-length documentary Bergman’s Video

Sweden

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

35 Shots of Rum

2008

Claire Denis

Chungking Express

1994

Wong Kar Wai

Daisies

1966

Vera Chytilová

Ear, The

1969

Karel Kachyna

Leopard, The

1963

Luchino Visconti

Night of the Hunter, The

1955

Charles Laughton

Persona

1966

Ingmar Bergman

Samouraï, Le

1967

Jean-Pierre Melville

Stalker

1979

Andrei Tarkovsky

We Won't Grow Old Together

1972

Maurice Pialat

Comments

The best films to me are those that reflect the times they were made in, with regards to content or form. Or films that capture the raw intensity between people in relationships – that thing we call love and the things people will or won’t do for it.

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