Eva af Geijerstam

Critic

Sweden

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Atalante, L'

1934

Jean Vigo

Colour of Pomegranates, The

1968

Sergei Parajanov

Exterminating Angel, The

1962

Luis Buñuel

Happy Together

1997

Wong Kar Wai

Kaos

1984

Paolo and Vittorio Taviani

Night of the Hunter, The

1955

Charles Laughton

Once Upon a Time in America

1983

Sergio Leone

Seven Samurai

1954

Akira Kurosawa

Son, The

2002

Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne

Spirited Away

2001

Miyazaki Hayao

Comments

I left out the Kubricks and the Renoirs, the Scorseses and the Antonionis, the Godards and the Bergmans, the Vardas, the Rosis and the Rochas, the Rossellinis and the Fellinis, the Wilders and the Langs, the Murnaus and the Herzogs, the Fassbinders, the Coppolas and the Powell/Pressburgers, the Klimovs, the Kiarostamis, the Kieslowskis, the Tarkovskijs and the… – could go on for a long time. I’ve just kept the ten films that I’ve seen time and again, in which I’ve constantly discovered new layers of meaning and beauty. I’m sure that by tomorrow there’ll be a new list of ten. As of matter of fact there already is.

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