Anchalee Chaiworaporn

Critic

Thailand

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

400 Blows, The

1959

François Truffaut

Bicycle Thieves, The

1948

Vittorio de Sica

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

In the Realm of the Senses

1976

Nagisa Oshima

Piano, The

1992

Jane Campion

Rashomon

1950

Akira Kurosawa

Spirit of the Beehive, The

1973

Víctor Erice

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

2010

Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Yellow Earth

1984

Chen Kaige

Comments

As an academic, a critic, a woman and a film buff, my selections are based on the films’ achievements in developing film theories, new cinematic languages, social identification – and on my personal enjoyment. The top one combines all these elements.

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