Andrew Haigh

Weekend; Greek Pete

UK

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Black Narcissus

1947

Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

Don't Look Now

1973

Nicolas Roeg

Five Easy Pieces

1970

Bob Rafelson

Holly Girl, The

2004

Lucrecia Martel

Insider, The

1999

Michael Mann

Last Night

Don McKellar

Point Blank

1967

John Boorman

Some Like It Hot

1959

Billy Wilder

Touch of Evil

1958

Orson Welles

Uzak/Distant

2003

Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Comments

This is a very hard list to make but whether it’s Lee Marvin's footsteps clattering down the hall, Deborah Kerr ringing the bell over the Himalayas or simply the joy on Jack Lemmon’s face when he returns from his date with the millionaire, there are moments in all of these films that have embedded themselves so deeply as to become as formative as my own experiences. If a film can manage that, then it's something truly special.

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