Joko Anwar

Joni's Promise; Forbidden Door

Indonesia

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Crying Game, The

1992

Neil Jordan

Exorcist, The

1973

William Friedkin

Holy Mountain, The

1973

Alejandro Jodorowsky

Miracle of Marcelino

1955

Ladislao Vajda

Nights of Cabiria

1957

Federico Fellini

Punch-Drunk Love

2002

Paul Thomas Anderson

There Will Be Blood

2007

Paul Thomas Anderson

To Kill a Mockingbird

1962

Robert Mulligan

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

Comments

My favourite movie of all time, Punch-Drunk Love proves that a movie can be rebellious while still being modest. The Crying Game was my film school. I stole a lot from it. Miracle of Marcelino is still the best movie about class. The Holy Mountain – oh, how my eyes bleed! In many colours. Nights of Cabiria is the best of neo-realism. There Will Be Blood should have won the Oscar. The Exorcist is still the best horror movie of all time.

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