Manuel Ferrari

Cómo estar muerto; A propósito de Buenos Aires

Argentina

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Avventura, L'

1960

Michelangelo Antonioni

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Europa 51

1952

Roberto Rossellini

Husbands

1970

John Cassavetes

Man with a Movie Camera

1929

Dziga Vertov

Pickpocket

1959

Robert Bresson

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Rocco and his Brothers

1960

Luchino Visconti

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Comments

Breathless: The first modern movie, pure cinema avant-garde.

Pickpocket: The most precise, scientific and, at the same time, realistic movie about a precise action.

Husbands: Probably one of the most sensitive and radical movies about friendship.

La règle du jeu: The invention of mise en scène.

Citizen Kane: The most realistic movie ever made about human power.

Europa ’51: The most fair and powerful movie about the horrors of war.

L’Avventura: Cinema poetry made by an artist.

Rocco and his Brothers: The definitive historical movie – the history of a nation through one family.

Tokyo Story: The reason why mise en scène in cinema can become so precise but, simultaneously, so poetic.

Man with a Movie Camera: The city and the cinema as one of the most intense marriages. The invention of one type of documentary.

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