Milcho Manchevski

Before the Rain; Dust

Macedonia

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Amadeus

Milos Forman

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Dekalog

Krzysztof Kieslowski

Goodfellas

1990

Martin Scorsese

Happiness

1998

Todd Solondz

In the Realm of the Senses

1976

Nagisa Oshima

Katzelmacher

1969

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Persona

1966

Ingmar Bergman

Tenant, The

1976

Roman Polanski

Comments

The Tenant: Like Ravel’s Bolero – just a few notes, and then they grow and grow…

Citizen Kane: Cinema is divided before and after Kane.

Happiness: Deliciously subversive, pushes it and pushes it. And then some more.

Goodfellas: Exuberant joy in friendship. And in filmmaking.

The Decalogue (any one of the 10): The Sistine Chapel of cinema.

Amadeus: So human.

Breathless: Contagious lightness.

In the Realm of the Senses: Liberating obsession.

Persona: Exploring. Freely.

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