Pablo Stoll

Whisky; 25 Watts

Uruguay

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Apartment, The

1960

Billy Wilder

Dependent, The

Leonardo Favio

Election

1999

Alexander Payne

Executioner, The

1963

Luis García Berlanga

Memories of Underdevelopment

1968

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Night of the Living Dead, The

1968

George A Romero

Rio 40 Graus

1955

Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Rio Bravo

1958

Howard Hawks

Stranger than Paradise

1982

Jim Jarmusch

Ciénaga, La

2001

Lucrecia Martel

Comments

Rio 40 gradus: Few times has cinema portrayed so beautifully the core of a city.

Rio Bravo: What else is there to say about it? The best opening sequence ever?

The Apartment: “Shut up and deal.”

El Verdugo: The best work of Berlanga and Ascona, and they were the best.

Memorias del Subdesarrollo: A revolutionary film about the limits of a revolution.

The Night of the Living Dead: The most political film of the 60s.

El Dependiente: The best film of a great filmaker: Leonardo Favio is the only still active Latin-American film master.

Stranger than Paradise: “I don’t know Willy, poor guy. God, you shouldn’t have given him such a hard time. Can you imagine working in a factory?” “No, I can’t. You know I feel bad.”

Election: “Pick Flick!”

La Ciénaga: The best film of the new Latin-American cinema. It’s Lucrecia’s world, the rest of us just live in it.

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