Roger Michell

Venus; Changing Lanes

UK

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Baby and the Battleship, The

1956

Jay Lewis

Bidone, Il

1955

Federico Fellini

Bob le flambeur

1956

Jean-Pierre Melville

Cranes are Flying, The

1957

Mikhail Kalatozov

Dry Rot

1956

Maurice Elvey

High Society

1956

Charles Walters

Killing, The

1956

Stanley Kubrick

Man Escaped, A

1956

Robert Bresson

Reach for the Sky

1956

Lewis Gilbert

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Comments

I find the whole greatest-hits thing preposterous and to demonstrate (if it needs any demonstration) the glorious plurality of film have simply chosen ten films that I really love watching which were either made or released in the year of my birth.

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