Peter von Bagh

Critic; historian; programmer, Midnight Sun Film Festival; artistic director, Il Cinema Ritrovato

Finland/Italy

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Angèle

1934

Marcel Pagnol

Canterbury Tale, A

1944

Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

Distant Drums

1951

Raoul Walsh

Iris and the Lieutenant

1946

Alf Sjöberg

Ivan the Terrible

1945

Sergei M Eisenstein

Late Spring

1949

Ozu Yasujirô

Nazarín

1958

Luis Buñuel

Only Angels Have Wings

1939

Howard Hawks

Party Girl

1958

Nicholas Ray

Wedding March, The

1928

Erich von Stroheim

Comments

I was approached by two different letters & requests as both a critic and a director, and I have proceeded accordingly. This means that I have two lists, entirely different, and corresponding to my schizofrenia about the roles that were the cause of the two letters.

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