Paul Julian Smith

Distinguished professor, Graduate Center, CUNY, New York

UK/US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Amores Perros

2000

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Holly Girl, The

2004

Lucrecia Martel

Imitation of Life

1959

Douglas Sirk

In The Mood For Love

2000

Wong Kar Wai

Meet Me In St. Louis

1944

Vincente Minnelli

Psycho

1960

Alfred Hitchcock

Talk to Her

2002

Pedro Almodóvar

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

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