Pam Engel

Co-founder, New Wave Films

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Au Hasard Balthazar

1966

Robert Bresson

Avventura, L'

1960

Michelangelo Antonioni

Fanny and Alexander

1984

Ingmar Bergman

Landscape in the Mist

1988

Theodoros Angelopoulos

Late Spring

1949

Ozu Yasujirô

Mirror

1974

Andrei Tarkovsky

North by Northwest

1959

Alfred Hitchcock

Passion of Joan of Arc

1927

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Pather Panchali

1955

Satyajit Ray

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Comments

An impossible task, and inevitably I have to choose from films that have had time to mature. My worst omission is Godard – I could not pick out one that was so much better than all his others.

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