Nana Asfour

Freelance art; film writer

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battle of Algiers, The

1966

Gillo Pontecorvo

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Chronicle of a Disappearance, A

1996

Elia Suleiman

Close-Up

1989

Abbas Kiarostami

Days of Heaven

1978

Terrence Malick

Down By Law

1986

Jim Jarmusch

Fitzcarraldo

1981

Werner Herzog

Head-On

2003

Fatih Akin

Petites guerres, Les

1982

Maroun Baghdadi

Walkabout

1970

Nicolas Roeg

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