Uri Klein

Film critic, Haaretz

Israel

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Avventura, L'

1960

Michelangelo Antonioni

Birds, The

1963

Alfred Hitchcock

Imitation of Life

1959

Douglas Sirk

North by Northwest

1959

Alfred Hitchcock

Rio Bravo

1958

Howard Hawks

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Shoah

1985

Claude Lanzmann

Singin' in the Rain

1951

Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

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Ten films that at various crucial points have played an essential role in my evolution as a film viewer, critic and teacher. Ten films, each of which can complete the sentence: the cinema is…

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