Marek Hendrykowski

Professor, film historian, expert, Polish Institute of Film Art; editor-in-chief, IMAGES International Journal of European Film, Performing Arts and Audiovisual Communication

Poland

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

1963

Federico Fellini

Amarcord

1972

Federico Fellini

Blow Up

1966

Michelangelo Antonioni

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Eroica

1958

Andrzej Munk

Modern Times

1936

Charles Chaplin

Persona

1966

Ingmar Bergman

Rashomon

1950

Akira Kurosawa

Secrets and Lies

1996

Mike Leigh

Viridiana

1961

Luis Buñuel

Comments

The keys to this list are simple: 1) contribution to film art (masterpiece syndrome); 2) artistic expression in view of man’s drama in the contemporary world; and 3) social impact on modern consciousness and imagination.

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