Luke Gibbons

Professor of Irish Literary and Cultural Studies

Ireland

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

All That Heaven Allows

1955

Douglas Sirk

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Dead, The

1987

John Huston

Letter From an Unknown Woman

1948

Max Ophüls

Man with a Movie Camera

1929

Dziga Vertov

Million Dollar Baby

2004

Clint Eastwood

Paris, Texas

1984

Wim Wenders

Quiet Man, The

1952

John Ford

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Splendor in the Grass

1961

Elia Kazan

Comments

Criterion: their first impact has continued with repeated viewings over the years.

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