Laura Kern

Managing editor, Film Comment

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

400 Blows, The

1959

François Truffaut

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

1977

Steven Spielberg

Philadelphia Story, The

1940

George Cukor

Psycho

1960

Alfred Hitchcock

Rosemary's Baby

1968

Roman Polanski

Singin' in the Rain

1951

Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly

Splendor in the Grass

1961

Elia Kazan

Sullivan's Travels

1941

Preston Sturges

Sweet Smell of Success

1957

Alexander Mackendrick

Witness

1985

Peter Weir

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