Jean-Philippe Tessé

Deputy chief editor, Cahiers du Cinéma

France

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Awful Truth, The

1937

Leo McCarey

General, The

1926

Buster Keaton

Histoire(s) du cinéma

Jean-Luc Godard

Imitation of Life

1959

Douglas Sirk

Maison des bois, La

Maurice Pialat

Maman et la putain, La

1973

Jean Eustache

Night of the Hunter, The

1955

Charles Laughton

Twin Peaks

David Lynch

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

Where is My Friend's House?

1989

Abbas Kiarostami

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