Jan Lumholdt

Critic, Svenska Dagbladet

Sweden

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Christine

1937

Julien Duvivier

Dirty Harry

1971

Don Siegel

Duck Soup

1933

Leo McCarey

I Was Born, But…

1932

Ozu Yasujirô

King of Comedy, The

1983

Martin Scorsese

Kingdom, The

1997

Lars von Trier

Lift to the Scaffold

1958

Louis Malle

Night of the Hunter, The

1955

Charles Laughton

North by Northwest

1959

Alfred Hitchcock

Portrait of Jennie

1948

William Dieterle

Comments

Many of these films were first seen through the wide and unassuming eyes of a young boy, then later through the discerning ones of a seasoned grown-up. To both fellows, they hit home.

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