Ian Francis

Director, Flatpack Festival

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battle of Algiers, The

1966

Gillo Pontecorvo

Cul-de-Sac

1966

Roman Polanski

Forbidden Zone, The

1980

Richard Elfman

Man with a Movie Camera

1929

Dziga Vertov

Mulholland Dr

2001

David Lynch

My Neighbour Totoro

1988

Miyazaki Hayao

Out of the Past

1947

Jacques Tourneur

Rear Window

1954

Alfred Hitchcock

Red Shoes, The

1948

Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger

Sunrise

1927

F. W. Murnau

Comments

After about five different versions, I took a tip from Sei Shonagon (via Sans Soleil, one that got away) and went for a list of things that quicken the heart.

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