David Sterritt

Critic; academic; Chair, National Film Critics Association, US; editorial board, Film Quarterly Books; criterion contributor,Tikkun / Tikkun.org

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968

Stanley Kubrick

Antonio das Mortes

1969

Glauber Rocha

Au Hasard Balthazar

1966

Robert Bresson

Crowd, The

1928

King Vidor

Out 1: Spectre

1973

Jacques Rivette

Page of Madness, A

1926

Teinosuke Kinugasa

Vagabond

1985

Agnès Varda

Vertigo

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

Wavelength

1967

Michael Snow

Woman Under the Influence, A

1974

John Cassavetes

Comments

Although this list is a snapshot of one moment in my long movie life, most of the films have recurred frequently in my best-ever lists, and each has become an integral part of how I think and feel. Long may they flourish in film culture(s) everywhere

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