David Filipi

Director; film & video, Wexner Center of the Arts, Columbus

US

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Au Hasard Balthazar

1966

Robert Bresson

Best Years of Our Lives, The

1946

William Wyler

Close-Up

1989

Abbas Kiarostami

Dazed and Confused

1993

Richard Linklater

Jetée, La

1962

Chris Marker

Lawrence of Arabia

1962

David Lean

Napoleon

1927

Abel Gance

Psycho

1960

Alfred Hitchcock

Safe

1994

Todd Haynes

Sunset Blvd.

1950

Billy Wilder

Comments

This is simply a list of the right films experienced at the right times. It pains me to leave out Ford, Lang, Welles, Godard, Tati, the Marx Brothers etc, but it’s time to include some more recent films.

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