Tadao Sato

Film critic; film historian; president, Nihon Eiga Daigaku (Japan Institute of the Moving Image)

Japan

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Banana Paradise

1989

Tung Wang

Bogey-Man, The

1980

Govindan Aravindan

Children of Heaven

1997

Majid Majidi

Ferocious Saint Lord of the Gobi

2000

I. Nyamgavaa

Line of Destiny, The

1956

Lester James Peries

Man of the Story

1996

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Mandala

1981

Im Kwon-taek

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Ugetsu Monogatari

1953

Mizoguchi Kenji

Where is My Friend's House?

1989

Abbas Kiarostami

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