Brian McFarlane

Author and critic

Australia

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Brief Encounter

1945

David Lean

Chimes at Midnight

1966

Orson Welles

Great Day

1944

Lance Comfort

Nashville

1975

Robert Altman

Of Gods and Men

2010

Xavier Beauvois

Pather Panchali

1955

Satyajit Ray

Random Harvest

1942

Mervyn LeRoy

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

Third Man, The

1949

Carol Reed

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Comments

Not necessarily my ten ‘greatest’: I’ve settled for ten that have profoundly affected and sustained me as remarkable works of cinema over many years.

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