Alexey Medvedev

Film critic and director of programming. 2-in-1 IFF

Russia

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

1963

Federico Fellini

Age d'Or, L'

1930

Luis Buñuel

Andrei Rublev

1966

Andrei Tarkovsky

Closely Observed Trains

1966

Jiří Menzel

Death of Mr Lazarescu, The

2005

Cristi Puiu

Magnificent Ambersons, The

1942

Orson Welles

Metropolis

1927

Fritz Lang

Pulp Fiction

1994

Quentin Tarantino

Red Sorghum

1987

Zhang Yimou

Spellbound

1945

Alfred Hitchcock

Comments

All of these are examples of classical cinema with universal accessibility and display the deepest and most intimate auteur’s intuition about the world and human beings. I’m afraid there is no sense in elaborating this further.

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