Alan Pauls

Writer

Argentina

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

eclisse, L'

1962

Michelangelo Antonioni

Full Moon in Paris

1984

Eric Rohmer

Hitler: A Film from Germany

1977

Hans Jurgen Syberberg

Love Streams

1984

John Cassavetes

Maman et la putain, La

1973

Jean Eustache

Prenom: Carmen

1983

Jean-Luc Godard

Rocco and his Brothers

1960

Luchino Visconti

Sacrifice, The

1986

Andrei Tarkovsky

Stromboli

1950

Roberto Rossellini

Comments

These are ten films that make me ask — every time I see them, and I’ve seen them a lot of times — the same two questions: 1) what the hell is that?; and b) what kind of world would it be without cinema?

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