Sonia Genaitay

BFI National Archive

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Andrei Rublev

1966

Andrei Tarkovsky

Apocalypse Now

1979

Francis Ford Coppola

Dogville

2003

Lars von Trier

Gertrud

1964

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Jetée, La

1962

Chris Marker

Magnolia

1999

Paul Thomas Anderson

Playtime

1967

Jacques Tati

Tale of Tales, A

1979

Yuri Norstein

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The

1964

Jacques Demy

Walkabout

1970

Nicolas Roeg

Comments

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