Götz Spielmann

Revanche; Antares

Austria

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

1963

Federico Fellini

Deer Hunter, The

1977

Michael Cimino

Grido, Il

1957

Michelangelo Antonioni

Husbands

1970

John Cassavetes

Navigator, The

1924

Buster Keaton

Sans Soleil

1982

Chris Marker

Silence, The

1963

Ingmar Bergman

To Be or Not To Be

1942

Ernst Lubitsch

Tokyo Story

1953

Ozu Yasujirô

Touch of Evil

1958

Orson Welles

Comments

To me, selecting ten films considered ‘all-time best’ seems almost presumptuous, bearing in mind the enormous abundance and wealth this art form has created. Detaching myself from this dilemma, I make a very personal selection. It contains those films which have most radically amplified my understanding of the boundless opportunities of story-telling in cinema. And it is about my very personal moments of happiness in cinema.

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