Anjelika Artyukh

Professor of Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television

Voted for

Killer1989John Woo
Vertigo1958Alfred Hitchcock
Meshes of the Afternoon1943Maya Deren, Alexander Hackenschmied
The Hurt Locker2008Kathryn Bigelow
Blade Runner1982Ridley Scott
Casablanca1942Michael Curtiz
À bout de souffle1960Jean-Luc Godard
2001: A Space Odyssey1968Stanley Kubrick
Schindler's List1993Steven Spielberg
Arrival2016Denis Villeneuve




Brilliant artistic example of a story about friendship, love, honour and fidelity. Excellent music, acting and montage.


1958 USA

Magical story about trauma and the intention to get back lost love.

Meshes of the Afternoon

1943 USA

Female dreamworld with Freudian influence.

The Hurt Locker

2008 USA

Female gaze on contemporary war.

Blade Runner

1982 USA, Hong Kong

Design and sensibility of a Future which resonates with our time


1942 USA

Best film that was made during World War II.

À bout de souffle

1960 France

Film that provides the great spirit of the 60s

2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 USA, United Kingdom

Visual and technical masterpiece which was made without computer effects but still looks fresh.

Schindler's List

1993 USA

Film about the nature of fascism and the terror of the Holocaust


2016 USA

SF epic about complexity of communication between human and alien, verbal and visual languages.

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