Casper Tybjerg

Associate Professor

Voted for

The Country Doctor1909D. W. Griffith
The Kid1921Charles Chaplin
Napoléon1927Abel Gance
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans1927F.W. Murnau
The Passion of Joan of Arc1927Carl Th. Dreyer
How Green Was My Valley1941John Ford
Les Enfants du paradis1945Marcel Carné
Seven Samurai1954Akira Kurosawa
The Leopard1963Luchino Visconti
An Autumn Afternoon1962Yasujirō Ozu


Five silents, five talkies. I’ve given a list of masterpieces, of films of great human and cinematic richness, to represent the sweep of film history, but these are also all films that have meant a great deal to me in my life. After much consideration, I have left the list unchanged from 2012.