Moinak Biswas

Professor of Film Studies, Jadavpur University

Voted for

Apur Sansar1958Satyajit Ray
Pierrot le fou1965Jean-Luc Godard
Late Spring1949Yasujirō Ozu
SUBARNAREKHA1965Ritwik Ghatak
Mirror1975Andrei Tarkovsky
Close-up1989Abbas Kiarostami
Rosetta1999Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Viridiana1961Luis Buñuel
Hidden2004Michael Haneke
The Hour of the Furnaces1968Fernando Solanas


There are no ten best films. These are films that came to mind as I closed my eyes and thought of an archive disposing of its collection as it prepares to close down. What if I was allowed to rag-pick? I have picked the films that, in Raymond Bellour's happy phrase, "we accompany".