Patricia White

Centennial Professor of Film and Media Studies

Voted for

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles1975Chantal Akerman
Beau travail1998Claire Denis
Meek's Cutoff2010Kelly Reichardt
Far from Heaven2002Todd Haynes
In the Mood for Love2000Wong Kar Wai
Written on the Wind1956Douglas Sirk
Madame de...1953Max Ophuls
Fear Eats the Soul1974Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Vertigo1958Alfred Hitchcock
Late Spring1949Yasujirō Ozu


Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

1975 Belgium, France

An extraordinary correlation of film language --temporal, spatial, rhythmic, to female experience. Fierce inscription of point-of-view. A performance of exceptional grace and control.

Beau travail

1998 France

Choreography of cameras and (male) bodies.