Peter Labuza

Researcher, International Cinematographers Guild

Voted for

A Trip Down Market Street1906Harry J. Miles
Only Angels Have Wings1939Howard Hawks
How Green Was My Valley1941John Ford
To Be or Not to Be1942Ernst Lubitsch
Vertigo1958Alfred Hitchcock
Dragon Inn1967King Hu
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles1975Chantal Akerman
Stop Making Sense1984Jonathan Demme
35 RHUMS2008Claire Denis
Cameraperson2016Kirsten Johnson


A list of titles that have left their mark on me, often at certain moments in my life where cinema and reality are often inseparable. For fun, an alternative of twelve others that have left lasting impressions:

Night Nurse (William Wellman, 1931)

The Long Gray Line (John Ford, 1955)

Uptight! (Jules Dassin, 1968)

Duelle (Jacques Rivette, 1976)

Mikey and Nicky (Elaine May, 1976)

New York, New York (Martin Scorsese, 1977)

The Killing Floor (Bill Duke, 1984)

Nitrate Kisses (Barbara Hammer, 1990)

Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1990)

The Night (Mohamed Malas, 1992)

Disorder (Huang Weikai, 2009)

L for Leisure (Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn, 2014)