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The Film Book poll

The Sight & Sound Film Book poll

Photography by Anthony Oliver at www.aoimages.com

Which are the most inspirational five books about film ever written? This was the question we asked 51 leading critics and writers and the results may surprise you...

» Nick James introduces our special poll

» The top five film books

» The full poll

Sight & Sound was supporting the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation’s The And/or Book Awards, the UK’s leading prizes for books published in the fields of photography and the moving image (including film, television and new media), which this year celebrate their 25th anniversary. This year’s winners were Edward Burtynsky’s Oil (Steidl) and Robert Robertson’s Eisenstein on the Audiovisual (I. B. Tauris).

Last Updated: 02 Dec 2010