How the directors and critics voted

Aruna Vasudev
editor of Cinemaya

Top Ten

  1. The Seventh Seal (Bergman)
  2. Tokyo Story (Ozu)
  3. Pather Panchali (S. Ray)
  4. 8 1/2 (Fellini)
  5. Last Year at Marienbad (Resnais)
  6. À bout de souffle (Godard)
  7. Antonio das Mortes (Rocha)
  8. Andrei Roublev (Tarkovsky)
  9. Singin' in the Rain (Kelly, Donen)
  10. Yellow Earth (Chen)


If I could add a silent film it would be one of Battleship Potemkin, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari or The Passion of Joan of Arc.

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011