How the directors and critics voted

Ginette Vincendeau
University of Warwick

Top Ten

  1. Cleo from 5 to 7 (Varda)
  2. Double Indemnity (Wilder)
  3. La Grande Illusion (Renoir)
  4. The Leopard (Visconti)
  5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Ford)
  6. Le Mépris (Godard)
  7. Pépé le Moko (Duvivier)
  8. Rear Window (Hitchcock)
  9. Le Samouraï (Melville)
  10. Wild Strawberries (Bergman)


I could have done another five or six lists, but stayed within the cinemas I know well (French, European, American).

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011