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100 Favorite Films

by Rio Johan
Just a list I made for this poll. To be honest, I never made this far before. I 8½ (Federico Fellini, Italy, 1963) Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, France, 1946) Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK, 1966) Closely Watched Trains (Jiří Menzel, Czechoslovakia, 1966) Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1982) Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Denmark, 1964) Ivan’s Childhood (Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet Union, 1962) Loves of a Blonde (Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia, 1965) Persona (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1966) Ten (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 2002) II Ådalen 31 (Bo Widerberg, Sweden, 1969) Julio Begins in July (Silvio Caiozzi, Chile, 1977) Last… Read more

Just a list I made for this poll. To be honest, I never made this far before.

I
(Federico Fellini, Italy, 1963)
Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, France, 1946)
Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK, 1966)
Closely Watched Trains (Jiří Menzel, Czechoslovakia, 1966)
Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1982)
Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Denmark, 1964)
Ivan’s Childhood (Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet Union, 1962)
Loves of a Blonde (Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia, 1965)
Persona (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1966)
Ten (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 2002)

II
Ådalen 31 (Bo Widerberg, Sweden, 1969)
Julio Begins in July (Silvio Caiozzi, Chile, 1977)
Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, France, 1961)
Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Denmark, 1955)
Pharaoh (Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Poland, 1966)
Playtime (Jacques Tati, France, 1967)
The Color of Pomegranates (Sergei Parajanov, Soviet Union, 1968)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel, France, 1972)
The Night of Counting the Years (Shadi Abdel Salam, Egypt, 1969)
The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK, 1948)

III
Dogville (Lars von Trier, Denmark, et al., 2003)
I Love You Rosa (Moshé Mizrahi, Israel, 1972)
Kevade (Arvo Kruusement, Estonia, 1970)
Larks on a String (Jiří Menzel, Czechoslovakia, 1990)
Madame Rosa (Moshé Mizrahi, France, 1977)
Miss Julie (Alf Sjöberg, Sweden, 1951)
Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, USA, 1952)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau, USA, 1927)
The Travelling Players (Theodoros Angelopoulos, Greece, 1975)
Young Törless (Volker Schlöndorff, West Germany, 1966)

IV
Kairat (Darezhan Omirbaev, Kazakhstan, 1992)
Mouchette (Robert Bresson, France, 1967)
Murmur of the Heart (Louis Malle, France, 1971)
Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder, USA, 1950)
The 400 Blows (François Truffaut, France, 1959)
The Leopard (Luchino Visconti, Italy, 1963)
The Story of the Late Chrysanthemums (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan, 1939
Tree of Knowledge (Nils Malmros, Denmark, 1981)
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (Mikio Naruse, Japan, 1960)
Young Aphrodites (Nikos Koundouros, Greece, 1963)

V
Amarcord (Federico Fellini, Italy, 1973)
Aparajito (Satyajit Ray, India, 1959)
In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong, 2000)
My Night at Maud’s (Éric Rohmer, France, 1969)
One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away (Krešimir Golik, Yugoslavia, 1970)
Senso (Luchino Visconti, Italy, 1954)
The Double Life of Véronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski, Poland, 1991)
The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet Union, 1975)
The Mirror (Jafar Panahi, Iran, 1997)
Where Is the Friend’s Home? (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 1987)

VI
Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, Denmark, et al., 2000)
Electra (Mihalis Kakogiannis, Greece, 1962)
In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerín, Spain, 2007)
Jacquot de Nantes (Agnès Varda, France, 1991)
Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, Belgium, 1975)
Mother (Mikio Naruse, Japan, 1952)
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Sergei Parajanov, Soviet Union, 1964)
The Decalogue (Krzysztof Kieślowski, Poland, 1989)
Tokyo Twilight (Yasujirô Ozu, Japan, 1957)
Werckmeister Harmonies (Béla Tarr & Ágnes Hranitzky, Poland, 2000)

VII
Knights of the Teutonic Order (Aleksander Ford, Poland, 1961)
L’Atalante (Jean Vigo, France, 1934)
My Way Home (Miklós Jancsó, Hungary, 1964)
Pearls of the Deep (Věra Chytilová, Jaromil Jireš, et al., Czechoslovakia, 1965)
Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1965)
Rashômon (Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1950)
Romeo, Juliet and Darkness (Jirí Weiss, Czehcoslovakia, 1960)
Tokyo Story (Yasujirô Ozu, Japan, 1953)
Viridiana (Luis Buñuel, Spain, 1967)
Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders, West Germany, 1987)

VIII
Adelheid (František Vláčil, Czechoslovakia, 1970)
City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, USA, 1931)
Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1972)
Hotel for Strangers (Antonín Mása, Czechoslovakia, 1966)
Kes (Ken Loach, UK, 1969)
Memories of Underdevelopment (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 1968)
Russian Ark (Aleksandr Sokurov, Russia, 2002)
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (Vittorio De Sica, Italy, 1970)
The Wishing Tree (Tengiz Abuladze, Georgia, 1976)
When Father Was Away on Business (Emir Kusturica, Yugoslavia, 1985)

IX
All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 1992)
Center Stage (Stanley Kwan, Hong Kong, 1992)
Howards End (James Ivory, UK, 1992)
Long Live the Republic (Karel Kachyna, Czechoslovakia, 1965)
Man of Ashes (Nouri Bouzid, Tunisia, 1986)
Ran (Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1985)
Reconstruction (Lucian Pintilie, Romania, 1968)
Shadow of a Fern (František Vláčil, Czechoslovakia, 1984)
The House on Chelouche Street (Moshé Mizrahi, Israel, 1973)
Y tu mamá también (Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico, 2001)

X
Mes petites amoureuses (Jean Eustache, France, 1974)
Oblomov (Nikita Mikhalkov, Russia, 1980)
On the Old Roman Road (Don Askarian, Armenia, 2001)
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir, Australia, 1975)
Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, China, 1991)
The Dead Mountaineer Hotel (Grigori Kromanov, Estonia, 1979)
The Poor (Yilmaz Güney & Atif Yilmaz, Turkey, 1975)
The Ruins (Mrinal Sen, India, 1983)
Turkish Delight (Paul Verhoeven, Netherlands, 1973)
Wild Reeds (André Téchiné, France, 1994)

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