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My Official Submission to the "They Shoot Picture, Don't They?" Survey of the 1,000 Greatest Films

by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
My Official Submission to the "They Shoot Picture, Don't They?" Survey of the 1,000 Greatest Films by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
The film website They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They? has compiled a new list of 1,000 greatest films as voted on by 2,041 critics, filmmakers, reviewers, scholars and other likely film types. The following list was my official submission. The numbers beside the films indicate their rank on the list of 1,000. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica) 14 The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer) 20 Ugetsu (Kenji Mizoguchi) 47 The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky) 68 Sans Soleil (Chris Marker) 201 Charulata (Satyajit Ray) 319 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Sergei Parajanov) 492 Through the Olive Trees (Abbas Kiarostami) 545 The Age of the Earth (Glauber… Read more

The film website They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They? has compiled a new list of 1,000 greatest films as voted on by 2,041 critics, filmmakers, reviewers, scholars and other likely film types.

The following list was my official submission. The numbers beside the films indicate their rank on the list of 1,000.

Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica) 14
The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer) 20
Ugetsu (Kenji Mizoguchi) 47
The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky) 68
Sans Soleil (Chris Marker) 201
Charulata (Satyajit Ray) 319
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Sergei Parajanov) 492
Through the Olive Trees (Abbas Kiarostami) 545
The Age of the Earth (Glauber Rocha) n/a
Why Has the Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Bae Yong-kyun) n/a

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