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My top ten films of 2011

by Mats Andreas Nielsen
My list is rather strictly composed of films with an international premiere in 2011. The list would be rather different if I had selected all the “new” films I’ve seen this year which make up a large portion of my top ten list for 2010. Other good films released this year (in no particular order): A Seperation by Asghar Farhadi This is not a film by Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahasebi The Day He Arrives by Hong Sang-soo The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Davies The Descendants by Alexander Payne Goodbye First Love by Mia Hansen-Løve The Story of Film: An Odyssey by Mark Cousins Shame by Steve McQueen The Student by Santiago Mitre The Tree of Life… Read more

My list is rather strictly composed of films with an international premiere in 2011. The list would be rather different if I had selected all the “new” films I’ve seen this year which make up a large portion of my top ten list for 2010.

Other good films released this year (in no particular order):
A Seperation by Asghar Farhadi
This is not a film by Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahasebi
The Day He Arrives by Hong Sang-soo
The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Davies
The Descendants by Alexander Payne
Goodbye First Love by Mia Hansen-Løve
The Story of Film: An Odyssey by Mark Cousins
Shame by Steve McQueen
The Student by Santiago Mitre
The Tree of Life by Terrence Malick
Into the Abyss by Werner Herzog

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