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Paul Schrader's Favorite Films

by Checkpoint Charlie

(1 through 10) Top Ten taken from BFI’s 2002 Sight & Sound Poll.
(11 through 12) Other films that have influenced Schrader. 11) He says he watches this and The Conformist before setting out to direct a film. 12) He was influenced by Costa-Gavras’ direction, notably in Mishima.
(13 and 14) Additions from the 2012 Sight & Sound Poll.