Chapeau Bas

The film critic Robin Wood died last December, in his sleep, at home, surrounded by loved ones. A cinephile to the end, he dictated a final Top Ten list days before his passing.’ — Film Comment, May/June 2010.

According to Rosenbaum:

  1. Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks, 1959)
  2. J’ai pas sommeil (Claire Denis, 1994)
  3. Sansho the Bailiff (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1954)
  4. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)
  5. Ruggles of Red Gap/Make Way For Tomorrow (Leo Mcarey, 1935/37)
  6. Code Inconnu (Michael Haneke, 2001)
  7. Reckless Moment/Letter From an Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls, 1949/48)
  8. Angel Face (Otto Preminger, 1952)
  9. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)
  10. Le Crime de Monsieur Lange/La Règle du jeu (Jean Renoir, 1936/39)
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~ by ohkrapp on June 12, 2010.

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