Robert Fischer

Film historian

Germany

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

400 Blows, The

1959

François Truffaut

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Heimat

Edgar Reitz

Kid, The

1921

Charles Chaplin

Last Picture Show, The

1971

Peter Bogdanovich

Lola Montès

1955

Max Ophüls

Manhattan

1979

Woody Allen

To Be or Not To Be

1942

Ernst Lubitsch

Twin Peaks

David Lynch

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Not much of a change over the last 20 years or so, I thought – before surprising myself by including three TV sagas...

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