Susan Vahabzadeh

Film critic, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Germany

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battle of Algiers, The

1966

Gillo Pontecorvo

Choses de la Vie, Les/Little Things in Life, The

1970

Claude Sautet

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

eclisse, L'

1962

Michelangelo Antonioni

Ikiru

1952

Akira Kurosawa

Leopard, The

1963

Luchino Visconti

Nashville

1975

Robert Altman

Nosferatu

1922

F. W. Murnau

Playtime

1967

Jacques Tati

Rear Window

1954

Alfred Hitchcock

Comments

Most of these films I picked because I think they were groundbreaking, at the time and in a way that one can still see and feel today; some of them are just personal obsessions.

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