Barry Salt

Film historian, analyst and teacher of film-making

Australia/UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battleship Potemkin

1925

Sergei M Eisenstein

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

Citizen Kane

1941

Orson Welles

Last Laugh, The

1924

F. W. Murnau

Last Year At Marienbad

1961

Alain Resnais

Mirror

1974

Andrei Tarkovsky

Rashomon

1950

Akira Kurosawa

Règle du jeu, La

1939

Jean Renoir

Rome Open City

1945

Roberto Rossellini

Scarlet Empress, The

1934

Josef von Sternberg

Comments

Films chosen using the evaluation criteria in ‘Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom’ in Sight & Sound Vol. 43 no 2, 1974.

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