Stefan Droessler

Director, Munich Film Museum

Germany

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Bed and Sofa

1927

Abram Room

Breathless

1960

Jean-Luc Godard

F for Fake

1975

Orson Welles

Hero

2002

Zhang Yimou

Journey to Italy

1954

Roberto Rossellini

Late Autumn

1960

Ozu Yasujirô

Nosferatu

1922

F. W. Murnau

Searchers, The

1956

John Ford

South, The

1988

Fernando Solanas

To Be or Not To Be

1942

Ernst Lubitsch

Comments

Well, I don’t have an explanation. The moment I think how to justify this selection I will change it and nominate ten different titles. I have a big problem picking out ten titles from some hundreds of incomparable films that deserve to be called ‘greatest’.

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