The Author's Best 100 Movies

(Click on the colored title to read the author's review of the film)

Solaris (1972) .. Andrei Tarkovsky
King Lear (1971) .. Grigori Kozintsev
Hamlet (1964) .. Grigori Kozintsev
Runaway Train (1985) .. Andrei Konchalovsky
Citizen Kane (1941) .. Orson Welles
Death in Venice (1971) .. Luchino Visconti
Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977) .. Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) .. Stanley Kubrick
Stalker (1979) .. Andrei Tarkovsky
Dekalog (1989) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski
The Tree Of Life (2011) ..Terrence Malick
The Thin Red Line (1998) .. Terrence Malick
La Strada (1954) .. Federico Fellini
Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) .. Marcel Carné
Duel (1971) .. Steven Spielberg
Heat (1995) .. Michael Mann
Koyaanisqatsi (1982) .. Godfrey Reggio
The Fifth Seal (1976) .. Zoltan Fabri
The Colour of Pomegranates (1968) .. Sergei Paradjanov
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) .. Ermanno Olmi
Khandhar (1984) .. Mrinal Sen
The Seventh Seal (1957) .. Ingmar Bergman
Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (1964) .. Sergei Parajanov
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) .. Stanley Kubrick
The Sacrifice (1986) .. Andrei Tarkovsky
The Runner (1985) .. Amir Naderi
Budapest Tales (1976) .. István Szabó
Days of Heaven (1978) .. Terrence Malick
The Conductor (1980) .. Andrzej Wajda
Ikiru (1952) .. Akira Kurosawa
Once Upon a Time in America (1984) .. Sergio Leone
Winter Light (1962) .. Ingmar Bergman
Ryan's Daughter (1970) .. David Lean
Nazarin (1959) .. Luis Buñuel
The Blue Angel (1930) .. Josef von Sternberg
Le Silence de la Mer (1949) .. Jean-Pierre Melville
Doctor Zhivago (1965) .. David Lean
The Barrier (1979) .. Christo Christov
Death Watch (1980) .. Bertrand Tavernier
Three Colours: Blue (1993) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski
Three Colours: White (1994) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski
Three Colors: Red (1994).. Krzysztof Kieslowski
The Wages of Fear (1953) .. Henri-Georges Clouzot
Battleship Potemkin (1925) .. Sergei M. Eisenstein
The Conversation (1974) .. Francis Ford Coppola
The Return (2003) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev
Mephisto (1981) .. István Szabó
Le Beau Serge (1958) .. Claude Chabrol
The Last Supper (1976) .. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
Persona (1966) .. Ingmar Bergman
Dersu Uzala (1975) .. Akira Kurosawa
The Mouth Agape (1974).. Maurice Pialat
The Legend of 1900 (1998) .. Giuseppe Tornatore
F for Fake (1974) .. Orson Welles
The Music Room (1958) .. Satyajit Ray
Mirror (1975) .. Andrei Tarkovsky
Water, Wind, Dust (1989) .. Amir Naderi
Burn! (1969) .. Gillo Pontecorvo
Breaking the Waves (1996) .. Lars von Trier
A Dream of Passion (1978) .. Jules Dassin
The Cow (1969) .. Dariush Mehrjui
Limbo (1999) .. John Sayles
Shy People (1987) .. Andrei Konchalovsky
Three Monkeys (2008) .. Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Titus (1999) .. Julie Taymor
Accident (1967) .. Joseph Losey
An Unmarried Woman (1978) .. Paul Mazursky
Anantaram (1987) .. Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Castle Keep (1969) .. Sydney Pollack
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) .. Abraham Polonsky
Post Tenebras Lux (2012) ..Carlos Reygadas
Choma's Drum (1975) .. B.V. Karanth
Moolaadé (2004) .. Ousmane Sembene
Night Moves (1975) .. Arthur Penn
Nirmalayam (1973) .. M.T. Vasudevan Nair
Oliver! (1968) .. Carol Reed
Banishment (2007) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) .. Werner Herzog
Peacock (2005) .. Gu Changwei
The Story of Adele H. (1975) .. François Truffaut
The Watchmaker of St. Paul (1974) .. Bertrand Tavernier
Le Chat (1971) .. Pierre Granier-Deferre
The Promised Land (1975) .. Andrzej Wajda
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) .. Mike Nichols
The Petrified Forest (1936) .. Archie Mayo
The Night of the Iguana (1964) .. John Huston
Padre Padrone (1977) .. Paolo & Vittorio Taviani
Red Beard (1965) .. Akira Kurosawa
The Ballad of Narayama (1983) .. Shohei Imamura
Bitter Dreams (2004).. Mohsen Amiryouseffi
Kaagaz ke Phool (1959).. Guru Dutt
Nights of Cabiria (1957).. Frederico Fellini
Bicycle Thieves (1948).. Vittorio de Sica
The Kid (1921).. Charles Chaplin
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920) .. Robert Wiene
Ivan the Terrible (Part.II) (1958) ..  Sergei M. Eisenstein
Diary of a Country Priest (1951) .. Robert Bresson
Mysteries of Lisbon (2010) .. Raul Ruiz
Certified Copy (2010) .. Abbas Kiarostami
Leviathan (2014) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev

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