Favourite Movies


My top 10:

1. Yi Yi (Edward Yang)
2. In the Mood for Love + 2046 (Wong Kar-Wai)
3. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
4. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky)
5. Scenes from a Marriage + Persona (Ingmar Bergman)
6. Naked (Mike Leigh)
7. Sans Soleil (Chris Marker)
8. Faces + A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
9. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami)
10. Trois Couleurs (Krzysztof Kieślowski)

Some others I like too:

A Man Escaped; L’Argent (Robert Bresson)
A Brighter Summer’s Day (Edward Yang)
La Jetee (Chris Marker)
Chungking Express + Happy Together (Wong Kar-Wai)
Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa)
High Hopes; Life is Sweet; Meantime (Mike Leigh)
Mirror; The Sacrifice (Andrei Tarkovsky)
Winter Light (Ingmar Bergman)
A Separation, About Elly (Asghar Farhadi)
Short Term 12 (Destin Daniel Cretton)
Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett)
Memoria + Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Tokyo Story; Late Spring, (Yasojiru Ozu)
Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
Primer; Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)
Ordet + Gertrud (Carl Dreyer)
The Rules of the Game + The Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir)
Safe (Todd Haynes)
Where is the Friend’s Home?; Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami)
All movies by Hayao Miyazaki, esp. My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke
What Happened Was (Tom Noonan)
Melancholia; Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
Still Walking, (Hirokazu Koreeda)
Your Name, (Makoto Shinkai)
Volver, Broken Embraces, All About My Mother, Julieta; (Pedro Almodovar)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry)