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:

This is a tiny and arbitrary selection of the movies I like. If you like this sort of thing too, email me! 

  • A Man Escaped; L’Argent (Robert Bresson)
  • A Brighter Summer’s Day (Edward Yang)
  • La Jetee (Chris Marker)
  • 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)
  • Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett)
  • Memoria; Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  • Tokyo Story; Late Spring, (Yasojiru Ozu)
  • Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders)
  • Primer; Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)
  • Ordet; Gertrud (Carl Dreyer)
  • The Rules of the Game + The Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir)
  • Safe; Carol (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)