Top 10 Films

Directors reveal their top 10 films:

Everyone loves a list – even film directors. But what do their Top 10s say about their personalities? John Walker decides that Quentin Tarantino lacks a sense of humour, whereas Terry Jones goes to the cinema to cheer himself up.

I recognize only one of the movies in Jim Jarmusch’s list:

  1. L’Atalante (Vigo, 1934)
  2. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
  3. They Live by Night (N Ray, 1949)
  4. Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1955)
  5. Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
  6. The Cameraman (Sedgwick, 1928)
  7. Mouchette (Bresson, 1967)
  8. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
  9. Broken Blossoms (Griffith, 1919)
  10. Rome, Open City (Rossellini, 1945)