The 22 Cannes Movies 98 in the contest

my movie top tens

My criteria:

Favorite Movies

  1. "The Eyes, the mouth",("Die Augen, der Mund", "Gli Occhi, la Bocca") Marco Bellocchio, ITA 82, m. Michel Piccoli, Lou Castel, Angela Molina
    Eine Familiendemontage à la Piccoli. Zwillingsbruder verliebt sich in die Frau, wegen der sich sein Bruder umgebracht hat.
  2. "Idioten", Lars von Trier, DEN 1998
  3. "The Thomas Crown Affair" ("Thomas Crown ist nicht zu fassen"), Norman Jewison, US 68
    m. Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway u. Haskell Wexler an der Kamera.
    Die selben Splitscreens wie in den Peckinpah Filmen: Junior Bonner, aber besser. Gute Story, formal brilliant, perfekte Schauspieler
    "the longest kiss in Hollywood history", "DAS Schachspiel". Vom selben Buchautor kommt auch Bullit, Hit! und die zwei "Crown" Epigonen: Lady Ice, 73 und die Neufassung 99 (oh Gott!)
  4. "Miami Blues", George Armitage, US 90
    m. Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Fred Ward
  5. "Peking Opera Blues", Tsui Hark, Hong Kong 86
    Bester Actionfilm
  6. "Models", Uli Seidl, A 98
  7. "Pulp Fiction", Trentin Tarantino, US 94
    Demnach der zweitbeste.
  8. "Love at the top"("Le Mouton Enrage", "Wildes Schaf"), Michel Deville, FRA/ITA 74,
    m. Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jane Birkin, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Romy Schneider
    Der beste frühe Anti-Gesellschaftsfilm von Deville
  9. "Exotica", Atom Egoyan, CAN 94,
    Summary,
  10. "Peril en la demeure", ("Death in a French Garden", "Gefahr in Verzug"), Michel Deville, FRA 85
    Try the book.
More Movies...

Favorite Directors

More about ranking criteria and a bigger list is here
  1. Michelangelo Antonioni
  2. Michel Deville
    all but the commercial ones
  3. Andreij Tarkowskij
  4. Bertrand Blier
  5. Paul Mazursky
    esp. The Tempest
  6. Abel Ferrara
  7. Sidney Lumet
  8. Pedro Almodovar
    esp. Laberinto de pasiones and La Ley del deseo
  9. Francis Ford Coppola
    Apocalypse Now, Rumble Fish
  10. Krystof Kieslowski
    10x Dekalog, 3x Colors
Honorable mention to:
Nicolas Roeg, Hark Tsui, Quentin Tarrantino, Marco Bellocchio, George Armitage, Rolf de Heer, John Cassavetes, Norman Jewison, Sergio Leone, Wim Wenders,

Favorite Actors

  1. Burt Lancaster
    Il Gattopardo
  2. Michel Piccoli
    Die Augen der Mund, Death in a french garden
  3. Robert Mitchum
    Out of the past, Night of the hunter
  4. Richard Dreyfuss
    Inserts
  5. Gene Hackman
    Der Dialog
  6. Harvey Keitel
    Bad Lieutenant
  7. Peter Fonda
    Easy Rider
  8. Steve McQueen
    Thomas Crown Affair, Bullit, Getaway
  9. Richard Gere
    Breathless
  10. Lawrence Fishburn
    Deep Cover (Jenseits der Weißen Linie)
Named are their best movies.
Honorable mention to:
Jeff Bridges, James Coburn, Fred Ward, Lou Castel, Gary Cooper, Keanu Reeves

Favorite Actresses

  1. Jane Birkin
    Mouton Enrage, Je'taime, L'Amour par terre
  2. Meg Tilly
    Big Chill
  3. Beatrice Dalle
    Betty Blue
  4. Uma Thurman
    Pulp Fiction, Mad dog and glory
  5. Madeleine Stowe
    Stakeout, Blink
  6. Monica Vitti
    Deserto Rosso
  7. Angela Molina
    Gli Occhi, la Bocca
  8. Juliette Binoche
    Drei Farben: Blau
  9. Faye Dunaway
    Thomas Crown Affair
  10. Charlotte Valaundrey
    Rote Liebe
Named are their best movies.
Honorable mention to:
Geraldine Chaplin, Mary-Beth Hurt, Sharon Stone, Winona Ryder, Ava Gardner, Tilda Swinton, Emmanuelle Beart, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anna Karina, Charlene Dallas

Here I list my all-time favorites for various categories. For adult movie fans I also have a special top ten list.



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Created: 14.Apr 98
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