846 critics chose from 2,045 films
F.W. Murnau’s “Sunrise” in fifth, and Dziga Vertov’s “Man With a Movie Camera” and Carl Dreyer’s “The Passion of Joan of Arc” making their debut in the top 10. In a separate poll, 358 directors from all over the world named “Tokyo Story” as their top film, also usurping “Citizen Kane,” which ranked joint second with Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.” “Vertigo” came in seventh. Directors taking part in the poll included Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Mike Leigh, Walter Salles, Guillermo Del Toro, Michel Hazanavicius, Aki Kaurismaki and Bong Joon-ho. Sight & Sound is sold in 29 countries, and has subscribers in 60 countries.
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