Wednesday, 29 December 2010

100 Films Incontournables

100 Films Incontournables
100 Films Incontournables, by Emmanuelle Le Roy Poncet, is a guide to 100 classic films, listed chronologically. Each director was restricted to a single entry.

The 100 Films Incontournables are as follows:
  • City Lights
  • Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
  • Port Of Shadows
  • Gone With The Wind
  • The Rules Of The Game
  • Citizen Kane
  • Casablanca
  • Rome: Open City
  • La Belle & La Bete
  • Kind Hearts & Coronets
  • All About Eve
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Jeux Interdits
  • Tokyo Story
  • Seven Samurai
  • Touchez Pas Au Grisbi
  • & God Created Woman
  • The Searchers
  • Vertigo
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The 400 Blows
  • Rio Bravo
  • La Dolce Vita
  • War Of The Buttons
  • Lawrence Of Arabia
  • Le Mepris
  • Les Tontons Flingeurs
  • Le Grand Vadrouille
  • A Man & A Woman
  • Belle De Jour
  • The Young Girls Of Rochefort
  • The Graduate
  • Le Cercle Rouge
  • The Things Of Life
  • Love Story
  • Death In Venice
  • The Godfather
  • Cabaret
  • Deliverance
  • Last Tango In Paris
  • The Sting
  • The Way We Were
  • A Woman Under The Influence
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Old Gun
  • That Most Important Thing: Love
  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  • Cria Cuervos
  • Annie Hall
  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Alien
  • The Marriage Of Maria Braun
  • Serie Noire
  • La Boum
  • Garde A Vue
  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark
  • Identification Of A Woman
  • Fanny & Alexander
  • A Nos Amours
  • Pauline At The Beach
  • So Long, Stooge
  • Once Upon A Time In America
  • Paris, Texas
  • A Sunday In The Country
  • Brazil
  • Shoah
  • Au Revoir, Les Enfants
  • The Big Blue
  • Die Hard
  • Dead Poets Society
  • GoodFellas
  • Pretty Woman
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Basic Instinct
  • Three Colours: Blue
  • La Reine Margot
  • Wild Reeds
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Four Weddings & A Funeral
  • La Ceremonie
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Titanic
  • Fight Club
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Dancer In The Dark
  • In The Mood For Love
  • Amelie
  • The Lord Of The Rings I: The Fellowship Of The Ring
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Asterix & Obelisk Meet Cleopatra
  • L'Auberge Espagnole
  • The Pianist
  • Talk To Her
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • The Lives Of Others
[Note that Some Like It Hot is the classic Billy Wilder comedy, and Titanic is the James Cameron blockbuster.] Clearly, the list has a French bias: more than a third of the entries are French-language films.

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