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Top 10 Cannes: The Big Round Up

By Film Comment on July 06, 2011

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The 65th Cannes Film Festival may have come and gone, but its spirit, and the critical anaylsis thereof, continue. Below, a sampling of Film Comment Top 10 lists. Peruse our website and seek out a hardcopy of the magazine for more in-depth coverage.

            AMY TAUBIN
            1. This Is Not a Film Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran
            2. Melancholia Lars von Trier, Denmark
            3. Chronicle of a Summer (restoration) Jean Rouch & Edgar Morin, France
            4. Las acacias Pablo Giorgelli, Argentina
            5. Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki, France/Finland
            6. The Yellow Sea Na Hong-jin, South Korea
            7. The Student Santiago Mitre, Argentina
            8. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey
            9. The Skin I Live In Pedro Almodóvar, Spain
            10. The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, France

            SCOTT FOUNDAS
            1. The Tree of Life Terrence Malick, U.S.
            2. Midnight in Paris Woody Allen, U.S.
            3. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey
            4. The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium
            5. Melancholia Lars von Trier, Denmark
            6. This Is Not a Film Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran
            7. Take Shelter Jeff Nichols, U.S.
            8. Pater Alain Cavalier, France
            9. Michael Markus Schleinzer, Austria
            10. The Artist Michel Hazanavicius, France

            GAVIN SMITH
            1. The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium
            2. The Minister Pierre Schoeller, France
            3. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey
            4. Footnote Joseph Cedar, Israel
            5. Hard Labor Marco Dutra & Juliana Rojas, Brazil
            6. Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki, France/Finland
            7. The Artist Michel Hazanavicius, France
            8. Michael Markus Schleinzer, Austria
            9. Snowtown Justin Kurzel, Australia
            10. Breathing Karl Markovics, Austria

            RICHARD PEÑA (alphabetical)
            The Artist Michel Hazanavicius, France
            Corpo celeste Alice Rohrwacher, Italy
            Elena Andrei Zvyagintsev, Russia
            The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium
            Melancholia Lars von Trier, Denmark
            Miss Bala Gerardo Naranjo, Mexico
            Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey
            Play Ruben Östlund, Sweden
            Porfirio Alejandro Landes, Colombia
            This Is Not a Film Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran
          
            MELISSA ANDERSON
            1. Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki, France/Finland
            2. Drive Nicolas Winding Refn,
            3. Michael Markus Schleinzer, Austria
            4. This Is Not a Film Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran
            5. Miss Bala Gerardo Naranjo, Mexico
            6. Oslo, August 31st Joachim Trier, Norway
            7. The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium
            8. Melancholia Lars von Trier, Denmark
            9. Footnote Joseph Cedar, Israel
            10. The Tree of Life Terrence Malick, U.S.
 

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