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Sight and Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time list unveiled; new champion crowned, only one Indian film makes the cut

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Chantal Akerman's 1975 drama becomes first film by a female director to top Sight & Sound magazine's once-a-decade Best Films of All Time poll in 70 years. More than 1,600 film critics, academics, distributors, writers, curators, archivists and programmers voted in the poll, which the BFI-backed publication has been running since 1952. The 2012 winner, Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, now sits in second place, with Orson Welles' Citizen Kane third and YasujirM Ozu's Tokyo Story fourth.
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Chantal Akerman first woman to top Sight and Sound’s greatest all-time films poll

Film-maker’s 1976 feature Jeanne Dielman pushes Vertigo into second place and Citizen Kane into third

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sight and Sound’s Greatest Films of All Time list unveiled; new champion crowned, only one Indian film makes the cut

Other films in Sight and Sound's top 10 list include Vertigo, Citizen Kane, In the Mood for Love and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

2 months ago·India
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Jeanne Dielman Tops the 2022 Sight and Sound ‘Greatest Films of All Time’ List

The Sight and Sound poll of the Greatest Films of All Time has placed a film by a female director, ‘Jeanne Dielman’ by Chantal Akerman at no. 1 for the first time in the poll’s 70-year history, along with films by Barry Jenkins, Bong Joon Ho, more.

2 months ago·United States
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‘Jeanne Dielman’ Tops Sight & Sound’s 2022 Poll of the Best Films of All Time

Other films to land in the top 10 include “In the Mood for Love,” “Beau Travail,” “Mulholland Drive,” “Vertigo,” and “Citizen Kane.”

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Chantal Akerman’s ‘Jeanne Dielman’ Becomes First Female-Directed Film to Top BFI-Backed Critics’ Poll of Greatest Films of All Time

Chantal Akerman's 'Jeanne Dielman' has become the first female-directed film to top Sight & Sound's poll of the Greatest Films of All Time in 70 years

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Jeanne Dielman Tops Sight and Sound‘s 2022 Greatest Films of All-Time List

An entire generation of cinephiles knew Vertigo as the greatest film ever made. Maybe they didn't hold it in such high esteem; there's odds they didn't even

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