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The Best Films of 1963

by Christopher Beaubien • March 13, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

8 ½ (dir. Federico Fellini)
Contempt (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
High and Low (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
The Great Escape (dir. John Sturges)
The Leopard (dir. Luchino Visconti)
The Birds (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Sword in the Stone (dir. Wolfgang Reitherman)
Jason and the Argonauts (dir. Don Chaffey)

Honourable Selection: “Trilogy of Faith”

The Silence (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Winter Light (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Through a Glass Darkly (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1961)

The Best Films of 1962

by Christopher Beaubien • March 12, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Lawrence of Arabia {dir. David Lean)
Ivan’s Childhood (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
The Manchurian Candidate (dir. John Frankenheimer)
My Life to Live: Film en Douze Tableaux (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Jules and Jim (dir. François Truffaut)
To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Robert Mulligan)
Lolita (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Cape Fear (dir. J. Lee Thompson)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (dir. Robert Aldrich)
The Trial of Joan of Arc (dir. Robert Bresson)
The Miracle Worker (dir. Arthur Penn)
Carnival of Souls (dir. Herk Harvey)

The Best Films of 1961

by Christopher Beaubien • March 11, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Last Year at Marienbad (dir. Alain Resnais)
La Dolce Vita (dir. Federico Fellini)
Yojimbo (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
The Hustler (dir. Robert Rossen)
Viridiana (dir. Luis Buñuel)
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (dir. Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske)
West Side Story (dir. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins)
The Exiles (dir. Kent MacKenzie)
The Innocents (dir. Jack Clayton)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (dir. Blake Edwards)
Splendor in the Grass (dir. Elia Kazan)

Honourable Selection: “The Human Condition”

Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1961)
Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)
Human Condition I: No Greater Love (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)

The Best Films of 1960

by Christopher Beaubien • March 10, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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Psycho (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Apartment (dir. Billy Wilder)
Rocco and His Brothers (dir. Luchino Visconti)
Peeping Tom (dir. Michael Powell)
Breathless (dir. Jean-Luc Goddard)
Eyes Without A Face (dir. Georges Franju)
L’avventura (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni)
The Virgin Spring (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Spartacus (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (dir. Mikio Naruse)
Swiss Family Robinson (dir. Ken Annakin)

The Best Films of 1959

by Christopher Beaubien • March 09, 2008 • Start the Discussion!

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The 400 Blows (dir. François Truffaut)
North by Northwest (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Some Like It Hot (dir. Billy Wilder)
Hiroshima Mon Amour (dir. Alain Resnais)
Floating Weeds (dir. Yasujiro Ozu)
Wild Strawberries (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Fires on the Plain (dir. Kon Ichikawa)
Rio Bravo (dir. Howard Hawks)
Anatomy of a Murder (dir. Otto Preminger)
Sleeping Beauty (dir. Clyde Geronimi)
House on Haunted Hill (dir. William Castle)
Imitation of Life (dir. Douglas Sirk)
Gidget (dir. Paul Wendkos)

Honourable Selection: “The Apu Trilogy”

Apur Sansar (The World of Apu) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1959)
Aparajito (The Unvanquished) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1956)
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1955)