10/10: Mariano Llinás

The director of the 14-hour feature film La Flor, an epic globe-spanning ode to storytelling and the movies, shares his ten favorite films.

– in alphabetical order –

1. Alexander Nevsky (Sergei Eisenstein, 1938)

2. L’Atalante (John Vigo, 1934)

3. La Dolce Vita (Federico Fellini, 1960)

4. The Eclipse (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962)

5. The Iron Horse (John Ford, 1924)

6. King Kong (Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1933)

7. North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959)

8. Pierrot le Fou (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965)

9. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939)

10. Spies (Fritz Lang, 1928)


Mariano Llinás’ La Flor opens in theaters on August 2, 2019.

10/10 is an ongoing series in which we ask cinephiles to name their ten favorite films from the last ten years.