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The 15 best films of all time according to Martin Scorsese

Director Martin Scorsese is undoubtedly one of the greatest film experts in history.

With a career spanning over fifty years, he has directed some of the most iconic films of our time, winning numerous awards and accolades. But what is his view on the best films of all time? In this photo gallery, we have selected the 15 films that, according to Scorsese, are the most influential and important in film history.

Each photo is accompanied by a short description of the film and why it has left an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape. Find out with us which masterpieces inspired the great American director!  (source: rollingstone)

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The 15 best films of all time according to Martin Scorsese
Director Martin Scorsese is undoubtedly one of the greatest film experts in history. With a career spanning over fifty years, he has directed some of the most iconic films of our time, winning numerous awards and accolades. But what is his view on the best films of all time? In this photo gallery, we have selected the 15 films that, according to Scorsese, are the most influential and important in film history. Each photo is accompanied by a short description of the film and why it has left an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape. Find out with us which masterpieces inspired the great American director! (source: rollingstone)
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15) Vertigo (1958)
A masterpiece by Alfred Hitchcock, Vertigo is a mysterious suspense thriller that follows a detective with a phobia of heights as he investigates a case of a beautiful missing woman. With much psychology, symbolism and a throbbing soundtrack, it is a classic that has influenced generations of subsequent films.
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14) 雨月物語 - Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
A classic of Japanese cinema, director Kenji Mizoguchi 's 1953 "雨月物語" is a fantasy story that follows the dreams and ambitions of two men during an era of war and chaos.
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13) The Searchers (1956)
"The Searchers" is a western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The plot follows the search for a girl kidnapped by Indians and the emotional and physical struggles along the way.
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12) Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
"Salvatore Giuliano" is a film directed by Giuseppe De Santis that tells the story of a boy who is recruited into the army during World War II and faces the difficulties of a military life and of a long-distance love.
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11) The River 1951)
"The River" is a film directed by Jean Renoir that follows the life of a British family in India and their relationship with the river Gange. A poetic tale about love, growth and the cycle of life.
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10) The Red Shoes (1948)
"The Red Shoes" is a British film work that tells the story of ballerina Vicky Page and her conflict between her love of dance and her partner. With innovative special effects and a memorable soundtrack, it represents the partnership between cinema and ballet.
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9) Paisan (1946)
"Paisan" is a film by Roberto Rossellini that recounts the encounter between Allied troops and the Italian population during World War II through episodes set in different Italian cities.
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8) Ordet (1955)
"Ordet" is a masterpiece of Danish cinema directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, based on a play by Kaj Munk, which explores faith and spirituality through the story of a farming family.
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7) The Leopard(1963)
"The Leopard" (1963) is an Italian film set in 1860 during the Unification of Italy. It tells the story of an aging aristocrat trying to adapt to the social changes of his time. The direction by Luchino Visconti and acting by Burt Lancaster make this film a masterpiece of Italian cinema.
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6) 生きる - To live (1952)
"生きる" is a 1952 Japanese film by director Akira Kurosawa. The film tells the story of a government official who decides to devote the last months of his life to improving the neighborhood in which he lives. The film is an analysis of life, death, and postwar Japanese society.
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5) Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
"Diary of a Country Priest" is a 1951 film directed by Robert Bresson, which tells the story of a young priest who tries to bring the word of God to the rural French community, struggling against his own illness and the lack of support from the villagers. The film is known for its deep introspection and depiction of the protagonist's inner struggle in pursuing his divine mission.
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4) Citizen Kane (1941)
'Citizen Kane' is a 1941 American film masterpiece directed by and starring Orson Welles. It recounts the life of Charles Foster Kane, a communications tycoon, through his search for the meaning of his last words "Rosebud". An innovative vision for the time, with non-linear editing and a pioneering use of depth of field.
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3) Ashes and Diamonds(1958)
Lowest step on the podium for "Ashes and diamonds": a Polish film by Andrzej Wajda about Polish resistance at the end of World War II. An intense and moving drama about the struggle between love and loyalty to one's country.
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2) 8 ½ (1963)
Second position for "8 ½", a 1963 film directed by Federico Fellini. The film chronicles the creative crisis of a director, played by Marcello Mastroianni, struggling with the making of a new film. Unmissable for its phantasmagoric allegory and surreal style.
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1) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
First place for '2001: A Space Odyssey', a science fiction masterpiece directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film follows human evolution and contact with a mysterious alien intelligence through the space odyssey of the ship Discovery and the supercomputer HAL 9000.
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19/04/2024
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