Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald

Touching the Void; State of Play
Voted in the directors poll

Voted for:

2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick
Ascent, The 1976 Larisa Shepitko
I Vitelloni 1953 Federico Fellini
Leopard, The 1963 Luchino Visconti
Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The 1943 Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger
Magnificent Ambersons, The 1942 Orson Welles
Shoah 1985 Claude Lanzmann
Singin' in the Rain 1951 Stanley Donen/Gene Kelly
Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder
Thin Blue Line, The 1989 Errol Morris


These are the films which occur to me today – but next week the list would probably change. It is a mixture of films which were important to me because of the time I saw them in my own life, films which have been influential on my own work and films which I just enjoyed enormously.