The Screening Room Blog
Friday, August 29, 2008
Wim Wenders' top 5 movies
VENICE, Italy -- This morning I met with past Golden Lion and Palme D'Or winner and president of the jury at this year's Venice Film Festival, Wim Wenders. I asked him what his favourite films are. Wenders said: "Ok, I'm not going to go with the obvious ones. I don't want to disappoint you." Here's what he chose:

1. Only Angels Have Wings
(Howard Hawkes, 1939)

2. Salt of the Earth
(Herbert J Biberman, 1959)

3. Le Petit Soldat
(Jean-Luc Godard, 1963)

4. La Notte
(Michelangelo Antonioni, 1961)

5. Wild Strawberries (Smultronstället)
(Ingmar Bergman, 1957)

And Wenders looked so aghast when he realised he had already used up his five choices that I let him have a sixth:

6. The Wolf Child (L'enfant sauvage)
(François Truffaut, 1970)

Do you agree with Wenders' choices? Let us know in the comments box below.

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