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Top Ten: 1996


Ranking the Decades
A Year in Film List + Image Gallery


A Moment of Innocence [Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1996]:


A Summer's Tale [Éric Rohmer, 1996]:


Irma Vep [Olivier Assayas, 1996]:


Brigands-Chapter VII [Otar Iosseliani, 1996]:


Drifting Clouds [Aki Kaurismäki, 1996]:


Mission: Impossible [Brian De Palma, 1996]:


Don't Look Up (aka Ghost Actress) [Hideo Nakata, 1996]:


Karaoke / Cold Lazarus [Renny Rye, 1996]:


For Ever Mozart [Jean-Luc Godard, 1996]:


The Pillow Book [Peter Greenaway, 1996]:

Above, arranged in order of preference, my personal top-ten best films of the year (from what I've seen), accurate at the time of writing.

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