History Today magazine lists its top ten history movies


And here they are:

1. Mirror (Andrei Takovsky, 1975, USSR)

2. Lancelot du Lac (Robert Bresson, 1974, France)

3. A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1946, UK)

4. Come and See (Elem Klimov, 1985, USSR)

5. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone, 1969, Italy/US)

6. Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966, USSR)

7. A Canterbury Tale (Powell and Pressburger, 1944, UK)

8. La Reine Margot (Patrice Chéreau, 1994, France)

9. The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman, 1957, Sweden)

10. Berlin Alexanderplatz (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980, West Germany)

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4 thoughts on “History Today magazine lists its top ten history movies

    1. Must confess I haven’t seen half of them – the two Soviet movies are well known among film students but not to me. Feel I need to sit down with some popcorn and work my way through them all.

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