The Ten Best Films Directed by Women

The most conspicuous absence in the following list of  ”the ten best films directed by women” requested by the BBC is Elaine May; clearly I should have included either Mikey and Nicky or The Heartbreak Kid.

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BBC: The best films directed by women:

 

1.The House is Black (Forugh Farrokhzad, 1963)

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2. The Enchanted Desna (Yulia Solntseva, 1964)

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3. Mix-up ou Meli-melo (Françoise Romand, 1986)

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4. Vagabond (Agnès Varda, 1985)

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5. The Asthenic Syndrome (Kira Muratova, 1989)

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6. Sweetie (Jane Campion, 1989)

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7. From the Other Side (Chantal Akerman, 2002)

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8. You Are Not I (Sara Driver, 1981)

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9. Daisies (Vera Chytilová, 1966)

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10. Aragane (Kaori Oda, 2015)

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