Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011

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Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011

  1. This is Not a Film – Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb
  2. The Turin Horse – Béla Tarr
  3. House of Pleasures [L’Apollonide: Souvenirs de la maison close] [House of Tolerance] – Bertrand Bonello
  4. Dreileben – Christian Petzold, Dominik Graf, Christoph Hochhäuser
  5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  6. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
  7. Kill List – Ben Wheatley
  8. It’s the Earth Not the Moon – Gonçalo Tocha
  9. Sleeping Sickness – Ulrich Köhler
  10. The Kid with a Bike [Le gamin au vélo] – Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Special Mentions

  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth – Abel Ferrara
  • The Color Wheel – Alex Ross Perry
  • Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Outside Satan [Hors Satan] – Bruno Dumont
  • Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
  • Margaret – Kenneth Lonergan
  • Policeman – Nadav Lapid
  • Target – Alexander Zeldovich
  • Two Years at Sea – Ben Rivers