10/10: Mauro Herce

The director of Dead Slow Ahead and cinematographer of Mimosas, winner of the Critics’ Week Grand Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years (plus ten honorable mentions).

-in alphabetical order-

1. Bastards (Claire Denis, 2013, France)

2. The Day He Arrives (Hong Sangsoo, 2011, Korea)

3. Fengming, a Chinese Memoir (Wang Bing, 2007, China)

4. Lorna’s Silence (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, 2008, France)

5. Ne Change Rien (Pedro Costa, 2009, Portugal)

6. Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant, 2007, USA)

7. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011, Iran)

8. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2006, Thailand)

9. The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky, 2011, Hungary)

10. Unclee Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Weerasethakul, 2010, Thailand)

Honorable Mentions: Despite the Night (Grandrieux), Film Socialisme (Godard), Heartbeat Detector (Klotz), Inland Empire (Lynch), Lost and Beautiful (Marcello), Oleg and the Rare Arts (Duque), Only Lovers Left Alive (Jarmusch), Phenix (Libert), Story of My Death (Serra), Stranger by the Lake (Guiraudie)


10/10 is an ongoing series in which we ask cinephiles to name their ten favorite films from the last ten years (currently, between 2006 and 2016).