Top 40 Films Of 2011


Hours before our annual pool closes and the Oscars ceremony takes place, it’s about time to finish 2011 film review by revealing our Top 40 favourites.

Only two of the 9 Oscar nominated films have made our list, not because of the rest is any worse than other years; rather thanks to the sheer diversity of remarkable pictures released during the past 12 months; featuring among them a record 5 documentaries; 5 first features and works coming from 18 different nations.

The Rober Awards Top 40 Films of 2011 are:


1-A SEPARATION
(Nader Y Simin, Una Separación)
Asghar Farhadi

2-SHAME
Steve McQueen

3-MARGARET
Kenneth Lonergan

4-TINKER TAYLOR SOLDIER SPY
(El Topo)
Thomas Alfredson

5-WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN
(Tenemos Que Hablar De Kevin)
Lynne Ramsay

6-THE ARTIST
Michel Hazanavicius

7-DRIVE
Nicholas Winding Refn

8-TAKE SHELTER
(Atormentado)
Jeff Daniels

9-SENNA
Asif Kapadia

10-THE KID WITH A BIKE
(El Niño De La Bicicleta)
Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

11-CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS
(La Cueva De Los Sueños Olvidados)
Werner Herzog

12-MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE
Sean Durkin

13-LE HAVRE
(El Havre)
Aki Kaurismäki

14-WEEKEND
Andrew Haigh

15-13 ASSASSINS
(13 Asesinos)
Takeshi Miike

16-MISS BALA
Gerardo Naranjo

17-COLD WEATHER
Aaron Katz

18-MEEK'S CUTOFF
Kelly Reichardt

19-SNOWTOWN
Justin Kurzel

20-MELANCHOLIA
Lars Von Trier


21-LE QUATTRO VOLTE
Michelangelo Framartino

22-TYRANNOSAUR
(Redención)
Paddy Considine

23-PINA
Wim Wenders




24-OSLO 31. AUGUST
Joachim Trier

25-TOMBOY
Celine Sciamma

26-TABLOID
Errol Morris

27-THE TREE OF LIFE
(El Arbol De La Vida)
Terrence Malick

28-MYSTERIES OF LISBON
(Misterios De Lisboa)
Raoul Ruiz

29-BAL
(Honey) (Miel)
Semih Kaplanoglu

30-MY JOY
Sergei Loznitsa

31-DREAMS OF A LIFE
Carol Morley

32-SUBMARINE
Richard Ayoade

33-RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
(El Origen Del Planeta De Los Simios)
Rupert Wyatt

34-JANE EYRE
Cary Fukunawa

35-LA PIEL QUE HABITO
(The Skin I Live In)
Pedro Almodovar


36-WUTHERING HEIGHTS
(Cumbres Borrascosas)
Andrea Arnold


37-LOVE LIKE POISON
(Un Poison Violent)
Katell Quillévére


38-WIN WIN
(Ganamos Todos)
Thomas McCarthy


39-CARNAGE
(Un Dios Salvaje)
Roman Polanski


40-OUTSIDE THE LAW
(Fuera De La Ley)
Rachid Bouchareb


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