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Cineuropa's Best Films of 2021 II

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- Want to know how our Top 2021 came to be? Here is a breakdown of the individual votes of our journalists who took part

Cineuropa's Best Films of 2021 II

Want to know how our Top 2021 came to be?
Here is a breakdown of the individual votes of our journalists who took part:

Davide Abbatescianni, journalist (Italy/Ireland)

1 The Hand of God - Paolo Sorrentino
2 Playground - Laura Wandel
3 Children of the Enemy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Gorki Glaser-Müller (Sweden/Denmark/Qatar)
4 Copilot [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Anne Zohra Berrached
film profile
]
- Anne Zohra Berrached (Germany/France)
5 Feature Film About Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Dovile Sarutyte
film profile
]
- Dovile Sarutyte (Lithuania)

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Kaleem Aftab, journalist (UK)

1 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn - Radu Jude
2 Brighton 4th [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Levan Koguashvili
film profile
]
– Levan Koguashvili (Georgia/Russia/Bulgaria/Monaco/USA)
3 The Gravedigger’s Wife [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Khadar Ayderus Ahmed (Finland/Germany/France/Somalia)
4 The Innocents – Eskil Vogt
5 A Chiara [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jonas Carpignano
film profile
]
– Jonas Carpignano (Italy/France)

Marta Bałaga, journalist (Poland/Finland)

1 The Green Knight – David Lowery
2 Flee – Jonas Poher Rasmussen
3 Compartment No. 6 – Juho Kuosmanen
4 Petite Maman – Céline Sciamma
5 Titane – Julia Ducournau

Camillo De Marco, journalist (Italy)

1 Compartment No. 6 – Juho Kuosmanen
2 The Worst Person In The World – Joachim Trier
3 L'arminuta - Giuseppe Bonito
4 Where Is Anne Frank [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ari Folman
film profile
]
– Ari Folman (Belgium/Luxembourg/France/Netherlands/Israel)
5 The Innocents - Eskil Vogt

Giorgia Del Don, journalist (Switzerland)

1 Wet Sand [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Elene Naveriani
film profile
]
- Elene Naveriani (Switzerland/Georgia)
2 Petite Maman - Céline Sciamma
3 Titane - Julia Ducournau
4 After Blue [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Bertrand Mandico (France)
5 Parallel Mothers – Pedro Almodóvar

Muriel Del Don, journalist (Switzerland)

1 Wet Sand - Elene Naveriani
2 Titane - Julia Ducournau
4 After Blue - Bertrand Mandico
5 Petite Maman - Céline Sciamma
5 Parallel Mothers – Pedro Almodóvar

Aurore Engelen, journalist (Belgium)

1 Playground – Laura Wandel
2 Animals [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nabil Ben Yadir
film profile
]
 – Nabil Ben Yadir (Belgium/France)
3 Titane – Julia Ducournau
4 Lost Illusions [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Xavier Giannoli
film profile
]
– Xavier Giannoli (France)
5 The Restless [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Joachim Lafosse
film profile
]
– Joachim Lafosse

Ioana Florescu, journalist (Romania)

1 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn - Radu Jude
2 Babi Yar. Context [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sergei Loznitsa
film profile
]
– Sergei Loznitsa (Netherlands/Ukraine)
3 Memoria – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
4 The Tsugua Diaries – Miguel Gomes, Maureen Fazendeiro
5 Bloodsuckers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Julian Radlmaier
film profile
]
– Julian Radlmaier (Germany)

David González, journalist, editorial coordinator (Spain/Belgium)

1 Memoria - Apichatpong Weerasethakul
2 The Souvenir Part II - Joanna Hogg
3 Parallel Mothers - Pedro Almodóvar
4 Titane - Julia Ducournau
5 France - Bruno Dumont

Susanne Gottlieb, journalist (Austria)

1 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn – Radu Jude
2 Petite Maman – Céline Sciamma
3 Pleasure – Ninja Thyberg
4 The Hand of God – Paolo Sorrentino
5 Compartment No. 6 – Juho Kuosmanen

Mariana Hristova, journalist (Bulgaria/Spain)

1 The North Wind - Renata Litvinova (Russia)
2 France - Bruno Dumont
3 The Worst Person In The World - Joachim Trier
4 Petrov’s Flu - Kirill Serebrennikov
5 Celts [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Milica Tomovic
film profile
]
- Milica Tomović (Serbia)

David Katz, journalist (UK)

1 Annette - Leos Carax
2 Ahed’s Knee [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nadav Lapid
film profile
]
- Nadav Lapid (France/Germany/Israel)
3 The Worst Person in the World - Joachim Trier
4 Delphine’s Prayers - Rosine Mbakam (Belgium/Cameroon)
5 The Lost Daughter - Maggie Gyllenhaal

Martin Kudlac, journalist (Czech Republic)

1 What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? - Alexandre Koberidze
2 Pleasure - Ninja Thyberg
3 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn - Radu Jude
4 The Worst Person in the World - Joachim Trier
5 The Girl and the Spider [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zü…
film profile
]
- Silvan Zürcher, Ramon Zürcher (Switzerland)

Elena Lazic, journalist, editorial coordinator, community manager (UK)

1 Happening – Audrey Diwan
2 The Souvenir: Part II – Joanna Hogg
3 Vortex – Gaspar Noé
4 Benedetta [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 – Paul Verhoeven (France/Netherlands/Belgium)
5 Mr Bachmann and his Class – Maria Speth

Manuela Lazic, journalist, editorial coordinator (UK)

1 The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal
2 The Souvenir Part II – Joanna Hogg
3 The Last Duel [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Ridley Scott (USA/UK)
4 Between Two Worlds [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Emmanuel Carrère
film profile
]
– Emmanuel Carrère (France)
5 Spencer [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Pablo Larraín (Germany/UK)

Fabien Lemercier, journalist (France)

1 Onoda - 10 000 Nights in the Jungle [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Arthur Harari
film profile
]
- Arthur Harari (France)
2 Evolution [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Kornél Mundruczó and Kata W…
film profile
]
- Kornél Mundruczo (Germany/Hungary)
3 Happening - Audrey Diwan
4 Annette - Leos Carax
5 Bruno Reidal [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Vincent Le Port
film profile
]
- Vincent Le Port (France)

Jan Lumholdt, journalist (Sweden)

1 Flee - Jonas Poher Rasmussen
2 The Innocents - Eskil Vogt
3 The Hand of God - Paolo Sorrentino
4 The Worst Person in the World - Joachim Trier
5 Petrov’s Flu - Kiril Serebrennikov

Nick Mastrini, journalist (Czech Republic/UK)

1 The Worst Person in the World – Joachim Trier
2 Roaring 20s [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
– Elisabeth Vogler (France)
3 The Green Knight – David Lowery
4 Petite Maman – Céline Sciamma
5 Paris, 13th District [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Jacques Audiard (France)

Roberto Oggiano, journalist (Italy/UK)

1 The Tsugua Diaries - Miguel Gomes
2 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn - Radu Jude
3 I Comete - A Corsican Summer [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Pascal Tagnati
film profile
]
- Pascal Tagnati (France)
4 The Giants [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bonifacio Angius
film profile
]
- Bonifacio Angius (Italy)
5 A Tale of Love and Desire [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Leyla Bouzid (France)

Júlia Olmo, journalist (Spain)

1 Vortex – Gaspar Noé
2 Happening - Audrey Diwan
3 Titane – Julia Ducournau
4 Who’s Stopping Us – Jonás Trueba
5 Annette – Leos Carax

Vladan Petkovic, journalist (Serbia/Croatia)

1 The Last Shelter [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Ousmane Samassekou (Mali/France/South Africa)
2 Landscapes of Resistance [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marta Popivoda
film profile
]
- Marta Popivoda (Serbia/France)
3 Memoria - Apichatpong Weerasethakul
4 What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? - Alexandre Koberidze
5 Petite Maman - Céline Sciamma

Alfonso Rivera, journalist (Spain)

1 The Good Boss [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 – Fernando León de Aranoa (Spain)
2 The Daughter [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Manuel Martín Cuenca (Spain)
3 The Power of the Dog [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
– Jane Campion (United Kingdom/New Zealand/Australia/USA/Canada)
4 Out of Sync [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Juanjo Giménez
film profile
]
– Juanjo Giménez (Spain)
5 Annette – Leos Carax

Vittoria Scarpa, journalist (Italy)

1 The Hand of God – Paolo Sorrentino
2 Annette – Leos Carax
3 The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal
4 L'arminuta - Giuseppe Bonito
5 A Chiara – Jonas Carpignano

Cristóbal Soage, journalist, database coordinator (Spain/Belgium)

1 France - Bruno Dumont
2 Who's Stopping Us - Jonás Trueba
3 Parallel Mothers - Pedro Almodóvar
4 Moon 66 Questions [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jacqueline Lentzou
film profile
]
- Jacqueline Lentzou
5 Petite Maman - Céline Sciamma

Marko Stojiljković, journalist (Croatia)

1 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn – Radu Jude
2 Petrov's Flu – Kirill Serebrennikov
3 Last Night in Soho [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Edgar Wright (UK)
4 Soldat Ahmet [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
– Jannis Lenz
5 The Sacred Spirit [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Chema García Ibarra
film profile
]
– Chema García Ibarra (Spain/France/Turkey)

Teresa Vena, journalist (Italy/Germany)

1 Next Door [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Daniel Brühl
film profile
]
– Daniel Brühl (Germany)
2 Mr Bachmann and his Class – Maria Speth
3 The Girl and the Spider – Silvan Zürcher, Ramon Zürcher
4 Annette – Leos Carax
5 Luzzu [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alex Camilleri
film profile
]
– Alex Camilleri (Malta/USA)

Teresa Vieira, journalist (Portugal)

1 Titane - Julia Ducournau
2 What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? - Alexandre Koberidze
3 Petite Maman - Céline Sciamma
4 Moon 66 Questions - Jacqueline Lentzou
5 The Tsugua Diaries - Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes

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