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Cineuropa's Best of 2023

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- Want to know how our Top 2023 came to be? Here is a breakdown of the individual votes of our journalists who took part

Cineuropa's Best of 2023

Want to know how our Top 2023 came to be?
Here is a breakdown of the individual votes of our journalists who took part:

Davide Abbatescianni, journalist (Italy)

1 The Teachers' Lounge - Iker Catak
2 The Promised Land - Nikolaj Arcel
3 DogMan [+see also:
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]
- Luc Besson (France/USA)
4 100 Seasons [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Giovanni Bucchieri
film profile
]
- Giovanni Bucchieri (Sweden)
5 Echo of You [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Zara Zerny (Denmark)
6 Sirocco and the Kingdom of Winds [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Benoît Chieux (Belgium/France)
7 The Invisible Fight [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Rainer Sarnet (Estonia/Latvia/Greece/Finland)
8 Where the Wind Blows [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marco Righi
film profile
]
- Marco Righi (Italy)
9 We Will Not Fade Away [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Alisa Kovalenko (Ukraine/Poland/France)
10 The Gullspång Miracle [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Maria Fredriksson (Sweden/Norway/Denmark)

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Marta Bałaga, journalist (Poland/Finland)

1 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
2 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
3 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
4 How to Have Sex - Molly Manning Walker
5 Smoke Sauna Sisterhood - Anna Hints
6 Green Border [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Agnieszka Holland (Poland/Czech Republic/France/Belgium)
7 Slow [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marija Kavtaradze
film profile
]
- Maria Kavtaradze (Lithuania/Sweden/Spain)
8 Robot Dreams [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Pablo Berger (Spain/France)
9 The Animal Kingdom [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Thomas Cailley
film profile
]
- Thomas Cailley (France)
10 Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Filip Pošivač (Hungary/Slovakia/Czech Republic)

Valerio Caruso, director (Italy/Belgium)

1 The Dreamer [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Anaïs Tellenne
film profile
]
- Anaïs Tellenne (France)
2 Kidnapped [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Marco Bellocchio (Italy/France/Germany)
3 The Ballad of Piargy [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Ivo Trajkov (Slovakia/North Macedonia/Czech Republic)
4 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
5 Animal [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sofia Exarchou
film profile
]
- Sofia Exarchou (Greece/Austria/Romania/Cyprus/Bulgaria)
6 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
7 The (Ex)perience of Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ann Sirot & Raphael Balboni
film profile
]
- Ann Sirot, Raphaël Balboni (Belgium/France)
8 Dormitory [+see also:
film review
interview: Nehir Tuna
film profile
]
 - Nehir Tuna (Turkey/Germany/France)
9 Massimo Troisi: Somebody Down There Likes Me [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mario Martone
film profile
]
- Mario Martone (Italy)
10 Creatura [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Elena Martín Gimeno
film profile
]
- Elena Martín Gimeno (Spain)

Camillo De Marco, journalist (Italy)

1 Fireworks [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Giuseppe Fiorello (Italy)
2 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
3 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
4 Green Border - Agnieszka Holland
5 Samsara - Lois Patiño
6 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
7 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
8 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
9 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude
10 The Old Oak [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Ken Loach (UK/France/Belgium)

Giorgia Del Don, journalist (Switzerland)

1 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
2 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
3 Of Living Without Illusion [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Katharina Lüdin (Germany/Switzerland)
4 On the Adamant - Nicolas Philibert
5 What Remains [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ran Huang
film profile
]
- Ran Huang (Hong Kong/UK/Finland)
6 The Wonder Way [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Emmanuelle Antille (Switzerland)
7 Animal - Sofia Exarchou
8 MMXX [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cristi Puiu
film profile
]
- Cristi Puiu (Romania/France/Moldavia)
9 How to Have Sex - Molly Manning Walker
10 Prisoner [+see also:
series review
series profile
]
- Kim Fuqz Aakeson, Frederik Louis Hviid (Denmark) (series)

Muriel Del Don, journalist (Switzerland)

1 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
2 What Remains - Ran Huang
3 Of Living Without Illusion - Katharina Lüdin
4 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
5 How to Have Sex - Molly Manning Walker
6 Animal - Sofia Exarchou
7 The Wonder Way - Emmanuelle Antille
8 On the Adamant - Nicolas Philibert
9 MMXX - Cristi Puiu
10 Prisoner - Kim Fuqz Aakeson, Frederik Louis Hviid (series)

Aurore Engelen, journalist (Belgium)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 Holly [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Fien Troch
film profile
]
- Fien Troch (Belgium/Netherlands/Luxembourg/France)
3 Red Island [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Robin Campillo (France/Belgium)
4 Four Daughters [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Kaouther Ben Hania
film profile
]
- Kaouther Ben Hania (France/Tunisia/Germany/Saudi Arabia)
5 The Animal Kingdom - Thomas Cailley
6 Banel & Adama [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ramata-Toulaye Sy
film profile
]
- Ramata-Toulaye Sy (France/Senegal/Mali)
7 The Other Laurens [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Claude Schmitz
film profile
]
- Claude Schmitz (Belgium/France)
8 Here - Bas Devos
9 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
10 Omen [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Baloji
film profile
]
- Baloji (Belgium/Democratic Republic of the Congo/Netherlands/France/Germany/South Africa)

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

1 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
2 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
3 Here - Bas Devos
4 The Beast - Bertrand Bonello
5 Samsara - Lois Patiño
6 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
7 About Dry Grasses - Nuri Bilge Ceylan
8 Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell - Thien An Pham
A Prince [+see also:
film review
interview: Pierre Creton
film profile
]
- Pierre Créton (France)
10 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado

Susanne Gottlieb, journalist (Austria)

1 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
2 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
3 How to Have Sex - Molly Manning Walker
4 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
5 20,000 Species of Bees [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Estíbaliz Urresola
film profile
]
- Estibaliz Urresola (Spain)
6 Daaaaaali! - Quentin Dupieux
7 Afire - Christian Petzold
8 All of Us Strangers [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Andrew Haigh (UK/USA)
9 Passages - Ira Sachs
10 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude

Mariana Hristova, journalist (Bulgaria/Spain)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude
3 1489 - Shoghakat Vardanyan
4 The Invisible Fight - Rainer Sarnet
5 Cinéma Laika - Veljko Vidak (France/Finland)

David Katz, journalist (UK)

1 Youth (Spring) [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
- Wang Bing (France/Luxembourg/Netherlands/China)
2 The Beast - Bertrand Bonello
3 Music - Angela Schanelec
4 Ferrari [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Valentina Bellè
film profile
]
- Michael Mann (USA/Italy)
5 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
6 The Old Oak - Ken Loach
7 Eureka [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Lisandro Alonso
film profile
]
- Lisandro Alonso (France/Germany/Mexico/Argentina/Portugal)
8 The Permanent Picture [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Laura Ferrés
film profile
]
- Laura Ferrés (Spain/France)
9 Tish [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Paul Sng (UK)
10 The Human Surge 3 [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Eduardo Williams (Argentina/Portugal/Netherlands/Taiwan/Brazil/Hong Kong/Sri Lanka/Peru)

Martin Kudlac, journalist (Czech Republic)

1 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World – Radu Jude
2 The Delinquents [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Rodrigo Moreno
film profile
]
- Rodrigo Moreno (Argentina/Luxembourg/Chile/Brazil)
3 Samsara - Lois Patiño
4 Music – Angela Schanelec
5 The Human Surge 3 - Eduardo Williams
6 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
7 Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell - Thien An Pham
8 She Is Conann [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bertrand Mandico
film profile
]
- Bertrand Mandico (Luxembourg/France/Belgium)
9 Bad Living [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: João Canijo
film profile
]
/Living Bad [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: João Canijo
film profile
]
- João Canijo (Portugal/France)
10 Daaaaaali! - Quentin Dupieux

Domenico La Porta, editor-in-chief (Belgium)

1 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
2 The Goldman Case [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cédric Kahn
film profile
]
- Cédric Kahn (France)
3 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
4 About Dry Grasses - Nuri Bilge Ceylan
5 Motherland [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Alexander Mihalkovich & Hanna Badziaka (Sweden/Ukraine/Norway)
6 Filip - Michał Kwieciński (Poland)
7 The Conference - Patrik Eklund (Sweden)
8 Robot Dreams - Pablo Berger
9 Housekeeping for Beginners [+see also:
film review
interview: Goran Stolevski, Alina Serban
film profile
]
- Goran Stolevski (North Macedonia/Poland/Croatia/Serbia/Kosovo)
10 Disco Boy [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Giacomo Abbruzzese
film profile
]
- Giacomo Abbruzzese (France/Belgium/Italy/Poland)

Elena Lazic, journalist, editorial coordinator (France/UK)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 Passages - Ira Sachs
3 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
4 The Taste of Things [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Trần Anh Hùng (France/Belgium)
5 Last Summer [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Catherine Breillat
film profile
]
- Catherine Breillat (France)
6 On the Adamant - Nicolas Philibert
7 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
8 In Camera [+see also:
film review
interview: Naqqash Khalid
film profile
]
- Naqqash Khalid (UK)
9 Eileen - William Oldroyd (USA/UK/Australia)
10 Smiling Georgia [+see also:
film review
interview: Luka Beradze
film profile
]
- Luka Beradze (Georgia/Germany)

Fabien Lemercier, journalist (France)

1 About Dry Grasses - Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
3 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
4 The Beast - Bertrand Bonello
5 Oppenheimer [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Christopher Nolan (USA/UK)
6 Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell - Thien An Pham
7 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude
8 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
9 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
10 Four Daughters - Kaouther Ben Hania

Jan Lumholdt, journalist (Sweden)

1 Close Your Eyes - Victor Erice
2 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
3 Afire - Christian Petzold
4 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
5 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
6 On the Adamant - Nicolas Philibert
7 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
8 Perfect Days - Wim Wenders
9 Out of Season [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Stéphane Brizé
film profile
]
- Stéphane Brizé (France)
10 Music - Angela Schanelec

Roberto Oggiano, journalist (Italy/UK)

1 Close Your Eyes - Victor Erice
2 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude
3 Menus-Plaisirs Les Troisgros [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Frederick Wiseman (France/USA)
4 Samsara - Lois Patiño
5 Bad Living - João Canijo

Júlia Olmo, journalist (Spain)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
3 A Brighter Tomorrow [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Nanni Moretti (Italy/France)
4 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
5 Foremost by Night [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Víctor Iriarte
film profile
]
 - Víctor Iriarte (Spain/Portugal/France)
6 La Mesías - Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi (series)
7 Robot Dreams - Pablo Berger
8 The Permanent Picture - Laura Ferrés
9 La Ruta - Roberto Martín Maiztegui, Borja Soler (series)
10 Passages - Ira Sachs

Savina Petkova, journalist (Bulgaria/UK)

1 Afire - Christian Petzold
2 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
3 All of Us Strangers - Andrew Haigh
4 Housekeeping for Beginners - Goran Stolevski
5 Slow - Maria Kavtaradze
6 Smoke Sauna Sisterhood - Anna Hints
7 Orlando, My Political Biography - Paul B Preciado
8 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
9 Last Summer - Catherine Breillat
10 Here - Bas Devos

Vladan Petkovic, journalist (Serbia/Croatia)

1 Samsara - Lois Patiño
2 1489 - Shoghakat Vardanyan
3 Tiger Stripes [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Amanda Nell Eu
film profile
]
- Amanda Nell Eu (Malaysia/Taiwan/Singapore/France/Germany/Netherlands/Indonesia/Qatar)
4 Blaga’s Lessons [+see also:
film review
interview: Stephan Komandarev
film profile
]
- Stephan Komandarev (Bulgaria/Germany)
5 Excursion [+see also:
film review
interview: Una Gunjak
film profile
]
- Una Gunjak (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Serbia/France/Norway/Qatar)
6 Explanation for Everything [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Gábor Reisz
film profile
]
- Gábor Reisz (Hungary/Slovakia)
7 Queendom [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Agniia Galdanova (USA/France)
8 My Worst Enemy [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mehran Tamadon
film profile
]
- Mehran Tamadon (France/Switzerland)
9 The Burden [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Elvis Ngaibino Sabin (Central African Republic/France/Democratic Republic of the Congo/Italy)
10 Hollywoodgate [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Ibrahim Nash’at (Germany/USA)

Līga Požarska, journalist (Latvia)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 Everything Will Be Alright - Stanislav Tokalov (Latvia)
3 Smoke Sauna Sisterhood - Anna Hints
4 Passages - Ira Sachs
5 Disco Boy - Giacomo Abbruzzese

Alfonso Rivera, journalist (Spain)

1 La Mesías - Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi (series)
2 The Rye Horn - Jaione Camborda
3 The Settlers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Felipe Gálvez
film profile
]
- Felipe Gálvez (Chile/Argentina/Denmark/UK/France/Germany/Taiwan)
4 The Promised Land - Nikolaj Arcel
5 This Is Not Sweden [+see also:
series review
series profile
]
- Aina Clotet, Daniel González, Valentina Viso (series)
6 Close Your Eyes - Víctor Erice
7 Poquita fe - Pepón Montero, Juan Maidagán (Spain) (series)
8 The Delinquents - Rodrigo Moreno
9 The Successor [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Xavier Legrand
film profile
]
- Xavier Legrand (France/Canada)
10 Passages - Ira Sachs

Vittoria Scarpa, journalist (Italy)

1 Poor Things – Yorgos Lanthimos
2 Fallen Leaves – Aki Kaurismaki
3 The Promised Land – Nikolaj Arcel
4 La Chimera – Alice Rohrwacher
5 Perfect Days – Wim Wenders
6 Misericordia [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Emma Dante
film profile
]
– Emma Dante (Italy)
7 Coup de chance [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Woody Allen (France/USA)
8 The Zone of Interest – Jonathan Glazer
9 Me Captain [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Matteo Garrone (Italy/Belgium/France)
10 Palazzina Laf [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
– Michele Riondino (Italy/France)

Jesús Silva Vilas, journalist (Spain)

1 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
2 The Beast - Bertrand Bonello
3 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
4 The Rye Horn - Jaione Camborda
5 20,000 Species of Bees - Estibaliz Urresola
6 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
7 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
8 Passages - Ira Sachs
9 The Teacher's Lounge - Ilker Catak
10 Samsara - Lois Patiño

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

1 Samsara - Lois Patiño 
2 Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos
3 Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World - Radu Jude
4 La Chimera - Alice Rohrwacher
5 La Mesías - Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo (series)
6 The Rye Horn - Jaione Camborda
7 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
8 A Brighter Tomorrow - Nanni Moretti
9 Passages - Ira Sachs
10 Kalak [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Isabella Eklöf
film profile
]
- Isabella Eklöf (Denmark/Sweden/Norway/Netherlands/Finland)

Marko Stojiljković, journalist (Croatia)

1 The Zone of Interest - Jonathan Glazer
2 Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet
3 Libertate [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Tudor Giurgiu & Cecilia Ste…
film profile
]
- Tudor Giurgiu (Romania/Hungary)
4 Pero [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Damjan Kozole (Slovenia)
5 Forever Hold Your Peace [+see also:
film review
interview: Ivan Marinović
film profile
]
- Ivan Marinović (Montenegro/Serbia/Czech Republic/Croatia/North Macedonia/Slovenia)
6 Home Sweet Home [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
- Annika Mayer (Germany)

Teresa Vena, journalist (Italy/Germany)

1 Daaaaaali! - Quentin Dupieux
2 Kalman’s Day [+see also:
film review
interview: Szabolcs Hajdu
film profile
]
- Szabolczs Hadju (Hungary/Slovakia/USA)
3 Manga D'Terra [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Basil Da Cunha
film profile
]
- Basil Da Cunha (Switzerland/Portugal)
4 Afire - Christian Petzold
5 Aller Tage Abend [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
 - Felix Tissi (Switzerland/Italy)
6 Yannick [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Quentin Dupieux (France)
7 If Only I Could Hibernate [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Zoljargal Purevdash
film profile
]
- Zoljargal Purevdash (Mongolia/France)
8 About Dry Grasses - Nuri Bilge Ceylan
9 Fallen Leaves - Aki Kaurismäki
10 Four Daughters - Kaouther Ben Hania

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