Esteemed French cinema journal Cahiers du Cinéma, once home to nouvelle vague pioneers Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut and Eric Rohmer, among others, has named Fantastic Mr. Fox the #5 film of 2010. The film received general release in France on February 17, 2010. To read more about the French release, please visit our older posts on the matter.
The full top ten is after the jump.
Wes’ film joins those by veteran filmmakers Werner Herzog, Jean-Luc Godard, Joel and Ethan Coen, David Fincher, and the genius Thai filmmaker Apitchatpong Weerasethakul. Though it appears that even in France Wes can’t escape from underneath the clutches of Pixar.
- Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Apichatpong Weerasethakul
- Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Werner Herzog
- Film Socialisme, Jean-Luc Godard
- Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich
- Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wes Anderson
- A Serious Man, Joel & Ethan Coen
- To Die Like a Man, João Pedro Rodrigues
- The Social Network, David Fincher
- Chouga (aka Ainour), Darezhan Omirbayev
- Mother, Bong Joon-ho
Felicitations aux Wes!