Top Ten 1957

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

The most exciting and vital performance of the year comes from the scrappy Tony Curtis as the reporter with dubious morals in Alexander Mackendrick’s superb The Sweet Smell Of Success.

Honour Roll:  Anthony Franciosa, A Hatful Of Rain; Andy Griffith, A Face In The Crowd; Toshiro Mifune, Throne Of Blood; Victor Sjostrom, Wild Strawberries 

BIL'S BEST ACTRESS

Federico Fellini had one of the most successful careers of any non-American director in the history of cinema, particularly for one who never made a single film in English. One of the jewels of his oeuvre is Nights Of Cabiria, in which the director gave his wife Giulietta Masina her most plum role as a feisty, optimistic and strangely asexual…

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    1

  • Wild Strawberries

    2

  • Throne of Blood

    3

  • Nights of Cabiria

    4

  • Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

    5

  • Mother India

    6

  • The Seventh Seal

    7

  • Kanal

    8

  • 12 Angry Men

    9

  • The Cranes Are Flying

    10