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Top Ten 1973

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

Awarded the Best Actor prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Giancarlo Giannini‘s work in Lina Wertmuller’s Love And Anarchy is the highlight of his career. Bug-eyed and with a wavering voice, he is captivating throughout the entire brilliant film. He was often the director’s muse, the two of them achieving the pinnacle of their international success three years later with Seven Beauties.

Honour Roll:  Helmut Berger, Ludwig; Timothy Bottoms, The Paper Chase; Rutger Hauer, Turkish Delight; Al Pacino, Serpico

BIL'S BEST ACTRESS

Four hours of dialogue about life and love in grainy black and white doesn’t sound like a feel-good flick, particularly when one of the three members of the troupe at the head of the experience is constantly drowning…

There are 2 romance films in this list.

  • The Mother and the Whore

    1

  • The Paper Chase

    10