10/10: Rachel Kushner

The author of The Mars Room and The Flamethrowers shares her 10 favorite films from the last 10 years; a list which includes one title “released 1963 but unavailable, and unrestored, until last year, and still barely available.”

— in chronological order —

1. The Cool World (Shirley Clarke, 1963)

2. White Material (Claire Denis, 2009)

3. Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011)

4. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012)

5. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2012)

6. Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013)

7. Tangerine (Sean Baker, 2015)

8. Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present (Tyler Hubby, 2016)

9. Loveless (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017)

10. Zama (Lucrecia Martel, 2017)


Rachel Kushner’s latest novel, The Mars Room, is now available. For more information, please visit http://rachelkushner.com.

10/10 is an ongoing series in which we ask cinephiles to name their ten favorite films from the last ten years (currently, between 2008 and 2018).