10. Jeff Nichols Take Shelter
9. John Logan Hugo
Hugo Cabret: I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason.
8. John Michael McDonagh The Guard
7. Denis Villeneuve Incendies
6. Brit Marling, Mike Cahill Another Earth
5. Lars Gudmestad, Ulf Ryberg Headhunters
Roger Brown: You have asked me what I fear. And I have been afraid since the first time I met you. I have been afraid that you would leave me. Afraid that we would have a child that you would have loved more than me. And I have been afraid that you to see who I really was. And hate it.
4. Asghar Farhadi A Separation
3. Gavin O'Connor Warrior
2. Abi Morgan, Steve McQueen Shame
1. Woody Allen Midnight In Paris