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'Get Out' named Sight & Sound’s Film of the Year 2017

SUCCESS: Jordan Peele-directed Get Out, is one of the biggest films to be released in 2017

SIGHT & Sound, the BFI’s international film magazine, announced Jordan Peele’s debut Get Out as the clear winner in the most anticipated and respected critics’ opinion poll: Sight & Sound’s Film of the Year.

For the first time film and TV critics, programmers and academics from all around the world have voted a TV series, David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return, in second place. The show just beat Luca Guadagnino’s coming of age drama Call Me by Your Name, which received its UK premiere at BFI London Film Festival, and was voted 3rd place.

Over 180 critics voted for their top five film, TV and artists’ moving image releases from the year and the full results will be available today in the January 2018 issue of Sight & Sound.

See the full list below:

1. Get Out Jordan Peele
2. Twin Peaks: The Return David Lynch
3. Call Me by Your Name Luca Guadagnino
4. Zama Lucrecia Martel
5. Western Valeska Grisebach
6. Faces Places Agnès Varda, JR
7. Good Time Ben Safdie, Josh Safdie
8. Loveless Andrey Zvyagintsev
9. Dunkirk Christopher Nolan
9. The Florida Project Sean Baker
11. A Ghost Story David Lowery
12. You Were Never Really Here Lynne Ramsay
12. 120 BPM Robin Campillo
12. Lady Macbeth William Oldroyd
14. God’s Own Country Francis Lee
14. The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro
16. Let the Sunshine In Claire Denis
16. Mudbound Dee Rees
16. Strong Island Yance Ford
16. I Am Not Your Negro Raoul Peck
16. Personal Shopper Olivier Assayas

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