Michel Ciment

Michel Ciment (French: [simɑ̃]; born 26 May 1938 in Paris)[1] is a French film critic[2] and the editor of the cinema magazine Positif.[2]

Michel Ciment in March 2010

Ciment is a Chevalier of the Order of Merit, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters, and the former president of FIPRESCI.[2]

Favorite filmsEdit

Ciment participated in the 2012 Sight & Sound critics' poll, where he listed his ten favorite films as follows: 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Earrings of Madame de..., Fellini's Casanova, Persona, Providence, The Rules of the Game, Salvatore Giuliano, Sansho the Bailiff, Sunrise, and Trouble in Paradise.[3]


Film festival jurorEdit

Honours and distinctions[5]Edit


  1. ^ New General Catalog of Old Books and Authors
  2. ^ a b c d "Biography for Michel Ciment". IMDb. Retrieved 2007-07-18.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Berlinale 1976: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  5. ^ Notice biographique sur IMDb

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