We had an extraordinary response to this list, with all sorts of titles having to be excluded from the final 10. These included; Bunuel’s That Obscure Object Of Desire, Powell And Pressburger’s A Canterbury Tale and Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein.
Alain Delon in Mr Klein (Joseph Losey, 1976).
Fernando Rey with Gene Hackman in French Connectio II (William Friedkin, 1975). Nominated by @PaulVonMitchell
Buster Keaton in The General (Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton, 1926). Suggested by @Bakerdave76, @lintlvieno,
Vaclav Neckar and Jitka Scoffin in Closely Observed Trains (Jiri Menzel, 1966). @PaulVonMitchell, @lintlvieno offered this one.
Greta Garbo in Anna Karenina (Clarence Brown, 1935). Thanks to @TerrificMind.
Irene Jacob in The Double Life Of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1991). Nominated by @Roupies, as was…
….Jean Gabin in La Bete Humaine (Jean Renoir, 1938).
Monica Vitti in L’Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960). Suggested by @aylunaay.
Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood in The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock, 1938). Nominated by @MMWrites , @fotanen.
Dennia Hopper and Bruno Ganz in The American Friend (Wim Wenders, 1977). And thanks again to @aylunaay.
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