100 Great Directors

ABBAS KIORASTAMI

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

Persian

Best

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Recommends

Life and Nothing More... (1992), Where Is the Friend's Home? (1989), Close-Up (1990), Ten (2003), Taste of Cherry, Like Someone In Love (2013), the Olive Trees (1994)

AGNES VARDA

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

French

Best

Sans Toit ni Loi (Vagabond) (Without Roof or Rule)(1985)

Recommends

La Pointe-Courte (1954),4 by Agnes Varda (1956),Du Cote de la cote (The Riveria Today's Eden)(1958),L'Opera Mouffe (Diary of a Pregnant Woman) (1958),Les Fiancés du pont Mac Donald ou (Méfiez-vous des lunettes noires) (1961), Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7) (1962),Salut les Cubains (1963),Le Bonheur (Happiness) (1965),Elsa la rose (1965),Les créatures (The Creatures) (1966),Oncle Yanco (Uncle Yanco) (1967, The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort) (1969), Lions Love(1969),Nausicaa (1970),Women Reply (Réponse de femmes Notre corps, notre sexe) (1975), Daguerréotypes (1976),One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977),Documenteur (Documenteur An Emotion Picture) (1981),Mural Murals (Mur Murs) (1982),Ulysse(1982),7p., cuis., s. de b., ... à saisir (1984),So-called Caryatids (Les Dites cariatides) (1984),Jane B. par Agnès V. (Jane B. for Agnes V.) (1988),Kung Fu Master(1989),Petit Amour, Le (1989), Jacquot de Nantes (1981),Les demoiselles ont eu 25 ans (Les demoiselles ont eu vingt cinq ans)(The Young Girls Turn 25)(1993),L'Univers de Jacques Demy (The Universe of Jacques Demy)(The World of Jacques Demy) (1995),One Hundred and One Nights (1995), The Gleaners and I(2000),Le Lion volatil(2003), Cinévardaphoto(2004),Ydessa, les ours et etc.(2004),Les Plages d'Agnès (The Beaches of Agnes)(2008)

AKI KAURISMÄKI

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

Finnish

Best

Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

Recommends

Drifting Clouds (1996), The Man without a past (2002),Lights in the dusk (2006), Le Havre (2011), Juha (1999), The Match Factory Girl (1999)

AKIRA KUROSAWA

Recommends

Timeline

Classic

Predominant Language

Japanese

Best

Rashomon (1950)

Recommends

The Seven Samurai (1954) , Ikiru (1952), Yojimbo (1961), The Bad Sleep Well, Madadayo (1993) , Ran (1985), Kagemusha (1980), The Idiot (1951), The Hidden Fortress (1958), Throne of Blood (1957)

ALAIN RESNAIS

Timeline

Classic / Contemporary

Predominant Language

French

Best

Hiroshima , Mon Amour (1959)

Recommends

Night and Fog (1955), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), Time of Return(1969),The War is over (1969),Stavisky... (1974),Providence (1977), Mon Oncle d'Amérique (1980), Private Fear in Public Places (2006), You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet (2012)

ALEJANDRO GONZÁLEZ IÑÁRRITU

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

Spanish

/ English
Best

Amores Perros (2001)

Recommends

Babel (2006), 21 Grams (2003), Biutiful (2010), Birdman (2014)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Recommends

Timeline

Classic

Predominant Language

English

Best

Psycho (1960)

Recommends

The Birds (1963) , Rear Window (1954) , Rope (1948) , Strangers on the Train (1951), Rebecca (1940) ,Vertigo (1958) , North by Northwest (1959),To catch a thief (1955) , Dial M for Murder (1954) , Notorious (1946) , Lifeboat (1944)

ANDREI TARKOVSKY

Timeline

Classic / Contemporary

Predominant Language

Russian

Best

Andrei Rublev (1966)

Recommends

Solaris (1972),The Steamroller and the Violin (1961), Ivan's Childhood (1962),The Mirror (1975),Stalker (1979),Nostalghia (1983), The Sacrifice (1986)

ANG LEE

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

English

Best

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Recommends

Life of Pi (2012), Lust, Caution (2007), Hulk (2003), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Ride with the Devil (1999), The Ice Storm (1997),Sense and Sensibility (1995),Eat Drink Man Woman (1994),Taking Woodstock (2009)

ANURAG KASHYAP

Timeline

Contemporary

Predominant Language

Hindi

Best

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

Recommends

Black Friday (2004), Dev D (2009), Gulaal (2009), No Smoking (2007), That Girl in Yellow Boots (2007),Return of Hanuman (2007)


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