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Saturday, November 7, 2009

a list of the best directors.who aren't dead yet.

1.David Lynch - USA

important films : Mullholland Drive (2001), Blue Velvet (1986), The Elephant man(1980)

2.Martin Scorsese - USA

important films : Taxi Driver(1974), Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), The Aviator (2006)

3.The Coen Brothers - USA

important films : Rasining Arizona (1987), Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), No Country for Old Men (2007)

Hayao Miyazaki - Japan

important films: My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

5.Wong Kar-wai - Hong Kong

important films : Happy Together (1997), Chungking Express (1994), In the Mood for Love(2000), 2046(2004)

6.Pedro Almodovar - Spain

important films: Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) -(1988), Todo sobre mi madre (All About my Mother) -(1999), Hable Con Ella (Talke to her) -(2002), La Mala Educacion (Bad education) - (2004)

7.Quentin Tarantino - USA

important films: Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Kill Bill (2003), Inglorious Basterds (2009)

8.Paul Thomas Anderson -USA

important films: Boogie Nights(1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood(2007)

9. Gus Van Sant - USA

important films : Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Good Will Hunting (1997), Elephant (2003), Last Days (2005), Milk (2008)

Abbas Kiarostami - Iran

important films: Where Is the Friend's Home? (1987),Through the Olive Trees (1994),The Wind Will Carry Us (1999),Taste of Cherry (1997),

11.Ang Lee - Taiwan

important films : Pushing Hands (1992), Eat Drink Man Woman (1995), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000); Lust, Caution(2007)

12.Woody Allen -USA

important films: ANnie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979),The purple Rose of Cairo (1985),Manhattan Murder Mystery(1992),Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

13.Richard Linklater -USA

important Films: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), Dazed and Confused (1993), Waking Life (2001)

14.Werner Herzog - Germany

important films: Aguirre, the Wrath of God(1972), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979),Grizzly man (2003), Rescue Dawn (2007).

15. David Fincher -USA

important films: Se7en (1995), Fight Club (1999), Zodiac (2007), The curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

16.CLint Eastwood - USA

important films : Unforgiven (1992), Play Misty for me(1971), The outlaw Josey Wales(1974),Bird (1988),Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Million Dollar Baby(2004)

17.Hou Hsiao-Hsien - China

important films:The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985), A City of Sadness(1989),Café Lumière(2003), Le Voyage du Ballon Rouge (the voyage of the red balloon) -2008

18.Spike Lee -USA


important films : Do the Right Thing (1989), Malcolm X (1992),25th Hour (2003),When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts(2006)

Michael Moore -USA

important films: Roger & Me (1989), Bowling for Columbine (2002),Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Sicko (2008)

Francis Ford Coppola -USA

important films: The godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), Apocalypse now (1979),Dracula(1992), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

21.Roman Polanski - Poland/France

important films: Rosemary's Baby (1968), Chinatown (1974), Tess (1979), The pianist (2002),Knife in the Water (1962)

22.Walter Salles - Brazil

important films: Central do Brasil (Central Station)-1998, Linha de Passe (2008),Abril Despedaçado (Behind The sun)- (2001), Diarios de motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries )-2004.

23. Steven Spielberg _USA

important films: JAws (1975), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Schindler's List (1993), Saving Private Ryan(1998)

24.Michael Mann - USA

important films: Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), Ali (2001), Collateral(2004)

25.Tim Burton - USA

important films: Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow(1999), Big Fish (2003), Ed Wood(1994), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007).

25.Ridley Scott - England

important films: Alien (1979), Blade Runner(1982), Thelma and Louise (1991),Gladiator (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001), American Gangster (2007), Matchstick men (2003)

26.Steven Soderbergh - USA

important films: Sex, Lies and Videotape(1989), Traffic (2000), Erin Brockovich (2000), Che (2008),

27.Lars von Trier - Denmark

important films: Breaking the Waves(1996), Dancer in the Dark(2000), Dogville(2003), Direktøren for det hele (the boss of it all) - 2006.

28.Jacques Rivette - France

important films:Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974),L'amour fou (1969),La Belle Noiseuse(1991),Va savoir(2001),Ne touchez pas la hache (2007)

29.Danny Boyle - England

important films: Trainspotting (1997), 28 days later (2002), Slumdog Millionaire (2008),Sunshine (2007)

30.Peter Weir - Australia

important films: Picnic at Hanging Rock(1975),The Year of Living Dangerously(1982),Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World(2003),The Truman Show(1998),Dead Poets Society(1989).

31.Ron Howard - USA

important films: Apollo 13 (1995), A beautiful mind (2001), Frost?Nixon (2008), Splash (1984)

32.Eric Rohmer -France

important films:La Collectionneuse (1967),The Marquise of O(1976),Le Rayon Vert(1986),Conte d'hiver (1992),Pauline à la plage(1983),

Sidney Lumet -USA

important films: Serpico (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976),Before the Devil Knows You're Dead(2007),Running on Empty (1988)

34.Peter Jackson - New Zealand

important films: Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Frighteners(1996),The Lord of the Rings series (2001-2003)

35.Spike Jonze -USA

important films: Being John Malkovich (1999), Adaptaion( 2002),Where the Wild Things Are(2009)

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