Lars von Trier ( Danish: [ˈlɑːs fʌn ˈtʁiːˀɐ] ; born Lars Trier ; 30 April 1956) [ 2 ] is a Danish film director and screenwriter. He is closely associated with the Dogme 95 collective – an avant-garde filmmaking movement – although his own films have taken a variety of approaches. His work has frequently divided critical opinion. [ 3 ]
Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky ( Russian : Андре́й Арсе́ньевич Тарко́вский ; IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej ɐrˈsʲenʲjɪvʲɪt͡ɕ tɐrˈkofskʲɪj] ; 4 April 1932 – 29 December 1986) was a Soviet and Russian filmmaker , writer, film editor, film theorist , theatre and opera director. Andrei Tarkovsky
Quentin Jerome Tarantino [ 9 ] ( pronunciation: / ˌ t æ r ə n ˈ t iː n oʊ / ; born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. His films have been characterized by nonlinear storylines , satirical subject matter and an aestheticization of violence that often results in the exhibition of neo-noir characteristics. [ 10 ] Tarantino has been dubbed a "director DJ," comparing his stylistic use of mix-and-match genre and music infusion to the use of sampling in DJ exhibits, morphing a variety of old works to create a new one. [ 11 ]
Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer. Ridley Scott
Martin Scorsese Martin Charles Scorsese [ 11 ] ( pron.: / s k ɔr ˈ s eɪ z i / ; [ 12 ] born November 17, 1942) [ 13 ] [ 14 ] [ 15 ] [ 16 ] is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian.
Alain Resnais ( French pronunciation: [alɛ̃ ʁɛnɛ] ; born 3 June 1922) is a French film director whose career has extended over more than six decades. Alain Resnais
Roman Polanski Roman Polanski (born Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański ; 18 August 1933) is a Polish - French film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Terrence Malick Terrence Frederick Malick (born November 30, 1943) is an American film director , screenwriter , and producer .
David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker , television director , visual artist , musician and occasional actor. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed his own unique cinematic style, which has been dubbed "Lynchian", a style characterized by its dream imagery and meticulous sound design . The surreal, and in many cases, violent, elements contained within his films have been known to "disturb, offend or mystify" audiences. [ 2 ]
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-American filmmaker , screenwriter , and occasional film producer and actor. [ 6 ] One of the best known émigrés from Germany's school of Expressionism , he was dubbed the "Master of Darkness" by the British Film Institute . [ 7 ] His most famous films include the groundbreaking Metropolis (the world's most expensive silent film at the time of its release), and M , made before he moved to the United States, which is considered to be the precursor to the film noir genre. Fritz Lang
Stanley Kubrick ( / ˈ k uː b r ɪ k / ; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor who did most of his work as an expatriate in the United Kingdom . He is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, are noted for their "dazzling" [ 1 ] and unique cinematography, attention to details to achieve realism and an inspired use of music scores.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock , KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) [ 4 ] was an English film director and producer. [ 5 ] He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. Alfred Hitchcock
Joel David Coen [ 1 ] (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen [ 1 ] (born September 21, 1957) known together professionally as the Coen brothers , are American filmmakers. Coen brothers
Darren Aronofsky Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director , screenwriter and film producer .
Ernst Ingmar Bergman ( Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɪŋmar ˈbærjman] ( Ingmar Bergman