My favorite Directors

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Michael Haneke
A true master of his craft, Michael Haneke is one of the greatest film artists working today and one who challenges his viewers each year and work goes by, with films that reflect real portions of life in realistic, disturbing and unforgettable ways. One of the most genuine filmmakers of the world cinema...
“ So scared but still so moved and touched by his movies. They are powerful and he lets everything take the time it needs to make the point, cause it is always a point and it does not leave you without thoughts. ” - ida_hogstrom
“ So young but already a classic. He has a style mixed by the old school classics, a mind and understanding of people as a 100 year old but still has the modern and cool way of approaching it! Love this guy! ” - ida_hogstrom
Jacques Audiard
Writer, A Prophet
Born in Paris, France, in 1952. Jacques Audiard's family has always been involved in movie business. His father, Michel, was a popular screenwriter and director and his uncle a producer. But in his teens he refused that world and wanted to be a teacher. He studied literature and philosophy at the Sorbonne but didn't finish his degree...
“ So strong an powerful movies. Never to much blood even though there is blood, but it's needed. I love his darkness that always has a bit of humor in it. The situations are filled with human paradoxes. ” - ida_hogstrom
“ Every detail has the nerve of making you feel. She understands humans and has a perfect way of saying things. She teaches us about humans and brings up subjects that are in need of attention. ” - ida_hogstrom
Tim Burton
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was especially fond of films with Vincent Price)...
“ What not to say about this guy. He pics the right people to make his characters realistic. He pushes the colors in the grading so we see everything from his eyes and does all this with beautiful storys. ” - ida_hogstrom
“ Perfect subjects and the movies really has more then one level in them! ” - ida_hogstrom
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Producer, The Revenant
His six feature films - Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel (comprising the "Death Trilogy"), Biutiful, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), and The Revenant - have garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including Academy Award nominations and wins. In 2015, Iñárritu won the Academy Award for Best Director...
“ he can bring up darkness in biutiful ways! ” - ida_hogstrom
“ fun, intressting and smart! ” - ida_hogstrom
Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films...
“ the godfather himself! ” - ida_hogstrom
Sam Mendes
Director, American Beauty
Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-years-old...
“ the movies always has more the one side. ” - ida_hogstrom
Darren Aronofsky
Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film...
“ full on all the time. You don´t walk out unmoved from this one! ” - ida_hogstrom
James Mangold
Producer, Logan
James Mangold is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Films he has directed include Girl, Interrupted, Walk the Line, which he also co-wrote, the 2007 remake 3:10 to Yuma, The Wolverine, and Logan. Mangold also wrote and directed Cop Land, starring Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, and Ray Liotta.
“ very good storyteller! ” - ida_hogstrom