Lists by Vade-Lepisto
If someone manages to find a new favorite director by watching this list, then this list has did its job well!
List of lesser known and known directors.
Comment if you want somebody to be added or if some director appears twice in this list!
"Documentaries" mean that those directors have directed great documentaries!
204 Silent Films everyone should see.
From this page: http://www.cinemacom.com/top-silent-films.html
I removed one lost film and added Ozu's "Floating Weeds"
It also works as a reminder for me that if someone of these really becomes audience favorite, I have known about him/her from the beginning. It doesn't mean that if I don't see potential in someone, I will see it when he/she makes masterpiece...
IMDB doesn't have one of them, Islander called Hlynur Pálmason!
I'm very interested in Nordic filmmakers since I live in Finland and I think that some of the most interesting films of our time come from Denmark and Sweden... And now Norway and Iceland has started to make great stuff as well... And I live in Finland... Finland, Finland, Finland...
I will continue expanding this list as I explore more great cinema...
I'll expand this as I come up with more good names...
Adding those who started working during the 1800's -in part 2, we'll have important directors who started working in the early 1900's.
I'll update this list as I come up with more names...
According to Paul Schrader: Golden age of noir 1941 (maltese falcon) -1958 (touch of evil)
Directors from this list: http://www.theyshootpictures.com/noir50directors.htm
6-10 - Left Bank directors
Perhaps these two are the soul of new wave but it was seen in the works of the directors starting from 11...
11-22 - Week 2
23-31 - Week 3
32-36 - Week 4
37-50 - Week 5
51-61 - Week 6
62-77 - Week 7
78-87 - Week 8
88-98 - Week 9
99-109 - Week 10
110-120 - Week 11
121-133 - Week 12
134-148 - Week 13
149-161 - Week 14
162-173 - Week 15
174-184 - Week 16
185 - Monday, week 17
RW - means that I've seen that movie before
Also documents are counted.
I have put a little reminder on every one of the directors so I can remember who they are if I somehow forget... I don't think I will but you never know.
I'll update this list every time I have powers and I learn about new filmmakers...
I'm marking the dates in European style day/month/year.
I don't add short films unless they are longer than 45 minutes and still counted as short films.
I count short films if they are longer than 10 minutes
I also count documentaries
I really started watching foreign films in the end of 2012/beginning of 2013.