Top 10 Auteurs

Biggest inspirations, with the selected filmography.

jan-svankmajer

10. Jan Švankmajer (born: 1934)

  • Alice (1988)
  • Lesson Faust (1994)
  • Conspirators Of Pleasure (1996)
  • Little Otek (2000)
  • Lunacy (2005)
  • Surviving Life (Theory And Practice) (2010)

…..and many many shorts

Jim-Jarmusch

9. Jim Jarmusch (born: 1953)

  • Permanent Vacation (1980)
  • Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
  • Down By Law (1986)
  • Mystery Train (1989)
  • Night On Earth (1991)
  • Dead Man (1995)
  • Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai (1999)
  • Coffee And Cigarettes (2003)
  • Broken Flowers (2005)
  • The Limits Of Control (2009)
  • Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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8. Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973)

  • Bob le Flambeur (1956)
  • Le Doulos (1962)
  • Le Deuxieme Souffle (1966)
  • Le  Samurai (1967)
  • Army Of Shadows (1969)
  • Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

aki

7. Aki Kaurismaki (born: 1957)

  • Ariel (1988)
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
  • The Match Factory Girl (1990)
  • I Hired A Contract Killer (1990)
  • La Vie de Bohème (1992)
  • Drifting Clouds (1996)
  • The Man Without A Past (2002)
  • Le Havre (2011)

lynch

6. David Lynch (born: 1946)

  • Eraserhead (1977)
  • The Elephant Man (1980)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Wild At Heart (1990)
  • Twin Peaks (1990-1991) TV Series
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)
  • Lost Highway (1997)
  • The Straight Story (1999)
  • Mulholland Drive (2001)
  • Inland Empire (2006)

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5. Yasujiro Ozu (1903-1963)

  • I Was Born, But… (1932)
  • Late Spring (1949)
  • Early Summer (1951)
  • Flavor Of Green Tea Over Rice (1952)
  • Tokyo Story (1953)
  • Tokyo Twilight (1957)
  • Good Morning (1959)
  • Floating Weeds (1959)
  • An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

luis_bunuel

4. Luis Buñuel (1900-1983)

  • Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  • L’Age d’Or (1930)
  • Land Without Bread (1933)
  • Los Olvidados (1950)
  • El  (1953)
  • Nazarin (1959)
  • Viridiana (1961)
  • The Exterminating Angel (1962)
  • Simon Of The Desert (1965)
  • Belle de Jour (1967)
  • Tristana (1970)
  • The Discrete Charm Of Bourgeoisie (1972)
  • The Phantom Of Liberty (1974)
  • That Obscure Object Of Desire (1977)

stanley-kubrick

3. Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)

  • The Killing (1956)
  • Paths Of Glory (1957)
  • Spartacus (1960)
  • Lolita (1962)
  • Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

bergman

2. Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007)

  • Prison (1949)
  • Summer Interlude (1951)
  • Smiles Of A Summer Night (1955)
  • The Seventh Seal (1957)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • The Magician (1958)
  • The Virgin Spring (1960)
  • Through A Glass Darkly (1961)
  • Winter Light (1963)
  • The Silence (1963)
  • Persona (1966)
  • Hour Of The Wolf (1968)
  • Shame (1968)
  • Cries And Whispers (1972)
  • Scenes From A Marriage (1973) TV Series
  • The Serpent’s Egg (1977)
  • Autumn Sonata (1978)
  • Fanny And Alexander (1982)

 

and the greatest ever,

tarkovsky

1. Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986)

  • There Will Be No Leave Today (1959)
  • The Steamroller And  The Violin (1960)
  • Ivan’s Childhood (1962)
  • Andrei Rublev (1966)
  • Solaris (1972)
  • The Mirror (1975)
  • Stalker (1979)
  • Nostalghia (1983)
  • Voyage In Time (1983)
  • The Sacrifice (1986)

 

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