An incomplete list of films which opened doors
Unranked, non-chronological cine-autobiography.
Difficulty level: 20th century post-silents only, no JLG.
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (Otto Preminger)
House Party (Reginald Hudlin)
Jacques Rivette: The Night Watchman (Claire Denis)
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (Frank Tashlin)
Life Lessons (Martin Scorsese) – from New York Stories
The Man I Killed – (Ernst Lubitsch)