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Impressive Directorial Debuts

by Danny Bailey
Impressive Directorial Debuts by Danny Bailey
Orson Welles – Citizen Kane Elia Kazan – A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Bruce Robinson – Withnail and I Sam Mendes – American Beauty François Truffaut – The 400 Blows Robert Redford – Ordinary People Ridley Scott – The Duellists Bryan Forbes – Whistle Down the Wind Mike Nichols – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf Wolfgang Reitherman – One Hundred and One Dalmatians Tony Richardson – Tom Jones Charles Jarrott – Anne of the Thousand Days Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones – Monty Python and the Holy Grail Stephen Frears – Gumshoe James L. Brooks – Terms of Endearment Rob Reiner – This Is Spinal Tap Jim Sheridan – My Left Foot Tony Kaye – American History… Read more

Orson Welles – Citizen Kane
Elia Kazan – A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
Bruce Robinson – Withnail and I
Sam Mendes – American Beauty
François Truffaut – The 400 Blows
Robert Redford – Ordinary People
Ridley Scott – The Duellists
Bryan Forbes – Whistle Down the Wind
Mike Nichols – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Wolfgang Reitherman – One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Tony Richardson – Tom Jones
Charles Jarrott – Anne of the Thousand Days
Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones – Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Stephen Frears – Gumshoe
James L. Brooks – Terms of Endearment
Rob Reiner – This Is Spinal Tap
Jim Sheridan – My Left Foot
Tony Kaye – American History X
Frank Darabont – The Shawshank Redemption
Kimberly Peirce – Boy’s Don’t Cry
Stephen Daldry– Billy Elliot
Catherine Hardwicke – Thirteen
Andrew Jarecki – Capturing The Friedmans
Patty Jenkins – Monster
Tom Ford – A Single Man
Armando Iannucci – In the Loop
David Michôd – Animal Kingdom
Sydney Pollack– The Slender Thread
Sidney Lumet-12 Angry Men
John Huston – The Maltese Falcon
Louis Malle- Elevator to the Gallows
Mel Brooks – The Producers
Dennis Hopper -Easy Rider
Quentin Tarantino – Reservoir Dogs
Nicholas Hytner – The Madness of King George
John Lasseter – Toy Story
Peter Cattaneo – The Full Monty
David Fincher – Alien³
Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci – Big Night
Kevin Smith – Clerks
Pete Docter – Monsters Inc
Todd Field – In the Bedroom
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – Little Miss Sunshine
Sarah Polley – Away From Her
Stephen Fry – Bright Young Things
Marjane Satrapi – Persepolis
Richard Curtis – Love Actually
Hugh Hudson – Chariots of Fire
Jonathan Lynn – Clue
Scott Cooper – Crazy Heart
Larry Peerce – One Potato, Two Potato
Peter Masterson – The Trip to Bountiful
Iain Softley – Backbeat
Alain Cavalier – Le Combat dans l’ile
Ralph Bakshi – Fritz the Cat
Paul Morrison – Solomon & Gaenor
Richard Loncraine – Slade in Flame
Mike Hodges – Get Carter
Alan Schneider – Film
Claude Chabrol – Le Beau Serge
Jean-Jacques Annaud – Black And White In Color
Jennifer Kent – The Babadook
Nicholas Meyer – Time After Time
Frank Perry – David And Lisa
Peter Brook – The Beggar’s Opera
David Leland – Wish You Were Here
Milcho Manchevski – Before The Rain
Frederick Wiseman – Titicut Follies
Gary Oldman – Nil By Mouth
Desmond Davis – Girl With Green Eyes
Tom Hanks – That Thing You Do!
Tamara Jenkins – Slums Of Beverly Hills
Vincent Gallo – Buffalo ’66

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