The Auteurs

Auteurs
There are certain directors whose command over every facet of filmmaking is such that each film was clearly stamped with their authorship. You truly get to know these men through the films they made. Here is a sampling of directors and their signature films.

The Auteurs

  • Woody Allen, Annie Hall (1977)
  • Pedro Almodóvar, Talk To Her (2002)
  • Robert Altman, M*A*S*H (1970)
  • Michelangelo Antonioni, Blow Up (1966)
  • Luc Besson, Leon: The Professional
 (1994)
  • Ingmar Bergman, The Seventh Seal (1957)
  • Bernardo Bertolucci, The Conformist
 (1970)
  • Luis Buñuel, Los Olvidados (1950)
  • Tim Burton, Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • Frank Capra, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  • John Carpenter, Christine
 (1983)
  • John Cassavetes, Shadows (1959)
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Three Monkeys (2008)
  • Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator (1940)
  • Jean Cocteau, Beauty and the Beast (1946)
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, Fargo (1996)
  • Francis Ford Coppola, The Conversation (1974)
  • Alfonso Cuarón, Children of Men (2006)
  • George Cukor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter (1973)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Ali: Fear Eats The Soul (1974)
  • Federico Fellini, (1963)
  • John Ford, Stagecoach (1939)
  • Terry Gilliam, 12 Monkeys (1995) [pair with Chris Marker’s La jetée (1962)]
  • Howard Hawks, Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  • Werner Herzog, Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972)
  • Alfred Hitchcock, Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  • John Huston, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  • Jim Jarmusch, Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
  • Krzysztof Kieślowski, White (1994)
  • Stanley Kubrick, Strangelove (1964)
  • Akira Kurosawa, Seven Samurai (1954)
  • David Lynch, Eraserhead (1977)
  • Terrence Malick, Badlands (1973)
  • Pier Paolo Pasolini, Mamma Roma (1962)
  • Roman Polanski, Chinatown (1974)
  • Jean Renoir, The Lower Depths (1936)
  • Martin Scorsese, Taxi Driver (1976)
  • Steven Soderbergh, sex, lies, and videotape (1989)
  • Lars von Trier, DOGVILLE (2003)
  • François Truffaut, The 400 Blows (1959)
  • Orson Welles, Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire (1987)
  • Billy Wilder, Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu, Amores Perros (2000)
  • Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

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