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Scandinavia

SWEDEN
Bergman, Ingmar (1918-2007)      TORMENT-CRISIS- MUSIC IN DARKNESS-PORT OF CALL-PRISON-THIRST-TO JOY-SUMMER INTERLUDE-SECRETS OF WOMEN-
                                                                           SUMMER WITH MONIKA-SAWDUST AND TINSEL(NAKED NIGHT)-A LESSON IN LOVE- DREAMS- SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT-MAGICIAN-
                                                                          SEVENTH SEAL- WILD STRAWBERRIES-VIRGIN SPRING-DEVIL'S EYE-THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY-WINTER LIGHT-SILENCE-
                                                                          SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE- ALL THESE WOMEN-PERSONA-HOUR OF WOLF-SHAME-PASSION OF ANNA-RITE-TOUCH-CRIES AND WHISPERS-
                                                                          AUTUMN SONATA- FACE TO FACE-SERPENT'S EGG-MARIONETTES-FANNY & ALEXANDER-AFTER THE REHEARSAL - SARABAND

DENMARK          
Dreyer, Carl Theodor (1889-1968) THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC(1928) ORDET(1955)
Lars von Trier       (1956-)                    MEDEA    -    DOGVILLE
Levring, Kristian     (1957-)                THE KING IS ALIVE                                                
Vinterberg, Thomas   (1969-)           FESTEN ( CELEBRATION )

Eastern Europe

RUSSIA                  
Dziga Vertov (1896-1954)                 MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (1929)
Sergei M Eisenstein (1898-1948)  BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (1925)    
Kozintsev, Grigory (1905-1973)     HAMLET
Alov, Alexander (1923-1983)            FLIGHT (with Vladimir Naumov).
Paradzhanov, Sergei (1924-1990) SHADOWS OF FORGOTTEN ANCESTORS- THE LEGEND OF SURAM FORTRESS - ASHIK KERIB-COLOR OF POMEGRANATES
Naumov, Vladimir (1927-)                  THE WHITE
Tarkovsky, Andrey  (1932-1986)    IVAN'S CHILDHOOD    -    ANDREI RUBLEV    -    SOLARIS    -   MIRROR    -    STALKER    -    NOSTALGIA    -    SACRIFICE 
Askoldov, Alexander (1932-2018) KOMISSAR
Elem Klimov (1933-2003)                  COME AND SEE (1985)
Zvyagintsev, Andrey  (1964-)           THE RETURN (2003)    -    THE BANISHMENT (2007)    -    LEVIATHAN (2014)      
      
POLAND              
Wajda, Andrzej   (1926-2016)           DANTON    -    LANDSCAPE AFTER THE BATTLE    -    WEDDING     ASHES AND DIAMONDS (1958)
Kieslowski, Krzystof (1941-1996) THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE    -    BLUE    (1993)   -    RED
Smarzowski, Wojciech  (1963-)        ROZA

CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Forman, Milos  (1932-2018)             ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

ROMANIA Cristian Mungiu (1968-) 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS (2007)

GEORGIA             
Abuladze, Tengiz (1924-1994)          REPENTANCE - THE PRAYER - THE TREE OF DESIRE
Iosseliani, Otar   (1934-)                        FAVORITES OF THE MOON

Balkans

GREECE               
Angelopoulos, Theo   (1935-2012) LANDSCAPE IN THE MIST(1988)

Western Europe

BELGIUM
Chantal Akerman   (1950-2015)      JEANNE DIELMAN, 23 COMMERCE QUAY, 1080 BRUSSELS (1975)

ENGLAND          
Jarman, Derek   (1942-1994)             CARAVAGGIO
Greenaway, Peter   (1942-)                 THE BABY OF MACON    -    PROSPERO'S BOOKS    -    THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE, AND HER LOVER

FRANCE              
Jean Renoir, (1894-1979)                     LA GRANDE ILLUSION-THE RULES OF THE GAME-LA BETE HUMAINE-BOUDI SAVED FROM DROWNING-CHIENNE-
                                                                              CRIME DE MONSIEUR LANGE-DAY IN THE COUNTRY-FRENCH CANCAN-GRANDE ILLUSION-LOWER DEPTHS-MADAME BOVARY-
                                                                               LE PETIT THEATRE DE JEAN RENOIR-RULES OF THE GAME
Bresson, Robert (1901-1999)             DAMES DU BOIS DE BOULOGNE-DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST-MAN ESCAPED-PICKPOCKET-THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC -
                                                                               AU HAZARD BALTHAZAR -MOUCHETTE-LANCELOT DU LAC-L'ARGENT                              
Jean Vigo(1905-1934)                             L'ATALANTE (1934)
Marcel Carné (1906-1996)                   CHILDREN OF PARADISE (1945)-GATES OF THE NIGHT-JOUR SE LEVE-QUAI DES BRUMES-THERESE RAQUIN
Jacques Tati (1907-1982)                       PLAYTIME (1967)
Chris Marker (1921-2012)                    LA JETEE (1962)-LETTER FROM SIBERIA
Resnais, Alain (1922-2014)                   HIROSIMA MON AMOUR (1959)-GUERRE EST FINIE-LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD-MURIEL-STAVISKY
Claude Lanzmann (1925-2018)          SHOAH (1985)
Jacques Rivette (1928-2016)              CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING (1974)-PARIS NOUS APPARTIENT
Agnès Varda (1928-)                                 CLEO FROM 5 TO 7   (1962)-BONHEUR-ONE SINGS THE OTHER DOES NOT
Jean-Luc Godard (1930-)                       BREATHLESS-CONTEMPT-PIERROT LE FOU-ALPHAVILLE-BAND OF OUTSIDERS-CARABINIERS-CHINOISE- MARRIED WOMAN-
                                                                               MASCULIN FEMININ-MEPRIS-MY LIFE TO LIVE-PETIT SOLDAD-TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER-WEEKEND
Jacques Demy (1931-1990)                 THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG -LOLA-YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT
François Truffaut(1932-1984)           THE 400 BLOWS-JULES AND JIM-BED AND BOARD-BRIDE WORE BLACK-DAY FOR NIGHT-GREEN ROOM-LAST METRO-
                                                                               SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER-SMALL CHANGE-STOLEN KISSES-STORY OF ADELE-WILD CHILD-WOMAN NEXT DOOR
Claire Denis (1946-)                                 BEAU TRAVAIL  (1999)
Jean-Pierre Jeunet  (1953-)                 AMELIE (2001)
                                                
GERMANY        
Fritz Lang (1890-1976)                           DR MABUSE-METROPOLIS-M   
Max Ophüls (1902-1957)                      PLAYING AT LOVE-LA RONDA-THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE ...-LOLA MONTES-
Herzog, Werner  (1942-)                       AGUIRRE-KASPAR HAUSER-STROSZEK-HEART OF GLASS-NOSFERATU-WOYZECK-FITZCARRALDO-COBRA VERDE
Michael Haneke (1942-)                        AMOUR (2012)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945-1982)  BEWARE OF A HOLY WHORE-MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS-BITTER TEARS OF PETRO VON KANT-JAIL BAIT-ALI:FEAR EATS THE SOUL-
                                                                             EFFI BRIEST-FOX AND HIS FRIENDS-MOTHER KOSTERS-I ONLY WANT YOU TO LOVE ME-MARRIAGE OF MARIA  BRAUN-LILI  MERLEEN
                                                                             LOLA--VERONIKA VOSS                            
Wim Wenders  (1945-)                         ANXIETY OF THE GOALIE AT THE PENALTY KICK-SCARLET LETTER-ALICE IN THE CITIES-KINGS OF THE ROADS-AMERICAN FRIEND-
                                                                             PARIS, TEXAS-WINGS OF DESIRE-CITY OF ANGELS
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck   (1973-)    THE LIVES OF OTHERS (2006)

ITALY                     
Vittorio de Sica (1901-1974)             BICYCLE THIEVES  (1948)    -    UMBERTO D (1952)
Luchino Visconti (1906-1976)         THE LEOPARD (1963)
Antonioni, Michelangelo  (1912-2007)   PROFESSIONAL REPORTER -IL GRIDO -L’AVVENTURA(1960)- L’ECLISSE(1962)-ZABRISKIE POINT-RED DESEART- BLOWUP
Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006)         THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (1966)
Fellini, Federico (1920-1993)            AMARCORD    -     8 1/2 (1963)    -    LA DOLCE VITA (1960)    -    LA STRADA (1954)    -    THE NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (1957)
Pier Paolo Pasolini    (1922-1975)   ACCATIONE-GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MATHEWS-DICOREM-MEDEA-OEDIPUS REX  
Bernardo Bertolucci  (1941-)             THE CONFORMIST (1970)                                                  
Giuseppe Tornatore   (1956-)             CINEMA PARADISO (1988)   

SPAIN             
Luis Buñuel(1900-1983)                    THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL -BELLE DE JOUR -THE YOUNG AND THE DAMNED-THE DISCREET CHARM OF BOURGEOISIE-VIRIDIANA
Victor Erice (1940-)                               THE SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE (1973)
Pedro Almodóvar (1949-)                  ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (1999)                               

Africa

SENEGAL         
Djibril Diop Mambéty (1945-1998) TOUKI BOUKI (1973)

North America

AMERICA        
Jules Dassin (1911-2008)                     RIFIFI (1955)
Welles, Orson   (1915-1985)               OTELLO
Kubrick, Stanley  (1928-1999)           THE SPACE ODYSSEY

Latin America

MEXICO           
Alfonso Cuarón (1961-)                          Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN (2001)
Guillermo del Toro (1964-)                    PAN'S LABYRINTH (2006)

BRAZIL             
Fernando Meirelles  (1955-)                 CITY OF GOD (with Kátia Lund (2002)

Asia

IRAN                    
Abbas Kiarostami  (1940-2016)         TASTE OF CHERRY (1997)    -    CLOSE-UP (1990)    -    WHERE IS THE FRIEND'S HOME? (1987)
Asghar Farhadi   (1972-)                          A SEPARATION (2011)

INDIA                  
Satyajit Ray      (1921-1992)                  PATHER PANCHALI (1955)  

JAPAN               
Kenji Mizoguchi      (1898-1956)       THE STORY OF THE LAST CHRYSANTHEMUM (1939)    -    Ugetsu (1953)    -    SANSHO THE BAILEFF(Sansho dayu) (1954)   
Yasujirô Ozu (1903-1963)                    LATE SPRING (1949)    -    TOKYO STORY (Tokyo Monogatari) (1953)
Mikio Naruse     (1905-1969)             FLOATING CLOUDS (1955)  
Kurosawa Akira (1910-1998)           RASHOMON (1950) - TO LIVE (IKIRU) (1952) -  SEVEN SAMURAI (1954)  -  THRONE OF BLOOD (Kumonosu-jo) 1957  -  RAN (1985)  
Kaneto Shindo (1912-2012)              DOUBLE SUICIDE (Shinju ten no Amijima) 1969
Kon Ichikawa (1915-2008)                 HARP OF BURMA (Biruma no tatekoto) 1956
Masaki Kobayashi (1916-1996)       HARAKIRI (SEPPUKU) (1962)
Imamura Shoei (1926-2006)              THE BALLAD OF NARAYAMA
Nagisa Oshima (1932-2013)              BOY (Shonen) 1969
Juzo Itami (1933-1997)                         TAMPOPO (Tampopo) 1986
Hayao Miyazaki (1941-)                       TOTORO  (Tonari no Totoro) 1986    -    SPIRITED AWAY (2001)                         
Yoshimitsu Morita (1950-2011)      FAMILY GAME (Kazoku geimu) 1984                               

CHINA               
Fei Mu (1906-1951)                                SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN (1948)
Edward Yang (1947-2007)                  YI YI  (2000)    -    A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY (1991)
Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947-)                      A CITY OF SADNESS (1989)
Zhang Yimou (1950-)                             TO LIVE (1994)    -    RAISE THE RED LANTERN (1991)
Chen Kaige (1952-)                                  FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE ( 1993)
Ang Lee (1954-)                                          EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN (1994)    -    CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000)
Wong Kar-wai     (1958-)                        IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (2000)    -    CHUNGKING EXPRESS (1994)    -    HAPPY TOGETHER (1997)
Jiang Wen     (1963-)                                 IN THE HEAT OF THE SUN (1994)  

KOREA              
Park Chan-wook ( 1963-)                     OLDBOY (2003)

Oceania

NEW ZEALAND
Campion, Jane (1954-) THE PIANO