DIRECTORS

TOP 10 BEST CINEMA DIRECTORS

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1- Stanley KUBRICK

for Lolita, A Clockwork Orange, The Shinning, Barry Lindon, and Eyes Wide Shut.

Stanley Kubrick
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Kubrick filming Barry Lyndon (1975)
Born July 26, 1928
Bronx, New York,
United States
Died March 7, 1999 (aged 70)
St Albans, Hertfordshire,
England, United Kingdom
Cause of death Heart attack
Nationality American
Ethnicity Jewish
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor
Years active 1951–1999

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_kubrick

 

 

2-Martin SCORSESE

for Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Casino and Shutter Island

Martin Scorsese
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Scorsese at the Tribeca Film Festival, 2007
Born Martin Charles Scorsese
November 17, 1942 (age 70)
QueensNew York, US
Nationality American
Other names Marty
Education Cardinal Hayes High School
Alma mater New York University (B.A.)
NYU Tisch School of the Arts(M.F.A.)
Occupation Film director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Years active 1963–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Scorsese

 

3- Brian DE PALMA

for The Bonfire of the Vanities, Scarface, Carlito’s Way and Redacted

Brian De Palma
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Brian De Palma, 2007
Born Brian Russell De Palma
September 11, 1940 (age 73)
Newark, New JerseyU.S.
Occupation Film directorscreenwriter
Years active 1960–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_De_Palma

 

 

 

4- Quentin TARANTINO

for Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill

Quentin Tarantino
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Tarantino on February 25, 2011
Born Quentin Jerome Tarantino
March 27, 1963 (age 50)[1]
KnoxvilleTennesseeUSA
Nationality American
Education Fleming Junior High School
Occupation Film directorfilm producer,screenwriteractor
Years active 1983–present

 

 

5- Francis FORD COPPOLA

for the Godfather I & II, and Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola
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Coppola at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Born April 7, 1939 (age 74)
Detroit, MichiganUnited States
Residence Napa ValleyCalifornia, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Great Neck North High School
Alma mater Hofstra University & UCLA
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1962–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Ford_Coppola

 

 

6- David FINCHER

for Seven, the Game, Zodiac, Fight Club and Social Network

David Fincher
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Filming The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Born David Andrew Leo Fincher[1][2]
August 28, 1962 (age 51)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Other names Finch, Dave Fincher
Occupation Film director, film producer, music video director
Years active 1984–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Fincher#Filmography

 

 

7-Oliver STONE

for Platoon,  Wall Street, JFK, Born on the 4th of July, The Doors, Natural Born Killer and Alexander

Oliver Stone
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Born William Oliver Stone
September 15, 1946 (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater New York University
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1971–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Stone

 

 

8- Milos FORMAN

for Amadeus and The Silence of the Lambs

Miloš Forman
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Born Jan Tomáš Forman
February 18, 1932 (age 81)
ČáslavCzechoslovakia
Occupation Actor
Director
Screenwriter
Years active 1953–present

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milos_Forman

 

 

9- Alfred HITCHCOCK

for and Rear Window, The Man who knew too much, Perfect Murder and Psycho

Sir Alfred Hitchcock
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Studio publicity photo
Born Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
13 August 1899
LeytonstoneEssex, England
Died 29 April 1980 (aged 80)
Bel Air, California, United States
Cause of death Renal failure
Other names Hitch
The Master of Suspense
Alma mater Salesian College,
St Ignatius’ College
Occupation Film director, film producer
Years active 1921–76

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Hitchcock#1960:_Psycho

 

 

10- DAvid LYNCH

for Elephant Man, Dune, Lost Highway, and Mulholland Drive

David Lynch
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David Lynch in 2009
Born David Keith Lynch
January 20, 1946 (age 67)
Missoula, Montana, USA
Residence Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Education School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Alma mater Pennsylvania Academy of Fine ArtsAFI Conservatory
Occupation Film directorscreenwriter,producerpaintermusician
Years active 1966–present
Notable work(s) Twin PeaksMulholland Drive,Blue VelvetThe Elephant Man,Eraserhead

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_lynch#Filmography

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