Mike Newell

Donnie Brasco; Four Weddings and a Funeral

UK

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Andrei Rublev

1966

Andrei Tarkovsky

Closely Observed Trains

1966

Jiří Menzel

Goodfellas

1990

Martin Scorsese

grande illusion, La

1937

Jean Renoir

Leopard, The

1963

Luchino Visconti

Manchurian Candidate, The

1962

John Frankenheimer

Seven Samurai

1954

Akira Kurosawa

strada, La

1954

Federico Fellini

Strangers on a Train

1951

Alfred Hitchcock

White Ribbon, The

2009

Michael Haneke

Comments

Each film made me question in some way what I had previously thought were the immutable rules of making movies and what their subjects could be.

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