The great contemporary directors

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The great contemporary directors

As is the case with the greatest actors and actresses, the presence of the chief director in charge of the movie can make the movie as a failure, and brilliant. Here are the ten most brilliant directors in film history.

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William Friedkin

Highly talented director Friedkin was born in Chicago, but then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career of the director. This proved to be an excellent step, and he made his breakthrough with the classic movie "The French Connection." Even more significant was the 1973 film "The Exorcist." This well-known occult thriller is still considered one of the worst films.

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Francis Ford Coppola

The most notable film was directed "Apocalypse Now." Another cult film director was "The Godfather."

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Steven Spielberg

Spielberg is the most iconic Hollywood director, co-founder of the popular and successful studio DreamWorks. His rise began with the movie "Jaws". Movies directed by staggering quality and box office.

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Michael Bay

With the blockbuster film "Pearl Harbor" and "Transformers," Michael Bay is one of the best directors in Hollywood today.

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Werner Herzog

His style - art-house. Herzog's films have an unusual story and make it stand out as a creative genius who does things his own way.

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Roman Polanski

Brilliant filmmaker, Polanski can not be discussed without mentioning its history. As a boy, he survived the Holocaust during the Second World War. His pregnant wife killed by a band of Charles Manson in 1969. Maybe it affected the nature of the director. However, Polanski - the genius who gave the world such pictures as Rosemary's Baby, "" Chinatown "and" The Pianist ".

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Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock was a fabulous director who knew how to play on the viewer's nerves. Watching his films kept in suspense.

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Akira Kurosawa

Having a 57-year career and 30 to shoot a film, Akira Kurosawa one of the most influential filmmakers in history. His innovative use of new technologies such as the Wipe or Axial cut, really made it stand out, as well as its involvement in every film.

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Stanley Kubrick

Of course, one of the most beloved and controversial filmmakers in cinema history is Stanley Kubrick. His perfectionist style often made him do 50 takes of a single scene, but in the end he always received outstanding results.

Quentin Tarantino

This is one of the most respected filmmakers who emerged in the last decade. In fact, it is worth remembering how much he influenced, when I first came out with the movie "Reservoir Dogs" and then "Pulp Fiction." Rejecting the conventional rules of cinema, Tarantino presented nonlinear storylines, dialogue and certain glamor of violence, which has become its highlight.