Films I Feel I Need to See Before I Can Finally Direct a Film of my Own:

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  • Godard:
  • Le Petit Soldat(1960) (the little soldier)
  • Vivre sa Vie (1963) (my life to live)
  • A Married Woman (1964)
  • Pierrot le Fou(1965) (pierrot goes wild)
  • Masculin Feminin (1966)
  • 2 or 3 Things I know About Her (1966)
  • La Chinoise (1967)
  • Weekend (1967)
  • Tout va Bien (1972) (all’s well)
  • Renoir:
  • La Chienne (1931) (the bitch)
  • Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932)
  • Crime of Monsier Lange (1935)
  • Partie de Campagne (1936) (a day in the country)
  • La Grand Illusion (1937)
  • La Bete Humaine (1938) (the human beast)
  • The River (1952)
  • Ozu:
  • I was Born But (1932)
  • Late Spring (1949)
  • Early Summer (1951)
  • Floating Weeds (1959)
  • Bresson:
  • Diary of a Country Priest (1950)
  • A Man Escaped (1956)
  • Pickpocket (1959)
  • Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
  • Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
  • L’Argent (1983) (money)
  • Bergman:
  • Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • The Virgin Spring (1959)
  • Through a Glass Darkly (1962)
  • Persona (1966)
  • Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
  • Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  • Fellini:
  • I Vitelloni (1953) (the young and the passionate)
  • La Strada (1954) (The Road)
  • Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  • La Dolce Vita (1960)
  • Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
  • Amarcord (1973)
  • Vigo:
  • Zero for Conduct (1933)
  • L’Atalante (1934)
  • Mizoguchi:
  • Story of the Late Chrysanthemums (1939)
  • Life of Oharu (1952)
  • Ugetsu Monogatari (1953) (tales of Ugetsu)
  • Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
  • Bunuel:
  • Un Chien Andalou (1928) (an andulusian dog)
  • L’Age D’Or (1930) (Age of Gold, the golden age)
  • Los Olvidados (1950) (the forgotten one, the young and the damned)
  • Viridiana (1961)
  • The Exterminating Angel (1962)
  • Tristana (1970)
  • That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
  • Ray, Satyajit:
  • Pather Panchali (1955)
  • Aparajito (1956)
  • The Music Room (1958)
  • World of Apu (1959)
  • Charulata (1964)
  • Truffaut:
  • Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
  • Jules et Jim (1961)
  • Day For Night (1973)
  • Kurosawa:
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Throne of Blood (1957)
  • The Hidden Fortress (1958)
  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • Red Beard (1965)
  • Dersu Uzala (1975)
  • Kagemusha (1980)
  • Welles:
  • The Stranger (1946)
  • Mr. Arkadin (1955)
  • Chimes at Midnight (1966)
  • F for Fake (1975)
  • Wilder:
  • Ace in the Hole (1951)
  • Antonioni:
  • La’Aventura (1960)
  • La Notte (1961)
  • Tarkovsky:
  • Andrei Rublev (1966)
  • Solaris (1972)
  • The Mirror (1976)
  • The Stalker (1979)
  • Visconti:
  • Ossessione (1943)
  • Senso (1954)
  • Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
  • The Leopard (1963)
  • Herzog:
  • Stroszek (1977)
  • Hawks:
  • Scarface (1932)
  • Rio Bravo (1959)
  • Rohmer:
  • Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
  • Dreyer:
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  • Vampyr (1932)
  • Day of Wrath (1943)
  • Ordet (1955)
  • Gertrud (1964)
  • Carne:
  • Children of Paradise (1946)
  • Bertolucci:
  • The Conformist (1970)
  • Tati:
  • Mon Oncle (1953)
  • Playtime (1967)
  • Ophuls:
  • Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948)
  • Madame De… (1953)
  • Griffith:
  • Intolerance (1916)
  • Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • Way Down East (1920)
  • Resnais:
  • Night and Fog (1955)
  • Hiroshima Mon’Amour (1959)
  • Von Trier:
  • The Idiots (1998)
Author Comments: 

I keep telling people some day I want to make a life change and attempt to direct a film. However, I do not feel that I would be a complete film scholar capable of doing so until I finally complete seeing these films. As I go along, I will highlight what I have been able to see.