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Directors of For Sama

Lulu Wang (The Farewell)
Ritesh Batra (Photograph)
Schmidt & Abrantes (Diamantino)
Wanuri Kahiu (Rafiki)
Jia Zhang-ke (Ash is Purest White)

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All About Eve (Joseph L Mankiewicz)
The Big Lift (George Seaton)
Born Yesterday (George Cukor)
Caged (John Cromwell)
Cinderella (multiple)
Gun Crazy (Joseph H Lewis)
Harvey (Henry Koster)
Rashômon (Akira Kurosawa)
Summer Stock (Charles Walters)
Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder)

Alice in Wonderland (multiple)
An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli)
A Place in the Sun (George Stevens)
Showboat (George Sidney)
Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)
A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan)

The Bad and the Beautiful (Vincente Minnelli)
Come Back Little Sheba (Daniel Mann)
Forbidden Games (Rene Clement)
Hans Christian Anderson (Charles Vidor)
High Noon (Fred Zinnemann)
Moulin Rouge (John Huston)
The Quiet Man (John Ford)
Singin' in the Rain (Stanley Donen)
Sudden Fear (David Miller)
With a Song in My Heart (Walter Lang) 

Calamity Jane (David Butler)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Howard Hawks)
From Here to Eternity (Fred Zinneman) 
How to Marry a Millionaire (Jean Negulesco)
I Vitelloni (Federico Fellini)
Indiscretions of an American Housewife (Vittorio deSica)
Kiss Me Kate (George Sidney)
Niagara (Henry Hathaway)
Peter Pan (multiple)
The Robe (Henry Koster)
Roman Holiday (William Wyler) 

Executive Suite (Robert Wise)
It Should Happen To You (George Cukor)
Johnny Guitar (Nicholas Ray)
Magnificen Obsession (Douglas Sirk)
On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
Sabrina (Billy Wilder)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Stanley Donen)
A Star is Born (George Cukor)
La Strada (Federico Fellini) 

Honorable Mention: Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa), Brigadoon (Vincente Minnelli)


All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
The Court Jester (Norman Panama & Melvyn Frank)
Diabolique (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
East of Eden (Elia Kazan)
The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton)
Picnic (Joshua Logan)
Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray)
The Rose Tattoo (Daniel Mann)
Summertime (David Lean)
To Catch a Theif (Alfred Hitchcock) 

Bus Stop (Joshua Logan)
Giant (George Stevens)
The King and I (Walter Lang)
Somebody Up There Likes Me (Robert Wise)
The Ten Commandments (Cecil B DeMille)
Written on the Wind (Douglas Sirk) 

12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet)
The Cranes are Flying (Mikhail Kalatozov)
A Face in the Crowd (Elia Kazan)
Funny Face (Stanley Donen)
Les Girls (George Cukor)
Nights of Cabiria (Federico Fellini)
The Pajama Game (Stanley Donen & George Abbott)
Peyton Place (Mark Robson)
The Three Faces of Eve (Nunnally Johnson) 
Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa) 

Auntie Mame (Morton Dacosta)
Bell Book and Candle (Richard Quine)
The Blob (Irvin S Yeaworth Jr)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks)
The Defiant Ones (Stanley Kramer)
The Fly (Kurt Neumann)
I Want to Live! (Robert Wise)
Marjorie Morningstar (Irving Rapper)
South Pacific (Joshua Logan)
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)

The 400 Blows (François Truffaut)
Ballad of a Soldier (Grigori Chukhrai)
Ben-Hur (William Wyler)
Black Orpheus (Marcel Camus)
Hiroshima Mon Amour (Alain Resnais)
Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk)
North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock)
Sleeping Beauty (multiple)
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder)
Suddenly Last Summer (Joseph L Mankiewicz)

Honorable Mention: Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (John Guillermin), Anatomy of a Murder (Otto Preminger), Pillow Talk (Michael Gordon)