Director-Approved

More than 200 directors have collaborated with us on restoring their films and creating new supplemental features for our special editions.

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1087 Working Girls Working Girls Lizzie Borden United States, 1986
1086 Deep Cover Deep Cover Bill Duke United States, 1992
1075 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Fast Times at Ridgemont High Amy Heckerling United States, 1982
1083 Pariah Pariah Dee Rees United States, 2011
1074 Irma Vep Irma Vep Olivier Assayas France, 1996
1061 Minding the Gap Minding the Gap Bing Liu United States, 2018
1062 Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese United States, 2019
1060 Amores perros Amores perros Alejandro G. Iñárritu Mexico, 2000
1059 Crash Crash David Cronenberg Canada, 1996
1058 The Irishman The Irishman Martin Scorsese United States, 2019
1055 Girlfriends Girlfriends Claudia Weill United States, 1978
1057 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Jim Jarmusch United States, 1999
1042 Beau travail Beau travail Claire Denis France, 1999
1051 The Elephant Man The Elephant Man David Lynch United States, 1980
1039 Town Bloody Hall Town Bloody Hall D. A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus United States, 1979
1034 Portrait of a Lady on Fire Portrait of a Lady on Fire Céline Sciamma France, 2019
1038 Marriage Story Marriage Story Noah Baumbach United States, 2019
1030 Scorsese Shorts Scorsese Shorts Martin Scorsese United States,
1031 Wildlife Wildlife Paul Dano United States, 2018
1025 The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson United States, 2014
1026 Me and You and Everyone We Know Me and You and Everyone We Know Miranda July United States, 2005
1018 Paris Is Burning Paris Is Burning Jennie Livingston United States, 1990
1014 Roma Roma Alfonso Cuarón United States, 2018
1008 Old Joy Old Joy Kelly Reichardt United States, 2006
1007 Until the End of the World Until the End of the World Wim Wenders Germany, 1991
1001 The Daytrippers The Daytrippers Greg Mottola Canada, 1996
1005 Cold War Cold War Paweł Pawlikowski Poland, 2018
1002 Betty Blue Betty Blue Jean-Jacques Beineix France, 1986
995 Polyester Polyester John Waters United States, 1981
994 Local Hero Local Hero Bill Forsyth United Kingdom, 1983
988 The Inland Sea The Inland Sea Lucille Carra United States, 1991
985 Europa Europa Europa Europa Agnieszka Holland Poland, 1990
984 1984 1984 Michael Radford United Kingdom, 1984
980 La vie de Jésus La vie de Jésus Bruno Dumont France, 1997
981 L’humanité L’humanité Bruno Dumont France, 1999
982 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell United States, 2001
976 Let the Sunshine In Let the Sunshine In Claire Denis France, 2017
975 Funny Games Funny Games Michael Haneke Austria, 1997
977 Blue Velvet Blue Velvet David Lynch United States, 1986
978 One Sings, the Other Doesn’t One Sings, the Other Doesn’t Agnès Varda France, 1977
973 My Brilliant Career My Brilliant Career Gillian Armstrong Australia, 1979
968 Japón Japón Carlos Reygadas Mexico, 2002
967 I Wanna Hold Your Hand I Wanna Hold Your Hand Robert Zemeckis United States, 1978
963 To Sleep with Anger To Sleep with Anger Charles Burnett United States, 1990
958 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days Cristian Mungiu Romania, 2007
953 A Dry White Season A Dry White Season Euzhan Palcy United States, 1989
951 True Stories True Stories David Byrne United States, 1986
89 Sisters Sisters Brian De Palma United States, 1973
944 Cold Water Cold Water Olivier Assayas France, 1994
942 The Tree of Life The Tree of Life Terrence Malick United States, 2011
941 Smithereens Smithereens ​Susan Seidelman United States, 1982
938 sex, lies, and videotape sex, lies, and videotape Steven Soderbergh United States, 1989
936 Bull Durham Bull Durham Ron Shelton United States, 1988
929 Female Trouble Female Trouble John Waters United States, 1974
928 Bowling for Columbine Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore United States, 2002
432 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Paul Schrader United States, 1985
923 Beyond the Hills Beyond the Hills Cristian Mungiu Romania, 2012
924 Graduation Graduation Cristian Mungiu Romania, 2016
922 The Other Side of Hope The Other Side of Hope Aki Kaurismäki Finland, 2017
919 Dead Man Dead Man Jim Jarmusch United States, 1995
920 The Virgin Suicides The Virgin Suicides Sofia Coppola United States, 1999
913 The Age of Innocence The Age of Innocence Martin Scorsese United States, 1993
906 I, Daniel Blake I, Daniel Blake Ken Loach United Kingdom, 2016
167 The Complete Monterey Pop Festival The Complete Monterey Pop Festival    
904 Election Election Alexander Payne United States, 1999
153 General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait Barbet Schroeder France, 1974
903 Jabberwocky Jabberwocky Terry Gilliam United Kingdom, 1977
902 Desert Hearts Desert Hearts Donna Deitch United States, 1985
899 Personal Shopper Personal Shopper Olivier Assayas France, 2016
898 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me David Lynch United States, 1992
896 The Lure The Lure Agnieszka Smoczyńska Poland, 2015
895 David Lynch: The Art Life David Lynch: The Art Life Olivia Neergaard-Holm… United States, 2016
894 The Piano Teacher The Piano Teacher Michael Haneke France, 2001
893 Certain Women Certain Women Kelly Reichardt United States, 2016
892 Festival Festival Murray Lerner United States, 1967
20 Sid & Nancy Sid & Nancy Alex Cox United Kingdom, 1986
826 The New World The New World Terrence Malick United States, 2005
890 Meantime Meantime Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1984
887 Lost in America Lost in America Albert Brooks United States, 1985
872 Ghost World Ghost World Terry Zwigoff United States, 2001
871 Dheepan Dheepan Jacques Audiard France, 2015
869 Rumble Fish Rumble Fish Francis Ford Coppola United States, 1983
866 Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club Wim Wenders United States, 1999
863 Multiple Maniacs Multiple Maniacs John Waters United States, 1970
862 Canoa: A Shameful Memory Canoa: A Shameful Memory Felipe Cazals Mexico, 1976
861 45 Years 45 Years Andrew Haigh United Kingdom, 2015
856 The Before Trilogy The Before Trilogy    
855 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Pedro Almodóvar Spain, 1988
853 Cameraperson Cameraperson Kirsten Johnson United States, 2016
850 Something Wild Something Wild Jack Garfein United States, 1961
846 Heart of a Dog Heart of a Dog Laurie Anderson United States, 2015
845 The Squid and the Whale The Squid and the Whale Noah Baumbach United States, 2005
843 Punch-Drunk Love Punch-Drunk Love Paul Thomas Anderson United States, 2002
839 Boyhood Boyhood Richard Linklater United States, 2014
838 Pan’s Labyrinth Pan’s Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro Spain, 2006
Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro    
834 Blood Simple Blood Simple Joel Coen United States, 1984
828 Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Stig Björkman Sweden, 2015
822 Clouds of Sils Maria Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas France, 2014
813 Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy    
A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco A Whit Stillman Trilogy: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco    
807 Barcelona Barcelona Whit Stillman United States, 1994
The Emigrants/The New Land The Emigrants/The New Land    
794 Inside Llewyn Davis Inside Llewyn Davis Joel Coen… United States, 2013
793 The American Friend The American Friend Wim Wenders Germany, 1977
691 Thief Thief Michael Mann United States, 1981
787 Jellyfish Eyes Jellyfish Eyes Takashi Murakami Japan, 2013
786 Dont Look Back Dont Look Back D. A. Pennebaker United States, 1967
780 Code Unknown Code Unknown Michael Haneke France, 2000
779 Mulholland Dr. Mulholland Dr. David Lynch United States, 2001
777 The Brood The Brood David Cronenberg Canada, 1979
277 My Own Private Idaho My Own Private Idaho Gus Van Sant United States, 1991
775 A Room with a View A Room with a View James Ivory United Kingdom, 1986
773 Breaker Morant Breaker Morant Bruce Beresford Australia, 1980
774 Mister Johnson Mister Johnson Bruce Beresford United States, 1990
776 Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson United States, 2012
770 Dressed to Kill Dressed to Kill Brian De Palma United States, 1980
771 Two Days, One Night Two Days, One Night Jean-Pierre Dardenne… Belgium, 2014
767 My Beautiful Laundrette My Beautiful Laundrette Stephen Frears United Kingdom, 1985
765 The Black Stallion The Black Stallion Carroll Ballard United States, 1979
766 Here Is Your Life Here Is Your Life Jan Troell Sweden, 1966
720 The Big Chill The Big Chill Lawrence Kasdan United States, 1983
764 The Fisher King The Fisher King Terry Gilliam United States, 1991
762 A Master Builder A Master Builder Jonathan Demme United States, 2014
759 The Confession The Confession Costa-Gavras Italy, 1970
760 State of Siege State of Siege Costa-Gavras France, 1972
757 The Rose The Rose Mark Rydell United States, 1979
475 The Friends of Eddie Coyle The Friends of Eddie Coyle Peter Yates United States, 1973
289 Hoop Dreams Hoop Dreams Steve James United States, 1994
Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida    
753 The Thin Blue Line The Thin Blue Line Errol Morris United States, 1988
414 Two-Lane Blacktop Two-Lane Blacktop Monte Hellman United States, 1971
745 Don’t Look Now Don’t Look Now Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1973
743 La Ciénaga La Ciénaga Lucrecia Martel Argentina, 2001
741 My Winnipeg My Winnipeg Guy Maddin Canada, 2007
422 The Last Emperor The Last Emperor Bernardo Bertolucci China, 1987
697 Tess Tess Roman Polanski United Kingdom, 1979
739 Safe Safe Todd Haynes United States, 1995
37 Time Bandits Time Bandits Terry Gilliam United Kingdom, 1981
The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind    
726 Macbeth Macbeth Roman Polanski United Kingdom, 1971
725 Eraserhead Eraserhead David Lynch United States, 1977
722 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Pedro Almodóvar Spain, 1990
723 Y tu mamá también Y tu mamá también Alfonso Cuarón Mexico, 2001
47 Insomnia Insomnia Erik Skjoldbjærg Norway, 1997
712 Scanners Scanners David Cronenberg Canada, 1981
29 Picnic at Hanging Rock Picnic at Hanging Rock Peter Weir Australia, 1975
711 A Hard Day’s Night A Hard Day’s Night Richard Lester United Kingdom, 1964
156 Hearts and Minds Hearts and Minds Peter Davis United States, 1974
300 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Wes Anderson United States, 2004
708 Like Someone in Love Like Someone in Love Abbas Kiarostami Japan, 2012
382 Overlord Overlord Stuart Cooper United Kingdom, 1975
705 Breaking the Waves Breaking the Waves Lars von Trier Denmark, 1996
699 A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time Errol Morris United States, 1991
702 The Great Beauty The Great Beauty Paolo Sorrentino Italy, 2013
152 George Washington George Washington David Gordon Green United States, 2000
698 King of the Hill King of the Hill Steven Soderbergh United States, 1993
700 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson United States, 2009
123 Grey Gardens Grey Gardens David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer United States, 1976
681 Frances Ha Frances Ha Noah Baumbach United States, 2013
247 Slacker Slacker Richard Linklater United States, 1991
249 The Battle of Algiers The Battle of Algiers Gillo Pontecorvo Italy, 1966
666 The Devil’s Backbone The Devil’s Backbone Guillermo del Toro Mexico, 2001
426 The Ice Storm The Ice Storm Ang Lee United States, 1997
663 Shoah Shoah Claude Lanzmann France, 1985
659 Life Is Sweet Life Is Sweet Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1990
658 Medium Cool Medium Cool Haskell Wexler United States, 1969
654 Repo Man Repo Man Alex Cox United States, 1984
220 Naked Lunch Naked Lunch David Cronenberg Canada, 1991
651 Badlands Badlands Terrence Malick United States, 1973
646 The Kid with a Bike The Kid with a Bike Jean-Pierre Dardenne… Belgium, 2011
644 Pina Pina Wim Wenders Germany, 2011
234 The Tin Drum The Tin Drum Volker Schlöndorff Germany, 1979
638 Following Following Christopher Nolan United Kingdom, 1999
639 The Qatsi Trilogy The Qatsi Trilogy    
51 Brazil Brazil Terry Gilliam United Kingdom, 1985
636 Heaven’s Gate Heaven’s Gate Michael Cimino United States, 1980
630 Rosemary’s Baby Rosemary’s Baby Roman Polanski United States, 1968
628 The Forgiveness of Blood The Forgiveness of Blood Joshua Marston United States, 2011
627 The Game The Game David Fincher United States, 1997
624 Quadrophenia Quadrophenia Franc Roddam United Kingdom, 1979
622 Weekend Weekend Andrew Haigh United Kingdom, 2011
620 La promesse La promesse Luc Dardenne… Belgium, 1996
621 Rosetta Rosetta Luc Dardenne… Belgium, 1999
157 The Royal Tenenbaums The Royal Tenenbaums Wes Anderson United States, 2001
619 Le Havre Le Havre Aki Kaurismäki France, 2011
485 The Last Days of Disco The Last Days of Disco Whit Stillman United States, 1998
326 Metropolitan Metropolitan Whit Stillman United States, 1990
166 Down by Law Down by Law Jim Jarmusch United States, 1986
617 And Everything Is Going Fine And Everything Is Going Fine Steven Soderbergh United States, 2010
618 Gray’s Anatomy Gray’s Anatomy Steven Soderbergh United States, 1997
616 Shallow Grave Shallow Grave Danny Boyle United Kingdom, 1994
612 Certified Copy Certified Copy Abbas Kiarostami Iran, 2010
611 Being John Malkovich Being John Malkovich Spike Jonze United States, 1999
381 La haine La haine Mathieu Kassovitz France, 1995
609 ¡Alambrista! ¡Alambrista! Robert M. Young United States, 1977
602 The War Room The War Room Chris Hegedus… United States, 1993
70 The Last Temptation of Christ The Last Temptation of Christ Martin Scorsese United States, 1988
597 Tiny Furniture Tiny Furniture Lena Dunham United States, 2010
387 La Jetée/Sans Soleil La Jetée/Sans Soleil    
151 Traffic Traffic Steven Soderbergh United States, 2000
65 Rushmore Rushmore Wes Anderson United States, 1998
336 Dazed and Confused Dazed and Confused Richard Linklater United States, 1993
582 Carlos Carlos Olivier Assayas Germany, 2010
230 3 Women 3 Women Robert Altman United States, 1977
178 My Life as a Dog My Life as a Dog Lasse Hallström Sweden, 1985
576 Secret Sunshine Secret Sunshine Lee Chang-dong South Korea, 2007
577 Cul-de-sac Cul-de-sac Roman Polanski United Kingdom, 1966
574 Life During Wartime Life During Wartime Todd Solondz United States, 2010
307 Naked Naked Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1993
566 Insignificance Insignificance Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1985
563 Something Wild Something Wild Jonathan Demme United States, 1986
259 Fat Girl Fat Girl Catherine Breillat France, 2001
237 Smiles of a Summer Night Smiles of a Summer Night Ingmar Bergman Sweden, 1955
562 Blow Out Blow Out Brian De Palma United States, 1981
175 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Terry Gilliam United States, 1998
561 Kes Kes Ken Loach United Kingdom, 1970
356 Sweetie Sweetie Jane Campion New Zealand, 1989
560 White Material White Material Claire Denis France, 2009
558 Topsy-Turvy Topsy-Turvy Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1999
557 The Times of Harvey Milk The Times of Harvey Milk Robert Epstein United States, 1984
554 Still Walking Still Walking Hirokazu Kore-eda Japan, 2008
551 Cronos Cronos Guillermo del Toro Mexico, 1993
248 Videodrome Videodrome David Cronenberg Canada, 1983
542 Antichrist Antichrist Lars von Trier Denmark, 2009
540 The Darjeeling Limited The Darjeeling Limited Wes Anderson United States, 2007
536 The Thin Red Line The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick United States, 1998
533 Crumb Crumb Terry Zwigoff United States, 1995
532 Louie Bluie Louie Bluie Terry Zwigoff United States, 1985
527 The Secret of the Grain The Secret of the Grain Abdellatif Kechiche France, 2007
520 Everlasting Moments Everlasting Moments Jan Troell Sweden, 2008
521 Mystery Train Mystery Train Jim Jarmusch United States, 1989
10 Walkabout Walkabout Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1971
515 The Fugitive Kind The Fugitive Kind Sidney Lumet United States, 1960
514 Ride with the Devil Ride with the Devil Ang Lee United States, 1999
513 Summer Hours Summer Hours Olivier Assayas France, 2008
508 Letters from Fontainhas: Three Films by Pedro Costa Letters from Fontainhas: Three Films by Pedro Costa    
409 Days of Heaven Days of Heaven Terrence Malick United States, 1978
502 Revanche Revanche Götz Spielmann Austria, 2008
501 Paris, Texas Paris, Texas Wim Wenders France, 1984
552 Broadcast News Broadcast News James L. Brooks United States, 1987
496 Che Che Steven Soderbergh France, 2008
492 A Christmas Tale A Christmas Tale Arnaud Desplechin France, 2008
99 Gimme Shelter Gimme Shelter David Maysles… United States, 1970
493 Gomorrah Gomorrah Matteo Garrone Italy, 2008
490 Wings of Desire Wings of Desire Wim Wenders Germany, 1987
489 Monsoon Wedding Monsoon Wedding Mira Nair India, 2001
169 Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey Jimi Plays Monterey & Shake! Otis at Monterey Chris Hegedus… United States, 1986
486 Homicide Homicide David Mamet United States, 1991
54 For All Mankind For All Mankind Al Reinert United States, 1989
469 The Hit The Hit Stephen Frears United Kingdom, 1984
458 El Norte El Norte Gregory Nava Guatemala, 1983
450 Bottle Rocket Bottle Rocket Wes Anderson United States, 1996
440 Brand upon the Brain! Brand upon the Brain! Guy Maddin Canada, 2006
436 Before the Rain Before the Rain Milcho Manchevski Macedonia, 1994
428 Blast of Silence Blast of Silence Allen Baron United States, 1961
423 Walker Walker Alex Cox United States, 1987
418 4 by Agnès Varda 4 by Agnès Varda    
407 Mala Noche Mala Noche Gus Van Sant United States, 1985
401 Night on Earth Night on Earth Jim Jarmusch United States, 1991
400 Stranger Than Paradise Stranger Than Paradise Jim Jarmusch United States, 1984
399 House of Games House of Games David Mamet United States, 1987
389 WR: Mysteries of the Organism WR: Mysteries of the Organism Dušan Makavejev Yugoslavia, 1971
360 Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Two Takes by William Greaves Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Two Takes by William Greaves William Greaves United States,
353 Sólo con tu pareja Sólo con tu pareja Alfonso Cuarón Mexico, 1991
349 Kicking and Screaming Kicking and Screaming Noah Baumbach United States, 1995
340 Koko: A Talking Gorilla Koko: A Talking Gorilla Barbet Schroeder France, 1978
334 Harlan County USA Harlan County USA Barbara Kopple United States, 1976
333 Fists in the Pocket Fists in the Pocket Marco Bellocchio Italy, 1965
301 An Angel at My Table An Angel at My Table Jane Campion New Zealand, 1990
303 Bad Timing Bad Timing Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1980
282 Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films    
279 Young Törless Young Törless Volker Schlöndorff Germany, 1966
272 La commare secca La commare secca Bernardo Bertolucci Italy, 1962
273 Thieves’ Highway Thieves’ Highway Jules Dassin United States, 1949
257 Secret Honor Secret Honor Robert Altman United States, 1984
258 Tanner ’88 Tanner ’88 Robert Altman United States, 1988
42 Fishing with John Fishing with John John Lurie United States, 1992
362 Border Radio Border Radio Allison Anders, Dean Lent, and Kurt Voss United States, 1987
57 Charade Charade Stanley Donen United States, 1963
354 Clean, Shaven Clean, Shaven Lodge Kerrigan United States, 1994
163 Hopscotch Hopscotch Ronald Neame United States, 1980
154 The Horse’s Mouth The Horse’s Mouth Ronald Neame United Kingdom, 1958
195 I fidanzati I fidanzati Ermanno Olmi Italy, 1962
194 Il posto Il posto Ermanno Olmi Italy, 1961
215 Knife in the Water Knife in the Water Roman Polanski Poland, 1962
97 Do the Right Thing Do the Right Thing Spike Lee United States, 1989
142 The Last Wave The Last Wave Peter Weir Australia, 1977
144 Loves of a Blonde Loves of a Blonde Miloš Forman Czechoslovakia, 1965
223 Maîtresse Maîtresse Barbet Schroeder France, 1976
162 Ratcatcher Ratcatcher Lynne Ramsay United Kingdom, 1999
132 The Ruling Class The Ruling Class Peter Medak United Kingdom, 1972
122 Salesman Salesman David Maysles… United States, 1969
199 Schizopolis Schizopolis Steven Soderbergh United States, 1996
1073 Memories of Murder Memories of Murder Bong Joon Ho South Korea, 2003
1071 Defending Your Life Defending Your Life Albert Brooks United States, 1991
1070 Secrets & Lies Secrets & Lies Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1996
1068 Smooth Talk Smooth Talk Joyce Chopra United States, 1985
1067 Chop Shop Chop Shop Ramin Bahrani United States, 2007
1066 Man Push Cart Man Push Cart Ramin Bahrani United States, 2005