Stills from Classic Films

selected by Piero Scaruffi
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Tengiz Abuladze
Maren Ade
Percy Adlon
Chantal Akerman
Fatih Akin
Robert Aldrich
Woody Allen
Michael Almereyda
Pedro Almodovar
Lisandro Alonso
Rick Alverson
Ana Amirpour
Robert Altman
Anders Thomas Jensen
Brad Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson
Wes Anderson
Roy Andersson
Theodoros Angelopulos
Michelangelo Antonioni
Daniel Sanchez Arevalo
Dario Argento
Aditya Assarat
Olivier Assayas
Ari Aster
Jacques Audiard
Lila Aviles
Gela Babluani
John Badham
Yong-Kyun Bae
Ramin Bahrani
Sean Baker
Kantemir Balagov
Rahi Barve
Noah Baumbach
Remy Belvaux
Busby Berkeley
Ingmar Bergman
Bernardo Bertolucci
Luc Besson
Bi Gan
Susanne Bier
Shane Black
Gabor Body
Christoffer Boe
Peter Bogdanovich
Bertrand Bonello
Joon-Ho Bong
John Boorman
Kenneth Branagh
Janicza Bravo
Robert Bresson
Luis Bunuel
Neil Burger
Tim Burton
Gonzalo Calzada
James Cameron
Jane Campion
Leos Carax
Marcel Carne'
John Carpenter
Shane Carruth
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Claude Chabrol
Jeffrey Chandor
Charlie Chaplin
Damien Chazelle
Benjamin Christensen
Lee Isaac Chung
Vera Chytilova
Souleymane Cisse'
Laura Citarella
Rene' Clair
Rene' Clement
Henri Clouzot
Jean Cocteau
Joel Coen
Jem Cohen
Francis Ford Coppola
Sofia Coppola
Pedro Costa
Kevin Costner
Michael Crichton
David Cronenberg
Alfonso Cuaron
John Dahl
Joe Dante
Frank Darabont
Dardenne brothers
Julie Dash
Jules Dassin
Brian DePalma
Vittorio DeSica
Guillermo Del Toro
Claire Denis
Arnaud Desplechin
Lav Diaz
Alice Diop
Mati Diop
Aleksandr Dovzenko
Carl Dreyer
Julia Ducournau
Germaine Dulac
Quentin Dupieux
Blake Edwards
Robert Eggers
Sergei Eisenstein
Deniz Gamze Erguven
Coralie Fargeat
Ashgar Farhadi
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Federico Fellini
Todd Field
Mike Figgis
Kleber Mendonca Filho
David Fincher
Ari Folman
Milos Forman
John Ford
Tom Ford
William Friedkin
Antoine Fuqua
Alex Garland
Philippe Garrel
Matteo Garrone
Henrik Ruben Genz
Greta Gerwig
Terry Gilliam
JeanLuc Godard
Miguel Gomes
James Gray
Peter Greenaway
Valeska Grisebach
Luca Guadagnino
Ciro Guerra
Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Michael Haneke
Mia Hansen-Love
Curtis Hanson
Tsui Hark
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Yujiro Harumoto
Henry Hathaway
Howard Hawks
Todd Haynes
Werner Herzog
Alfred Hitchcock
Joanna Hogg
Agnieszka Holland
Sang-soo Hong
Tobe Hooper
Hsiao-hsien Hou
Li-Pao Hsueh
Bo Hu
King Hu
Tran Anh Hung
John Huston
Peter Hyams
Kon Ichikawa
Shohei Imamura
Alejandro Inarritu
Peter Jackson
Benoit Jacquot
Miklos Jancso
Jim Jarmusch
Barry Jenkins
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Norman Jewison
Zhangke Jia
Wen Jiang
Jaromil Jires
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Spike Jonze
Radu Jude
Miranda July

Chen Kaige
Mathieu Kassovitz
Charlie Kaufman
Aki Kaurismaki
Elia Kazan
Buster Keaton
Richard Kelly
Ilya Khrzhanovsky
Abbas Kiarostami
Kiduk Kim
Takeshi Kitano
Elem Klimov
Satoshi Kon
Andrej Konchalovskij
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Harmony Korine
Stanley Kubrick
Akira Kurosawa
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Emir Kusturica
Marcel L'Herbier
Nadine Labaki
Fritz Lang
Yorgos Lanthimos
Nadav Lapid
Patrice Leconte
Chang-dong Lee
Spike Lee
Sergio Leone
Mike Leigh
Richard Lester
Barry Levinson
Jens Lien
Doug Liman
Richard Linklater
Steven Lisberger
Chia-Liang Liu
Ken Loach
Kenneth Lonergan
Robert Longo
Joseph Losey
David Lowery
Sergei Loznitsa
George Lucas
Sydney Lumet
David Lynch
Adrian Lyne
Majid Majidi
Dusan Makavejev
Terrence Malick
Djibril Diop Mambety
Joseph Mankiewicz
Michael Mann
John Maringouin
Lucrecia Martel
Gabriel Mascaro
Adam McKay
Fernando Meirelles
Jean-Pierre Melville
Jiri Menzel
Takashi Miike
Nikita Mikhalkov
Kirill Mikhanovsky
Lewis Milestone
David Robert Mitchell
Hayao Miyazaki
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kornel Mundruczo
Cristian Mungiu
Friedrich Murnau
Shannon Murphy
Hong-jin Na
Ko Nakahira
Hideo Nakata
Gerardo Naranjo
Laszlo Nemes
Andrew Niccol
Gaspar Noe
Christopher Nolan
Garin Nugroho
Manoel de Oliveira
Ermanno Olmi
Max Ophuls
Mamoru Oshii
Nagisa Oshima
Francois Ozon
Yasujiro Ozu
Ferzan Ozpetek
Richard Quine
Gyorgy Palfi
Jafar Panahi
Sergei Parajanov/Paradzanov
Chan-wook Park
Alan Parker
PieroPaolo Pasolini
Pawel Pawlikowski
Alexander Payne
Sam Peckinpah
Jordan Peele
Arthur Penn
Alex Perry
Christian Petzold
Roman Polanski
Sidney Pollack
Aleksei Popogrebsky
Cornelio Porumboiu
Joel Potrykus
Michael Powell
Jakov Protazanov
Cristi Puiu

Harold Ramis
Lynne Ramsay
Kelly Reichardt
Alain Resnais
Carlos Reygadas
Kevin Reynolds
Arturo Ripstein
Dino Risi
Guy Ritchie
Jacques Rivette
Glauber Rocha
Nicolas Roeg
Eric Rohmer
Alice Rohrwacher
Stuart Rosenberg
Tatia Rosenthal
Roberto Rossellini
Raoul Ruiz
Alfonso Ruizpalacios
David Russell
Wisit Sasanatieng
Sebastian Schipper
John Schlesinger
Julian Schnabel
Celine Sciamma
Martin Scorsese
Ridley Scott
Alan Shapiro
Masahiro Shinoda
Night Shyamalan
Don Siegel
John Singleton
Robert Siodmak
Victor Sjostrom
Jerzy Skolimowski
Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Kevin Smith
Steven Soderbergh
Aleksandr Sokurov
Sion Sono
Paolo Sorrentino
Steven Spielberg
Josef Sternberg
Jan Svankmajer
Goran Stolevski
Oliver Stone
Istvan Szabo
Isao Takahata
Andrej Tarkovsky
Bela Tarr
Jacques Tati
Julien Temple
Phil Tippett
Johnnie To
Giuseppe Tornatore
Jacques Tourneur
Joachim Trier
Justine Triet
Francois Truffaut
Ming-Liang Tsai
Gus VanSant
Dziga Vertov
King Vidor
Nacho Vigalondo
Jean Vigo
Denis Villeneuve
Thomas Vinterberg
Luchino Visconti
Frantisek Vlacil
Erich von Stroheim
Eskil Vogt
Lars Von Trier
Larry and Andy Wachowski
Lulu Wang
Patrick Wang
Xiaoshuai Wang
Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Paul Wegener
Peter Weir
Orson Welles
Wim Wenders
Bo Widerberg
Billy Wilder
Kar-Wai Wong
John Woo
Edgar Wright
Edward Yang
Sang-ho Yeon
Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Liang Ying
Woo-ping Yuen
Craig Zahler
Karel Zeman
Robert Zemeckis
Yimou Zhang
Chloe Zhao
Ramon Zuercher
Andrej Zvjagintsev
Edward Zwick