Six directors whose risks changed cinema.
Orson Welles"This was a force of nature that came in, a creation that wiped the slate clean from the type of films that preceded him." PLAY
ROBERTO ROSSELLINI"He changed cinema three times. First, he and Vittorio De Sica started what was called 'neo-realism.'" PLAY
MICHAEL POWELL AND emeric PRESSBURGER"I first saw The Red Shoes when I was 9 or 10. The powerful story, the richness of the color affected me very much."
JOHN CASSAVETES"Cassavetes wiped away the old vocabulary of doing films." PLAY
ROBERT ALTMAN"I saw M*A*S*H at a press screening. And not knowing any sports stuff, this was the first football game I kind of got." PLAY
Five characters who laid it all on the line.
John Lloyd Sullivan"It was a different kind of world then, in the studios making three pictures a year. The risk he takes is huge."PLAY
boris lermontov"He was oddly appealing to me when I was younger, for these risks he took that led to his self-destruction." PLAY
William Friese-Greene"He had this obsession with movement and color, and risked his health and two families for his dream." PLAY
Chuck Tatum"Chuck Tatum is a very modern kind of reporter." PLAY
Tony Hunter"It's my favorite Minnelli musical." PLAY
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