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First Films First

From Citizen Kane to The Babadook, a director’s first film can provide the roadmap for an entire oeuvre. Revisit the films that launched the careers of cinema’s finest auteurs.

  • THE BASILISKS

    Lina Wertmüller Italy 1963
  • DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES

    Terence Davies United Kingdom 1988
  • UNRELATED

    Joanna Hogg United Kingdom 2007
  • AUGUST 32ND ON EARTH

    Denis Villeneuve Canada 1998
  • THE SMALL TOWN

    Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey 1997
  • SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME

    Chloé Zhao United States 2015
  • THE CRUISE

    Bennett Miller United States 1998
  • NOCTURNO 29

    Pere Portabella Spain 1968
  • MY SISTER'S GOOD FORTUNE

    Angela Schanelec Germany 1995