This is a detailed guide to BFI Where to begin with certain directors. For each director there are three recommended films (in order) with hyperlink to an individual article. Order of this list is based of director's country of origin. British Film Institute is a film and television charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
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„ An auteur is an artist, usually a film director, who applies a highly centralized and subjective control to many aspects of a collaborative creative work. In other words, a person equivalent to an author of a novel or a play. The term commonly refers to filmmakers or directors with a recognizable style or thematic preoccupation. " 
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