Directors: Debuts–Strong and Brilliant (from A to Z)

Directors who have made a particularly strong feature debut, in alphabetical order:

A

Anderson, Lindsay, This Sporting Life, 1963, age 40

Annaud, Jean Jacques, Black and White, 1976, age 33

Armstrong, Gillian, My Brilliant Career, 1978, age 28

Ashby, Hal, The Landord, 1970, age 41

Attenborough, Richard, Oh, Lovely War! 1969, age 46

B

Balaban, Bob, Parents, 1989, age 44

Ballard, Carol, The Black Stallion, 1979, age 42

Jean Jacques Beinex, Diva, 198o, age 32

Bellochio, Marco, Fist in the Pocket, 1965, age 26

 

M

Malick, Terrence, Badlands, 1973,

 

S

Soderbergh, Steven, sex, lies and videotape, 1989, age 26

 

T

Tarantino, Quentin, Reservoir Dogs, 1991, age 28