Famous thriller directors


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Famous thriller directors

  1. 1. Famous thriller Directors <br />Christopher Nolan is a British-American thriller director whose narrative structures often reflect the mental construction of the characters as in, The Dark Night, The prestige and Inception. He was born in London in 1970 and he began making films at the age of 7. Nolan directed his first film – “Following” in 1998. After the success of the film Newmarket Films optioned the script for Nolan's next film, Memento (a critically acclaimed cult film.)<br />38481002641600021717002641600044767526416000<br />David Cronenberg is a Canadian director who was born on the 15th of March 1943. He focuses on the psychological horrors of our minds. He was born in Toronto, Canada and started writing short, gory films at a young age. Cronenberg next moved to television where he directed a few documentaries. He then went on to making his first thriller film – the gore filled shivers (1975.) Cronenberg won a genie award in 1984 for directing the feature Videodrome (1983) which is about a sexually Violent TV channel that alters viewers physically and mentally. Cronenberg won awards again for his work on Dead Ringers (1988) and for his work as a director on the feature Naked Lunch (1991).In 1996 he won the Jury Special prize at the Cannes Film festival for the film Crash. More recently he directed the film Eastern Promises (2007). <br />38481001479550022764751416050061912514160500 <br />Film Certifications<br />A film certification is a picture rating system which classifies films for suitable audiences in terms of issues, such as sex, violence, substance abuse, or any other type of mature content. The appropriate rating issued to the film is called the certification. Examples of these certifications are; <br />Suitable for all<br />A U film should be suitable for audiences aged 4 and over. U films should have a positive attitude and should offer reassurance to any threat, violence or horror. <br />Parental Guidance<br />General viewing but there could be some scenes which may be unsuitable for young children. Unaccompanied children of any age are allowed to watch however it is the parents decision whether the film is suitable or not for their child, particularly if they have a sensitive child.<br />Suitable for 12 years and over<br />A 12A and 12 have exactly the same criteria however a 12A is only used for cinema purposes. 12A means the child must be accompanied by an adult whereas children must be 12 or over to be able to watch a 12.<br />Suitable for 15 years and over<br />No one under the age of 15 can watch a 15 in the cinema, rent or purchase a 15 film. <br />Suitable for 18 years and over<br />No one under the age of 18 can watch a 18 in the cinema, rent or purchase a 18 film.<br />To be shown only in specially licensed cinemas, or supplied only in licence sex shops, and to adults of not less than 18 years.<br />The R18 category is a special and legally restricted classification primarily for explicit works of consenting sex or strong fetish material involving adults. Films may only be shown to adults in specially licensed cinemas, and video works may be supplied to adults only in licensed sex shops. ‘R18’ videos may not be supplied by mail order.<br />