Sam Taylor-Johnson, Lisa Cholodenko, Sarah Polley and Other Female Directors on the Movies That Influenced Them
The filmmakers featured in T's Fall Women's Fashion issue reveal the movies that shaped their careers.
“In “Flipping the Script,” in the Fall Women’s Fashion issue of T, Lauren Tabach-Bank profiles six fierce female directors who are redefining what it means to be a woman in Hollywood, and whose daring and thought-provoking work sets the standard for a whole new generation of filmmakers. Here, they talk about the films that made them want to direct.”
Top, from left: Sam Taylor-Johnson; Jennifer Yuh Nelson; Ava DuVernay. Bottom, from left: Sarah Polley; Lisa Cholodenko; Lana Wachowski.
Photographs by Jennifer Livingston
See the filmmakers’ influences here