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English Literary Studies Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in May 2015 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2017.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Text list | film texts directors

Film texts (directors)*

Anderson, Wes, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Boulting, John, Brighton Rock

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Clooney, George, Good Night, and Good Luck

Coen, Joel, O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Curtiz, Michael, Casablanca

Daldry, Stephen, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

DuVernay, Ava, Selma

Farhadi, Asghar, A Separation

Fosse, Bob, Cabaret

de Heer, Rolf, The Tracker or Charlie’s Country

del Toro, Guillermo, Pan’s Labyrinth

Donnersmarck, Florian, The Lives of Others

Gondry, Michel, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Gordon, Seth, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (documentary)

Hitchcock, Alfred, Psycho

Iñárritu, Alejandro González, Birdman

Jeunet, J-P., Amelie

Lawrence, Ray, Jindabyne

Leigh, Mike, Secrets and Lies

Linklater, Richard, Boyhood

Luhrman, Baz, Strictly Ballroom

McKenzie, Catriona, Satellite Boy

McTeigue, James, V for Vendetta

Marsh, James, Man on Wire (documentary)

Moorehouse, Jocelyn, The Dressmaker

Nair, Mira, Monsoon Wedding

Niccol, Andrew, Gattaca

Perkins, Rachel, Radiance

Reed, Carol, The Third Man

Scott, Ridley, Blade Runner

Tykwer, Tom, Cloud Atlas

Tyldum, Morten, The Imitation Game

Vasarhelyi and Chin, Free Solo

Watt, Sarah, Look Both Ways

Welles, Orson, Citizen Kane

Zhang Yimou, Raise the Red Lantern

*The version of a film listed for study will be the first cinematic release by the named director, or the director’s cut.