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10 Great Movie Directors Who Haven’t Made a Film For a Long Time

By Vitor Guima

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There are many great directors who sometimes spend a few years without making a film and, as fans, we can only hope that they start working on a new project soon.

With that in mind, here is a selection of 10 great filmmakers who haven’t made a movie in awhile. With projects in pre-production or not having anything on the horizon, here are 10 directors who have not released any feature films in recent years.

As always, many things interfere in the choice of the names that figure on this list, but the main factors are memory and personal preferences. If you think any other directors who did not make a movie for some time should be on this list, please leave their names as a recommendation in the comments section below.

So, here are 10 great directors who haven’t made a movie in awhile:

10. Milos Forman

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Director Milos Forman is a filmmaker responsible for amazing movies such as “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (1975), “Hair” (1979) and “Amadeus” (1984).

Now at 85 years old, the filmmaker, who was born in Czechoslovakia on February 18, 1932, started his film career in his country, being one of the most outstanding directors of the Czechoslovak New Wave.

In the U.S., Forman directed great films in the 70s, 80s and 90s, such as the aforementioned “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Hair” and “Amadeus,” and others such as “The People vs. Larry Flynt” (1996), “Man on the Moon” (1999) and “Goya’s Ghosts” (2006).

Through the years, with amazing films, Forman has won Academy Awards, Golden Globes, a Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Also, Forman is one of the most important directors of both the Czechoslovak New Wave and the → continue…

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