Sean Durkin

Sean Durkin

Martha Marcy May Marlene; Mary Last Seen
Voted in the directors poll

Voted for:

Three Women 1977 Robert Altman
Birds, The 1963 Alfred Hitchcock
Conformist, The 1970 Bernardo Bertolucci
Goonies, The 1985 Richard Donner
Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg
Panic in Needle Park, The 1971 Jerry Schatzberg
Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman
Piano Teacher, The 2001 Michael Haneke
Rosemary's Baby 1968 Roman Polanski
Shining, The 1980 Stanley Kubrick


As hard as it is to just pick ten, these are the films that have had the greatest long-term effect on me as a filmmaker. Each one at a very specific time in my life has inspired me, shaped my creativity and pushed my idea of what a film can achieve.