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49 Years of New York Opening Night Films

1963 The Exterminating Angel, directed by Luis Buñuel

1964 Hamlet, directed by Grigori Kozintsev

1965 Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard

1966 Loves Of A Blonde, directed by Milos Forman

1967 The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo

1968 Capricious Summer, directed by Jiri Menzel

1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, directed by Paul Mazursky

1970 The Wild Child (L'enfant sauvage), directed by Francois Truffaut

1971 The Debut, directed by Gleb Panfilov

1972 Chloe In the Afternoon, directed by Eric Rohmer

1973 Day For Night, directed by Francois Truffaut

1974 Don't Cry With Your Mouth Full, directed by Pascal Thomas

1975 Conversation Piece, directed by Luchino Visconti

1976 Small Change (L'Argent de poche), directed by Francois Truffaut

1977 One Sings, The Other Doesn't, directed by Agnes Varda

1978 A Wedding, directed by Robert Altman

1979 Luna, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

1980 Melvin and Howard, directed by Jonathan Demme

1981 Chariots Of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson

1982 Veronika Voss, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

1983 The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan

1984 Country, directed by Richard Pearce

1985 Ran, directed by Akira Kurosawa 

1986 Down By Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch

1987 Dark Eyes (Oci ciornie), directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

1988 Women on the Verge of A Nervous Breakdown, directed by Pedro Almodóvar

1989 Too Beautiful For You (Trop belle pour toi), directed by Bertrand Blier

1990 Miller's Crossing, directed by Joel Coen

1991 Double Life of Veronique, directed by Krysztof Kieslowski

1992 Olivier Olivier, directed by Agnieska Holland

1993 Short Cuts, directed by Robert Altman

1994 Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino

1995 Shanghai Triad, directed by Zhang Yimou

1996 Secrets and Lies, directed by Mike Leigh

1997 The Ice Storm, directed by Ang Lee

1998 Celebrity, directed by Woody Allen

1999 All About My Mother, directed by Pedro Almodóvar

2000 Dancer In The Dark, directed by Lars von Trier

2001 Va Savoir (Who Knows?), directed by Jacques Rivette

2002 About Schmidt, directed by Alexander Payne

2003 Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood

2004 Look At Me, directed by Agnes Jaoui

2005 Good Night, and Good Luck, directed by George Clooney

2006 The Queen, directed by Stephen Frears

2007 The Darjeeling Limited, directed by Wes Anderson

2008 The Class, directed by Laurent Cantet

2009 Wild Grass, directed by Alain Resnais

2010 The Social Network, directed by David Fincher

2011 Carnage, directed by Roman Polanski

 

 

 

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