films directed by visual artists

just some films directed by people who also work/ed as painters, sculptors, photographers, and other visual artists (mostly limited to 2-3 films per director), still researching for more so feel free to rec directors in the comments :)

  • 24 Frames
  • 3-Iron
  • At Eternity's Gate
  • Basquiat
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Big Boy
  • Blue Movie
  • Blue Velvet
  • Certified Copy
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Control
  • Cremaster 2
  • Cremaster 3
  • Cutting Horse
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Dyketactics
  • Hana
  • Helter Skelter
  • Hunger
  • Juliet
  • La Pointe-Courte
  • Life
  • Looking for Oum Kulthum
  • The Loveless
  • Messiah
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Native Son
  • Nervous Translation
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Nowhere Boy
  • Office Killer
  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
  • Orlando
  • Orpheus
  • Paris, Texas
  • Passing Through
  • Perfumed Nightmare
  • Point Break
  • Pull My Daisy
  • The Rolling Stones: Cocksucker Blues
  • Sakuran
  • Sans Soleil
  • Search and Destroy
  • Shame
  • A Single Man
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • Vagabond
  • Who Invented the Yo-Yo? Who Invented the Moon Buggy?
  • The Wild Pear Tree
  • Wings of Desire
  • The Wolf House
  • Women Without Men